Latest Episodes

Silver Screen Queens 68: Boyhood

10 September 2014 • 43 minutes, 3 seconds

The story of Mason, a boy growing up in Texas between 2002 and 2013, shot in increments over that time. A languid slice of life about being a boy in America in the last decade and a half.

Silver Screen Queens 67: Predestination

3 September 2014 • 45 minutes, 18 seconds

Australian directors the Spierig brothers adapt a challenging and thought-provoking short story into an ambitious sci-fi thriller. Sarah Snook gets the breakthrough role of her career, ably assisted by Ethan Hawke.

Silver Screen Queens 66: Sharknado

27 August 2014 • 38 minutes, 34 seconds

The city of Los Angeles is overrun by shark-infested tornadoes. Chaos ensues and Ian Ziering’s Fin (geddit) must race against the fast-moving monsters of the deep to save his family and friends.

Silver Screen Queens 65: Hercules

20 August 2014 • 36 minutes, 39 seconds

Legendary wrestling hero Dwayne Johnson plays legendary Greek hero Hercules in this surprisingly high quality B-movie that makes the most of the source material to deliver a genuinely empowering message with a lot of heart.

Silver Screen Queens 64: Lucy

13 August 2014 • 30 minutes, 10 seconds

Scarlett Johansson finally gets to headline her own action flick in Luc Besson’s not-as-smart-as-it-thinks-it-is LUCY. Still, she kicks butt and audiences desperate for a Black Widow solo movie flock to see it.

Silver Screen Queens 63: Guardians of the Galaxy

6 August 2014 • 51 minutes, 51 seconds

Earth child Peter Quill is kidnapped by space pirates in 1988, after tragically watching his mother get fridged. 25 years later, he steals a valuable orb coveted by the villainous Kree, Ronan, and hooks up with a ragtag band of misfits to help save the world and deal with his daddy and mommy issues.

Mobile Couch 37: Screaming Out for Testing

4 August 2014 • 1 hour, 18 minutes

Ben, Jake and Jelly discuss access control, using target/selector style method calls, and avoiding retain cycles in Swift (with a recap on how to debug them with Heapshot Analysis). They then take a look at test-driven development, asynchronous tests, and learning on-the-job. Plus, Moodstocks’ new pricing structure, the competitive GIF app market, and the failures of voice command interfaces.

Silver Screen Queens 62: Birdemic: Shock and Terror

30 July 2014 • 33 minutes, 46 seconds

In 2010, James Nguyen made a Hitchcock-inspired vanity project that combined his personal biography with his environmental fervour. The result is widely regarded as the Worst Movie Ever™.