Dan and Kailey are joined by Sarah Watt, Liam Maguren, Tim Wong, David Larsen and Dominic Corry to celebrate the works of Ghibli, the famous Japanese animation studio, and talk about their favourite productions. They also review the Bill Murray vehicle St. Vincent and introduce the word “educashaming” to the world.
Special guest host (and exec producer) Tony Pratt joins us for an epic start to Season Two, so big that it has to be split into two parts. Part One features interviews with Spandau Ballet’s Martin Kemp, The Dead Lands director Toa Fraser and a review of the comedy This is Where I Leave You starring Justin Bateman and Tina Fey.
Show Notes are coming after we post Part Two on Monday. Sorry…
Dan and Kailey are joined by Doug Dillaman from Lumiere Reader to discuss two new music-themed films: jazz drum drama Whiplash and the Mick Jagger-produced biography of James Brown, Get On Up. Dan also talks to Aaron Yap from NZ’s Fatso DVD-by-mail service about the state of home video and hi-definition in this country.
Listen as Doug accidentally X‑rates a perfectly innocent biopic!
Once again Dan (in Wellington) and Kailey (in Vancouver) are joined by Fairfax senior film reviewer Graeme Tuckett. Hear more from Kailey’s adventures at the Vancouver International Film Festival; plus all three collaborate on a review of Robert Downey Jr. in The Judge and Graeme and Dan count the laughs in Let’s Be Cops. Also featuring several non-gratuitous mentions of Game of Thrones that should do a good job of boosting our iTunes ratings.