Movies

Frame by Frame – Marvel’s Iron Fist, Part 1

Hello, and Welcome to the next instalment of Orbital’s Film & TV themed Podcast – Frame by Frame! Frame by Frame is the new place to hear our in-depth reviews of the latest film & TV releases based on, or drawing…

Logan- Liz’s Review

Just because a film is dark doesn’t make it deep; in the post-Christopher Nolan landscape of superhero films, ‘dark’ can just as easily mean ‘dreary’. Violence for the sake of violence is dull and unsatisfying; unwarranted angst comes cheap. But…

Frame by Frame- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Hello and welcome to another Orbiting Pod presentation! Paul, Liz & Will sit down to talk about the most recent Lucasfilm release Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. They talk about their own personal histories with the Star Wars franchise,…

The Orbiting Pod Presents: Strange Tales! Stories from the set of Dr Strange

Hello & welcome to another special instalment of The Orbiting Pod Presents! Orbital’s own Paul & Liz were thrilled to have the chance to talk to 3 actors who had roles in the the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film Dr…

Frame by Frame- Doctor Strange

Hello, and welcome to a special presentation form the Orbiting Pod! We are delighted to present to you a review of the latest instalment in the Marvel Studios canon, Dr Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch. This review comes from Orbital’s own…

Doctor Strange- Liz’s Review

In what may have been Marvel’s most high-stakes solo film to date, ‘Doctor Strange’ has been brought to the big screen, and they’ve held nothing back. The result is spellbinding. Like that other great left field outing Guardians of the…

Suicide Squad: Liz’s ‘What If?’ Review

Like a bag of rainbow-colored candy that turns out to be mostly black jellybeans, Suicide Squad is a frustratingly mixed experience. Not simply because of the bad aftertaste, but rather because it gave you a flavour for the good stuff…

X-Men Apocalypse- Liz’s Review

First things first: credit where credit is due. Before Iron Man’s arc-reactor was a pale blue twinkle in Disney/Marvel’s eye, Fox’s X-Men franchise was paving the way for the current onslaught (ahem) of ensemble superhero films. Bryan Singer’s X-Men and X2 (out in 2000…

Captain America: Civil War- Liz’s Review

Titanic in scope and colossal in confidence, the third instalment to the Captain America trilogy is an enormous, adrenaline-packed summer blockbuster with breathtaking action-scenes and a star-studded ensemble cast that serves, for all intents and purposes, as an unofficial ‘Avengers…

The Orbiting Pod Episode 159

Welcome to Episode 159 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we go further down the spiral with Grayson #1, fight off infection with Spread #1, bury the truth with Daredevil #5, swing back with Spider-man 2099 #1, fall for the…

The Orbiting Pod Episode 112

Welcome to Episode 112 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we get Kot off guard by Suicide Squad #20, put the needle on the record with 12 Reasons to Die #1, keep it cool with Astonishing X-Men #62, tell tales…