Plato’s Couch – NEAR DARK (1987)

Kathryn Bigelow’s Near Dark (1987) is the subject of the first episode of Plato’s Couch. Here I explore issues of genre, gender, violence and the film’s production history.

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.

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – August 23rd

In this week’s episode of Plato’s Cave the team review Cowboys & Aliens, Win Win and Pina, plus we discuss the use of 3D in cinema. With Josh Nelson, Tara Judah and Thomas Caldwell. Plato’s Cave – August 23rd Episode (.MP3)