A unique and funny podcast on all kinds of cinema, cult, classic, modern and just plain strange, brought to you by the minds behind the popular blog Shadowplay (dcairns.wordpress.com)
info_outline The Shadowcast #12 A Ghost Story for Christmas 12/26/2019
The Shadowcast #12 A Ghost Story for Christmas David and Fiona watch and provide a commentary track to Richard Williams' sublime 1971 animated version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. You can watch along on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTzyC9CZuOA
info_outline The Shadowcast #7: Scarfaces 02/13/2019
The Shadowcast #7: Scarfaces Fiona and David look at cinematic manifestations of Al Capone, from Howard Hawks' Scarface, through Roger Corman's The St Valentine's Day Massacre, to Brian DePalma's The Untouchables, taking in Rod Steiger, Ben Gazzara, Boardwalk Empire and others, including outlier Tony Montana, and his Bollywood remake.
info_outline Episode Six: Let's Get Small 01/28/2019
Episode Six: Let's Get Small We look at the TIMELY and IMPORTANT subject of HUMAN MINIATURISATION in the movies, with special emphasis on THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN, FANTASTIC VOYAGE and INNERSPACE, but touching lightly on DOWNSIZING, THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WOMAN, BODY TROOPERS and FIRST PAVILION and with audio references to DOCTOR CYCLOPS, ATTACK OF THE PUPPET PEOPLE, ANTMAN, etc...
info_outline Space Madness 01/01/2019
Space Madness David, Fiona and Momo the spacecat watch sophisticated Czech space epic Ikarie XB-1, no-budget British space/soap opera Spaceflight IC-1, and Dark Star, John Carpenter & Dan O'Bannon's expanded student film. What we learn: interplanetary travel will MAKE YOU CRAZY.
info_outline The Shadowcast #2 11/05/2018
The Shadowcast #2 Movie-lovers David Cairns and Fiona Watson examine political satires from the late nineties: Costa-Gavras' MAD CITY, Barry Levinson's WAG THE DOG, Mike Nichols' PRIMARY COLORS and, best of all, Warren Beatty's audacious and unique BULWORTH.