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A weekly podcast featuring film reviews, trailers, news, interviews and comps from the team at SWITCH.
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A weekly podcast featuring film reviews, trailers, news, interviews and comps from the team at SWITCH.

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Episode 48: The House With a Clock in Its Walls, Ladies in Black, Johnny English Strikes Back, Smallfoot, Ghosthunter, I Am Paul Walker

9/19/2018
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Charlie, Jess and Daniel discuss the week's films, plus we lay shit on the single-worst thing that has ever happened in the history of cinema, ever.Reviews▸ The House With a Clock in Its Walls (0:32)▸ Ladies in Black (4:49) ▸ Johnny English Strikes Back (10:08)▸ Smallfoot (14:34) ▸ Ghosthunter (17:33)▸ I Am Paul Walker (18:53)Trailer Wrap▸ First Man (21:00)News▸ If you want to piss off any reputable film buff, you just need to say two words - motion smoothing. It’s that function on your TV...

Duration:00:42:49

Episode 47: The Predator, Searching, A Simple Favour, Beast, Christopher Robin, Teen Titans Go! To The Movies, Won't You Be My Neighbour?

9/12/2018
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Charlie, Daniel and Jake discuss the week's films, plus tragedy for the sake of entertainment - should we be "enjoying" cinema which exploits historical atrocities?Reviews▸ The Predator (0:32)▸ Searching (8:01)▸ A Simple Favour (13:50)▸ Beast (20:08)▸ Christopher Robin (22:41)▸ Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (23:47)▸ Won't You Be My Neighbour? (24:59)Trailer Wrap▸ Halloween (26:12)News▸ There’s no end to films that are “based on a true story” - where real-life situations are turned into films...

Duration:00:43:30

Episode 46: The Nun, McQueen, You Were Never Really Here, The Miseducation of Cameron Price, Hearts Beat Loud, Juliet Naked, The Merger, Wayne

9/5/2018
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Charlie, Jess and Jake discuss the week's films, plus the battle of the streaming services - can Netflix stand up to the newcomers, and is there enough room in the market for more players?Reviews▸ The Nun (0:28)▸ McQueen (2:42)▸ You Were Never Really Here (7:50)▸ The Miseducation of Cameron Post (13:18)▸ Hearts Beat Loud (17:34)▸ Juliet, Naked (22:30)▸ The Merger (26:37)▸ Wayne (28:02)Trailer Wrap▸ Bad Times at the El Royale (29:07)News▸ There’s a hoard of new streaming services looming on...

Duration:00:47:48

Episode 45: Crazy Rich Asians, Three Identical Strangers, The Insult, Kin, Luis and the Aliens, The Flip Side, Mile 22

8/29/2018
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Charlie, Jess and Brent discuss the week's films, and the Aussie director twins behind 'Kin', Jonathan and Josh Baker, join SWITCHCast to chat about working with James Franco, Zoë Kravitz, Dennis Quaid and Jack Reynor.Reviews▸ Crazy Rich Asians (0:47)▸ Three Identical Strangers (7:25)▸ The Insult (11:38)▸ Kin (16:24)▸ Luis and the Aliens (21:28)▸ The Flip Side (24:45)▸ Mile 22 (25:51)Trailer Wrap▸ Suspiria (26:56)Interview▸ It takes a lot of work to put together a debut feature film - even...

Duration:00:47:11

Episode 44: Book Club, Leave No Trace, The Happytime Murders, Mirai, West of Sunshine, Slender Man

8/22/2018
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Charlie, Daniel and Jake discuss the week's films, and the SWITCH team reveal their top picks from the Melbourne International Film Festival and share their favourite films to look forward to in cinemas.Reviews▸ Book Club (0:36)▸ Leave No Trace (4:57)▸ The Happytime Murders (6:47)▸ Mirai (11:34)▸ West of Sunshine (14:35)▸ Slender Man (16:21)Trailer Wrap▸ What Men Want (19:55)News▸ Celebrating its 67th year, the Melbourne International Film Festival featured its largest program ever - 374...

Duration:00:38:36

Episode 43: Breath, The Gateway, National Theatre Live: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

5/3/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Chris discuss the week's films, and share their predictions of the year's biggest upcoming films that were glimpsed at this year's CinemaCon.Reviews▸ Breath (0:32)▸ The Gateway (8:24)▸ National Theatre Live: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (11:38)Trailers▸ Crazy Rich Asians (19:29)▸ Woman Walks Ahead (23:48)▸ Whitney (26:42)News▸ Just wrapping up over in the states is CinemaCon, which is essentially the world’s largest cinema trade show, where film studios and cinema owners...

Duration:00:50:56

Episode 42: Avengers: Infinity War, Unsane, Gurrumul, Last Flag Flying, Loveless, Double Lover

4/25/2018
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Charlie, Daniel, Jake and Chris discuss the week's films, and look at what's next for superhero films with 'Avengers: Infinity War' bringing this chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a close.Reviews▸ Avengers: Infinity War (0:31)▸ Unsane (7:30)▸ Gurrumul (14:55)▸ Last Flag Flying (21:44)▸ Loveless (27:37)▸ Double Lover (32:03)Trailers▸ Tea With The Dames (34:20)▸ American Animals (37:12)News▸ With the release of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ this week, the superhero genre has reached a...

Duration:00:52:44

Episode 41: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, I Am Not A Witch, Super Troopers 2, The Song Keepers, I Feel Pretty

4/18/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Jake discuss the week's films, Daniel speaks to the director of 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society' Mike Newell about the making of the film, and we join the battle between Netflix and Hollywood's heavyweights as the streaming service's feud with Cannes Film Festival divides opinions.Reviews▸ The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (0:42)▸ I Am Not A Witch (7:40)▸ Super Troopers 2 (8:23)▸ The Song Keepers (17:11)▸ I Feel Pretty...

Duration:01:10:58

Episode 40: Isle of Dogs, Rampage, Truth or Dare, The Party, National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar

4/11/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Brent and Chris discuss the week's films, follow in Molly Ringwald's footsteps and ask if we can still cherish the films we grew up with when watched with today’s socially sensitive eye, and celebrate Meryl Streep joining the 'Big Little Lies' cast by looking at other Hollywood stars who have made a leap to the small screen.Reviews▸ Isle of Dogs (0:42)▸ Rampage (10:12)▸ Truth or Dare (14:27)▸ The Party (17:57)▸ National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar (24:35)Trailers▸ Night School...

Duration:01:02:56

Episode 39: A Quiet Place, Walking Out, Have You Seen The Listers?, Pop Aye, Hitler Versus Picasso

4/4/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Jake discuss the week's films, ask whether politically correctness is destroying the Australian film industry, and Daniel delves down the rabbit hole for the upcoming exhibition at Melbourne's ACMI that explores all things Alice, Wonderland.Reviews▸ A Quiet Place (0:38)▸ Walking Out (8:35)▸ Have You Seen The Listers? (15:31)▸ Pop Aye (16:57)▸ Hitler Versus Picasso (18:12)Trailers▸ Cargo (19:32)▸ First Reformed (24:09)▸ Terminal (28:01)News▸ It’s no secret that the...

Duration:00:55:35

Episode 38: Ready Player One, Early Man, Love Simon, Blockers, A Wrinkle In Time, The Other Side Of Hope, The Death Of Stalin, Paul Apostle Of Christ, Sherlock Gnomes

3/28/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Chris discuss the week's films, look at the impact of 'Love, Simon', the first film ever released by a major Hollywood studio with a queer main character, and discuss the filmography of Steven Spielberg to celebrate the release of 'Ready Player One' and Chris' article ranking all 31 of his movies.Reviews▸ Ready Player One (1:12)▸ Early Man (6:58)▸ Love, Simon (13:00)▸ Blockers (22:27)▸ A Wrinkle In Time (30:00)▸ The Other Side Of Hope (36:47)▸ The Death Of Stalin...

Duration:01:22:59

Episode 37: Pacific Rim Uprising, Peter Rabbit, Mary Magdalene, The Endless, The Divine Order, Buena Vista Social Club: Adios, Earth: One Amazing Day

3/21/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Brent discuss the week's films, look at the dangers of criticism and backlashes for films before audiences have even seen them, and ask whether Australia would benefit from an in-cinema film subscription service.Reviews▸ Pacific Rim Uprising▸ Peter Rabbit▸ Mary Magdalene▸ The Endless▸ The Divine Order▸ Buena Vista Social Club: Adios▸ Earth: One Amazing DayTrailers▸ Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald▸ Eighth GradeNews▸ In the lead-up to its release, social...

Duration:01:08:07

Episode 36: Tomb Raider, That's Not My Dog!, Human Flow, Kangaroo, England Is Mine, The Strangers: Prey At Night, NT Live: Young Marx

3/14/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Chris discuss the week's films, we look at controversial casting in comic book movies after the announcement of comedienne Kristen Wiig in 'Wonder Woman 2', and inspired by the team behind 'Juno' and 'Young Adult' reuniting for this year's 'Tully', discuss the best writer/director partnerships.Reviews▸ Tomb Raider▸ That's Not My Dog!▸ Human Flow▸ Kangaroo▸ England Is Mine▸ The Strangers: Prey At Night▸ National Theatre Live: Young MarxTrailers▸ Mary Poppins Returns▸...

Duration:01:08:43

Episode 35: In The Fade, 12 Strong, The Mercy, Westwind: Djalu's Legacy, Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton

3/7/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Brent and Jake discuss the week's films, go in-depth for the drama, the intrigue and the outrage of the 90th Academy Awards, and take a look at some of the most useless yet intriguing facts about Hollywood and its stars.Reviews▸ In The Fade▸ 12 Strong▸ The Mercy▸ Westwind: Djalu's Legacy▸ Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird HamiltonNews▸ It was Hollywood's night of nights, with much on the menu. SWITCH was there for the (almost) four hours bringing you the happenings live - but...

Duration:00:52:16

Episode 34: Red Sparrow, The Square, Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

2/28/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Chris discuss the week's films, ask whether it was worth changing 'Lady Bird' to get it a lower classification rating, and share our hopes and dreams for this year's Oscar winners!Reviews▸ Red Sparrow▸ The Square▸ Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool▸ Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr StoryTrailers▸ Best F(r)iendsNews▸ In Australia, we’ve got a complicated history when it comes to film classifications and restrictions, and now the conversation's back thanks to 'Lady Bird'....

Duration:01:06:47

Episode 33: Game Night, Finding Your Feet, A Fantastic Woman, Winchester, 2:22, The BBQ

2/21/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Chris discuss the week's films, check out the surprises at this year's BAFTA awards, revisit Oscars history to look at the most shunned movies we love, and ask if our pure imagination is ready for a third incarnation of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'.Reviews▸ Game Night▸ Finding Your Feet▸ A Fantastic Woman▸ Winchester▸ 2:22▸ The BBQTrailers▸ Incredibles 2▸ The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society▸ The Breaker UpperersNews▸ Earlier this week, the...

Duration:01:11:02

Episode 32: Black Panther, Lady Bird, Stronger, NT Live: Follies, Beuys: Art As A Weapon, Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars

2/14/2018
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Charlie, Daniel, Jake and Chris discuss the week's films, take a look at the Mardi Gras Film Festival as it kicks off in Sydney today, discuss whether Netflix's release of 'The Cloverfield Paradox' is game-changing or trickery, and get their nerd on as they reveal their favourite film-related books.Reviews▸ Black Panther▸ Lady Bird▸ Stronger▸ National Theatre Live: Follies▸ Beuys: Art As A Weapon▸ Eric Clapton: Life In 12 BarsTrailers▸ Solo: A Star Wars Story▸ Venom▸ I Feel PrettyNews▸ The...

Duration:01:05:22

Episode 31: Fifty Shades Freed, Happy End, The Wound, Insidious: The Last Key, The 15:17 To Paris, Menashe

2/8/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Jake discuss the week's films, check out the winner of the Directors Guild of America Awards and find out what they could mean for the Oscars, take a look at the top film scores of the 21st century, and find out why Nicolas Cage is set to appear in more new (and old) films.Reviews▸ Fifty Shades Freed▸ Happy End▸ The Wound▸ Insidious: The Last Key▸ The 15:17 To Paris▸ MenasheTrailers▸ Ant-Man And The Wasp▸ Unsane▸ DisobedienceNews▸ This past weekend the gongs...

Duration:00:56:56

Episode 30: Phantom Thread, Molly's Game, Den Of Thieves, Father Figures

1/31/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Brent and Chris discuss the week's films, share their favourite Oscar nominations and the most heinous snubs, and ask whether the Razzies are lighthearted fun or a dated hate ceremony?Reviews▸ Phantom Thread▸ Molly's Game▸ Den Of Thieves▸ Father FiguresTrailers▸ Gurrumul▸ I Kill Giants▸ The Hurricane HeistNews▸ With last week’s announcement of the Oscars nominations and the Oscars themselves a mere 32 days away, there is a veritable pantheon of things to talk about: Netflix...

Duration:00:59:37

Episode 29: I Tonya, Sweet Country, Faces Places, The Jungle Bunch, Manifesto

1/24/2018
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Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Chris discuss the week's films, Daniel gives his candid (and frequently very animated) response to the Oscars nominations announcement, and Jess checks out the glitz, glamour and girl power of this year's Screen Actors Guild Awards.Reviews▸ I, Tonya▸ Sweet Country▸ Faces Places▸ The Jungle Bunch▸ ManifestoTrailers▸ Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot▸ Beast Of Burden▸ That's Not My Dog!News▸After months of speculation, arguments and crossing of fingers and toes,...

Duration:01:00:47