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Reviews and in-depth conversations with leading film and TV directors, actors and screenwriters from Australia and around the world.

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    • 4.5 • 98 Ratings

Reviews and in-depth conversations with leading film and TV directors, actors and screenwriters from Australia and around the world.

    Activism and documentary with Alex Gibney and Nathan Grossman

    Activism and documentary with Alex Gibney and Nathan Grossman

    Two documentaries that stare into the flames today, one about the world’s most well known climate activist, Greta Thunberg, and another that looks at the Trump administration’s response to COVID-19.

    • 54 min
    Visions of America with Channing Godfrey Peoples and Garrett Bradley

    Visions of America with Channing Godfrey Peoples and Garrett Bradley

    Channing Godfrey Peoples talks about her film Miss Juneteenth, a soulful exploration of Black Texan culture, and Garrett Bradley on her critically acclaimed documentary Time, about a woman's fight to reform the justice system in America. And, Schitt's Creek.

    • 54 min
    Emmy winner Greig Fraser and a critics' panel on Jean Pierre Melville

    Emmy winner Greig Fraser and a critics' panel on Jean Pierre Melville

    We meet the Australian cinematographer who took out an Emmy award a few weeks ago for his work on the Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, and a critics panel on minimalist film noir master Jean Pierre Melville ahead of a retrospective on his work.

    • 54 min
    Conspiracies...mysteries with John Cusack, Gillian Flynn & Sofia Coppola

    Conspiracies...mysteries with John Cusack, Gillian Flynn & Sofia Coppola

    We're coming to you this week with three really big interviews......Gillian Flynn and John Cusack talk about their roles as creator and star of new pandemic series Utopia, and Sofia Coppola speaks about her wonderful new film which reunites her with Bill Murray.

    • 54 min
    Transformation, nostalgia and an Australian icon

    Transformation, nostalgia and an Australian icon

    Moroccan writer-director Maryam Touzani talks about her powerfully subtle film based on a real life story. A new podcast looks back at an iconic Australian TV series that was also David Bowie's favourite show, and we meet the makers of a new film about Slim Dusty.

    • 52 min
    Bill and Ted's bodacious return and a masterful spy story

    Bill and Ted's bodacious return and a masterful spy story

    After 30 years Bill and Ted are back as middle-aged metalheads. Actor Natasha Wanganeen talks through films meaningful to her for Top Shelf, and we finally get to South Korean director Park Chan-Wook's masterful adaptation of The Little Drummer Girl.

    • 52 min

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4.5 out of 5
98 Ratings

98 Ratings

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