Noah Baumbach

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]

43 – By the Sea, Mistress America, Force Majeure, The Secret in Their Eyes

43 – By the Sea, Mistress America, Force Majeure, The Secret in Their Eyes

In an attempt to write better Podcast episode summaries, I’ve decided to give a little bit more of a run down of what happens in each episode. I have no idea if people even read these things or not. Do you? I do sometimes. Most of the time I just hit play on the podcast and go right ahead into the audio glory that awaits. Is this episode further audio glory for the AB Film Review podcast? I ...[Read More]

Mistress America

Mistress America

Indie film ingénue Greta Gerwig once again teams up with indie film director (and current husband) Noah Baumbach in Mistress America. Gerwig stars as Brooke, the soon-to-be sister-in-law of Lola Kirke’s Tracy. Brooke’s father and Tracy’s mother are soon to be wed, and from Tracy’s mother’s suggestion, the two meet up and a ‘friendship’ spawns. Lola Kirke’s Tracy is in her first year of college, an...[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]