This week we take a gander at the James Cameron sci fi classic Aliens and try see past its patina of years to the inner gold. Also we argue on the merits of obscure 1979 Australian Vietnam war movie Odd angry shot staring Brian Brown and Graham Kennedy
This week, we have some fun at Harrison Fords expense in Solo: A star wars movie, and then are brought back down to earth in the gritty french film La Haine (the hate) (which should be called "the fear")
This week we break away from the deeply depressing to flit about with to comedy that will leave you laughing. a timeful classic dogma, that is starting to creak in this new age and the joyous Australian classic, Priscilla Queen of the desert that will leave you feeling just FABULOUS!
Bit of an odd episode, this one. This week we have the timeless classic Shawshank Redemption offered by freind of the pod, Derek but put in lock down.
The second film 1984 is placed in a sealed section in recognition of its dark content and heavy political undertones to today, you will be thouroughly warned.....
Paul reads a letter from a Listener from Tennessee concerning Pips distaste for the local accent and explodes into a flourish of apology.
The first film of the night is 2007 Sunshine offered up by Listener Stu, and is given the considered and conceited treatment.
the second film is the brand new release of Shakespeares great tragedy King Lear. The film boasts a cast of all time greats like Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson supported by top rate actors, the conversation is long and hard...
This week Pip and Paul present reveiw the 2006 arthouse fantasy The Fall of a little girl in a turn of a century hospital being tricked into helping a young man attempt suicide, it can only end well.
Also we take a trip back with Hysteria, into the height of the Victorian age to when a young doctor electrifies the medical world with his revolutionary treatments, and sets london society abuzz in his attempt to get his girl. Its very stimulating stuff.....sorry pip i couldnt help myself....
This week was a little more serious and somber as Pip and paul discuss the polital satire of hollywood legend Charlie Chaplin whoose self funded film "The Great Dictator (1941)" leveled its gaze to the Nazis and Hitler in particular. Pip and Paul then rake over the recent film "The Darkest Hour" that has the much acclaimed preformance of Gary Oldmans depiction of british War leader Winston Churchill.
and remember kids
"when your going through hell, keep going!"
Hi guys , i found this out take from last weeks sound test where pip bursts into song. I couldn't help myself to save and share it with you all. its entirely possible I shall be found dead under suspicious curcumstances but I do delight in embarrasing Pip, and now I can do it at an international level.
Its very short, so enjoy!
Pip and Paul wax fulsomly on Tarrantinos classic war film, "Inglorious Bastards". Also they discuss the film that has more titles then it has lines in it, they agree finally to call it "The boat that rocks"
Well the wait has been long but we finally have decent equipment to record on (Pip is too loud in this but it will be rectified next week) and thank those of you who have perserved with us. We launch into an new week looking at the recently released comedy Tag. Then we take apart and evaluate the quintasential classic romance of the war years, the much vaunted Casablanca so stap in and enjoy this weeks offering of Considered and Conconeited.
In this Episode, Paul disloses more about his gay experiences and attitudes than he probably should and talks a little bit about an obscure Australian film The Sum of Us, where Russel Crowe plays a young gay man, and its context in 90's Australian hetrosexual society. Pip gushes about her favorite vampire movie What We Do in the Shadows to Paul who initially sounds unconvinced.
Pip and Paul have a look at the latest Speilberg offering Get Ready Player One, then roll their sleeves up to come to a final reckoning with Pauls acting nemisis 'Carrie Grant' and discuss at some length his acting style in Bringing Up Baby. Lots of fun in a typically provocative manner.
Paul waffles excementally on about battles in the Sudan while Pip gives a full run down of the little known Heath Ledger film The Four Feathers. Also we introduce a small intermission segment of Paul favorite movie moments to be topped off by Paul being shot by the sniper in the grass Pip as she takes Paul to account for his choice of comedy film, The Death of Stalin
This week Pip and Paul takle thorny issues like racism and love in the timeless classic of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? and contemplate the mass extinction of humanity with the recent Matt Daemon Downsizing. Lots of laughs with a few moments of seriousness as well
This week is our 5th episode so can now be foind on Spotify!
This week Pip and Paul discuss the 1991 Film Classic Black Robe, depicting the trials of Jesuit Missionary travelling to his new 'parish'. Also they pull out Pips all time bestest favorite film Lock Stock and 2 Smoking Barrels and dust it off for spin around the block. Great laughs to be had as Pip tries to decipher Pauls 'scoring system'