May 18, 2021 • 39M

'Those Who Wish Me Dead' Review

Plus, is the cancellation and republication of Blake Bailey's Philip Roth bio a controversy or a nontroversy?

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Sonny Bunch
Here's the elevator pitch: It's "Left, Right, and Center" meets "Siskel and Ebert." Three friends from different ideological perspectives discuss the movies and controversies (or nontroversies!) about them. Featuring bonus episodes for Bulwark+ members.

This week Sonny Bunch (The Bulwark), Alyssa Rosenberg (The Washington Post), and Peter Suderman (Reason) review Taylor Sheridan’s new fire jumping flick, Those Who Wish Me Dead. Is this ’90s throwback a hit or a miss? Or just kind of generic and lumpy? Plus, we ask whether or not the once-canceled, now-revived biography of Philip Roth by Blake Bailey should see the light of day, given sexual assault accusations leveled against Bailey. And make sure to check out our members-only episode on the Warner Media/Discovery merger: we have many thoughts about the increasingly costly nature of unbundling!