PODCAST: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings [Movie RobCast]

Episode 125 of The Movie Robcast takes a one-inch punch at Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings.

How does Marvel’s first Asian focussed feature hold up? How does this twenty-fifth film in the MCU pave the way for what comes next?…

REVIEW: Gunpowder Milkshake [Sky Cinema]

Gunpowder Milkshake is the latest in a line of hyper-stylised, neo-noir action-thrillers going back to John Wick.

At the time it was a welcome change of pace from the no-frills, Liam-Neeson-on-an-x that was dominating the genre. Seven years, though, all that neon is beginning to pall.…

Morgan is a generic sci-fi thriller straight off the assembly line

A man stands in front of a glass cell, ready to question its occupant; a woman who is not truly a woman. If she fails the test, she will likely be terminated.

Where that scenario provided the focal point of last year’s Ex Machina – a restrained study of trans-humanism and toxic masculinity – in Morgan it is part of a much more generic effort.…