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.
Happy Holidays and Joyous New Year!
02.02 – Robs Daniel and Wallis on what makes a great Christmas movie
04.17 – Jasen Govinden on National Lampoon’s Vacation, Elf, and The Muppet’s Christmas Carol
14.36 – Robs Daniel and Wallis on why Christmas movies don’t have to be great movies. Rob Wallis describes his idyllic, stress-free family Christmases
17.11 – Chris Carr reveals why Die Hard and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service are his go-to Christmas movies
26.53 – The Robs look at films set at Christmas that aren’t Christmas films
30.30 – Chris Cooling discusses the dark Christmas delights of the 1978 thriller, The Silent Partner
46.28 – The Robs look at of examples of bad Christmas movie, including The Holiday and Love, Actually
50.32 – Lucy Buglass steps up to defend Love, Actually, and discusses her love for Die Hard and The Muppets Christmas Carol
01.04.07 – Rob Wallis looks at A Christmas Carol’s many movie adaptations
01.21.23 – Sarah Johnson goes Christmas Gothic with Batman Returns and Christmas crackers for The Long Kiss Goodnight
01.38.05 – Rob Daniel looks at Christmas horror and the different versions of Black Christmas
01.46.03 – Adrian Zak does some Elf-analysis and reveals the festive frights to be found in Krampus
01.59.07 – The Robs discuss their mutual love for the wonders of The Snowman
02.03.20 – Mark and Elaine Gregersen from The Honeymoon Period discuss their love for Klaus and Santa Claus – The Movie, while Mark also describes Hulk Hogan’s ill-advised foray into Christmas movies, Santa with Muscles
02.21.57 – The Robs settle the question once and for all: is Die Hard is a Christmas movie?
02.27.58 – Father and son team Ian and Ronan Bird compare and contrast the wonders and shivers of Gremlins and It’s a Wonderful Life. Ronan also describes how he got Gremlins star Zach Galligan out of a spot of bother at a sci-fi convention
02.40.57 – A brief diversion from the Robs into Blackadder’s Christmas Carol
02.41.55 – Sarah Buddery and MJ Smith on The Nightmare Before Christmas, the Christmas movies of Shane Black, the wonder of The Muppets Christmas Carol and the chilly delights of Better Watch Out
03.05.40 – The Robs reveal their top 3 Christmas movies
03.14.39 – Thank yous and a musical outro
Guest social media details:
Ian Bird – twitter.com/MrCarapace
Sarah Buddery – twitter.com/sarahbuddery
Lucy Buglass: twitter.com/lucyjadebuglass
Chris Carr – twitter.com/ChrisCarrFilm
Chris Cooling – twitter.com/ChrisCooling7
Elaine Gregersen – twitter.com/alawuntoherself
Mark Gregersen – https://twitter.com/mark_greg
Sarah Johnson – https://twitter.com/StrappingLass
MJ Smith – https://twitter.com/MJSmith891
Any guest not listed has shunned that media we call social.
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