In this series, Team FC scours the best of the internet every week to bring you a list of great reads, watches and more, from the world of film and entertainment.
Inside Reviewed: Bo Burnham’s Virtuosic Portrait of a Mediated Mind
New Yorker critic Rachel Syme does a brilliant analysis of Bo Burnham’s recent Netflix special, Inside. She writes, “We all have multiple personalities now; we are performing constantly. It’s exhausting. It’s exhilarating.” You can read the review here.
460 Days Later, Stephen Colbert Returns To THE Late Show Stage With A Full Audience
As the USA goes back to pre-pandemic ‘normal’, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert returned to its studio after more than a year, with a fully vaccinated, mask-less and socially undistanced audience. Colbert delivers a happy monologue, dances with vaccine-costumed back-up dancers, invites his wife out to make an announcement, and even holds hands with an audience member! Who would have thought?
Everyone is Beautiful and No One is Horny
This raunchy and clever essay examines how increasingly in contemporary sci-fi/comic-book/superhero cinema, the characters possess the sexiest and most perfect of bodies but don’t actually do anything sexy. You can read it here.
Anya Taylor-Joy & Josh O’Connor on The Queen’s Gambit and Prince Charles
In this latest edition of Variety‘s Actors on Actors show, Anya Taylor-Joy and Josh O’Connor discuss the two widely acclaimed shows they have been part of this last year: The Queen’s Gambit and The Crown season 4, respectively.
Friends: An Oral History of Dil Chahta Hai
As Dil Chahta Hai turns 20 later this year, critic Ankur Pathak speaks to the cast and crew of the film to chronicle the evolution and production of that iconic piece of Indian cinema. You can read it here.