REVIEW: He Dreams of Giants

Writing about He Dreams of Giants feels a bit like Kirk Lazarus talking about his acting process.

2002’s Lost in La Mancha was a making-of in search of a finished product. Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, whose troubled production it documents, was one of the great unfinished movies – until it wasn’t.…

PODCAST: Zack Snyder’s Justice League (AKA The Snyder Cut) [Movie RobCast]

In episode 112, Robs Daniel & Wallis are joined by frequent Robcast contributor Ian Bird to talk all things Zack Snyder’s Justice League AKA The Snyder Cut.

Mr. Bird is rather positive of this 4-hour version of the little-loved 2017 film, Rob D was not a fan, and Rob W is somewhere in the middle, looking for unity.…

PODCAST: Coming 2 America & Raya and the Last Dragon [The Movie RobCast]

In episode 111, the Robs look at two films originally intended for cinema, Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America and Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon

Elsewhere, they discuss the finer points of IMDb plot synopses, Rob D talks about his COVID vaccination, and they brace themselves for what they’ll be talking about in episode 112…

If you like what you hear or have any feedback, why not rate and review us wherever you listen to your podcasts?…

REVIEW: The Father

The Father is an immaculate depiction of a man’s descent into dementia that is all the more harrowing for its formality.

Eighty-year-old Anthony (Anthony Hopkins) owns a stately flat in Maida Vale where has lived for many years. He’s charming but irascible, increasingly prone to outbursts of vitriol; like the one that has driven his latest carer to quit.…

PODCAST: Greenland & News of the World [Movie RobCast]

It’s been a minute since our last episode so #110 is a bumper wrap-up of what the Robs have been watching.

First, the shocking revelation that Gerard Butler has made a good movie with end-of-days disaster movie Greenland, currently available on Amazon Prime.…

REVIEW: Willy’s Wonderland

For most actors, the switch to straight-to-VOD still feels like a step down. Even now, there’s something about the big screen that seems to promise a sort of immortality not guaranteed by the vagaries of streaming service algorithms.

Not so with Nicolas Cage, for whom acting seems to be an endearing mix of day-job professionalism and performative insanity.…

RETROSPECTIVE: Link

Did you ever watch that episode of Malcolm in the Middle with the monkey butler and think, “This, but a feature version with General Zod as an anthropology professor and a young Elisabeth Shue”?

If so, I firstly applaud the specificity of your tastes and, secondly, boy, have I got some news for you.…

PODCAST: WandaVision & Stardust [Movie RobCast]

In episode 109, Robs Daniel & Wallis review the opening two instalments of WandaVision, the first Marvel series to hit Disney+.

Happily, they find plenty to talk about. Not that our intrepid casters in pod are ever stuck for words.…