Saturday, September 24, 2016

What We Do in the Shadows - 9/24/16

Holly wants to see What We Do in the Shadows (2014) and spies on the nocturnal habits of a group of New Zealand vampires who share a house together, thanks to a documentary camera crew who is allowed to follow the flatmates around as they prepare for an annual vampire party, called the Unholy Masquerade. Listen in as we talk about vampire movies, movie character arcs done right, the appeal of mockumentaries, and more on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Street Trash - 9/17/16

Sean picks up some Street Trash (1987) and discovers it's not what he thought it was! Described as a movie about NYC winos who melt after drinking toxic booze, the Internet Radio Superstars inadvertently sit through a Troma-esque riff on hobo culture, which includes homicidal Vietnam veterans, hipster hobos, necrophiliac junkyard managers, sexual deviancy, and a game of Keep-A-Way involving a severed penis. Can we accurately describe the wonders of Street Trash? Find out on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Dude Bro Party Massacre III - 9/10/16

Travis wanted to join a fraternity, but ended up in a Dude Bro Party Massacre III (2015)! In this psychedelic slasher parody (the title of which is part of the joke: there is no Dude Bro Party Massacre 1 or 2), a masked killer known as Motherface preys on the jocks, dudes and bros of the Delta Bi Theta fraternity, while the twin brother of a former victim tries to infiltrate the order to get revenge for his sibling's murder. Listen as we spot celebrity cameos while trying to pin down a breed of patience-testing, interminable sketch comedy on this week's exciting show!

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Saturday, September 03, 2016

The Monster Squad - 9/3/16

Colin wants to be part of The Monster Squad (1987), a group of monster-lovin' kids who become the only hope for civilization after Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster, The Wolf Man, The Mummy and The Gill Man all arrive in town, in search of a powerful talisman that can alter the balance of good and evil. Listen in as we find out about ruptured wolfman nards, indulge our love of movie monsters and read a lot of listener mail, all on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Castle Freak - 8/27/16

Sean discovers what lurks in the basement dungeon with Castle Freak (1995). The Re-Animator/From Beyond team of director Stuart Gordon, producer Charles Band, and stars Jeffrey Combs and Barbara Crampton bring us yet another loose adaptation of an H.P. Lovecraft story, as an American family inherits an Italian castle (producer Band's real house!) with a dark secret - in the form of a misshapen, sex-crazed, boob-eating freak - trapped in the basement. Come with us now, if you dare, as we uncover the ghoulish delights of Castle Freak on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

House - 8/20/16

Travis opens the door to House (1986) and finds monsters inside! In this cult horror-comedy, a writer moves into a big Victorian house following the disappearance of his son, and begins to experience strange hallucinations and phenomena, including slimy monsters that burst out of closets and medicine cabinets! Come back with us to a time when horror movies were fun, as we revist this oft-overlooked 80's classic from the creative team who brought you the original Friday the 13th!

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

The Resurrected - 8/13/16

Colin digs up Dan O'Bannon's H.P. Lovecraft adaptation The Resurrected (1992 - aka Shatterbrain aka The Ancestor), based on "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward". A beautiful woman hires a private investigator (24's John Terry) to find out what's gone wrong with her scientist husband (Chris Sarandon), stumbling onto a centuries-old conspiracy involving a 1770's warlock and black magic. Listen as we talk about the literary influence of Lovecraft's fiction on the horror genre, name drop both The Call of Cthulhu and The Haunted Palace (a 1963 version of the same story) and more on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, August 06, 2016

Legend - 8/6/16

Holly loves unicorns...and Tom Cruise, and Legend (1985), director Ridley Scott's visually arresting fairy tale-fantasy epic, in which a young forest lad (Cruise) must rescue a princess (Mia Sara) and a unicorn from the clutches of the Lord of Darkness (Tim Curry in an awesome Rob Bottin makeup design). Listen in as we detail the differences between the U.S. theatrical version and the international Director's Cut, pontificate about fairies, Gumps, Screwballs, Brown Toms, and more on this week's exciting episode!

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Ghostbusters II - 7/30/16

Sean says bustin' makes him feel good with his pick of Ghostbusters II (1989). Five years after the 1984 classic, the out-of-work Ghostbusters are forced back into action to deal with an epidemic of psychoactive slime flooding the sewers of NYC, an evil painting possessed by an ancient sorcerer, and, most horrifying of all, Venkman's old flame now has a baby. Join us as we tunnel through the nostalgia-fortified shrine of Ghostbusters II, and work in our thoughts about The Real Ghostbusters cartoon, Ghostbusters: The Video Game and the 2016 Ghostbusters remake, all on this week's exciting show!

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Next week: Ridley Scott's Legend

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Superman III - 7/23/16

Travis goes to bat for Superman III (1983), in which someone thought it would be a good idea to put Richard Pryor and Superman together for the Man of Steel's third big screen showdown. In this sequel, Superman faces off against a gifted computer hacker, an evil tycoon, and - wouldn't you know it - a Super Computer that may be able to destroy the Son of Krypton once and for all! Listen as we talk creepy cyborg transformations, that day that Superman became a jerk, and more on on this week's exciting episode!

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Next week: Ghostbusters II

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