PODCAST: Black Widow & Loki [Movie RobCast]

Episode 120 of The Movie Robcast sees Marvel returning to the big screen with Black Widow.

Will Scarlett Johansson’s COVID-delayed swansong in her megastar making role be worth the wait? Or is this Tenet all over again?

The Robs also make room for Loki chat, and Rob Wallis looks ahead to all the Marvel arriving on the big screen and small over the next year.…

REVIEW: Black Widow [Disney+]

For a while, it seemed like the Marvel Cinematic Universe was one of the great constants, alongside death and taxes. Then Covid hit and even Disney had to duck for cover.

Now, more than two years after Spider-Man: Far From Home, the MCU makes its return to the big screen – as well as home entertainment, after a slight delay – but has the magic returned with it?…

PODCAST: Avengers: Infinity War [Electric Shadows]

Episode 43 of The Electric Shadows Podcast sees Robs Daniel & Wallis enlisting in the Infinity War.

But, they wonder, after a decade of Marvel’s movies to get us to this point – eighteen to date- is it worth all the effort or is it all just a bit, well, beige.…

Under The Skin gets to the heart of what it means to be human

 

For a film that features Scarlett Johansson as a skin-stealing alien seductress, there’s nothing remotely titillating about Under the Skin.

Based on a book by Scottish immigrant Michel Faber, it’s Jonathan Glazer’s first film since Birth back in 2004.…