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70 – Arrival, American Honey, Nocturnal Animals, The Girl on the Train, Bad Santa 2, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life – Winter

70 – Arrival, American Honey, Nocturnal Animals, The Girl on the Train, Bad Santa 2, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life – Winter

Can you believe there’s 100 of these things? Well, we almost forget that we’ve sat down 100 times to record and discuss films on this show, but at least we slapped that forgotten record to the beginning of this episode. And what an episode. We discuss a few major film releases – after all, it’s turning into the back end of the year where all the quality films show up. Start...[Read More]

61 – High-Rise, Demolition, Mustang, Queen of Earth

61 – High-Rise, Demolition, Mustang, Queen of Earth

Explicit Content We return with another one of Andrew’s most anticipated films of the year – High-Rise – which screened as part of this years Revelation Film Festival. Opening that festival was Jean-Marc Vallée’s Jake Gyllenhaal dead wife flick, Demolition. Not keen on giving the men the entire spotlight we take a look at one of the best foreign language films of the year (...[Read More]

Jake Gyllenhaal

Demolition

Welcome to Man Child: The Movie. Demolition is the latest film from Jean-Marc Vallèe – you may know him as the director who helped add an Oscar to Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto’s bathroom shelves with Dallas Buyer’s Club. Here he teams up with Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal as Davis – a man who lost his wife in a car crash and just isn’t really feeling it. Not that he was eve...[Read More]

Everest

Everest

There is an old Gary Larson Far Side cartoon which has two people standing beside a massive ditch. They have climbing gear on and ready to tackle the ditch. The line at the bottom was ‘because it’s not there’. I was quite young when I read this and didn’t entirely get it at the time. What wasn’t there that made these climbers want to go down a huge ditch?

37 – Macbeth, Sicario, Everest, Dear White People

37 – Macbeth, Sicario, Everest, Dear White People

Straight off the back of our one star iTunes review, we hit the ground running in an epic discussion of Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth. Drugs and deserts get a look in with Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario. We stare directly into the abyss with Everest and finally get a lecture on racism with Dear White People. Follow us on twitter at ABFilmReview, Facebook at ABFilmReview, or on the Podbros Networ...[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]