Saturday, August 01, 2015

Re-Animator - 8/1/15

This week Colin ventures into H.P. Lovecraft territory with a 30th anniversary review of Re-Animator (1985). Herbert West (Jeffrey Combs) is a medical student who conducts bizarre experiments on dead tissue, which eventually draws both his roomate (Bruce Abbott) and his roomate's girlfriend (Barbara Crampton) into some of the most gonzo moments in ever seen in horror cinema. Listen as we talk about the horror fiction of H.P. Lovecraft, film adaptations of his work, the career of director Stuart Gordon and more, on this week's exciting episode!



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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Terminator 2: Judgement Day - 7/25/15

This week Brent steps into the ring with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the time-travel epic Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)! Come with us if you want to live, as we evaluate one of sci-fi's enduring action movie franchises, and attempt to wrap our heads around James Cameron's twisted timeline in this week's exciting episode!





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Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Exorcist III - 7/18/15

The pesky electronic gremlins have struck again and have devoured our intended review of The Babadook, so this week the power of Christ compels us to watch William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist III (1990). Screen titan George C. Scott battles Satan in this pseudo-sequel to the 1973 original, this time dealing with body-snatching Brad Dourif and homicidal old folks as well as Old Scratch himself. Tune in as we discover what heaven would be like with a big band orchestra and Patrick Ewing as the Angel of Death on this week's short but sweet episode! 




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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Forbidden Planet - 7/11/15

This week, Colin takes us to the Forbidden Planet (1956) where we encounter Robby the Robot, the voluptuous Anne Francis, monsters from the Id, and a very young Leslie Nielsen, who stars as the commander of a starship sent to investigate why Earth has lost contact with a distant colony.  Listen as we explore one of sci-fi's most borrowed from classics on this week's exciting episode!



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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Twelve Monkeys - 6/27/15

The 2015 Year of Time Travel Movies continues with Brent's selection of Twelve Monkeys (1995), which sees Bruce Willis sent from a post-apocalyptic future back to the modern day to find a pathogen, responsible for wiping out the human race, in its pure form. Along the way he encounters a sympathetic psychiatrist (Madeleine Stowe) and a charismatic schizophrenic (Brad Pitt) in Terry Gilliams trippy tale.  

 




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Saturday, June 20, 2015

The Big Lebowski - 06/20/15

This week we evaluate Jenny's selection of 1998's The Big Lebowski by subjecting ourselves to a barrage of trivia questions about the Dude (Jeff Bridges), Walter (John Goodman), Maude (Julliane Moore) and the other assorted odball characters of Joel & Ethan Cohen's slacker ode to film-noir detective mysteries. So get the White Russian mix handy and play along with our Big Lebowski drinking game on this week's exciting episode!

 



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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Kung Fury - 6/13/15

This week, we take a trip back through 80's nostalgia via Colin's pick of Kung Fury (2015), a Kickstarter-funded short film that sees a Miami cop become a martial arts master, thanks to a simultaneous cobra bite and lightning strike, who travels back in time to defeat Adolph Hitler. Listen as we talk about crowdfunded Internet short films, the logistics of using a Nintendo Power Glove as a time machine, laser raptors, machine gun wielding barbarians, and learn not to hassle the Hoff on this week's exciting (and short) show!
 





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Sunday, June 07, 2015

Hot Tub Time Machine - 06/06/15

This week, Brent continues the 2015: Year of Time Travel series with the 2010 comedy, Hot Tub Time Machine.  John Cusack leads a cadre of his pals back to 1986 via a magical hot tub, where they are afforded the opportunity to right the wrongs of their youth. Shenanigans ensue.  Listen as we talk 80's nostalgia, movies that aren't really movies, and generally clown around on this week's exciting episode!
 




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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Super - 5/30/15

This week, Travis plumbs the dark recesses behind superhero fantasies with James Gunn's Super (2010).  Rainn Wilson stars as a short order cook who becomes a costumed crimefighter in order to rescue his wife (Liv Tyler) from a smarmy drug dealer (Kevin Bacon). Listen as we deconstruct the modern superhero myth on this week's exciting podcast!
 




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Sunday, May 17, 2015

Primer - 5/16/15

This week, Colin answers Brent's 'year of time-travel movies' challenge with Shane Carruth's Primer (2004), a low-budget mindbender about two engineers who accidentally invent a time machine in their garage, and the complications that ensue once they begin to use it. Find out how little we know about actual science as we talk causality paradoxes, space, time and perception on this week's epic episode!
 




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