They Came From The Silver Screen

They Came From The Silver Screen
Film Discussions from the outer reaches.

Jonathan Demme Retrospective | Episode 22 | They Came From the Silver Screen
May 12, 2017 • 53 min
With the passing of Oscar Winning Director, Jonathan Demme, Damian and Josh take a look at Demme’s most famous films, Silence of the Lambs and Philidelphia. Both of these films took on societal issues that are still relevant 23 years on.
Minisode 03 - Mystery Science of the Lambs
May 3, 2017 • 17 min
Josh debuts a new segment for his preamble allowing him to talk about Dear White People, 13 Reasons Why and Mystery Science Theatre 3000. Josh also brings you information about our next topic for the podcast, The Late, Great Jonathan Demme.
Cure for Wellness | Episode 21 | They Came From the Silver Screen
Apr 25, 2017 • 62 min
Double Explicit Warning This Episode - we talk about Sexual Assault and yeah there are only so many ways to prepare yourself for it. We talk about a Cure for Wellness. It gets full on, the podcast and the film.
Minisode - 02 - Cure for Iron Fist
Mar 22, 2017 • 15 min
Josh talks about the next film that he and Damian will be discussing. He also talks about the atrocity that is Iron Fist and a bit into the latest from Dave Chappelle.
Oscar Debrief / Manchester by the Sea | Episode 20 | They Came From the Silver Screen
Mar 17, 2017 • 78 min
We talk Oscars, the good, the bad and the elephant in the room of Casey Affleck and thus Manchester by the Sea. We get into a lot this episode as a way to see out the end of this cinematic cycle.
Minisode - 01 - Updates and Signifiers
Feb 27, 2017 • 16 min
Josh is soloing in this Minisode just give an update. This could be the start of a new bit of minisodes to help keep in touch with you all.
Moonlight | Episode 19 | They Came From the Silver Screen
Feb 5, 2017 • 52 min
Off the back of a film that people would easily find themselves in, Josh and Damian discuss a film that portrays a life furtherest from their own. Moonlight tells the tale of Chiron throughout his life.
La La Land | Episode 18 | They Came From The Silver Screen
Jan 11, 2017 • 61 min
If you enjoyed La La Land, we want to hear from you because we don’t get it. Josh and Damian get into the film that has swept the Golden Globes and looks set to take the Academy Awards too.
Rogue One / Gareth Edwards | Episode 17 | They Came From The Silver Screen
Dec 28, 2016 • 104 min
Note this episode was recorded on Dec 23rd, before the news of Carrie Fisher’s passing. A special episode two fold. We are in the same room for this recording and we look at Gareth Edwards as a director over the run of the three films he has made,…
Nocturnal Animals | Episode 16 | They Came From The Silver Screen
Dec 14, 2016 • 84 min
Tom Ford took 5-6 years to make his second film and we took our time to bring you the episode about it. This episode got a little long as we unpacked the sexual assault, lingering shots and the masterful techniques he uses in just his second film.
Hell or High Water | Episode 15 | They Came From The Silver Screen
Nov 20, 2016 • 65 min
This week, Josh and Damian talk about the world, post US Election and what two white guys can do to help in the days to come. We then take a look into the rust belt, a slice of Americana that time forgot, in David Mackenzie’s Hell or High Water.
The Neon Demon | Episode 14 | They Came From The Silver Screen
Nov 9, 2016 • 61 min
A film about the modelling industry and vampiric pagan cults? Well let’s try and unpack the Neon Demon this week. Josh and Damian talk about Winding Refn’s latest film and whether it’s even good.
Snowden | Episode 13 | They Came From The Silver Screen
Oct 22, 2016 • 59 min
Back from sabbatical, Josh and Damian are back to discuss Snowden, the Oliver Stone biopic about Edward Snowden and the the leanks that occured in 2013. We question whether Stone has become a safe director or is the public more disenfranchised in 2016. We…
Ghostbusters (2016) | Episode 12 | They Came From the Silver Screen
Jul 27, 2016 • 68 min
Busting makes us feel good once again with Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters. We get into all the ghostbusters films, where Hollywood is, where it needs to be and calling out the scum of the earth as per usual.
Warcraft | Episode 11 | They Came From the Silver Screen
Jul 20, 2016 • 66 min
Can a director create a film that caters to his fans and the common cinema goer. Duncan Jones certainly tries to accomplish this with Warcraft. Josh and Damian talk about the film, how video games are a tough thing to import into different mediums and…
The BFG | Episode 10 | They Came From the Silver Screen
Jul 13, 2016 • 63 min
Wow, we made it to 10 episodes, that’s certainly a cause for some sort of celebration. What better time to look at the latest film offering from Steven Spielberg, The BFG. An interesting film from the word go, with Spielberg teaming up Disney. We get into…
The Wind Rises | Episode 9 | They Came From the Silver Screen
Jul 6, 2016 • 55 min
This episode we get emotional about the sum of an artist’s work, morality and the finality of one’s life work . We talk about Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.
Lawrence of Arabia | Episode 8 | They Came From The Silver Screen
Jun 30, 2016 • 65 min
Lawrence of Arabia is a film that should not have been made, but the stars aligned again and again so that this film could grace us with it’s majesty. Damian and Josh talk about the film, it’s grandeur and what makes this film so special.
Sunshine | Episode 7 | They Came From the Silver Screen
Jun 23, 2016 • 77 min
Josh and Damian take a trip to reignite the sun with the crew of the Icarus II with Danny Boyle’s Sunshine. This week the podcast touches on theology and the worship of the sun, addictions and the morality of humanity.
The Big Short | Episode 6 | They Came From The Silver Screen
Jun 12, 2016 • 87 min
Josh and Damian get into the murky world of banking with the Big Short. We unpack a lot in this episode and not just to do with the film itself.
Green Room | Episode 5 | They Came From The Silver Screen
Jun 5, 2016 • 61 min
Like a box cutter to a stomach, Josh and Damian talk about Jeremy Saulnier’s Green Room.
Captain America: Civil War - Episode 4 | They Came From The Silver Screen
May 29, 2016 • 74 min
We talk about Captain America: Civil War, it’s looks, it’s use of characters, the way the Russos are hitting gold.
Creed - Episode 3 | They Came From the Silver Screen
May 22, 2016 • 72 min
The boys are back and are mixing it up just a little with Ryan Coogler’s Creed. We talk about the Rocky Franchise, Creed’s community involvement and we can’t get the stench of the DC movie universe off the podcast.
Man of Steel - Episode 2 | They Came From the Silver Screen
Apr 10, 2016 • 78 min
Damian and Josh finish wrestling with the beast of Warner Brothers , talking about Man of Steel and how it could have been a great film.
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
Mar 31, 2016 • 105 min
For our inaugural episode, Josh & Damian take on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. We discuss how this film came to be, the trials and tribulations and try and see things a little clearer.