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Each week Filibuster looks at the latest in film, pop culture, the festival circuit, and entertainment news. We also interview the talent involved in creating movies, literature, and television made all around the world.

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    301 - Scream 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 70:09

    Dallas, Kim and Lee return to Woodsboro 25 years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town's deadly past.

    300 - Best of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 85:58

    Dallas and Lee celebrate the end of 2021 by sharing their top ten films of the year, best tv series, biggest surprise and disappointment and what they're looking forward to in 2022.

    299 - Licorice Pizza & The Matrix: Resurrections

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 33:15

    Dallas and Lee review The Matrix: Resurrections and Licorice Pizza the latest movie from Paul Thomas Anderson.

    298 - Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 44:28

    Dallas and Lee review Spider-Man: No Way Home the latest movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

    297 - House Of Gucci

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 34:05

    Dallas and Lee review House of Gucci, Star Trek: Lower Decks season 1, tick, tick ... BOOM & A Castle For Christmas.

    296 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife, King Richard, The Power of the Dog & Petite Maman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 36:30

    With Ghostbusters: Afterlife arriving in cinemas this week there's been a balance of counterprogramming appearing with King Richard, The Power of the Dog & Petite Maman and Dallas and Lee will review them all.

    295 - Eternals, Spencer & The Card Counter

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 44:00

    294 - The Last Night In Soho

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 31:57

    Dallas and Lee review 'The Last Night in Soho' the latest movie from Edgar Wright. A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to be falling apart with shady consequences.

    293 - Dune & The French Dispatch

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 33:43

    292 - London Film Festival 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 30:58

    Dallas enjoyed the London Film Festival 2021 virtually from Aberdeen with Lee making the trek down South to enjoy an in-person festival. The duo come together to share their highlights and how their different viewing experiences impacted their enjoyment.

    291 - No Time To Die

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 53:20

    A landmark moment in the recovery of the film industry due to COVID-19 is the return of James Bond in No Time To Die with Lee and Dallas finally getting the chance to share their reactions as two different type of fans of the franchise.

    290 - London Film Festival 2021 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 23:42

    The BFI London Film Festival returns between 6 and 17 October and across the UK too. Dallas and Lee share their must see movies ... and a television show.

    289 - Toronto Film Festival, Shang-Chi, Annette & Malignant

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 31:43

    Dallas and Lee return to talk about the 2021 Toronto Film Festival, the latest movie from Marvel Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the surreal Annette and the madness that is James Wan's Malignant.

    288 - Candyman

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 51:55

    Kim, Dallas and Lee review Nia DaCosta's Candyman movie and look back at the 1992 original.

    287 - EIFF 2021, Our Ladies & Marli Siu Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 68:55

    Dallas and Lee pick their highlights of the recent 2021 Edinburgh Film Festival. We also review and celebrate 'Our Ladies' which finally lands in cinemas this Friday. In 1996, a group of Catholic school girls from the Scottish Highlands town of Fort William get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they are more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning the competition.We dive into the archives this week and share our interview with 'Our Ladies' star Marli Siu who talks about the making of the film with Lee.

    286 - Censor & Prano Bailey-Bond + Niamh Algar Interviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 72:45

    Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitations and eye gougings she pores over. Her sense of duty to protect is amplified by guilt over her inability to recall details of the long-ago disappearance of her sister, recently declared dead in absentia. When Enid is assigned to review a disturbing film from the archive that echoes her hazy childhood memories, she begins to unravel how this eerie work might be tied to her past. We welcome writer Kim Morrison to dive into reviewing the film and Lee and Dallas interview the co-writer & director Prano Bailey-Bond and star Niamh Algar to take us behind the scenes.

    285 - Edinburgh Film Festival 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 17:13

    Dallas and Lee share their must see movies showing at the 2021 Edinburgh Film Festival which is made up of 31 new features.

    284 - The Suicide Squad, Old & The Last Letter from Your Lover

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 46:08

    Dallas and Lee review a triple bill of The Suicide Squad, Old & The Last Letter from Your Lover. We also have an interview with Augustine Frizzell the director of The Last Letter from Your Lover.

    283 - Sundance London 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 63:12

    Lee and Dallas round up their experience returning to an in person film festival at Sundance London and bring you interviews with Edgar Wright, Sparks, Janicza Bravo, Niamh Halgar, Phyllida Lloyd and Prano Bailey-Bond

    282 - Fear Street

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 56:18

    Welcome to Shadyside! Kim and Dallas dive into Fear Street where a circle of teenage friends accidentally encounter the ancient evil responsible for a series of brutal murders that have plagued their town for over 300 years.

    281 - Giddy Stratospheres Interviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 16:33

    Lee Hutchison is joined by the writer, director and star of Giddy Stratospheres Laura Jean Marsh and her co-star Jamal Franklin to dive into the making of the movie. Giddy Stratospheres follows Daniel (Jamal Franklin) and Lara (Laura Jean Marsh), indie-kid soul mates in the centre of the storm of guitars and broken glass that was the 00's indie music scene. Beautiful, mischievous, dishevelled, and on a quest for the ultimate euphoria and excitement that comes with dancing and thrashing on the front row to your new favourite song by your new favourite band. They don't miss a gig. They don't miss a beat. But as the night draws to a close, a darkness looms in the shadows of the after party. And the next day Lara can't quite work out why Daniel is so desperate for her to remember the events of the night before. Why is she in denial?Giddy Stratospheres is available now to buy and rent on Digital HD on all major platforms including Amazon Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft Films & TV and Sky Store.

    280 - Black Widow & French Exit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 31:26

    Dallas and Lee look at two movies on the different end of the budget spectrum as they review the latest film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe 'Black Widow' and Azazel Jacobs's indie film 'French Exit'.

    279 - Another Round & Freaky

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 34:23

    Dallas and Lee review a double bill of Freaky and Another Round where after swapping bodies with a deranged serial killer, a young girl in high school discovers she has less than 24 hours before the change becomes permanent and in Another Round that features four high school teachers who consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives.

    278 - Fast & Furious 9 and Best of 2021 so far

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 30:23

    Dallas and Lee go to "the movies" to review Fast and the Furious 9 and round up their favourite movies of 2021 so far.

    277 - Marina Sirtis Returns

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 30:25

    Back in 2019 we were joined by Marina Sirtis best known as Counselor Deanna Troi from Star Trek to chat about her upcoming play Dark Sublime and we welcome her back to reflect on the success of the play in London's West End, her return to the Star Trek franchise in Picard and Lower Decks, how life has changed for her professionally and personally since, and much more.

    276 - In The Heights, Nobody & The Father

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 29:08

    Dallas and Lee turn their attention this week to In The Heights, Nobody and The Father which dropped in cinemas this week.

    275 - Back To The Filmhouse

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 45:49

    The Filmhouse in Edinburgh and Aberdeen's Belmont Filmhouse reopened last week and Lee and Dallas returned to watch First Cow, Minari and Sound of Metal and share their reactions to the films. We also review Shiva Baby the latest film from Mubi which will be streaming from Friday.

    274 - Hollywood Is Healing?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 41:44

    It's sequels and prequels this week as Lee and Dallas look at the second wave of movies arriving in UK cinemas this week, Cruella and A Quiet Place, Part II. We also review the Friends reunion and Bo Burnham's latest special for Netflix.

    273 - Back To The Movies ... Again!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 0:28

    In the UK cinemas have begun to return and Dallas and Lee share their experiences returning to the big screen and what they've watched.

    272 - Star Trek's Ralph Winter Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 73:34

    Lee is joined by movie producer Ralph Winter whose career has involved working on the X-Men franchise, Hocus Pocus, Mighty Joe Young, and much more but today focuses on his involvement in the Star Trek movie series working on The Wrath of Khan, The Search for Spock, The Voyage Home, The Final Frontier and The Undiscovered Country.

    271 - Christos 'Apples' Nikou Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 20:00

    Dallas welcomes writer/director Christos Nikou to the show to discuss 'Apples' which is set amidst a worldwide pandemic that causes sudden amnesia as the middle-aged Aris finds himself enrolled in a recovery program designed to help unclaimed patients build new identities.

    270 - The Twilight Saga

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 68:55

    Lee and Dallas welcome back Kim Morrison and Laura Potier to dive into the series that launched the careers of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, The Twilight Saga.

    269 - Lawrence 'Black Bear' Michael Levine & Scott 'Let 'Em Play' Marshutz Interviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 49:32

    Lee Hutchison is joined this week by two directors to discuss their films, Lawrence 'Black Bear' Michael Levine & Scott 'Let 'Em Play' Marshutz Up first is the writer/director of Black Bear, Lawrence Michael Levine. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Christopher Abbott and Sarah Gadon it follows a filmmaker at a creative impasse who seeks solace from her tumultuous past at a rural retreat, only to find that the woods summon her inner demons in intense and surprising ways. Black Bear is out in the UK on all digital platforms from Friday the 23rd. Up next is the director of the documentary 'Let 'Em Play' Scott Marshutz whose film follows a group of hopefuls looking to be part of the US Paralympic Team and competing in Tokyo in 2021, their journeys are filled with unique trials - from injuries to training disruptions, rule changes and more.Aligning with the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the film aims to bring awareness to the importance of inclusive legislation, while telling a compelling story about four inspiring young people with disabilities, and showcasing how simply the opportunity to compete positively impacted their lives, families, and communities.Let 'Em Play will be available for both PPV & VOD on April 20th.

    268 - Promising Young Woman

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 54:33

    Dallas and Lee welcome film and tv journalist Emily Murray to review the critically acclaimed movie 'Promising Young Woman'.Written and directed by Emerald Fennell in her feature directorial debut. Carey Mulligan stars as a woman who seeks to avenge the death of her best friend, who was a victim of rape.

    267 - Godzilla vs Kong

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 28:34

    Lee and Dallas review the latest Monsterverse movie which pits two of the greatest icons in motion picture history against one another - the fearsome Godzilla and the mighty Kong - with humanity caught in the balance.

    266 - Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 40:36

    265 - WandaVision

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 50:06

    Dallas and Lee review WandaVision which blends the style of classic sitcoms with the MCU, in which Wanda Maximoff and Vision - two super-powered beings living their ideal suburban lives - begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.

    264 - Juliet Landau on 'A Place Among The Dead'

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 37:56

    Lee welcomes Juliet Landau who is known to many for role on 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' and acting career in Hollywood but joins us to discuss her debut feature as a writer/director 'A PLACE AMONG THE DEAD,' a revealing and terrifying meld of fact, fiction and the fantastical, actress and filmmaker “Jules,” driven by the demons of her past, embarks on a journey at the potential cost of everything she knows and loves. Check out for the latest news on the film and how you can watch this very unique film!

    263 - Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 93:25

    Dallas and Lee review the 2021 Glasgow Film Festival which is hosting 6 World premieres, 2 European premieres, 49 UK premieres online virtually this year and we also find out just how do you make those famous 'First Cow' oily cakes from Laura Venning.

    262 - Star Trek's Lisa Klink Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 35:43

    Lee is joined by Star Trek writer Lisa Klink who wrote an episode for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine before having the opportunity to move to Star Trek: Voyager where she worked on seasons two, three and four writing some fan favourite episodes and being involved in writing rooms working under Michael Piller and then Jeri Taylor.Lisa takes us behind the scenes on working on Star Trek and the opportunities and challenges that came along with it, the changes she experienced working on the show, the legacy of Star Trek: Voyager and her career since inside and out of the industry.

    261 - 'Malcolm & Marie' and The Best Netflix Originals

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 41:49

    Dallas and Lee welcome film critic Laura Potier as they share their top 5 Netflix Original movies and review their latest film, Malcolm & Marie starring Zendaya and John David Washington from writer/director Sam Levinson. The film shot in lockdown sees a director and his girlfriend's relationship tested after they return home from his movie premiere and await critics' responses.

    260 - Sundance 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 28:45

    Dallas shares with Lee his experience of attending and recommendations from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

    259 - Glasgow Film Festival 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 47:33

    Dallas and Lee preview the 2021 Glasgow Film Festival which will run from the 24th of February to March 7th and will host 6 World premieres, 2 European premieres, 49 UK premieres online.We also hear from Allan Hunter the Glasgow Film Festival Co-director about the planning and challenges they've faced the past year as they prepared to host this years festival.

    258 - WW84 at Home Vs. Cinema

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 47:55

    Dallas watched Wonder Woman 1984 safely in a cinema while Lee watched it on HBO Max. The two compare their contrasting experiences and reactions and if how they watched it influenced them.

    257 - Looking Back on 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 48:34

    Dallas and Lee come to the end of 2020 and pick a diverse range of their favourite films and moments of the year.

    256 - Star Trek: Picard's Dominic Burgess Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 57:53

    Lee is joined by actor Dominic Burgess who made the leap from the UK to the United States to become an actor and has gone on to star in The Magicians, Doctor Who, Gilmore Girls, Modern Family, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and most recently in Star Trek: Picard as the popular Mr. Vup. Dominic takes us behind the scenes of shooting the 5th episode 'Stardust City Rag' where he starred alongside Patrick Stewart and Jeri Ryan, being directed by Jonathan Frakes, his reaction as a fan to being cast, and much more.

    255 - Citizen Kane & Mank

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 41:23

    To mark the release of David Fincher's latest film 'Mank' where 1930's Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane with reviews of the 1941 classic and the Netflix original.

    254 - Jonathan Melville on 'Highlander'

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 55:53

    Dallas welcomes author Jonathan Melville to discuss his latest book which is a behind the scenes look at 1986's Highlander featuring over 60 new cast and crew interviews - A Kind of Magic: Making The Original Highlander.

    253 - Let's Hear It For The Underdog

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 28:52

    Following Scotland's football team making to the Euro's for the first time since 1998, Dallas and Lee celebrate by picking their favourite underdog movies.

    53 - 'Boys State' Interviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 32:21

    Life got in the way this week for Dallas and Lee but they bring you an archive interview from their other podcast, The A24 Project with the directors of 'Boys State' -Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine. This week the film won the Critics Choice Award for Best Political Documentary. 'Boys State' is a documentary film that follows a thousand teenage boys attending Boys state in Texas, coming together to build a representative government from the ground up, from all different political backgrounds, navigating challenges of organizing political parties, consensus, and campaigning for the highest office at Boys State, governor.Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine discuss the making of this documentary that was sold to Apple TV and A24 for $12 million and has provoked exciting debates and reaction about the future of America and democracy since its release.

    251 - 52 Films By Women 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 34:59

    Dallas and Lee have watched 200 films directed by women between them in 2020 as they take on the 52 Films by Women challenge once again. They share six films they recommend those taking on the challenge should squeeze in before the end of the year.

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