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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Episode 20: Rust and Bone, A Prophet

Rust and BoneCritically acclaimed French drama Rust and Bone by Jacques Audiard is our main feature  this week along with a retrospective review of his previous film, A Prophet. Also reviewed: Beauty and the Beast, Tomorrow When The War Began, Django, Your Sister’s Sister, Mamma Mia, Mojang – The Story of Minecraft, Trick ‘r Treat.

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Episode 18: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, The Prestige

The Incredible Burt WonderstoIt’s a feuding-magicians double this week with Steve Carell’s latest movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone reviewed alongside Christopher Nolan’s The Prestige. Also reviewed: The Third Man, Pink Flamingos, Seven Psycopaths, Savages, Dracula, Pusher, Beat the Devil, Roger and Me.

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Episode 17: Oz the Great and Powerful, The Wizard of Oz

Oz the Great and PowerfulSam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful, the 70-years-too-late prequel, is our feature review this week and to compliment it we could only review The Wizard of Oz itself in all it’s technicolour glory. Also reviewed: Gilda, Paranormal Activity 4, Lore, Premium Rush, On the Road, God Bless America and Creative Non-Fiction.

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Episode 16: Cloud Atlas, Side Effects

Cloud AtlasThe Wachowski’s epic Cloud Atlas finally reaches our shores along with what may prove to be Steven Soderbergh’s final film, Side Effects. Also reviewed: The Fast and the Furious series, Blow Out, The Sapphires, Wish You Were Here, Bully, Heathers, Wild River, Shock Corridor.

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Bonus Episode 2: Oscar Wrap-up Special

Oscars 2013With the 85th Academy Awards done and dusted we discuss the highs and lows of this years Oscars. Argo, Life of Pi, Zero Dark Thirty, Django Unchained, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Les Miserables, Amour, Beasts of the Southern Wild.

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Episode 15: Amour, The Last Stand

AmourArnie said he’d be back…and he’s back. We discuss his return to cinema after 10 long years and also review Michael Haneke’s Amour. Tom goes in-depth in the Classic Corner to cover the entire Superman series from 1978 to 2006 and David sacrifices his sanity to review the Twilight “Saga” in it’s entirety for the Crap Corner. The run up to the Oscars has also been covered in our first bonus episode online now.

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Bonus Episode 1: Oscar Prediction Special

Oscars 2013We couldn’t squeeze everything into episode 15 this week so here’s our first bonus episode: predicting the Oscars. The worthiness of Argo, Life of Pi, Zero Dark Thirty, Django Unchained, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Les Miserables, Amour and Beasts of the Southern Wild are discussed plus a quick look at the Razzie nominations for 2013.

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