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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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Play It Again Sam (1972)

It's comedy-arthouse week as Travis brings us Play It Again Sam (1972), starring Woody Allen (who also wrote the screenplay and Broadway play upon which it is based) as a nebbish with relationship troubles who dreams of being cool like his screen idol, Humphrey Bogart.  Listen is as we gather round the bar for a scintillating dissection of one of Hollywood's hardest working filmmakers on this week's show!



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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Hell Comes to Frogtown - 1/24/15

This week, Colin brings the Freak back to the Freak Show with Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988), a goofy post-apocalyptic sci-fi fable in which the last virile man on earth, Sam Hell ("Rowdy" Roddy Piper), must venture into a forbidden wasteland ruled by mutant frogmen to impregnate six fertile women and save the human race.  Pull up a seat at the bar and join us as we wax rhapsodic about explosive chastity belts, animatronic frog heads, and the dreaded Dance of the Three Snakes in this week's exciting episode!



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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Back to the Future Part II - 1/17/15

This week, Brent celebrates 2015 with a look back at Back to the Future Part II (1989), in which 1985 era Marty & Doc travel to 2015 (and an alternate 1985, and 1955 - again!) and we get a glimpse of what the future looked like from the lens of 1989 (when the movie was made).  Where are the flying cars?  Join us as we plow through this sci-fi cinematic time capsule with our breakdown of Back to the Future Part II on this week's exciting episode!




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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Moon 44 - 1/10/15

This week, Gary bids us adieu with his exit pick of Moon 44 (1990), a sci-fi thriller from Roland (Independence Day) Emmerich, which stars Michael (Streets of Fire) Pare as an internal affairs officer sent to investigate corruption on a deep-space mining colony.  Join us as we talk about copycat filmmakers, under-emoting actors (Pare), over-emoting actors (Malcolm McDowell), Blackhawks in space, and more on this week's exciting space-based episode! 




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Saturday, January 03, 2015

Save the Green Planet - 1/3/15

This week, Travis takes us to South Korea with his pick of Save the Green Planet (2003), about a man who, believing that aliens from the planet Andromeda are plotting to invade the Earth, kidnaps a pharmaceutical executive (whom he believes to be an alien) and tortures him in his subterranean lair. Meanwhile, a rumpled detective closes in.  Listen as we talk about a movie that mixes comedy, horror, and sci-fi in this week's bizarre motion picture stew. 



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Friday, December 26, 2014

Eyes Wide Shut - 12/27/14

This week, Colin takes us on the psycho-sexual Christmastime odyssey which is Stanley Kubrick's final film, Eyes Wide Shut (1999).  After Dr. Harford's (Tom Cruise) wife (Nicole Kidman) admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, he becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter to even the score.  Listen as we deconstruct masked orgies, the Illuminati, and Freudian symbolism in this week's exciting episode!



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Saturday, December 20, 2014

State of Grace - 12/20/19

This week we review Gary's pick: State of Grace (1990), in which an Irish guy (Sean Penn) has to determine where his loyalties lie when he returns home to New York's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, and immediately falls in with hellraiser Gary Oldman and his mob family.  Listen as the Irish members of the podcast come out in force and wreak havoc in booze and cigarettes as we get all dramatic in this exciting episode



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