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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

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

Tony Wash of Scotchworthy Productions - Episode 102

5/27/2018
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This week, we've got a bit of sad news for Pittsburgh indie filmmakers with reports that Pittsburgh Filmmakers, one of the oldest non profit filmmaking centers, have cancelled fall classes and are planning to sell their Melwood Ave building. We also are joined with Tony Wash, a rising star in indie horror who has been featured at SXSW and Screamfest. He sits down to discuss the trials and tribulations of independent filmmaking as well as his newest features, The Rake, Skeletons in the...

Duration:01:23:26

Avengers: Infinity War - Episode 101

5/21/2018
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Here we go folks! This is a Code Red SPOILER ALERT! A giant movie event that has been 10 years in the making. This week we are tackling the titan that is Avengers: Infinity War. A movie that proceeds with the challenge of giving everyone in the Marvel MCU time to shine while at the same time trying to deliver on the massive speculation filled narrative that is Thanos and his quest for the Infinity Stones. So does Marvel stick the landing? We'll find out today! Use the coupon code...

Duration:01:40:15

Plan 9 From Outer Space LIVE!- Episode 100

5/13/2018
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Well, we made it to episode 100! In honor of reaching this milestone we are diving into the grand daddy of all bad movies, Plan 9 From Outer Space LIVE from Black Forge Coffee House in Pittsburgh! In this episode, we examine the man, the myth, the legend of Edward D. Wood Jr. and his misunderstood classic. We'll try to answer some of the more controversial questions like what exactly is Plan 9 and what the hell happened to Plans 1-8? Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on...

Duration:01:23:33

NC-17 Movies - Episode 99

4/26/2018
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This week’s secret word is “FAP!” This week, we are talking our new TeePublic Store and our exclusive discount code, the fallout from our April Fools Episode, The end of an era with the cancellation of Ash Vs Evil Dead, and the history of the ratings system in Hollywood. Specifically how the stigma of an NC-17 rating can effect the film’s narrative and it’s financial viability. Use the coupon code "psychosnation" and save 25% on our TeePublic Store! Don't forget our FREE 100th Episode...

Duration:01:07:59

Ready Player One with Kevin Finch - Movie Review - Episode 98

4/16/2018
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Prepare yourselves for a massive overload of member-berries and nostalgia of megazord proportions. This week we are tackling the nostalgia juggernaut, Ready Player One. A movie designed for neck-beards nerds; so we invited our own resident neck-beard nerd, Kevin Finch, to aid us in analyzing this nostalgia time capsule wrapped in a Zemeckis Cube. Sign up for PSYCHOS NATION: Our Monthly Newsletter

Duration:01:34:27

Andrea James - Filmmaker Interview - Episode 97

4/9/2018
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This week, John and Laine take the reins while Brian is out and interview filmmaker, consultant, and activist: Andrea James. Andrea breaks down her journey as a trans activist and filmmaker. She offers brilliant insight into the depiction of trans people in media as well as successes in Hollywood with her own projects. Sign up for PSYCHOS NATION: Our Monthly Newsletter

Duration:00:55:45