Sunday, October 30, 2011

Episode 44 - Halloween

In this episode Joey chats with returning guest Chris Taber (of the crankcast) to discuss John Carpenter's 1978 horror classic "Halloween" as well as the entire franchise. Topics discussed range from the innovative camerawork, it's place in the horror cannon, and whether it should of been a franchise at all, as well as horror documentaries, Anchor Bay's home video releases, Carpenter's ouevre, and much more.


Thursday, October 27, 2011

Episode 43 - An American Werewolf In London

In this episode the boys discuss John Landis' 1981 horror masterpiece "An American Werewolf In London" starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, and Griffin Dunne. It's a bit more scattershot than usual but they do manage to touch on topics such as the fear of growing up, why Landis is not considered a more important director, how good Jenny Agutter looks in a nurse uniform, and so much more.


Thursday, October 6, 2011

Episode 42 - The Night Of The Hunter

In this episode the boys are joined by storyboard and comic book artist Gabriel Hardman to discuss Charles Laughton's 1955 macabre fairy tale "The Night Of The Hunter" starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winter, and Lillian Gish. In the episode we discuss such topics as the evils of religion, the influence of silent film and german expressionism, what makes a horror movie work, and much more.


Sunday, September 25, 2011

Episode 41 - Fall Trailer Chat

In this episode the boys are joined by guest Taylor Pithers to discuss the current crop of trailers for the fall movie season.

The Dark Knight Rises
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
In Time
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
The Muppets
The Sitter
The Thing
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy


Monday, August 15, 2011

Episode 40 - Trainspotting

In this episode the boys return after a long hiatus to talk about Matt's pick Danny Boyle's 1996 cult classic "Trainspotting" starring Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, and Jonny Lee Miller. Topics discussed include the depiction of heroin use, the state of British cinema in the early 90's, Britpop, common themes in all of Boyle's work, and much more.


Sunday, May 22, 2011

Episode 39 - Summer Trailer Chat

In this episode Matt, Joey, and Alec go through the current crop of trailers for the Summer movie season.

30 Minutes Or Less
Attack The Block
Bad Teacher
Crazy Stupid Love
Everything Must Go
Midnight In Paris
Our Idiot Brother
X-Men: First Class


Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Episode 38 - Goodfellas

n this episode the boys are joined by Ron Richards (of Ifanboy) to discuss Martin Scorsese's 1990 mobster classic "Goodfellas" starring Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, and Joe Pesci. Ron regales the boys with tales of growing up in New York, the subtle art of saying something without saying it, and how to properly stir the sauce. Topics of discussion include the brilliance of Paul Sorvino, the interesting narrative techniques, the accuracy of the locations, the representation of the Italian-American experience, the deconstruction of Mafia archetypes, and if this is the last great Scorsese film or not.


Friday, April 15, 2011

Episode 37 - Paranoid Park

In this episode the boys do their best to discuss Gus Van Sant's 2007 indie drama "Paranoid Park" but wind up having to agree to disagree. Topics discussed include the amazing cinematography of Christopher Doyle, how the film fits into Van Sant's oeuvre, the positives and negatives of hiring non-actors (mostly negative), teenage life, and much more.


Sunday, March 13, 2011

Episode 36 - His Girl Friday

In this episode the boys go all the way back to 1940 to review Howard Hawk's screwball comedy classic "His Girl Friday" starring Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, and Ralph Bellamy. Discussion is lively on this one as they blaze through such topics as the film's forward thinking approach to women in the workplace, that snappy dialogue, the view of journalism in the 40's and much more. So take off your fedora, sit back, and Enjoy!


Sunday, February 27, 2011

Episode 35 - Robocop

In this episode the boys tackle the best superhero movie of all time Paul Verhoeven's 1987 sci-fi action cult classic "Robocop" starring Peter Weller, Kurtwood Smith, and Nancy Allen. Everything is discussed from the Christ parellels, the one-liners, the social commentary, the sequels, and the genius of ED-209. So sit back and enjoy because you know there will be .....trouble.


Friday, February 25, 2011

Episode 34 - Best of 2010

Just in time for the Oscars, Joey gives you his top 10 films of 2010 while Matt and Vern tell you about a few things that were new to them in 2010.


Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Episode 33 - Winter Trailer Chat

In this episode Alec, Joey, Matt, and guest Shawn Pryor (Action Lab Entertainment, PKD Media) discuss the newest crop of movie trailers for this season, and Vern Griffiths also falls into a black hole (Ozzie Smith style). So tune into this Bieber-tastic episode and Enjoy!

Trailers discussed: Battle: Los Angeles, Cars 2, Cedar Rapids, Drive Angry 3D, Never Say Never 3D, Paul, Red State, Thor, The Tree Of Life, and Your Highness.