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: ABC 774 – 6th February

Friday Film returned for 2015 this week with a discussion of the Clint Eastwood-directed American Sniper starring Bradley Cooper. Plus, talkback on the ‘politics of the War film’ on Drive with Rafael Epstein on 774 ABC Melbourne.

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – 28th April

This week’s episode of Plato’s Cave features reviews of Cheap Thrills (DVD), and the debut feature from Australian writer-director Aaron Wilson, Canopy. Plus a report from the Tribeca Film Festival. With Josh Nelson, Thomas Caldwell, Cerise Howard and Tara Judah. Plato’s Cave – 28th April Episode (.MP3)

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – August 20th

In this week’s episode of Plato’s Cave the crew discuss Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring, Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha and the recent DVD/Blu-Ray release of Stanley Kubrick’s first feature, Fear and Desire. With Josh Nelson, Thomas Caldwell and Tara Judah. Plato’s Cave – August 20th Episode (.MP3)

REVIEW: Flyboys

Based on the actions of the WWI “Lafayette Escadrille”, a French air fighter squadron that enlisted American volunteers, Flyboys seems, on the surface, to be a fairly conventional war film. Introducing its core group of would-be pilots as they prepare to enlist, the narrative establishes each character’s social origins across lines of race, class, and […]