Silver Screen Queens 246: The Post

Published 7 February 2018 • 41 minutes, 14 seconds

This movie is being advertised by its big names (Streep, Hanks, Spielberg), but don’t think for a minute that the legends are phoning it in. The best Oscar movie to take your parents to, THE POST is also the story of legendary Washington Post owner Katharine Graham, and her editor Ben Bradlee, as they wrestle over the publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971.

Silver Screen Queens 245: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Published 31 January 2018 • 39 minutes, 52 seconds

We weren’t originally going to watch this surprise Christmas hit, but then it became a surprise Christmas hit and, you know, The Rock. Like most people who grew up in the 90s, were were raised on the Robin Williams classic, but we braved it anyway.

Independence 19: The Downsides of Working Alone

Published 30 January 2018 • 29 minutes, 2 seconds

There’s a plethora of good things about getting to work from home—the reduced commute time, being able to set your own hours, and the optionality of pants being amongst them—but what about the downsides? Curtis, Alice and Jelly look through the challenges they face with having to work alone and what they do to manage them.

Silver Screen Queens 244: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Published 24 January 2018 • 45 minutes, 42 seconds

Frances McDormand is once again up for an Oscar for her turn as a mother using any means necessary to get the local police to work harder to solve her daughter’s murder. Sam Rockwell offers sterling support in an ambitious film that takes a compassionate look at bigotry, ableism and cycles of violence.

Independence 18: Health and Fitness

Published 16 January 2018 • 32 minutes, 58 seconds

One of the most important assets for any indie is their health: if that fails you, it makes it really difficult to continue with any other part of your work! Our hosts discuss their own approaches to staying fit and healthy, the aspects they struggle with, and what they plan to focus on in the coming year.

Silver Screen Queens 242: The Shape of Water

Published 10 January 2018 • 44 minutes, 51 seconds

Otherwise known as “the Guillermo del Toro fish romance”, The Shape of Water is garnering all sorts of awards season buzz. On New Year’s Eve, we got a little buzzed and went to see it.

Silver Screen Queens 241: Call Me By Your Name

Published 3 January 2018 • 38 minutes, 42 seconds

This sweet coming of age gay love story has been generating serious buzz for months, and after waiting impatiently we finally got to see it on Boxing Day. Does it live up to the hype? How many times do we plan to watch it again? Are Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet allergic to shirts?

Independence 17: Lessons Learned in 2017

Published 2 January 2018 • 28 minutes, 39 seconds

As the new year dawns, our hosts look back at the year that was: the ups, the downs, the lessons they learned, and everything in between.

Silver Screen Queens 240: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Published 20 December 2017 • 59 minutes, 19 seconds

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Star Wars season! Following the raging success of THE FORCE AWAKENS in 2015, LOOPER director Rian Johnson takes on the legendary franchise with this packed instalment. General Organa has her work cut out for her keeping Poe Dameron in check, while Rey has gone to make a mentor out of the grizzled loner Luke Skywalker. Meanwhile, Finn meets the irrepressible Rose Tico.