SWAMPODCAST #38: end of year review part two, the disaster artist review, films, books and music


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Here’s the second part of our review of the year 2017. Rui and Russ cover films, books and music, with a little detour into talk about Goodreads and other book sites. Big winners are Blade Runner 2049 and The Disaster Artist in films, Goldfrapp and Underground Lovers in music, and Andy Weir and Neil Degrasse Tyson in books. Music by Tulp and Blankts, care of Soundcloud.

Here’s a more comprehensive list of what the boys liked in 2017

Films

Alien Covenant
Blade Runner 2049
Ghost in the Shell
The Dark Tower
The Disaster Artist
Trainspotting 2
Star Wars the Last Jedi
Guardians of the Galaxy 2
War for the Planet of the Apes
Jeepers Creepers 3
Leatherface
Thor Ragnarok
Beyond Skyline
Dunkirk
Wonder Woman
Baby Driver
Neruda
The Love Witch
A Quiet Passion (Emily Dickinson, Terence Davies)
Phantom Thread (Paul Thomas Anderson)
Atomic Blonde (Charlize Theron)
Lucky (Harry Dean Stanton)

Music

Goldfrapp, Silver Eye
Underground Lovers, Staring At You Staring At Me
Justin Hayward, All the Way
The Obsessed, Sacred
Kate Bush, Before the Dawn
Bowie, No Plan
She Rocks Vol 1
Fairport Convention, 50:50@50
Fleet Foxes, Crack Up
Aimee Mann, Mental Illness
Guided by Voices, August By Cake
Ray Davies, Americana
Russ, There’s Really A Wolf
Dan Auerbach, Waiting On a Song
Glen Campbell, Adios
The Beach Boys, Sunshine Tomorrow (Wild Honey remix)
Queens of the Stoneage, Villains
Tori Amos, Native Invader
Van Morrison, Roll With the Punches

Books

New Andy Weir novel, Artemis, winner at Goodreads
Elizabeth Strout, Anything Is Possible
Celeste Ng, Little Fires Everywhere
Mohsin Hamid, Exit West
Elan Mastri, All Our Wrong Todays
Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give
Neil Degrasse Tyson, Astrophysics For People In a Hurry
George Saunders, Lincoln In the Bardo
Naomi Alderman, the Power
Tom Perrotta, Mrs Fletcher

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