[podcast]http://media.crikey.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/The-Parallax-Podcast-22-28-12-12.mp3[/podcast] It's time for a stuffed socking full of treats for cinephiles and film appreciators: The Parallax Podcast's super-duper festive season special! What's in the stocking? Good question. Thank you for asking. Hosts Luke Buckmaster and Rich Haridy open the show with a discussion of two of the biggest festive season releases: Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Ang Lee's visually sumptuous adaptation of the best-selling novel Life of Pi. Then, Buckmaster and Haridy are joined by cult film guru and fellow critic Zak Hepburn for a round table discussion about the best films of 2012. After that, The Parallax Podcast has (very possibly) a world first. Ever wondered what a taxi driver thinks about the cinema? Or whether they would consider starring in their own movie? Or whether a federal minister has ever... The Parallax boys present an answer, from the back seat of a cab, straight from the horse's mouth. If you don't believe them, listen to the first couple of minutes of the show for a teaser. To listen, use the player above or subscribe to The Parallax Podcast iTunes feed or visit the Parallax Podcast archive.