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A bad movie podcast aiming to review the worst horror, sci fi, action, kung fu, exploitation, video game, blockbusters and other assorted b movies from the lower half of imdb. New episodes twice monthly. Badder is better!

A bad movie podcast aiming to review the worst horror, sci fi, action, kung fu, exploitation, video game, blockbusters and other assorted b movies from the lower half of imdb. New episodes twice monthly. Badder is better!


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A bad movie podcast aiming to review the worst horror, sci fi, action, kung fu, exploitation, video game, blockbusters and other assorted b movies from the lower half of imdb. New episodes twice monthly. Badder is better!






Episode 26: Razzies Special 2020

Join us as we give our thoughts, and predictions, on all 5 worst picture nominees for the 2020 Razzies The Haunting of Sharon Tate, The Fanatic, Rambo: Last Blood, Madea Family Funeral and Cats. We'll give you all the background on controversial real life events, the many faces of Tyler Perry, John Travolta's misadventures and some of the most astoundingly bad visual effects you've ever seen. Which movies will scoop the golden raspberries?


Episode 25: Arnie vs Sly

Join us as we pit two of the 80s biggest action stars head to head in two of their most critically savaged movies with Last Action Hero (1993) and Demolition Man (1993). We'll dig into the multitude of meta gags, the interminable celebrity cameos, which restaurant won the fast food wars and just how in the hell you use the three seashells. which movie mid life crisis will prevail?


Episode 24: Dry Land is a Myth

Pop punk band Destroy the Beast, Find the Baby join us in the studio for our longest ever episode as we discuss Willow (1988) and Waterworld (1995). We'll get into how George Lucas failed to launch a fantasy franchise, how Kevin Costner helped to make the most expensive movie ever and how quotes from these two movies helped the band to name their new EP (and themselves). Which overblown genre film will come out on top?


Episode 23: Game over man part 2...Would you like to continue?

Join us as we return to the craptastic world of video game movies with Street Fighter (1994) and Mortal Kombat (1995). We'll tell you some of the incredible stories behind these movies and how coked fuelled egos, rushed productions, terrible cgi, casting mishaps, injury and even death made the video game movie into a successful money making enterprise. Who will get the flawless victory?


Episode 22: Croc Tactics

Join us for our traditional killer animal summer episode as we review giant croc movies Alligator (1980) and Blood Surf (2000). We'll break down both of these snappy numbers and explain how these giant beasts were created, how sharks and crocs were able to be combined in the same film and the strange connection that Bryan Cranston has to the genre. Who will be top croc?


Episode 21: Trollololol

Join us as we review one of the most infamous bad movies ever made, and it's strangely lesser known predecessor. We'll explain how Harry Potter made his real film debut, how dentists and mental patients ended up being cast and how vegetarians ended up inspiring some of the schlockiest creatures in cinema history. Who will be crowned the goblin king?


Episode 20: Godzilla and Sons

Join us as we review 2 of the lamest entries in the 65 years of Godzilla movies with Son of Godzilla (1967) and Godzilla (1998). We'll explain how exactly Godzilla was able to procreate on his own and also how Roland Emmerich managed to make a Godzilla film without including the titular character. Who will be crowned king of the bad movie monsters?


Episode 19: The Tobe Hooper Acid Test

Join us as we revisit 3 of the most berzerk b movies of the 80s with Lifeforce (1985), Invaders from Mars (1986) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1986). Find out how horror legend Tobe Hooper was contracted to direct this insane trio of movies by infamous schlockers Cannon films as we attempt to figure out what the hell was going on in any of these films. Which Hooper/Cannon collab will come out on top?


Episode 18: Shorely you can't be Serious!

Join us as we review 2 of the goofiest, most brainless comedies of the 90s featuring the Weasel himself, Pauly Shore, with Son in Law (1993) and Bio-Dome (1996). We'll explain how exactly Shore came to find himself in these movies, how everybody else was convinced to do them and attempt to translate, at least some small part, of Pauly's unique lingo. Which movie will be recognised as a truly shore thing?


Episode 17: Wells, Wells, Wells

Join us as we review two of the more infamous adaptations of H.G Wells books The Island of Dr Moreau (1996) and The Time Machine (2002). Well break down how exactly these movies got the books so wrong and go into all the legendary behind the scenes gossip as well. Which Wells adaptation will stand tall?


Episode 16: Razzies Special

Join us as we give our thoughts on all 5 worst picture nominees for the Razzies 2019 Winchester, Robin Hood, The Happytime Murders, Holmes & Watson and Gotti. We'll give you the background on how all these films wound up being nominated, whether they're really that bad and give our bold predictions on which films will win big at the Razzies Ceremony. Which Turkey will go home with the gold?


Episode 15: Nic Cage Rampage

Join us as we review two of the most infamous performances by the mighty Nicolas Cage with Vampire's Kiss (1988) and The Wicker Man (2006). We'll break down the freakouts, hallucinations and endless Bee references and aim to answer the age old philosophical Nicolas Cage a good actor (in these 2 films). Who will prevail in the rage in the Cage?


Episode 14: Seasons Beatings

Join us for our festive special as the worlds of pro wrestling and Christmas movies collide with Santa with Muscles (1996) and Santa's Slay (2005). We'll explain how wrestling superstars Hulk Hogan and Bill Goldberg ended up in some of the worst and most bizarre xmas films ever made, and break down both of these unique interpretations of the Santa Claus character. Which Santa suplex machine will win this bout?


Episode 13: My friends call me James Bond

Join us as we review 2 of the most ludicrous entries into the Bond franchise with Moonraker (1979) and Die Another Day (2002). Find out how James Bond ended up in space in the most expensive bond film ever and how Die Another Day almost ended the Bond franchise, Halle Berry's life and earned Madonna a very unique award. Which Bond will live to die another day?


Episode 12: Turkish Delights

Join us as we review 2 of the most remarkable Turkish mockbusters in the form of The Man who saves the World (aka Turkish Star Wars) and Rampage (aka Turkish Rambo). We'll reveal just how this films were able to shamelessly rip off their American originals, including use of actual footage, and write their name into Turkish cinematic history. Which copyright calamity will prevail?


Episode 11: Halloween Special

Join us as we review the 2 worst films in the entire Halloween franchise, as voted for by you, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) and Halloween: Ressurrection (2002). We break down exactly how the iconic Michael myers ended up joining a druid cult and appearing on an internet reality tv show in preparation for the upcoming Halloween movie. Which Haddonfield Heavyweight will come out on top?


Episode 10: Virtual Reality Nightmare

Join us as we review 2 technophobic sci fi movies from the early 90s featuring the Lawnmower Man (1992) and Johnny Mnemonic (1995). Including casts bulging with Razzie nominated actors, laughable cgi and the dual overacting of both Pierce Brosnan and Keanu Reeves. We'll explain how exactly these films got technology so wrong as we delve into the extended cuts of both movies. Which movie will achieve virtual immortality?


Episode 9: Shark Tactics

Join us as we review 2 of the summer's biggest shark movies. We'll tell you exactly how The Meg managed to take a huge bite out of the box office and how The Last Sharknado somehow manages to wrap up 6 of the most insane b movies in history. Giant prehistoric sharks, time travel, amorous cockneys and many, many versions of Tara Reid in our biggestepisode yet! Which killer shark movie will come out as the apex predator?


Episode 8: Unhappy Summer Campers

Join us as we look back at some of the best loved summer camp horror movies of the 80s with the Sleepaway Camp trilogy. We'll compare Sleepaway Camp (1980), Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers (1988) and Sleepaway Camp 3: Teenage Wasteland (1989). A trilogy of Cheesy slasher movies spanning nearly a decade, various casting changes and all sorts of wildly inappropriate topics. Which Sleepaway Camp will survive the summer?


Episode 7: Leprechaun Gold

Join us as we review 2 of the later entries in the long running franchise, Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996) and Leprechaun in the Hood (2000). We'll explain exactly how the green machine wound up in outer space and smoking a joint with Ice T as we recap these bizarre sequels. Which ludicrous Leprechaun movie will come out on top?