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Episode Info:

Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Jake discuss the week's films, Daniel speaks to the director of 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society' Mike Newell about the making of the film, and we join the battle between Netflix and Hollywood's heavyweights as the streaming service's feud with Cannes Film Festival divides opinions.

Reviews
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (0:42)
▸ I Am Not A Witch (7:40)
Super Troopers 2 (8:23)
▸ The Song Keepers (17:11)
I Feel Pretty (18:52)

Trailers
Hot Summer Nights (26:26)
Mary Shelley (30:20) - you can also read Jake's 'Mary Shelley' review here
The Meg (35:21)

News
▸ The new-school world of movie streaming and the old-school world of movies in theatres are now at war - and at the centre of that war is a feud between Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival. It all kicked off at the end of March, when Cannes announced that Netflix movies would be banned from competing at the festival because of the streamer's refusal to embrace old-fashioned theatrical rollouts. Last week, Netflix announced that it was pulling out of Cannes completely - not just the competitions - to protest the decision. No films with Netflix distribution will play in any section at Cannes this year. This conflict is really about two very different cinema cultures - the French perspective, which sees cinema as a communal experience devoted to an art that is meant to be projected onto a big screen - and the American one, which values choice and individual taste and looks at a movie as something that’s the same no matter the size of the screen and the viewing conditions under which you see it. Now, with an increasing amount of directors, actors and film critics weighing into the Netflix vs Cannes debate... who is right and who is wrong? (40:21)

Interview
▸ With the release of ‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ this week, Daniel had the chance to chat with acclaimed director Mike Newell about his experiences making the film, dealing with a relatively unknown moment in the history of the Second World War, and to ask him - is a potato peel pie really as bad as it sounds? (47:48)

‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ is in cinemas now - for more information and to buy tickets, head to www.guernseymovie.com.au.

Comps
Win one of five copies of 'Darkest Hour' on Blu-ray
Win one of ten double passes to see 'Gurrumul' in cinemas
Win one of ten double passes to see 'Last Flag Flying' in cinemas
Win one of five copies of 'The Jungle Bunch'
Win one of five copies of 'The Florida Project' on Blu-ray
Win one of five copies of 'Pitch Perfect 3' on Blu-ray

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maketheswitchAU.tumblr.com

The hosts
twitter.com/Charlie_David
twitter.com/MissJess_SWITCH
twitter.com/DanielLammin
twitter.com/JakeChatty

Next week's episode
▸ Reviews of 'Avengers: Infinity War', 'Gurrumul', 'Double Lover', 'Loveless', 'Unsane' and 'Last Flag Flying'

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