AB Film Review

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]

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]

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]

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]

85 – mother!, Ali’s Wedding, Girls Trip, It Comes at Night, Zelos

85 – mother!, Ali’s Wedding, Girls Trip, It Comes at Night, Zelos

Parental and relationship issues are abound in this episode where we cover Darren Aronofsky’s latest horror mind trip, mother! We take it down a notch with the great Australian romantic comedy, Ali’s Wedding. Four women descend on New Orleans for raucous fun in the hilarious comedy Girls Trip. We lean in hard on the spoilers with Trey Edward Shults controversial It Comes at Night. And ...[Read More]

84 – Dunkirk, The Big Sick, First Girl I Loved, Chicken People, Tickling Giants

84 – Dunkirk, The Big Sick, First Girl I Loved, Chicken People, Tickling Giants

Chickens, World War II, satire, religious beliefs and sexuality are all discussed on this episode as we leap in to some of the bigger films of the year, and some of the quieter films of the year. Christopher Nolan’s war epic Dunkirk tests our spirits, while The Big Sick tries to lift them back up again. It seems everybody slept on the great First Girl I Loved and we put forward a case why yo...[Read More]

83 – The Beguiled, Baby Driver, A Quiet Passion, Lady Macbeth, Personal Shopper

83 – The Beguiled, Baby Driver, A Quiet Passion, Lady Macbeth, Personal Shopper

It’s a pretty stacked week this week as we discuss some high quality entertainment. Ranging from Sofia Coppola’s Civil War era drama, The Beguiled, to Edgar Wright’s action/musical/extravangza Baby Driver, there’s a little bit of something for everyone here. We also look at Terence Davies Emily Dickinson biopic, A Quiet Passion, and remain in the 19th century with Lady Macb...[Read More]

82 – Una, I Am Not Your Negro, Lovesong, Becoming Bond, Revelation Film Festival, Emmy Awards

82 – Una, I Am Not Your Negro, Lovesong, Becoming Bond, Revelation Film Festival, Emmy Awards

In a longer than usual episode, we cover a few topical films – Una with Ben Mendelsohn and Rooney Mara, the words of James Baldwin in I Am Not Your Negro, friendship and love in Lovesong and Australia’s James Bond in Becoming Bond. Andrew runs down what films he caught at this years Revelation Film Festival and Bernadette reluctantly runs down her predictions for this years Emmy Awards...[Read More]

81 – Wonder Woman, John Wick: Chapter 2, The Girl With All the Gifts, The Family, Transformers: The Last Knight

81 – Wonder Woman, John Wick: Chapter 2, The Girl With All the Gifts, The Family, Transformers: The Last Knight

We go genre heavy on this episode as we cover that big superhero film that everyone is banging on about, Wonder Woman. Because it’s been out for a bit, there are full spoilers within the discussion. Next up is the return of the seemingly unstoppable John Wick in John Wick: Chapter 2. Featured at this years Revelation Film Festival is the young adult adaptation, The Girl With All the Gifts. H...[Read More]

Interview with Complicit Co-Director Heather White

Interview with Complicit Co-Director Heather White

Andrew goes solo on this episode as he breaks format to interview Complicit co-director Heather White. This is a documentary which explores the toxic work environments that make up the cheap migrant labour in China – specifically focusing on the work environments that many people who create the latest smart phones and tablet devices work within. It’s a truly powerful documentary that n...[Read More]

80 – Hounds of Love, Get Out, 20th Century Women, Colossal, Split

80 – Hounds of Love, Get Out, 20th Century Women, Colossal, Split

There are eighty of these review things? Well then, lets get onto it. We cover the old and the new on this episode as we live in Australia and universal release dates are a foreign language to us. First of all we discuss the new West Australian made thriller, Hounds of Love. Then we go back to early 2017 America with Jordan Peele’s horror, Get Out. Then we go further back and get all ‘...[Read More]

79 – Alien: Covenant, Berlin Syndrome, The Eagle Huntress, Casting JonBenet, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

79 – Alien: Covenant, Berlin Syndrome, The Eagle Huntress, Casting JonBenet, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

After a brief hiatus, we’re back with another episode covering some of the big releases as well as a few of the smaller releases out there in the wild. Andrew saw Ridley Scott’s latest attempt at reviving the Alien series with Alien: Covenant. Cate Shortland returns to cinema with an engaging thriller starring Teresa Palmer – Berlin Syndrome. Otto Bell directs the inspirational t...[Read More]