Samaritan, a scrappy kid (Javon Walton) discovers that a refuse collector who lives across the street (Sylvester Stallone) may in fact be his idol, long-presumed-dead superhero Samaritan.
As with any popular genre before it, the superhero movie is now starting to reckon with its long-lived popularity.…
It’s weird to call a blockbuster an unexpected hit, but 2018’s
Venom was a rather modest affair for a superhero movie.
Intended to spin-off Sony’s part ownership of Spider-Man into a cinematic universe of their own,
Venom made more than $800 million at the global office; a sum to rival Sony’s Jumanji reboot from the year before.…
In episode 112, Robs Daniel & Wallis are joined by frequent Robcast contributor Ian Bird to talk all things
Zack Snyder’s Justice League AKA The Snyder Cut.
Mr. Bird is rather positive of this 4-hour version of the little-loved 2017 film, Rob D was not a fan, and Rob W is somewhere in the middle, looking for unity.…
Episode 98 of The Movie Robcast is a bumper episode, taking a close look at
Tenet and ending with a review of the long-delayed X-Men movie, The New Mutants.
Excitingly, joining us for this ep is on demand movie manager Jasen Govinden to give his opinions on Christopher Nolan’s time-twisting head scratcher.…
After all that critical adulation, it’s a punchline worthy of the Clown Prince of Crime himself that Joker isn’t very good.
We’re in early ’80s Gotham for DC’s latest movie. Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), battling mental illness, is employable only as a street clown sign-spinner for local recession-hit businesses.…
Episode 66 of The Electric Shadows Podcast tackles two different films indeed.
First up we have
Spider-Man: Far From Home. Can the latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe swing as high as or Spider-Man: Homecoming ? Or Into the Spider-Verse for that matter?… Avengers: Endgame
Episode 58 of The Electric Shadows Podcast sees Robs Daniel & Wallis delivering their verdict on
Is it indeed Marvel-lous? Or does the cookie cutter filmmaking bite deep? We won’t spoil the surprises, but let’s just say Brie Larson delivers one of the liveliest performances in the MCU.…
In episode 33 of The Electric Shadows Podcast, myself and Rob Daniel take a look at Justice League. And, you know what? We find stuff to like in there!
Sure, it’s a mess and clearly the work of two different people.…
It’s hardly the end of the world as we know it.
Let me preface this review by saying, first and foremost, that
Thor: Ragnarok is a lot of fun.
That’s the thing most critics seem to have taken away from this latest instalment in the Marvel canon: that it’s fun, funny, loads of fun; just, like, the funnest.…
Well, that wasn’t so difficult – was it?
After a series of critical misfires, it seems Warner Bros. have finally figured out what was missing from their movie-making formula: fun.
Apart from her brief but winning appearance in
Batman V Superman, this marks the long-overdue cinematic debut of perhaps the most iconic female superhero (who’s not somebody’s cousin that is). …