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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Customer ReviewsSee All
Love this show
A wonderful program on film. Small screen and large.
Love this show
In-depth interesting analysis and interviews. A presenter interested in the art of cinema, not the celebrity. Reliable intelligent reviews even when I disagree with the final judgment.
Newly subscribed, thanks ABC Listen! Love the variety of reviewers and insights.