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The Bad and The Beautiful: Conversations on Cinema


Jul 19, 2019

On this episode of "The Bad and the Beautiful," Charles and Jeff look at a blockbuster cash-grab, plus the latest in art house horror.

Disney's live-action remake of THE LION KING is about to hit multiplexes. We debate if Jon Favreau's photo-real redux is a worthy companion to the beloved original, which became an instant classic 25 years ago.

Then we summon the courage to go back into the freaky (and visionary) occultic world of writer/director Ari Aster, with his HEREDITARY follow-up MIDSOMMAR.

- THE LION KING, @ 0:44
- MIDSOMMAR, @ 14:09
- OUTRO / CONTACT INFO, @ 26:52

Music Selections:
- Theme Song: "Love Is For The Very Young", David Raksin, THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL
- “Fire Temple”, Bobby Krlic aka The Haxan Cloak, MIDSOMMAR