Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Time Machine - 4/18/15

This week, Brent takes us on a voyage through time to the 1960's to watch The Time Machine, in which an inventor and scientist George Wells (Rod Taylor) travels to a distant future where humanity is divided into two groups - the apathetic Eloi and the mutant Morlocks.  Based on the novel by H.G. Wells.  Listen as we talk time travel, 1960's era special effects and more on this week's exciting episode!
  


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Saturday, April 04, 2015

The Guyver - 4/4/15

This week, Travis hopes to transform into The Guyver (1991), a suit of bio-boosted space armor from this adaptation of a popular Japanese manga.  A kickboxer (Jack Armstrong) discovers an alien artifact (aka "The Unit") which attaches itself to him in the form of a wearable superhero suit, allowing him to fight against the insectoid creatures (led by Michael Berryman of The Hills Have Eyes and David Gale of Re-Animator) who are determined to get it back.  Top-billed Mark Hamill co-stars as a rumpled CIA agent.
  



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Saturday, March 28, 2015

WolfCop - 3/28/15

This week, we howl at Colin's pick of WolfCop (2014), a tongue-in-cheek monster/comedy that finds an alcoholic policeman finding new ways to battle crime once he's transformed into the world's first werewolf cop!  Pull up a seat at the bar and listen as the O.G Freak Show (including Tom and Sean) talk about the modern trend of insta-cult movies and discover whether or not this wolfman's got nards on this week's exciting episode!
  



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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Time Bandits - 3/21/15

This week, Brent steals about 2 hours from the Saturday Night Freak Show irregulars with his pick of Time Bandits (1981), a whimsical British fantasy directed by one-time Monty Python regular, Terry Gilliam.  A cadre of dwarf time-travelers abscond with a young boy on an adventure throughout a variety of historical scenarios, putting them in the midst of an ongoing battle between Evil (David Warner) and the Supreme Being.  Strap yourselves in for what could be the most exciting Freak Show yet!

  


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Saturday, March 14, 2015

The Phantom - 3/14/15

This week, Travis asks us to slam evil along with his movie pick, The Phantom (1996). Set in the 1930's, Billy Zane plays a costumed (and possibly immortal) crimefighter who defends a south Asian jungle from a greedy industrialist (Treat Williams) seeking a supernatural doomsday device.  One time movie Buffy, Kristy Swanson, and Catherine Zeta-Jones co-star.  Join us as we talk about the character's comic book origins and enduring appeal on this week's exciting episode!

  



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Saturday, March 07, 2015

Starchaser: The Legend of Orin - 3/7/15

This week, Colin fulfills the prophecy of Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985), a rarely-seen cartoon space opera from the 80's era of 3-D movies which finds a teenager named Orin who must find a magical sword in order to free the galaxy from an tyrannical overlord named Zygon.  Join us as we unravel the mysteries of deep space adventure, dashing space rouges, buxom fembots, fey computer sidekicks, intergalactic prophecies and more on this week's exciting episode!



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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Timecop - 2/28/15

This week, Brent summons Jean-Claude Van Damme from the future in Timecop (1994), which finds the action star bouncing back and forth in time to thwart an evil politician (Ron Silver) from altering the future.  Listen in as we talk about the shaky mechanics of time travel, revel in the heydays of sweet mullets, and contemplate doing the splits on a kitchen sink on this week's exciting show!




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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)

This week, Travis welcomes you to Tromaville, home of the Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986), in which toxic waste transforms honor students into splatterpunks.  Listen as we talk mutant babies, radioactive pre-marital sex, futuristic fashions, and the enduring legacy of Troma movies on this week's exciting show!



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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Zardoz - 2/14/15

This week, Colin takes us on a trip into the bizarre land of Zardoz (1974), a futuristic science fiction tale.  A ridiculously-outfitted Sean Connery stars as a barbaric executioner who travels - via a giant floating stone head - into an enclave of psychic hippies who wish to examine his primitive DNA.  Listen as we explore the mysteries of the universe (and this movie in particular) on this week's exciting episode!



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Saturday, February 07, 2015

Strange Brew - 2/7/15

Let's play a drinking game! Whenever you hear one of us say "eh?" or "hoser" or "take off" on this week's Strange Brew (1983) episode (courtesy: Brent), you take a drink! We promise you'll be flat wasted within the hour as we entertain you with stories and anecdotes while drinking and watching Bob and Doug MacKenzie stumble through a plot (borrowed from Shakespeare!) in their quest to stop an evil beer-maker (Max Von Sydow) from destroying the world through mind control.




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