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  • The Lego Movie 2014

    Watched 06 Feb, 2015

    It's that time again. A range of films have been watched and rewatched, tough decisions made and our selections finalised. So let's kick-off the first Movie Matters recording of 2015 with our annual in-depth discussion of the past 12 months in film. Join co-hosts Lee Howard and Michael Mackenzie as we reveal our personal top ten films of 2014. We also discuss some of our most pleasant surprises, our biggest disappointments and our worst films of the year. Plus we…

  • 12 Years a Slave 2013

    Watched 06 Feb, 2015

    It's that time again. A range of films have been watched and rewatched, tough decisions made and our selections finalised. So let's kick-off the first Movie Matters recording of 2015 with our annual in-depth discussion of the past 12 months in film. Join co-hosts Lee Howard and Michael Mackenzie as we reveal our personal top ten films of 2014. We also discuss some of our most pleasant surprises, our biggest disappointments and our worst films of the year. Plus we…

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  • To Live and Die in L.A. 1985

    Watched 04 May, 2014 10

    In the latest episode of the Movie Matters podcast, returning to the airwaves after a brief hiatus, co-hosts Lee Howard and Michael Mackenzie explore the work of maverick director William Friedkin through two distinctly different films: 2006's chilling shocker BUG, starring Ashley Judd and Michael Shannon, and the 1985 crime thriller TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A., starring William Petersen and Willem Dafoe. In addition, we also provide an overview of Friedkin's career as a director and recount our own…

  • The Iron Giant 1999

    Watched 17 Oct, 2014

    MOVIE MATTERS [MUSIC] VOL. 5 - SCORES OF ANIMATION

    Michael joins Lee, at last, for this special themed instalment of the Movie Matters [Music] podcast: the spin-off series where soaring, bombastic, introspective and timeless film scores reverberate. If you've an interest in animated movies and their soundtracks, settle in and enjoy as we discuss and delight in a variety of work by a range of notable composers for the films of Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, Aardman, Studio Ghibli and more --…