SWITCHCast: film reviews, news and interviews

SWITCHCast: film reviews, news and interviews

Atomic Blonde, The Trip To Spain, The Big Sick

August 02, 2017

Charlie, Jess, Daniel, Brent and Jake discuss the week's films, we speak to the Melbourne International Film Festival team about their favourite films, mourn the passing of Sam Shepard, and reveal the much-loved films that we hate.

Atomic Blonde
The Trip To Spain
The Big Sick


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Film news
▸ The passing of Sam Shepard
▸ Much-loved films that are overrated. Daniel hates 'The Lion King', Brent despises 'Moulin Rouge', Jake wasn't keen on 'Gladiator', Jess dislikes 'Anchorman', and Charlie thinks 'Forrest Gump' is overrated.

Do you have a movie you dislike that everyone else seems to love? Drop us a line at contact@maketheswitch.com.au and we'll discuss them in next week's show!

Today marks the beginning of the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival. Jam-packed with offerings for everyone, it’s set to be a busy few weeks in Melbourne. We caught up with Al Cossar, MIFF’s programmer, to find out how the festival comes together and uncover his must-see movies.

You can check out our reviews for the festival at our MIFF mini-site. We'll be adding to it daily with new reviews during the festival.

Here are all the films Al refers to in the podcast interview...
I Am Not A Witch
The Butterfly Tree
Westwind: Djalu’s Legacy
Have You Seen The Listers?
The Song Keepers

For the full program, visit the MIFF website.

Win one of five copies of 'The Fate Of The Furious' on Blu-ray

Next week's episode
▸ Reviews of 'Wind River', 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power', 'Annabelle: Creation', 'The Wall' and 'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets'
▸ Daniel's interview with 'God's Own Country' director Francis Lee at the Melbourne International Film Festival

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