In Episode 44 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Rob takes a glimpse at the impressive filmography of production and distribution house A24, the company behind some of the most fascinating films in recent years. Then he looks at A24’s latest release, director Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire starring Oscar winner Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy and Jack Reynor.
In Episode 43 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Rob lives his life one-quarter mile at a time. To prepare for director F. Gary Gray’s The Fate of the Furious, he peeks into the rearview mirror of cinema history to rank the previous Fast and Furious films in a new edition of Let’s Talk About Six. Then, he checks his disbelief at the door to review The Fate of the Furious starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham and Charlize Theron. Get your Coronas ready, and drink up. Here’s to “family”!
In Episode 42 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Rob sets the movie reviews aside to discuss how being a first-time father has affected the way he watches films, from sharpening his emotional core to shaping the stories he wants to share with his infant daughter. Those of you more interested in conversations about the latest movies, stay tuned: next week is The Fate of the Furious!
In Episode 41 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Rob journeys back to 1993 to discuss the first-ever Mighty Morphin Power Rangers episode before taking a close look at director Dean Israelite’s new film Power Rangers. Can this particular bit of nostalgia work as a modern superhero film? Let’s find out… It’s morphin’ time!
In Episode 40 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Rob jets on over to The CW’s Central City for The Flash musical Supergirl crossover episode “Duet,” featuring Glee alum Grant Gustin, Melissa Benoist and guest star Darren Criss. But first, Rob shares his thoughts on season 1 of a little up-and-coming show called Game of Thrones. Maybe you’ve heard of it?