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88 – Paddington 2, Justice League, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Jim & Andy, Spookers, Tower, Wilson, The Dark Tower

88 – Paddington 2, Justice League, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Jim & Andy, Spookers, Tower, Wilson, The Dark Tower

It’s a two hour epic episode this one, and unlike Justice League, you get this one for free. Whether it’s as entertaining as Justice League is up to you. Outside of that film, we also chat about the sequel to Paddington, Paddington 2. We also take a look at the bizarre world of Yorgos Lanthimos with The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Actor Jim Carrey and comedian Andy Kaufman get explored v...[Read More]

Jungle – 2017 – Greg McLean – Including Interview with Greg McLean – The Last New Wave

Jungle – 2017 – Greg McLean – Including Interview with Greg McLean – The Last New Wave

On this episode, Andrew catches up with horror director Greg McLean to discuss his latest film Jungle, while also touching on what drives him as a horror director. Jungle is a superb survival horror flick featuring Daniel Radcliffe as Yossi Ghinsberg, a tourist trying to survive a harsh jungle environment. After the interview, Bernadette and Andrew review the film and discuss what works about it. ...[Read More]

87 – Thor: Ragnarok, Brad’s Status, My Life as a Zucchini, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Annabelle: Creation, A Ghost Story, War for the Planet of the Apes

87 – Thor: Ragnarok, Brad’s Status, My Life as a Zucchini, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Annabelle: Creation, A Ghost Story, War for the Planet of the Apes

Another jam packed episode as the blockbusters and the indies clash on this episode with films that are old and new getting discussed. Starting out with director Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok and its exploration of a man who has electricity in his fingers, we then move to the conundrum that is the modern white man by way of Ben Stiller in Brad’s Status. A french orphanage gets a look ...[Read More]

Three Summers Writer/Director Ben Elton Interview – The Last New Wave

Three Summers Writer/Director Ben Elton Interview – The Last New Wave

Writer, director, author, all round funny guy Ben Elton has made a triumphant return to cinema with his second film, Three Summers. Set in Western Australia, this is a film that celebrates community, life, music and what it means to be Australian. It’s a pure joy of a film. Andrew sat down with Ben to discuss what went into making the film, and what inspired the Australian-ness in it. Read A...[Read More]

Babe: Pig in the City – 1998 – George Miller – The Last New Wave

Babe: Pig in the City – 1998 – George Miller – The Last New Wave

George Miller’s classic pig flick Babe: Pig in the City gets a thorough discussion with Michael Denniston from Following Films. Babe: Pig in the City is one of the great Australian animal films, and one that certainly pushes your emotional buttons in every way. As the follow up to the Best Picture nominee Babe, Babe: Pig in the City is a film full of intricate characters and themes. Listen t...[Read More]

86 – Battle of the Sexes, Good Time, Patti Cake$, My Cousin Rachel, Risk

86 – Battle of the Sexes, Good Time, Patti Cake$, My Cousin Rachel, Risk

We dive into some of the years best films and somehow manage ending up discussing politics and what it means to be a feminist. Yep. We check out Emma Stone and Steve Carrell’s reunion in Battle of the Sexes. Robert Pattinson brings the heat in Good Time. Aussie actress Danielle MacDonald tests her rap skills in Patti Cake$. Rachel Weisz stars as the titular cousin in Roger Michel’s My ...[Read More]

Red Christmas Writer/Director Craig Anderson Interview – The Last New Wave

Red Christmas Writer/Director Craig Anderson Interview – The Last New Wave

Writer, director, comedian, producer, actor, Craig Anderson joins Andrew to discuss his latest horror film, Red Christmas. Starring Dee Wallace, this horror film is one that pushes a few boundaries – namely, it’s a film with a villain that has a controversial origin. While this discussion is mostly light hearted, it is necessary to put a trigger warning in for anybody sensitive to the ...[Read More]

Not Quite Hollywood Director Mark Hartley Interview – The Last New Wave

Not Quite Hollywood Director Mark Hartley Interview – The Last New Wave

Umbrella Entertainment have once again come out with an essential Bluray release of a great Australian film. This time, it’s Mark Hartley’s Not Quite Hollywood. Andrew caught up with Mark to discuss his documentary and find out about the research that went in to making an exhaustive film about a great period of Australian cinema. Make sure to pick up the Bluray from Umbrella right here...[Read More]

Vote Yes! – AB Film Review Supports Marriage Equality

Vote Yes! – AB Film Review Supports Marriage Equality

Download the mp3 In Australia at the moment, there is a postal survey being run to gauge the publics opinion on whether marriage equality should exist or not. This short special episode is simply us, and some lovely guests, throwing our voices out there in support of the ‘Yes’ campaign. If you haven’t voted yet, please make sure to tick yes and support marriage equality. Voices o...[Read More]

Storm Boy – 1976 – Henri Safran – The Last New Wave

Storm Boy – 1976 – Henri Safran – The Last New Wave

The classic Australian kids film, Storm Boy, gets a deep dive on this episode with a new guest – Ben Kooyman. Henri Safran’s classic is a powerful, important film about a young boy and his relationship with a pelican that he helps raise. In this episode we talk about the history of Storm Boy, where it stands in the the Australian New Wave period and discuss David Gulpilil’s caree...[Read More]

Teenage Kicks Writer/Director Craig Boreham Interview – The Last New Wave

Teenage Kicks Writer/Director Craig Boreham Interview – The Last New Wave

Teenage Kicks is a powerful, impressive feature film debut from writer/director Craig Boreham. Craig cut his teeth on short films and has established himself as one of the great voices of LGBTIQ cinema in Australia. In this interview, Craig talks about the creation of the film as well as the working process with actor Miles Szanto. Teenage Kicks will be hitting the Iris Prize Festival in the UK in...[Read More]