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Episode 44: Spider-Man 2002

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Jade’s on the show and Brose is the man,
Does whatever a co-host can.
Can he swing from a web?
Of course he can’t but Spider-Man can!
Look out! Here Comes a Spider-Maaaan!

Your friendly neighbourhood Chatflix team including Trev and Shaun swing back into action to talk about Sam Raimi’s beloved 2002 version of Spider-Man 15 years after its release and just a few months before we get yet another reboot!

Does it hit the heights that a wall crawler should climb, Does it measure up to the legacy of the comic? Who created Spider-Man anyway? All this and more is discussed with the same enthusiasm J. Jonah Jameson has for a headline!

Episode 43: Alien Resurrection

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We all thought Ripley was dead. We all hoped she was because otherwise it meant this film existed. Unfortunately it does so we’ve created clones of ourselves to talk about this Joss Whedon penned… something.

Ripley is back as a ultimate alien killing machine after being revived as a part alien clone of herself (don’t try and understand it, just go with it). This time she’s joined by space pirates! Space pirates including the eternal waif Wynona Rider and Hellboy himself Ron Perlman!

Join us as we climb through vents, tunnels and massive plotholes to talk about Alien Ressurection!

Is this a film with which you should f#%*?

Episode 42: Father of the Bride

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Trev isn’t sure he’s ever seen this film. Steve Martin is in it. His character’s name is probably George. He looks like a George. Trev also thought there was a flamboyant character played by Balky from Perfect Strangers, Brose informs him that it’s actually Martin Short. Trev can tell you it’s about a wedding. George’s son/daughter is getting married to someone. He’s relatively confident that hilarity ensues with just the right amount of saccharine sweetness. He also suspects there’s a scene where someone goes to the bathroom and there’s a wedding swan in the bath! HA!

You know who HAS seen this film? Brose, Jade, Leisl and Michael Chamberlin. Join them as they look at the 1991 film Father of the Bride.

Episode 41: Aladdin

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Brose, Jade, Caity and Trev, Chatflix’s four street rats brave the streets Agrabad to look at the story of Aladdin, the Disney classic animated film that may be the most singalongable film ever made!
With the irrepressible Robin Williams as the magically loveable Genie and songs by Mencken, Ashman & Rice, you ain’t never had friends like us.

Episode 40: Alien 3

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David Fincher presents his vision of the ultimate warrior woman: Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley! This time it’s in a space prison and those hardened criminals have nothing on the Ripper. The biggest fight club, however, happened behind the scenes. 8 writers vs the producers!

Join Stu, Brose, Caity, and Danielle on the space chain gang as they try to avoid dropping the soap while the Xenomorphs are around.

Episode 39.5: Bonus MICF episode!

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Chatflix talks to Georgina the Bride and Watson live from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival about their love of films and their hilarious shows.

Episode 39: The Running Man

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In 2017, after a worldwide economic collapse, the U.S. has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity.

But enough about politics! This week we watch the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic Running Man as a falsely convicted man who has to compete for his live on a reality tv show. It’s no Master Chef but we liked it!

Ep 38: Robocop (1987)

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Detroit is bankrupt with a privatised Police Force and the private sector experimenting with war machines on the general public. No, its not 2017, it’s Paul Verhoeven’s prophetic Robocop. You’d buy that for a dollar.. but you don’t have to because we’re giving it to you for free!

Join Brose “half man- half donut machine”, Matt “half man – quarter chicken and chips”, and comedian Daniel “half man- half price on Tuesdays” Connell as they chat about this 1987 satirical masterpiece.

Bonus! Brose and Leisl chat to comedian Alice Fraser about her 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Show “Empire” and her film inspirations.

Episode 37: Princess Bride

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Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles… Surely one film that contains all that is inconceivable?!

This week Brose, Tamzen, Stu, and Caity sat in bed with their blankets pulled tight as they talk about a pirate, a princess and the greatest love story of all-WAIT. Love story? is this a kissing story? Are you trying to trick me?

Episode 36: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

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A tale old as time (or at least as old as 1991), when a witch cursed a prince to become a beast because… we’re not really sure why actually.

Anyway the curse could only be broken when four grown men – Brose, Stu, Trev and Matt O’Neill – gathered to talk about this Disney classic and the difficulties in finding a fork in the castle once the curse was broken.