Latest Episodes

Silver Screen Queens 218: Baby Driver

19 July 2017 • 33 minutes, 21 seconds

One of the more interesting directors working today, Edgar Wright is back with this passion project. It’s had some great reviews, and has been popular with audiences, so we were excited to watch it.

Independence 5: Choosing Your Workload

18 July 2017 • 37 minutes, 21 seconds

One of the major parts of owning a product is that the buck stops with you in respect to the features you implement, the time spent on maintenance, and what the overall direction is. What plays a role in making those decisions? Do you involve user feedback, and are you transparent about it? Belle, Curtis and Jelly dive into their own practices, taking a hard look at their varied approaches to these questions and more!

Silver Screen Queens 217: Spider-Man: Homecoming

12 July 2017 • 45 minutes, 57 seconds

Spider-Man is having his third reboot in 15 years, but this time he is…coming home [geddit]…to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We have our reservations, mostly related to the shabby treatment of Andrew Garfield, but we went in with open minds and our faith in Marvel’s ability to entertain us.

Silver Screen Queens 216: The Promise

5 July 2017 • 42 minutes, 45 seconds

A small film about the Armenian Genocide that dropped at Cannes in 2016, THE PROMISE attracted our attention because it stars Oscar Isaac. Shot on a tiny budget, and working around still-sensitive governments, THE PROMISE brings the story of this little-discussed piece of history to audiences through a long sweeping romance about a young man yearning to be a doctor.

Independence 4: Work/Life Balance

4 July 2017 • 33 minutes, 18 seconds

When the lines start to blur between work and life, it can be very difficult to make sure that you’re spending enough time renewing your energy so that you’re giving your best to both. Our three intrepid indies look at their own work/life balance, discussing how they fare, what they do to ensure proper separation, and how they feel they could improve.

Silver Screen Queens 214: Cars 3

21 June 2017 • 39 minutes, 51 seconds

Pixar’s Cars franchise has never been a hit with critics, but kids have long enjoyed the antics of Lightning McQueen, and made him one of the biggest-selling toys on the market. When we began seeing trailers a few months back promising the kid equivalent of a “gritty reboot” to the franchise, we were intrigued. Lightning McQueen is now a veteran race car, and he’s finding it hard to keep up with the new kids on the block. When an accident puts him out of action, he must find his way back to the podium.

Independence 3: Finances

20 June 2017 • 29 minutes, 22 seconds

Money comes and money goes. This ebb and flow is ever more noticeable as an indie, coming with a unique set of concerns that can affect an entire household. Belle, Curtis and Jelly discuss their approaches to managing their finances, accounting for lean times, and handling the stress that accompanies running a business.

Silver Screen Queens 213: The Mummy (2017)

14 June 2017 • 45 minutes, 22 seconds

Universal is attempting to make a ‘Dark Universe’ happen, and they are starting with this remake of The Mummy. Most people our age have fond memories of the 1999 movie of the same name, so how does this high-octane Tom Cruise-led remake stack up?

Silver Screen Queens 212: Wonder Woman

7 June 2017 • 54 minutes, 39 seconds

We’ve waited a long time for this: Wonder Woman has her own live action film. The DC universe did not fill us with confidence in the lead-up to Wonder Woman’s release, but the reviews were good, so we crossed our fingers and showed up on opening night.