David Lees is the co-host of the Silver Screen Snobs film podcast, based out of Melbourne, Australia. He enjoys writing biographies about himself in the third person. Sometimes described as a "moron", he is best known as the co-creator of "one of the most non-sensical pieces of garbage I have ever heard", according to some guy. You can find him on Twitter and .

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#252: Black Panther

Black Panther - Silver Screen SnobsDave and Tom talk about Marvel’s Black Panther. Lots of Black Panther. In non-spoiler and spoiler sections. After a bunch of other movies. Also: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, The Phantom of the Opera, Theater of Blood, Woman of the Year, Heaven’s Gate, Final Cut: The Making of Heaven’s Gate and the Unmaking of a Studio, Paterson.


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#251: Sweet Country

Sweet Country - Silver Screen SnobsJoaquin Phoenix might be the next Joker, Uma Thurman on Quentin Tarantino then Tom and Dave discuss Sweet Country, Warwick Thornton’s new film starring Bryan Brown and Sam Neill. Also: The Square, Suspicion, Tragedy Girls, Wake In Fright, The Iron Horse, Heaven Is A Traffic Jam On The 405, A Boy And His Dog, Night Moves.


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#250: Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread - Silver Screen SnobsCasey Affleck removes himself from the Academy Awards ceremony, the slightly kinda very suspicious Natalie Woods death case gets another look and Dave and Tom talk Paul Thomas Anderson’s new movie, Phantom Thread, which also might be Daniel Day Lewis’ last. Also: Abacus: Small Enough To Jail, Icarus, God’s Own Country, The Abominable Dr. Phibes.


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#249: I, Tonya

I, Tonya - Silver Screen SnobsOscar nominations, a ridiculous amount of honourable mentions and Tom and Dave review I, Tonya starring Margot Robbie as figure skater Tonya Harding. Also: The Post, The Commuter, Darkest Hour, Call Me By Your Name, The Florida Project, Land of Mine, Killing Ground, Wheelman, Happy Death Day, Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond, Brawl in Cell Block 99, Super Dark Times, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Ultimate Edition), Loving Vincent, Dawson City: Frozen Time, The King’s Choice, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight.


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#248: Top 10 Scenes of 2017, The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water - Silver Screen SnobsSaudi Arabia allows its first movie screening in 35 years, Dave and Tom discuss their favourite scenes from 2017 then talk Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water. Spoiler timecodes: Coco (0:50:12 to 0:52:18), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (0:55:00 to 0:57:15), Call Me By Your Name (1:00:16 to 1:06:00).


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#246: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Silver Screen SnobsDave and Tom catch up on 20 (yes, 20) films they missed from 2017 and talk awards-contender Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Also: Coco, The Florida Project, Raw, Good Time, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), A Ghost Story, I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore, Ingrid Goes West, The Big Sick, The Trip To Spain, The House, The Levelling, Bright Lights starring Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, Thelma, Better Watch Out, Celtics-Lakers: Best of Enemies, The Blackcoat’s Daughter, Casting JonBenet, Get Me Roger Stone, Conor McGregor: Notorious.


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