41. Labyrinth (1986)

Released Wednesday, 29th January 2020
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This episode is dedicated to the late Terry Jones, who (among his many accomplishments) wrote the screenplay for the topic of Will & Jes's conversation: LABYRINTH, the 1986 cult classic starring Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie. Topics include: the film's appeal to all age groups; the power of nostalgia; use of fantasy tropes to tell a very original "coming of age" story; the deep mythic and psychological underpinnings of Labyrinth's themes of growing up; celebrity deathmatch: Jareth the Goblin King vs. Freddy Kreuger... and much more.
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REFERENCED ARTICLE: The Heart of the Labyrinth: Reading Jim Henson's Labyrinth as a Modern Dream Vision

Chilly Down - song and lyrics by David Bowie - performed by Charles Augins, Richard Bodkin, Kevin Clash, and Danny John-Jules

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