Wayne’s 4 x 2: The Quiet Girl, For All Mankind, and MORE

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

Entertainment junkies rejoice! 2SER’s entertainment wizard, Wayne Massingham is back from his US holiday and has got you covered with his reviews of the latest and greatest in film and music.

It’s Wayne’s 4 by 2!

4 Reviews, 2 minutes each.

Movie: The Quiet Girl

The new film, directed by Colm Bairéad, set in 1981 and is mostly in the Irish language. The film follows the story of a socially withdrawn nine year old girl, brought to life by Carrie Crowley, who goes to spend the summer with her extended family. The Quiet Girl is based on the 2010 novella Foster by Claire Keegan. The film premiered back in February and has received critical acclaim, becoming the highest grossing Irish-language film of all time, winning in seven categories at the Irish Film and Television awards.

The Quiet Girl has a limited theatrical release around Sydney, you can watch the trailer here.

Television: For All Mankind

For All Mankind is an American science-fiction drama series, which finished its third season in August. Created by Ronald D Moore, the series’ premise is that of an alternate history of the space race, with the Soviets winning the race to land a man on the moon. The series follows American efforts to match and keep up with the space race. Each season takes place a decade after the last, with the upcoming fourth season to be set in the 2000s. It stars Joel Kinnaman and Michael Dorman.

For All Mankind is available on Apple TV+.

Movie: Moonage Daydream

Moonage Daydream is Brett Morgan’s exploration into the life of David Bowie, featuring never-before-seen performances, the film allows for a unique insight into Bowie’s creative process, as well as his spiritual and musical journey. The film’s soundtrack is made up of 40 specially remastered tracks spanning the legendary artist’s 54 year career.  It is the first film about Bowie to be sanctioned by his estate. The film is an absolute must-watch for Bowie fans.

Moonage Daydream is in theatres now, you can check out the trailer here.

Album: God Save the Animals, Alex G

God Save the Queen is the Philadelphia-based artist’s Alex G’s ninth and latest album, offering an exploration into the healing power of animals.

You can find it streaming now on Bandcamp and Spotify.

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