Angela shares her many feelings on a Thai Boys' Love drama, which is actually a polyamorous story: 3 Will Be Free (0:30). Then she and Tatiana dive into the general trend of real-life shipping or anti-shipping outside of dramas (25:00) before touching on Love By Chance's sequels (35:00) and how netizens should leave Chen alone (42:00).
After that, it's a rundown of our recent Kdrama binges: Crash Landing on You (46:00), When The Camellia Blooms (1:01:00), My Ajhusshi (1:05:00), The Liar and his Lover (1:12:00), and Itaewon Class (1:19:00). With a bonus mini-review of the worldwide phenomenon in Japanese anime, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (1:25:00).
Finally, Valerie interviews Juliette Lewis and Kimiko Glenn of Facebook Watch's Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones (1:32:00).
Tatiana and Kathryn give their rundown of the 2020 Academy Awards (1:00), cheering on Parasite, praising Taika Waititi, and mocking The Irishman with love. Then they discuss their anticipation for all the upcoming Lin Manuel Miranda musical movies (29:40), including In The Heights, Hamilton and The Little Mermaid. Next up, Whispers from the MCU includes Sam Raimi directing Doctor Strange 2 (41:00). Finally, Tatiana lists the reasons you should see Birds of Prey - or is it Harley Quinn now (47:15) - and Valerie interviews Barry Ryan and Matt McCooey of Acorn TV's Agatha Raisin (54:50).
Valerie, Angela and Tatiana discuss the latest twist in the new Doctor Who season (0:50), first impressions on Star Trek's latest CBS All Access entry, Picard (19:15), and final impressions on the last episode of Arrow ever (27:00). Then it's a breakdown of horror movie The Lodge vs. horror miniseries Deadwater Fell (39:00) and a rumination on The Good Place finale (46:00). Finally, it's an in-depth review of Netflix's Taiwanese-Malaysian drama, The Ghost Bride (1:02:00), and an interview with the creator of Britbox's Mrs. Brown's Boys, Brendan O'Carroll, and his wife, Jennifer Gibney (1:24:20).
Valerie, Angela and Tatiana gather to dissect Disney dropping the Fox logo, as well as bonus Rise of Skywalker thoughts (1:00). Then rumors of National Treasure 3 (5:30) and predictions of Parasite and 1917's future Oscar wins commence (14:00). The ending of the Crisis on Infinite Ends crossover gets dragged to the corners of the multiverse (27:10), after which a new segment called Whispers from the MCU (43:30) commences. Those include: rumors of Professor X coming to the MCU, Michelle Yeoh being in Shang-Chi, Miki Ishikawa playing Jolt in Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Hulkling showing up in WandaVision, and the Enchantress arriving in Loki. Asian Drama Corner starts up again (57:50) with The Ghost Bride, Love By Chance, Crash Landing On You, and Psychopath Diary and then Valerie takes over with TCA talk (1:18:20). Enjoy listening to feelings on M.O.D.O.K., Helstrom, Mrs. Brown's Boys, the end of Veronica Mars, Facebook Watch's Sacred Lies and Apple TV's Visible: Out On TV before being treated to an interview with the showrunners of the long-running British series Vera (1:38:00).
Valerie, Angela, Tatiana and special guest Richard vent their Oscar Nominations feelings (0:45) before getting into recent trailers for Morbius (19:40), The New Mutants (25:30), Birds of Prey (30:30), and Locke & Key (42:30). Then they rant again about possible Parasite remakes (39:30) and what Scott Derrickson leaving Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness means for the MCU (43:20). After that, it's a review of the Doctor Who 2-part season premiere (1:00:00) and the finales that occurred during the podcast's break, such as His Dark Materials (1:16:20) and The Mandalorian (1:24:00). Finally, it's a prolonged debate over just how bad or not Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was (1:35:00).
Valerie, Angela and Tatiana start by reacting to the myriad of trailers that have come out (0:50), including: Black Widow, Wonder Woman 1984, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Mulan, In The Heights, and Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears. Then we mourn the foot-in-mouth syndrome that the Star Wars cast seems to be suffering from (37:10). Valerie reviews Season 4 of The Expanse (49:30), and all three of us chat about the first half of
Crisis on Infinite Earths (55:00). Finally, Tatiana compares the Laura Dern-ness of Little Women (1:09:00) and Marriage Story (1:16:00) before we pick our favorite films of 2019 (1:23:00).
The ladies of With An Accent are back with another Pop A La Carte podcast episode this week! Instead of talking Asian dramas, we discuss some behind the scenes tragedies (0:50), specifically the deaths of Godfrey Gao and Goo Hara and what needs to change to prevent more, as well as the latest arrests in connection with the Burning Sun scandal. Melissa Benoist shared her experience with Intimate Partner Violence (13:30), and we applaud her courage.
Then it's review time, starting with Servant (21:00) and See (26:00) on Apple TV+ before moving onto Anne with an E's cancellation (33:30) versus the newfound interest in Witcher (38:30) games and books thanks to the upcoming Netflix show. And, of course, the baby Yoda show, The Mandalorian (43:00) and John Boyega accidentally losing his script (52:00). Finally, Valerie reviews Knives Out (55:20) while Angela praises Frozen 2 (59:40).
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Valerie, Angela and Tatiana kick off the special 100th episode with a discussion about the depressed movie box office and what it means for film going forward (1:15), featuring Ford Vs. Ferrari, Charlie's Angels, and Playing With Fire - not to mention taking us on a tangent to Netflix speed options and a CG James Dean (11:45). The age of Disney+, especially the cuteness of baby Yoda on The Mandalorian and the lack of worldwide access, is the next topic we move into (12:50). Then we move onto Valerie's love for His Dark Materials and how well its adapted the book so far (39:40), as well as Angela's interest in a German show on Netflix called We Are the Wave (49:45). Kdrama corner returns with a vengeance, though Chinese dramas make their way in there too (59:00), including Mr. Fighting, Be Melodramatic, Tale of Nokdu, and Extraordinary You. And for the grand finale, we introduce Nostalgia With An Accent's first segment, covering the British series Spaced (1:19:20).
With one episode to go before hitting the big 100, Valerie, Angela and Tatiana talk every new streaming service known to woman. Starting with HBO Max (0:20), as well as tonight's premiere of His Dark Materials (5:30) and the various Game of Thrones prequels (11:50); moving onto Disney+ (10:00) and extensive thoughts on The Mandalorian as well as the entire state of Lucasfilm (17:00), which inevitably leads to commentary on the final trailer for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of the Skywalker (32:30). Then there's a short discussion on Peyton Reed's return for Ant-Man 3 (49:30); reviews of some Apple TV+ shows, including See (52:00) and Dickinson (59:00); belated Sanditon finale feels (1:04:00); and a glowing review of Parasite (1:10:00).
Valerie and Tatiana discuss the latest stories relating to the return of Spider-Man to the MCU (0:50), squee about Sanditon before this week's finale murders us (15:00), then update the audience on the DCTV premieres and the way they're preparing for Crisis on Infinite Earths (34:50). Finally, Gemini Man (48:30) and Jojo Rabbit get reviewed and recommended - or not(54:30).