A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…
THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
It is a dark time for the rebellion…but a pretty friggin’ sweet time for us because we get to talk about The Empire Strikes Back, easily the best Star Wars film ever made. If the last movie captured our imaginations, this one captured our hearts. It cemented our fandom and gave us the best ship in the galaxy: Han and Leia. It also gave us Yoda, Lando Calrissian, Lobot, and perhaps the biggest surprise this side of the galaxy. There’s a reason why this one sits at the top of many SW fan lists. So join us, won’t you?
Continue reading Episode #298 – Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…
A NEW HOPE
is a time of great nostalgia! Bryan, Chewie, Jon, and Emily come
together to discuss the movie that changed history and made us the geeks
we are today. We talk about our first introduction to the movie and
what makes it so special to us. We also look ahead to the upcoming Rise
of Skywalker in the hope that the final chapter will properly close the
Continue reading Episode #297 – Star Wars: A New Hope
Happy Halloween from the good(?) folk over at Silver Shamrock. That’s right! We’re talking Halloween 3: Season of the Witch, the only entry in the Halloween franchise that doesn’t feature the iconic antagonist Michael Myers. And what better time to talk about it than on Halloween itself. Special thanks to Brok from Damage Boost for joining us.
Continue reading Episode #296 – Halloween III: Season of the Witch
This week on the podcast Bryan, Chewie, and Jon discuss the delightfully bonkers Japanese Horror Comedy film House, written and directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi with input by his daughter Chigumi. Truly, it’s a movie that has to be seen to be believed and it’s quite the treat. We recommend going in as blind as you can, and if you haven’t seen it before our episode, do so and then resume. We’re anxious to talk about it with you!
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This week in our month of horror Bryan takes us back to Camp Crystal Lake to hang out, go for a swim, and get slammed against a tree while hiding in a sleeping bag. That’s right, we’re talking the super fun Friday the 13th: Part 7: The New Blood and pointing out all the things that make this such a delightful watch. While it may not have the most imaginative kills, its costumes and special effects are on a whole other level.
Continue reading Episode #294 – Friday the 13th: Part 7: The New Blood
And now for something completely unexpected: a rape revenge film that is good, actually, and that turns all its tropes on its head. I know, right? We’re talking about the 2017 film Revenge, from writer/director Coralie Fargeat. She brings a master filmmaker’s touch to an otherwise played out genre and asks us to take a hard look at ourselves. It’s quite the film and we do the best we can breaking down everything about it.
TRIGGER WARNING for discussions of rape and the rape revenge genre.
Continue reading Episode #293 – Revenge
This week kicks off our October Horror month in which we watch – you guessed it – horror films. Our criteria this year involved films we either missed, films we wanted to see, or like in the case of the film we picked this week – films that were available. That’s right! We’re watching 30 Days of Night, a movie with an interesting premise that will have you going “vampires kill me now.” It’s certainly a rough watch, but we have fun tearing it apart.
Continue reading Episode #292 – 30 Days of Night
Hey guys! Due to some technical difficulties we don’t have a new episode for you this week, so we thought we would jump in our time travel machine that’s suspiciously shaped like a police box and go back to our Batman V. Superman episode, which featured special guests Alex Marshall-Brown and Armond Richards. It was a blast to record and we all managed to survive the brawl between the supes and the bat. See you next week with a new episode!
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This week on the podcast we discuss Brightburn, a film with a promising and interesting premise, which falls apart in almost every way. Join us as we try to make sense of the decision-making at play and try to find some bright spots in this iffy flick.
Continue reading Episode #291 – Brightburn
This week on the podcast we trip a little light fantastic – or at least try to – with Mary Poppins Returns, the “just okay” sequel to the 1964 Disney classic. We have SOME nice things to say about the film…promise! It’s just that most of the positive things involve Emily Blunt. Anyway, hitch a ride on a kite and come join us for this piece of…entertainment.
Continue reading Episode #290 – Mary Poppins Returns