We’ve got a missing week to make up for, so let’s play two! Dust off your NASA baseball cap and stay the hell out of comic book shops in Texas! This time, the guys take a look at Brad Bird’s sci-fi adventure film Tomorrowland. Also, Juan talks a lot about the Carousel of Progress, while Derek goes fifteen rounds with the word “posits.”This episode’s recommendations:Good Night, and Good LuckMad Max: Fury Road
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Get behind the wheel of your sweet 1981 Focus Esprit and watch out for the eight-foot-tall orange babies in Forbidden Planet gear! This time around, the guys take a look at Panos Cosmatos’ 2010 sci-fi mind-melter Beyond the Black Rainbow. Also, Derek talks about Twitter etiquette when talking to filmmakers, while Juan keeps adding to his impressive arsenal of bad puns and lame jokes.This episode’s recommendations:Never Let Me GoThe Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Get down from that drainage pipe and make sure your wig’s on straight! This time around, the guys take a look at Pedro Almodóvar’s 1991 melodrama High Heels. Also, Juan goes Full Misandry™, while Derek has a very unfortunate experience with this movie’s subtitles.This episode’s recommendations:The Devil’s BackboneWomen on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Order yourself a pizza and don’t forget to feed the flamingos! This time around, the guys take a look at Werner Herzog’s oddball police procedural My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done. Also, Juan gets frustrated with the movie’s depiction of Jello, while Derek namechecks a bunch of rock drummers.This episode’s recommendations:BugStreets of Fire
Shine up those fancy war talons and dust off your copy of Owl City’s Ocean Eyes! This time around, the guys take a look at Zack Snyder’s epic fantasy adventure film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole. Also, Derek muses loudly about other owl-centric tie-in this movie could have used, while Juan goes into full Watchmen-apologist mode.This episode’s recommendations:ExcaliburAcross the Universe
Get comfy in your coffin and dust off your copy of Gene Page’s Hot City! This time around, the guys take a look at the 1972 blaxplo-horror classic Blacula. Also, Juan forgets the name of a movie with some jerk-off photographer, and Derek pitches an idea for a new podcast.This episode’s recommendations:Play it Again, SamBad CompanyNOTE: We talk a bit about the homophobia in this film, and as such, an unflattering term for gay people is used herein exactly one time, so beware.
Put your toddler’s boots on the wrong feet and for the love of God, stay out of the tool shed! This time around, the guys take a look at Lars von Trier’s psychological shocker Antichrist. Also, Juan busts out the most pretentious phrase in the podcast’s history, while Derek drops such bon mots as “ontological” and “nuts.”This episode’s recommendations:To Live and Die in L.A.The Science of SleepNOTE: Some pretty nasty stuff happens to the human body in this movie, and we talk about it a bit, so beware if body horror isn’t your thing.
Put the pedal to the metal and watch out for those German heat-seeking missiles! This time around, the guys take a look at the DTV demolition derby Death Race 3: Inferno. Also, Derek tries (and fails) to channel Pitbull, Juan begs the Universe to make better trash, and both hosts take a break from talking about this week’s movie to muse about Mel Brooks.This episode’s recommendations:Resident Evil: RetributionUniversal Soldier: Day of Reckoning
You want us to release episode 12 of the podcast? Well, we’re bound by fairy law to do it, so here you go! This time around, the guys take a look at the 2004 fantasy rom-com Ella Enchanted. Also, Juan’s mastery of disco trivia gets bested by the formidable Floridian heat, and Derek lays out his unified theory of Shreksploitation.This episode’s recommendations:The Princess BrideThe Princess Diaries
Sorry we’re late again, but we’re back at it! Get ready to explore the vast, infinite white void of friendship, because this time around, the guys take a look at Vincenzo Natali’s bizarro comedy whatsit Nothing. Also, Derek and Juan swap stories about the bad old days of MySpace (Derek’s story is kind of lame, but Juan’s is pretty good).This episode’s recommendations:Interstella 5555Cube