At the Movies - Season 2

Wednesday 10:00 PM on ABC1 Premiered Jul 01, 2004 In Season




Episode Guide

  • 21st September, 2005
    David Stratton reviews Howl's Moving Castle and The Dukes Of Hazzard, while Margaret Pomeranz takes a look at Cinderella Man and Mad Hot Ballroom. Margaret interviews actors Russell Crow and Renee Zellweger, director Ron Howard (Cinderella Man) and producer Toshio Suzuki (Howl's Moving Castle).
  • 26th October, 2005
    26th October, 2005
    Episode 37
    David Stratton takes a look at Elizabethtown and Paradise Now, while Margaret Pomeranz analyses Yes. David also provides a solo review for Blowin' In The Wind, while Margaret does the same for Jewboy. Margaret interviews director Cameron Crowe, actors Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst (Elizabethtown) and Ewen Leslie and director Tony Krawitz (Jewboy). David interviews actor Kais Nashif (Paradise Now) and director David Bradbury (Blowin' In The Wind).moreless
  • 31st August, 2005
    31st August, 2005
    Episode 30
    Margaret Pomeranz reviews Last Days and P.S, while David Stratton takes a look at the action/thriller Red Eye. Margaret also provides a solo review for The Perfect Man, and David does the same for Sky High. Margaret also interviews directors Dylan Kidd (P.S) and Gus Van Sant, as well as cinematographer Harris Savides (Last Days).moreless
  • 7th September, 2005
    7th September, 2005
    Episode 31
    This week Margaret Pomeranz provides her insights on Little Fish, The Perfect Catch and Mondovino, while David Stratton critiques Wallace And Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit, Murderball and Grizzly Man. Margaret interviews actor Sam Neill, while David interviews director Rowan Woods over their film Little Fish.
  • 28th September, 2005
    Margaret Pomeranz critically analyses the cult sci-fi film Serenity and Brides, while David Stratton takes a look at The Magician, Queen Of Sheba's Pearls and Unknown White Male. Margaret interviews Scott Ryan, the writer, director, producer and star of The Magician.
  • 5th October, 2005
    5th October, 2005
    Episode 34
    Margaret Pomeranz provides her insights on The 40 Year Old Virgin, The Proposition and Must Love Dogs, while David Stratton critically analyses In Her Shoes and Appleseed. Margaret interviews director John Hillcoat, writer Nick Cave and actor Guy Pearce over their film The Proposition.
  • 12th October, 2005
    12th October, 2005
    Episode 35
    Margaret Pomeranz reviews Pride And Prejudice and Yesterday, while David Stratton takes a look at Night Watch - Nochnoi Dozor and Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room. Margaret interviews actress Leleti Khumalo and director Darrell Roodt over their film Yesterday.
  • 19th October, 2005
    19th October, 2005
    Episode 36
    David Stratton reviews The Exorcism Of Emily Rose and Me And You And Everyone We Know, while Margaret Pomeranz reviews Bombon (El Perro). Margaret also provides a solo review for The Wild Parrots Of Telegraph Hill, while David Stratton provides a less than flattering solo review for The Devil's Rejects. David also interviews actors Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson and Jennifer Carpenter (The Exorcism Of Emily Rose) and writer/director/actress Miranda July (Me And You And Everyone We Know).moreless
  • 24th August, 2005
    24th August, 2005
    Episode 29
    Margaret Pomeranz analyses Unleashed, Lords Of Dogtown and Darwin's Nightmare, while David Stratton reviews the family comedy Charlie And The Chocolate Factory and Palindromes. Margaret interviews actress Ellen Barkin and director Todd Solondz over their film Palindromes.
  • 22nd June, 2005
    22nd June, 2005
    Episode 20
    Tonight there are only three movies reviewed; My Summer Of Love and A Good Woman by Margaret Pomeranz, and Herbie: Fully Loaded by David Stratton. Margaret also conducts an interview with Hong Kong movie director Wong Kar Wai, discussing his life as a filmmaker and what inspires him in film, as well as an insight into a number of his films.moreless
  • 29th June, 2005
    29th June, 2005
    Episode 21
    Margaret Pomerance reviews the Steven Spielberg blockbuster War Of The Worlds, and The Widower, while David Stratton reviews Oyster Farmer and The Beat My Heart Skipped. David also conducts interviews with director Jacques Audiard and actor Romain Duris (The Beat My Heart Skipped) and writer and director Anna Reeves (Oyster Farmer).moreless
  • 6th July, 2005
    6th July, 2005
    Episode 22
    David Stratton reviews the blockbuster Fantastic Four, The Yes Men and Moolaade, while Margaret Pomeranz takes a look at the modern TV transformation of Bewitched and the documentary Rock School.
  • 13th July, 2005
    13th July, 2005
    Episode 23
    Margaret Pomeranz reviews the graphic novel blockbuster transformation Sin City and Because Of Winn Dixie, while David Stratton analyses the horror flick House Of Wax and Tarnation.

    A series of interviews is then conducted with the directors and cast members of Sin City. David interviews the directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, as well as cast members Jessica Alba, Clive Owen, Brittany Murphy and Benicio Del Toro, while Margaret interviews cast member Mickey Rourke.moreless
  • 20th July, 2005
    20th July, 2005
    Episode 24
    Margaret Pomeranz takes a look at the sci-fi thriller The Island and the romantic comedy Monster-In-Law, while David Stratton analyses Flight Of The Phoenix and Pandaemonium. Margaret Pomeranz conducts a career interview with director Michael Winterbottom, as they discuss his many films and what he uses as inspiration.
  • 27th July, 2005
    27th July, 2005
    Episode 25
    This week Margaret Pomeranz reviews Layer Cake and Land Of The Dead, while David Stratton analyses Me And My Sister and The Miracle Of Bern. Margaret Pomeranz interviews director George A Romero and stars Asia Argento, Simon Baker and Dennis Hopper, over their new film Land Of The Dead.
  • 3rd August, 2005
    3rd August, 2005
    Episode 26
    Margaret Pomeranz takes a look at Kung Fu Hustle, Saving Face and Mean Creek, while David Stratton reviews Code 46 and The Jacket.
  • 10th August, 2005
    10th August, 2005
    Episode 27
    Margaret Pomeranz reviews the comedy Wedding Crashers and Tell Them Who You Are, while David Stratton takes a look at Look Both Ways and Millions. Margaret Pomeranz interviews actors Owen Wilson and Isla Fisher (Wedding Crashers), actor William McInnes and writer/director Sarah Watt (Look Both Ways) and director Mark S. Wexler (Tell Them Who You Are).moreless
  • 17th August, 2005
    17th August, 2005
    Episode 28
    In their fiftieth episode since moving to the ABC, David Stratton reviews The Skeleton Key and Tutles Can Fly, while Margaret Pomeranz analyses Mysterious Skin and The Take. David interviews directors Bahman Ghobadi (Turtles Can Fly) and Avi Lewis (The Take), while Margaret interviews director Gregg Araki over his controversial film Mysterious Skin.moreless
  • 2nd November, 2005
    2nd November, 2005
    Episode 38
    This week Margaret Pomeranz reviews the Australian thriller Wolf Creek and Inside Deep Throat, while David Stratton analyses Gallipoli and Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing & Charm School. David interviews writer, director and producer Tolga Ornek (Gallipoli), while Margaret talks with director Fenton Bailey (Inside Deep Throat).
  • 9th November, 2005
    9th November, 2005
    Episode 39
    David Stratton takes a look at Flightplan and Four Brothers, while Margaret Pomeranz reviews Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. David also provides a solo review of 36 Quai des Orfevres and Margaret does the same for Rize. Margaret interviews director Shane Black and actors Robert Downey Jr and Val Kilmer from Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and David interviews director John Singleton and actor Andre Benjamin from Four Brothers.moreless
  • 16th November, 2005
    16th November, 2005
    Episode 40
    This week David Stratton reviews The Constant Gardener, Red Dust and Prime, while Margaret Pomeranz analyses Tim Burton's Corpse Bride and Bee Season. David interviews director Tim Burton and stars Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter over Tim Burton's Corpse Bride and Margaret interviews director Fernando Meirelles and actors Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz over The Constant Gardener.moreless
  • 23rd November, 2005
    23rd November, 2005
    Episode 41
    In the final episode of the normal weekly run for the year, Margaret and David toast the award winning films of the year and list their favourites from 2005. David then reviews The Brothers Grimm and Everything Is Illuminated, while Margaret analyses Thumbsucker and Shopgirl. David then interviews director Terry Gilliam, and actors Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci and Matt Damon (The Brothers Grimm), while Margaret interviews director Liev Schreiber, and actors Elijah Wood, Eugene Hutz (Everything Is Illuminated) and Jason Schwartzman (Shopgirl).moreless
  • 13th December, 2005 - King Kong And Peter Jackson Special
    In this special episode, Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton discuss the many remakes of the King Kong movies, before Margaret provides her review of the upcoming Peter Jackson remake, King Kong. David then conducts an interview with New Zealand director Peter Jackson over his extensive career, from his early beginnings to The Lord Of The Rings trilogy to now.moreless
  • 18th December, 2005
    18th December, 2005
    Episode 43
    In the final episode for the year, Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton review all the major film releases from the last few weeks and the next few weeks.

    Margaret analyses Just Like Heaven, Walk The Line, Joyeux Noel, Rumour Has It and The Chroncles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, while David provides his opinions on Brokeback Mountain, The Aristocrats, Good Night, And Good Luck, Mrs. Henderson Presents, Russian Dolls and Broken Flowers.

    David also gives a solo review of The Producers, while Margaret does the same with The Family Stone. Interviews are then conducted with director George Clooney, actors Patricia Clarkson and David Strathairn and co-writer Grant Henslov from Good Night, And Good Luck, director Ang Lee, and actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger from Brokeback Mountain, all conducted by Margaret, while David interviews director Jim Jarmusch and actor Bill Murray from Broken Flowers.moreless
  • 15th June, 2005
    15th June, 2005
    Episode 19
    Margaret Pomeranz reviews the massive blockbuster release Batman Begins, as well as Head In The Clouds and Chokher Bali: A Passion Play, while David Stratton takes a look at the animated blockbuster Madagascar and Bukowski: Born Into This.
  • 8th June, 2005
    8th June, 2005
    Episode 18
    David Stratton reviews The Longest Yard, Cursed and Peaches, while Margaret Pomeranz reviews Mr. And Mrs. Smith and Nobody Knows. David Stratton interviews Australian director Craig Monahan over his film Peaches.
  • 20th April, 2005
    20th April, 2005
    Episode 11
    David Stratton reviews In Good Company, White Noise and Three Dollars, while Margaret takes a look at The Extra and Birth. Margaret also provides a solo review of Dreams For Life. Margaret interviews the actors Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall and Danny Huston, as well as director Jonathan Glazer over their controversial film Birth, while David interviews actor David Wenham, director Robert Connolly, and script-writer Elliot Perlman over their film Three Dollars.moreless
  • 27th April, 2005
    27th April, 2005
    Episode 12
    Margaret Pomeranz reviews the Best Picture winner Crash, the action flick xXx2: The Next Level and Travellers And Magicians, while David Stratton analyses the space comedy The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy and Orange Love Story. Margaret interviews the writer and director of Travellers And Magicians Khyentse Norbu.
  • 4th May, 2005
    4th May, 2005
    Episode 13
    Margaret Pomeranz analyses the highly controversial 9 Songs, as well as Landmines: A Love Story and Walk On Water, while David takes a look at The Woodsman. David also gives a solo opinion on Criminal, while Margaret interviews 9 Songs director Michael Winterbottom.
  • 11th May, 2005
    11th May, 2005
    Episode 14
    David Stratton takes a look at The Edukators, You And Your Stupid Mate and Ae Fond Kiss, while Margaret Pomeranz reviews The Upside Of Anger and We Don't Live Here Anymore. Margaret interviews Mike Binder, actor, director and writer of The Upside Of Anger.
  • 18th May, 2005
    18th May, 2005
    Episode 15
    David reviews 2046 and A Common Thread, while Margaret reviews A Home At The End Of The World. Margaret also gives a solo opinion for Hell On Wheels. Margaret interviews Michael Mayer, the director of A Home At The End Of The World, and Wong Kar Wai, writer and director of 2046.moreless
  • 25th May, 2005 - Star Wars And The Cannes Film Festival
    In a very different episode tonight, only one film is reviewed, the blockbuster, extravaganza, saga ending Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith.

    The rest of the episode takes place at the Cannes Film Festival, where Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton interview some of the actors and directors from the films on display at the festival. Interviews are with actors Colin Firth and Kevin Bacon, director Atom Egoyan (Where The Truth Lies), actress Charlotte Rampling and director Dominik Moll (Lemming), actor Willem Dafoe, director Lars von Trier (Manderlay), actress and director Miranda July (Me And You And Everyone We Know), director Adam Curtis (The Power Of Nightmares) and director Carlos Reygadas (Battle In Heaven).moreless
  • 1st June, 2005
    1st June, 2005
    Episode 17
    Margaret Pomeranz reviews A Lot Like Love, Rosenstrasse and The Machinist, while David Stratton takes a look at The Assassination Of Richard Nixon and Melinda And Melinda. Margaret interviews actor Jack Thompson and director Nils Mueller over their film The Assassination Of Richard Nixon.
  • 13th April, 2005
    13th April, 2005
    Episode 10
    David Stratton analyses Hostage, Dear Frankie and Human Touch, while Margaret Pomeranz reviews Downfall and The Sea Inside. Margaret interviews director Alejandro Amenabar and actor Javier Bardem over their film The Sea Inside. David discusses Human Touch with Australian director Paul Cox.
  • 6th April, 2005
    6th April, 2005
    Episode 9
    David Stratton reviews the action/adventure Sahara, as well as Young Adam and Broadway: The Golden Age, while Margaret Pomeranz reviews The Interpreter and DiG. Margaret interviews actress Nicole Kidman (The Interpreter) and musicians Brent DeBoer and Matt Hollywood (DiG).
  • 30th March, 2005
    30th March, 2005
    Episode 8
    David Stratton takes a look at The Ring 2, Assault On Precinct 13 and Five Children And It, while Margaret Pomeranz analyses Miss. Congeniality 2: Armed And Fabulous and The Hunting Of The President. Margaret also gives a solo review to the family comedy The Pacifier.
  • 9th February, 2005
    9th February, 2005
    Episode 1
    For the first episode of the second season, the show was moved to Wednesday nights, allowing Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton to provide their reviews the night before the films opened in cinemas.

    In this first episode, David Stratton reviews Million Dollar Baby, Vera Drake and Cellular, while Margaret Pomeranz reviews The Aviator, Closer and Head On. David Stratton interviews director Mike Leigh, and stars Imelda Staunton and Phil Davis, over their film Vera Drake.moreless
  • 16th February, 2005
    This week David Stratton reviews House Of Flying Daggers, Spanglish and Feux Rouges (Red Lights), while Margaret Pomeranz takes a look at the thriller Hide And Seek and Bride And Prejudice. David Stratton interviews Paz Vega over her starring role in Spanglish.
  • 2nd March, 2005
    2nd March, 2005
    Episode 4
    This week Margaret Pomeranz reviews Hitch, Constantine and Luther, as David Stratton tackles Old Boy and The Illustrated Family Doctor. David Stratton also interviews the directors Kriv Stenders (The Illustrated Family Doctor) and Park Chan-Wook (Old Boy).
  • 23rd February, 2005
    This week David Stratton goes on the back-foot, reviewing just the one film, My House In Umbria, while Margaret Pomeranz tackles four films; Hotel Rwanda, Bubba Ho-Tep, The Door In The Floor and The Lawless Heart.
  • 9th March, 2005
    9th March, 2005
    Episode 5
    Margaret Pomeranz takes a look at Being Julia and Friday Night Lights, while David Stratton reviews Ong Bak and Be Cool. Margaret Pomeranz interviews director Peter Berg and actor Derek Luke over their film Friday Night Lights.
  • 16th March, 2005
    16th March, 2005
    Episode 6
    David Stratton reviews Baadasssss and The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, while Margaret analyses Hating Alison Ashley and Bad Education. Margaret also provides a solo review for Are We There Yet?, as David had no desire in seeing it, while David gives a solo review for Lightning In A Bottle, while Margaret would have preferred to see over Are We There Yet?. Margaret interviews Mario Van Pebbles, the director of Baadasssss.moreless
  • 23rd March, 2005
    23rd March, 2005
    Episode 7
    David Stratton reviews Robots, Enduring Love and Comme Une Image (Look At Me), while Margaret Pomeranz reviews Ladies In Lavender, Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst and Maria Full Of Grace.