About This Show
A podcast for cinephiles of all stripes. Join Rob & Sam, two life-long friends, one a veteran of the film industry, the other a Cambridge-educated writer on books, movies and graphic novels. Each week they talk about a film and some of the ideas it throws up.
Most Recent Episode
3.26 - DRIVE and Tension
4 days ago
The next in our NWR mini-season is his 2011 film DRIVE. One of us has radically changed his stance on the film (spoiler alert: Rob won’t be tearing down his poster)—after a few minutes of reviews, we get stuck into psychopathy on screen, subverting type, and just why this film is s tense. Next Week Our NWR mini-season concludes with his most recent feature, 2016’s THE NEON DEMON (available here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Neon-Demon-Elle-Fanning/dp/B01MAV25IZ). This Week’s Media LADY BIRD (2018): Greta Gerwig, Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf ANNIHILATION (2018): Alex Garland, Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh Recommendations RONIN (1998): John Frankenheimer, Robert De Niro, Jean Reno CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE. (2011): Glenn Ficarra, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling AN EDUCATION (2009): Lone Scherfig, Lynn Barber, Carey Mulligan INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS (2013): Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Oscar Isaacs Footnotes (Almost 50% female representation in our ‘This Week’ and ‘Recommendation’ sections, this time. Shortly after International Women’s Day, and we’re getting there…) Firstly, here are the IMDB pages for some of the playing-against-type actors that we mentioned this week: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0331516 (Ryan Gosling), http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0186505 (Bryan Cranston),