Screen Babble Episode 63: Ted, Reacher, The Favourite, The Holdovers and Dario Argento

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NationalWorld’s Screen Babble podcast returns for another week of preview and review regarding the world of television and film, with this week’s show helmed by Benjamin Jackson alongside fellow NationalWorld TV and Film critic Steven Ross - and a cameo from Craig partway through!

On this week’s show, Benjii deep dives into the upcoming Sky Max television series “Ted,” the prequel to Seth MacFarlane’s 2012 film starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis. Will the television series appeal to a broader audience, or is it another series for longtime fans of “Family Guy” and the few of us who enjoyed “A Million Ways To Die In The West”?

Steven takes us back to the future this week, as he looks back at the 2022 Prime Video series “Reacher.” Does it have the same pull as the Tom Cruise films of the same name, and is it worth going back to reinvestigate the series on the streaming platform?

Plus there are discussions around what we’ve watched this week, including two Oscar nominees, Jodie Foster back on the small screen, “The X-Files” and the works of an Italian horror movie maestro.

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