PODCAST: Cats (2019) [Movie RobCast]

Episode 78 of The Movie RobCast is proof that bad publicity can be as effective as positive hype.

Rob Daniel had no intention of seeing Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit stage show. And then the negative reviews arrived.

PODCAST: Top 10 Films of 2010s [Movie RobCast]

We started back in 2016 as The Electric Shadows Podcast. We enter the ’20s as The Movie RobCast, with a gorgeous new image, courtesy of designer Bridge Fazio.

And episode 77 is a biggy, in which Robs Daniel and Wallis run through their respective Top 10s of the 2010s.

PODCAST: Top 10 Films of 2019 [Movie RobCast]

The Electric Shadows Podcast has re-branded! We’re now The Movie RobCast, a more befitting title for a podcast about movies by two guys named Rob.

It took us 76 episodes to reach that realization… thanks for sticking with us.

But, fear not.…

PODCAST: Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker [Electric Shadows]

The Electric Shadows Podcast reaches its three-quarters of a century mark! And in the 75th episode Robs Daniel and Wallis see just how strong The Force is with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

The film has proven as divisive (almost) as The Last Jedi, and our two intrepid casters in pod have opinions on what it does well and where it stumbles.…

PODCAST: Doctor Sleep [Electric Shadows]

Episode 73 journey back to The Overlook Hotel for a discussion of Doctor Sleep, the sequel to both Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.

Robs Daniel and Wallis also take this as an opportunity to review Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror film, discussing why it still has such a hold on the imagination nearly forty years later.…

PODCAST: Top 10 of the 2019 London Film Festival [Electric Shadows]

Episode 71 of The Electric Shadows Podcast is an epic review of our top 10 of the 2019 London Film Festival.

Over the course of two hours, Robs Daniel & Wallis run through their respective Top 10s of the festival. There is some crossover, but some shocks are in store as films make one Rob’s list but not the other.…

PODCAST: Joker [Electric Shadows]

In episode 70 of The Electric Shadows Podcast, Robs Daniel and Wallis set their laughing gear to discussing Todd Phillips’ Joker.

A controversial film being hailed as a masterpiece, the two Robs are baffled as to why.

They both talk about why the film left them unimpressed and non-plussed, from the slavish homage to Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy to Joaquin Phoenix’s mannered performance.…

PODCAST: IT Chapter Two [Electric Shadows]

The Electric Shadows Podcast reaches Bill and Ted’s favourite number. In episode 69 Robs Daniel and Wallis stare into the deadlights of IT Chapter Two, the follow-up to the 2017 smash hit IT.

Rob Daniel is none too impressed at how much has been chopped out of Stephen King’s novel, despite the 171 minutes running time.…

PODCAST: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood [Electric Shadows]

Once upon a time in Middlesex, Robs Daniel and Wallis took a good, long look at Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.

And what better way to tackle an expansive, rambling tapestry of a movie than by having a rambling, discursive chat of their own (written view available here).…

PODCAST: Spider-Man: Far From Home & Midsommar [Electric Shadows]

Episode 66 of The Electric Shadows Podcast tackles two different films indeed.

First up we have Spider-Man: Far From Home. Can the latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe swing as high as Spider-Man: Homecoming or Avengers: Endgame? Or Into the Spider-Verse for that matter?…