Latest Episodes

Silver Screen Queens 247: I, Tonya

14 February 2018 • 46 minutes, 12 seconds

A biopic like nothing you’ve ever seen before, based on interviews with the (unreliable) protagonists of one of the biggest sporting scandals of all time. Before she was a punchline, Tonya Harding was a kid from the wrong side of the tracks trying to make it in the class-conscious world of figure skating.

Independence 20: Getting Things Done

13 February 2018 • 26 minutes, 11 seconds

The task list for indies is seemingly never-ending, and requires effort just to stay on top of what needs to be done and when. Our hosts take a look at their systems—or lack thereof—and consider what they need to do to get things done.

Silver Screen Queens 246: The Post

7 February 2018 • 41 minutes, 14 seconds

This movie is being advertised by its big names (Streep, Hanks, Spielberg), but don’t think for a minute that the legends are phoning it in. The best Oscar movie to take your parents to, THE POST is also the story of legendary Washington Post owner Katharine Graham, and her editor Ben Bradlee, as they wrestle over the publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971.

Silver Screen Queens 245: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

31 January 2018 • 39 minutes, 52 seconds

We weren’t originally going to watch this surprise Christmas hit, but then it became a surprise Christmas hit and, you know, The Rock. Like most people who grew up in the 90s, were were raised on the Robin Williams classic, but we braved it anyway.

Independence 19: The Downsides of Working Alone

30 January 2018 • 29 minutes, 2 seconds

There’s a plethora of good things about getting to work from home—the reduced commute time, being able to set your own hours, and the optionality of pants being amongst them—but what about the downsides? Curtis, Alice and Jelly look through the challenges they face with having to work alone and what they do to manage them.

Silver Screen Queens 244: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

24 January 2018 • 45 minutes, 42 seconds

Frances McDormand is once again up for an Oscar for her turn as a mother using any means necessary to get the local police to work harder to solve her daughter’s murder. Sam Rockwell offers sterling support in an ambitious film that takes a compassionate look at bigotry, ableism and cycles of violence.

Independence 18: Health and Fitness

16 January 2018 • 32 minutes, 58 seconds

One of the most important assets for any indie is their health: if that fails you, it makes it really difficult to continue with any other part of your work! Our hosts discuss their own approaches to staying fit and healthy, the aspects they struggle with, and what they plan to focus on in the coming year.

Silver Screen Queens 242: The Shape of Water

10 January 2018 • 44 minutes, 51 seconds

Otherwise known as “the Guillermo del Toro fish romance”, The Shape of Water is garnering all sorts of awards season buzz. On New Year’s Eve, we got a little buzzed and went to see it.