Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel - 07/26/14

This week, Brent tries to class up the joint with his pick of The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).  Multiple timelines converge in this funny story about the legendary concierge (Ralph Finnes) at a famous European hotel and his friendship with a lobby boy, who becomes his most trusted friend, in a story about the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, an idiosyncratic wealthy family, and a changing political season.  Join us as we gather round the campfire to discuss the cinematic career of filmmaker Wes Anderson and more on this week's exciting episode!

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Frighteners - 7/19/14

The Saturday Night Freak Show podcast returns!  After a brief hiatus, we're back with Sean's pick of The Frighteners, Peter Jackson's 1996 tongue-in-cheek ghost comedy, which stars Michael J Fox as a paranormal investigator who teams up with a trio of colorful ghosts to stop an evil wraith from killing folks in a small town.  Listen as we gather around the bar and dole out wise insights and spirited analysis (get it?) on this week's episode.

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Sunday, July 06, 2014

Forbidden Zone - 7/5/14

This week, Travis takes us into the Forbidden Zone (1980), a tripped-out musical fantasy from Richard Elfman, brother of Danny (who appears as the Devil during a musical number), based on the cabaret show of the group Oingo Boingo.  In it, a family discovers that a secret door in the basement of their house leads to the Sixth Dimension, a world governed by Herve Villechaize, of Fantasy Island fame, and other assorted weirdos. Join us for lively conversation about midnight movies, cult classics and more in this week's episode!

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

Road House (1989) - 6/21/14

This week, the Summer of Swayze continues as we watch Colin's pick of Road House (1989), a ridiculously fun time at the movies full of throat-ripping, monster truck stomping, barroom brawling, kick-punching action as Dalton (Patrick Swayze), the Best Bouncer in the Business, comes to town to clean up a rough saloon and save the townsfolk from the clutches of an evil land baron.  Listen as we hail the virtues of this cult classic on this week's episode!

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Hudson Hawk (1991) - 6/14/14

This week, Tom makes his final Freak Show selection with the Bruce Willis vanity project Hudson Hawk (1991), in which Bruno plays a singing jewel thief recruited by the mob, the C.I.A. and pair of eccentric rich weirdos to steal a device Leonardo Da Vinci invented to turn lead into gold.  Listen as something that should have been a good time goes horribly wrong in this week's exciting episode!

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