Published 24 October 2013 • 33 minutes, 57 seconds
Whiny teen Jennifer Connelly learns to be responsible with the help of some Jim Henson creatures. David Bowie prances about wearing some fabulous makeup and an infamous codpiece. It’s time to enjoy the cult classic Labyrinth.
Published 10 October 2013 • 36 minutes, 20 seconds
Rush tells the true story of the 1976 Formula One racing season, and the rivalry between British driver James Hunt and Austrian Niki Lauda, who was horrifically injured part way through the season but made an astonishing comeback.
In a break from the usual format, the girls interview director Rebecca Barry about her new film I Am A Girl, a documentary which tells the stories of the lives, loves and struggles of six teenage girls living very different lives around the world.
Published 26 September 2013 • 31 minutes, 42 seconds
The second episode in our ‘Mel learns some culture’ series takes us to the ice planet Hoth, with the Tauntaun sleeping bag and AT-ATs. We also meet Yoda in the swamp, Han Solo is encased in carbonite and Luke and his dad do some bonding.
Published 19 September 2013 • 32 minutes, 24 seconds
It’s time for some classic Arnold Schwarzenegger in Silver Screen Queens-land this week, with the oft-quoted Predator. Ahnuld and his enormous biceps lead an intrepid team of commandos through the central American jungle, where they soon discover that their enemy is not guerrilla fighters but something far more dangerous.
Published 12 September 2013 • 27 minutes, 51 seconds
Mel and Katie caught a rare big screen showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 classic (and Mel’s all-time favourite movie) on the weekend. They talk about why it’s considered a classic and gain a real appreciation of the talent and work that went into being Grace Kelly.
After India Stoker’s father dies on her 18th birthday, a mysterious uncle, Charlie, appears in her life. As India and her mother learn to cope with one another and their grief, the family’s dark secrets come to the surface.
Kick-Ass and Hit Girl are back to deal with the consequences of their last outing. Katie and Mel deal with the consequences of watching all this violence and vengeance and wonder about the point of it all.