PODCAST: ABC 774 – 1st May

This week on Friday Film, Raf & I discuss the Zellner Brothers’ not-quite-based-on-a-true-story-film, Kumiko the Treasure Hunter starring Rinko Kikukchi, and a Ukrainian film in which the characters communicate solely through sign language, The Tribe (limited season at ACMI). Plus, talkback on ‘quest and journey films’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 24th April

In this week’s Friday Film segment, Raf & I were joined by Dr. Liam Burke (author of The Comic Book Film Adaptation) to discuss the latest superhero blockbuster, Avengers: Age of UltronPlus, talkback on ‘memorable cinematic robots’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 17th April

In this week’s Friday Film segment we discuss the French-Canadian melodrama from director Xavier Dolan, Mommy, and the Wim Wenders documentary, The Salt of the Earth, which explores the life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado. Plus, talkback on ‘Mothers on Film’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 10th April

This week on Friday Film, Raf & I discuss the ‘wrecks, pecs and sex’ action-soap opera Furious 7, and the documentary Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me currently screening at ACMI, on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 27th March

In this week’s Friday Film segment we discuss the political/action film ’71, starring Jack O’Connell and the IMAX film Journey to Space 3D, narrated by Patrick Stewart. Plus, talkback on ‘film narratives spanning 24 hours or less’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 20th March

This week on Friday Film, Raf & I discuss Inherent Vice, the latest film from director P.T. Anderson and starring Joaquin Phoenix, based on the Thomas Pynchon novel on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 6th March

In this week’s Friday Film segment we discussed J.C. Chandor’s A Most Violent Year, starring Oscar Isaac, and A Most Wanted Man featuring Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles. Plus, talkback on ‘genre-defying films’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 27th February

In this week’s Friday Film segment we discussed the Ava DuVernay-directed Selma, starring David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr. Plus, talkback on ‘notable film casting decisions’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 20th February

In this week’s Friday Film segment we discuss the latest feature from director Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher starring Channing Tatum. Plus, talkback on ‘Masculinity on Film’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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PODCAST: ABC 774 – 13th February

In this week’s Friday Film segment we discuss the Oscar-nominated film from director Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman (Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) starring Michael Keaton. Plus, talkback on ‘Story-within-a-Story Films’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

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