Confessions of a Movie Critic

Confessions of a Movie Critic

By Stephen 'Spling' Aspeling
Confessions of a Movie Critic is a stream of consciousness from the mind of Spling, a film critic who has been in the game for over 10 years. Talking about movie culture, reviewing films and chatting about celebrities is what this podcast is all about!
Ruby Rose is from the Future
The Batwoman star announced she's leaving the TV show, which prompted me to think about her and her film career since meeting her on the set of Resident Evil.
10:49
May 20, 2020
Movie Trailers Ruin Movies...
Spling talks about watching films free of the marketing clutter, hype, spoilers and expectations that cloud our movie-watching experience.
08:59
May 15, 2020
The Time We Were Mistaken for Film Producers
My dad and I attended a premiere of a film called Mad Buddies starring local candid comedy mogul, Leon Schuster. He never thought he'd get to have a beer with Schuks himself!
10:41
May 5, 2020
Cinemas Have Auras
Spling talks about watching some of his favourite films at the Odeon Cinema in Grahamstown (now Makhanda) and how cinemas frame films and add magic.
10:26
April 28, 2020
Bingeing with Spling
Spling chats about a brand new SPL!NG series... hosting pre-screenings and getting your movie game on with a watch party during lockdown.
07:35
April 20, 2020
Milla Jovovich is Really Funny!
Spling talks about the time he got to interview Milla Jovovich in her trailer during a set visit of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter while shooting at a quarry near Cape Town.
10:17
April 13, 2020
Despite All My Rage...
Spling talks about what bothers him about the new South African horror, Rage... and about his own Rage experience.
09:22
April 10, 2020
I Am Not Heath Ledger
Spling discusses the biographical documentary, 'I Am Heath Ledger' and what fresh insights he got from watching this soulful chronicle.
07:12
April 4, 2020
There's Something About Bohemian Rhapsody...
Spling talks about Bohemian Rhapsody, Rami Malek and Queen and what makes it such a magical and rewatchable music biopic.
08:31
April 3, 2020