Episode 24: The Terminator (1984)

Introduction by Devlin Appropriately, The Terminator is a film in a hurry.  The titular cyborg has hurtled back in time to murder the one woman who its creators believe threatens their very existence. Soldier Kyle Reese also arrives on the same night, bearing the scars of a life lived on the run from these terrible... Continue Reading →

Episode 23: American Pie (1999)

Introduction by Devlin Like most franchises (at least, pre-Marvel Studios), American Pie wasn’t meant to be a franchise. That’s not to say that Universal didn’t think they might be able to cash in – the speed and ruthless efficiency with which they rushed American Pie 2 to market suggests that they knew their surprise smash... Continue Reading →

Episode 22: Pulse (2001) and the J-Horror movement

Introduction by Devlin 幽霊に会いたいですか. Here at The Rewind Movie Podcast, we started our Pulling Focus series so that our hosts could recommend to each other to films that had so far eluded them – to date, I’ve introduced Gali to the transcendent, meditative Glasgow-set drama Ratcatcher, and in return he suggested Curtis Hanson’s charming literary... Continue Reading →

BLOG: Joker (2019)

By Gali There is plenty to marvel at (excuse the pun) in Joker: the filmmaking on display is impeccable and Joaquin Phoenix’s performance is captivating. However, I can pinpoint the exact moment when I could no longer put on a happy face, as the film remembered that it has to involve the origins of another... Continue Reading →

Episode 20: Ghost World (2001)

You guys up for some reggae tonight? Devlin has delved back in to his angsty late adolescence and picked the 2001 graphic novel adaptation Ghost World for this Throwback episode. Snarky, newly graduated (well, one of them anyway) Enid and Rebecca are finally free from the tyranny of high school, but the question of what... Continue Reading →

BLOG: Godzilla, King Of The Monsters

I can only remember a handful of times where I’ve gone to the cinema to see a film twice. I can remember even fewer occasions where the second viewing didn’t diminish my opinion of the film once I walked out of the theatre, where, stripped of the surprise of seeing the story play out for... Continue Reading →

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