Silver Screen Queens 237: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Published 29 November 2017 • 39 minutes, 23 seconds

One of the early Oscar contenders, this film has been doing the festival rounds for a while and garnered decent critical buzz. We were slightly concerned about its ostensible themes of abuse, and it’s experimental Brechtian vibe, but were intrigued nonetheless.

Silver Screen Queens 236: Justice League

Published 22 November 2017 • 38 minutes, 16 seconds

After the success of WONDER WOMAN, DC brings together its biggest heroes in one picture. After a troubled genesis, the film has been getting bad reviews from critics, but an okay response from audiences. We were looking forward to Wonder Woman and Ezra Miller’s The Flash, so we went in with an open mind.

Independence 14: Keeping in the Loop

Published 21 November 2017 • 35 minutes, 4 seconds

To continue to thrive and grow, every indie needs to spend time learning and staying aware of their industry. Our hosts are no different, and they spend some time going over some of their approaches to learning, to staying on top of their game, and ensuring that they make good decisions.

Silver Screen Queens 235: Murder on the Orient Express

Published 15 November 2017 • 37 minutes, 53 seconds

For Katie’s birthday we enjoyed a screening of Kenneth Branagh’s take on the classic Agatha Christie novel about a mysterious group of travellers stranded on a luxurious train journey. Please enjoy our cucumber sandwich- and champagne-fuelled review.

Silver Screen Queens 234: Suburbicon

Published 8 November 2017 • 41 minutes, 14 seconds

George Clooney’s latest directorial effort dropped with barely a lick of publicity, but it has Oscar Isaac in it, so we decided to see what it was about.

Independence 13: Making the Transition

Published 7 November 2017 • 37 minutes, 38 seconds

Making the jump from regular job to independence is not an easy thing. There’s a lot of moving parts that you need to account for! Alice, Curtis and Jelly each recount their experiences of going from full time work to where they are today: what they’ve done right, what they’ve done wrong and the lessons they learned along the way.

Silver Screen Queens 233: Thor: Ragnarok

Published 1 November 2017 • 1 hour, 23 seconds

We’ve only been waiting all year for Taika Waititi’s quirky entrée into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and it’s finally here! Also, tickets are now on sale for our screening of STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI.

Silver Screen Queens 232: Geostorm

Published 25 October 2017 • 39 minutes, 48 seconds

Ahead of THOR: RAGNAROK, cinematic pickings are pretty slim. Our choices were THE SNOWMAN, or this B-grade disaster flick by screenwriter and showrunner Dean Devlin, starring Gerard Butler as an engineering genius trying to save the world from the climate change-solving satellites he designed and installed on the International Space Station. How could we resist that description!?

Independence 12: External Influences

Published 24 October 2017 • 37 minutes, 25 seconds

No indie is an island; we all have to deal with external influences on our projects, some better than others. From users to Apple and everything in between, our hosts take a look at the things that influence their workflow, how the mitigate the bad ones, and how it’s changed their approach to their work.

Silver Screen Queens 231: Happy Death Day

Published 18 October 2017 • 34 minutes, 37 seconds

This micro-budget horror comedy re-working of GROUNDHOG DAY appears to be the sleeper hit of Halloween 2017. A college student must live the last day of her life over and over again until she finds her killer.