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Primal Screen is a show about movies, from the ones on the big screen to the ones you stream. A mix of new release and retrospective film reviews, and occasional interviews with film practitioners on 3RRR 102.7FM in Melbourne, Australia. Presented by Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford with regular guest critics. Co-producer and panel operator: Karl Chapman Podcast editor: Maudie Osborne The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Primal Screen is a show about movies, from the ones on the big screen to the ones you stream. A mix of new release and retrospective film reviews, and occasional interviews with film practitioners on 3RRR 102.7FM in Melbourne, Australia. Presented by Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford with regular guest critics. Co-producer and panel operator: Karl Chapman Podcast editor: Maudie Osborne The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Primal Screen is a show about movies, from the ones on the big screen to the ones you stream. A mix of new release and retrospective film reviews, and occasional interviews with film practitioners on 3RRR 102.7FM in Melbourne, Australia. Presented by Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford with regular guest critics. Co-producer and panel operator: Karl Chapman Podcast editor: Maudie Osborne The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Language:

English

Contact:

0393881027


Episodes

Primal Screen's Annual Top 10 New Films of 2021

12/14/2021
For Paul Anthony Nelson's final show, he is joined by Flick Ford to review their collective Top 10 New Films of 2021 as well as their top 5 discoveries from this year.

Duration:00:50:11

Reviews of DUNE and THE BEATLES: GET BACK

12/6/2021
Flick Ford and guest reviewers, Jack Ralph and Will Cox review two new releases in DUNE dir. Denis Villeneuve (2021) and THE BEATLES: GET BACK dir. Peter Jackson (2021). Flick Ford also discusses DUNE with writer, Chris Dite. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:45:35

Radu Jude interview - director of BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN - and TITANE review

11/29/2021
Flick Ford is joined by guest critic Cerise Howard. Cerise interviews BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN (2021) director Radu Jude, and the team review TITANE (Julia Ducournau, 2021). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:50:21

JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2021 and reviews of NO TIME TO DIE and THE POWER OF THE DOG

11/22/2021
Flick Ford and Cerise Howard are joined by Japanese Film Festival Programmer Simonne Goran for a chat about this year's event. Plus, reviews of two titles in Melbourne cinemas now: NO TIME TO DIE (Cary Joji Fukunaga, 2021), where Flick and Cerise are joined by panel master Karl Chapman for the 101 on 007, and THE POWER OF THE DOG (Jane Campion, 2021) - an examination of toxic masculinity with a score from Jonny Greenwood.

Duration:00:45:26

Melbourne Queer Film Festival and Queer Screen Culture Digital Magazine Sissy Screens

11/15/2021
Flick Ford and Cerise Howard are joined by Melbourne Queer Film Festival Program Director Spiro Economopoulos for a chat about this year's event. Cerise and Spiro pick out some of their festival highlights, discussing FINLANDIA (Horacio Alcalá, 2021), INSTRUCTIONS FOR SURVIVAL (Yana Ugrekhelidze, 2021), THE HILL WHERE LIONESSES ROAR (Luàna Bajrami, 2021), THE NOWHERE INN (Bill Benz, 2020), and FANNY: THE RIGHT TO ROCK (Bobbi Jo Hart, 2021). Finally, Flick and Cerise chat with Tali Polichtuk,...

Duration:00:41:44

Interview with THE KILLING OF TWO LOVERS director Robert Machoian plus reviews of THE LAST DUEL and NITRAM

11/8/2021
Flick Ford interviews Robert Machoian about his latest feature THE KILLING OF TWO LOVERS (2020). Lisa Kovacevic is joined by guest film critic Stuey Richards to review Ridley Scott's new medieval drama THE LAST DUEL (2021) and disturbing new Australian film NITRAM (2021) by Snowtown director Justin Kurzel. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:47:35

Melbourne documentaries at SFF plus LAMB and THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

11/1/2021
Flick Ford talks with directors Eddie Martin and Jeff Daniels about their respective new documentaries THE KIDS and TELEVISION EVENT, both screening at this year's Sydney Film Festival, and their nominations for the Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary. Flick and guest critic Cerise Howard also discuss music documentary THE VELVET UNDERGROUND (Todd Haynes, 2021) and a strange new film about sheep farmers in Iceland called LAMB (Valdimar Jóhannsson,...

Duration:00:45:35

Spotlight on Halloween prequels

10/25/2021
Paul Anthony Nelson is joined by guest film critics Emma Westwood and Sally Christie for a Halloween special revisiting three prequels: THE EXORCIST III dir. William Peter Blatty (1990), HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH dir. Tommy Lee Wallace (1982) and DAY OF THE DEAD dir. George A. Romero (1985). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:52:31

Spotlight on New Australian TV Drama Serials

10/18/2021
Flick Ford and guest critics Lisa Kovacevic and Will Cox spotlight new Australian TV drama serials, interviewing NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN director Corrie Chen, and reviewing THE NEWSREADER (Emma Freeman, 2021), FIRES (Michael Rymer, Ana Kokkinos, Kim Mordaunt, 2021) and NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN (Corrie Chen, 2021). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:48:27

Spotlight on Environmental Film Festival of Australia and Czech and Slovak Film Festival of Australia and new releases

10/11/2021
Flick Ford, special guest critic Cerise Howard and Melbourne film creative Kelsey Pettifer spotlight the Environmental Film Festival of Australia – including a live chat with Screen Manager Natalie May – and the Czech and Slovak Film Festival of Australia. They also review ANNETTE dir. Leos Carax (2021) and ATHANOR: THE ALCHEMICAL FURNACE dir. Adam Ol’ha, Jan Daňhel (2020). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram:...

Duration:00:47:40

Spotlight on emerging Melbourne filmmakers

10/4/2021
Presenter Flick Ford and guest film critic Lisa Kovacevic, interview emerging filmmakers, Suban Kamal, Oskar Weimar and Holly Bates. They also interview Artist Film Workshop co-founded, Richard Tuohy and Andrew O’Keefe, the Victorian College of the Arts Head of Film and Television about the VCA Film and Television Graduate Season presented by MIFF Play. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:55:41

Women and Power

9/27/2021
Presenter Flick Ford, guest film critic Lisa Kovacevic, and writer and academic Dr Tresa Leclerc, spotlight women and power on screens, including an interview with Nick Antosca and Lenore Zion, the showrunners of BRAND NEW CHERRY FLAVOUR, and reviews of BRAND NEW CHERRY FLAVOUR (2021) and I MAY DESTROY YOU (2020). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:51:02

Prestige TV Special

9/20/2021
Presenters Flick Ford, Lisa Kovacevic and Swinburne University media academic Dr Andrew Lynch spotlight prestige television, including reviews of SUCCESSION and MR INBETWEEN. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:46:07

Music Documentary Special

9/13/2021
Flick Ford and Cerise Howard are joined by filmmaker Grace Moore for a music documentary special. Includes reviews of THE MAGIC VOICE OF A REBEL dir. Olga Sommerová (2014), GURRUMUL dir. Paul Damien Williams (2018) and MATANGI/MAYA/MIA dir. Steve Loveridge (2018). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:48:46

Irish Film Festival Special

9/6/2021
Presenters Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford are joined by guest critic Lisa Kovacevic to review highlights of this year's Irish Film Festival, including WOLFWALKERS dir. Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart (2020), BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL dir. Chris Baugh (2020) and DEATH OF A LADIES' MAN dir. Matt Bissonnette (2021). The Irish Film Festival streams online 3-12 September. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:46:22

Lockdown Escapist Delights

8/23/2021
Presenter Flick Ford and guest reviewers Daniel James and Will Cox look at three escapist delights: PADDINGTON 2 dir. Paul King (2017), SIDEWAYS dir. Alexander Payne (2004) and EDGE OF TOMORROW dir. Doug Liman (2014). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:50:19

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2021 SPECIAL: PART 2

8/16/2021
Part 2 of a Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2021 review special. Presenter Paul Anthony Nelson invites special guest reviewers Cerise Howard and Emma Westwood to share their highlights from this year's program, streaming Australia-wide, until 22 August. Films reviewed include: DEAR COMRADES! dir. Andrei Konchalovsky (2021), THE NOWHERE INN dir. Bill Benz (2021), HOPPER/WELLES dir. Orson Welles (2020), THE NIGHT dir. Kourosh Ahari (2019), COMING HOME IN THE DARK dir. James...

Duration:00:49:13

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2021 SPECIAL: PART 1

8/9/2021
Part 1 of a Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2021 review special. Presenter Paul Anthony Nelson invites special guest reviewers Cerise Howard and Emma Westwood to share their highlights from this year's program, streaming Australia-wide, until 22 August. Films reviewed include: SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS dir. Lisa Rovner (2020), POLY STYRENE: I AM A CLICHÉ dir. Celeste Bell and Paul Sng (2021), NO ORDINARY MAN dir. Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt (2020), ROSE: A LOVE STORY dir....

Duration:00:50:19

Reviews of GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE, BLOOD RED SKY and JOLT

8/2/2021
Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford are joined this week by guest film critic Fi Wright to review three new releases: GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE dir. Navot Papushado (2021), BLOOD RED SKY dir. Peter Thorwarth (2021) and JOLT dir. Tanya Wexler (2021). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:48:00

The Olympics on Film

7/26/2021
Presenter Paul Anthony Nelson is joined by guest reviewers Nadine Whitney and Adam Ross from the Australian Film Critics Association for an Olympics review special featuring CHARIOTS OF FIRE dir. Hugh Hudson, 1981, MUNICH dir. Steven Spielberg (2005) and FOXCATCHER dir. Bennett Miller (2014). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primalscreenshow/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primal_screen_show/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/primal_screen

Duration:00:50:34