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Welcome to the madhouse! Join filmmakers Brian Cottington, John Wooliscoft, and Elaine Wooliscroft as they dive into the latest films, film news, and entertainment-news. No movie is beyond entry into the madhouse, be it the finest fillet mignon of cinema to the greasiest fast food of cinematic schlock

Welcome to the madhouse! Join filmmakers Brian Cottington, John Wooliscoft, and Elaine Wooliscroft as they dive into the latest films, film news, and entertainment-news. No movie is beyond entry into the madhouse, be it the finest fillet mignon of cinema to the greasiest fast food of cinematic schlock
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Welcome to the madhouse! Join filmmakers Brian Cottington, John Wooliscoft, and Elaine Wooliscroft as they dive into the latest films, film news, and entertainment-news. No movie is beyond entry into the madhouse, be it the finest fillet mignon of cinema to the greasiest fast food of cinematic schlock

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Episodes

Halloween (2018) - Movie Review - Episode 119

11/13/2018
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Oh boy, just when you think you’ve gotten over that stomach ache from eating too much halloween candy, we pull you back in! This week we are analyzing the much hyped soft sequel reboot, Halloween. The newest entry in the Halloween Franchise that gives the X Men films a run for their money for the most screwed up timeline continuity awards. So does the film live up to the hype? Take a listen and find out. Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on our TeePublic Store! Sign up...

Duration:01:21:02

Adam Rockoff- Slasher Film Expert and Author of "Going to Pieces" - Episode 118

11/9/2018
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This week, we are joined by an exclusive interview with Adam Rockoff, the screenwriter, producer, and author who literally wrote the book on the slasher film. He is the author of two go to books on the sub genre, “The Horror of It All” and “Going to Pieces” which eventually became a well known documentary of the same name. Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on our TeePublic Store! Sign up for PSYCHOS NATION: Our Monthly Newsletter

Duration:00:42:05

Johnathan Fuller of Skyscraper and Castle Freak - Halloween Treat - Bonus

10/31/2018
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We have a nice little bonus treat for all you trick or treaters out there. While we were on a short film production hiatus, John did an amazing interview with Johnathan Fuller, an actor who is known for such films like Skyscraper, Castle Freak, and a myriad of other film and tv roles. Johnathan detailed his career as an actor and his experience working with Anna Nicole Smith in Skyscraper. Check out Johnathan's newest film, Bigger, which details the rise of the Weider brothers who took...

Duration:00:30:04

The Halloween Film Series - Retrospective - Episode 117

10/28/2018
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Happy Halloween everyone! We've been MIA for a little bit (working on a short film) but we are back with a very special treat for you all. This week, we are breaking down the Halloween film franchise. A film series that ultimately changed the course of the horror genre with the creation of Michael Myers; A masked killer with serious family issues. So grab your William Shatner masks or Silver Shamrock masks if you are cool with Halloween 3, and get ready for our in depth retrospective on...

Duration:02:19:36

Slasher Films - Episode 116

10/8/2018
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This week, we continue our month long celebration of everything spooky with a deep discussion on the history and tropes contained in the humble Slasher Film. Why are we drawn to a type of movie that contains a little more than a loosely drawn morality tale with loads of blood and guts? How did these films rise to prominence in the 1980s and fall in the 90’s only to be revived again with the meta film, Scream? So grab your hockey mask or knife glove as we take a deep dark look at the...

Duration:01:24:14

Ghostbusters 2 - Live From Pittsburgh Pod Con - Episode 115

10/1/2018
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This week we are live from Pittsburgh Pod Con reviewing one of the best and often misunderstood films to come from one of the best years in film, 1989. We are of course talking about the 1989 sequel, Ghostbusters 2. A movie that introduced us to the term "Slime Time" and so many Peter MacNicol quotes about Vigo The Carpathian. So hop into our Ecto1 and grab yourself an ectocooler as we ask the question; Is Ghostbusters 2 really that awful? Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25%...

Duration:00:56:48

Our Top 10 Favorite Movies of All Time - Episode 114

9/16/2018
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This week, Brian, John, and Laine are baring their souls to you guys with a very personal count down of each the their Top 10 favorite movies of all time. We also have a 3 way news bit with the death of Burt Reynolds and Mac Miller, and reports of Apple deleting purchased films. It is one hell of a jam packed episode! This episode is brought to you by The Silk Screen Film Festival taking place in Pittsburgh this month from Sept. 22-30th. For the festival schedule and more information,...

Duration:01:25:36

Interview - Doug Field and Susan Benson: FX and Prop Fabricators behind Teeth and Fear The Walking Dead - Episode 113

9/9/2018
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This week, we are featuring an Interview with Professional FX artists and prop fabricators, Doug Field and Susan Benson. Doug and Susan have worked on a number of big budget films including the Machete films, Transformers Extinction, Fear the walking dead, and most notably a movie we reviewed, Teeth. This episode is brought to you by The Silk Screen Film Festival taking place in Pittsburgh this month from Sept. 22-30th. For the festival schedule and more information, visit...

Duration:01:00:51

The Happytime Murders (2018) - Movie Review - Episode 112

9/2/2018
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What happens when you combine the age old talent of Jim Henson’s muppets, SNL super star Melissa McCarthy, and a raunchy faux noir script…you get what has been dubbed one of the worst films of the year. We are talking of course about “The Happy Time Murder”s and it is our featured review for this week’s episode of The Cinema Psychos Show! Let’s get to it! This episode is brought to you by The Silk Screen Film Festival taking place in Pittsburgh this month from Sept. 22-30th. For the...

Duration:01:01:49

Toys (1992) - Movie Review- Episode 111

8/25/2018
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This week, we examine what happens when you get one of the biggest comedians of the 90’s, hot off a hugely popular animated film, and give him free reign in a movie about a man-child son of an eccentric toy maker battling over the soul of his toy company with his militaristic uncle surrounded by absurdity, grossly beautiful set pieces, and oh yea a robot sister. You get the movie “Toys” from 1992 and it is our pick for “Really That Awful?” Episode Summary Opening- :00Toys Review-00:55:00...

Duration:01:05:26

King Cohen - Movie Review - Mini Episode

8/23/2018
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Didn't get a chance to check out our mini episode live stream? Well here is your chance to listen to it. In this mini episode, we preview Episode 111 (our "Toys" Review), announce an upcoming indiegogo campaign, and review a new documentary from Dark Star Pictures, King Cohen; a film about one of the pioneers of independent horror and cult cinema, Larry Cohen. Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on our TeePublic Store! Sign up for PSYCHOS NATION: Our Monthly Newsletter

Duration:00:09:18

Skyscraper (1996) - Movie Review - Episode 110

8/12/2018
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This week we are cashing in on that sweet, sweet SEO magic by not reviewing The Rock’s newest film, Skyscraper; but instead diving into the little known Anna Nicole Smith gem from 1996, Skyscraper. A movie that asks the question, what happens when you combine the plot of Die Hard, soft core pornography, and the acting stylings of Anna Nicole Smith and discount 90’s movie thugs. We’ll find out today! Episode Summary Opening- :50The Firing of James Gunn - 4:55Skyscraper Review -23:24 Use the...

Duration:01:08:19

Strong Women In Film - Episode 109

7/30/2018
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This week is all about the ladies! Laine takes the lead in educating John and Brian on what makes a strong female character in film and why Hollywood continually misses the mark when it comes to crafting these characters and how they can improve them. We also discuss the news of Scarlett Johansson's exit from the film Rub and Tug. Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on our TeePublic Store! Sign up for PSYCHOS NATION: Our Monthly Newsletter

Duration:01:17:56

Pacific Rim: Uprising & Super Troopers 2 - Mini Episode

7/24/2018
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Since we are off this week, we wanted to give you a little mini episode as we again experiment with Facebook live. Featured in this mini episode is a preview of episode 109, our Strong Women in Film episode that drops next week and a review of Pacific Rim: Uprising and Super Troopers 2. Two movies that ask the question, "Is it always a good idea to make a sequel to a seemingly good movie?" Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on our TeePublic Store! Sign up for PSYCHOS...

Duration:00:10:58

Ant-Man and The Wasp - Episode 108

7/15/2018
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This week, we discuss the allegations of censorship for horror filmmakers that use Indiegogo for crowdsourcing. Also, we jump into the quantum realm with Ant-Man & The Wasp, the latest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe designed to help treat that depression hangover that you’ve had since the end of Avengers Infinity War. Medium.com Article on Indiegogo Censorship Allegations Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on our TeePublic Store! Sign up for PSYCHOS NATION: Our...

Duration:01:14:51

Actress Katie Maloney of Night Zero - Episode 107

7/8/2018
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This week we are back with big news and an equally big interview! Our host, Brian welcomes the arrival of his new baby daughter. Also, we announce the podcast will be shifting to bi weekly for the summer. Our feature this week is our awesome interview with local Pittsburgh actress, stuntwoman, and comedian, Katie Maloney; the star of the new indie horror film, Night Zero. So buckle up for a jam packed episode! Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on our TeePublic...

Duration:00:56:50

Death To Smoochy - Episode 106

6/28/2018
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This week, we are recapping the allegations against king nerd himself, Chris Hardwick. Our feature this week is another entry into our new series “Really, That Awful?” We are exploring one of the best dark comedies to come from the mind of visionary filmmaker and actor, Danny DeVito with his 2002 classic, “Death To Smoochy.” Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on our TeePublic Store! Sign up for PSYCHOS NATION: Our Monthly Newsletter

Duration:01:17:24

Fateful Findings - The Films of Neil Breen - Episode 105

6/17/2018
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Behold friend! The End is Near! The Age of the Breenpocalypse is upon us! Yes, Breenpocalypse, a 4 part examination of arguably one of the absolute worst and most bizarre filmmakers out there; Neil Breen. And what better way to start off this commentary of dookie than by examining Breen at his finest; the 2013 cult classic, Fateful Findings. A movie that will have you sitting there contemplating your own existence as well as what exactly you're watching.

Duration:01:23:50

Michael Moore - Filmmaker Retrospective - Episode 104

6/11/2018
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On this week’s episode, we detail how you can win an awesome grand prize by entering our very first contest! We also recap the tragic death of Anthony Bourdain and how it has reverberated through Hollywood. Our feature this week is a recap of the career of Michael Moore. A filmmaker who transformed the documentary genre while at the same time bringing to light big issues facing the country. We get a bit political on this one but definitely a good conversation. Use the coupon code...

Duration:01:23:49

Solo: A Star Wars Story - Episode 103

6/3/2018
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This is another CODE RED SPOILER ALERT! This week, the gang is back together to tackle the newest entry into the ever growing list of spin off Star Wars movies that try to be good, but simply just aren't. We are of course talking about SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY. Also known as the movie that no one asked for and no one really wanted. But does this movie deserve all the hate? Does it really suffer from subpar storytelling even with Ron Howard at the helm and backed by the House of Mouse? ...

Duration:01:35:31