Contagion, Actually

It's the all-star popcorn thriller that accidentally became a haunting documentary... but is Steven Soderbergh's Contagion actually a great movie, or just an unexpectedly relevant one? 


In this week's podcast, we discuss film star hygiene, the perils of plotting an ensemble movie, unnecessary slut-shaming and more as we take a deep dive into a once-forgotten movie that's suddenly back on everyone's radar. 


We also have our usual round of drinking games, listener submissions and a sequel pitch that ask the vital question - what if the events of this film invaded the reality of a classic festive Rom Com? Intrigued? Tune in to find out more...


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46.05: Contagion, Actually


54.00Episode 160 Preview & Listener Submissions