Shrink The Box, Plane, Unwelcome, All The Beauty and The Bloodshed, & The Fabelmans

Kermode & Mayo’s Take

Jan 27 2023 • 1 hr 21 mins

Ever wondered why Tony Soprano's therapist stuck with him? Simon and Mark chat with friend of the show, actor/comedian Ben Bailey Smith, and psychotherapist Sasha Bates about their new podcast ‘Shrink the Box’ where every week Sasha and Ben give listeners the chance to delve into the psyches of their favorite fictional film and tv characters.   Mark reviews Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical coming of age drama ‘The Fablemans’, ‘Plane’ stars Gerrard Butler who finds himself in even more danger after he is forced to land a commercial plane on an island in the Philippines, ‘Unwelcome’ a new horror film about a couple who are gifted a house in rural Ireland that isn’t what it seems, and ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ - the new Oscar nominated documentary directed by Laura Poitras which explores the life of artist Nan Goldin and her takedown of the Sackler family. Time Codes (relevant only when you are part of the Vanguard): 13:51 All The Beauty and The Bloodshed Review 18:54 Box Office Top 10 33:16 Shrink The Box with Ben Bailey Smith and Sasha Bates 48:54 The Fabelmans Review 58:35 Laughter Lift 01:02:42 Plane Review 01:09:37 Unwelcome Review EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! You can contact the show by emailing or you can find us on social media, @KermodeandMayo A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.    Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at and follow us @sonypodcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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