Bernadette Peirce

Bernadette grew up renting videos from a Plains Video. She mostly hired out Cry Baby and wore the tape thin learning the lines to the John Waters classic. After a series of arguments in the car ride home with her husband, Andrew, the two decided to record their arguments and launch them into the world for everyone to listen to.

Bernadette’s Top 25 Films of 2016  – Plus Best Director, Best Acting, Best Script, Worst Films

Bernadette’s Top 25 Films of 2016 – Plus Best Director, Best Acting, Best Script, Worst Films

Our end of year episodes are long done and dusted, but if you haven’t listened to them, don’t fear! We’ve put our favourite performances and films in a handy list below. Best Director Winner: Adam McKay – The Big Short Runner Ups: Chan-wook Park – The Handmaiden, Mira Nair – Queen of Katwe, Bentley Dean & Martin Butler – Tanna, Ivan Sen – Goldsto...[Read More]

Bernadette’s Top 25 Films of 2015 & Worst Films of 2015

Bernadette’s Top 25 Films of 2015 & Worst Films of 2015

Our complete episode and rundown of our top 25 films of the year can be heard at these links: 20-11 Best Films of 2015, Honourable Mentions and Worst Films 10-1 Best Films of 2015 20. Trainwreck 19. Last Cab to Darwin 18. Birdman 17. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens 16. The Martian 15. (Tehran) Taxi 14. Citizenfour 13. Creed 12. Magic Mike XXL 11. Beasts of No Nation 10. Girlhood 9...[Read More]

Favourite & Forgotten Films with Challenging Female Characters.

Favourite & Forgotten Films with Challenging Female Characters.

Since Andrew and I started podcasting and sharing our opinions about movies I have found myself wandering through the canals of my movie experiences past, none more so than after watching the magnificent Mad Max: Fury Road. When I told people that I cried a little during Mad Max: Fury Road I was greeted with puzzled and slightly concerned looks. No it isn’t a weepy, but for me as a film fan, the t...[Read More]

Bernadette’s Emmy Award Nomination Predictions.

Bernadette’s Emmy Award Nomination Predictions.

Now to my actual predictions, as I mentioned at the beginning of the article, I’ve decided to throw a few red herrings in there with the hopes it will pay off if I’m right. The biggest surprise is in Best Comedy Series, I believe either Louie or Big Bang Theory gets dropped, they’ve both been around for a while, never won and their latest seasons haven’t garnered much buzz. I have Transparent and ...[Read More]

Bernadette’s Emmy Award Wishlist – Comedy.

Bernadette’s Emmy Award Wishlist – Comedy.

The Emmys have that same mix of minor emotional satisfaction and consistent frustration as the Academy Awards. The tendency to nominate the same or ‘prestige’ shows and ignore progressive and emerging talent, which would benefit from the exposure is particularly painful as the television landscape of recent years has become home to a number of wonderful actors (many female) who are struggling to f...[Read More]

Bernadette’s Emmy Award Wishlist – Drama.

Bernadette’s Emmy Award Wishlist – Drama.

The Emmys have that same mix of minor emotional satisfaction and consistent frustration as the Academy Awards. The tendency to nominate the same or ‘prestige’ shows and ignore progressive and emerging talent, which would benefit from the exposure is particularly painful as the television landscape of recent years has become home to a number of wonderful actors (many female) who are struggling to f...[Read More]