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94 – Collateral

COLLATERAL A dangerous game of cat and mouse ensues when a hired hitman is contracted to kill the key players in an upcoming trial against a drug kingpin. The hitman's usual M.O. becomes compromised when the cab driver that he hires to shuttle him around Los Angeles becomes wise to the killer's true intentions. Alan and Craig discuss Tom Cruise as a bad guy, video games making you late, a Horrorthon update and the movie “Collateral” on this week’s Matinee Villains! This episode is sponsored...


93 – Psycho

PSYCHO Hoping for a fresh start with her boyfriend, Marion steals a huge sum from her boss and skips town, eventually stopping at a remote motel. There, she's served by the intensely awkward yet docile Norman Bates whom she often hears arguing with his domineering mother. But later that night, Marion is brutally slain, and When a detective and Marion's sister visit the motel to investigate, they uncover shocking truths. Alan and Craig discuss the master performance of Anthony Perkins, the...


92 – The Cabin in the Woods

THE CABIN IN THE WOODS Patreon Membership Drive month concludes with a great take on horror movies! Alan and Craig discuss fandom, feeding the beast and getting super meta with the most meta of horror movies "The Cabin In The Woods" on this week's Matinee Heroes! Show Notes 1:32 Discussion of "The Cabin in the Woods" 17:51 Recasting 23:09 Double Feature 24:33 Final Thoughts Next week's kick off Matinee Villains month in style with one of the greatest villains ever...Norman Bates in "PSYCHO"


91 – Fargo

FARGO Patreon Membership Drive month continues as we head north to Minnesota! Alan and Craig discuss running blind, creating and destroying families, the great Marge Gunderson and the movie "Fargo" on this week's Matinee Heroes! Show Notes 1:57 Discussion of "Fargo" 21:20 Recasting 27:23 Double Feature 28:57 Final Thoughts Next week's we wrap up our Patreon Membership Drive with "The Cabin in the Woods"


90 – John Carpenter’s The Thing

JOHN CARPENTER'S THE THING Patreon Membership Drive month continues as we beat the heat by going Antarctic with THE THING. Alan and Craig discuss the eternal oldness of Wilfred Brimley, the beauty of gore, paranoia and the movie "THE THING" on this week's Matinee Heroes! Show Notes 1:50 Discussion of "The Thing" 20:33 Recasting 27:19 Double Feature 32:04 Final Thoughts Next week's we continue our Patreon Membership Drive with "Fargo"


89 – Alien

ALIEN Patreon Membership Drive month continues as we look back to our celebration of ALIENS week with our discussion of the original Alien. Don't forget to head to our shop and buy the Aliens Manatee shirt as well! Alan and Craig discuss, phallic symbols, anxiety, dreaming of the monster and discuss the movie "ALIEN" on this week's Matinee Heroes! Show Notes 1:12 Discussion of "Alien" 22:50 Recasting 32:42 Double Feature 34:29 Final Thoughts Next week's we continue our Patreon Membership...


88 – Rushmore

RUSHMORE Patreon Membership month kick's off with Alan and Craig discussing Houston, Alan's childhood, internet trolling and the movie Rushmore on this week's Matinee Heroes - Patreon Edition! Show Notes 1:35 Discussion of "The Rushmore" 30:50 Recasting 38:22 Double Feature 38:49 Final Thoughts Next week's we continue our Patreon Membership Drive with "Alien"


87 – The Fugitive

THE FUGITIVE Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Dr. Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard whose relentless pursuit leaves no warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse or doghouse unchecked. Alan and Craig discuss horrible dummy wrangling, September’s Patreon membership drive, and celebrate Craig’s birthday by discussing the movie The Fugitive, on this week’s Matinee...


86 – Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Kahn

STAR TREK 2: THE WRATH OF KAHN The starship Enterprise and its' crew are pulled back into action when an old nemesis, Khan, steals a top secret device called Project Genesis. His plan for revenge is to set a deadly trap for his old enemy, Kirk...with the threat of universal Armageddon! Alan and Craig discuss getting old, overacting, Spike Lee’s latest Blackkklansman and the sci-fi classic “Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Kahn" on this week’s Matinee Heroes! Show Notes 1:09 Alan and Craig discuss...


85 – Seven Samurai

SEVEN SAMURAI Residents of a small Japanese village seek protection against repeated attacks by a band of marauding thieves. Offering mere handfuls of rice as payment, they hire seven masterless samurai to protect them from invading bandits. Alan and Craig discuss D&D parties, honor, the great Akira Kurosawa and celebrate Alan’s birthday with his favorite movie of all time “Seven Samurai” on this week’s Matinee Heroes! Show Notes 0:55 Alan and Craig discuss Alan's birthday which was August...


84 – Edge of Tomorrow

EDGE OF TOMORROW An alien race, undefeatable by any existing military unit, has launched a relentless attack on Earth, and Major William Cage finds himself dropped into a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage is thrown into a time loop, forced to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again and again. Alan and Craig discuss Movie Stars, character growth, Tom Cruise and the movie “Edge of Tomorrow” on this week’s Matinee Heroes! Show Notes 0:57 Alan and Craig...


83 – Secondhand Lions

SECONDHAND LIONS A shy young boy sent to spend the summer with his eccentric uncles soon becomes enthralled with unraveling the mystery that has followed the uncles for years. Hearing tales of their exotic adventures involving kidnapped princesses, Arabian sheiks and lost treasure, not only brings him closer to his uncles but also teaches him what it means to believe in something... whether it's true or not. Alan and Craig discuss Texas, the truth versus the legend, a brief review of Mission...


82 – Serpico

SERPICO Frank Serpico is an idealistic New York City cop who refuses to take bribes, unlike the rest of the force. His actions get Frank shunned by the other officers, and often placed in dangerous situations by his partners. When his superiors ignore Frank's accusations of corruption, he decides to go public with the allegations. Although this causes the Knapp Commission to investigate his claims, Frank has also placed a target on himself. Alan and Craig discuss fighting the system, June’s...


81 – Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM A villainous killer known as the Mask of the Phantasm has been systematically eliminating nefarious criminals in Gotham City. Since police and gangsters alike have credited Batman with the murders he'll have to discover the identity of the Mask to clear his own good crime-fighting name. Alan and Craig discuss voice acting, the new DC Universe platform, Craig’s entire panel with Kevin Conroy and the movie “Batman: Mask of the Phantasm” on this week’s Matinee...


80 – Little Women

LITTLE WOMEN With her husband off at war, Marmee is left alone to raise their four daughters. As the years pass, the sisters share some of the most cherished and painful memories of self-discovery, as Marmee and Aunt March guide them through issues of independence, romance and virtue. Alan and Craig are joined by Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film on twitter)as they discuss feminism, snaggle toothed brats and wrap up matinee heroines month with the 1994 version of Little Women on this week’s...


79 – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON Two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocrat prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her deeply romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face to face with their worst enemy - and the inescapable, enduring power of love Alan and Craig are joined by guest Melissa Kaercher (@chebutykin on twitter) to discuss...


78 – The Quick and the Dead

THE QUICK AND THE DEAD A mysterious young woman rides into town, a six-shooter strapped to her hip and revenge burning in her heart. She's come to kill Herod, the town's sadistic mayor, who is in the midst of organizing a quick-draw tournament in which the loser dies. Alan and Craig are joined by Elisabeth Rappe (@ElisabethRappe on twitter) to discuss westerns, anal glands, Gene Hackman and the movie “The Quick and the Dead” as Matinee Heroines month continues on this week’s Matinee Heroes!...


77 – Wonder Woman

WONDER WOMAN An Amazon princess named Diana lives an idyllic existence on an island occupied solely by female warriors, but her life changes forever after American pilot Steve Trevor crash-lands nearby. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers...and her true destiny ... Alan and Craig are joined by Meredith Nudo (@MeredithNudo on twitter) to discuss mansplaining, free beer, why villains are hard to write for and the movie "Wonder Woman" as we...


76 – James Marsters LIVE at Comicpalooza

JAMES MARSTERS LIVE AT COMICPALOOZA In this very special episode, Craig sits down with James Marsters (@JamesMarstersOF on twitter) from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel's the Runaways and Torchwood to discuss his career, singing on Buffy, his online show Vidiots with Mark Devine and questions from the audience! " template="/home/content/p3pnexwpnas16_data01/27/3735927/html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-carousel.php"...


75 – 9 to 5

9 TO 5 Three fed-up secretaries kidnap their sexist boss, and force him to authorize office improvements. The scheme spins wildly out of control, forcing them to keep their boss tied up as they take over the company and run it their own way. Alan and Craig are joined by Windy Bowlsby to kick off Matinee Heroines month as they discuss women in the workplace, musicals, massive xerox machines and the feminist classic “9 to 5”. Show Notes 1:23 Alan and Craig read some comments and welcome guest...