Culture Bunker: Yard Act, Linda Marric’s movies of 2022, plus Japanese drama, The Journalist

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As Yard Act Overload us with new tunes, Jim Butler and Linda Marric join us to unpack the post-punk rockers’ latest album. Disney’s charming animation, Encanto, has Alex Andreou in a spell, but what will the panel make of it? Plus, Linda shares her top films of 2022, and we unpack Netflix’s new Japanese newsroom thriller, The Journalist.

“Nightmare Alley is del Toro's best film since Pan's Labyrinth.” - Linda Marric

“If you come from a large family with a strong female lead, you will love Encanto.” - Alex Andreou

“Yard Act don't have to paint themselves into a post-punk corner. They could go down an LCD Soundsystem route.” - Jim Butler

“The lyrics on Rich are worthy of Edward Lear.” - Alex Andreou

“You're hammered over the head from the opening scene that The Journalist is important.” - Jim Butler

Written and presented by Siân Pattenden and Alex Andreou. Producer: Jelena Sofronijevic. Audio production: Alex Rees. Theme music: ‘Bunker Theme (Juntos Mix)’ by Kenny Dickinson. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. The Culture Bunker is a Podmasters production. 

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