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Thunderballers, Piercings, 90s kids, lend us your ears. Throw your hands in the air like The Thomas Crown Affair. Our series on the filmography of Pierce Brosnan continues. This episode looks at the 1999 Netflix release Annihilation. Writer-director Alex Garland follows up Ex Machina with a romantic heist caper starring Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Rene Russo and returning collaborator Oscar Isaac(s?). Can Thomas Crown steal paintings from a mysterious Shimmer that appears to bend the laws of reality? Richard seems to think so, delighting in Pierce Brosnan's best performance as Bond as Thomas Crown and a love interest who, it has to be said, is very much his equal. Meanwhile, Jonathan ponders the harrowing prospect of different scientific phenomena refracting, causing several films to bleed over into this episode. Just listen to this one as if glimpses of an episode from a parallel universe dickety-bop up now and then. Happy 4/20 y'all.
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