MAFIA MAMMA and SHOWING UP on Episode #457

Toni Collette talks frantically on the phone in the movie Mafia Mamma.This week we’re reviewing MAFIA MAMMA and SHOWING UP! We start by discussing Kelly Reichardt’s dramedy SHOWING UP (3:22), which stars Michelle Williams as a sculptor trying to pursue her artistic work while contending with the struggles of daily life. Next, we cover Catherine Hardwicke’s comedy MAFIA MAMMA (27:42), which stars Toni Collette as an American woman who inherits her grandfather’s mafia empire in Italy and has to decide how she wants to run her crime family. And in this week’s Patreon exclusive audio, in honor of its upcoming Amazon Prime Video adaptation, we’re talking about David Cronenberg’s 1988 thriller/horror film DEAD RINGERS starring Jeremy Irons! 


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