REEL CHAT 38.0 – STAR WARS EPISODE V – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Welcome to Episode 38 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this very special (and extended) episode of our “Vintage Vault” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard, Andrew McCaskill and special guest (and well-established Australian television director) Mark Horpinitch to dive head first into their most ambitious and most intimidating review yet. Today “Reel Chat” discusses 1980’s “Star Wars Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back” – the darkest and most … More…

REEL CHAT 37.0 – THE BREAKFAST CLUB (1985)

Five strangers with nothing in common except each other! Welcome to Episode 37 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this episode of our “Vintage Vault” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard and special guests Adeline Soh and Trevor Wood to discuss 1985’s  – “The Breakfast Club” – John Hughes’ quintessential eighties classic, that explores the pressure put on teenagers to fit into their own realms of high school social constructs, as well as the lofty expectations of their parents, teachers, and … More…

REEL CHAT 36.0 – HIGH FIDELITY (2000)

A comedy about fear of commitment, hating your job, falling in love and other pop favourites! Welcome to Episode 36 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this episode of our “Vintage Vault” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard and guests Andrew McCaskill and Stuart Wilson to discuss 2000’s romantic comedy – “High Fidelity” – based on the best-selling British novel of the same name by Nick Hornby. This popular John Cusack vehicle follows Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, … More…

REEL CHAT 35.0 – TOTAL RECALL (1990)

Get ready for the ride of your life! Welcome to Episode 35 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this episode of our “Vintage Vault” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard and guest Michael Hadjion to discuss 1990’s science fiction/action classic – “Total Recall” – Yes! 1990’s “Total Recall.” Not… I repeat… Not 2012’s “Total Recall” remake! The guys get their teeth stuck into this personal favourite, retrospectively looking back at it’s amazing legacy in light of it’s 25 year anniversary. Hear … More…