RN Summer Season - Eddie Martin01/07/15
Documentary maker Eddie Martin discusses All This Mayhem, a film about Melbourne skateboarding champions the Pappas brothers and their tragic fall from grace.
Paddington, Isabelle Huppert, Folies Bergère
This week legendary French actress Isabelle Huppert, a veteran of over 100 films, discusses her latest role as a cattle farmer who travels to Paris and finds romance. Plus, across the channel in London, a furry stranger is making new friends in...
Interstellar, My Mistress, Two Days One Night
Reviews of Christopher Nolan’s science fiction epic Interstellar and the new Dardenne brothers film Two Days, One Night. Plus My Mistress director Stephen Lance discusses his interest in S&M.
The Judge, Siddharth
From Gone Girl to Gone Boy. Siddharth is about a poor Indian family whose 12 year old son goes missing. Writer director Richie Mehta, a first generation Indian Canadian, discusses returning to the country of his parents to make it, and how his...
The Immigrant, Night Movies, The Giver
American dreams and terror. This week a disturbing look at terror from within that has nothing to do with Islamic extremism. Night Moves is about eco-terrorists in Oregon who plot to blow up a dam, and we meet its writer director Kelly Reichardt....
RN Summer Season - Jennifer Kent
Writer director Jennifer Kent discusses her internationally acclaimed first feature about a haunted storybook, The Babadook.
Exodus: Gods and Kings, Human Capital
This week, the verdict on Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings, a film that has attracted controversy over its predominantly white cast. Plus, pulling apart the layers of satire in the new Italian film Human Capital.
Kill The Messenger, Pride
Murky deals and horror stories. The new political thriller Kill The Messenger is about the man who uncovered links between the CIA and drug dealing Contra rebels in the 1980s. Plus, on Halloween eve Variety critic Eddie Cockrell discusses his...
Gone Girl, Obvious Child
Everyone is talking about Gone Girl, the Hollywood film starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike that’s based on the best selling novel about a husband suspected of his wife’s abduction and murder. The book was dogged by criticisms of misogyny, but...
The Grandmaster, What We Do In The Shadows
Do vampires who live for centuries accomplish more than us mere mortals, or are they the ultimate procrastinators? New Zealand comedians Taika Waititi and Rhys Darby discuss this and other dilemmas of immortality ahead of the release of their...
RN Summer Season - Michael and Peter Spierig
Brisbane filmmaking brothers Michael and Peter Spierig discuss their time travel film about intersex identity Predestination.
Mike Leigh, Mr Turner, St. Vincent, The Water Diviner
Looking ahead to Boxing Day, director Mike Leigh discusses Mr. Turner, his new film about the great British painter. Plus reviews of Russell Crowe’s first film as director, The Water Diviner, and a new comedy drama starring Bill Murray called St....
Maps to the Stars, The Mule
How new Australian film The Mule hopes to buck the trend of local movies bombing at the box office by avoiding the cinema and heading straight online. Plus, David Cronenberg’s new film about the movie business, Maps to the Stars.
Whiplash, Force Majeure
The new American film Whiplash is about an ambitious young jazz drummer who comes under the mentorship of a bullying teacher. It’s young star Miles Teller is being tipped for an Oscar nomination, as is J.K. Simmons who plays the sadistic bandleader...
We Are The Best! and Two New Australian rom-coms
Swedish director Lukas Moodysson discusses his touching, often hilarious coming of age tale We Are The Best! about three girls who form a punk band in 1982. Plus, what’s wrong with Australian film this time? Two new romantic comedies miss the mark.
Predestination, The Inbetweeners 2
The new movie from Brisbane filmmaking twins the Spierig brothers does something most contemporary science fiction films don’t – it makes you think. Deeply. The brothers discuss how an obscure Robert A Heinlen story inspired them to make...
RN Summer Season - Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard
Co-directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard discuss their Nick Cave documentary 20 000 Days on Earth.
RN Summer Season - Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe discusses his first film as director, The Water Diviner.
Nightcrawler, Dan Gilroy, Men, Women and Children
Writer director Dan Gilroy discusses Nightcrawler, and how the 'Ferguson narrative' is the product of a broader news agenda based on middle class fear.Plus, Jason Reitman's 'how we live now' film about the digital age, Men, Women and Children.
Fury, Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed
This week Fury is an ultra violent action movie about an American tank crew during the last days of World War Two. Beyond the bucket loads of gory thrills, it's also saying something deeper, and darker, about the cost of war on the victorious. We meet...
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