PODCAST: ABC 774 – 20th November

This week on Friday Film, Raf and I discuss the concluding film in the popular YA franchise The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, starring Jennifer Lawrence, and the latest film from director Terrence Malick, Knight of Cups with Christian Bale. Plus, talkback on ‘anti-establishment heroes’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – March 3rd

In this week’s Plato’s Cave the team review Nebraska and Out of the Furnace plus Tara reports from the Berlinale and we briefly discuss the recent Academy Awards. With Josh Nelson, Tara Judah and Thomas Caldwell. Plato’s Cave – March 3rd Episode (.MP3)

PODCAST: ABC 774 – February 28th

In this week’s Friday Film segment, I discuss Alexander Payne’s Oscar-nominated film, Nebraska, and the Christian Bale-led, Out of the Furnace. Plus ‘Oscar predictions’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne. ABC 774 – February 28th Episode (.MP3)

PODCAST: ABC 774 – July 20th

It’s a Batman special on this week’s Friday film segment as Raf and I explore Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, the film’s debt to Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns and its contemporary political resonances, on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne. ABC 774 – July 20th Episode (.MP3)  

REVIEW: The Dark Knight

If industry hype can kill a film by the sheer weight of expectation alone, then it’s fair to say that few films have been as ‘hyped’  as The Dark Knight. Then again, after the critical and box-office success of Batman Begins, and barely six months after the death of one of its stars, Christopher Nolan’s […]