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Pride Month Special

Celebrating Pride Month 2020, the team hone in on Sean Baker's film, TANGERINE (2015), Camille Vidal-Naquet's SAUVAGE (2018) and Desiree Akhavan's APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR (2014). With presenters Paul Anthony Nelson, Flick Ford, and Stuey…

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90s Vampire Special

A special on 90s vampire movies including Neil Jordan's INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE (1994), Abel Ferrara's THE ADDICTION (1995) and Franicis Ford Coppola's BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA (1992). With presenters Paul Anthony Nelson, Sally…

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Director Kitty Green & reviews of THE ASSISTANT and DA 5 BLOODS

Interview with Kitty Green, director of THE ASSISTANT (2020) and a review of Spike Lee's DA 5 BLOODS (2020). With presenters Flick Ford, Paul Anthony Nelson, and Sally Christie.

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Made in Melbourne Part 2: Patrick, Mad Max and The Club

Part 2 of our 'Made in Melbourne' special looks at the films PATRICK (1978) dir. Richard Franklin; MAD MAX (1979) dir. George Miller; and THE CLUB (1980) dir. Bruce Beresford. With presenters Paul…

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Director's Spotlight: Warwick Thornton & New Normal International Film Festival creators

A director's spotlight with a focus on two films from Warwick Thornton; Samson & Delilah (2009) and Sweet Country (2017). Also includes an interview with Cerise Howard, Amelia Leonard and Jaie McGuiness, from…

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Cinema Nova CEO Kristian Connelly & Astor Theatre General Manager Zak Hepburn

Cinema Nova's Kristian Connelly and The Astor Theatre's Zak Hepburn talk about the impact of lockdown on cinemas; and reviews of Cory Finley's BAD EDUCATION (2019) and Michael Winterbottom's THE TRIP TO GREECE…

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Director Spotlight: Taika Waititi - Eagle Vs Shark (2007), BOY (2010) and What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

Spotlighting three films from New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi: Eagle Vs Shark (2007), Boy (2010) and What We Do In The Shadows (2014). With presenters Paul Anthony Nelson, Sally Christie and Flick Ford.

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True Crime doc special: Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer; The Imposter; and Blood & Flesh

A True Crime documentaries spotlight with a focus on three films; Nicholas Broomfield's Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2004), Bart Layton's The Imposter (2012) and David Gregory's Blood & Flesh:

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Made in Melbourne spotlight - Death in Brunswick, On the Beach and Body Melt

A made in Melbourne spotlight with a focus on three films; John Ruane's Death in Brunswick (1990), Stanley Kramer's On the Beach (1959) and Philip Brophy's Body Melt (1993). With presenters Paul Anthony…

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Primal Screen - The Films of Kathryn Bigelow

A director's spotlight, with a focus on three films from Kathryn Bigelow:  Near Dark (1987), Point Break (1991) and Detroit (2017). With presenters Paul Anthony Nelson, Sally Christie and Flick Ford. 

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Primal Screen - Kicking And Screaming; Bottle Rocket; The Virgin Suicides

A 90s retrospective, with reviews of: Noah Baumbach's feature film debut, Kicking and Screaming (1995), Wes Anderson's comedy film, Bottle Rocket (1996) and Sofia Coppola's teen-drama The Virgin Suicides (1999). With presenters Paul…

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Primal Screen discuss Swallow, The Platform, & Come To Daddy - 13 April 2020

Discussed are Carlo Mirabella-Davis' creepy feature film debut, SWALLOW (2019); Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia's science-fiction Spanish horror flick, THE PLATFORM (2019) and Ant Timpson's latest effort, the black-comedy COME TO DADDY (2019). With presenters Paul…

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Primal Screen - 6 April 2020 - Our favourite comfort movies

We're all about comfort movies this week! Movies that provide solace and warm the cockles of ye heart! 
Join Paul Anthony Nelson, Sally Christie and Flick Ford as they discuss their favourite comfort…

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Primal Screen - Aus retro special: Mystery Road; Welcome to Woop Woop; Celia

With cinemas closed, the team discuss Australian films available to view at home via streaming services: Ivan Sen's 2013 neo-Western, MYSTERY ROAD; Stephan Elliott's 1997 cult comedy classic, WELCOME TO WOOP WOOP, and…

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Primal Screen - 23 March 2020

Join Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford for this week's episode of PRIMAL SCREEN as they review Jeff Baena's film HORSE GIRL (2020), Flick's retro pick for this week in Pedro Almodóvar's 2011…

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Primal Screen - 16 March 2020

Did ya honestly think we'd let a virus get in our way? We're fully equipped with latex gloves this week folks! Join us for a trip to the movies [before they close that…

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Primal Screen - 9 March 2020

On this week's episode of PRIMAL SCREEN, Paul Anthony Nelson, Sally Christie and Flick Ford get murky in Todd Haynes' latest effort DARK WATERS (2019). Join them in all their sticky sweetness in…

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Primal Screen - 2 March 2020

On this week's episode of PRIMAL SCREEN, Flick Ford, Sally Christie and Emma Westwood are spooked by Leigh Whannell's highly anticipated contemporary retelling of the H.G. Wells' classic, THE INVISIBLE MAN (2020). Also…

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Primal Screen 24 February 2020

Join the lovely Flick Ford and the wonderful Emma Westwood (she's back for this episode folks!) for another weekly round up of cinematic news and new flicks to catch at the movies! Hold…

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Primal Screen - 17 February 2020

Primal Screening your way into this week includes a review of the Oscar-nominated documentary, FOR SAMA (2019) Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts; an interview with Kirsten Stevens, deputy director of the Melbourne Women in…

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Primal Screen - 10 February 2020

In this episode of PRIMAL SCREEN, Paul Anthony Nelson, Sally Christie and Cerise Howard disuccsed THE LIGHTHOUSE (2019) dir. Robert Eggers, WHAT DID JACK DO? (2019) dir. David Lynch, UNCUT GEMS (2019) dir…

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Primal Screen - 3 February 2020

On this episode of Primal Screen, 'Marriage Story' (2019), 'Jojo Rabbit' (2019), 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' (2019), 'Little Women' (2019), '1917' (2019) and 'The True Story of the Kelly Gang' (2020)…

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Plato's Cave - 9 December 2019

It's the final show of 2019! We look back on the very best films of the decade. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Thomas Caldwell, Felicity Ford and a farewell to longstanding podcast producer…

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Plato's Cave - 2 December 2019

We look back on our Top Ten Films of 2019, including some festival favourites. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Cerise Howard, Emma Westwood and Felicity Ford.

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Plato's Cave - 25 November 2019

Judy & Punch, Sid and Nancy (1986) and Suzi Q were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Sally Christie and Felicity Ford.

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Plato's Cave - 18 November 2019

Doctor Sleep, The Invisible Man (1933) and I Am No Bird were discussed. With Sally Christie, Emma Westwood and Felicity Ford.

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Plato's Cave - 11 November 2019

The Irishman, Pain and Glory and Possession (1981) were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Cerise Howard and Sally Christie.

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Plato's Cave - 4 November 2019

Terminator: Dark Fate, Happy Sad Man and Hoop Dreams (1994) were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Sally Christie and Felicity Ford.

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Plato's Cave - 28 October 2019

Dolemite Is My Name, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) and Ready Or Not were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Cerise Howard and Sally Christie.

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Plato's Cave - 21 October 2019

Judy, The Laundromat and The Slumber Party Massacre (1982) were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Sally Christie and Felicity Ford.

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Plato's Cave - 14 October 2019

Joker and Polyester (1981) were discussed. Plus, we tune in to Sally's interview with John Waters. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Emma Westwood and Sally Christie.

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Plato's Cave - 7 October 2019

Birds of Passage and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) were discussed, along with a breakdown of the many films which recently premiered at TIFF. With Sally Christie, Cerise Howard, Emma Westwood and Alexandra…

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Plato's Cave - 30 September 2019

Buoyancy, Dogtooth (2009) and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Cerise Howard and Sally Christie.

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Plato's Cave - 16 September 2019

The Farewell, Animals and The Piano (1993) were discussed. With Felicity Ford and Emma Westwood.

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Plato's Cave - 9 September 2019

IT Chapter Two, Angel of Mine and Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971) were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Emma Westwood and Flick Ford.

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Plato's Cave - 2 September 2019

Dogman, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978) and The Kitchen were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson and Emma Westwood.

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Plato's Cave - 26 August 2019

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, Wings of Desire (1987) and Midsommar were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Cerise Howard, Sally Christie and Felicity Ford.

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Plato's Cave - 12 August 2019

It's the second MIFF Show of 2019! With Paul Anthony Nelson, Cerise Howard, Sally Christie and Felicity Ford.

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Plato's Cave - 5 August 2019

It's our annual MIFF Show #1! With Sally Christie, Cerise Howard, Stuart Richards and Lisa Kovacevic.

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Plato's Cave - 29 July 2019

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché, The Fly (1986) and Apocalypse Now: Final Cut(1979/2019) were discussed. With Paul Anthony Nelson, Emma Westwood and Sally Christie.