Saturday, November 21, 2015

Critters 2 - 11/21/15

Sean comes back for a second course of furry extraterrestrial troublemakers with Critters 2 (1988), which finds more of the small creatures hatching and causing havoc in a small town, while series holdovers Scott Grimes and town-drunk-turned-alien-bountyhunter Charlie (Don Opper) try to stop them. Listen in as we talk about monster movies, the perils of sequels, the career of director Mick Garris, and the soothing effect of giant boobies, on this week's exciting episode! 

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Friday, November 13, 2015

American Pop - 11/14/15

This week, Travis takes us on a magical mystery tour of American Pop (1982), an animated feature from Ralph Bakshi, director of Fritz the Cat, The Lord of the Rings and Cool World. The film is an ambitious, multi-generational saga; an immigrant story that traces its lineage through the world of 20th century music and the lives of four men. Listen as we talk a bit about Bakshi's career, the controversial animation technique called 'rotoscoping', and revel of the world of American animation for adults on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, November 07, 2015

Would You Rather - 11/7/15

This week, Jenny gets her freak on with Would You Rather (2012), in which Re-Animator's Jeffrey Combs stars as the sadistic host of a dinner party, who puts his desperate guests through a deadly game, with the promise that the winner will take home a tidy sum of money. Listen as we challenge each other to drinking games, celebrate the acting career of Combs, belittle the talent-free porn star-turned-mainstream actress Sasha Grey, and evaluate the current state of torture-based horror movies on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Lords of Salem - 10/31/15

This week, we celebrate Halloween with Colin's seasonal pick of Rob Zombie's The Lords of Salem (2013) in which a cursed record album conjures up a centuries old witches' curse to haunt a modern day rock DJ (Sherri Moon Zombie). Listen as we talk cinematic witchcraft through the ages, demon babies, demon lovers, the film career of Robert Wolfgang Zombie, and more on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, October 24, 2015

Halloween III: Season of the Witch - 10/24/15

This week, Sean officially returns to the Freak Show with a look back at cult item Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), an anomaly in the Halloween movie series that does not feature boogeyman Michael Myers. Instead, we get a plot to sacrifice millions of children, conducted by a novelty mask manufacturer, aided by technology gleaned from the druids. Does Halloween III deserve its current day renaissance? Tune in to this week's episode and find out the verdict of the Internet Radio Superstars!

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Saturday, October 17, 2015

Puppet Master - 10/17/15

This week Travis pulls the strings of cult favorite Puppetmaster (1989), the first in a series of low budget horror films about a group of living dolls, brought to life by an ancient Egyptian spell, who are used by a psychic to kill his former colleagues. Listen as we talk the rise and fall of Charles Band's Full Moon Entertainment, the lost experience of surfing cover art at video stores, and our favorite killer doll movies on this week's exciting episode! 

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Hook - 10/10/15

This week we fly to Neverland with Peter Pan in Jenny's pick of Hook (1991), Steven Spielberg's sequel-of-sorts, which finds a middle-aged Peter (Robin Williams) being forced to re-discover his magical potential when his children are kidnapped by Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman). Gather 'round, children, as we try to untangle what happened to Neverland in this week's exciting roundtable throwdown!

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Saturday, October 03, 2015

Zombie - 10/3/15

This week, Colin exposes us to the gorefest delights of Lucio Fulci's Zombie (1979 - also known as Zombi 2 and Zombie Flesh Eaters), which sees eyeball-poking, shark wrestling ghouls resurrected by voodoo on a Caribbean island. Listen as we dive head first into the living dead - finally - on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, September 26, 2015

Robot Jox - 09/26/15

This week, O.G. Tom returns to the Freak Show to behold the giant mech battle movie, Robot Jox (1989). In a post apocalyptic world, wars are fought in a gladiatorial arena by giant robots driven by each faction's best pilot. Who will win out? Good Achilles or evil Alexander? Join us as we analyze director Stuart (Re-Animator) Gordon's movie and talk all things battle mech, including unavoidable comparisons to Pacific Rim, Mech Warrior, BattleTech and more on this week's exciting sci-fi episode!

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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Con Air - 9/19/15

This week, Jenny enters the so-bad-it's-good sweepstakes with her pick of the Nicholas Cage-starrer, Con Air (1997). Loveable criminal cage is put on a high-security plane with a bunch of hardened criminals, rapists and serial killers, (including John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi, Danny Trejo, and Ving Rhames) and wouldn't you know it - they hijack the plane with him on board! What's an unfairly incarcerated guy to do? Play Die Hard on a Plane, that's what! Meanwhile, befuddled Federal agent John Cusack loses his mind on the ground. Listen to find out what the Internet Radio Superstars thought of Con Air on this week's exciting episode!

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