It's the all-star popcorn thriller that accidentally became a haunting documentary... but is Steven Soderbergh's Contagion actually a great movie, or just an unexpectedly relevant one?
In this week's podcast, we discuss film star hygiene, the perils of plotting an ensemble movie, unnecessary slut-shaming and more as we take a deep dive into a once-forgotten movie that's suddenly back on everyone's radar.
We also have our usual round of drinking games, listener submissions and a sequel pitch that ask the vital question - what if the events of this film invaded the reality of a classic festive Rom Com? Intrigued? Tune in to find out more...
Beyond The Box Set is a viral sensation in which classic movies are infected with the most insidious virus of them all - sequel fever! Each week we discuss a timeless standalone feature and compete to pitch the most ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them to the big screen.
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00.00: Killing Gwyneth
24.30: Contagion Drinking Games
36.00: Contagion 2: Election Season
46.05: Contagion, Actually
54.00: Episode 160 Preview & Listener Submissions
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