NO POPCORN #035 | SOUND OF METAL (2020)

Dave Hanratty, Norma Howard and David Higgins return with another music-related film review as they dive into Darius Marder’s critically-acclaimed Sound of Metal. A recent streaming release for Irish viewers, it tells the story of a noise-metal drummer who begins to rapidly lose his hearing and his subsequent attempts to manage the situation.

Is this an authentic portrayal of Deaf culture? Does the casting reflect that? What about the sound design? How are the performances? And is Ruben’s band any good or not? All that and more discussed on a new NO POPCORN.

ACT ONE: What We’ve Been Watching including Dave’s descent into one-star Netflix-approved hell.

ACT TWO (28:00): Sound of Metal.

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