Wayne’s 4 X 2: The Killer, Dreaming Whilst Black 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, music and television.
It’s Wayne’s 4 by 2! 4 Reviews, 2 minutes each. Here’s what he had for us this morning:
Film: The Killer
The Killer is the newest film by David Fincher, starring Michael Fassbender as the unnamed protagonist. Fassbender portrays a cold-blooded assassin on his last job dealing with the job’s biggest challenge: boredom. This American action thriller is adapted from the 2018 French graphic novel of the same name written by Alexis Nolent and illustrated by Luc Jacamon.
The Killer is in cinemas and on Netflix now. Watch the trailer here.
Television: Perry Mason
The television show Perry Mason is based on the real events of the famed criminal defence lawyer. Set in 1930s Los Angeles in the height of the Great Depression, we see Perry Mason take on a case of a child kidnapping trial; the case of a lifetime. We see Mason navigate this trial amongst his own turmoil of being divorced and traumas from the Great War.
Perry Mason is out now on HBO, Foxtel, and Binge. Watch the trailer here.
Television: Dreaming Whilst Black
Dreaming Whilst Black is a British comedy series written by and starring Adjani Salmon. Kwabena (Salmon) works in recruitment but dreams of being a filmmaker with his video producer friend from film school Amy. The series was labelled to contain a lot of humour and heart , which confidently balances serious points about discrimination, health, inequality and history, with Salmon a natural, charming leading man.
You can find Dreaming Whilst Black on SBS On Demand, and you can watch the trailer here
Album: Aging, Kevin Drew
Kevin Drew is a Canadian musician and songwriter who, together with Brendan Canning, founded the expansive the Toronto baroque-pop collective Broken Social Scene. His latest album ‘Aging’ is downbeat and reflective but ends on an optimistic note. The album is about losing friends and family, and the agining process, Kevin’s vocals are very appealing, which helps the serious topics raised feel lighter.