Tonight Dan, Jo, Mike and Mark look at how celluloid tackles illness. They look at comedy-drama Other People from 2016 starring Jesse Plemons, the Oscar winning Still Alice with superb Julianne Moore and Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me from 2014 (in a tribute to the recently departed singer).
Tonight Take 127 plays music from the films featured in earlier shows:
The Hollywood Persuaders - Drums A-Go Go
Carter Burwell ft Tom Noonan - None of Them Are You
Teenage Fanclub - The Concept
Penny & the Quarters - You and Me
Orchestra Marrabenta Star de Mocambique - Nwahulwana
Aimee Man - Wise Up
Sean Buckley and the Breadcrumbs - Everybody Knows
Stephen Malkmus and the Million Dollar Bashers - Ballad of the Thin Man
Tonight Dan, Kirk and Mike discuss 2 mid-80s movies about yuppie nightmares - Something Wild directed by Jonathon Demme (1986) and After Hours directed by Martin Scorsese (1985). The featured music included was by Sister Carol, Fabulous Five, Peggy Lee and Bad Brains.
Today we welcome Paul Cotgrove from Southend Film Festival, which is the counties biggest film festival. We about this year's schedule, some of the history of past festivals and exclusive and exciting news about 2018.