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s06e11 Ad Astra – The Good Robot Andys

10/8/2019
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Discussion (with spoilers) of Ad Astra. Andy B suggests it’s a Studio Ghibli animation about a lost Roman boy, but Andy C painstakingly explains the plot of this Sci-Fi road movie with Brad Pitt being as good as ever. The

Duration:00:58:34

s06e10 What is Artificial Intelligence? – The Good Robot Andys

9/23/2019
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Special guest Fran Buontempo, expert in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, talks to us about everything from body/soul duality to how to train artificial birds to fly out of a paper bag. Andy B asks stupid questions and Andy C

Duration:01:00:38

s06e09 Upgrade – The Good Robot Andys

9/9/2019
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Discussion (with spoilers) of Upgrade. Andy B suggests it’s a sequel to Source Code, but Andy C explains it’s a fun sci-fi body horror somewhat in the tradition of Robocop. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and web site by Andy

Duration:00:47:41

s06e08 Us – The Good Robot Andys

8/6/2019
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Discussion (with spoilers) of Us. Andy B suggests it’s a rollicking Disney adventure, but Andy C clarifies that it’s a proper scary horror movie from Jordan Peele, who also directed the amazing Get Out. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and

Duration:00:56:59

s06e07 Mandy – The Good Robot Andys

7/2/2019
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Discussion (with spoilers) of Mandy. Andy B it’s the latest Richard Curtis, but Andy C explains it’s Nicolas Cage at full throttle in a psychedelic revenge horror. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and web site by Andy Balaam and Andy

Duration:00:54:06

s06e06 Glass – The Good Robot Andys

6/17/2019
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Discussion (with spoilers) of Glass. Andy B thinks it appears to be a light-hearted rom-com that descends into mother!-like chaos and distress as the main character falls apart catastrophically, but Andy C explains that it’s an unusual superhero movie with

Duration:00:45:09

s06e05 You Were Never Really Here – The Good Robot Andys

6/4/2019
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Discussion (with spoilers, but not too bad ones) of You Were Never Really Here, which is a beautifully-made gripping thriller about a man tortured by trauma, followed by a great deal of rambling waffling about various TV series and films.

Duration:00:55:06

s06e04 Overlord – The Good Robot Andys

5/20/2019
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Discussion (with lots of spoilers) of Overlord. Andy B suggests it’s Game of Thrones-styled hack-n-slash with comedy, but Andy C explains it’s a gruey WWII horror with injections of Nazi-serum-fuelled super-soldiers. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and web site by

Duration:00:50:14

s06e03 The Babadook – The Good Robot Andys

5/7/2019
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Discussion (with lots of spoilers) of The Babadook. Andy B thinks it’s an Australian daytime kids’ TV programme featuring a brown spherical hand-puppet from your nightmares, but Andy C explains that it’s a terrifying ghost horror that explores finding a

Duration:00:57:00

s06e02 Russian Doll – The Good Robot Andys

3/11/2019
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Discussion (with lots of spoilers) of the TV series Russian Doll. Andy B thinks it doesn’t sound like a funny show from the title, and Andy C explains it starts off like Groundhog Day and takes a different path from

Duration:00:53:00

s06e01 Behaviour manipulation (or: Why Ditch Facebook?) – The Good Robot Andys

2/25/2019
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Facebook and other social media companies have been shown to be irresponsible with politics, with private information and with their social responsibilities. If we’re not the customer, maybe we’re the product. Andy B explains how powerful these companies have become,

Duration:01:27:32

s05e13 Discussion of the best horror of the 20th century – The Good Robot Andys

2/11/2019
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Discussion of the best horror of the 20th century: what should not have been included, and what was difficult to miss out. Andy B’s personal top ten: Alien Dawn of the Dead The Wicker Man The Exorcist The Evil Dead

Duration:01:16:40

s05e12 Best Horror of the 20th Century (1) – The Good Robot Andys

1/28/2019
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Number 1 of the 30 best horror films of the 20th century! The film is … The Exorcist. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and web site by Andy Balaam and Andy Cockerill are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0

Duration:01:20:39

s05e11 (extra) Live Stream 2019-01-28 20:00 UTC – The Good Robot Andys

1/24/2019
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A quick announcement to say we are live streaming on Monday 28th January 2019 at 8pm UK time, 20:00 UTC. To join in, just go to this page: artificialworlds.net/goodrobotandys/live – there will be a live chat room and a button

Duration:00:02:42

s05e11 Best Horror of the 20th Century (2) – The Good Robot Andys

1/14/2019
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Number 2 of the 30 best horror films of the 20th century. The film is Alien. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and web site by Andy Balaam and Andy Cockerill are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Duration:01:25:18

s05e10 Best Horror of the 20th Century (4 and 3) – The Good Robot Andys

12/17/2018
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Numbers 4 and 3 of the 30 best horror films of the 20th century. The films are The Thing and The Shining. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and web site by Andy Balaam and Andy Cockerill are licensed under a

Duration:01:26:44

s05e09 Best Horror of the 20th Century (6 and 5) – The Good Robot Andys

12/4/2018
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Numbers 6 and 5 of the 30 best horror films of the 20th century. The films are Night of the Living Dead and A Nightmare on Elm Street. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and web site by Andy Balaam and

Duration:01:09:20

s05e08 Best Horror of the 20th Century (9 to 7) – The Good Robot Andys

11/19/2018
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Numbers 9 to 7 of the 30 best horror films of the 20th century. The films are Rosemary’s Baby, Evil Dead II and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and web site by Andy Balaam and

Duration:01:04:23

s05e07 Best Horror of the 20th Century (12 to 10) – The Good Robot Andys

11/6/2018
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(Content warning: brief mentions of suicide.) Numbers 12 to 10 of the 30 best horror films of the 20th century. The films are The Omen, Don’t Look Now and The Haunting. The Good Robot Andys podcasts and web site by

Duration:00:46:00

s05e06 Best Horror of the 20th Century (15 to 13) – The Good Robot Andys

10/23/2018
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Numbers 15 to 13 of the 30 best horror films of the 20th century. The films are Event Horizon, An American Werewolf in London and The Sixth Sense. Do they pass the “better than Psycho, more fun than The Fly”

Duration:00:48:34