Movieland 67: Once My Mother07/22/14
CJ Johnson chats to Sophia Turkiewicz about her new documentary examining hidden histories of the Eastern Front through the her releationship with her mother, who went from Poland to a Siberian gulag... to Adelaide.
Movieland 66: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Review
CJ reviews Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Movieland 65: The Disaster Artist
CJ chats with The Room's Greg Sestero about his book The Disaster Artist (just wait until you hear his Tommy Wiseau impression), then with Finnish movie star Laura Birn.
Movieland 64: The Last Impresario
CJ chats with Gracie Otto and Nicole O'Donohue about their film The Last Impresario, about theatre producer Michael White.
Movieland 63: Crushed with Robbie Miles
CJ chats with Robbie Miles about producing his first featre film, Crushed, set on an Australian vineyard.
Movieland 62: Sydney Film Festival Sideways
CJ takes a sideways look at this year's Sydney Film Festival.
Movieland 61: Corn Chips, Corn Cobs
CJ chats with Tom Noakes and Belinda Dean about Corn Cobs, their web series for the ABC Fresh Blood initiative.
Movieland 60: Movie Star Memoir Madness!
CJ reviews autobiographies by Christopher Plummer (In Spite of Myself), Corey Feldman (Coreyography), and Gunnar Hansen (Chain Saw Confidential).
Movieland 59: Monsters and Mothers
CJ reviews Godzilla and Child's Pose.
Movieland 57: Comedy Film Nerds
CJ Johnson chats to the LA-based podcast stars Comedy Film Nerds, Chris Mancini and Graham Elwood, on the eve of their trip to Australia to film segments for their documentary feature Earbuds, about the world of podcasting.
Movieland 56: 52 Tuesdays, Berlin and Sundance
CJ chats with the director and star of Berlin and Sundance award winner 52 Tuesdays.
Movieland 55: Aim High In Creation!
CJ interviews Anna Broinowski (Forbidden Lie$) about her new film Aim High In Creation!, much of which was shot in Pyongyang, North Korea, featuring interviews with that secretive nation's top film directors.
Movieland 54: The Railway Man
CJ Johnson chats with director Jonathan Teplitzky about his film The Railway Man, based on the beloved memoir by Eric Lomax, starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman.
Movieland: Nymphomaniac, Noah and Muppets!
CJ reviews Nymphomaniac, Noah and Muppets Most Wanted.
Movieland: Hollywoodland Scandals
The Golden Age of Hollywood, when the sign in the hills read "Hollywoodland", was filled with scandal. MGM Cheif Louis B. Mayer's Grandniece Alicia Mayer fills CJ Johnson in on the goss.
Movieland: Extreme Cinema
Jack Sergeant joins CJ Johnson to discuss the dark world of Extreme Cinema.
Movieland: Tracks and Keach
Director John Curran has finally brought Tracks, Robyn Davidson's classic Australian memoir of crossing the desert, to the big screen, with Mia Wasikowska. CJ Johnson interviews Curran about adapting this long-gestational work. Then, CJ reviews Stacy...
Movieland: Mysterious Protagonists
Some movies have what we might call a "mysterious protagonist" - a lead character who, for example, claims they're an alien, or a super-being, or Jesus, and we, as well as the characters around them, are wondering: are they or aren't they? It's an...
Lauren Carroll Harris talks about film franchises with Movieland's CJ Johnson.
Movieland: Torture in the Movies
12 Years a Slave and The Railway Man are both historical films depicting torture. Noted film writer Lynden Barber joins CJ Johnson to talk about brutality in film.
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