Lewis returns from holidays to join Rachele and Cecilia for another episode of Unscripted.
They are hustling! This week, Cecilia reviews new Rebel Wilson flick, The Hustle which leads Rachele and Cecilia on a discussion about self-deprecating humour and where to draw the line. Rachele reviews Netflix film Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, based on the book written by American killer Ted Bundy’s longtime girlfriend who refused to believe the truth about him for years. They also deliver the latest news including the new Spiderman: Far From Home trailer, news that filming has begun for Roald Dahl's beloved classic The Witches and so much more - but you’ll just have to listen to the show to find out more.
It’s what you’ve all been waiting for! Rachele gives a spoiler-free review of Avengers End Game in addition to some tips on the best times to take a toilet break during the 3-hour film. Cecilia reviews Seth Rogen’s new comedy Long Shot before both her and Rachele discuss Acute Misfortune, based on the adaptation of Erik Jensen’s acclaimed biography on infamous prize-winning artist Adam Cullen. They also get an art lesson on the difference between Edgar Degas and Paul Gauguin.
With Lewis away on a Disney cruise in America, Rachele, Ada and Cecilia get right to all the film news with a brief chat on Avengers Endgame and not spoiling the ending for those who haven’t seen it. Ada reviews Australian flick Top End Wedding, praising the beautiful camera shots of Australia’s North. Rachele reviews low budget film Thunder Road, hailing it for its genuine and authentic dialogue. With the Spanish Film Festival still happening, Cecilia discusses Crime Wave, starring Spanish film legend Maribel Verdu.
Rachele reviews The Dirt, a biographical drama detailing the rise of Mötley Crüe from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame in the 1980s. Cecilia reviews The Chaperone, which centres on a Kansas woman who chaperones a 15-year-old Louise Brooks to New York for the summer. They also discuss the Spanish Film Festival and Damon Gameau’s new documentary 2040, exploring what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet.
The roles are reversed on this week's show, with Lewis showcasing his Scottish and German accents. On a more serious note, the team review Scottish horror flick, The Hole, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, a stop animation film called Missing Link and post WWII romantic drama, Aftermath, starring Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard and Jason Clarke. Rachele also gives Lewis and Cecilia a history lesson on Hitler’s drug habits.
Lewis and Cecilia take to the mics to review kids fantasy film Wonder Park, a remake of the 1989 horror flick, Pet Semetary, and DC superhero film with a tonne of laugh-out-loud moments, Shazam.
The team delve into reviews for biographical sports comedy-drama Fighting with My Family, Nicole Kidman’s new flick Destroyer and a French Film release called Revenge.
Rachele puts on her best French accent to talk about the French Film Festival. Meanwhile, Lewis reveals just how well Captain Marvel is doing at the Box office. Cecilia reviews Hotel Mumbai, which tells the story of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, primarily focusing on Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India. The team finish off with a discussion on Aladdin and other things happening in the world of film.
Cecilia and Lewis discuss all the latest film news including the closure of the second last Blockbuster in the world- which just so happened to be located in Perth- before diving into a deep review of Captain Marvel.
Percussionist Pete Guazzelli from Perth music group Viola Dana joins the crew to discuss his passion for composing original scores for several Buster Keaton classics. The team discuss their thoughts on the 2019 Oscar winners before jumping into a review of psychological thriller Greta, starring Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz. But that's not all, hear Lewis, Rachele and Cecilia do their best Michael Caine impressions before discussing his new film King of Thieves, based on the Hatton Garden safe deposit burglary of 2015. Cecilia also reviews intelligently crafted Danish thriller, The Guilty.
Lewis reviews Stan and Ollie which follows two of cinema’s most legendary comics, Laurel and Hardy, as they embark on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Rachele reviews The Ballard of Buster Scruggs, a series of six tales of life and violence in the old west, written and directed by Ethan and Joel Coen. They also discuss all the latest film news including Captain Marvel, Elton John biopic Rocketman, biographical sports comedy Fighting With My Family, and rumours that Chris Hemsworth is set to play Hulk Hogan in an upcoming biopic directed by Todd Phillips. There is a discussion on Dracula and Lewis and Rachele gives us their best Michael Caine impressions!
A busy week of film releases gives Lewis, Rachele, Ada, Cecilia and special guest star Bryce plenty to discuss. Rachele reviews survival thriller Arctic, starring Mads Mikkelsen while Cecilia gives the lowdown on comedy-horror Happy Death Day 2U. Lewis reviews cyberpunk action Alita: Battle Angel, written by James Cameron and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Cecilia shares her thoughts on the critically acclaimed novel turned movie If Beale Street Could Talk.
Rachele and Lewis review Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic, On the Basis of Sex and discuss EOS: Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing. They also delve into a cultivated discussion on the controversial comments made by actor Liam Neeson while promoting his latest film Cold Pursuit.
Lewis and Cecilia waste no time discussing the Screen Actors Guild Awards as well as all the latest film news including Toy Story 4, Bad Boys 3 and Bill and Ted 3. Cecilia reviews family drama Ben is Back; praising the terrific performances from Lucas Hedges and Julia Roberts. Lewis gives us the rundown on all things FRINGE and shares his recommendations on shows to see.
Ada, Lewis and Cecilia break down the 2019 Oscar nominations and make their predictions. Ada reviews the critically acclaimed film Green Book while Cecilia reviews Clint Eastwood’s latest, the Mule and shares her thoughts on the much-anticipated Glass from M. Night Shyamalan.
The gang take a trip back in time for a history lesson and to review Mary Queen of Scots starring Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan. They also touch on the Critics Choice Movie Awards and share their excitement for the Spider-Man: Far from Home trailer.
There’s never a dull moment on Unscripted, even when there’s no films to review. This week, Lewis shares some of his Hong Kong Disneyland highlights before the team break down the Golden Globes as well as discuss the hype surrounding the new Netflix film Bird Box. They also touch on some other film related news which lead them to a conversation about Macaulay Culkin.
Rachele, Lewis and Cecilia discuss all the films they’re looking forward to seeing in 2019!
As 2018 draws to an end, the team reveal their top ten and bottom five films of the year!