Stuck in the Middle With You

30 – Tip Top (2013)

Get the hammer from the shed and get down to the strains of Turkish classic rock! This time, the guys take a look at the French crime farce Tip Top, starring the one and only Isabelle Huppert. Also, Juan talks about a potentially biohazardous turn-on, and Derek finally introduces the raspberry (also known as the “fart noise”) to cinematic critical discourse.This episode’s recommendations:SnowpiercerThe Piano Teacher

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29 – Death Becomes Her (1992)

Better late than never! Grab your cans of spray paint and assemble your cadre of muscle hunks! This time, the guys take a look at the Robert Zemeckis comic-gothic jam Death Becomes Her. Also, Derek welcomes a special guest, and Juan tells the story about how he saw Eyes Wide Shut for the first time. Actually, there’s kind of a whole digression about Eyes Wide Shut in this one.This episode’s recommendations:Everyone Says I Love YouDie Hard

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28 – #Horror (2015)

Fire up Instagram and dig out that list of very rude words you read on the Internet that one time! In this episode, the guys take a look at Tara Subkoff’s cyber-bullying horror film called, uh… #Horror. Also, Juan talks at length about his love for Sofia Coppola, and Derek gets the angriest he’s ever been in the history of the podcast.This episode’s recommendations:The VisitAntibirth

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27 – Hard Target (1993)

Finally, it’s time for season two! The boys are indeed back in town, and the town in question is New Orleans, so bottle up that bathtub gin and dust off that old copy of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Bayou Country! Our intrepid hosts take a look at John Woo’s Hollywood debut Hard Target, starring the Muscles from Brussels himself, Jean-Claude Van Damme. Also, Derek tries to figure out JCVD’s character alignment, and Juan exposes his predilection for injured men.This episode’s recommendations:Face/OffHard Boiled

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26 – BearCity (2010)

We’re a week late, but this episode is great! Get buck naked and bust out the DDR mat! This time around, the guys take a trip down to the hirsute homosexual haven that is BearCity. Also, Juan laments gay culture while roasting the movie something fierce, while Derek manages to sneak in a reference to Blues Traveler frontman John Popper.This episode’s recommendations:RubberHeartbeats

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25 – Aria (1987)

Bust out your Elvis costume and your dumbbells, it’s time for the healing gem ritual! This time around, the guys take a look at the unique, music-videos-for-opera omnibus film Aria. Also, Derek exposes himself as a high-culture dunce, while Juan debates the relative merits of buff dudes.This episode’s recommendations:The Man Who Fell to EarthThe Long Goodbye

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24 – Small, Beautifully Moving Parts (2011)

We’re back from hibernation just in time to talk to our unborn children over Skype! This time around, the guys take a look at the featherweight parenting dramedy Small, Beautifully Moving Parts. Also, Juan makes an unexpected David Byrne reference, while Derek laments his crappy producing skills.This episode’s recommendations:White ReindeerSugar

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23 – Sympathy for the Devil (1968)

Get out your hand drums and spray-paint some Maoist slogans on some poor schmuck’s car! This time, the guys tackle Jean-Luc Godard’s polemical Rolling Stones doc Sympathy for the Devil. Also, Derek steps on his co-host’s lines and gets sassed for it, while Juan busts out the dreaded “p” word a record number of times.This episode’s recommendations:2001: A Space OdysseyMy Best Fiend

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22 – Doomsday (2008)

Put on your fishnet stockings and make sure you don’t mistake your bionic eye for your organic one! This time around, the guys take a look at Neil Marshall’s 2008 action sci-fi transmission Doomsday. Also, Juan forgets what welding is, and Derek gets into a hardcore steel cage match with the word “dope.”This episode’s recommendations:Who Framed Roger Rabbit?Speed Racer

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21 – My Beautiful Girl, Mari (2002)

Grab your lucky purple marble and breathe in a super-sized helping of the summertime blues! This time around, the guys take a look at Lee Sung-gang’s fantastical animated coming-of-age tale My Beautiful Girl, Mari. Also, Derek botches the name of Japanese film composer Joe Hisaishi, while Juan bungles the term “manic pixie dream girl.” Plus a bunch of esoteric references that may or may not have something to do with the film.This episode’s recommendations:Lilo and StitchI Saw the Devil

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