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.

REVIEW: The Emoji Movie – sad face, poop emoji, poop emoji, fuck this shit

Now I usually enjoy giving a terrible film a booting as much as the next reviewer, but there’s something about The Emoji Movie that’s so utterly dispiriting that it even takes the joy out of that.

Rather than simply being utterly misjudged in the way that, say, Batman V Supermanthat redoubtable object of loathing for me, was misjudged – The Emoji Movie gives no impression that anyone ever sincerely expected it to be good.…

The Lady in the Van is a chip (in the sugar) off the old Bennett block


For a man widely regarded as Britain’s best-loved living playwright, Alan Bennett sure does have a fixation with old ladies.

It’s a perception Bennett himself laments in The Lady in the Van. He claims he’d much rather be writing about spies.…