PODCAST: Scream (2022) [Movie Robcast]

Time for another episode of meta-movie, and in episode 138 after all these years we go back to where it all started, back to Woodsboro.

Yep, the latest instalment of Scream leans into Hollywood’s current passion for self-reflexive “requels.”

Which is fitting for a movie that made meta mainstream back in 1996.…

PODCAST: 2021 Roundup – Films of the Year [Movie Robcast]

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, Cruella proved 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.…

PODCAST: The Matrix: Resurrections [Movie RobCast]

We see just how deep the rabbit hole goes in our latest episode, as we return to the Matrix.

Does director and co-writer Lana Wachowski’s return to the franchise that revolutionised sci-fi action cinema pay off, or is it a case for deja vu all over again?…

PODCAST: It’s a Wonderful Life [Movie Robcast]

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.…

PODCAST: It’s the Supersized, Bumper Movie Robcast Christmas Spectacular!

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.…

PODCAST: Ghostbusters: Afterlife [Movie Robcast]

In ep 133 of The Movie Robcast, Robs Daniel & Wallis suit up, fire up their proton packs and try not to cross the streams as they deliver their verdict on Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

Will it please audiences more than the little-loved 2016 reboot, or is this just another case of 80s nostalgia swallowing its own tail?…

PODCAST: LFF 2021 – The Power of the Dog, Nitram, The Lost Daughter, Dashcam, Benediction, Petite Maman, Benedetta, & King Richard [Movie Robcast]

Episode 131 is our penultimate London Film Festival wrap-up episode, and it’s a bumper one.

At 2:55 we review the new Benedict Cumberbatch film The Power of the Dog.

At 11.20 we give our thoughts on the Cannes award-winning and hard-hitting drama Nitram.…

PODCAST: LFF 2021 – Last Night in Soho & Titane [Movie Robcast]

Episode 130 of The Movie Robcast continues our coverage from The London Film Festival.

We go to the darker side of the capital with Last Night in Soho, starring Thomasin Mckenzie, Anya-Taylor Joy, and Matt Smith.

What do we think of Edgar Wright’s latest movie?…

PODCAST: LFF 2021 – The Harder They Fall & Spencer [Movie Robcast]

Episode 129 of The Movie Robcast is the first instalment of our London Film Festival review.

To keep it to a manageable length we’ve decided to break it down into multiple episodes this year.

Kicking off proceedings is Jeymes Samuel’s lively Western, The Harder They Fall, starring Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Regina King, Lakeith Stanfield, Zazie Beetz, and Delroy Lindo.…

PODCAST: Dune [Movie Robcast]

Episode 128 of The Movie Robcast whisks you away to the faraway world of Arrakis for our review of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune.

Can Villeneuve succeed where David Lynch failed back in 1984, and land Frank Herbert’s epic novel, the Great White Whale of sci-fi literature?…