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Reels of Justice

Media & Entertainment Podcasts

We put movies on trial.

We put movies on trial.

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United States

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We put movies on trial.

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English


Episodes

ROJ-126: “The People vs. Wild Wild West” with Mike Natale

12/2/2021
Mike Natale (“You’re Missing Out Podcast”) puts on his black hat and gets wicki-wicki-wild when he defends the 1996 comedy western “Wild Wild West.” *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Mike Natale. Judge: The Honorable Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:01:05:35

ROJ-125: “The People vs. Cats (2019)” with Chris Gersbeck

11/25/2021
On this week’s episode, Chris Gersbeck (“Dumb Industries”) breaks out his furry leotard and attempts to defend the cinematic abomination that is 2019’s “Cats.” *** Prosecutor: Maynard Bangs. Defense: Chris Gersbeck. Judge: The Honorable Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Dylan J. Schlender, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:01:00:50

ROJ-124: “The People vs. Congo” with Billy Ray Brewton

11/18/2021
This week, Billy Ray Brewton (“Scripts Gone Wild”) charts some very treacherous waters as he defends the 1995 adventure film “Congo.” *** Prosecutor: Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Defense: Billy Ray Brewton. Judge: The Honorable Big Ben Haslar. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:01:03:13

ROJ-123: “The People vs. The Peanut Butter Solution” with Deanna Rooney

11/11/2021
Deanna Rooney (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”) makes her long-awaited return to the court this week to defend the very bizarre and obscure 1985 children’s film “The Peanut Butter Solution.” *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Deanna Rooney. Judge: The Honorable Maynard Bangs. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:00:54:21

ROJ-122: “The People vs. 10” with Simon Majumdar

11/4/2021
On this week’s episode, Simon Majumdar (Food Network, “Eat My Globe” Podcast) graces the court with his presence to defend the 1979 romantic comedy, “10.” *** Prosecutor: Dylan J. Schlender. Defense: Simon Majumdar. Judge: The Honorable Maynard Bangs Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:01:07:05

ROJ-121: “The Abominable Dr. Phibes vs. Theater of Blood” with Jeremy Black

10/28/2021
“Hell on Reels” comes to a tragic end as Jeremy Black joins us again to pit two classic Vincent Price films against one another: 1971’s “The Abominable Dr. Phibes” and 1973’s “Theater of Blood.” *** “The Abominable Dr. Phibes:” Ryan Luis Rodriguez. “Theater of Blood:” Jeremy Black. Judge: The Honorable Big Ben Haslar. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden. Prologue Theremin Theme: 18 -...

Duration:00:57:30

ROJ-120: “The People vs. Leprechaun in the Hood” with Emily Marsh and Conor McGiffin

10/21/2021
Nothing can stop “Hell on Reels” when Emily Marsh and Conor McGiffin (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”) go tooth-and-nail against one another to decide if the 2000 horror comedy “Leprechaun in the Hood” is guilty of being a bad movie. *** Prosecutor: Conor McGiffin. Defense: Emily Marsh. Judge: The Honorable Big Ben Haslar. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden. Prologue Theremin...

Duration:01:02:21

ROJ-119: A Casual Conversation with Kirk R. Thatcher

10/18/2021
In this special bonus episode of “Hell on Reels,” Kirk R. Thatcher joins us to discuss his latest film, “Muppets Haunted Mansion,” as well as some of his favorite Halloween movies. *** Featuring: Kirk R. Thatcher, Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Dylan J. Schlender, Ben Haslar, Maynard Bangs. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden. Prologue Theremin Theme: 18 - theremin.wav by rap2h https://freesound.org/people/rap2h/sounds/151312/

Duration:01:03:35

ROJ-118: “The People vs. Urban Legend” with Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger

10/14/2021
On this installment of “Hell on Reels,” Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger (“New England Legends” Podcast) defend the 1998 slasher “Urban Legend.” *** Prosecutor: Maynard Bangs. Defense: Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Big Ben Haslar, Dylan J. Schlender, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden. Prologue Theremin Theme: 18 - theremin.wav by rap2h...

Duration:00:56:23

ROJ-117: “The People vs. The Last House on the Left (1972)” with Robin Warder

10/7/2021
“Hell on Reels” keeps on rolling as Robin Warder (“The Trail Went Cold” Podcast) returns to the court to defend Wes Craven’s controversial 1972 exploitation horror film, “The Last House on the Left.” *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Robin Warder. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden. Prologue Theremin Theme: 18 - theremin.wav by...

Duration:01:00:35

ROJ-116: “The People vs. Freddy vs. Jason” with J.D. Ryznar

9/30/2021
This week, we kick off October’s “Hell on Reels” series right, as J.D. Ryznar (“Yacht Rock”) strolls leisurely into the courtroom to prosecute the 2003 slasher crossover “Freddy vs. Jason” and discuss the zen of Yacht Rock. *** Prosecutor: J.D. Ryznar. Defense: Dylan J. Schlender. Judge: The Honorable Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Ben Haslar, Maynard Bangs. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden. Prologue Theremin Theme:...

Duration:01:03:17

ROJ-115: “The People vs. Dune (1984)” with Isaac Arthur

9/23/2021
On this week’s episode, Isaac Arthur (“Science and Futurism”) walks without rhythm when he defends the 1984 science fiction epic “Dune.” *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Isaac Arthur. Judge: The Honorable Maynard Bangs. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:00:54:07

ROJ-114: “The People vs. U.S. Marshals” with Clay Keller

9/16/2021
Clay Keller (“Screen Drafts” Podcast) appears in court this week to clear the name of the 1998 Tommy Lee Jones-helmed action thriller, “U.S. Marshals.” *** Prosecutor: Maynard Bangs. Defense: Clay Keller. Judge: The Honorable Big Ben Haslar. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Dylan J. Schlender, Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:01:02:23

ROJ-113: “Zulu vs. Gunga Din” with Jeremy Black

9/9/2021
This week, Jeremy Black once again steps into the courtroom, this time to represent the 1964 British war film “Zulu” as it clashes against the 1939 adventure film “Gunga Din.” *** “Zulu:” Jeremy Black. “Gunga Din:” Maynard Bangs. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Ben Haslar, Dylan J. Schlender. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:01:07:45

ROJ-112: “The People vs. Radioland Murders” with Grant Baciocco

9/2/2021
On this week’s episode, Grant Baciocco (Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return) vows to find the real killer and clear the good name of 1994’s comedy whodunnit, “Radioland Murders.” *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Grant Baciocco. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Special Guest Correspondent: Toiley T. Paper. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:00:56:39

ROJ-111: “The People vs. Escape from L.A.” with Phillip Mottaz

8/26/2021
Author Phillip Mottaz (“The Murderous Haircut of the Mayor of Bel Air”) is summoned to the court this week to defend the 1996 action sequel, “Escape from L.A.” *** Prosecutor: Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Defense: Phillip Mottaz. Judge: The Honorable Big Ben Haslar. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Ben Haslar.*** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:01:08:49

ROJ-110: “The People vs. Ishtar” with Mary Jo Pehl

8/19/2021
This week, Mary Jo Pehl (Mystery Science Theater 3000) steps into the court to defend what some have called “one of the worst movies ever made,” the 1987 adventure comedy “Ishtar.” * * * Prosecutor: Maynard Bangs. Defense: Mary Jo Pehl. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Kayleigh DuLac, Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Ben Haslar. * * * Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden. Don't miss the premiere of “The Mary Jo Pehl Show” on 8/24 at 8 PM ET...

Duration:00:57:44

ROJ-109: “The People vs. The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle” with Movies After Work

8/12/2021
On this week’s episode, Thomas Greene (‘Movies After Work’ Podcast) tries to pull a rabbit out of his hat when he defends 2000’s “The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle.” *** Prosecutor: Maynard Bangs. Defense: Thomas Greene. Presiding: The Honorable Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Jurors: Big Ben Haslar, Dylan J. Schlender, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:01:03:25

ROJ-108: “The People vs. Solo: A Star Wars Story” with Joe Pontillo

8/5/2021
Never tell Comedian Joe Pontillo the odds, as he is summoned to the court this week to defend the 2018 space Western prequel, “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Joe Pontillo. Presiding: The Honorable Maynard Bangs. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender.*** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:00:51:38

ROJ-107: “The Long Good Friday vs. Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” with Jeremy Black

7/29/2021
This week, Jeremy Black returns to the courtroom to defend the 1980 British crime drama “The Long Good Friday” as it goes head-to-head against the 1998 British crime comedy “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” *** The Long Good Friday: Jeremy Black. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels: Dylan J. Schlender. Presiding: The Honorable Maynard Bangs. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Ben Haslar, Robb Maynard. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

Duration:00:58:13