Silver Screen Queens

Reviewing movies and the culture that surrounds them.

  • Every Wednesday
  • Averages around 45 minutes

5: The Great Gatsby

Published 13 June 2013 • 38 minutes, 40 seconds

A new(ish) release this week as the girls take a look at Baz Luhrmann’s glitter-filled adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. They talk up the virtues of 3D, discuss the sorry state of the Australian film industry, and Mel contemplates life as the host of a podcast about diamonds.

4: The Visitation

Published 6 June 2013 • 30 minutes, 34 seconds

This week Katie and Melissa talk about Christian horror film The Visitation. In a small town in rural Texas, Pastor Travis has lost his wife, his faith and his dog. All around him people are being healed, and a charismatic young man appears, giving hope to townspeople who had lost their way. But all is not as it seems…

3: Big Trouble in Little China

Published 30 May 2013 • 30 minutes, 51 seconds

Continuing on their eclectic podcasting journey, this week Katie and Mel take on a cult classic. Directed by John Carpenter and released in 1986, Big Trouble In Little China stars Kurt Russell, his mullet, Kim Cattrall and Dennis Dun. It’s a fun, silly, smart supernatural action romp through the underside of San Francisco’s Chinatown.

2: Some Like It Hot

Published 23 May 2013 • 32 minutes, 1 second

This week the girls go way back to look at one of their favourite movies, Some Like It Hot, released in 1959, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe.

1: Star Trek Into Darkness

Published 16 May 2013 • 39 minutes, 58 seconds

This week we boldly go into darkness by reviewing the most recent Star Trek film. Spoilers abound as we talk about Chris Pine’s blue eyes, misleading trailers and decide that Shatner is definitely a verb.