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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#203: Silence, Patriots Day

Silence - Silver Screen SnobsMartin Scorsese’s Silence and the Boston marathon bombings film, Patriots Day, get discussed by Tom and Dave. Obviously, because that’s what the episode title is. Also: Gimme Danger, Cafe Society, The Shallows, Finding Dory, A Hologram For The King, Jim: The James Foley Story, The Kid Stays In The Picture, The Man With Two Brains, The Ice Storm.

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#202: Fences, Live By Night

Fences - Silver Screen SnobsSometimes actors act. Sometimes directors direct. Sometimes directors act. Sometimes actors direct. Sometimes actors act and direct. In the same movie. Wiser words have never been spoken. Dave and Tom review the Oscar-nominated Fences (directed by and starring Denzel Washington) and the definitely not Oscar-nominated Live By Night (directed by and starring and written by Ben Affleck). Plus, The Great Pants Shitting Debate reaches a stirring conclusion. Also: Captain Fantastic, Sing Street, Swiss Army Man, Hot Rod, Homicide, Capricorn One, Tinker Tailer Soldier Spy, Bad Moms, Bad Words, Daddy’s Home, Sex Tape, The Intern, Phantasm, The Hills Have Eyes.

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#201: Manchester By The Sea, Lion, Split

Manchester By The Sea - Silver Screen SnobsHeard of movies? Hope so, cos this week Tom and Dave review movies. Like the Oscar nominated films Manchester By The Sea and Lion plus M. Night Shyamalan’s latest, Split. Also: How To Be Single, Mississippi Grind, Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid, Men In Rubber Masks, There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane, A Murder In The Park.

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#200: Top 10 Scenes of 2016, Moonlight

Moonlight - Silver Screen SnobsOscar nominations get dissected, Moonlight gets reviewed and then, to celebrate making it to 200 episodes, Dave and Tom discuss their favourite movie scenes from 2016. Spoiler sections: Finding Dory (1:43:30 to 1:46:32), The Witch (1:49:58 to 1:53:02), Rogue One (1:53:38 to 2:00:14), Bone Tomahawk (2:00:19 to 2:02:41), La La Land (2:02:42 to 2:07:47).

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