Silver Screen Queens 302: Happy Death Day 2U

Published 6 March 2019 • 48 minutes, 15 seconds

In 2017, we got way more enjoyment than we expected out of a small-budget horror flick called HAPPY DEATH DAY, and barely 18 months later, we got the sequel. Very much building on the first film, the murderous time loop adventures of Tree (Jessica Rothe) continue with new friends and, maybe, a new killer?

Silver Screen Queens 301: Alita: Battle Angel

Published 27 February 2019 • 42 minutes, 48 seconds

Based on a well-known anime, Alita is a cyborg trying to find her way in a dystopian future. Directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced and written by James Cameron, it’s a little different from what either of those two normally do.

Independence 47: Expectations

Published 26 February 2019 • 36 minutes, 30 seconds

Part of running a business is dealing with your customer’s expectations, and this is no more evident than in the App Store. Alice, Curtis and Jelly chat about how their users expect everything, including particular language support, new services for syncing, and the dreaded Android version… but are all these expectations worth delivering on?

Silver Screen Queens 300: Roma & Oscars Preview

Published 20 February 2019 • 1 hour, 22 minutes

It’s Oscar week, and our 300th episode, so we review Best Picture favourite ROMA, and do a little bonus preview of the big show, which, this year, has lost a little of its lustre.

Silver Screen Queens 299: On the Basis of Sex

Published 13 February 2019 • 42 minutes, 12 seconds

The notorious RBG finally gets the biopic treatment. Focusing on a famous gender equality case argued by a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ON THE BASIS OF SEX treats us to some of the life story of everyone’s favourite Supreme Court justice.

Independence 46: Hiring a Developer

Published 12 February 2019 • 27 minutes, 16 seconds

At some stage, it’s entirely possible that you might end up needing to hire a developer to help you finish your project. Alice is considering going down that path with Gus on the Go, so she looks to Curtis and Jelly for advice on how to prepare, what to look for, and what makes for a good contracting experience.

Silver Screen Queens 297: Mary Queen of Scots

Published 30 January 2019 • 43 minutes, 20 seconds

Saoirse Ronan takes on the role of Mary Stuart, the wilful and vindictive 16th century queen of Scotland, and is aided by Margot Robbie as Mary’s cousin and rival, Elizabeth I. British theatre director Josie Rourke takes on her first feature, and Katie takes on yet another period piece.

Independence 45: Launching an App

Published 29 January 2019 • 35 minutes, 18 seconds

There’s a lot that goes on when launching a new app: marketing, feedback… and watching the sales chart desperately hoping that things go according to plan. Heidi Helen Pilypas and Ish Shabazz join the show to talk about the recent launch of Capsicum, along with all the excitement and horror that ensued.

Silver Screen Queens 296: Mary Poppins Returns

Published 23 January 2019 • 57 minutes, 44 seconds

Being musical theatre nerds, we’ve been waiting for Mary to return. The magical nanny is given a sequel with the best possible combination of a delightful cast and competent director, and we…had different experiences of it…