Othersode #70: Trigger Warning: Train Too Fast / Bullet Train with Samantha Allen

Take the WORLD’S FASTEST TRAIN on up to the PNW with the Squad and special guest Samantha Allen as we discuss the new film “Bullet Train” (based on the book by Kotaro Isaka) as well as Samantha’s new book, “Patricia Wants to Cuddle.” We cover everything from the film’s whitewashing allegations to the way the Bachelor franchise is basically a horror movie, so you definitely don’t want to miss this.

Next episode: “You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty” by Akwaeke Emezi – 9/5
Next Othersode: “Don’t Look Now” with Clay McLeod Chapman – 9/19

:30 – Welcome, Samantha!
9:13 – Movie summary
10:29 – Whitewashing
19:50 – Joey king, I guess
36:00 – Praise for the twins and other casting
50:50 – Book gripes
54:56 – Final thoughts
55:45 – Q&A with Samantha Allen!
1:35:05 – What’s on the blog? What’s up next?

Interview with Kotaro Isaka: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/bullet-train-casting-author-kotaro-isaka-whitewashing-criticism-1235187480/
Info on Brad Pitt allegations: https://variety.com/2022/film/news/angelina-jolie-brad-pitt-fbi-lawsuit-1235342770/

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