Latest Episodes

Jelly and Bean 58: Second Only to the Bat-Nipples

24 January 2014 • 42 minutes, 20 seconds

ABC promises a strong finish for this season of Agents of Shield; the script for Star Wars: Episode VII is finished, and here come the casting rumours; Batman vs. Superman is pushed back by a year to 2016; a new issue comes to light where Chrome extensions are purchased from the original developer and turned into a source for malware; and Pixar presents a new technology for creating stylised CG animation.

Silver Screen Queens 35: 12 Years a Slave

22 January 2014 • 32 minutes, 42 seconds

British director Steve McQueen adapts the memoir of Solomon Northrup, a middle class free man from New York kidnapped and sold into slavery in the American south.

Mobile Couch 23: He Wants to Spy on Us

20 January 2014 • 49 minutes, 37 seconds

The benefits (and the costs) of open sourcing your code; using HockeyApp to track beta testers, why you might want to do such a thing (or not), and a discussion about the various methods of learning about how people use your apps; getting feedback, offering support, asking people to rate your app and where you draw the line; a quick discussion about AngularJS, a nifty little javascript library for creating web apps; and finally, some recommendations for books you might like to read.

Jelly and Bean 57: You’re Gonna Plus One It

17 January 2014 • 45 minutes, 32 seconds

Season 3 of Sherlock comes and goes, and we’re left wondering when we’ll get more; EA announces that they’re going to add an offline mode to Simcity; an interview reveals that Nintendo doesn’t research it’s competitor’s products at all; Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion; Michael Douglas surprises everyone by joining the cast of Ant Man; and rumors surface that Johnny Depp might be playing Marvel’s Dr. Strange.

Silver Screen Queens 34: Saving Mr Banks

15 January 2014 • 45 minutes, 2 seconds

The story of the curmudgeonly Australian-born author of Mary Poppins, P.L. Travers and the two-decade struggle by Walt Disney to secure the rights to her story.

Jelly and Bean 56: I Don’t Know Where I Am Right Now

10 January 2014 • 47 minutes, 1 second

Lightning reviews for this season’s holiday movies: Enders Game, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Frozen; Disney shifts the rights for Star Wars comics to Marvel; a Snapchat vulnerability is revealed, and it would appear they’ve known about it for months; and Facebook starts using your private messages as support for things you link to.

Silver Screen Queens 33: Holiday Special

8 January 2014 • 1 hour, 17 minutes

Over the Christmas break, Katie and Mel saw a bunch of movies and decided to review them in one episode. In the grand tradition of the Star Wars Holiday Special, they present a feature-packed episode talking Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, American Hustle, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Frozen.

Jelly and Bean 55: The Collective Your Mum

27 December 2013 • 1 hour, 33 minutes

This summer, engage your ears as you listen to the second Jelly and Bean holiday special, discussing movies to look forward to (and some to be kinda apathetic about) in 2014. From Need for Speed to Muppets: Most Wanted, the boys cover what’s known about a selection on movies coming up in 2014, and give an advanced rating based on what they know.

Silver Screen Queens 32: Die Hard

18 December 2013 • 36 minutes, 56 seconds

‘Tis the season. For our inaugural Christmas episode, we watch the ultimate Christmas movie.

Jelly and Bean 54: Lightsaber You With My Lightsaber

13 December 2013 • 1 hour, 8 minutes

The boys discuss the original trilogy of Star Wars, including its place in pop culture and science fiction history, its influence on the generation that grew up with it, and the special effects and how they’ve changed the films over the years. Plus, Machete order and how the prequels could’ve been improved with some more interesting writing techniques.