Party on Brose, Party on Tamzen.
The gang are joined in their blue AMC pacer by comedian performer Hayley Butcher as well as regular guest Stu Wilson, as they crank Bohemian Rhapsody and have a schwinging good time talking about the 1992 classic Wayne’s World, based on the SNL sketch created by Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, and with ridiculously good looking Rob Lowe and Tia Carrere, the question is "Are you worthy?"
This week the Chatflix team gather and see if we swoon over Patrick Swayze. The dude was star of Roadhouse for pete’s sake! In Dirty Dancing however he tries to be even cooler (science is unsure how) as Catskills dance instructor Johnny Castle. Johnny. Castle! Even the name is tested in a laboratory to be arctic cool!
Joining him is Jennifer Grey and legendary Jerry Orbach of Law & Order fame! (Dun dun!). Disappointingly Jerry is kept out of the dirty dancing.
Brose, Tamzen, Matt and Danielle: one of these people put this film in the corner. But which one?
Tamzen, Brose, Trev and Stu invented Postit notes. Don’t look it up on Wikipedia! It’s true! We’re not just trying to impress people we went to school with.
Luckily for you guys we took time out of spending all our Postit money to talk about Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion. Starring Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow, they look so good with blond hair and black roots it's like not even funny. Joining the girls is the crush inducing Janeane Garofalo and the dancing king that is Alan Cumming.
Have a "Romy and Michele" day!
In 1979 Ridley Scott introduced a whole generation to soiling themselves in fright at the thought of acid drooling, eyeless, eponymous Alien. This week Brose, Jade, Danielle and Alien: Defiance artist Tristan Jones grab a spare pair of clean underwear and peak over the couch to watch and talk.
We discuss the legacy that has lasted 7 films, and how badass Sigourney Weaver is. Because she is. She’s Zuul dagnabit.
In a special bonus episode, Chatflix gets the vibe from Dennis Denuto himself;Tiriel Mora.
We bathe in the serenity, revel in the vibe and dig a whole lot of love for this Australian comedy classic. Off the back of their late night sketch The Late Show the Working Dog team of Santo Cilauro, Rob Sitch, Jane Kennedy and Tom Gleisner created a heart warming story of a man who viewed his house as his castle and fought for it like a king of old.
As a special treat this week Brose chatted with Tiriel Mora, the Kerrigan lawyer extraordinaire Dennis Denuto, about his experience making the film and how he got one of the greatest lines in aussie cinema.
"In summing up, it’s the constitution, it’s Mabo, it’s justice, it’s law, it’s the vibe, and…no that’s it…it’s the vibe. I rest my case."
The Chatflix team try and seduce you with the the 1967 classic the Graduate. Dustin Hoffman is a college graduate with no real aim in life… if this movie was set in 2016 he could just do a podcast! Instead he is seduced by older woman Mrs. Robinson played by Anne Bancroft while he falls for her daughter Elaine.
With Mike Nichols directing, a score by Simon and Garfunkel and a slew of academy awards we feel bad it’s taken our podcast 60 years to get here.
"Look, maybe we could do something else together. Mrs. Robinson, would you like to go to a movie?"
This week we're doing something a little different. We LOVE Spirited Away but we weren't so happy with the audio quality of the Spirited Away episode so our Audio Wizard Tim worked his magic and has done such a great job we wanted to give the episode another chance to shine so this week is Spirited Away Redux. Enjoy!
Editor's Note: "I started out listening to Chatflix purely as a fan, before getting involved for the first time at Ep 13. At first I just gave notes, then became involved in the edits themselves.
In my previous life as a fan, I thought the Spirited Away episode had very strong content, but at times was virtually inaudible. As my editing skills increased, I realised there was an opportunity to go back and fix it up. So I did. I hope you will enjoy the now-audible Spirited Away."
None of us can believe it's taken 29 episodes to get to Jeff Goldblum but nature has finally found a way! The Chatflix crew roll up a newspaper and give a good swat at David Cronenberg's classic horror The Fly.
The Fly is a dark and disturbing warning to those who don't wash their hands before getting in their teleportation pods. I mean it's basic hygiene people! What would Scotty say?!
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We assemble our own ragtag group of rebels, Brose, Stu, Trev and Shaun Crawford from fakeshemp.net.
It's a Jynferno of opinions as we cover all the thrills and spills of the prequel to the original that then became a sequel followed by two more sequels then three bad prequels (which we don't discuss) followed by a sequel which was a lot like the orginal/sequel. With all of that it's no wonder we needed flow charts and an elite cadre of Star Wars fans to talk about Rogue One.
Also don't forget to listen to our all star rogueview ep.
We fly around the galaxy finding out what people thought of the latest addition to the Star Wars story.
Brose got on the Flixphone and called everyone as they left the cinema, popcorn still warm to get their thoughts.
Did it give Steele Saunders a new hope? Did Tristan Jones' Force Awaken? Was Matt's Caravan full of Courage? Hey not everyone of these is going to be gold...
Don't forget to listen to Brose, Trev, Stu and Shaun discuss it more depth.
Echo, Brose, and Liesl strap on the gloves and climb in the ring to talk about the Man, The Myth, the Legend. The Italian Stallion: Rocky.
The 1976 film made Sylvester Stallone a star and launched one of the most enduring franchises in cinema history that is now 6 films long. Does Brose think the film manages to Rise up back on the streets? Does Echo think that a half man, half stallion with the eye of a tiger make an effective boxer?
Also in this episode Brose chats to Jeremy Shada, Finn from Adventure Time, to discuss his love of film
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"He doesn't know it's a damn show! He thinks it's a damn fight!"
Bridget Jones. She a drinker, smoker, appallingly bad public speaker as well as a wanton sex goddess with absolutely enormous panties. But Echo, Brose, Tamzen and Trev likes her, very much. Just as she is.
Join us as we drink some chardonnay, sip some blue soup and talk about a role model for the 21st century and the love triangle between childult Hugh Grant and haughty Colin Firth (who should totally rethink the length of his sideburns).
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Film wizard guests Matt and Leisl join muggle Echo and Brose as they board the train at Platform 9 and 3/4 to witness Harry, Ron and Hermione’s first year at Hogwarts.
The mix between grange hill and lord of the rings made Harry Potter the second biggest franchise of all time, making Warners rich and running around on a broom the coolest it's been since Salem 1692.
What did we think? Well it’s got Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane and Alan Rickman in it so we think it’s magic.
"I hope you're pleased with yourselves. We could all have been killed - or worse, expelled. Now if you don't mind, I'm going to bed."
Harold Crick is a very boring man, and as an auditor for the IRS he probably should die.. but that doesn’t make it any easier for him to hear that an omniscient narrator plans to kill him. Harold needs to find the narrator and convince her to change his story or if that fails maybe take control of his own life.
Join Echo, Brose, Stu and Leisl as they get very meta and provide commentary on a film about a book and a few amazing characters including Will Farrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Emma Thompson and Dustin Hoffman.
“Some plots are moved forward by external events and crises. Others are moved forward by the characters themselves."
You’ll never have friends like the ones you had when you were 12…
But Echo, Brose, Trev and Summer are going to give it our best shot anyway.
Join us as we wander down the train tracks with Gordy, Chris, Teddy and Vern to discuss this 1986 Steven King penned tale of four friends and how it’s not about the destination but rather the journey.
Go on, Gordie, it's a swell story.
Join Echo, Brose, Trev and Danielle to discuss a 40 year old satire that somehow became reality.
Paddy Chayefsky delivered a prophetically chilling vision of news as entertainment. Directed by Sidney Lumen with a multi-Oscar winning cast including Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch and Beatrice Straight as well as film legends William Holden, Robert Duvall and Ned Beatty, the Chatflix team have a lot to chat about.
Things have got to change. But first, you've gotta get mad!... You've got to say, 'I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!'
This week Echo, Brose, Stuart and Shaun Crawford of fakeshemp.net discuss whether Richard Kelly’s Donnie Darko is a psychological horror-science fiction drama or a unique retelling of the story of chicken little?
Beware of falling aeroplane engines and Patrick Swayzes
Echo assembles her own fellowship to endure the gruelling task of watching part one of Peter Jackson's hobbit filled Lord of the Rings saga.
They say you don't simply walk to Mordor but jeez there's a of walking in this film! We get it Peter! New Zealand is pretty! Now get to the damn Balrog!
The Chatflix team (Echo, Brose, Trev and Danielle) climb into the Porkchop Express with Jack Burton to dissect Big Trouble in Little China with all the physical prowess, intellectual wit and overall effectiveness of Kurt Russell's Ol' Jack himself.
So sit tight, hold the fort and keep the home fires burning. And if we're not back by dawn... call the President.
Oompa Loopma doompety doo,
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What do we think of this Gene Wilder flick?
Do Matt, Brose and Echo give it a tick?
Injuries haunted every kid cast
Flim laws were much easier in the past.
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Oompa Loompa bibbity bus!
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Ever found a talking plant from outer space that eats humans that helped you get respect at work and help you get the girl of your dreams...
Jade, Brose, Trev and Matt get together to chat about a young guy called Seymour that DID find a mean green mutha from outer space in Little Shop of Horrors.
Frank Oz directed an amazing cast of comedy legends including Rick Moranis, Bill Murray, Steve Martin and Jim Belushi as well as Ellen Greene for a rollicking musical adventure. Even grumpy old musical hater Matt loves this film
A stellar combination of master storyteller and the childlike craziness of Robin Williams as they boy who never grows up, Peter Pan, should be a great Hook for a film (see what we did there?) but was there enough fairy dust sprinkled to provide this film with the magic it needed? Join Brose, Jade, Stu and Caity get together to talk about the good, the bad and the sublime (Bob Hoskins)
Every time a bell rings Chatflix had another episode and this week's episode wants to give you the moon.
Jade, Brose, Stu and Stephen Rowley pour themselves some eggnog and talk about the Frank Capra favourite It's Wonderful Life. Life is better with Chatflix
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