Podcasts & Radio

Taking ten minutes to talk about dealing with life in lockdown during the Covid-19 crisis with Blake Howard – ConTENgen, 26 March 2020

Talking about the 7th minute of the classic journalistic film All the President’s Men with Blake Howard – All The President’s Minutes, 4 February 2020

Chatting about the two Steven Soderbergh films of 2019, High Flying Bird and The Laundromat, and examining what his move to Netflix could mean with Blake Howard – The Take, 24 October 2019

Sending off Hell Is For Hyphenates after nine years with a look at the films of Martin Scorsese with Rochelle Siemienowicz, Paul Anthony Nelson, So Mayer, Brian Trenchard-Smith, Garth Franklin, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Perri Cummings, David Caesar, George Viscas, Pollyanna McIntosh, Cate Wolfe, Ian Barr, Josh Nelson, Andrew Kevin Walker, Glenn Dunks, Eloise Ross, Briony Kidd, Rohan Spong, Chris Taylor, Simon Miraudo, Scott Weinberg, Guy Davis, Kriv Stenders, Drew McWeeny, Jeremy Smith, Rhys Muldoon, Richard Gray, Abe Forsythe, Jon Hewitt, Marc Fennell, Zak Hepburn, Blake Howard, Emma Westwood, Mel Campbell, Anthony Morris, Sarah Caldwell, Shannon Marinko, Rhys Graham, Alicia Malone, Hayley Inch, Tim Egan, Thomas Caldwell, Sarah Ward, Stephen A Russell, Giles Hardie, Jennifer Reeder, Tom Clift, Cerise Howard, Tegan Higginbotham, Michael Ian Black and Christos Tsiolkas – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 April 2019

Talking the new releases of March 2019 (High Life, Us, Destroyer, Dumbo), looking at the one-film directorial career of actor Charles Laughton, and discussing the films of Krzystof Kieślowski with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Rhys Graham – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 March 2019

Talking the new releases of February 2019 (High Flying Bird, On the Basis of Sex, Velvet Buzzsaw, If Beale Street Could Talk), asking if Steven Soderbergh’s iPhone-to-streaming-service model could save the Australian film industry, and discussing the films of Bruno Dumont with Rochelle Siemienowicz and David Caesar – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 28 February 2019

Talking the new releases of January 2019 (Mary Poppins Returns, Loro, Glass, Storm Boy), debating whether we put too much stock in the Oscars, and discussing the films of Xavier Dolan with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Stephen A Russell – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 January 2019

Talking the new releases of December 2018 (Roma, The Favourite, Bird Box, Climax), comparing the best films of the year, and discussing the films of Lars Von Trier with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Cassandra Magrath – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 December 2018

Talking the new releases of November 2018 (Widows, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Sorry To Bother You, The Other Side of the Wind), looking at the lack of female filmmakers in best-of lists, and discussing the films of Park Chan-wook with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Briony Kidd – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 November 2018

Talking the new releases of October 2018 (The Land of Steady Habits, A Star Is Born, First Man, Bohemian Rhapsody), and discussing the filmography of Wim Wenders with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Scott Derrickson – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 October 2018

Celebrating the 100th episode of Hell Is For Hyphenates by discussing the films of Ridley Scott in a live show recorded at the Melbourne International Film Festival with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Greg McLean – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 September 2018

Talking select Melbourne International Film Festival of August 2018 (The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot, The Green Fog, Accidence, Everybody Knows), looking at how one would make the unusual career move of going from performing comedy to directing film and television, and discussing the filmography of John Hughes with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Daina Reid – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 August 2018

Talking the new releases of July 2018 (Mary ShelleyRBGThe Breaker Upperers, The Devil and Father Amorth), asking whether the phrase “everything is copy” applies to all filmmakers, and discussing the filmography of Nora Ephron with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Corrie Chen – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 July 2018

Talking the new releases of June 2018 (Ocean’s 8, Upgrade, Foxtrot, Incredibles 2), looking at the increasing difficulty of getting independent films into cinemas, and discussing the filmography of Alan J Pakula with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Alex Ross Perry – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 June 2018

Talking the new releases of May 2018 (Solo: A Star Wars Story, Tully, My Friend Dahmer, Breath), looking at the challenges of making independent films in Australia, and discussing the filmography of Bong Joon-ho with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Abe Forsythe – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 May 2018

Talking the new releases of April 2018 (Unsane, I Am Not a Witch, The Party, Isle of Dogs), looking at both sides of the Cannes vs Netflix battle, and discussing the filmography of Steve McQueen with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Ming-Zhu Hii – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 April 2018

Talking the new releases of March 2018 (Ready Player One, The Other Side of Hope, The Square, The Death of Stalin, Mary Magdalene), looking at what it’s like to go from being a fan of a classic series to being in a classic series, and discussing the filmography of Dennis Hopper with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Noah Segan – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 March 2018

Talking the new releases of February 2018 (Phantom Thread, Black Panther, Lady Bird, Molly’s Game), looking at the complicated role of Hollywood screenwriting, and discussing the filmography of William Friedkin with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Andrew Kevin Walker – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 28 February 2018

Talking the new releases of January 2018 (The Post, The Shape of Water, World of Tomorrow 2: The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts, All the Money in the World), looking at the ramifications of the Disney’s rumoured acquisition of Fox, and discussing the filmography of Robert Wise with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Eloise Ross – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 January 2018

Talking the new releases of December 2017 (Wonder Wheel, Downsizing, Call Me By Your Name, Star Wars: The Last Jedi), comparing best films of the year lists, and discussing the filmography of Maurice Pialat with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Luca Guadagnino – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 December 2017

Talking the new releases of November 2017 (Detroit, Murder on the Orient Express, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Justice League), looking at whether it is actually possible to separate the art from the artist, and discussing the filmography of Roman Polanski with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Emma Westwood – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 November 2017

Talking the new releases of October 2017 (Blade Runner 2049, Thor: Ragnarok, Song To Song, Suburbicon), looking at the works of animator and director Marc Caro, and discussing the filmography of Jean-Pierre Jeunet with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Adam Elliot – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 October 2017

Looking back at the 15:00-16:00 portion of Michael Mann’s Heat, in a podcast devoted to going through the classic crime saga minute by minute, with Blake Howard – One Heat Minute, 12 October 2017

Looking back at the 14:00-15:00 portion of Michael Mann’s Heat, in a podcast devoted to going through the classic crime saga minute by minute, with Blake Howard – One Heat Minute, 9 October 2017

Defending the maligned 2013 Doctor Who episode The Rings of Akhaten with Lucas Testro and Marian Blythe – Doctor Who and the Episodes of Death, 1 October 2017

Talking the new releases of September 2017 (mother!, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, It, That’s Not Me), and discussing the filmography of Sylvester Stallone with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Michael Ian Black – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 September 2017

Welcoming new co-host Rochelle to the show, talking the new releases of August 2017 (Logan Lucky, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Let Sunshine In, Face Places), and discussing the filmography of George Miller with Rochelle Siemienowicz and Edgar Wright – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 August 2017

Discussing the double-hit of Erin Brockovich and Traffic with Carla Donnelly, Maggie Scott and Jessie Scott – Club Soderbergh, 21 August 2017

Bidding farewell to Sophie, talking the new releases of July 2017 (Dunkirk, The Beguiled, War for the Planet of the Apes, Spider-man: Homecoming), and discussing the filmography of Wes Anderson with Sophie Mayer and Britt Hayes – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 July 2017

Looking at how prisons are depicted in popular culture with X and CJ Johnsonon NightlifeABC Local Radio (national), 15 July 2017

Talking the new releases of June 2017 (Transformers: The Last Knight, The Mummy, Wonder Woman), debating the future of shared cinematic universes, and discussing the filmography of Everett De Roche with Sophie Mayer and C Robert Cargill – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 June 2017

Improvising and dreamcasting the movie Last Hotel with Nicholas Feain and Lachlan McKay – Picture This, 9 June 2017

Talking the new releases of May 2017 (Get Out, Alien: Covenant, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Mindhorn), asking a subject of the Hi4H filmmaker of the month segment what it’s like to hear us discuss his work, and discussing the filmography of Joe Dante with Sophie Mayer and Neil Marshall – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 May 2017

Talking the new releases of April 2017 (Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, I Am Not Your Negro, Rules Don’t Apply), looking at the Netflix model of distribution and its effects on cinema, and discussing the filmography of Neil Marshall with Sophie Mayer and Scott Weinberg – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 April 2017

Chatting about comedy and other things with Harrison Engstrom – That Comedy Podcast, 27 April 2017

Talking the new releases of March 2017 (Logan, Tickling Giants), and discussing the filmography of Allison Anders with Sophie Mayer and Jennifer Reeder – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 March 2017

Talking the new releases of February 2017 (Billy Flynn’s Long Halftime Walk, T2: Trainspotting, Hidden Figures), looking at the role of awards shows in times of political upheaval, and discussing the filmography of Asghar Farhadi with Sophie Mayer and Tina Hassannia – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 28 February 2017

Talking the new releases of January 2017 (Jackie, Silence, Cameraperson), and discussing the filmography of Ken Loach with Sophie Mayer and Rebecca O’Brien – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 January 2017

Looking at how navigate personal dilemmas with friends and enemies and examining how friendship is depicted in pop culture with Marian Blythe and guest Rose Callaghan on Inherent AdviceTriple R, 10 January 2017

Looking at how to navigate personal dilemmas within romantic life and examining how romance is depicted in pop culture with Marian Blythe and guest Gillian English on Inherent AdviceTriple R, 3 January 2017

Talking the new releases of December 2016 (Star Wars: Rogue One, Paterson, A United Kingdom), comparing notes on the best films of the year, and discussing the filmography of David Lean with Sophie Mayer and Rohan Spong – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 December 2016

Talking about the life and career of the late Carrie Fisher with Chris Taylor on Summer Mornings – ABC Local Radio (national), 28 December 2016

Looking at how to navigate personal dilemmas within family life and examining how families are depicted in pop culture with Marian Blythe and guest Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall on Inherent AdviceTriple R, 27 December 2016

Talking upcoming films of 2017 and the influx of remakes, sequels and reboots with Ben Knight on Summer – ABC Local Radio (national), 21 December 2016

Looking at how to navigate personal dilemmas in the workplace and examining pop culture’s approach to employment with Marian Blythe and guest Dave Lawson on Inherent AdviceTriple R, 20 December 2016

Talking the new releases of November 2016 (Doctor Strange, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, Trolls), looking at the role of cinema in the new political landscape, and discussing the filmography of Nicolas Roeg with Sophie Mayer and Jocelyn Moorhouse- Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 November 2016

Talking my book Double Dissolution with Jan Goldsmith and David McLean on Published… Or Not3CR, 17 November 2016

Talking my book Double Dissolution with Henry Grossek on ViewpointsCasey Radio, 11 November 2016

Talking the new releases of October 2016 (Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, Café Society, The Arrival), and discussing the filmography of Stanley Kubrick with Sophie Mayer and Rhys Muldoon – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 October 2016

Talking about the week in Australian and US politics with host Jonathan Green and guests Jane Caro and Stephen Brook for Sunday Extra‘s Outsiders segment – ABC Radio National, 30 October 2016

Talking my book Double Dissolution with Ben Eltham on SpokeTriple R, 25 October 2016

Talking about the practicalities of election coverage and my book Double Dissolution with Dominic Knight and Andrew P Street – The Double Disillusionists, 12 October 2016

Talking my book Double Dissolution and being on the election trail with host Patricia Karvelas and journalist Francis Keany on The Drawing RoomABC Radio National, 11 October 2016

Talking the new releases of September 2016 (Snowden, The Magnificent Seven, Baden Baden), discussing the filmography of Alfred Hitchcock with Sophie Mayer and Alicia Malone, and chatting with director Terence Davies about his three favourite Hitchcock films – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 September 2016

Talking the new releases of August 2016 (Julieta, High-Rise, The Event, Certain Women, Winter At Westbeth, The Salesman, The Neon Demon, Personal Shopper, Into the Forest), and discussing the filmography of Peter Weir with Sophie Mayer and Kriv Stenders – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 August 2016

Talking the new releases of July 2016 (The BFG, Star Trek Beyond, Ghostbusters), and discussing the filmography of Rainer Werner Fassbinder with Sophie Mayer and Rebecca Harkins-Cross – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 July 2016

Talking the new releases of June 2016 (The Nice Guys, When Marnie Was There, Holding the Man), looking at the unprecedented rules Paramount has introduced for Star Trek fan films, and discussing the filmography of Guillermo Del Toro with Sophie Mayer and Maria Lewis – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 June 2016

Talking the search for Peter Dutton and the upcoming book Double Dissolution with Danny Chifley on Drive – 2SER, 10 June 2016

Talking the new releases of May 2016 (Captain America: Civil WarMustangWhiskey Tango Foxtrot), looking at the vitriolic backlash against yet-to-be-released female-led blockbusters like Ghostbusters and Star Wars: Rogue One, and discussing the filmography of Jim Henson with Sophie Mayer and Alice Lowe – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 May 2016

Talking the new releases of April 2016 (Black Mountain PoetsVictoriaOur Little Sister), looking back at the works of legendary documentary filmmaker Shirley Clarke, and discussing the filmography of Antonia Bird with Sophie Mayer and Kate Hardie – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 April 2016

Talking the new releases of March 2016 (Anomalisa, The Pearl Button, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), looking at the push to stream new release films into our homes, and discussing the filmography of the Coen Brothers with Sophie Mayer and Martyn Pedler – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 March 2016

Talking the new releases of February 2016 (13 Hours, A Bigger Splash, Rams), asking whether film fatigue is a universal issue, and discussing the filmography of Max Ophüls with Sophie Mayer and Laura Mulvey – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 29 February 2016

Talking the new releases of January 2016 (The Hateful Eight, Room, Creed), looking at how we use films to mourn our screen icons, and discussing the filmography of John Carpenter with Sophie Mayer and Garth Franklin – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 January 2016

Talking the new releases of December 2015 (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Steve Jobs), comparing notes on the best films of the year, and discussing the filmography of Jacques Brel with Sophie Mayer – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 December 2015

Talking the new releases of November 2015 (The Dressmaker, Carol, Bridge of Spies, Junun), looking how to curate your viewing with the myriad forms of digital streaming and distribution methods now available, and discussing the filmography of Don Hertzfeld with Sophie Mayer and Tom Clift – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 November 2015

Talking the new releases of October 2015 (The Walk, Legend, Macbeth), looking at where the world now stands in the ongoing film vs digital battle, and discussing the filmography of Michael Mann with Sophie Mayer and Blake Howard – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 October 2015

Debating the merits of The Dressmaker with Rich Haridy – Parallax Podcast, 21 October 2015

Making a big announcement about the future of the show, talking the new releases of September 2015 (London Road, The Martian, A Second Chance), and discussing the filmography of George A Romero with Paul Anthony Nelson and Sophie Mayer – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 September 2015

Talking the new releases of August 2015 (Irrational Man, The Forbidden Room, A Pigeon Sat On a Branch Reflecting On Existence), looking at the single-feature hit of the influential Herk Harvey, and discussing the filmography of Dario Argento with Paul Anthony Nelson and Alexandra Heller-Nicholas – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 August 2015

Answering questions and fumbling quizzes with Robert Lloyd, Vicki Kyriakakis, Scott McAteer and host David S Innes for the Sci Fi Special – Grain of Truth, 31 July 2015

Talking the new releases of July 2015 (Magic Mike XXL, Women He’s Undressed, Ant-Man), examining the wider effect that the Marvel Studios model is having on Hollywood, and discussing the filmography of Agnès Varda with Paul Anthony Nelson and Philippa Hawker – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 July 2015

Talking the new releases of June 2015 (Jurassic World, Inside Out, Far From the Madding Crowd), asking whether there is a cinematic god passing moral judgment on characters, and discussing the filmography of David Lynch with Paul Anthony Nelson and Thomas Caldwell – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 June 2015

Chatting about haunted Australian cinemas with Bryce Mills on Drive – 2SER, 1 June 2015

Talking the new releases of May 2015 (Tomorrowland, Mad Max: Fury Road, Ex Machina), asking whether Hollywood credits accurately reflect the work of the screenwriter, and discussing the filmography of Masaki Kobayashi with Paul Anthony Nelson and Mark Protosevich – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 May 2015

Talking the new releases of April 2015 (The Avengers: Age of Ultron, While We’re Young, Mommy), asking whether modern dramas need high-concept hooks, and discussing the filmography of Jane Campion with Paul Anthony Nelson and Sophie Hyde – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 April 2015

Looking back over the ten years since Doctor Who returned to television with Ben McKenzie, John Richards and Petra Elliott – Splendid Chaps, 19 April 2015

Talking the new releases of March 2015 (Inherent Vice, Big Eyes), looking at the works of choreographer-turned-filmmaker Bob Fosse, and discussing the filmography of Nicole Holofcener with Paul Anthony Nelson and Pollyanna McIntosh – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 March 2015

Talking the new releases of February 2015 (Selma, Rosewater, Jupiter Ascending), asking whether screenwriters are unfairly sidelined as the authors of films, and discussing the filmography of Charlie Kaufman with Paul Anthony Nelson and Desiree Akhavan – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 28 February 2015

Reviewing Fifty Shades of Grey and Selma, and talking with Dileep Premachandran about his five favourite films of all time, with Lindy Burns on Evenings – ABC 774 Melbourne, 16 February 2015

Talking the new releases of January 2015 (Into the Woods, Foxcatcher, Birdman), and discussing the filmography of Vincente Minnelli with Paul Anthony Nelson and Jess Lomas – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 January 2015

Talking the new releases of December 2014 (Mr Turner, Paddington, Big Hero 6, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies), comparing notes on the best films of the year, and discussing the filmography of Gregg Araki with Paul Anthony Nelson and Richard Watts – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 December 2014

Talking the new releases of November 2014 (Interstellar, Maps to the Stars, Serena, Nightcrawler), asking whether childhood nostalgia is more or less valuable than a more critical eye, and discussing the filmography of John Hough with Paul Anthony Nelson and Mark Hartley – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 November 2014

Debating Casey Bennetto on the idea that we should increase the GST with Damien Carrick in the semi-finals of Sunday Extra’s On the Contrary segment – ABC Radio National, 16 November 2014

Talking the new releases of October 2014 (Gone GirlForce MajeureObvious Child, Whiplash), looking at the works of French comic director Jacques Tati, and discussing the filmography of Guy Maddin with Paul Anthony Nelson and Hayley Inch – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 October 2014

Debating Daniel Teitlebaum on the topic of “It’s Time” with Jonathan Green in the finals of Sunday Extra’s On the Contrary segment – ABC Radio National, 26 October 2014

Talking the new releases of September 2014 (Sin City: A Dame To Kill ForThe GrandmasterJodorowsky’s DuneWhat We Do In The Shadows), looking at whether we’re more critical of directors who are more stylistically adventurous, and discussing the filmography of Claire Denis with Paul Anthony Nelson and Lynn Shelton – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 September 2014

Debating Shannon Marinko on the topic that we are all David and Margaret with Jonathan Green on Sunday Extra’s On the Contrary segment – ABC Radio National, 21 September 2014

Talking the new releases of August 2014 (Magic in the Moonlight, And So It Goes, Guardians of the Galaxy, Locke), looking at whether independent filmmakers can forge a career in the new media landscape, and discussing the filmography of Paul Mazursky with Paul Anthony Nelson and Joe Swanberg – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 August 2014

Talking the new releases of July 2014 (Lucy, Some Velvet MorningTransformers: Age of ExtinctionSnowpiercer), looking at whether the thoughtful studio picture is dead, and discussing the filmography of Euzhan Palcy with Paul Anthony Nelson and Lexi Alexander – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 July 2014

Talking the filmography of Robert Altman live at the 2014 Sydney Film Festival with Paul Anthony Nelson and Michael Altman – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 June 2014

Talking the new releases of May 2014 (The Zero Theorem, Godzilla, 52 Tuesdays, The Babadook), asking why Hollywood is so obsessed with city-wide destruction, and discussing the filmography of Jim Jarmusch with Paul Anthony Nelson and Sarah Caldwell – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 May 2014

Talking the new releases of April 2014 (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spider-man 2: The Rise of Electro, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Transcendence), asking why Hollywood films are coming out in other countries ahead of their US releases, and discussing the filmography of Harold Ramis with Paul Anthony Nelson and Drew McWeeny – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 April 2014

Talking the new releases of March 2014 (Noah, Wadjda, The Raid 2: Berandal, Nymphomaniac), asking whether cult films can truly exist in the age of the internet, and discussing the filmography of Alejandro Jodorowsky with Paul Anthony Nelson and Zak Hepburn – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 March 2014

Chatting about Night Terrace and learning an awful lot about bear culture with John Richards, Mark Hadden and Luke Mitchell on The Woods – Joy FM, 17 March 2014

Promoting the forthcoming science fiction comedy series Night Terrace alongside John Richards, with Rob Jan on Zero G – Triple R, 17 March 2014

Talking the new releases of February 2014 (Nebraska, Blue is the Warmest Colour, Dallas Buyers Club, Winter’s Tale), asking whether video games should ever be made into films, and discussing the filmography of Luc Besson with Paul Anthony Nelson and Stephanie Bendixsen – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 28 February 2014

Discussing the career of the late, great Harold Ramis with Kate O’Toole on Afternoons – ABC Darwin, 25 February 2014

Talking the new releases of January 2014 (The Wolf of Wall Street, Her, Inside Llewyn Davis, 12 Years a Slave), discovering the pioneering work of Alice Guy-Blaché, and discussing the filmography of Albert Brooks with Paul Anthony Nelson and Ian Barr – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 January 2014

Talking new releases Grudge Match and 12 Years a Slave with Emily Sexton on Smart Arts – Triple R, 23 January 2014

Talking new releases Her, Inside Llewyn Davis and 47 Ronin with Emily Sexton on Smart Arts – Triple R, 16 January 2014

Talking about new releases The Book Thief and Saving Mr Banks with Emily Sexton on Smart Arts – Triple R, 9 January 2014

Talking the new releases of December 2013 (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, American Hustle), comparing notes on the best films of the year, and discussing the filmography of Kathryn Bigelow with Paul Anthony Nelson and Mel Campbell – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 December 2013

Discussing the best of the Boxing Day film releases with Emily Sexton on Smart Arts – Triple R, 26 December 2013

Guesting on the Splendid Chaps Christmas Special to talk about the elusive Trevor Martin, with John Richards, Ben McKenzie, Petra Elliot, Thomas Caldwell, Adam Richard, Janet A McLeod, Myke Bartlett, Alexandra Tynan, Fee Plumley and Dr Djoymi Baker – Splendid Chaps, 23 December 2013

Talking the new releases of November 2013 (Enough Said, The Counselor, The Fifth Estate), asking why prose in films is almost always awful, and discussing the filmography of Ang Lee with Paul Anthony Nelson and Julia Zemiro – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 November 2013

Talking the new releases of October 2013 (Machete Kills, Gravity, The Act of Killing), looking at the comedies of directing team Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker, and discussing the filmography of Rob Reiner with Paul Anthony Nelson and Chris Taylor – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 October 2013

Talking the new releases of September 2013 (Blue Jasmine, I’m So Excited!, Stories We Tell, White House Down), predicting the future of cinema-going, and discussing the filmography of James Cameron with Paul Anthony Nelson and Tegan Higginbotham – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 September 2013

Talking the new releases of August 2013 (The Bling Ring, Pain & Gain, The World’s End, Stoker, Elysium), and discussing the filmography of Steven Spielberg with Paul Anthony Nelson and Giles Hardie – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 August 2013

Talking the new releases of July 2013 (Behind the Candelabra, Much Ado About Nothing, The Heat, This Is The End, Pacific Rim, The Lone Ranger, To The Wonder), looking at the career of Adrienne Shelly, and discussing the filmography of Susanne Bier with Paul Anthony Nelson and Kristy Best – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 July 2013

Performing a specially-written song alongside Adam Rudegeair for “Seven/Religion”, with John Richards, Ben McKenzie, Petra Elliot, Paul Callaghan, Dave Bloustien and the Reverend Doctor Avril Hannah-Jones – Splendid Chaps, 30 July 2013

Talking the new releases of June 2013 (Man of Steel, World War Z, After Earth, Monsters University, Mud), and discussing the filmography of Billy Wilder with Paul Anthony Nelson and Angela Meyer – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 June 2013

News Releases: With Tom Waterhouse now the poster child for TV gambling, I pick three gambling-related films for him to watch to help him mend his ways (The HustlerBugsyHard Eight), with Julian Morrow on Drive – ABC Radio National, 31 May 2013

Talking the new releases of May 2013 (The Great GatsbyStar Trek Into DarknessSinisterThe Place Beyond the PinesSpring BreakersThe Hunt), pitching our own standalone Star Wars films to Disney, and discussing the filmography of Quentin Tarantino with Paul Anthony Nelson and Brian Trenchard-Smith – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 May 2013

News Releases: After allegations that Bernard Tomic’s father John had assaulted another tennis player, I look at three struggling/domineering fathers in cinema (Bicycle ThievesEraserheadThe Last Temptation of Christ) with Julian Morrow on Drive – ABC Radio National, 10 May 2013

Talking the new releases of April 2013 (Iron Man 3Sleepwalk With MeTranceAntiviralWarm BodiesNo), looking at the criminally-brief filmography of Argentinian director Fabián Bielisnky, and discussing the filmography of Brian De Palma with Paul Anthony Nelson and Jeremy Smith – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 April 2013

Talking about the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who with Rewi Lyall and Jim Petrie on Morning Magazine – RTR FM, 29 April 2013

News Releases: In celebration of William Shakespeare’s 449th birthday, I take a look at three left-field Shakespeare adaptations (Kiss Me KateThrone of BloodMy Own Private Idaho), with Julian Morrow on Drive – ABC Radio National, 26 April 2013

News Releases: Explaining the North Korean conflict using three wildly different films (Joint Security AreaM*A*S*H, The Mouse That Roared), with Julian Morrow on Drive – ABC Radio National, 12 April 2013

Talking the new releases of March 2013 (Promised LandA Good Day To Die HardIn The FogOz the Great and PowerfulJack the Giant SlayerThe Incredible Burt WonderstoneMama, Rust and Bone), debating the merits of established filmmakers turning to crowdfunding, and discussing the filmography of Roy Andersson with Paul Anthony Nelson and Cate Wolfe – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 March 2013

News Releases: With Pope Benedict XVI stepping down this week, I look at three films that featured Popes (BeckettThe Agony and the EcstasyPope Joan), plus one with a surprising connection to Benedict, with Julian Morrow on Drive – ABC Radio National, 28 February 2013

Talking the new releases of February 2013 (Side EffectsLincolnSave Your Legs!Anna KareninaCloud AtlasHansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters), asking what it actually means when people refer to characters as “unlikeable”, and discussing the filmography of Alexander Payne with Paul Anthony Nelson and Victoria Thaine – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 28 February 2013

Guested on The Shambles Watch The Oscars with Sos, Valvo and Lynchy – uStream, 25 February 2013

News Releases: With many high-profile sportspeople admitting to doping over recent weeks, I look at the way cinema has dealt with performance-enhancing drugs (Easy StreetGet Out and Get UnderFear and Loathing In Las Vegas), with Julian Morrow on Drive – ABC Radio National, 6 February 2013

Talking the new releases of January 2013 (Gangster SquadJack Reacher, HitchcockLife of PiDjango UnchainedZero Dark ThirtyYou Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger), looking at the directorial career of Elaine May, and discussing the filmography of Luchino Visconti with Paul Anthony Nelson and George Viscas – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 January 2013

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, talking the First Doctor and the theme of “authority” in the show with hosts John Richards, Ben McKenzie and Petra Elliott, alongside fellow guests Nerida Haycock, Geraldine Quinn and original Cybermen designer Alexandra Tynan – Splendid Chaps, 23 January 2013

Talking the new releases of December 2012 (The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyLes MiserablesWreck-It Ralph), comparing notes on our respective five best films of the year, and discussing the filmography of Oliver Stone with Paul Anthony Nelson and Rich Haridy – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 December 2013

News Releases: After uncovering evidence that Opposition Leader Tony Abbott is a time traveller, I suggest three time travel films (The Time MachineLa JeteePrimer) that he should use as guidance, with Julian Morrow on Drive – ABC Radio National, 21 December 2012

News Releases: Off the back of the recent Israel-Palestine, I look at three key films (Lemon Tree, LebanonWaltz With Bashir) that feature Israel at war, with Julian Morrow on Drive – ABC Radio National, 30 November 2012

Talking the new releases of November 2012 (The Master, Perks of Being a Wallflower, You Will Be My Son, The Angel’s Share, God Bless America, 2 Days In New York, Skyfall), debating the importance of continuity across movie franchises, and discussing the filmography of Aki Kaurismaki with Paul Anthony Nelson and Geraldine Quinn – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 November 2012

Looking at the week’s offbeat news stories with Dominic Knight, Ben Jenkins and Zoe Norton Lodge on Evenings – ABC 702 Sydney, 9 November 2012

Discussing the media coverage of the 2012 Presidential election with Julian Morrow on Drive – ABC Radio National, 9 November 2012

Talking the new releases of October 2012 (To Rome With Love, Frankenweenie, Argo, Killing Them Softly, Lawless, Hail, The Intouchables, I Wish, The Words), examining the brief career of Jean Vigo, and discussing the filmography with Wong Kar-wai with Paul Anthony Nelson and Mathieu Ravier – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 October 2012

Speaking about the impact of Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm with Samantha Yap – SYN, 31 October 2012

Talking the new releases of September 2012 (Looper, Your Sister’s Sister, Ruby Sparks, On the Road, Monsieur Lazhar, Lore, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Hit and Run), looking at why actors make the transition to filmmaking, and discussing the filmography of Pedro Almodóvar with Paul Anthony Nelson and Perri Cummings – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 September 2012

Talking the new releases of August 2012 (The Bourne Legacy, Holy Motors, Cosmopolis, Moonrise Kingdom, Total Recall, The Sapphires), asking how much our mood affects our enjoyment of films, and discussing the filmography of Steven Soderbergh with Alice Tynan and Paul Anthony Nelson – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 August 2012

Debating the merits of The Newsroom with Josh Kinal, John Richards, Courtney Hocking, Glenn Peters, Brett Cropley, James Taglia and Sarah Stokely – Boxcutters, 1 August 2012

Talking the new releases of July 2012 (The Dark Knight RisesThe Amazing Spider-manNot Suitable For Children), looking at the career of Sarah Watt, and discussing the filmography of Todd Haynes with Paul Anthony Nelson and John Richards – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 July 2012

Talking the new releases of June 2012 (Prometheus, Cabin in the WoodsMargaretSnow White and the Huntsman), asking why movie marketing is so invasive, and discussing the filmography of Michael Bay with Paul Anthony Nelson and C Robert Cargill – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 June 2012

Talking the new releases of May 2012 (Dark ShadowsMen In Black 3Get the GringoThe King of Devil’s IslandIron SkyThe Dictator), looking at how to make a successful remake, discussing the filmography of Jan Svankmajer with Paul Anthony Nelson and Cerise Howard – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 May 2012

Talking the new releases of April 2012 (The Avengers, Battleship, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Rebellion, This Must Be the Place, Café de Flore, The Deep Blue Sea), debating spoilers, and discussing the filmography of Robert Rodriguez with Paul Anthony Nelson and Jon Bennett – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 April 2012

Helping to introduce ABC weatherman David Wright to some great cinema with Aaron Kearney – ABC Local Radio (National), 6 April 2012

Talking the new releases of March 2012 (A Dangerous Method, The Raid, 21 Jump Street, The Lorax, Haywire, The Hunger Games, Wrath of the Titans, John Carter), attempting to define the word “epic”, and discussing the filmography of David Fincher with Paul Anthony Nelson and Marc Fennell – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 March 2012

Talking the new releases of February 2012 (Chronicle, Contraband, Gone, Man on a Ledge, Safe House, Late Bloomers, Killer Elite, This Means War, Any Questions For Ben?, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Martha Marcy May Marlene, The Artist, Tyrannosaur, Shame, The Grey, My Week With Marilyn), asking if cinema is stuck in a period of intense nostalgia, and discussing the filmography of Ted Hope with Paul Anthony Nelson and Melanie Coombs – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 29 February 2012

Talking the new releases of January 2012 (Hugo, The Descendants, Young Adult, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Muppets, Weekend, J. Edgar), asking why recent biopics of political figures are so lightweight, and discussing the filmography of Sergio Leone with Paul Anthony Nelson and Richard Gray – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 January 2012

Talking filmmakers who have made the transition to TV with Josh Kinal, John Richards and Brett Cropley – Boxcutters, 10 January 2012

Talking the new releases of December 2011 (The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, War Horse, Restless, The Iron Lady, Melancholia, The Skin I Live In, The Yellow Sea, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol), comparing notes on our respective five best films of the year, and discussing the filmography of Terry Gilliam with Paul Anthony Nelson and Myke Bartlett – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 December 2011

Talking the new releases of November 2011 (X, This Is Not a Film, Ides of March, Bill Cunningham New York, Toomelah, We Need To Talk About Kevin), looking at the state of film financing in Australia and abroad, and discussing the filmography of Andrei Tarkovsky with Paul Anthony Nelson and Jon Hewitt – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 November 2011

Guest reviewing George Harrison: Living in the Material World, Drive and Contagion on Film Buff’s Forecast with Paul Anthony Nelson and Thomas Caldwell – Triple R, 5 November 2011

Talking the new releases of October 2011 (Drive, Crazy Stupid Love, Midnight In Paris, Contagion, Red State, Real Steel, Warrior, The Hunter, Surviving Georgia, Paranormal Activity 3), debating controversies in film marketing, and discussing the filmography of Gus Van Sant with Paul Anthony Nelson and Glenn Dunks – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 October 2011

Interview for The Bazura Project‘s ABC2 launch with Shannon Marinko, Josh Kinal, John Richards and Brett Cropley – Boxcutters, 4 October 2011

Talking the new releases of September 2011 (13 Assassins, Submarine, Eye of the Storm, Face To Face, Project Nim, Fire In Babylon), debating the issue of film censorship, and discussing the filmography of Pier Paolo Pasolini with Paul Anthony Nelson and Christos Tsiolkas – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 September 2011

Interview for The Bazura Project‘s ABC2 launch with Shannon Marinko and Richard Watts on Smart Arts – Triple R, 29 September 2011

Interview for The Bazura Project‘s ABC2 launch with Shannon Marinko, Tom Ballard and Alex Dyson – Triple J, 29 September 2011

Interview for The Bazura Project‘s ABC2 launch with Adam Knox on Get Cereal – SYN, 29 September 2011

Interview for The Bazura Project‘s ABC2 launch on Thursday Breakfast with Hayley and Emma – 2SER, 15 September 2011

Talking the new releases of August 2011 (Red Dog, The Woman, Page One: Inside the New York Times, Pina 3D, Jane Eyre, The Beaver), asking whether an filmmaker or actor’s sordid personal life affects how we view their art, and discussing the filmography of Francis Veber with Paul Anthony Nelson and Sue Maslin – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 August 2011

Talking the new releases of July 2011 (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two, Captain America, The Illusionist, Hanna), asking why Australians pay more for movie tickets than any other country, and discussing the filmography of Akira Kurosawa with Paul Anthony Nelson and Simon Miraudo – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 July 2011

Talking the new releases of June 2011 (X-Men: First Class, Super 8, Sleeping Beauty, Tree of Life, Oranges and Sunshine, Cars 2), diving into the great 3D debate, and discussing the filmography of Frank Darabont with Paul Anthony Nelson and Guy Davis – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 June 2011

Talking the new releases of May 2011 (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Hangover Part Two, Source Code, Mad Bastards, Snowtown, Burke and Hare, The Round-Up), and discussing the filmography of Neil LaBute with Paul Anthony Nelson and Anthony Morris – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 May 2011

Talking the new releases of April 2011 (Hop, How I Ended This Summer, Sucker Punch, Paul, Thor, Scream 4, Kaboom), and discussing the filmography of Danny Boyle with Paul Anthony Nelson and Sarah Ward – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 April 2011

Talking the new releases of March 2011 (The Adjustment Bureau, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Howl, The Reef, Griff the Invisible, Wasted on the Young, Never Let Me Go), and discussing the filmography of Mike Leigh with Paul Anthony Nelson and Kate McCurdy – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 March 2011

Interview for FEC Comics and Great Works with Adam Knox on Get Cereal – SYN, 9 March 2011

Talking the new releases of February 2011 (127 Hours, I Am Number Four, The Way Back, Hereafter, Tamara Drewe, Rabbit Hole, Sanctum, Conviction, Certified Copy), and discussing the filmography of David Cronenberg with Paul Anthony Nelson and Josh Nelson – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 28 February 2011

Talking the new releases of January 2011 (Unstoppable, Morning Glory, Tangled, The Dilemma, The Fighter, True Grit, Another Year, Catfish, The Green Hornet), and discussing the filmography of Darren Aronofsky with Paul Anthony Nelson and Rob Ruminski – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 January 2011

Talking the new releases of December 2010 (Blue Valentine, Devil, Rare Exports, Gulliver’s Travels, The King’s Speech, Somewhere, Life During Wartime, Sarah’s Key, Tron: Legacy), and discussing the filmography of John Waters with Paul Anthony Nelson and Tara Judah – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 December 2010

Talking about the best films of 2010 on Film Buff’s Forecast with Paul Anthony Nelson and Thomas Caldwell – Triple R, 18 December 2010

Guest reviewing Red Hill on Film Buff’s Forecast with Paul Anthony Nelson and Thomas Caldwell – Triple R, 11 December 2010

Talking the new releases of November 2010 (The American, Due Date, Gasland, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One, The Last Exorcism, Lake Mungo, Machete, Monsters, Red Hill, Wild Target, Winter’s Bone, Lebanon), and discussing the filmography of Tony Scott with Paul Anthony Nelson and Luke Buckmaster – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 November 2010

Guest reviewing Monsters and Lebanon with Paul Anthony Nelson and Thomas Caldwell on Film Buff’s Forecast – Triple R, 27 November 2010

Talking the new releases of October 2010 (Buried, Chloe, City of Your Final Destination, Paranormal Activity 2, Lake Mungo, Let Me In, Red, Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould, Made In Dagenham, The Town, Summer Coda, The Social Network), asking whether Kevin Smith’s anti-critic rants have any merit, and discussing the filmography of Sofia Coppola with Paul Anthony Nelson and Rochelle Siemienowicz – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 October 2010

Talking the new releases of September 2010 (Tomorrow When the War Began, The Other Guys, Please Give, The Kids Are All Right, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, I’m Not There), asking how accurate biopics really need to be, and discussing the filmography of Paul Thomas Anderson with Paul Anthony Nelson and Richard Gray – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 September 2010

Talking film fakery, mockumentaries, and reality vs fiction with Alicia Malone, Simon Miraudo and Jon Tilton – Trending Cinema, 20 September 2010

Talking the new releases of August 2010 (Step Up 3D, Ghost Writer, Four Lions, Splice, The Killer Inside Me, Father of My Children, Cairo Time, Boy, 4. 3. 2. 1., Matching Jack, Piranha 3D, Scott Pilgrim vs the World), debating whether we place too much importance on the reporting of a film’s box office takings, and discussing the filmography of John Landis with Paul Anthony Nelson and Shannon Marinko – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 August 2010

Talking the new releases of July 2010 (Killers, Knight and Day, Inception, Centurion, The Horseman, The Waiting City, South Solitary, Creation), debating film censorship in Australia, and discussing the filmography of Christopher Nolan with Paul Anthony Nelson and Tim Egan – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 July 2010

Talking the new releases of June 2010 (Animal Kingdom, I Am Love, Toy Story 3, The A-Team, Get Him to the Greek), debating whether you can enjoy a film if you disagree with its core philosophy, and discussing the filmography of Tim Burton with Paul Anthony Nelson and Thomas Caldwell – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 30 June 2010

Talking the new releases of May 2010 (The White Ribbon, Fish Tank, Robin Hood, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, The Losers), looking at whether franchises run out of steam by their fourth entry, and discussing the filmography of Woody Allen with Paul Anthony Nelson – Hell Is For Hyphenates, 31 May 2010

Interview about The Bazura Project‘s Logie controversy with Shannon Marinko, Josh Kinal, John Richards and Brett Cropley – Boxcutters, 6 April 2009

Predicting the best films of 2009 – ABC Radio National, 5 January 2009

Interview about The Bazura Project at the Antenna Awards with Helen Razer on Sunday Arts – ABC 774 Melbourne, 20 April 2008