PODCAST: Spider-Man: Homecoming [Electric Shadows]

Episode 26 of The Electric Shadows Podcast is a chat of two halves.

First up, Rob Daniel & myself discuss Spider-Man: Homecoming, everyone’s favourite webslinger’s first full feature in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Overall, we’re impressed, though there are a couple of sticky moments with the film, and we’re not just talking about Spidey’s web…

Next up, our intrepid ramblers in movies discuss the best films of 2017… so far.…

PODCAST: Oliver Stone’s JFK – 25th Anniversary [Electric Shadows]

Six months in the making, Episode 25 of The Electric Shadows Podcast is a special looking at Oliver Stone’s 1991 classic, JFK.

Over an epic running time almost matching the duration of the film itself, myself, Rob Daniel, and special guest Ian Bird dissect the merits and legacy of Stone’s controversial movie.…

PODCAST: POTC 5 Vs. The Mummy Vs. Wonder Woman Vs. Transformers 5 [Electric Shadows]

A cinematic showdown for the ages – or at least until the next batch of blockbusters arrives in cinemas.

In Ep 24, Rob Daniel & myself take a flying visit to the Caribbean for brief opinions on Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (or Dead Men Tell No Tales dependent on which part of the world you’re being forced to watch the film).…

Alien: Covenant & Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 2 (Electric Shadows podcast)

In Episode 23 of The Electric Shadows Podcast, the generation gap rears its head.

Rob Wallis quite likes Alien: Covenant and Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol.2. Rob Daniel pines for the good old days of Alien movies and reveals he spent most of Guardians playing Shag, Marry, Kill with the movie’s characters.…

Fast 8, Rules Don’t Apply, & Last Jedi teaser (Electric Shadows podcast)

Episode 22 of the Electric Shadows Podcast sees Rob Daniel & myself revving their engines as they ironically mosey through a discussion of Fast & Furious 8, and the surprisingly robust franchise as a whole.

We also dive into the insane world of Howard Hughes in Warren Beatty’s Rules Don’t Apply, and get ambivalent about the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer.…

Kong: Skull Island (Electric Shadows podcast)

The Electric Shadows Podcast reaches Episode 20!

In this landmark episode, myself & Rob Daniel talk Kong: Skull Island – but did we go ape for it?
We also go off track into some trademark tangent undergrowth, and find time to tackle Paul Verhoeven’s controversial Elle, Anna Biller’s deeply feminist melodrama The Love Witch, plus Fassbender-Gleeson Traveler drama Trespass Against Us.

Logan (Electric Shadows podcast)

In Episode 19 of The Electric Shadows Podcast, Rob Daniel & myself get all X-cited about Logan, Hugh Jackman’s swansong to the X-Men franchise. And – spoiler alert – this Wolverine can really cut it in a film that boasts amazing action, genuine emotion, and a chilling vision of where Donald Trump’s America is heading.…

Wellness, Wick, & The Founder (Electric Shadows podcast)

In Episode 18 of The Electric Shadows Podcast, Rob Daniel & myself pay tribute to the Hollywood legend, the sorely missed Bill Paxton.

We also turn a critical eye toward Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness, lock n’ load with John Wick: Chapter 2 and get stuck into tasty McDonald’s biopic The Founder; boasting a fantastic lead performance from Michael Keaton.…

2017 Movie Kickstart (Electric Shadows podcast)

Mr. Rob Daniel & myself look through films that have kicked off 2017: T2: Trainspotting, Assassin’s Creed, Jackie, Moonlight, Hacksaw Ridge, and Silence. And Rogue One (review pending)! And there’s some La La Land talk.