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Best known for directing, co-writing, and editing the award-winning cult favorite feature film FREE ENTERPRISE, starring Emmy winners William Shatner and Eric McCormack, Rob Burnett offers his own unique perspective on the entertainment industry in his daily “Robservations” video blogs.
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Should Star Trek writers credit the tie-in authors they pilfer from? (#800)
ROBSERVATIONS host, Robert Meyer Burnett, explains the connection between storylines used in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek tie-in novels written decades earlier. Do the producers of the shows have a responsibility to recognize those contributions and the creators who made them?
New podcasts added for PGS streams
New podcasts of PGS livestreams from this past weekend were posted online today with even more episodes scheduled to go live tomorrow. You can subscribe to PGS podcasts on your favorite podcast platform or directly from the PGS website.
Why is AVATAR the film fandom loves to hate? (#799)
ROBSERVATIONS host, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes a closer look at why so many sci-fi fans dislike James Cameron’s AVATAR … and why they’re wrong.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is the “New Coke” of the franchise. (#798)
ROBSERVATIONS host, Robert Meyer Burnett, explains how the latest Star Trek (Strange New Worlds) is boldly going in the wrong direction. will it be “real” Star Trek, or just a “tribute band” playing cheap covers of the classic originals?
What qualities define James Bond?
In this ROBSERVATIONS Short Take, Robert Meyer Burnett says that James Bond may not be relevant to today’s audiences anymore. What does that mean for the franchise in the long-term? He has a few thoughts …
Modern Star Trek doesn’t want to hurt your feelings.
In this ROBSERVATIONS Short Take, Writer-director-producer, Robert Meyer Burnett, explains that nu-Trek’s intentional breaking of established structure threatens the very backbone of the Star Trek franchise.
Are we witness to the “death of cinema”?
In this ROBSERVATIONS Short Take, Writer-director-producer, Robert Meyer Burnett, contemplates concerns raised by master filmmakers like Martin Scorcese and Francis Ford Coppola that we are currently witnessing the “death” of cinema as we once understood it.
A sneak peek at the new Robservatory (A Robservations Short Take)
ROBSERVATIONS host Robert Meyer Burnett gives us a tour of his new digs east of LA and tells us more about his move-in plans to the new Robservatory.
THE BATMAN versus the MCU … has it come to this? (A Robservations Short Take)
ROBSERVATIONS host Robert Meyer Burnett provides a rebuttal to an article in Esquire Magazine that claims audiences have become bored with the MCU and the “Marvel monoculture.” There’s a lot to like in the MCU and Rob explains why nothing like it has ever been seen before in Hollywood.
The genius of David Cronenberg is back in the theater! (A Robservations Short Take)
ROBSERVATIONS host Robert Meyer Burnett is excited to see David Cronenberg’s newest film, CRIMES OF THE FUTURE when it premiers this June. Rob read a draft of the script nearly 25 years ago and has been anxiously waiting for the movie ever since.
Does Dr. Strange’s Madness Multiverse connect to Avengers: Disassembled? (A Midnight Musings Short Take)
Is there a connection between the AVENGERS: Disassembled storyline and the upcoming DR. STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS? Host Robert Meyer Burnett presents the evidence that has convinced him there is a tie between the two.
Do we really need ANOTHER Joker? (A Midnight Musings Short Take)
MIDNIGHT MUSINGS co-hosts, Robert Meyer Burnett, Lael Rockwell, and Rrr Mmmm talk about their impressions of Matt Reeve’s movie, THE BATMAN, and the post-credits scene that seems to hint at the possible “big bad” for a sequel. But do we really need yet another Joker?
The Book of Boba Fett was worse than the Star Wars sequel trilogy. (A Robservations Short Take)
ROBSERVATIONS host Robert Meyer Burnett makes the claim that ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ might have been the worst thing to happen to Star Wars in its 45-year history.
This ain’t your daddy’s film business (A Robservations Short Take)
Robert Meyer Burnett talks movie making and the fundamental differences between auteur filmmakers like Francis Ford Coppola and those who produce and direct more populist fare made for the mass market (like MCU films) in this ROBSERVATIONS Short Take.
The true history of Moon Knight (A Robservations Short Take)
Writer-producer-director (and die-hard Moon Knight fan), Robert Meyer Burnett, takes his fellow Imagination Connoisseurs on a wild ride through the history of Moon Knight from adult comics creation to streaming series on Disney+ in this ROBSERVATIONS Short Take.
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