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Graduate of Royal Holloway and the London Film School. Founder of Of All The Film Sites; formerly Of All The Film Blogs. Formerly Film & TV Editor of The Metropolist and Official Sidekick at A Place to Hang Your Cape. Co-host of The Movie RobCast podcast (formerly Electric Shadows) and member of the Online Film Critics Society.
It now may be 2022, but we’re starting the year looking back at 2021.
While perhaps not a banner year in general, 2022 was a fine year for cinema. Bond returned in triumph, Spider-Man topped off the year with box office glory, Cruellaproved Disney could turn a classic cartoon character into a live-action triumph, Dune turned out to be filmable, and West Side Story was the remake we didn’t know we needed.…
Episode 135 of The Movie Robcast is a deep dive into Frank Capra’s classic 1946 Christmas favourite, It’s a Wonderful Life, featuring a gallery of lovely guests!
01.28 – Introduction to It’s a Wonderful Life from Robs Daniel and Wallis
17.52 –Sarah Johnson describes why she loves the film, and discusses the film being investigated by the FBI, its time spent in the public domain, and what happened to it during the years of Trump’s presidency
26.58 –Adrian Zak talks about why he thinks It’s a Wonderful Life is the greatest Christmas film of all time, it’s emergence in the UK in the early 1990s as a Christmas favourite, plus, the unfortunate politics of James Stewart
34.49 – Lucy Buglass discusses her love for the film, how it still resonates to this day, and how progressive it was for the time in dealing with mental health issues and the loneliness of Christmas time
46.09 – Next we have Mark and Elaine Gregersen from The Honeymoon Period.…
Welcome to ep 134 of The Movie Robcast! In an episode gleaming with festive cheer Robs Daniel and Wallis are joined by a host of special guests.
It’s a big old ep, but flows like a perfectly prepared Christmas dinner. But, if you’re more into buffet snacking, take a look below to see what scrumptious delights are on offer, complete with handy time codes.…
Between House of Gucci and Christopher Pratt’s casting as Mario, it’s been a difficult time for Italians in cinema.
Ridley Scott’s second film this year after historical epic The Last Duel, House of Gucci is more in the vein of his 2017 effort All the Money in the World – a stylish crime drama based on a real-life event, though trading that film’s shadowy restraint for a smorgasbord of scenery chewing character work.…
Bromancing the Rock. Jungle Snooze. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Dull.
Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot. Should be a winning combination, but Netflix’s latest somehow manages to make the trio unfunny, uncharming, and even a bit dull.
The streaming service’s second heist-based blockbuster in recent weeks, Red Notice is written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, who previously worked with the actor formerly known as The Rock on both buddy comedy Central Intelligence and actioner Skyscraper.…