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No-Budget Nightmares is a film/comedy podcast that focuses on low/microbudget/shoestring/no-budget Films. Hosts Moe Porne and Doug Tilley scour the depths of cinema to try and find the diamonds in the rough - rare as they may be - in the no-budget community. Using sound clips and commentary, the two break down each film covered in great detail, explaining what does and doesn't work and ultimately hoping to serve as both a celebration of ingenuity, as well as a “what not to do” for aspiring filmmakers.

No-Budget Nightmares is a film/comedy podcast that focuses on low/microbudget/shoestring/no-budget Films. Hosts Moe Porne and Doug Tilley scour the depths of cinema to try and find the diamonds in the rough - rare as they may be - in the no-budget community. Using sound clips and commentary, the two break down each film covered in great detail, explaining what does and doesn't work and ultimately hoping to serve as both a celebration of ingenuity, as well as a “what not to do” for aspiring filmmakers.
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No-Budget Nightmares is a film/comedy podcast that focuses on low/microbudget/shoestring/no-budget Films. Hosts Moe Porne and Doug Tilley scour the depths of cinema to try and find the diamonds in the rough - rare as they may be - in the no-budget community. Using sound clips and commentary, the two break down each film covered in great detail, explaining what does and doesn't work and ultimately hoping to serve as both a celebration of ingenuity, as well as a “what not to do” for aspiring filmmakers.

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@Doug_Tilley

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English

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705-768-4319


Episodes

EPISODE 122: METAL NOIR (1990)

8/20/2019
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This week on No-Budget Nightmares we're chatting about a true obscurity. It's the brand new (actually old) shot-on-video horror film METAL NOIR, originally directed by David R. Williams back in 1990, before immediately falling into obscurity. That was, until shot-on-video writer, creator and historian Tony Masiello unearthed it, polished it, and brought it back to the world as a special edition DVD. But was all that effort worth it? It's up to Moe and Doug to pass judgment. I wonder what...

Duration:01:42:13

EPISODE 121: SUDDEN FURY (1997)

8/2/2019
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WALKER! We've got another Patreon request episode, and this one is a DOOZY. 1997's SUDDEN FURY is full of explosions, full-body burns, gore, and incomprehensible accents. It also has the late David Warbeck (from Lucio Fulci's THE BEYOND) in one of his final roles. It's a rare No-Budget Nightmares action movie, and Moe and Doug get positively giddy as they walk through the bonkers plot (and some truly wretched acting) to get to the good stuff. Also, they go a little overboard on the accents....

Duration:01:43:13

EPISODE 120: THE SLASHER (2000)

7/17/2019
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On a BRAND NEW episode of NO-BUDGET NIGHTMARES we're watching Jim Haggerty's 2000 slasher film called, uh, THE SLASHER! It has bad acting, sound and dialogue, but what about the plot? That's bad too! But that's ok, since we're going to go through it scene by scene anyway, because what ELSE CAN WE DO? Nothing! CLEAR YOUR SCHEDULE AND LISTEN!

Duration:01:55:52

EPISODE 119: THE AMAZING BULK (2012)

6/3/2019
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BULK SMOOSH! As you may have guessed 2012's THE AMAZING BULK is a mockbuster/parody of Ang Lee's THE INCREDIBLE HULK, except made in five days and shot entirely against a green screen using pre-rendered stock footage and computer generated models. It's exactly as good as that would suggest. There are tornado transformations, Stanley Kubrick references, ED humor and.. look.. it's garbage, ok? But its short garbage. It's No-Budget Nightmares. WHAT DO YOU EXPECT?

Duration:01:47:50

EPISODE 118: TERROR AT TENKILLER (1986)

5/2/2019
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HORROR! TERROR! SCARES! On this episode of No-Budget Nightmares we're discussing 1986's TERROR AT TENKILLER, which is so incompetent they forgot to record any audio while making it, so a different crew had to step in and complete the darn thing! Moe and Doug have plenty of fun picking this dull slasher movie apart, and we even bring on the wonderful Freeman Williams (who provides a voice in the film) to tell us about its creation and to recreate a memorable scene with our hosts! We also...

Duration:02:00:44

EPISODE 117: DEAD HUNT (2007)

4/18/2019
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A no-budget nightmares RETURN! And this time, thanks to a Patreon request, we're delving back into the work of Don Dohler! In fact, DEAD HUNT is Don's final film (co-directed by HARVESTERS' and STAKES' Joe Ripple), and it's an old fashioned slasher flick with a touch of post-SCREAM metacommentary for good measure. It's tons 'o fun, aside from a few issues with, uh, pronunciation. Have a listen and tell your friends right.. NOW!

Duration:02:07:43

EPISODE 116: VIOLENT NEW BREED (1997)

2/16/2019
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YES! No-Budget Nightmares returned with the movie that killed Monday, whupped Tuesday and put Wednesday in the hospital! It's Todd Sheets' VIOLENT NEW BREED. It's a ton o' faith-based fun, with a gang of drug-pushing "Breeders" making life hell for the citizens of "New York City", and features the immortal Rudy Ray Moore in a supporting role! It also has demon plant vaginas, Pac-Man shirts, JERRY ANGELL, Satan, and so much more! LET'S DIG IN!

Duration:02:05:18

EPISODE 115: IOWA – THE DIRECTOR’S CUT (2005)

1/19/2019
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And now for something EXTREMELY different. Thanks to a Patreon request from listener Tyler Sharp, we've been blessed with a one-of-a-kind item: a preliminary cut of Matt Farnsworth's IOWA that was later re-edited for DVD release. Unlike most/all No-Budget Nightmares features, this one had a budget, a crew and name talent in front of the camera, but guess what? It's bad! Meth, corn, mangled genitals and bowler hats abound in this mess of a movie, and we're here for it. Clear off your...

Duration:02:01:58

EPISODE 114: BEYOND THE 7TH DOOR (1987)

12/11/2018
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We're back! It's a HOLIDAY MIRACLE! After a two month hiatus, No-Budget Nightmares returns with the 1987 Canuxploitation oddity BEYOND THE 7TH DOOR, starring the unforgettable (and unintelligible) Lazar Rockwood! Our hero, joined by a cocktail clad - and much more competent - lady-friend chainsmokes his way through SEVEN DEADLY ROOMS in order to unearth some hidden treasure, but will his greed get the better of him? I'm betting YES! It's a grand old time all around, so time to stop shopping...

Duration:01:28:58

EPISODE 113: OPERATION DANCE SENSATION (2003)

10/12/2018
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It's another NO-BUDGET NIGHTMARES PATREON SPECIAL, and that means something WEIRD! And, in this case, something GERMAN! Thanks to listener LARS for forcing us to watch the 2003 action-satire-gore-comedy OPERATION DANCE SENSATION, which has MASSIVE GUNS, endless NINJAS and an EPIC running time it doesn't quite deserve. But it's plenty violent, and has a snappy theme song, and that's good enough for us. GATHER YOUR FAMILY AND LISTEN!

Duration:01:53:03

EPISODE 112: PLAGA ZOMBIE: ZONA MUTANTA (2001)

9/15/2018
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It's a NO-BUDGET NIGHTMARES *FIRST*! A SEQUEL! Moe and Doug return to ARGENTINA to check out the mid-point of the beloved PLAGA ZOMBIE trilogy, and they LOVE IT! In fact, there's some discussion about whether this is the BEST NO-BUDGET NIGHTMARES FILM EVER! But that's at the end. Before that, you'll have to enjoy hearing THE BOYS wax philosophic about beheadings, disembowlings and JOHN WEST! It's all that and a bag of chips, so what are you waiting for? START LISTENING, JERKS!

Duration:01:51:31

EPISODE 111: PHOBE: THE XENOPHOBIC EXPERIMENTS (1995)

8/14/2018
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Sgt. Gregory Dapp is a renegade space cop hunting down a deadly creature across the cosmos. The beast, called a PHOBE, makes its way to planet earth with DAPP hot on its trail, but soon comes upon a young high school cheerleader who has unknowingly stolen its egg. Can DAPP protect the young woman AND steal her heart? Can he stop the PHOBE from reproducing and bring it back to his commander? Can he sport the dumbest haircut in cinema history? Can he dance awkwardly with a HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT?...

Duration:01:44:45

EPISODE 110: CARDS OF DEATH (1986)

8/3/2018
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Does it get any better than a SOV horror that had a limited international release in the 80s finally getting released in North America 28 years later (thanks to Bleeding Skull)? No, it doesn’t! And CARDS OF DEATH isn’t just some boring obscurity, it’s weird as hell, and introduced the world to “Gunny” Gunther, the dumbest, angriest cop ever! And don’t get us started on the closing credits song! No-Budget Nightmares returns to its roots, and we couldn’t be happier. Want more of this goodness...

Duration:01:33:26

EPISODE 109: WHERE THE DEAD GO TO DIE (2014)

7/16/2018
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Look, I'm going to be straight with you. This is a rough episode of No-Budget Nightmares. We didn't like the movie, which is just an unending parade of empty misery, and talking about it was just a tremendous drag. You'll hear how defeated we were by the end. However, if you've ever wanted to hear us be mentally and physically destroyed by a movie, this is the episode for you. It's the 2014 computer animated film WHERE THE DEAD GO TO DIE from director Jimmy ScreamerClauz. Don't say we didn't...

Duration:01:30:18

EPISODE 108: DRACULA (THE DIRTY OLD MAN) (1969)

6/14/2018
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YOU ASKED FOR IT! YOU GOT IT! It's a Something Weird (and Moe Porne) favorite, 1969's DRACULA (THE DIRTY OLD MAN), featuring all manners of rubber bats, sexual assault, and a soundtrack full of lame jokes recorded to make up for its unusable original audio! You also get Irving Jackalman, sex through pants, and some of the most uncomfortable dirty talk you're likely to ever hear and uncontrollable laughter. Who could ask for anything more? It's No-Budget Nightmares!

Duration:01:30:50

EPISODE 107: BLOODY MUSCLE BODY BUILDER IN HELL (1995/2012)

5/25/2018
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Take a splash of THE EVIL DEAD, a pinch of 1977's HOUSE (aka HAUSU), and a whole lot of BODY BUILDING and you have something resembling the Japanese microbudget horror comedy BLOODY MUSCLE BODY BUILDER IN HELL. Filmed on 8mm back in 1995, it wasn't completed until 2009 and didn't get an official release until 2012, and despite all those timeline shenanigans, it's still fun as HELL. Gory, funny, and packed with inspiration, it's something far more than a fan film. LISTENING TIME!

Duration:01:25:23

EPISODE 106: JESUS CHRIST: SERIAL RAPIST (2004)

5/2/2018
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Look, we get it. That title is pretty rough. Also, this is a Bill Zebub film, so you know it's likely going to be awful. We at No-Budget Nightmares understand that some will be rightfully put off by such an extreme title, though the film in no way reflects the language of that title. There's no Jesus. There's no rape. Also, an HOUR of the movie is a SLIDESHOW OF IMAGES. SERIOUSLY. Dear lord. Anyway, we watched it, and now you get to hear us talk about it. It's a simply transaction. May god...

Duration:01:06:45

EPISODE 105: THE TAINT (2011)

4/18/2018
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Exploding dongs. SO MANY EXPLODING DONGS. 2011's THE TAINT is a bad taste smörgåsbord, gleefully crossing the line at every opportunity with its unique mixture of quirky humor, bodily fluids, shockingly slick FX and a tremendous synth soundtrack. But IS IT ANY GOOD? Let your good friends Moe and Doug decide! Or not! We're not your parents! Also included is our big ROBOT NINJA announcement, so check that out. TIME TO LISTEN, JERKS!

Duration:01:22:10

EPISODE 104: WHO KILLED CAPTAIN ALEX? (2010)

4/3/2018
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MOVIE! MOVIE! MOVIE! MOVIE! No-Budget Nightmares is BACK with Uganda's first action movie WHO KILLED CAPTAIN ALEX?, featuring Ugandan Bruce Lee (aka Bruce U!), "Kissed By a Rose", helicopter attacks, and NON-STOP action! Made for only $200, and featuring a feature length "Video Joker" commentary from VJ Emmie, it's an absolute marvel. EXPECT THE UNEXPECTABLE!

Duration:01:32:32

EPISODE 103: SCHIZOPHRENIAC: THE WHORE MANGLER (1997)

1/31/2018
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After ANOTHER lengthy sabbatical, NO-BUDGET NIGHTMARES RETURNS! For the first episode of 2018, Moe and Doug go deep on a film featuring murder, masturbation, necrophilia and ventriloquism! It's Ron Atkins' nutzo 1997 SOV classic SCHIZOPHRENIAC: THE WHORE MANGLER, featuring one of the most gloriously unhinged performances in microbudget cinema HISTORY. WE GOTTA GET STRONG SO WE CAN KILL THE WORLD!

Duration:01:40:30