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Mark and Simon are joined by Adam Curtis, who talks about his new film Can't Get You Out Of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World. Mark reviews Synchronic, starring Jamie Dornan as a New Orleans paramedic, Beginning, which is Georgia’s submission for 'Best International Feature Film' at this year’s Oscars, Apple TV’s Palmer, starring Justin Timberlake as an ex-convict who strikes up a friendship with a boy from a troubled home and The Dig, which stars Ralph Fiennes as a self-taught archaeologist. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and try to guess a listener’s identity by examining their streaming algorithm. 00:18:57 Celebrating Cinema 00:26:58 Chart: 2011 00:39:52 Beginning review 00:43:48 Adam Curtis interview 00:56:35 Algorithm Is Gonna Get You 01:01:51 The Capote Tapes review 01:05:09 Assassins review 01:06:35 US Movie Road Trip 01:12:24 The Dig review 01:16:53 Lobbydown Correspondents 01:22:05 Palmer review 01:25:12 TV Movies of the Week 01:27:41 Synchronic review 01:32:39 DVD of the Week Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app. We welcome your contributions: Email: email@example.com Twitter: @wittertainment