This week the team review a range of diverse films starting of with biopic Colette; based on the life of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, author of the successful Claudine book series. Keeping in line with biopics the team discuss Can You Ever Forgive Me; the incredible try story of author Lee Israel, who turns her art form into deception. Lewis reviews what might be best Transformers movie to date: Bumblebee and last but not least shares his thoughts on animated superhero film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
With so much happening in the world of cinema, the team waste no time in messing around and jump straight in with a discussion on the latest trailer for Captain Marvel. This week we review the visually spectacular sci-fi Mortal Engines, Jennifer Lopez’s new comedy Second Act and Can You Ever Forgive Me; featuring a career-defining performance from Melissa McCarthy. We also discuss Alfonso Cuarón’s latest and most personal project to date: Roma, which forms part of this year's Cine Latino Film Festival line up.
The countdown to Christmas is on! And this week we get into the festive spirit, with reviews for not one, but two Christmas films (kind of). Lewis begins with his review on The Grinch before Cecilia and Lewis both discuss Creed 2 and absurdist black comedy Sorry to Bother You. We end the show on a high with Anna and the Apocalypse, a zombie/musical/comedy/Christmas film.
This week, the team review Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, the new Aussie flick Book Week, Steve McQueen’s Widows and The Children Act, starring Emma Thompson. They also share their excitement for the upcoming film Once Upon a Deadpool.
Rachele and Lewis were joined by Matt Eeles, from Cinema Australia to discuss the new Aussie flick Book Week. Lewis reviews Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald and the team pay their respects to icon Stan Lee. Excelsior!
This week, the team review writer-director Annemarie Jacir’s multi-award-winning comic drama Wajib - The Wedding Invitation, Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, and Joel Edgerton’s new film Boy Erased, starring Edgerton, Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe.
This week, Lewis reviews Goosebumps 2, Halloween and Bohemian Rhapsody, and receives a call from his pest control guy. Rachele and Cecilia discuss Michael Moore’s new doco Fahrenheit 11/9 and all the exciting events happening at Luna Cinemas including the Mini British Film Festival.
With Lewis out catching Bohemian Rhapsody, Ada, Rachele an Cecila review Halloween, An Interview With God, Beautiful Boy, Backtrack Boys, Ghost Stories, Klimt and Schide, Suspiria, Pricilla, The Iranian Film Festival and the Mini British Film Festival.
Alex comes back the studio and joins Cecilia, Rachele and Lewis to talk Netflix recommendations The Haunting of Hill House, American Horror Story and Sharp Objects. Lewis reviews A Star is Born which sent everyone on a tangent about remakes and revivals.
In the first quiet week in months, Cecilia and Lewis review First Man and Bad Times at El Royale.
Rachele, Cecilia and Lewis review Harmony, Art on Screen, Westwood: Punk Icon, then spit some Venom over Venom (but there's a lovely tribute to Welcome Back Kotter from Rach).
While Cecilia is out at a film, Rachele and Lewis take a moment to acknowledge the passing of Aussie writer and actor, Damian Hill. They review Jirga and American Animals before talking Lavazza Italian Film Festival, films due out this week, upcoming Luna events and X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
While Ada was at the Italian Film Festival opening, Cecilia, Lewis and Rachele reviewed The House With a Clock in its Walls, Ladies in Black, Jirga, I Am Paul Walker, Small Foot, Johnny English Strikes Again and Juliet Naked. There’s a bit of Captain Marvel talk and first impressions of Palace Raine Square. It’s an action-packed hour!
Lewis, Rachele and Cecilia talk about the passing of Burt Reynolds before reviewing Searching, A Simple Favour, Hearts Beat Loud, Beast and Christopher Robin. You also might find some (non-scientific) conclusions about figgy pudding not being so good for you.
It’s a Full House. Cecilia, Rachel, Ada and Lewis review You Were Never Really Here and McQueen, before talking about Cecilia not seeing The Nun (or changing her tyre) and Lewis’ naked face.
Cecilia and Rachele review a new Aussie comedy called The Merger, while Cecilia reviews Juliet Naked; a new comedy starring Ethan Hawke, Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd. Rachele shares her thoughts on Love Simon and The Greatest Showman and gives us her best Mark Wahlberg Impression.
On this weeks show, Cecilia reviews: Book Club, a comedy starring Diane Keaton and Jane Fonda; Melissa McCarthy’s new film The Happytime Murders; and last but not least the new critically acclaimed Australian film West of Sunshine. Cecilia also discusses the new Halloween film, Hereditary, James Bond, and Searching; a new thriller shot from the point-of-view of smartphones and computer screens.
In this very special episode, Rachele, Lewis and Cecilia discuss upcoming films. On the cards is the next film in the Wizarding World franchise; Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Also out soon is the the aptly titled film First Man; a Neil armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling. The team chat about upcoming horror, Slenderman, and to top things off share their thoughts on DC films Shazam! and Aquaman.
Rachele and Cecilia discuss all the latest cinema offerings, including, Jason Statham's mission to rid the ocean of a 75- foot shark in The Meg, as well as Spike Lee's latest, BlacKkKlansman; the incredible true story about an African-American detective who sets out to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan. Cecilia discusses Paris, Texas director Wim Winders' new film, Submergence; based on the novel of the dame name and starring James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander, while, Rachele gives us the run down on Living Universe, a documentary exploring the question: are we alone in the universe?
With Lewis away in Disney Land, Cecilia and Rachele pack their bags to take a trip of their own... to Tangent City but don't worry they talk all things film and TV-related including, a move to add a "Best Popular Film Category" to the Oscars. Rachele congratulates Luna Leederville on having won the Australian International Movie Convention's Best Metro Independent Cinema Award and gives us a rundown on all the special events being hosted at Luna. The team also talk Living Universe, a Netflix film called Calibre, Orange is the New Black, On Chesil Beach, and The Girl in the Spiders Web.