Robservations host and independent filmmaker, Robert Meyer Burnett, talks about what it takes to actually make feature films in the motion picture business. Robservations August 25, 2020 0 Separating the doers from the dreamers (#497) ROBSERVATIONS host, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes a day to catch up on viewer mail, talk about ideal fan casting, answering questions about the industry and much more. Robservations August 24, 2020 0 More viewer letters covering a myriad of subjects (#496) We check in with ROBSERVATIONS host, Robert Meyer Burnett to see if he thought the DC Fandome event was a big success. Will it make the DCEU a competitive alternative to the MCU? Find out. Plus letters from viewers and superchats! Robservations August 23, 2020 0 DC Fandome details a bold direction for Warners (#495) Director Spike Lee made Do The Right Thing over thirty years ago and it's never been more prescient than it is today. Join RMB and Elysabeth as they discuss this classic and enjoy a glass of merlot in the process with a live guest, Claudius. WINE-ning About Movies August 23, 2020 1 Do The Right Thing - W.A.M. #068 Robservations host, Robert Meyer Burnett, is all in with the news coming out of today's DC Fandome, the future of the DCEU and the Snyder Cut of Justice League. All that, plus reader letters, super chats and much more! Robservations August 22, 2020 0 Darkseid's comin' now, nothin' is real. (#494) ROBSERVATIONS host, Robert Meyer Burnett, discusses the latest announcement that Ben Affleck will be making a cameo appearance as Batman in the new Flashpoint movie currently in production (as will Michael Keaton). All that plus viewer mail and more on episode #493. Robservations August 20, 2020 1 Newsflash: Affleck joins Keaton as Batmen!!! (#493) Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman's Indiscreet (1958) might be a little short on plot, but it's got plenty of style and it's Omar's WATCH OF THE DAY. Watch of the Day August 19, 2020 0 You don't have to watch INDISCREET in secret Join host Robert Meyer Burnett and the rest of the Post-Geek Singularity as they discuss recently released "guidelines" provided by the Chinese government on the making of science fiction content for that market - plus letters from viewers, superchats and more great discussions on episode #492 of ROBSERVATIONS. Robservations August 18, 2020 1 China issues guidelines on sci-fi films (#492) Doris Day sings what will become her most famous song, Que Sera Sera, in the 1956 remake of Alfred Hitchcock's classic: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH in today's "Watch of the Day" recommendation. Watch of the Day August 18, 2020 0 This time the remake may be better than the original. 80s Space Opera, Flash Gordon, is full of action and over-the-top action, making it a great pairing with a fine bottle of wine - according to WINE-ning About Movies co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Elysabeth Belle. WINE-ning About Movies August 18, 2020 1 Flash Gordon - W.A.M. #067 Join host Robert Meyer Burnett as he digs through the initial reactions to the long-awaited, theatrical release of Christopher Nolan's TENET - plus viewer mail, superchat questions and the usual so-and-so on episode #491 of ROBSERVATIONS. Robservations August 17, 2020 0 Reactions to Christopher Nolan's TENET (#491) Imagination Connoisseur, Vesna Lukic, gives the rest of the Post-Geek Singularity a lesson in superhero history when she provides an in-depth look at the superhero that pre-dates Superman by four years ... Mandrake the Magician (created by Lee Falk). Letters August 17, 2020 0 Celebrating the first superhero ... Mandrake! Today's watch recommendation is a classic suspense film, ROPE directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Jimmy Stewart. Watch of the Day August 17, 2020 0 ROPE re-ties Hitchcock and Jimmy Stewart Join co-hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Elysabeth Belle as they re-live the 90s classic SAY ANYTHING, written and directed by Cameron Crowe and starring John Cusack and Ione Skye on episode #66 of WINE-ning About Movies. WINE-ning About Movies August 17, 2020 0 Say Anything - W.A.M. #066 Producer, director, self-professed fan-boy - and most certainly, an Imagination Connoisseur, Jonny Stewart, follows up his last letter with a probing piece asking whether or not modern filmmakers have been "crushed" by the corporate money-making machines of today's entertainment business. Letters August 16, 2020 0 Have modern filmmakers become hollow men? Atlantis: The Lost Empire is a rarely watched Disney Classic and is today's recommendation for the "Watch of the Day." Watch of the Day August 16, 2020 0 Disney's ATLANTIS: THE LOST EMPIRE is a great find Long-time Imagination Connoisseur, Martin Lawrence, has the opinion that Roger Moore is under-appreciated as 007. In fact, he thinks Moore's Bond is the best of all-time. Agree or disagree? Letters August 16, 2020 2 Is Roger Moore the greatest 007 ever, or what? WHAT? Imagination Connoisseur, Timbula the Spidermonkey, curated a terrific list of classic films he'd take with him if we were to strand him on a desert island. How does your list compare? Leave your suggestions in the comments section, below. Letters August 16, 2020 1 What ten movies would you watch (if you only had 10)? Join host Robert Meyer Burnett as he takes a deep dive into what's going on at WarnerMedia and DC Comics. Plus letters from viewers, superchats and much more on episode #490 of ROBSERVATIONS. Robservations August 15, 2020 0 Is DC still in the business of publishing comics? (#490) Blogger Ian Samuels introduces the Post-Geek Singularity to the STAR WRECK franchise - a parody of Star Trek that boldly goes where the franchise didn't dare go before ... Ian-Izations August 15, 2020 1 Star Wreck ... a parody of a beloved franchise Imagination Connoisseur, Stephen Goggins, thinks he may have found a pattern in the ending of many of James Cameron's movies that tells him the director may have a formula for wrapping up his action/adventure films. Letters August 15, 2020 0 Does James Cameron have a formula? Imagination Connoisseur, Desmond, writes in with some questions about Disney's plan to present MULAN on Disney+ at a premium, on-demand price. If it works, what changes are in store for Disney+ and what affect will this have on traditional movie theaters? Letters August 15, 2020 0 Will Disney's PVOD scheme blow up movie theaters? Omar 94 has a recommendation for those of us exhausted by the political climate of the day. Sit back and take in DAVE, a gentle comedy from 1993 by filmmaker Ivan Reitman, starring Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver. Watch of the Day August 15, 2020 1 DAVE is a modern-day Frank Capra film worth a watch Imagination Connoisseur, Omar 94, asks why certain actors get typecast.  What actors do you think have been unfairly typecast? Is it just the price of success? Let us know what you think in the comments below. Letters August 15, 2020 0 Breaking away from success - and being typecast

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