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.

PODCAST: ABC 774 – 5th September

On this week’s Friday Film I discuss the Tom Hardy vehicle, Locke and a recent film from director David Gordon Green, Joe starring Nicolas Cage. Plus, talkback on ‘solo actor films’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

PODCAST: ABC 774 – May 17th

In this week’s Friday Film segment I chat to Raf about J.J. Abrams’ blockbuster sequel Star Trek: Into Darkness and the latest film from Blue Valentine director Derek Cianfrance, The Place Beyond the Pines plus talkback on ‘Filmic worlds you’d gladly inhabit for the rest of your life’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne. […]

ANALYSIS: The White Man’s Journey: ‘On The Road’

More than half a century after it was first published and three decades since Francis Ford Coppola acquired the rights to the material, Jack Kerouac’s Beat Generation novel On the Road (d. Walter Salles) has been adapted for the screen. Of the many challenges in reproducing Kerouac’s celebrated work (e.g. contending with the sprawling structure […]

ANALYSIS: Reigning Men?: Masculinity in ‘Magic Mike’

You’re not just stripping. You are fulfilling every woman’s wildest fantasies. You are the husband that they never had. You are that dreamboat guy that never came along. You are the one-night stand: that free fling of a fuck that they get to have tonight, with you on stage, and still go home to their […]

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – July 30th

In this week’s episode of Plato’s Cave the team review In Darkness and Magic Mike pus we preview a number of films from the upcoming 2012 Melbourne International Film Festival. With Josh Nelson, Tara Judah and Thomas Caldwell. Plato’s Cave – 30th July Episode (.MP3)

PODCAST: ABC 774 – July 27th

This week on Friday film Raf and I discuss Channing Tatum, male strippers, commodified masculinity and the global financial crisis in Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne. ABC 774 – July 27th Episode (.MP3)

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – January 5th

In this episode the Plato’s Cave team review War Horse, Terri (DVD) and Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows, plus we examine the representation of masculinity in contemporary cinema. With Josh Nelson, Thomas Caldwell and Tara Judah. Plato’s Cave – January 5th Episode (.MP3)