Nothing can come of nothing, but Amazon’s King Lear is far from nothing, so we’re good. Shakespeare’s classic undergoes a modernization effort with an incredible cast that mostly delivers, and the guys bring forth a discussion on Lear, Shakespeare, British politics, racism, and the collapse of empires.
Film is great. It can challenge us. It can entertain us. It can puzzle us. It can awaken us.
Mr. H has watched an upsetting amount of movies. They bring him a level of joy that few things have achieved.