Episodes

Unzipping Alvin: How Alvin Purple and Alvin Rides Again Teased Australia in the '70s
February 12, 2024x
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01:01:1442.09 MB

Unzipping Alvin: How Alvin Purple and Alvin Rides Again Teased Australia in the '70s

Strap in for a journey down memory lane as we're joined by the ever-insightful Matt Fulton to revisit the rollicking world of '70s Australian sex comedies. Together, we traverse the risqué landscape of "Alvin Purple" and its sequel "Alvin Rides Again," dissecting how t...

Shutter Shock: Diving Deep into 'Snapshot' 1979
January 25, 2024x
36
01:09:2747.73 MB

Shutter Shock: Diving Deep into 'Snapshot' 1979

This week on "A Dingo Ate My Movie," we're diving into the sultry and suspenseful world of "Snapshot," a 1979 Australian cult classic. Directed by Simon Wincer, this film, also known as "The Day After Halloween," is a hidden gem of Aussie cinema that blends thrill...

Peter Weir's Cinematic Vision: Picnic at Hanging Rock
October 28, 2023x
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00:53:4937 MB

Peter Weir's Cinematic Vision: Picnic at Hanging Rock

It's 1900 in Australia. A group of students from a girls' boarding school, brimming with the enthusiasm of youth, embark on what's supposed to be a carefree Valentine's Day outing at the iconic Hanging Rock. The ambience is idyllic, and the laughter is contagious. But as the day...

Beaches, Barbecues, and Blood: 31 Aussie Films for a Sunburnt Halloween
September 29, 2023x
34
01:05:2945.04 MB

Beaches, Barbecues, and Blood: 31 Aussie Films for a Sunburnt Halloween

What would you do if faced with the daunting challenge of compiling a list of 31 Australian horror films from the 70s, 80s and beyond? How would you dissect each one, unearthing the thematic commonalities while keeping your nerves intact? That's precisely the task we've taken on in this h...

Exploring the Depths of 'The Babadook': A Paranormal Analysis
September 08, 2023x
33
00:46:1431.8 MB

Exploring the Depths of 'The Babadook': A Paranormal Analysis

Ever been intrigued by the mysteries of horror films and the eerie entities they portray? Brace yourself for a gripping discussion as Anna Schmidt of the Perfectly Paranormal podcast and I unravel the chilling narrative and thematic depth of the 2014 Australian horror film, The Babadook. We dive in...

Houseboat Horror - Navigating the Humorous Horrors of a Cult Classic
July 15, 2023x
32
01:16:3952.67 MB

Houseboat Horror - Navigating the Humorous Horrors of a Cult Classic

Welcome to a journey into the world of the delightfully dreadful, the charmingly cringe-worthy and the beautifully bad. My guest, Matt Fulton, and I have both been captivated by the unique niche of Australian films, and there is no better example than the cult classic Houseboat Horror. Houseboat Ho...

Young Einstein - Rockin' with Relativity
May 24, 2023x
31
00:59:2540.87 MB

Young Einstein - Rockin' with Relativity

Young Einstein: Unconventional Humor Meets Offbeat Science Get ready to unravel the quirky world of the 1989 film Young Einstein with me and my special guests, Tab and Micah. We'll take you on a journey through this unconventional comedy that blends slapstick humour, romance, and scientific di...

Stone - The Rebel Roar of Australian Cinema
March 23, 2023x
30
01:20:4355.48 MB

Stone - The Rebel Roar of Australian Cinema

Today I’m joined by Matthew from the Weird Crap in Australia Podcast, and we’re discussing Stone from 1974. When several members of the GraveDiggers outlaw motorcycle club are murdered, Sydney detective Stone (Ken Shorter) is sent to investigate. Led by the Undertaker (Sandy Harbutt), a Vietnam war...

Long Weekend - Getaway Gone Grim
February 27, 2023x
29
01:32:5463.86 MB

Long Weekend - Getaway Gone Grim

In this episode, I’m joined by independent filmmaker James Dean to discuss Long Weekend from 1978. Long Weekend tells the story of a couple, Peter and Marcia, who are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and take a long weekend away. They drive out of town to a remote beach location,...