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Shocked and Applaud is a Podcast devoted to an in-depth scene-by-scene analysis (spoilers) of some of the strangest film that is worth a double take. With hosts Naomi McQuade and Lydia Malcolm, co-hosted and produced by Jen McQuade. Movie facts and artwork by Sean Hall.

Shocked and Applaud is a Podcast devoted to an in-depth scene-by-scene analysis (spoilers) of some of the strangest film that is worth a double take. With hosts Naomi McQuade and Lydia Malcolm, co-hosted and produced by Jen McQuade. Movie facts and artwork by Sean Hall.

Location:

United States

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Shocked and Applaud is a Podcast devoted to an in-depth scene-by-scene analysis (spoilers) of some of the strangest film that is worth a double take. With hosts Naomi McQuade and Lydia Malcolm, co-hosted and produced by Jen McQuade. Movie facts and artwork by Sean Hall.

Language:

English

Contact:

253-204-0075


Episodes

The Last Starfighter Part 1: Trouble in Star River City

4/13/2021
You've been recruited to join us for April's episode, 1984's "The Last Starfighter"! We'll spend a few moments discussing our history with the film and some production notes from Sean Facts. Then, we'll blast off into plot, all the way up to Alex and Centauri's landing on the Starfighter base. There are plenty of laughs along the way as we dream about the Millennial must-have life that Alex is so quick to abandon, dig at the movies this one parodies, and relate to little brother Louis'...

Duration:00:52:56

The Fifth Element Part 4: Bzzzzzt!

3/30/2021
FINALLY! The conclusion to our four-part review of 1997's "The Fifth Element" is here, and this one is filled to the brim with laughter. Join us as we finish the plot, discuss Leeloo's O Face, and bring numerous insights into the production with our shocked and applaudable moments. Jen's recommendations for this week: Collateral CinemaHot Tub Time MachineShoot the FlickMad Max 2: The Road WarriorHave some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web...

Duration:00:48:34

The Fifth Element Part 3: Multi-Passing Out From Fatigue

3/23/2021
Leeloo Dalas, multipass! Our heroes catch a shuttle to Fhloston Paradise. We gush over Chris Tucker's Ruby Rod. We ask ourselves if we'd start by putting our hands in a bullet wound when someone says four archaic items are within them. And we're still not done talking about this fan-favorite film! There's one more part left, so be sure to come back for part 4 next week! Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an...

Duration:00:57:16

The Fifth Element Part 2: Definitely Too Thirsty

3/16/2021
New York! The f*!# you state! Join us as we kick our plot walk through into full gear! We'll tackle the inconsistencies of Leeloo's dirty hands, a cab chase scene that makes Alexa quite angry, a visit to Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg's corporate overlord tower of asplosions, and finally land at Corbin's apartment visits from frenemies old and new. Jen's recommendations for this week: On Second WatchThe MatrixDonateThe Movie CellarM is for Madmax, Mallrats or the MatrixDonate Have some...

Duration:00:59:09

The Fifth Element Part 1: Steampunk Goomba Duck Babies In Space

3/9/2021
March 2021's episode is 1997's "The Fifth Element"! We have FOUR HOURS of review to get through on this movie, so have your multipass ready, it's going to be a looooooong flight! In this part, we'll discuss how we first came to this movie, some quick Sean facts, and begin the plot walkthrough, to the introduction of Corbin Dallas and the Mangalores. Jen's recommendations for this week: On Second WatchThe Fifth ElementThe Sci-Fi Wise GuysCyborg XHave some feedback for us? Email us at...

Duration:00:58:24

Shocked Talk: Cats

3/2/2021
Sean and Maddie fill you in on some additional "Cats" facts! Learn more about the PBS video release, hear some of the history behind the Uncanny Valley, and listen to alternate recordings of "Memory". Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter HomepageSupport the show (https://patreon.com/shockedandapplaud)

Duration:00:29:32

Cats Part 3: Cat Scratch Fever Dream

2/16/2021
We rate the rest of the songs, question the magical abilities of Macavity, and reveal our shocked and applaudable moments! Jen's recommendations for this week: I Think We're Doing ItShe Had No ArmsNopevilleTour of the Nightmare Realm Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter HomepageSupport the show (https://patreon.com/shockedandapplaud)

Duration:01:00:38

Cats Part 2: Thanks for the Meowmaries

2/9/2021
This week, we'll cover everything from Bustopher Jones to Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat; discuss Old Deuteronomy's previous performer Ken Page; and how out of place the new song, "Beautiful Ghosts" is in comparison to the rest of the score. Jen's recommendations for this week: 90s CourtShowgirls Vs StripteaseInvasion of the RemakeRabidHave some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter...

Duration:00:53:29

Shocked Talk: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

2/5/2021
Join Sean and Maddie as they give corrections, provide more details about Powell's books in Portland and entertain you with extra HHGG details for Douglas Adams fans. Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter HomepageSupport the show (https://patreon.com/shockedandapplaud)

Duration:00:32:32

Cats Part 1: Domo Ari Gatto

2/2/2021
February's Episode is 2019's "Cats"! It's the newest movie we've reviewed so far, and we've got plenty of fun facts, trash talk, and singing to ensure you get everything you need out of the movie without ever having to watch it! This week, we'll cover everything up to the Rum Tum Tugger. Jen's recommendations for this week: That Song From That MovieThe Songs of PinocchioEven the ScoreThe Blaxploitation Genre Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these...

Duration:00:55:34

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Part 3: Nothing Continued to Happen

1/26/2021
Jen shares Stephen Fry and Douglas' Adams link to Apple Computers. Arthur nearly gets his brain removed by some cheeky mice. We learn the original name for Slartybartfast ... sort of? And of course, our shocked and applaudable moments! Jen's Recommendations for this week: Cinema RecallPhantom of the ParadiseCollateral CinemaMulholland Dr.Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter...

Duration:00:58:26

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Part 2: And Another Thing...

1/19/2021
We're introduced to the crew of the Heart of Gold, including Marvin the Paranoid Android. The crew makes a detour to meet Humma Kavula. And we're almost to Magrathea! Jen's Recommendations for this week: Midnight Movie NightMiami ConnectionI Drink Your PodcastFrank Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter HomepageSupport the show (https://patreon.com/shockedandapplaud)

Duration:01:02:36

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Part 1: 5% Easier to Hear than Vogon Poetry

1/12/2021
The world's about to be destroyed, but there's no use getting all annoyed! January 2021's episode is 2005's "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". Join us as we discuss how we were introduced to the ever-expanding universe of author Douglas Adams and begin to explore the plot of one of our all-time favorite science fiction films, all the way to the improbable rescue of Ford and Arthur by the Heart of Gold. Jen's Recommendations for This Week: Best Film EverWonder WomanFilm RageWhy Are We...

Duration:01:02:23

Shocked Talk: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

1/8/2021
Sean and Maddie are back with plenty of additional details about our December 2020 episode, "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians"! Learn exactly how old a 10-year-old child would be on Mars, how much it would cost for rocket fuel of an 5 kg toy, and what percentage of the film was stock footage! Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter HomepageSupport the show...

Duration:00:27:00

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians: Naomi's Interview with Abraham

12/29/2020
Naomi's brother Abraham suggested that this year's December episode be "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians". In fact, he's been suggesting this movie to us since 2018. So, we thought it would be great to bring him on for a special end-of-year interview episode. This month's Shocked Talk episode is coming soon! Please enjoy and have a Happy New Year! Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter...

Duration:00:12:50

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Part 3: I Just Can't Wait to Be Kringle

12/22/2020
Santa learns the power of giving the finger. Dropo dresses as his idol, Kris Kringle, leading to Benny Hill-worthy high jinks. Toys become the actual conquerers of the Martians. And finally, our shocked and applaudable moments! We'll be back next week with Naomi's discussion about the film and other Christmas things with her brother Abraham. Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter...

Duration:00:46:07

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Part 2: Torg-A! Torg-A! Torg-A!

12/15/2020
The Martians kidnap Billy and Betty because ... reasons? Mrs. Claus can't escape the camera's patriarchal powers. And, all of earth comes together over the magic of -- nope, it's not Christmas -- it's German scientists talking about invasions! Jen's recommendations for this week: Coolness ChroniclesNanotated Time Tubes Part IISuper Media BrosLego Star Wars Holiday SpecialHave some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an...

Duration:00:49:15

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Part 1: It Only Goes South From Here

12/8/2020
Join us as we send 2020 out with what is considered by some to be the WORST MOVIE OF ALL TIME! Fitting, right? We'll somehow manage to make it past the credits and theme song, introduce you to Santa's non-woke workshop, and with the help of an ancient guru, get to the bottom of why Mars' kids are getting sick of adulting. Jen's recommendations for this week: Book RetortsSnowmageddonFantasy RebootDie HardHave some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine...

Duration:00:48:48

Shocked Talk: The Princess Bride

12/1/2020
Sean and Madeleine give their episode corrections and quote some great lines from the film! We read some more recent reviews from Applauders. And if you like fart jokes, you won't want to miss Sean's favorite movie fact. Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter HomepageSupport the show (https://patreon.com/shockedandapplaud)

Duration:00:18:37

The Princess Bride Part 4: No Time - Let's Sum Up

11/24/2020
It's time to rescue a princess! Plus our shocked and applaudable moments. Shocked Talk for our review of "The Princess Bride" coming very very soon! Have some feedback for us? Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments: Become an ApplauderFacebookTwitter HomepageSupport the show (https://patreon.com/shockedandapplaud)

Duration:00:47:28