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  • The Woman in Black

    The Woman in Black 2012

    Watched 17 Apr, 2012

    MOVIE MATTERS MINI #1 - WHAT WE'VE BEEN WATCHING

    Movie Matters returns with the first in a series of mini-episodes designed to bridge the gaps between our more traditional and time-consuming “themed” episodes. The mini-episodes dispense with the likes of the Blu-ray Hall of Fame and upcoming releases section in favour of a more informal, unstructured discussion about various film-related topics. In this episode, co-hosts Lee Howard and Michael Mackenzie discuss various films and TV shows they’ve been watching recently…

  • Die Hard

    Die Hard 1988

    Watched 19 Jun, 2015

    MOVIE MATTERS MINI #7 - WHAT WE'VE BEEN WATCHING II

    In the latest instalment of the Movie Matters Podcast, co-hosts Lee Howard and Michael Mackenzie jump behind the mic for an impromptu catch-up session, trading notes on their recent viewing choices. Covering everything from the heyday of Hammer Horror to hard-hitting documentary features to TV comedies to 80s action movie classics, this [Mini] episode has it all.

    As ever, we also dip into the mailbag to share our recent communications…

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  • To Live and Die in L.A.

    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

    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 --…