In this week’s podcast we focus in on the Melbourne International Film Festival, taking in three screenings. We look at The 50 Year Argument, a documentary about the New York Review of Books from Martin Scorsese. Then we watch Devil’s Playground, the unusual mini-series sequel to Fred Schepsi’s 1970s Australian new wave classic. Finally, we scare the shit out of ourselves with teen horror film It Follows.
In this week’s podcast we watch Foxtel’s The Recruit, a new reality TV competition whose winner gets a guaranteed position to play with the AFL. Then we look at The Selfish Giant, the sensitive new film from British director Clio Barnard. Finally, we chat about the Crategate controversy, a story of public art plagiarism. The […]
In this week’s podcast we’re all about food, as we chat to author Ronnie Scott about his debut book Salad Days. Then we look at the concept of Australian cuisine with a trip to Melbourne’s Sweetwater Inn, which is serving up its version of rustic Australiana. Finally we look at the latest season of Reality […]
In this week’s podcast we look at the billion dollar epic destruction porn blockbuster Transformers 4 that looks set to enter the top 5 highest grossing films of all time. Then we discuss Pitch Bitch, a new initiative aimed to encourage women writers to submit more regularly and confidently pitch their work for publication. And […]