Episodes
Between miniseries, we wanted to continue celebrating Australian cinema highlighting Indigenous filmmakers with some recommendations of great films and re-releasing one of our favourite discussions from the Blank Slate Archives all about Warwick Thornton's SWEET COUNTRY. NEXT WEEK: {CUISINE ON SCREEN} talking about food movies starting with Ratatouille Join our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT, sign up HERE SUBSCRIBE to Cam's YouTube channel to check out...
Published 07/15/21
There's no more prominent Australian Pscyho than the iconic Mad Max... so we're going back to the start of the franchise to find out how Max went mad. NEXT UP: we're putting a pin in Australian Psycho while Cam takes a few weeks off the pod, but we're kicking off a miniseries on food movies with {Cuisine on Screen} Join our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when...
Published 07/08/21
Christ this is a weird movie, kid! We're talking about one of the most experimental films in the history of Australian cinema, Bad Boy Bubby. From director Rolf de Heer, Bubby is a loner held captive by his abusive mother until one day he breaks free and wanders around Adelaide. NEXT UP: MAD MAX Join our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when we were in high...
Published 07/01/21
People go missing in rural Australia, there's backpacker killers and psychotic outback killers lurking all throughout Australian cinema. Blake Howard (One Heat Minute / The Zodiac Chronicle) steps into the co-host chair to talk about The Loved Ones, a horror movie that takes the tropes of rural killers like those you'd find in Wolf Creek and gets them ready for prom. NEXT UP: Bad Boy Bubby... truly a psycho film. Join our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.......
Published 06/24/21
As one of the principal filmmakers behind the collective Blue-Tongue Films, Nash Edgerton is one of the great heroes of modern Australian film & tv so of course, we had to get him in for the Australian Psycho miniseries. Currently, he's directing the final season of our favourite show Mr Inbetween. He's also directed the great Australian thriller The Square and worked in stunt work in some of the most hectic action films of all time (Stars Wars Prequel Trilogy, The Matrix Trilogy to name...
Published 06/17/21
A lost film, the last pristine print found moments before permanent destruction and erasure from the hallowed halls Australian film history... this is the story of Wake in Fright a piss soaked outback lost weekend full of stale beers and Donald Pleasance. It epitomizes the idea of Australians as violent drunk psychopaths. NEXT UP: Bad Boy Bubby... truly a psycho film. Join our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're...
Published 06/10/21
Australian Psycho is our new miniseries built around the darker side of Australian cinema exploring psycho killers and dangerous blokes. We kick things off by discussing the modern crime classic Animal Kingdom from director David Michôd starring Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce and Jacki Weaver in an Oscar-nominated rolel Join our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite...
Published 06/03/21
TOTAL REBOOT SCREENAGERS CLASS OF 2021! WE MADE IT! After some of the best memories we've ever made together we toss our caps in the air and graduate from the Screenagers miniseries. We wrap it up by reminiscing about all the good times we had, what we learned about teens on screen and talk about all the good films that didn't make it into this season (but could very well make it when we inevitably return to teen films in the future). We also tease out our next big miniseries. Join our...
Published 05/27/21
We've come to the final film in our Screenagers festival, we're closing out with what may well one day be known as a classic of the genre... BOOKSMART! Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when we were in high school. SIGN UP FINDING DESPERADO - Subscribe on APPLE PODCAST or SPOTIFY or listen on ABC SUBSCRIBE to the official NETFLIX podcast hosted by...
Published 05/20/21
On Screenagers this week we’re drawing dongs and trying to see if we can actually get a teen to buy us alcohol for a change. We’re joined by Ben Russell (Hug the Sun) to talk about SUPERBAD, one of the most McLoved modern teen classics. Static Vision: Dreamscapes Sydney Film Festival 14th-17th May ($5 off with code "filmnotamovie") Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our...
Published 05/13/21
On it's 30th Anniversary we discuss Boyz n the Hood, the iconic classic from 22-year-old director John Singleton about three teen boys and their life in South Central LA. Static Vision: Dreamscapes Sydney Film Festival 14th-17th May ($5 off with code "filmnotamovie") Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when we were in high school. SIGN UP FINDING...
Published 05/06/21
We're finally talking about one of the coolest films in the history of teens, DONNIE fricking DARKOID. Static Vision: Dreamscapes Sydney Film Festival 14th-17th May ($5 off with code "filmnotamovie") Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when we were in high school. SIGN UP FINDING DESPERADO - Subscribe on APPLE PODCAST or SPOTIFY or listen on...
Published 05/03/21
Director Amy Heckerling redefined teen cinema with Fast Times and then did it all over again with CLUELESS! We're joined by Concetta Caristo and Lauren Bonner from the new podcast BIG NATURAL TALENT CAM'S Sydney Comedy Festival Show TICKETS HERE THE FORMAL - the tiktok teen comedy series Alexei directed WATCH HERE Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from...
Published 04/22/21
This podcast is just like warm apple pie. We take a nostalgic look back at one cinema history's most groundbreaking comedies... AMERICAN PIE! CAM'S Sydney Comedy Festival Show TICKETS HERE THE FORMAL - the tiktok teen comedy series Alexei directed WATCH HERE Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when we were in high school. SIGN UP FINDING DESPERADO...
Published 04/15/21
We're joined by Australian pop music royalty Ben Lee to hang out and chat about The Rage in Placid Lake, a beloved Australian teen classic he stars in alongside Rose Byrne & Garry McDonald. WEIRDER TOGETHER - Ione Skye & Ben Lee's show at Giant Dwarf TICKETS HERE CAM'S Sydney Comedy Festival Show TICKETS HERE Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films...
Published 04/13/21
We're talking about one of the horniest and most chaste abstinence campaigns in the history of film TWILIGHT! We're joined by Naomi Higgins and Hum Mahbub the creators of Why Are You Like This (on ABC NOW and Netflix around the rest of the world April 16) to witness this modern camp classic sparkle in the sun. CAM'S Sydney Comedy Festival Show TICKETS HERE Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year...
Published 04/08/21
We're not worthy! No hyperbole, Say Anything is the best teen film of the 1980s and we can't believe we got to talk to Ione Skye about the making of that iconic film and what it is like being a real-life screenager. WEIRDER TOGETHER - Ione Skye & Ben Lee's show at Giant Dwarf TICKETS HERE CAM'S Sydney Comedy Festival Show TICKETS HERE Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking...
Published 04/01/21
Francis Ford Coppola adapted two of S.E. Hinton's beloved Tulsa set YA novels for the big screen in 1983. Rumble Fish is the weirder/cooler of the two, a bit of a forgotten Coppola masterpiece and a very sincere attempt at creating arthouse cinema FOR teens. Perfect movie to discuss on our SCREENAGERS miniseries. NEXT: Catherine Hardwicke's TWILIGHT Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by...
Published 03/25/21
HOT episode of the Screenagers miniseries served Chicago style today! We couldn't talk teens on-screen without serving up some John Hughes so we're talking about his best film, FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF! NEXT: Francis Ford Coppola's Rumble Fish Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when we were in high school. SIGN UP FINDING DESPERADO - Subscribe on...
Published 03/18/21
For the SCREENAGERS miniseries, we're sailing away with Eighth Grade, the directorial debut of comedian Bo Burnham (and we're just so rapt about it a comedian roughly our age has made a movie this good! Not bitter at all. Please tell your friends about this podcast). NEXT: Ferris Bueller's Day Off Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when we were in...
Published 03/11/21
We're sinking back into Total Reboot with the first film in our SCREENAGERS: Teens on Screen miniseries with the ultimate nostalgia film, Richard Linklater's Dazed & Confused.NEXT: SCARFACE (1983) Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL RESPECT.... During the Screenagers miniseries, we're going year by year picking our favourite films from when we were in high school. SIGN UP FINDING DESPERADO - Subscribe on APPLE PODCAST or SPOTIFY or listen on...
Published 03/04/21
Starting from next week TOTAL REBOOT returns and it will be slightly rebooted itself! We're going to be focusing on doing bigger miniseries investigating larger topics in film. We're talking themes, genres, subgenres and all the big juicy talking points in movies. We could do anything from series on heist movies to movies about how computers offer us a terrifying glimpse into society's future. But we're kicking things off with SCREENAGERS - Teens on Screens all about teen movies. Our first...
Published 02/25/21
In our final episode of the year we're joined by Aaron Chen to discuss one of the best and most beloved remakes in the history of cinema, say hello to our little friend which is the Brian De Palma directed film Scarface starring Al Pacino as the titular character. FINDING DESPERADO - Subscribe on APPLE PODCAST or SPOTIFY or listen on ABC SUBSCRIBE to the official NETFLIX podcast hosted by Alexei Toliopoulos THE BIG FILM BUFFET Listen to us on The First Ten Pages Talking about the...
Published 12/13/20
You'll be fricking shocked to find out how much the Scarface you're familiar with takes from the original 1932 classic NEXT: SCARFACE (1983) FINDING DESPERADO - Subscribe on APPLE PODCAST or SPOTIFY or listen on ABC SUBSCRIBE to the official NETFLIX podcast hosted by Alexei Toliopoulos THE BIG FILM BUFFET Listen to us on The First Ten Pages Talking about the script for Austin Powers on SPOTIFY or APPLE PODCAST Sign up to our Patreon for just $5 to get access to our spin-off TOTAL...
Published 12/06/20
Dial up that modem and download this beautiful episode of Total Reboot that is dedicated to two of the greatest romantic comedies of all time. Nora Ephron's YOU'VE GOT MAIL and the film that inspired it Ernst Lubitsch's SHOP AROUND THE CORNER. NEXT: SCARFACE (1932) & SCARFACE (1983) FINDING DESPERADO - Subscribe on APPLE PODCAST or SPOTIFY or listen on ABC SUBSCRIBE to the official NETFLIX podcast hosted by Alexei Toliopoulos THE BIG FILM BUFFET Listen to us on The First Ten...
Published 11/29/20