The Madness of King George

What a lovely day! This week we have complicated feelings about SBS doco Struggle Street and comparatively simple ones about the long-awaited and much-hyped Mad Max: Fury Road. If you haven’t seen Fury Road, go and see it before you listen. Like, right now. Why are you still here? Go! For homework there’s Australian doco So Help Me God and, of… Continue reading The Madness of King George

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Pictures, Pitches.

This week we talk Banksy Does New York and Pitch Perfect 2. For homework, we have the original Pitch Perfect. And that’s it. The Shoot the Glass podcast! With Pete and Justin!

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Popcornucopia

It’s all about Avengers: Age of Ultron this week, dear listeners! We talk about it, we have a spoiler section for it, and after the show is over we think of lots of clever and interesting things we didn’t say about it. Ahh, well… happens every time! We also talk TV with Better Call Saul and Daredevil and discuss a bet that Pete… Continue reading Popcornucopia

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The Fast and the Inescapable

This week we talk about the physics-free Furious Seven, the ingenious horror of It Follows, and the unexpectedly great Netflix superhero series Daredevil. For homework there’s A Nightmare on Elm Street (classic!) and Cabin in the Woods (self-aware beyond all reason!). So why don’t we get you out of these wet clothes and… hey! Don’t be scared baby! That noise was just the wind. There’s… Continue reading The Fast and the Inescapable

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Escapology

Hello, dear listeners! This week we talk a lot of telly with the Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (again!), and the return of Community. We also chat about Netflix landing in Oz and manage to recommend Henry V, Drunken Master 2 and Police Story 2 along the way. We then move onto films with teen comedy The… Continue reading Escapology

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Treading Water

This week we talk SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Out of Water, Liam Neeson actioner Run All Night, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (not starring Tina Fey), doco series The Jinx, and Blomkamp’s latest sci-fi flick Chappie, even though neither of us saw it. I also introduce a Shit Game of the Week that is, quite frankly, a tragedy of bad hostmanship. That’s a word, right? Hostmanship?… Continue reading Treading Water

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American Dreams

This week we talk A Most Violent Year, Selma and Focus. For homework there’s Bad Santa, Intacto, and The Grifters. That’s all we’ve got! It’s been a long week, and a tired one. And Pete’s been a bit crook. So come and collapse on something soft with Pete and Justin on the Shoot The Glass… Continue reading American Dreams

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Not Every Dog

This week we talk the 2015 Oscars and then examine a film the Academy cruelly snubbed: Jupiter Ascending. For homework there’s Flash Gordon. We had some other films too but we didn’t really mean them… So put on your fanciest frock or sharpest suit and come gawk at them beautiful people on the red carpet with Pete and Justin on the Shoot… Continue reading Not Every Dog

Incoherent Vice

This week we talk about the Marky-Mark-sans-Funky-Bunch remake of The Gambler, intense jazz-drumming picture Whiplash, and Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest Inherent Vice. For homework it’s any Coens film at all but especially The Big Lebowski along with Pete’s favourite from 2013 The Spectacular Now, Pete’s other even older favourite Trust, and my even older favourite still, Blue Velvet. So if you don’t give me a perfect flam on that snare right… Continue reading Incoherent Vice

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To Thine Own Self

This week we talk about Jon Stewart’s feature debut as both writer and director in Rosewater, Reese Witherspoon going bush in Wild, and the based-on-real-life tale of something-or-other in Foxcatcher. For homework we have Witherspoon classics Election and Pleasantville. So come and board the express-train to self-discovery with Pete and Justin on the Shoot the Glass podcast!

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