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Reviews of DUNE and THE BEATLES: GET BACK

Flick Ford and guest reviewers, Jack Ralph and Will Cox review two new releases in DUNE dir. Denis Villeneuve (2021) and THE BEATLES: GET BACK dir. Peter Jackson (2021). Flick Ford also discusses…

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Radu Jude interview - director of BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN - and TITANE review

Flick Ford is joined by guest critic Cerise Howard. Cerise interviews BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN (2021) director Radu Jude, and the team review TITANE (Julia Ducournau, 2021).

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JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2021 and reviews of NO TIME TO DIE and THE POWER OF THE DOG

Flick Ford and Cerise Howard are joined by Japanese Film Festival Programmer Simonne Goran for a chat about this year's event. Plus, reviews of two titles in Melbourne cinemas now: NO TIME TO…

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Melbourne Queer Film Festival and Queer Screen Culture Digital Magazine Sissy Screens

Flick Ford and Cerise Howard are joined by Melbourne Queer Film Festival Program Director Spiro Economopoulos for a chat about this year's event. Cerise and Spiro pick out some of their festival highlights…

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Interview with THE KILLING OF TWO LOVERS director Robert Machoian plus reviews of THE LAST DUEL and NITRAM

Flick Ford interviews Robert Machoian about his latest feature THE KILLING OF TWO LOVERS (2020). Lisa Kovacevic is joined by guest film critic Stuey Richards to review Ridley Scott's new medieval drama THE…

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Melbourne documentaries at SFF plus LAMB and THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

Flick Ford talks with directors Eddie Martin and Jeff Daniels about their respective new documentaries THE KIDS and TELEVISION EVENT, both screening at this year's Sydney Film Festival, and their nominations for the…

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Spotlight on Halloween prequels

Paul Anthony Nelson is joined by guest film critics Emma Westwood and Sally Christie for a Halloween special revisiting three prequels: THE EXORCIST III dir. William Peter Blatty (1990), HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF…

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Spotlight on New Australian TV Drama Serials

Flick Ford and guest critics Lisa Kovacevic and Will Cox spotlight new Australian TV drama serials, interviewing NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN director Corrie Chen, and reviewing THE NEWSREADER (Emma Freeman, 2021), FIRES (Michael Rymer…

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Spotlight on Environmental Film Festival of Australia and Czech and Slovak Film Festival of Australia and new releases

Flick Ford, special guest critic Cerise Howard and Melbourne film creative Kelsey Pettifer spotlight the Environmental Film Festival of Australia – including a live chat with Screen Manager Natalie May – and the…

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Spotlight on emerging Melbourne filmmakers

Presenter Flick Ford and guest film critic Lisa Kovacevic, interview emerging filmmakers, Suban Kamal, Oskar Weimar and Holly Bates. They also interview Artist Film Workshop co-founded, Richard Tuohy and Andrew O’Keefe, the Victorian…

About this program

Primal Screen is a show about movies, from the ones on the big screen to the ones you stream. A mix of new release and retrospective film reviews, and occasional interviews with film practitioners. Presented by Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford with regular guest critics. 

Co-producer and panel operator: Karl Chapman
Podcast editor: Maudie Osborne

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The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.

https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion