Rob Watches Movies

Reviews of every film I watch. The Good, The Bad and The Mothman Prophecies.

Book Review: The Lonely Londoners

“This is London, this is life oh lord, to walk like a king with money in your pocket, not a worry in the world…”

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Film Review: Jigsaw – 4/10

“You know what happens if we don’t play by the rules…”

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Podcast of the Week: Welcome to Night Vale

It is inevitable that the rise of the podcast would eventually collide with the dark corners of the internet, and this coalescence is realised in spectacular fashion in the surreal world of Night Vale…

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Ranked: Eminem

I have always had a vague, white guy fondness for hip-hop but listening to Romesh Raganathan’s excellent podcast on the subject has reawakened a long dormant passion for all things rap. Eminem is an artist I don’t listen to loads any more but he is undoubtedly the reason I listened to hip-hop in the first place and also the rap artist that I have listened to the most. This post was supposed to coincide with Em’s latest albumĀ Revival but I am lazy so it hasn’t. Amazingly, I haven’t done one of these articles since October 2016 when I tackled the Bright Eyes back catalogue. I reckon this one is overdue…

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Film Review: Phantom Thread – 7/10

“Marriage would make me deceitful and I don’t ever want that…”

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Film Review: The Fundamentals of Caring – 8/10

“I’m getting a patty melt, I don’t give a shit….”

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Singles Club: The Wonder Years, Ash, We Are Scientists

After a sleepy January the music industry is starting to whir into motion with a bunch of acts announcing or releasing new albums in the last week or so. Is it any good? Lets find out…

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Film Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard – 7/10

“The Bible says to never take revenge, to leave it to the Lord. But I wasn’t prepared to wait that long…”

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Top Ten 90s One Hit Wonders

As I get older, more and more I find myself comparing the shitstorm that is 2018 with the warm, comforting glow of the 90s. Film, music, Toblerone… you name it, the 90s did it better (apart from TV). With that in mind, I got to thinking about just how good one hit wonders were back in the worlds best ever decade. Let’s examine this phenomenon in a little more detail. It’s not like we have anything better to do…

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The Big Review: Inside No. 9 Series 4

InsideĀ Inside No 9….

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