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 Ultron. Plus, talkback on ‘memorable cinematic robots’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – July 2nd

In this episode of Plato’s Cave the team discuss the recent Australian release Satellite Boy, Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel and Toshiya Fujita’s classic Lady Snowblood (DVD). With Josh Nelson, Tara Judah and Thomas Caldwell. Plato’s Cave – July 2nd Episode (.MP3)

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – June 7th

In this week’s episode of Plato’s Cave the team review X-Men: First Class, Julia’s Eyes and Cane Toads: The Conquest plus we explore superhero comic book adaptations. With Josh Nelson, Thomas Caldwell and Tara Judah. Plato’s Cave – June 7th Episode (.MP3)

REVIEW: Megamind

The superhero narrative is traditionally founded upon a conflict of moral absolutes, a battle staged between characters defined by virtue or villainy. It’s this struggle that has provided some of popular culture’s most enduring rivalries: Superman and Lex Luthor, Batman and the Joker, and Spider-man and the Green Goblin. But as the canon of superhero […]