Comedy

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]

Interview with A Few Less Men Star Chloe Hurst

Interview with A Few Less Men Star Chloe Hurst

On this episode Andrew interviews star of the new comedy sequel A Few Less Men, Chloe Hurst. In it, he talks to Chloe about life after moving to the US and the transition from stage to film based roles. Follow The Last New Wave on Facebook and Twitter. Feel free to leave us a review on iTunes here. Subscribe to the RSS feed for The Last New Wave here. Listen to AB Film Review here. Follow ABFilmRe...[Read More]

Interview with Jasper Jones and These Final Hours Star Angourie Rice

Interview with Jasper Jones and These Final Hours Star Angourie Rice

Angourie Rice is the star of Australian films like Jasper Jones and the cult hit These Final Hours. In Rachel Perkins adaptation of Craig Silvey’s much loved novel, Angourie stars as Eliza Wishart, the sister of missing girl Laura. Follow The Last New Wave on Facebook and Twitter. Feel free to leave us a review on iTunes here. Subscribe to the RSS feed for The Last New Wave here. Listen to A...[Read More]

AB Film Review’s 2016 Film Awards – Part Three – Best Films 20-1

AB Film Review’s 2016 Film Awards – Part Three – Best Films 20-1

Ah, finally, the episode that you’ve all been waiting for. The culmination of a year of film watching comes to a close with our twenty favourite films from 2016. As mentioned in the episode, this list includes films that may have had 2015 US releases. As per the other episodes as well, there’s a lot of swearing here, as well as a fair amount of hiccups too – alcohol will do that ...[Read More]

AB Film Review’s 2016 Film Awards – Part Two – Best Acting, Best Director, Best Script, Worst Films

AB Film Review’s 2016 Film Awards – Part Two – Best Acting, Best Director, Best Script, Worst Films

Part two of our awards swear-a-thon is here. In this one we go through the acting of 2016 and nominate and award those who we feel gave the best performances of the year. We also dish out our Best Director award and Best Script. Also, it wouldn’t be an awards show without running through what we think were the worst films of 2016. The song at the end of this episode is The Drones Boredom. Fo...[Read More]

AB Film Review’s 2016 Film Awards – Part One – Best Scene, Best Australian Film, Best Dance Scene, Best Documentary, and More…

AB Film Review’s 2016 Film Awards – Part One – Best Scene, Best Australian Film, Best Dance Scene, Best Documentary, and More…

Welcome to the first part of AB Film Review’s End of 2016 Awards Show. Spread over three episodes because, well, we simply can’t contain all the different things we have to say in one episode. One day we’ll show restraint, but that day is not today. In this episode, we start our path to drunkenness as we discuss the best scene, best Australian film, best documentary, worst scene,...[Read More]

Lucky Miles – 2007 – Michael James Rowland – The Last New Wave

Lucky Miles – 2007 – Michael James Rowland – The Last New Wave

On this episode Andrew is joined by repeat guest Dwight Hurst to discuss Michael James Rowland’s 2007 film Lucky Miles. A rarity in Australian cinema, Lucky Miles is a drama/comedy about asylum seekers. Listen to The Broken Brain and check out Dwight’s work here and follow him on twitter. To read more about the Australian Government produced film Journey, head to the website here. To w...[Read More]

75 – Sing Street, The Man Who Knew Infinity, Sunset Song, Blue Jay, James White, Nasty Baby

75 – Sing Street, The Man Who Knew Infinity, Sunset Song, Blue Jay, James White, Nasty Baby

In what is our last episode where we rundown of films from 2016, we also get hot and sweaty in 40 (hawt) degree temperatures to bring this episode recorded on Invasion Day (aka Australia Day). We start out with John Carney’s latest musical Sing Street (there are slight spoilers in this discussion, but honestly, this is a film that knowing what happens doesn’t matter). Sticking in the U...[Read More]

74 – The Edge of Seventeen, 13th, War on Everyone, 45 Years, Krisha, Other People, The Assassin, Bridget Jones’s Baby, Everything is Copy

74 – The Edge of Seventeen, 13th, War on Everyone, 45 Years, Krisha, Other People, The Assassin, Bridget Jones’s Baby, Everything is Copy

Another collection of 2016-ish films on this episode as we once again trawl through the many films we missed during the year, as we prepare ourselves for our end of year wrap up episode. Here, we go through the teenage years with Hailee Steinfeld in The Edge of Seventeen. Next up we look at the great essay of the way racism is built into the American constitution in Ava Duvernay’s 13th. Mich...[Read More]

Best Australian Films of 2016

Best Australian Films of 2016

2016 was another solid year for Australian cinema with some fantastic dramas, comedies and documentaries all being produced by great Australian talent. It was also the year that we decided to launch a second podcast, The Last New Wave, a show that is purely dedicated to covering Australian cinema, both new and old. Australian cinema had another solid year with good attendance, although no film hit...[Read More]

Red Dog: True Blue Review

Red Dog: True Blue Review

How do you make a sequel to a much loved film in which the titular star dies at the end? Even more, how do you make a sequel when the actor who portrayed the titular character has passed away as well? Well, trust director Kriv Stenders and author Louis de Bernieres (by way of screenwriter Daniel Taplitz) to find a way to continue the legacy of the mythical Red Cloud Kelpie from the Pilbara in one ...[Read More]

72 – La La Land, Broke, Queen of Katwe, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

72 – La La Land, Broke, Queen of Katwe, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There is no episode more indicative of the quality of this show than this episode right here. There’s bad audio. There’s swearing. Lots of swearing. There’s unexpected spoilers out of nowhere. There’s complaints about how hot it is. There’s an argument. There’s Bernadette telling Andrew he’s a fool. There’s also a double five star rating of a film. A...[Read More]