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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#255: Annihilation

Annihilation - Silver Screen SnobsThis movie is on Netflix. No excuses! Tom and Dave discuss Annihilation, Alex Garland’s latest thinky sci-fi starring Natalie Portman. Also: Icarus, Die Nibelungen, Volver, Beau Travail, Lola Montes, Elevator To The Gallows, The Bird With The Crystal Plummage, The Haunted Castle, Women In The Moon.


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#254: Red Sparrow, Oscars 2018 Wrap Up

Red Sparrow - Silver Screen SnobsThe 90th Academy Awards happen, Tom watches a movie from every decade ever then Dave and Tom review A-Jeiineffur Lowwrentz in A-Russian spy moofie, Red Sparrow. Also: The Birth of a Nation, The Navigator, Westfront 1918, Crossfire, The Big Combo, A Shot in the Dark, Aguirre The Wrath of God, Breaker Morant, Election, Death Proof, Last Men in Aleppo.


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#253: Lady Bird

Lady Bird - Silver Screen SnobsThe BAFTAs happened, Bond directors shuffle around and Tom and Dave review the Academy Award-nominated Lady Bird. Also: The Squid and the Whale, The Young Girls of Rochefort.


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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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