We opened on a sad note this episode during Here’s The Thing. We lost many great people in the couple of weeks before the show. During the segment we paid tribute to Marvel comic book writer Stan Lee, Douglas Rain, most famous for voicing HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), and screenwriter William Goldman who gave us great works such as Marathon Man (1976), The Princess Bride (1987) and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969).
Then we had Ben Wheatley on to talk about his upcoming projects Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (2018) and Rebecca. Mark and Ben also talked about Taxi Driver (1976) in the The Film That Changed My Life segment.
To celebrate the release of Bros: After the Screaming Stops (2018), Mark gave us his top 10 Rock Documentaries in List-O-Mania. 10. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015) 9. The Punk Singer (2013) 8. Heavy Load (2008) 7. Am I Black Enough For You? (2009) 6. Decline of Western Civilization Part II (1988) 5. Searching for Sugar Man (2012) 4. Amy (2015) 3. The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2006) 2. Dig! (2005) 1. Anvil! The story of Anvil (2008)
Next, we had Lenny Abrahamson on to talk about The Irish Film Festival as well as his some projects; Adam and Paul (2004), Frank (2014), Room (2015), and The Little Stranger (2018). To close this segment we asked Lenny about his Guilty Pleasure: Dumb and Dumber (1994).
To end the show we payed homage to the late William Goldman. Mark invited Freya Parks and Robert Ziegler onto the stage to play Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969).