Silver Screen Queens 311: Long Shot

Published 8 May 2019 • 50 minutes, 53 seconds

Charlize Theron continues to dominate everything she turns her hand to, starring in this romantic comedy with Seth Rogen. Theron plays a high-ranking politician planning to run for President, and Rogen is the idealistic journalist she brings on to punch up her speeches. We laugh. A lot.

Independence 52: Accessibility

Published 7 May 2019 • 31 minutes, 9 seconds

Accessibility is something that is often overlooked in the tech industry, and the very scope of it can be daunting. Alice certainly feels like she’s dropped the ball on considering the accessibility needs of her users, so she enlists Curtis and Jelly and together they discuss their inspirations, how they approach accessibility in their apps, and where you can find resources on accessibility.

Silver Screen Queens 310: Avengers: Endgame

Published 1 May 2019 • 1 hour, 23 minutes

It’s here! The most anticipated finale in history. Who lives, who dies, who tells the story? No spoilers for the first five minutes of the podcast (see the chapter markers), followed by 80 minutes of intense discussion, and more than a few disagreements.

Silver Screen Queens 309: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Published 24 April 2019 • 38 minutes, 16 seconds

Five years after THE LEGO MOVIE delivered a huge smash hit, a Lego-saturated audience delivered a resounding ‘meh’ as its sequel was gradually released around the world. It’s a shame, because THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART is just as funny, and learned a few important lessons from the criticism of the first film. Nevertheless, it gave us a great chance to laugh at the one-liners, and get into a discussion of favourite Chrises.

Independence 51: Merchandising

Published 23 April 2019 • 35 minutes, 47 seconds

If you have a product that people love, it’s entirely possible that they want ways to show it off. In the lead up to WWDC, Jelly’s merch game is woefully inadequate. He enlists Alice and Curtis to discuss potential ideas for merchandising, and the things you might need to consider if you’re going to sell it online.

Silver Screen Queens 308: Unicorn Store

Published 17 April 2019 • 33 minutes, 34 seconds

Captain Marvel herself, Brie Larson has directed a movie, and it just dropped on Netflix. Unicorn Store tells the story of a whimsical young artist who finds herself stuck back at her parents place and temping for a terrible boss, when the offer of a pet unicorn gives her a new purpose.

Silver Screen Queens 307: Shazam!

Published 10 April 2019 • 59 minutes, 35 seconds

Long-time SSQ fave Zachary Levi got a superhero movie and we couldn’t be more delighted. Shazam! tells the story of a hardscrabble foster kid given a sudden…boost.

Independence 50: Guiding Stars

Published 9 April 2019 • 36 minutes, 54 seconds

When we start down the indie path, we usually have very purposeful ideas for the products we want to build, but many of us don’t think beyond the product onto the company. Alice, Curtis and Jelly give some thought to the visions they have for the future of their respective companies, and why that’s something worth thinking about in the present.

Silver Screen Queens 306: Us

Published 3 April 2019 • 51 minutes, 21 seconds

Last Christmas, Jordan Peele scared the internet with a trailer featuring Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke being terrorised by their creepy doppelgängers. This week, we got to see it!