“The Way of the Samurai is found in death.”
Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai, it seems like Jim Jamursch set out to make the coolest movie ever.
An RZA-soundtracked crime-drama in which a cornrow-wearing Samurai-hitman played by Forest Whitaker must take on the Italian Mafia?…
In this episode, Sarah and MJ are joined by Rob Wallis to talk about Spielberg’s major studio debut,
The Sugarland Express.
They discuss its similarities and differences with
Duel, the “aw, shucks” style performances, how the film was received by critics such as Ebert, Siskel, and Pauline Kael, and how the film was influenced by Westerns, Italian Neorealism, and the French New Wave.…
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AKA Highlander Scene by Scene
A podcast dedicated to breaking down the 1986 cult classic
Highlander scene by scene.
AKA “Ooh, You Can See the Wire on Him” AKA Brenda Wyatt and the Quest for Dialogue
In episode 56 of ANOTHER TIME, MACLEOD!,…
Or how the West was sold.
CONTAINS SPOILERS, INCLUDING THE ENDING OF THE FILM
Robert Altman’s 1971 “anti-Western” is a gently ironic paean to the gentle charms of the more civilised frontier and a salutary lesson about the dangers of unchecked capitalism.…
SPOILER WARNING: This episode contains spoilers for Hannibal (2001), Red Dragon (2002), Hannibal Rising (2007), and the Hannibal TV series.
the epic dissection of The Silence of the Lambs and Manhunter in our last episode, The Movie Robcast moves onto The Lecter Variations.…
SPOILER WARNING: This episode contains numerous spoilers about The Silence of the Lambs and Manhunter. It also references strong language featured in The Silence of the Lambs’ dialogue.
Episode 115 of The Movie Robcast conducts a full investigation into two classic movies, both of which celebrate anniversaries this year.…
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.…
*SPOILER WARNING* – This episode features
Whiplash spoilers throughout, including discussion of the plot twists and the film’s climax.
Episode 92 of The Movie Robcast sees Robs Daniel & Wallis looking back at Damien Chazelle’s blistering, Oscar-winning 2014 debut,
; a strong contender for Rob W.’s… Whiplash
RETROSPECTIVE: Nightmares & empathy in The Elephant Man
When you think of David Lynch, you think America, or at least a surreal vision of it: a severed ear in a vacant lot, a suited man with a shock of hair, an old man riding his tractor along a lonely highway; cherry pie and damn fine coffee.…