PODCAST: Romero’s Second Zombie Trilogy & The Zomplosion [Electric Shadows]

In episode 62 of The Electric Shadows Podcast we reach the final part of our Night of the Living Dead trilogy.

Recorded six hours into an eight hour podcasting marathon, this episode sees our intrepid casters in pod Rob Daniel, Rob Wallis and Ian Bird ever-so slightly punchy. …

PODCAST: Justice League [Electric Shadows]

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.…

Batman V Superman is a flaming bag of shit left on the doorstep of cinema

SPOILERS!

Say what you want about Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justiceand I have — it’s a film that demands critical analysis.1

A reported passion project of so-called visionary director Zack Snyder,2 the film he helped birth from development hell is in dire need of an exorcism.…

Though it flirts with darkness, Man of Steel walks in the sun

 

It’s safe to say we live in a Golden Age of superhero films, and, as with all renaissances, there comes with this a certain pressure, a certain set of standards.

Nowadays a superhero film has to be about more than simply believing a man can fly: we need to believe in them as human beings.…