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Alex and Jordan present 'The Podfather', an exploration into the vast world of crime films.

Dec 23, 2019

In a very special Christmas episode, we discuss everybody’s favourite Christmastime crime film, “Die Hard”. We look at why the Bruce Willis classic has stood the test of time, Alan Rickman’s cinematic debut, plus we talk to Jonathan Foster from the Prince Charles Cinema about the enduring appeal of the film at...


Dec 8, 2019

This is the one we’ve been waiting for! Joined once again by the wonderful Daniel Lammin, in today’s episode we dissect Martin Scorsese’s new gangster opus, “The Irishman”. We look at the much discussed running time and de-aging process, the masterclass performances from all, and the mature, nuanced...


Nov 24, 2019

Joined by Lani Le Fleur and Bud Wilkins from Melbourne-based funk band Le Fleur, today we delve into the world of disco and angel dust in "Disco Godfather" (1979). The four of us discuss the filmic landscape it stemmed from, the impressive musicians who feature on the soundtrack, and the entrancing lead performance...


Nov 10, 2019

Today we head back to our Bible, “101 Gangster Movies”, and dissect John Huston’s 1948 Post-WW2 gangster film “Key Largo”. We look at the performances of leading man Humphrey Bogart and the excellent supporting cast, and discuss the joys and difficulties with watching movies made 70 years ago.
We also meet,...


Oct 27, 2019

Does Todd Phillips’ highly anticipated Joker film meet expectations? Find out on today’s episode of The Podfather! Alex and Jordan head back to Gotham City to discuss whether “Joker” lives up to the Scorsese films it aspires to be, whether Joaquin Phoenix’s titular performance matches his own past greatness...