Independence 58: Inspiration

Published 30 July 2019 • 36 minutes, 51 seconds

If there’s one thing we rely on as indies, it’s inspiration. We wouldn’t be here if we didn’t have it, and learning how to feed it and channel it is a core part of what we need to do to survive. Alice, Jelly and Curtis take a look at where they get inspiration from, what they do when it’s not flowing, how they think they could get better at fostering it.

Silver Screen Queens 322: The Handmaiden

Published 24 July 2019 • 37 minutes, 53 seconds

We missed this highly-regarded film from Korean director Park Chan-Wook (director of one of our oft-overlooked favourites, Stoker) because it missed out on an Australian release back in 2016. Based on an English novel, it tells the story of two women brought together in unusual circumstances in Japanese-ruled Korea in the 1930s. We finally caught it on Netflix in 2018.

Silver Screen Queens 321: Spider-Man: Far From Home

Published 17 July 2019 • 56 minutes, 20 seconds

Your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man takes Europe, and helps Marvel audiences recover from the Endgame! We were a little late in getting this episode out, due to the small matter of the arrival of a new human.

Independence 57: Keeping up with the Cooks

Published 16 July 2019 • 33 minutes, 51 seconds

Every year at WWDC, Apple drops a bunch of new things for app developers to work on, and 2019 is no different… in fact, it may be the biggest year we’ve had for a while. Alice, Curtis and Jelly talk about what they tend to take from the developer conference each year, and how to approach integrating the new features into their various apps.

Silver Screen Queens 320: The Hustle

Published 10 July 2019 • 32 minutes, 14 seconds

This reboot of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS arrived with little fanfare, but the involvement of Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson meant we were all over it!

Silver Screen Queens 319: Parasite

Published 3 July 2019 • 50 minutes, 11 seconds

Fresh off winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes, the latest film from Snowpiercer director Bong Joon-Ho hits cinemas. It’s less supernatural than his other work, but no less intense. We get into it.

Independence 56: The Happiest Customer

Published 2 July 2019 • 31 minutes, 21 seconds

Positive comments sure do feel nice, but should we be doing more with them than just acknowledging their existence? Alice, Curtis and Jelly go over some instances where they’ve received praise for their respective apps, and consider the ways it’s helped them produce a better product.

Silver Screen Queens 318: Toy Story 4

Published 26 June 2019 • 46 minutes, 49 seconds

A few weeks ago, while we watched the trailer for TOY STORY 4 in a busy cinema, a small child asked loudly “why are they making a Toy Story 4?”. This week, we explore that pertinent question.

Silver Screen Queens 317: Men In Black: International

Published 19 June 2019 • 48 minutes, 34 seconds

After their successful team-up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth join forces in an attempt to revitalise the Men In Black franchise.

Independence 55: The Single Point of Failure

Published 18 June 2019 • 30 minutes, 48 seconds

When it comes to our businesses as indies, the weakest link in the chain is us. Alice, Curtis and Jelly look at each of their businesses to see what they’re already doing (and what they probably still need to do) to pass things on once they’re six feet under.