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The podcast that talks about those odd movies that had no business being released in the blockbuster summer months.

The podcast that talks about those odd movies that had no business being released in the blockbuster summer months.
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The podcast that talks about those odd movies that had no business being released in the blockbuster summer months.

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English

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Ep. #68-Gremlins

12/7/2018
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This week, as we head into the holiday season, we take on 1984’s yuletide horror comedy GREMLINS, directed by Joe Dante. Little green monsters. Murder. Mayhem. Death by microwave. Yep, the staples of a classic Christmas genre flick are on full display. So does this movie still hold up 34 years later? Is Gizmo as … Continue reading Ep. #68-Gremlins →

Duration:01:38:23

Ep. #67-Dutch

11/21/2018
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Just in time for Thanksgiving, we take on 1991’s John Hughes-penned road trip comedy DUTCH, in which Ed O’Neill travels across the country to bring home his girlfriend’s bratty teenage son for Turkey Day. And nothing screams the holidays like child abuse, Marxism, thieving prostitutes, homeless shelters, fireworks, and horny teens. Yeah, this movie is … Continue reading Ep. #67-Dutch →

Duration:01:53:03

Ep. #66-O

11/9/2018
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On this week’s episode, Shakespeare meets high school–remember when that was a trend?!–as we take on 2001’s “O”, director Tim Blake Nelson’s controversial take on “Othello.” Mekhi Phifer stars as Odin, star player of his prep school’s basketball team and the envy of the duplicitous Hugo, played by the consistently bedhead-addled Josh Hartnett. How far … Continue reading Ep. #66-O →

Duration:01:53:56

Ep. #65-The Descent

10/26/2018
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This week, our Month of Horrors Extravaganza comes to an end as we tackle 2006’s spelunking gore-fest THE DESCENT, directed by Neil Marshall. When six thrill-seeking friends take on an unexplored cave system, they battle more than just claustrophobia as they come face-to-face with some very pissed off gollums who seem to have an appetite … Continue reading Ep. #65-The Descent →

Duration:03:13:41

Ep. #64-Halloween: Resurrection

10/19/2018
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As the latest HALLOWEEN makes its ways into theaters, why not take a step back in time and see how Hollywood tried to destroy one of the greatest slasher series of all time with 2002’S HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION, directed by Rick Rosenthal. Michael Myers is back, and he’s entering the digital age by targeting a group … Continue reading Ep. #64-Halloween: Resurrection →

Duration:01:42:24

Ep. #63-Deep Red

10/12/2018
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Our Month of Horrors Extravaganza continues this week as week take on 1976’s DEEP RED, from giallo master Dario Argento. When pianist David Hemmings witnesses the murder of a young woman, he takes it upon himself to become an amateur sleuth and find the killer. But who could it be? The sexy journalist covering the … Continue reading Ep. #63-Deep Red →

Duration:01:54:32

Ep. #62-Jeepers Creepers 2

10/5/2018
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On this week’s episode, we kick off our Month of Horrors Extravaganza with 2003’s JEEPERS CREEPERS 2, directed by human piece of garbage Victor Salva. In this very stupid sequel to the not-half-bad original, our old pal The Creeper is back, and he’s ready to feast on a bus full of high school boys who … Continue reading Ep. #62-Jeepers Creepers 2 →

Duration:01:45:50

Ep. #61-The Legend of Billie Jean

9/28/2018
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On this week’s episode, fair is fair as we take on 1985’s teen rebel cry THE LEGEND OF BILLIE JEAN. Helen Slater plays the titular heroine, a modern-day Joan of Arc who simply wants the $608 owed to her family for a destroyed scooter. But after an accidental shooting, Billie Jean and her friends are … Continue reading Ep. #61-The Legend of Billie Jean →

Duration:01:41:26

Ep. #60-The Fast & the Furious: Tokyo Drift

9/21/2018
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As co-host Luke zooms off to the Toronto Film Festival, Steve calls on some friends–no, family–to take on 2006’s much-maligned action sequel THE FAST & THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT, directed by Justin Lin. Lucas Black plays an American goober who is shipped to Tokyo and discovers the unique form of car racing known as drifting. … Continue reading Ep. #60-The Fast & the Furious: Tokyo Drift →

Duration:01:32:42

Ep. #59-The Rescue (1988)

9/14/2018
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On this week’s episode, a group of ragtag teenagers sneak into North Korea to save their imprisoned military fathers in 1988’s action-adventure THE RESCUE, a film that is currently in the running for the stupidest thing we’ve yet watched for this podcast. Re-read that synopsis! But that doesn’t mean it isn’t a whole lot of … Continue reading Ep. #59-The Rescue (1988) →

Duration:01:43:04

Ep. #58-Blow Out

9/7/2018
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RAISING CAIN fans, take note! On this week’s episode, we head back to Brian De Palma country as we take on 1981’s political thriller BLOW OUT. John Travolta stars as a movie sound editor who accidentally records the murder of a potential Presidential nominee. But will our “ear witness” be able to solve this crime … Continue reading Ep. #58-Blow Out →

Duration:01:39:56

Ep. #57-Morgan

8/31/2018
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On this week’s episode, we invite one of our favorite guests, the one and only Morgan, to take on the most Morgan of all films, 2016’s sci-fi thriller MORGAN, directed by Luke Scott. A genetically engineered human has had enough of being a lab rat and goes on a killing spree–although we’re most impressed by … Continue reading Ep. #57-Morgan →

Duration:01:42:55

Ep. #56-The Stupids

8/24/2018
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On this week’s episode, we somehow manage to get even dumber than usual as we take on 1996’s family comedy THE STUPIDS, directed by John Landis(!). Tom Arnold stars Stanley Stupid, the patriarch of the world’s most simple-minded family. How stupid are they?!! Well, for starters, Tom Arnold is the patriarch. We kid! But what’s … Continue reading Ep. #56-The Stupids →

Duration:01:30:44

Ep. #55-The Meg

8/17/2018
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On this week’s episode, we head back to the movie theater to witness Jason Statham take on the mother of all sharks in 2018’s big-budget action spectacle THE MEG, directed by Jon Turteltaub. So is this film as much fun as the trailers would lead us to believe? Or are we looking at another tired … Continue reading Ep. #55-The Meg →

Duration:02:02:11

Ep. #54-DOA: Dead or Alive

8/10/2018
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On this week’s episode, we tackle the least-respected genre in film today–the video game adaptation–as we discuss 2007’s DOA: DEAD OR ALIVE, directed by Corey Yuen. Watch as four of the most beautiful women on the planet strap on bikinis, play volleyball, and kick a whole lot of ass in a movie tailor-made for pretty … Continue reading Ep. #54-DOA: Dead or Alive →

Duration:01:47:08

Ep. #53-Chill Factor

8/3/2018
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Boiling summer temps got you down? Then come cool off with us as we take on 1999’s long-forgotten action-comedy CHILL FACTOR. Cuba Gooding Jr. and Skeet Ulrich star as a pair of mismatched working-class stiffs who are tasked with saving the world when they come in possession of a chemical bomb that will detonate if … Continue reading Ep. #53-Chill Factor →

Duration:01:45:53

Ep. #52-A Fish Called Wanda

7/27/2018
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On this week’s episode, we head across the pond to tackle 1988’s Monty Python-esque comedy A FISH CALLED WANDA, directed by Charles Crichton. An all-star cast including Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, and Oscar winner Kevin Kline star in this very unique and very British caper farce, which surprisingly was one of the biggest hits … Continue reading Ep. #52-A Fish Called Wanda →

Duration:01:33:28

Ep. #51-Wild At Heart

7/20/2018
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On this week’s episode, Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern play seriously sensual lovers-on-the-lam in David Lynch’s twisted take on the The Wizard of Oz, 1990’s WILD AT HEART. So just how strange are we talking? Crispin Glover puts cockroaches in his underwear. Diane Ladd covers her face in lipstick and vomit. Nicolas Cage channels Elvis. … Continue reading Ep. #51-Wild At Heart →

Duration:02:06:57

Ep. #50-Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning

7/13/2018
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This week, in honor of Friday the 13th, we take on the weirdest Jason flick in horror history: FRIDAY THE 13TH PART V: A NEW BEGINNING. As a group of troubled teens try to overcome a variety of issues ranging from sex addiction to homicidal tendencies to, uh, stuttering, a certain masked killer crashes the … Continue reading Ep. #50-Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning →

Duration:01:40:42

Ep. #49-Twister

7/6/2018
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On this Very Special Episode, we take on the film that serves as the basis for our podcast’s rating system: 1996’s TWISTER, directed by Jan de Bont and starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt. Once and for all, we are going to determine if this big-budget special effects extravaganza is indeed the most basic summer … Continue reading Ep. #49-Twister →

Duration:02:04:45