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The Shadowcast

Dec 21, 2018

A lively discussion of three shows/movies about polar exploration and it's lethal hazards, embedded in a wintry soundscape of music, dialogue and atmospheres, perfect for listening to by a roaring fire as the gales howl outside.


Dec 19, 2018

David and Fiona look at the Edison company's A Winter Straw Ride, a snowy, festive and fun-filled romp with a cast of anonymous, frollicking long-dead women.


Dec 6, 2018

David Cairns and Fiona Watson from the blog Shadowplay discuss the last three horror films from Hammer (To the Devil a Daughter), Tigon (Frightmare) and Amicus (The Monster Club), mostly with respect and affection. Mostly.


Nov 5, 2018

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.


Oct 22, 2018

David Cairns and Fiona Watson of the popular blog-thing Shadowplay discuss three films about race relations from the late fifties/early sixties:

Pool of London, Sapphire and Flame in the Streets.