Wayne’s 4 x 2 (06.06.24): Radical, Lupin, and MORE!

Do you want something to watch but aren’t sure where to start?

2SER’s entertainment wizard, Wayne Massingham is back and he’s got you covered with his reviews of the latest and greatest in film and music and television.

Film: Radical

Radical is a Mexican drama-comedy based on the Wired article A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses by Joshua Davis that tells the story of Mexican teacher Sergio Juarez. In 2011, a new teacher, Sergio Juarez Correa, arrives at the poorly-run Jose Urbina Lopez Elementary in Matamoros. In an oppressive environment rife with drug cartel violence, students at the school suffer from some of the worst academic scores in all of Mexico. Sergio must take a radical approach to inspire the students to learn.

Radical is available in select cinemas.

Watch the trailer here.


Series: The Lying Life of Adults

Based off the novel of the same name by Elena Ferrante, The Lying Life of Adults is an Italian coming of age drama. The film follows Gioavanna as she grows up in Naples in the 1990s trying to meet her aunt.

The Lying Life of Adults is available on Netflix

Watch the trailer here.


Series: Lupin Season 3

Lupin is the retelling of the classic French story about Arsène Lupin, the world famous gentlemen thief and master of disguise.

Lupin is available on Netflix

Watch the trailer here.


Album: The Fool Young Jesus

Young Jesus is the moniker of Chicagoan singer-songwriter John Rossiter. His first album as Young Jesus Shepard Head came from a period of personal struggle and introspection after moving to LA. His seventh album The Fool tells sweeping and complex stories of Brooklyn and LA told with passion and depth underscored with big emo guitars and a forthright voice.

The Fool is available on Bandcamp.

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