Episode 80: Under The Skin

Under The Skin - Silver Screen SnobsSexy alien temptress preys on young men. No, we’re not reviewing Species (again) it’s the brand spanking new feature from the man that brought you Sexy Beast: Under The Skin. Starring this year’s lady, Scarlett Johansson. She could have had Jessica Alba’s career, but instead she made everyone sit up and pay attention, coz she’s a god damn serious actor and you better not forget it. As well as Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin we’ve got reviews of A Million Ways To Die in the West and Jon Favreau’s Chef. Plus a whole host of nerdy news.

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Episode 76: Only Lovers Left Alive

Only Lovers Left Alive - Silver Screen SnobsThese ain’t your niece’s vampires. Jim Jarmusch segues back into genre filmmaking with Only Lovers Left Alive. We discuss whether these pasty, hipster bloodsuckers have a place in modern cinema. Orson Welles’ compromised 2nd feature The Magnificent Ambersons gets some love in the Classic Corner and Dave is surprised by his reaction to Sarah Palin biopic Game Change. We also discuss the big fanboy/girl news of the week: Justice League and Star Wars VII.

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