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Join TV and film critics (and handsome men) Dan Barrett and Simon Foster with reviews, industry news, and recommendations of great things to check out. This podcast is a perfect example of the dangers of equipping people with knowledge and microphones.

Screen Watchin‪g‬ Screen Watching

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Join TV and film critics (and handsome men) Dan Barrett and Simon Foster with reviews, industry news, and recommendations of great things to check out. This podcast is a perfect example of the dangers of equipping people with knowledge and microphones.

    Watching: Them, Voyagers, McDonald & Dodds, Collective, and Blow The Man Down

    Watching: Them, Voyagers, McDonald & Dodds, Collective, and Blow The Man Down

    If you're not listening to this podcast, how the heck are you to know that the new Amazon Prime series Them is one of the absolute best new shows of the year? Dan reviews it on this week podcast and lets you know what you need to know in the most spoiler-free way possible. Consider this podcast your TV and movies north star.

    News (02:14)


    Netflix spends big on Knives Out sequels
    Fox News launches a comedy show
    Jon Stewart is returning to TV on Apple TV+
    A ballet based on The Dark Crystal
    Japan's NHK has bought Aussie series The First Day
    Italy abolishes its film censorship
    Justice League star Ray Fisher speaks openly about what actually happened.


    Reviews (20:44)


    Voyagers (in cinemas now)

    Them (Amazon Prime Video)

    Collective (in cinemas now)

    McDonald & Dodds (BritBox)

    Blow The Man Down (Amazon Prime Video)


    Interview - Ascendant director Antaine Furlong (36:20)

    What's on this week - streaming and at the cinema (50:55)

    Interview - We Don't Deserve Dogs director Matthew Saleh and producer Rose Tucker. (55:30)

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Watching: Nobody, Made For Love, Wakefield, The Father, and Tom & Jerry

    Watching: Nobody, Made For Love, Wakefield, The Father, and Tom & Jerry

    Dan and Simon, influenced by watching a deliciously violent action film at the movies this week, punch up, down, left, and right in this week's podcast as they try to bring justice to the world in the most important way they know how: by talking about TV shows and movies.

    News (01:13)


    Coming to Broadway - Game of Thrones: The Musical
    American Gods cancelled
    Logies and Oscars news
    Casting announcements - Obi-Wan Kenobi for Disney+ and The Dropout on Hulu (That's the series about Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes)
    The Australian Government announces SCREEN
    CSI to return to TV with CSI: Las Vegas

    Reviews (19:07)


    Made For Love (HBO Max | Stan)

    Nobody (in cinemas now)

    Wakefield (ABC iView)

    The Father (in cinemas now)

    Tom & Jerry (in cinemas now)

    Interview - Disclosure director Michael Bentham. (43:32)


    What's on this week - streaming and at the cinema (57:51)

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Watching: Godzilla vs Kong, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Invincible, A Teacher, and The Last Veneer

    Watching: Godzilla vs Kong, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Invincible, A Teacher, and The Last Veneer

    Dan and Simon, Milford Men, both, are back for another Screen Watching installment.

    News (01:40)


    Disney shake-up its schedule as it pushes Black Widow back to July from May. Plus it's also going to be on Disney+
    Keanu Reeves sets his own fate with Bzrkr
    RIP George Segal
    RIP the grand dame Jessica Waters
    SBS' biggest commission - 200 episodes of an Adam Liaw cooking show.

    Reviews (20:38)


    Godzilla vs Kong
    The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
    Invincible
    A Teacher
    The Last Veneer

    Interview (43:47)


    Dan explains why you won't hear an interview with the director of Golden Voices Evgeny Ruman on the podcast this week - but please listen to the audio over at the Screen Watching Facebook page. 

    What's on this week - streaming and at the cinema (45:28)

    • 51 min
    We watched: Zack Snyder's Justice League, French Exit, and White Riot

    We watched: Zack Snyder's Justice League, French Exit, and White Riot

    Dan and Simon enter the Hall of Justice to discuss Zack Snyder's Justice League. Is it worth both the hype and the four-hour runtime?

    They also chat with the director of the very good new film The Grizzlies, Miranda de Pencier.

    News (02:18)


    Avatar is ten years old - why are Dan and Simon talking about its box office again?
    RIP Yaphet Kotto
    Oscar nominations
    Killing Eve to end with season four
    Matthew McConaughey is back for more A Time To Kill (sort-of)
    Disney Plus adds classic and mostly forgotten Star Wars content.

    Interview (16:50)

    Simon chats with the director of The Grizzlies, Miranda de Pencier.

    Reviews (31:12)


    Zack Snyder's Justice League - Streaming on Binge
    Michelle Pfeiffer's new film French Exit - In cinemas now
    UK punk music doco White Riot - In cinemas now

    The Week Ahead (49:27)

    • 57 min
    We watched: Fisk, Then Came You, Dealer, and Judas and The Black Messiah

    We watched: Fisk, Then Came You, Dealer, and Judas and The Black Messiah

    It's a week heavy on news and reviews. Frankly Simon and Dan have too much to say about everything this week. What are you waiting for - stop reading and just start listening.

    News (01:33)


    Oprah and Meghan and Harry and a highly engaged global audience
    RIP Kim's Convenience
    Lupita Nyong’o's YouTube Original series Super Sema
    Pepe LePew faces #TimesUp
    Zack Snyder's Justice League leaks
    Disney+ passed 100 million subscribers - look out Netflix
    George Clooney and Julia Roberts are heading down under.

    Reviews (22:25)


    Judas and The Black Messiah - In cinemas now
    Fisk - ABC TV (debuts Wednesday 17 March)
    Then Came You - In cinemas now
    Dealer - Netflix

    The Week Ahead (44:43)

    • 55 min
    This week we're watching Nomadland, Coming 2 America, The Knick, and Chaos Walking. We speak with DOGTV's Beke Lubeach, and The Big Nothing co-director Lucy Campbell

    This week we're watching Nomadland, Coming 2 America, The Knick, and Chaos Walking. We speak with DOGTV's Beke Lubeach, and The Big Nothing co-director Lucy Campbell

    It's a jam-packed Screen Watching this week because Simon and Dan know no other way. This week expect action, excitement, romance, and thrills. What you're going to get, however, is:

    News (01:18)


    Behold - RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under

    The Golden Globes ratings redefined the term 'dud

    'ViacomCBS launch a new streaming service - Paramount+

    The Simpsons scores two more seasons

    Stan's CEO is now Nine's CEO

    A Bosch spin-off is announced... starring Bosch


    Interview (13:38)

    Dan speaks to Beke Lubeach, the head of DOGTV - a streaming service for dogs.

    Reviews (24:30)


    Nomadland
    Coming 2 America
    The Knick
    Chaos Walking

    Another interview (44:33)

    Simon speaks with Lucy Campbell, the co-director of new sci-fi web series The Big Nothing.

    The Week Ahead (51:47)

    • 1 hr 3 min

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