In the 1970s Bruce Lee and Raymond Chow set out to make the film that would change martial arts films forever: Enter the Dragon.
Its affect on pop culture is immeasurable. From Bruce Lee rip offs to Blacksploitation Kung Fu films to video games to movies based on those video games and beyond. Everything can be traced back to one film: Enter the Dragon.
This week Brose sits down with Danielle Chau, Adam Thomas and Harry Wall to talk about Bruce Lee's greatest film: They Still Call Me Bruce. No, sorry, Enter the Dragon!
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This week Brose has a chat with comedian and broadcaster Lehmo. A wander through what Lehmo has been watching over the last few months and some tasty recommendations!
Today (Wednesday 7th October 2020) marks the final day of the inaugural Pick the Flick voting which enable our listeners to choose the film we will review for the upcoming 250th episode. Make sure you head to our social media (@chatflixpodcast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) and place your vote for this auspicious occasion.
Somewhere between Los Angeles and Chicago the pilots of a domestic flight fall sick at the zero hour and only one man can ensure that a plane lands safely and he’s afraid of flying! It’s 1980’s Jim Abrahams, David Zucker & Jerry Zucker visually, verbally punny, gaggy, comedy flick, Airplane! …or as we know it in Australia; Flying High!
The plane's going to Chicago but Brose is bound for New York and the guys from Man Bites God are going to pieces!
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a choice of steak or fish for dinner. The Captain has turned off the fasten seat belt sign, and you may now move freely about the cabin. Pop your portable electronic devices into your ears and listen to our latest episode TODAY!!
This week Brose has a wee chat with The Weekly host Charlie Pickering. What has Charlie been watching? Have a listen and find out!
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We are also in the final days of Pick the Flick; make sure you vote for the film for our 250th episode.
Don’t fear The Reaper! After Bill and Ted Excellently made history and long before they’d Face The Music, they WERE history when Bill and Ted go to hell in 1991’s non-non-non-non-NON-Heinous; Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey.
Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves reprise their Wyld Stallyns personas in a sequel penned by the fathers of Bill and Ted; Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon, finding the duo running all around the afterlife, below AND above!
The best place to be is HERE with Brose and Shaun on Chatflix, and the best time to be is NOW when they’re joined by Looch and Jazz.
Be Excellent to each other and pop in your headphones and listen to our latest episode today. STATION!!
This week Brose touches base with comedian, radio presenter and television host; Wil Anderson.
A quick chat about what he's been watching over the lockdown months and generally how the pandemic has been so far.
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As always, let us know what you've been watching on our socials; @chatflixpodcast
Why are there not many
podcasts about rainbows?
Breaking the bounds of their television confinement and bursting onto the BIG SCREEN come the The Muppets in the 1979 movie, aptly titled The Muppet Movie.
Muppetmaster Brose is joined by Australian acting royalty when Michala Banas and Toby Truslove settle in to chat a road trip flick about a frog with hopes of breaking the big time with the rest of his mates. Can you picture that?
A film with more cameos than Cameo!
Richard Pryor, Bob Hope, Milton Berle, Carol Kane, Madeline Kahn, Elliot Gould, Steve Martin, Mel Brooks and Orson Welles!
So, pop in your headphones and get Movin’ Right Along and listen to our latest episode TODAY
Jarrod and Brose break down (most) of round one of Pick the Flick! Make sure you head to @chatflixpodcast on IG, FB and Twitter to have your say.
Brose chats with The Pop Culture Experiment host Daniel O'Kelly about what he's been watching.
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This week the ChatFlix team head into darkest Romania circa 1943 to try and control The Keep careful not to awake a horrible demon that is housed within.
Michael Mann's 1983 film has more mystery and intrigue surrounding its production and release than the actual plot! Even the Tangerine Dream sound track is mired in controversy...
Early performances from Scott Glenn, Ian McKellen, Gabriel Byrne, Alberta Watson and a stand out Jurgen Prochnow battle against the demon and the production.
This week Brose is joined by Spice Girls tribute act Spice Power and they tell us what they watch, what they really, really watch!
As always, let us know what you've been watching.
Also, make sure you vote for your choices in Pick the Flick. First round heats have started, so head to our socials, @chatflixpodcast, and pick the flick!
We CHEER and we LEAD
We chat like we’re on speed
There’s no need to BE. Aggressive.
BE-EEE Aggressive anymore.
You’ve asked us ‘Bring It’ and we’ve answered. In fact, it’s brought right now! We’re chatting Peyton Reed’s 2000 directorial debut; Bring It On
When Kirsten Dunst and Eliza Dushku learn all of their best routines have been lifted from the the Gabrielle Union and the East Compton Clovers, they’ll have to scramble to compete at championships.
We’re cheerleaders We Are Cheerleaders ROLL CALL Call him Big Red Brose with J-J-Jarrod Plus she’s strong AND loud Shes gonna make you proud Its K-Kay-Kayleigh!! Let’s go Toros The mighty mighty Toros
So, grab your Spirit Stick, pop in your headphones and listen to our latest episode TODAY !!
This week Brose chats to a cornucopia of comedians to find out what they've been watching.
Let us know what you've been watching too; leave us a message on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @chatflixpodcast
Also, the next stage of Pick the Flick starts next week; we will be pitting the films you suggested against each other to round down to the flick YOU have picked! Jump on our socials to make your final suggestions and then to vote!
Dispatch War Rocket Ajax! We’re chatting 1980’s Cult Classic .. Dum Dum Dum Dum Dum! Flash! Ahh-ahhhh!! Savior of the universe! King of the impossible!! He's for every one of us, every man, every woman, every child!!! YEAH it’s Flash (Gordon)
We only have 14 hours to save to Earth! So Brose does the only thing one can; he tricks Danielle Chau and Matt O’Neill into his rocket by telling them that where the phone is and chat the flick about a footy player who travels to the far away planet Mongo with his friends only to fight the tyranny of the merciless, Ming the.. err, Merciless.
What other film has some of the most beautiful women from Italian cinema; Ornella Muti and Mariangela Melato, soon-to-be James Bond; Timothy Dalton, stars of the stage; Brian Blessed, Peter Wyngaede, Topol and Richard O’Brien and a PlayGirl centrefold; Sam J. Jones!
Jump on you Hawkman Rocket Cycle, pop in your headphones and listen to our latest episode! We’re off to busy up a wedding! Open FIRE!!!
This week Brose is joined by actors Toby Truslove and Michala Banas to chat about what they've been watching.
Let us know what you've been watching by dropping a comment on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter; @chatflixpodcast
And remember to make you suggestion for Pick the Flick; your chance to choose a film for us to review here on ChatFlix in the coming weeks!
Just a tasty little mini episode chatting to some more ChatFlix regulars about what they've been watching while staying home during this pandemic.
Drop us a comment on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with what you've been watching.
We are also encouraging all listeners to tell us which film you feel ChatFlix should have reviewed by now. We want you to pick the flick for an upcoming episode!
Mutation: it is the key to our evolution. Back in the year 2000 we witnessed an evolutionary leap when the X-Men arrived to protect mankind (even those who hate and fear them) ON THE BIG SCREEN!
Following Marvel’s cinematic adaptation of Before Blade (Ep #67) and before Spider-Man (Ep #44), the hit comic book super team would finally grace the silver screen with fan favourites like Sir Patrick Stewart, movie stars like Halle Berry and newcomers (remember that?) like Australian star of stage and TV; Hugh Jackman
Taking a cue from Professor X, Brose has recruited a couple of social outcasts to help him chat this super hero flick; Looch and Jarrod.
You may not be able to control the weather, or absorb someone else life force but what you can do is POP in your headphones and listen to our very X-cellent NEW episode TODAY!
While all of Victoria remains in lockdown, socially distanced and isolated we turn our attention to Disney’s most famous locked down, socially distanced and isolated character, Quasimodo star of their 34th animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
ZOOMing in with BROSE is writer Stuart Wilson and illustrator extraordinaire Kayla Coombs as they chat Disney darkest tale and Quasi’s dream to be a Part Of Your World.. errr, I mean Out There (!!) as he fights for independence and helps his gypsy dancer friend Demi Moore.
Join us, as things get Topsy Turvy, find a quiet spot in your bell tower, pop in your headphones and listen to our latest episode TODAY
Before we chat our next flick and as Melbourne adjusts to life in Stage 4 Restrictions, Brose consciously keeping a safe social distance rings around to a handful of regular ChatFlixers to chat What We’ve Been Watching in Iso.
ALSO, our 250th episode is within our sights ..only, we can’t clearly see which film it is in the distance. Perhaps YOU can help us! We’ve had some killer suggestions already but the hunt isn’t over yet. Let’s us know in the comments what YOU’D like to hear us chat for out 250th
All aboard the bus! Chatflix is on tour and we’re headed ALLLL the way back to 1973 (actually the year 2000), for Cameron Crowe’s kinda, sorta semi-autobiographical, drama, comedy; Almost Famous.
With Brose unmistakably the lead singer, the rest of the band is made up with; author, broadcaster and speech aficionado Tony Wilson & Danielle Chau.
We chat the story of a teenage Rolling Stone reporter (Patrick Fugit) on the road with the famous... well almost famous... rock band Still Water (featuring Billy Crudup and Jason Lee) and their Band Aids (Kate Hudson and Anna Paquin).
So, what do you love about music? And flicks about fictitious rock bands? Pop your headphones in and listen to our latest episode TODAY.
It’s a strange world out there, and no one quite does strange like David Lynch! Take a trip with us, back to 1986 to chat out FIRST EVER Lynch flick; Blue Velvet.
Brose sits down to unpack this part Neo-Noir/Part Psychological Horror and ALL 100% David Lynch nuttiness with Chatflix stalwart, Danielle and joined by Zak Hepburn from Melbourne’s favourite art-deco, single-screen cinema specialising in both classics & new releases, The Astor Theatre.
Starring Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper (see above mentioned nuttiness) and everyone’s favourite paleobotanist, Laura Dern.
Frank Booth may scream at you to stop looking at him but he never said anything about listening. So, masks up and earphones in! Check out what what we’re chatting by downloading us TODAY!
This week Shaun and Brose look at the debut film for the Coen Brothers; Blood Simple.
Possibly the most complex of all the debut films we've looked at, Ethan and Joel bring together Frances McDormand, John Getz, Dan Hedaya and M. Emmet Walsh for this neo-noir, psycho-sexual thriller.
When it comes to stealing millions in mob money and pinning the blame on someone else you’ve gotta listen to Shaun and Brose ... as they chat Corky (Gina Gershon) and Violet’s (Jennifer Tilly) scheme when they continue their series of chats of debut flicks from famous directors with
The Wachowskis 1996 feature flick; Bound The Wachowski’s delivered a sexy, romantic, violent, crime thriller all wrapped up in murder and money before they had the whole world asking “what is The Matrix?”
This week ChatFlix is very lucky to be joined by the star of Christopher Nolan's debut feature film Following, Jeremy Theobald.
Jeremy joins Shaun, James and Brose over Zoom to chat the making of Following and what he has been up to more recently.
We are grateful for the time Jeremy made to talk to us and we hope you enjoy this chat as much we did.
Listen to Shaun and I review Following on episode 208 (June 10).
When three friends plan a robbery and go on the run we don’t usually chat about it. UNLESS those three friend are from Wes Anderson’s debut flick; Bottle Rocket.
Continuing their series of chats about debut flicks from famous directors, Shaun and Brose team up again turning their attention to the bottle-less, rocket-less crime comedy that gave us not once, not twice but three times a Wilson’s (Owen, Luke and Andrew) with the great James Caan.
Everybody get up it's time to slam now
We got a new podcast goin' down
Welcome to Warner Bros Space Jam
Angus here’s your chance,
Brose do your dance, we’re chatting Space Jam
Alright, alright, alright, alright.
Kayla is waving her hands in the air coz she feels fine.
Jazz’ll chat this into overtime
We’re chatting 1996’s Space Jaaaammmm!
With all the Looney Tunes, get hyped, say HOOP there it is!
Come on Michael Jordan and 90’s basketball stars, say HOOP there it is!!
Come on, let’s meet Lola Bunny for the first time sayin, HOOP there it is!!!
Come on and run, baby run (to your favourite podcast app)
Yeah, you want a hoop?
So shoot, baby shoot (and listen to our latest episode TODAY) Come on and slam, welcome to Space Jam!