The Best Movie & TV Podcasts in Australia – ArtsHub | Episode Movies

Film and television may be primarily visual media, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of good podcasts sharing insight, love, and laughter about everything around the screen. The following podcasts are all from Australia and certainly don’t cover all the great ones out there. Let us know if we’re missing anything, and in the meantime, happy listening!

Episode Length: About 30-50 minutes.

blurb: Primal Screen is a show about movies, from those on the big screen to those you stream. A mix of new releases and retrospective film and television reviews and interviews with film and television practitioners on 3RRR 102.7FM in Melbourne, Australia. Presented by Flick Ford with regular guest critics including Lisa Kovacevic, Cerise Howard, Will Cox, Emma Westwood and more.

Episode length: About 90 to 120 minutes.

blurb: Film Buffs Forecast is Australia’s longest running film show. For 30 years it was broadcast weekly on Melbourne public radio station 3RRR. Now a new chapter begins. Recorded weekly at Cinema 9 Studios at the Sun Theater in downtown Yarraville, Paul Harris brings you a collection of in-depth interviews, movie reviews, insider gossip (come on, we know you love it) and lots of lame puns. Past guests have included Martin Scorsese, Melanie Griffith, Jane Campion, Jack Nicholson, Wim Wenders, Tom Cruise, Gillian Armstrong and Kevin Costner. If you love movies like Paul Harris, then you MUST subscribe to this podcast!

Episode length: About 90 to 120 minutes.

blurb: The Cinema Sideshow is an Australia-based podcast hosted by film addicts Zeke Morgan-Hind and Jake De Agrela, discussing films from all genres and eras. The podcast provides an open forum for discussion of film, as well as a way to showcase the self-growth of two of the nation’s young and aspiring filmmakers.

Episode length: About 90 to 120 minutes.

blurb: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins review the must-see movies. Plus: Top 5, motion picture drafts, Oscar analysis and more, featuring a rotating cast of fellow wrestlers like Chris Ryan, Shea Serrano, Van Lathan and Bill Simmons.

Episode Length: About 30 to 60 minutes.

blurb: Tired of the Australian mainstream media overlooking local films and devoting so many inches and airtime to Hollywood gossip, Perth-based Australian film fan Matthew Eeles founded Cinema Australia in 2013. Visiting podcast guests over the years have included: Guests over the years have included Radha Mitchell (Looking For Grace), Matt Day (Muriel’s Wedding), Simon Stone and Odessa Young (The Daughter), Max Cullen (The Great Gatsby) and many more.

Episode Length: About 45-90 minutes.

blurb: A Dingo Ate My Movie is a podcast featuring classic ozploitation and other slightly left of center and overlooked cult Australian films from the 70’s, 80’s and beyond. Join us each month to dive deep into the movies you know well and others you may have never seen.

Episode length: About 50-120 minutes.

blurb: Moderated by Duncan Richards. Each episode, I sit down with some of Australia’s finest screenwriters to talk about the industry, their craft, their careers and even the basics of their writing process.

Episode Length: About 60 minutes.

blurb: The Screen Show brings you reviews and in-depth interviews with leading film and television directors, actors and screenwriters from Australia and around the world.

Episode Length: About 60-90 minutes

blurb: Join Adam (tragic slasher film), Jared (superhero fanatic), Gibbo (action specialist) and Matty (deep thinker) as they dissect and discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of action and horror cinema.

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Episode Length: About 20-60 minutes.

blurb: From Perth, Australia, the podcast covers film and television news and reviews.

Episode Length: About 30 minutes.

blurb: What actually happens behind the scenes. Follow Max Belmonte on his journey through auditions and projects in commercials, theater, voice-over, television and film. Featuring special guest interviews from award-winning casting directors, talent agents, Hollywood directors, actors and more.

Episode Length: 45-90 minutes.

blurb: Endlessly disappointing.

Episode Length: About 30-90 minutes.

blurb: A weekly film podcast featuring comedians Cameron James and Alexei Toliopoulos riffing through miniseries centered around unifying themes and themes in cinema. Formerly titled The Blank Slate Movie Podcast.

Episode Length: About 30-90 minutes.

blurb: THE Australian Movie Podcast! Unpretentious (but just quirky enough), the Footscray Film Circle Podcast is the podcast that delves deep into the world of Australian films, be they beloved classics, forgotten failures, overlooked gems or outright fiascos. Join hosts Daniel and David as they chat, critique and overanalyze a different Australian film selection every two weeks.

Episode Length: About 60-120 minutes.

blurb: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet is a movie podcast where Peter Helliar talks to movie lovers about classic and popular movies they haven’t seen…until now.

Episode Length: About 60-90 minutes.

blurb: Join a crew of wannabe film critics, reviewing a different film each week and discussing different nonsense.

Episode Length: About 30-90 minutes.

blurb: The most entertaining TV and movie podcast on the web! Subscribe now to get the latest episodes on your speakers every week. Currently with Nip/Tuck, Third Watch & Lost. Also features weekly movie recaps of classic movies as well as weekly movie reviews of recently released movies. Everything you need as a TV and film fan can be found under one roof!

Episode length: About 40-90 minutes.

blurb: Do you love your 80s movies? This is your podcast! Watch all the amazing movies we watched over and over again as adults with Gidgit Von LaRue and AngryMan.

Episode length: About 60-90 minutes.

blurb: The Tuesday Review is a film review and pop culture discussion program originally aired on community radio in Melbourne, Australia. Join hosts James Josipovic, Callum Berry and Nathan Berry as they review the latest movies, discuss classic and cult favorites, as well as TV shows, video games, comics and more.

Episode length: About 30 minutes.

blurb: On the Movie Squad RTRFM podcast, you can hear movies from Simon Miraudo and Tristan Fidler reviewing movies every Friday morning at Breakfast With Taylah. Now they have their own podcast that you can subscribe and listen to!

Episode length: About 3-15 minutes.

blurb: Films, more films and then maybe other things. reviews and ratings. If you love movies, you’ll love Movies First, starring well-known and respected reviewer Alex First. Answering the big question…should I see this movie?

Episode length: About 20 minutes.

blurb: Introducing Peter Walkden. Film critics from Queensland, Australia! Passionate about all things film related, Peter also enjoys collecting 4K, Blu-ray, DVD & Steelbooks. All film reviews in this podcast are spoiler-free and have a 10-point rating. For example, my score for Long Story Short (2021) was rated 7.4/10.

Episode Length: About 60-180 minutes

blurb: Join Sandro Falce and Zach Adams as they journey through 2001. You’ll review a movie each week the week it came out, starting this year, and decide if the movie is an oldie or a goodie.

Episode Length: About 60 minutes.

blurb: Three Australian amigos pick one film from the airwaves each week to talk about for you to hear.

Episode Length: About 20 minutes.

blurb: Movies Movies Movies is a weekly show of exclusive enhanced podcasts exploring the film universe from the Sydney perspective of two great film lords, André Shannon and Jen Atherton.

Episode Length: About 15 minutes.

blurb: Australian comedians Chris Martin and Taylor Edwards watch a movie minute by minute, reviewing it to find the greatest minute in movie history!

Episode Length: About 25 minutes.

blurb: Join Susie Youssef and Alexei Toliopoulos for a three-course film festival each week: a premiere selection direct from Netflix, a classic film in the same genre, and a personal recommendation for something extra.

Episode Length: About 30-50 minutes.

blurb: Every filmmaker dreams of seeing their feature film on the big screen, but no one gives up airtime for the most important part of a filmmaker’s humble beginnings: honing their craft through the ups and downs of short filmmaking. The Short Film Pod is an Australian podcast hosted by Writer/Director Jacobie Gray and Producer Leonie Marsh that aims to do just that. Through interviews with award-winning directors and their various heads of department, Jacobie and Leonie will shed light on the process behind the process.

Episode Length: About 30-40 minutes.

blurb: We love the classic films. But which ones stick and which ones should be avoided? We’re re-watching and re-evaluating the classics and invite you to join our community on Facebook. Join our group and join the conversation.

Episode Length: About 60 minutes.

blurb: Join James and Rich as they examine the best and worst films of a single year in cinemas. Each episode delves into a single year, discussing a critically-loved and audience-adored film. and then a… less popular piece of cinema history. As we travel, we may discover something poignant about life. Aren’t we so different? Turns out, no, we’re a ton different.

Episode Length: About 30-60 minutes.

blurb: A podcast where the hosts undergo a review of all the horrible movies Steven Seagal has made.

Episode Length: Approximately 90-120 minutes.

blurb: The Ozploitation Podcast. Each month, Callum, November and Daria take an in-depth look at a film in Australian ozploitation cinema, from its origins to its legacy. (Note: Contains spoilers and swear words!)

Is there another Australian film & TV podcast we should know about? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list.

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