FRED Watch Podcast
The FRED Watch team view and review an assortment of films that range from the obscure to the mainstream.
Phillip and Wayne discuss the B-grade sci-fi comedy Mystery Science Theater 3000 – The Movie (1996). It’s a film that Phill loved as a teen, but Wayne is less than impressed…
Original broadcast: 25 January 2018
Wayne introduces Phillip to one of his all-time favourite Australian films, the underrated Ozploitation classic Fortress (1985). Phill confesses to not liking scary movies, but will he be captivated by this Outback thriller?
Original broadcast: 15 February 2018
Phillip introduces Wayne to one of his all-time favourite films—World War I: The Musical! Will Wayne sing along to Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)?
Original broadcast: 15 March 2018
Wayne re-introduces Phillip to, what he considers, the greatest love story ever written for a male audience. But as they discuss, Rocky (1976) is a multi-layered sports movie with one of the most charismatic protagonists ever put to screen.
Original broadcast: 19 April 2018
Phillip introduces Wayne and special guest Ashley to the theatrical cut of the made-for-television drama All Quiet on the Western Front (1979).
As a war historian, this is one of Phillip’s favourite films of the genre, but will Ashley and Wayne join him on the front line?
Broadcast: 25 April 2018
Phillip introduces Wayne to the comedy I Love You Phillip Morris (2009). More than a simple review, the boys also discuss queer representation in cinema and television.
It’s a thoughtful, entertaining chat that raises questions… and attempts to answer them too!
Broadcast: 17 May 2018
Wayne introduces Phillip to the controversial drama Romper Stomper (1992). Listen carefully, and you’ll hear the two friends increasingly grow frustrated with each other’s point of view.
So, since the boys disagree on almost every point of discussion relating to the film, what will their respective scores be?
Broadcast: 21 June 2018
COMING SOON: Holy Flying Circus (2011).
Seen any of these movies? Let us know your thoughts and score out of five in the comments!