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Two old friends from film school have reconnected to discuss the films of their youth.

Two old friends from film school have reconnected to discuss the films of their youth.
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United States

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Two old friends from film school have reconnected to discuss the films of their youth.

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English

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Episodes

EP10 The Hitcher, Starring Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, written by Eric Red

2/13/2018
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Who doesn't love a road trip? Jim Halsey, that's who! Join Tracy and Herman as they tie The Hitcher between two giant trucks, press the gas, and see what it's made of! Starring Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, written by Eric Red.

Duration:00:42:47

EP9 Heavy Metal starring John Candy, Richard Romanus, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Harold Ramis

1/23/2018
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Herman and Tracy drag each other through the minefield of the cult classic animated anthology, Heavy Metal, which stars much of the SCTV cast. This dated strangeness could not be made today, so thank goodness for 1981.

Duration:00:30:59

EP8 Robert Rusler interview! Star of Weird Science, Nightmare On Elm Street 2, Thrashin'

1/2/2018
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Tracy and Herman are lucky enough to interview the great Robert Rusler, an actor who has spent his whole life experiencing the magic of Hollywood, both on and off the screen. He told us tales about his career, the making of Weird Science, and some great side stories about Nightmare On Elm Street 2 and Thrashin'. He's a wise man and we are wiser from talking to him. Thanks Robert Rusler!

Duration:01:07:49

EP7 Weird Science, John Hughes, starring Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton, Robert Rusler, Robert Downey Jr.

12/5/2017
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Tracy and Herman get into one of our old favorites. The nerd underdogs that we identified with came out triumphant which is just what we needed to see at the time.

Duration:00:36:06

EP6 Evil Dead 2, Interview with Peter Deming, ASC, Starring Bruce Campbell, Directed by Sam Raimi

11/14/2017
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Tracy in LA and Herman in Portland interview cinematographer Peter Deming, ASC, a talented and fascinating filmmaker who's list of accomplishments as long as your arm with a chainsaw pipe-clamped to it. He takes us through his tale of Evil Dead 2, Dead by Dawn, a movie that this show's hosts have had an unhealthy obsession with since they were teenagers. Oh well, they turned out fine, even if they have over time watched upwards of 100,000 gallons of blood shoot out of cabin walls.

Duration:00:55:10

EP5 Near Dark directed by Kathryn Bigelow, starring Bill Paxton, Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen

10/24/2017
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Tracy in LA and Herman in Portland get nice and snuggly with a dark and gritty vampire movie. Inspired to hit this one after the death of the great Bill Paxton, it is discovered that innocent young Herman never had seen it, while his salty co-host was well versed in Near Dark lore. There are great stories behind the making of this movie, and event greater quotes from big brother Chet. Enjoy the episode, subscribe, review, and thank you!

Duration:00:36:48

EP4 Fast Times At Ridgemont High starring Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates

10/5/2017
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Fast Times is a true teen classic. Written by Cameron Crowe and directed by Amy Heckerling, this is a perfect coming of age film that holds up today as strong as ever. Tracy and Herman discuss all aspects and have a few chuckles along the way.

Duration:01:16:05

EP3 Raising Arizona from the Coen Brothers, starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter,

9/12/2017
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Tracy and Herman are truly in love with this movie... It's the crown jewel of of the Coen Brothers collection.. it's a flow'r... just a lil' desert flow'r it is...

Duration:00:49:55

EP2 Poltergeist, from Toby Hooper and Steven Spielberg, starring Craig T. Nelson and JoBeth Williams

8/22/2017
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Tracy and Herman talk about all things Poltergeist: The real life curse, the dated special effects, Tangina, and 80's eyewear fashion.

Duration:01:05:45

EP1 Fandango, directed by Kevin Reynolds, starring Kevin Costner and Judd Nelson

8/1/2017
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We discuss 1985's Fandango starring Kevin Costner, the Kevin Reynolds student film that preceded it, and road trips.

Duration:00:42:50