Silver Screen Queens

Listens: 21


Melissa Savage and Katie Molloy met in film class, and haven’t been able to stop talking movies ever since. Each week they watch a movie and review it, stopping to make plenty of nerdy references along the way.

334: Hustlers

This movie went from zero to “might win J.Lo an Oscar” in no time at all. As a woman-directed female-led crime story, we couldn’t wait to see it.
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333: Joker

We didn’t really want to watch this, but we absolutely had to be part of the conversation. When people start maligning our much-loved comic book movie...
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332: Knock Down the House

In 2018, documentary filmmaker Rachel Lear’s followed four non-traditional female candidates for the congressional primaries. One of those candidates ...
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331: Ad Astra

Brad Pitt is getting some later-career Oscar buzz for this performance as a lone astronaut journeying across the solar system to find his missing dad....
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330: I Am Mother

This new Netflix sci-fi may be only a middling look at motherhood, but less than 24 hours after this episode was recoded, Mel gave birth. Starring Hil...
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329: It Chapter 2

The second half of Stephen King’s IT gets the big budget, big star treatment (and nearly three hours of run time).
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328: Triple Frontier

Oscar Isaac, Pedro Pascal and Ben Affleck in a Netflix movie? As former special forces soldiers taking on South American drug lords? Count us in! A ne...
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327: Late Night

Mindy Kaling gave Emma Thompson the great gift of this role as the host of a long-running late night show facing oblivion as her show nears three deca...
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326: Always Be My Maybe

SSQ fave Randall Park teams up with comedian Ali Wong to make a Netflix comedy about a high-flying chef reunited with her stuck-in-high-school childho...
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325: Outlaw King

Chris Pine in a Netflix movie! Where he gets naked! Sign us up! Our favourite Starfleet Captain/Superhero Love Interest/Indie Darling takes on the jui...
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