FILM & TV

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Alliance Francaise French Film Festival director, Philippe Platel, joins CJ Johnson on Watch This to preview the incredible lineup of French films in this years festival, which commences in Sydney on 27 February 2018.   

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CJ Johnson sits down with writer-director Erin Good and actress Bernie Van Tiel to discuss the development and production of their sensational, Screen Australia supported web series, Jade Of Death on Watch This.  

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Off the top of my head, I can’t think of a lot of movies in the ‘human falls in love with non-human’ sub-genre of horror/fantasy. There’s King Kong, obviously. Howard The Duck. Splash, in a pinch. It’s obviously not a dramatic theme that obsesses a lot of people. Which makes Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape […]

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CJ Johnson reviews the hilarious Australian comedy-drama film, Swinging Safari, starring an all star ensemble cast of Kylie Minogue, Guy Pearce, Radha Mitchell, Julian McMahon, Asher Keddie, Jeremy Simms, Jack Thompson, Darcey Wilson and Atticus Robb.  

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CJ Johnson reviews the incredible new film I, Tonya starring Margot Robbie and directed by Australian Craig Gillespie about the infamous figure American figure skater, Tonya Harding.  

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Best Films & TV 2017

Jim Flanagan, Miriam Capper and Lynden Barber join CJ Johnson on Watch This to discuss their favourite film and television shows of 2017.

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CJ Johnson sits down with writer/producer, David Elliott-Jones, to discuss his zany, yet very poignant documentary, Big In Japan, which explores how fame has completely changed in the digital age.  

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Join CJ Johnson and Jim Flanagan as they review Season 4 of Black Mirror, which Netflix will release on 29 December 2017. 

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The Girlfriend Experience – Season One – was easily my favourite TV series of 2016. Inspired by Steven Soderbergh’s film of the same name from 2009, it followed a young law intern’s exposure to and gradual embracing of a particular form of high-end prostitution. The story was sordid – most of the men, in particular, […]

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Director James Franco’s The Disaster Artist is enormously proficient as a comedy – in terms of laughs out loud, it’s one of the funniest films I’ve seen in years – while also displaying epic chops as a faithful adaptation of an intriguing memoir, an odd-couple buddy movie, a Tale of Hollywood, and a meditation on […]