The Film Brief podcasts is the hub of activity on this website. A weekly podcast, The Film Brief is hosted by Jonathan Fisher and co-hosted (usually) by film reviewer Tim Hoar, creator of the fine blog Not Now, I’m Drinking a Beer and Watching a Movie. Other co-hosts include American critic and regular contribute to efilmcritic.com, and Luke Elliott, Australian film-maker and moviephile.
The podcast generally features a discussion on current film news items, a review of a current film and a general segment about older films, television shows, or anything else on the host’s minds.
Tim Hoar and I sat down the other week and recorded two podcasts (first ones in three months!). The first was an outline of our least favourite movies of 2012, and the second was a discussion of our favourite movies of the last year. You can access the podcast on iTunes here. Or alternatively [...]Continue reading
It’s school holidays, and I’m getting myself down to the coast. As such, I won’t be posting reviews or trailers until later this week. In the meantime, enjoy this week’s podcast in which Tim and I review LOOPER and THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, which has just been released on DVD and BluRay. Subscribe to [...]Continue reading
This week’s podcast is up. You can stream it on Soundcloud or subscribe to it on iTunes. Tim and I preview Steven Spielberg’s LINCOLN, and review MOONRISE KINGDOM and the 2004 German-Turkish drama HEAD ON. We also preview LOOPER and ON THE ROAD, opening in the next two weeks. <iframe width=”100%” height=”166″ scrolling=”no” frameborder=”no” [...]Continue reading
This week’s podcast, in which Tim Hoar (from Not Now, I’m Drinking a Beer and Watching a Movie) and I review TOTAL RECALL and LOVE. Also on the agenda today, we discuss Clint Eastwood’s bizarre talk at the Republican National Convention, and lament the passing of Michael Clarke Duncan. Don’t forget — there’s a competition [...]Continue reading
I’m going to start posting these regularly on the web site, but they are also available on iTunes. Click ‘subscribe’ and you’ll get the next episode of The Film Brief in your sleep. This week, Tim Hoar and I review the terrific Richard Linklater tragicomedy BERNIE, and we review the original TOTAL RECALL in [...]Continue reading