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The Cinema Psychos Show

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Featuring indie filmmakers, Brian Cottington, John Wooliscroft, and Laine Wooliscroft, each week they dive into the latest films, movie news, and filmmaker interviews with a raunchy mix of vulgar-yet-smart commentary. Not snobby enough to be cinephiles nor common enough to be movie buffs, they’ve g… read more

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Movies We Love That Everyone Hates - Episode 177

May 18th, 2020

1:14:00

This week, we are back at it with another top 5 pick episode!  If you liked Episode 173 where we broke down our top 5 movies that we absolutely …

Serial Mom - Movie Review - Episode 176

May 11th, 2020

1:03:36

This week, we are saluting our mommies just in time for mother’s day.  And what better way to say thanks to all that our mom’s do then to take a look …

Mnemophrenia Interview - Director Eirini Konstantinidou & Actor/Co-Writer Robin King - Episode 175

May 6th, 2020

1:01:55

This week we have quite a treat for you all Psychos Nation!  You might remember that a few months back, we reviewed the little indie sci fi drama, “Mnemophrenia.”  We loved the film as it forced us to examine our …

Mars Attacks! - Really That Awful? - Movie Review - Episode 174

April 29th, 2020

48:13

This week, with the Pentagon releasing video footage of what appears to be UFOs, we figured why not look at what the worst case scenario would be for …

Movies We Hate That Everyone Loves - Episode 173

April 21st, 2020

1:07:10

This week we are back and sounding somewhat better.  We're testing out a new recording process with Cleanfeed in light of the you know....And what better way to christen this new process than by reminiscing about movies …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) - Movie Review - Episode 172

April 15th, 2020

1:12:46

This week, we are busting out of our shell (while social distancing of course) by jumping into our time machine and  heading back to 1990 when the world had another fever on it’s mind…TURTLE FEVER that is! We are …

Kire Paputts - Director of The Last Porno Show - Interview - Episode 171

April 8th, 2020

56:38

This week, we jump back in time a bit to give you what was originally going to be our episode last week before you know, COVID-19 ended up being the word of the ever blending days.  We have this amazing interview with …

Coronavirus & The Film Industry - A Special Episode - Episode 170

April 1st, 2020

1:07:37

This week folks, we woke up and found that the entire world had quite literally changed overnight.  Like a bad zombie or outbreak movie, we have …

Mnemophrenia - Indie Film Review - Episode 169

March 25th, 2020

46:02

This week, we are trying to erase the memory of Neil Breen's  "Double Down" by cleansing our palette with "Mnemophrenia" a sci fi indie drama sent to us straight from the UK that features a web of stories dealing with …

Double Down - The Return of The Breenpocalypse - Episode 168

March 17th, 2020

1:09:56

This week, we are finally reopening the Pandora's box of bad movies by unleashing the second horseman of The Breenpocalypse!  What better way to ring in the Breenpocalypse than to look at the very first film to expose …

An Interview with The Monster Makers of Tolin FX - Episode 167

March 13th, 2020

52:47

This week  on episode 167 of the cinema psychos show, our own Johnny Hollywood, John Wooliscorft interviews Pittsburgh monster makers, FX artists,  …

George Lucas - Filmmaker Retrospective - Episode 166

March 5th, 2020

1:27:59

This week, we are taking a deep dive into the life and times of one of America's greatest toy salesmen....I mean filmmaker...maybe.  We are of course talking about the scion that brought us lightsabers and The Force and …

Our Top 5 Comic Book Movie Adaptations - Episode 165

February 24th, 2020

1:10:29

This week, we are breaking down our top 5 picks for best comic book movie adaptations!  Note that we are not saying SUPERHERO Films, although that may come up.  We are looking more closely at movies that derive their …

Birds of Prey - Movie Review - Episode 164

February 17th, 2020

1:24:20

This week, we are joined by returning guest and friend of the show, Chris Lemke of Ready, Set, Geek to dissect the newest entry in DC’s  gambit to …

The Oscars -The 92nd Academy Awards Recap - Episode 163

February 12th, 2020

1:00:13

This week, John and Laine jump off the red carpet to break down the best and worst moments from this year's Academy Awards.  Why no Brian?  Well, his deep seated hatred for a rigged system of ranking art in an effort to …

George Hardy of Troll 2 and Best Worst Movie! - Exclusive Interview - Episode 162

February 6th, 2020

43:33

This week, our own Johnny Hollywood sits down for an interview that has been a year in the making!   You know him best as Farmer Waits from the cult …

The Best and Worst Films of 2019- Year in Review Part 2 - Episode 161

January 30th, 2020

1:27:09

This week, we are taking one last final look at 2019 by breaking down our lists for Best and Worst Films of the year.  And boy oh boy there were some pretty bad movies (looking at you Terminator Dark Fate, Cats, and The …

2019 Year in Review - Part 1 - Episode 160

January 21st, 2020

1:00:33

This week, we are taking a look back at the year that was 2019 in film.  A year that gave us some major franchise closure moments with the arrival of Avengers: Endgame and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.  As well as …

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - Episode 159

January 14th, 2020

1:59:39

Welcome to 2020 Psycho's Nation!  What better way to hit the ground running then by diving into what is arguably one of the most divisive entries into the saga about a galaxy far far away, Star Wars: The Rise of …

Die Hard - Watch Along Commentary - Episode 158

December 23rd, 2019

2:23:26

Happy Holidays Everyone!  Oh we have quite a treat for you all Psychos Nation.  This episode is a culmination of an idea that we all had from years …

Jingle All The Way - Movie Review - Episode 157

December 9th, 2019

44:34

Happy Holidays to you all Psycho's Nation!  Kicking off our holiday offerings this year, we are diving into the true meaning of Christmas: Capitalism …

Batman Forever - Movie Review - Episode 156

December 3rd, 2019

1:06:39

This week, we are traveling back to Gotham City to visit with our good old friend Batman...oh god, we've accidentally travelled back to Gotham City …

Addams Family Values - Movie Review - Episode 155

November 25th, 2019

57:58

Happy Thanksgiving or for our friends over seas, Happy Thursday!  As you are engorging yourself on turkey and avoiding the urge to drop "OK BOOMERS" …

Tom Atkins of Halloween 3 and Night of The Creeps - Interview - Episode 154

November 18th, 2019

58:14

This week, our own Johnny Hollywood has an exclusive interview with one of the best character actors out there.  Pittsburgh's own cinematic legend, …

Candyman - Live from Row House Cinema, Pittsburgh - Episode 153

November 11th, 2019

17:15

Well, we made it through spooky season in one piece.  As our last hurrah before the onslaught of the tryptophan induced coma of Thanksgiving or the …

Ghost Movies - Episode 152

October 28th, 2019

58:57

This week, in honor of Halloween, we are diving deep into cinema  and analyzing another facet of the medium  that maybe doesn't get a whole lot of …

Under ConTROLL - Movie Review - Episode 151

October 18th, 2019

46:06

This week, fresh off of our 150th live stream extravaganza, we are going on an expedition to the German town of Baden Baden.  The village is an …

Psycho's on PSYCHO - Movie Review - Episode 150

October 8th, 2019

1:58:42

Well folks, we've reached a major milestone for the podcast; 150 EPISODES!  What better way to celebrate this major milestone than to take a look at …

IT Chapter Two - Movie Review - Episode 149

September 30th, 2019

50:02

This week, Laine and John take command of the podcast and revisit the humble town of Derry, Maine where children disappearing and creepy clowns are pretty much the norm.  We are breaking down, IT Chapter 2.  A movie …

Night of The Living Dead - 1990 Remake - Movie Review - Episode 148

September 17th, 2019

1:02:43

This week, we are entering in the return of Spooky Season! The Halloween decorations are starting the fill store, the smell of pumpkin spice vomit fills the air, and everyone shares their favorite horror movies. In the …

The Last Porno Show (2019) - Film Review - Episode 147

September 9th, 2019

46:53

This week, we were fortunate enough to have accomplished filmmaker, Kire Paputts reach out to us and offer up his newest film, "The Last Porno Show" for review.  The really amazing part is that this film is premiering …

Liz Drummer - Director of Tribute Night - Episode 146

August 27th, 2019

31:35

This week, we are sitting down with actor, author, and filmmaker, Liz Drummer who details her work with her directorial debut film, Tribute Night.  A  film about a group of horror movie fans who go on a killing spree in …

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood With POVincent - Episode 145

August 13th, 2019

1:10:09

Just like Quentin Tarantino numbers his films, we too are numbering our episodes!  This week, we are presenting the 145th episode of The Cinema Psychos Show!  And just like Tarantino brings in special guest directors, …

Steven Spielberg - Filmmaker Retrospective Part 2 - Episode 144

August 8th, 2019

1:34:00

This week, we are wrapping up our very long and exhaustive look back at the work of one Steven Spielberg. We are analyzing his filmography from 1992 up until the present with Ready Player One. There are hits, misses, …

Steven Spielberg - Filmmaker Retrospective Part 1 - Episode 143

July 28th, 2019

1:20:20

This week we are breaking into part one of a two part retrospective on the directing talents of Steven Spielberg.  A man who authored some of your fondest childhood films including Indiana Jones, E.T., and Jaws.  He …

JAWS (1975) - Movie Review - Episode 142

July 1st, 2019

1:02:51

Happy 4th of July folks!  In honor of America's birthday, we are breaking out the hot dogs, fireworks, and killer sharks with a review of Stephen …

Batman (1989) - Movie Review - Episode 141

June 19th, 2019

1:14:24

This week, we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton's Batman.  A film that had a very real and long lasting impact on both John and Brian as filmmakers.  So we will be relishing this review as we break down …

Luke & Jo - Movie Review and Interview - Episode 140

June 10th, 2019

45:23

This week we are back with a two part review and interview of the new indie drama, Luke & Jo.  The film explores the existential crisis that occurs when two struggling creative people, seemingly made for each other, …

Catwoman (2004) - Movie Review - Episode 139

May 20th, 2019

44:02

This week we are digging for buried treasure in our cat liter box and taking a look at the dried up turd that was 2004's Catwoman.  A movie that is a far cry from the massive world building superhero behemoths that we …

Mommie Dearest (1981) - Movie Review - Episode 138

May 13th, 2019

51:16

Happy Mother's Day folks!  This week we are heading to sunday brunch with one of Hollywood's most notorious actresses and mothers; Joan Crawford.  A …

Avengers Endgame - Spoiler Free Review - Episode 137

May 6th, 2019

3:12

This week we are breaking down the culmination of 22 movies over the course of 11 years.  We are talking of course about Avengers: Endgame.  After …

Avengers: Endgame - Movie Review - Episode 137

May 6th, 2019

1:52:19

WARNING!  THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS: ENDGAME.  SEE THE MOVIE FIRST BEFORE LISTENING TO THIS EPISODE.  

This week we are breaking …

Texas Cotton (2019) - Movie Review - Episode 136

April 29th, 2019

29:19

Check out Texas Cotton today on Amazon Prime and Youtube

We are back this week after a 3 week hiatus.  This week we are breaking down the indie neo noir/western film, Texas Cotton.  We had the good fortune to see this …

April Fool's Day (1986) - Episode 135

March 31st, 2019

52:45

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Happy April Fools Day Psychos Nation!  We are …

Kyle Hester of Preacher Six - Interview - Episode 134

March 25th, 2019

45:46

Help support the final push for completion funding that Preacher Six needs.  Consider donating to their Go Fund Me Campaign

This week, we are sitting down with an exclusive interview with Kyle Hester, the Producer/Lead …

Captain Marvel - Movie Review - Episode 133

March 18th, 2019

1:06:50

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Marvel is back at it again this week with a film …

Event Horizon (1997) - Episode 132

March 11th, 2019

1:15:09

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This week, we venturing back to 1997 with a review …

The Last Vampire on Earth (2009) - Episode 131

February 26th, 2019

54:12

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This week we were going to bring you the second horseman of The Breenpocalypse, “Double Down”.   However due the …

M.Night Shyamalan Filmmaker Retrospective - Episode 130

February 11th, 2019

1:45:50

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If you didn’t get enough of our M.Night Shyamalan love fest from last week, well friends, we’ve got a twist for you!  …

Glass (2019) - Movie Review - Episode 129

February 4th, 2019

1:17:13

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SPOILER ALERT!  What do you get when you combine …

How Soon is Too Soon?: Tragedy in Film - Episode 128

January 28th, 2019

40:58

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In a world in which our current events exist within …

2018 Year in Review Part 2 - Episode 127

January 20th, 2019

58:42

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This week, We are back for Part 2 of our review of 2018: The Year of the Floating Dumpster.  And while last week our …

2018 Year in Review Pt.1 - Episode 126

January 15th, 2019

1:07:22

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This week, we are finally taking a stab at reviewing the year that was 2018.  While we’ve used metaphors like a nuclear …

Mike Vaughn of The Ultimate Guide To Strange Cinema - Interview - Episode 125

January 8th, 2019

49:31

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This week, we are hitting the new year running with a fantastic interview with a man who is an expert in the history of …

Julie Austin of Elves (1989) - Interview

January 2nd, 2019

20:41

Welcome to 2019!  What better way to kick off the new year than with an exclusive interview with Julie Austin, the inventor, author, public speaker, …

Miami Connection - LIVE From Row House Cinema's Video Valley 3 - Episode 124

December 30th, 2018

16:08

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This week, we are joined by Travis Ayers (AKA Travey Valley) with a special live event episode as we introduce Video …

Elves (1989)- Movie Review - Episode 123

December 24th, 2018

1:17:27

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’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for elves, nazis, and …

Rapsittie Street Kids: Believe In Santa (2002) - Revenge of the Xmas Sack - Episode 122

December 17th, 2018

55:41

What if I were to tell you that there is an animated Christmas special starring some of the biggest voice actors in the animation industry (Mark Hamill, Nancy Cartwright, Paige O’Hara to name a few) that aired only one …

The Christmas Tree (1991) - Revenge of The Christmas Sack - Episode 121

December 2nd, 2018

49:25

Oh boy!  It’s the holidays folks and you know what that means, a peak into our xmas sack!  If you loved last year’s exploration of the wasteland that …

Hobgoblins and Actor Daran Norris - Episode 120

November 27th, 2018

56:51

This week, not only are we reviewing one of the  most awesomely bad films ever to grace the silver screen, but we are also talking to one of the stars of the film who have gone on to be one of the top film and …

Halloween (2018) - Movie Review - Episode 119

November 13th, 2018

1:21:03

Oh boy, just when you think you’ve gotten over that stomach ache from eating too much halloween candy, we pull you back in!  This week we are …

Adam Rockoff- Slasher Film Expert and Author of "Going to Pieces" - Episode 118

November 9th, 2018

42:06

This week, we are joined by an exclusive interview with Adam Rockoff, the screenwriter, producer, and author who literally wrote the book on the slasher film.  He is the author of two go to books on the sub genre, “The …

Johnathan Fuller of Skyscraper and Castle Freak - Halloween Treat - Bonus

October 31st, 2018

30:06

We have a nice little bonus treat for all you trick or treaters out there.   While we were on a short film production hiatus, John did an amazing …

The Halloween Film Series - Retrospective - Episode 117

October 28th, 2018

2:19:37

Happy Halloween everyone!  We've been MIA for a little bit (working on a short film) but we are back with a very special treat for you all.  This week, we are breaking down the Halloween film franchise.  A film series …

Slasher Films - Episode 116

October 8th, 2018

1:24:15

This week, we continue our month long celebration of everything spooky with a deep discussion on the history and tropes contained in the humble Slasher Film.  Why are we drawn to a type of movie that contains a little …

Ghostbusters 2 - Live From Pittsburgh Pod Con - Episode 115

October 1st, 2018

56:49

This week we are live from Pittsburgh Pod Con reviewing one of the best and often misunderstood films to come from one of the best years in film, 1989.  We are of course talking about the 1989 sequel, Ghostbusters 2.  A …

Our Top 10 Favorite Movies of All Time - Episode 114

September 17th, 2018

1:25:38

This week, Brian, John, and Laine are baring their souls to you guys with a very personal count down of each the their Top 10 favorite movies of all …

Interview - Doug Field and Susan Benson: FX and Prop Fabricators behind Teeth and Fear The Walking Dead - Episode 113

September 10th, 2018

1:00:52

This week, we are featuring an Interview with Professional FX artists and prop fabricators, Doug Field and Susan Benson.  Doug and Susan have worked on a number of big budget films including the Machete films, …

The Happytime Murders (2018) - Movie Review - Episode 112

September 2nd, 2018

1:01:51

What happens when you combine the age old talent of Jim Henson’s muppets, SNL super star Melissa McCarthy, and a raunchy faux noir script…you get …

Toys (1992) - Movie Review- Episode 111

August 26th, 2018

1:05:27

This week, we examine what happens when you get one of the biggest comedians of the 90’s, hot off a hugely popular animated film, and give him free …

King Cohen - Movie Review - Mini Episode

August 23rd, 2018

9:19

Didn't get a chance to check out our mini episode live stream?  Well here is your chance to listen to it.  In this mini episode, we preview Episode 111 (our "Toys" Review), announce an upcoming indiegogo campaign, and …

Skyscraper (1996) - Movie Review - Episode 110

August 12th, 2018

1:08:20

This week we are cashing in on that sweet, sweet SEO magic by not reviewing The Rock’s newest film, Skyscraper; but instead diving into the little …

Strong Women In Film - Episode 109

July 30th, 2018

1:17:57

This week is all about the ladies!  Laine takes the lead in educating John and Brian on what makes a strong female character in film and why …

Pacific Rim: Uprising & Super Troopers 2 - Mini Episode

July 25th, 2018

11:00

Since we are off this week, we wanted to give you a little mini episode as we again experiment with Facebook live.  Featured in this mini episode is a preview of episode 109, our Strong Women in Film episode that drops …

Ant-Man and The Wasp - Episode 108

July 16th, 2018

1:14:52

This week, we discuss the allegations of censorship for horror filmmakers that use Indiegogo for crowdsourcing.  Also, we jump into the quantum realm with Ant-Man & The Wasp, the latest entry into the Marvel …

Actress Katie Maloney of Night Zero - Episode 107

July 9th, 2018

56:51

This week we are back with big news and an equally big interview!  Our host, Brian welcomes the arrival of his new baby daughter.  Also, we announce the podcast will be shifting to bi weekly for the summer.  Our feature …

Death To Smoochy - Episode 106

June 29th, 2018

1:17:25

This week, we are recapping the allegations against king nerd himself, Chris Hardwick.  Our feature this week is another entry into our new series …

Fateful Findings - The Films of Neil Breen - Episode 105

June 18th, 2018

1:23:52

Behold friend! The End is Near!  The Age of the Breenpocalypse is upon us!  Yes, Breenpocalypse, a 4 part examination of arguably one of the absolute …

Michael Moore - Filmmaker Retrospective - Episode 104

June 11th, 2018

1:23:50

On this week’s episode, we detail how you can win an awesome grand prize by entering our very first contest!  We also recap the tragic death of …

Solo: A Star Wars Story - Episode 103

June 4th, 2018

1:35:32

This is another CODE RED SPOILER ALERT!  This week, the gang is back together to tackle the newest entry into the ever growing list of spin off Star Wars movies that try to be good, but simply just aren't.  We are of …

Tony Wash of Scotchworthy Productions - Episode 102

May 27th, 2018

1:23:28

This week, we've got a bit of sad news for Pittsburgh indie filmmakers with reports that Pittsburgh Filmmakers, one of the oldest non profit …

Avengers: Infinity War - Episode 101

May 21st, 2018

1:40:16

Here we go folks!  This is a Code Red SPOILER ALERT!  A giant movie event that has been 10 years in the making.  This week we are tackling the titan …

Plan 9 From Outer Space LIVE!- Episode 100

May 13th, 2018

1:23:34

Well, we made it to episode 100!  In honor of reaching this milestone we are diving into the grand daddy of all bad movies, Plan 9 From Outer Space LIVE from Black Forge Coffee House in Pittsburgh!  In this episode, we …

NC-17 Movies - Episode 99

April 26th, 2018

1:08:00

This week’s secret word is “FAP!”  This week, we are talking our new TeePublic Store and our exclusive discount code, the fallout from our April …

Ready Player One with Kevin Finch - Movie Review - Episode 98

April 17th, 2018

1:34:28

Prepare yourselves for a massive overload of member-berries and nostalgia of megazord proportions. This week we are tackling the nostalgia juggernaut, Ready Player One. A movie designed for neck-beards nerds; so we …

Andrea James - Filmmaker Interview - Episode 97

April 9th, 2018

55:46

This week, John and Laine take the reins while Brian is out and interview filmmaker, consultant, and activist: Andrea James. Andrea breaks down her …

Freddy Got Fingered (2001) - Movie Review - Episode 96

April 1st, 2018

1:13:14

This week, we are reviewing literally one of the absolute worst films to ever rear it's ugly head on screen.  A film that baffles the mind and makes …

The Cable Guy (1996) - Movie Review - Episode 95

March 23rd, 2018

1:07:08

Do you remember 1996? Let me take you back a time when Jim Carrey was the biggest comedy star in the world.  This man was coming off of a year in which he had just done Ace Ventura 2 and headlined Batman Forever as The …

Leprechaun (1993) - Movie Review - Episode 94

March 18th, 2018

1:01:38

Happy St. Paddy's Day everyone!  As you no doubt have drunk your fill of green beer and made questionable drunk decisions; let us take the time to celebrate a film that Jennifer Aniston might view as a questionable …

The Oscars 2018: Recap - Episode 93

March 12th, 2018

1:14:47

This week, we are breaking down the winners and losers from Hollywood's premiere celebration of themselves, The Academy Awards!  How did a movie …

Hollywood Undead: When Actors Die While Filming - Episode 92

March 5th, 2018

1:31:15

This week, as we honor Hollywood with the annual parade of glad handing and pageantry known as The Academy Awards, or The Oscars to the layman; We …

Black Panther (2018) - Movie Review - Episode 91

February 26th, 2018

1:11:05

Wakanda Forever!!  This week we are traveling back to the House of Mouse to review one of the brightest spots of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  We are of course talking about Black Panther.  A movie that is said to …

No Holds Barred with Conrad Thompson of Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard - Episode 90

February 18th, 2018

1:07:32

"WHAT'S THAT SMELL????  DOOOOKIE!!" Yes folks we got another one for the Pantheon of Utter Shit this week.  We are reviewing the first solo outing of …

Kevin Smith - Filmmaker Retrospective - Episode 89

February 13th, 2018

1:30:02

This week, we are diving into the work of one of the most prolific filmmakers of the modern age: Kevin Smith.  A man who has been able to distill a …

Last Action Hero with Chris Lemke of Ready, Set, Geek - Episode 88

February 5th, 2018

1:19:48

This week, we've got a hell of an episode and we can promise that you will not need a magic ticket to enter our world of movie madness. Joined by our friend, Chris Lemke of Ready, Set, Geek; We are reviewing one of the …

Monster Mark Kosobucki - Interview - Episode 87

January 28th, 2018

56:14

This week we are joined with Monster Mark Kosobucki.  Mark is a well known collaborator of friend of the show, Len Kabasinski as having served as the …

Cool Cat Saves The Kids - Movie Review - Episode 86

January 22nd, 2018

1:10:31

Oh boy, we have a whopper of a terrible film this week folks.  We are exploring the horrifying and nightmarish world of Cool Cat.  A world full of …

2017 Year In Review- Episode 85

January 16th, 2018

1:27:05

Ah 2017, the year that answered the question, "What would a 90 minute movie based around emoticons actually look like."  This week, we are giving you …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Movie Review- Episode 84

January 8th, 2018

1:15:32

SPOILERS AHEAD!!!!  Happy new year all!!! We are back after a little holiday hiatus and we are hitting the ground running with a review that we know …

Rick Harper: Director of "Room Full of Spoons" - Interview - Episode 83

December 24th, 2017

1:01:48

This week, we've got a Christmas treat for you all.  Something that we have been excited to share with you all.  We have an exclusive interview with Rick Harper of Rockhaven Pictures and the Director behind the …

The Last Christmas Sack - Episode 82

December 18th, 2017

1:27:51

This week, we are pushing through to our final entry into our Sack Full of Christmas Fails.  Inside our sack this week, we have selected classics …

The Xmas Sack Strikes Back w/ Marta Mazzoni - Episode 81

December 11th, 2017

1:24:02

This week, we are continuing our exploration of the most cringe worthy Christmas Specials to ever grace your television.  We will explore the bizarre combination of a forever young child actor and a Rocky villain with …

Our Sack Full of Christmas Fails Part 1 - Episode 80

December 3rd, 2017

1:36:10

We are back!  After a week off for Thanksgiving, we are back in full force to deliver you part one of an epic 3 part exploration of some of the …

Teeth (2007) - Movie Review - Episode 79

November 19th, 2017

56:01

Happy Thanksgiving!  As you sit down to feast on turkey, stuffing, and all manner of delicious foods; we've got another little tasty morsel to sink your "teeth" into.  All puns aside, this week we are talking about the …

Disturbing Behavior (1998) - Movie Review - Episode 78

November 13th, 2017

1:18:25

This week, we are giving you all a front row seat to our induction of another film into our Pantheon of Utter Shit.  Our inductee into the awful is …

Lance Parkin of Theo and The Professor- Filmmaker Interview - Episode 77

November 5th, 2017

1:00:01

This week Laine returns and we are joined with special guest, Lance Parkin, the Director and actor involved in the new Amazon Prime Web Series, "Theo …

A Nightmare on Elm Street Film Series - PART 2 - Episode 76

October 31st, 2017

1:12:13

Happy Halloween!!! Do you want a trick or a treat? This week is a little bit of both considering that we are diving into a treat bag full of some of …

A Nightmare on Elm Street Film Series - PART 1 - Episode 75

October 24th, 2017

1:13:44

This week, we take a stroll down to the humble little hamlet of Springwood.  Where teenagers are plentiful and ripe for the picking for everyone's …

Halloween 3: Season of the Witch - LIVE at Reclamation Brewery - Episode 74

October 16th, 2017

49:23

This week we are live at Reclamation Brewery in Butler, PA for The Rather Fine Arts Festival continuing our month long celebration of ghosts and …

Dracula Movies - Episode 73

October 8th, 2017

1:14:17

This week we are traversing the deep Carpathian Mountains, across the Borgo Pass to bring you the history of the various cinematic versions of …

Stephen King's IT - Episode 72

October 1st, 2017

1:03:53

This week, we are reviewing the current big kahuna of horror, Stephen King's IT.  A film that asks the question, just how scary can a clown be?  The answer is pretty damn scary.  Also, how does this new film compare …

Zombie Movies LIVE at Zeke's Coffee - Episode 71

September 25th, 2017

1:39:42

This week we are live at Zeke's Coffee, Pittsburgh for our very first live show!  What better way to celebrate our first live show then to regale you all with the world of zombies in film and TV!  This is a jam packed …

Stephen King Adaptations - Episode 70

September 18th, 2017

1:16:44

This week, as the new adaptation of Stephen King's IT ravages the box office, we thought it might be good to analyze the literary master of horror …

Stephen Gustavson from Birdemic: Shock and Terror - Episode 69.5

September 12th, 2017

18:41

No new episode this week, but we've got a little treat to hold you over until Sunday; our full length exclusive interview with the Tree Hugger …

Birdemic: Shock and Terror - Movie Review - Episode 69

September 4th, 2017

1:26:22

This week, we are tackling what could be the mother of all terrible films.  A film so awful in every single aspect of filmmaking that it boggles the …

Quentin Tarantino - Filmmaker Retrospective - Episode 68

August 28th, 2017

1:19:31

This week we are back in full force diving head first into a Big Kahuna Burger of film from the master of the exploitative, dialogue heavy, hyper …

Top 5 Dude/Bro Films - Episode 67

August 20th, 2017

54:52

This week it is boy's night out as Brian and John break down their top 5 "dude/bro" films.

 

Thunderpants (2002) - Movie Review - Episode 66

August 14th, 2017

1:17:23

This week, we are ripping ass left and right as we review a little known nugget of a film featuring such high caliber actors as Stephen Fry, Paul …

Spiderman: Homecoming (2017) - Movie Review - Episode 65

August 7th, 2017

1:08:00

This week we are grabbing our web shooters and radioactive spiders as we dive into the newest incarnation of Spiderman fresh from the armpit of …

Vote for The Cinema Psychos Show!

August 3rd, 2017

2:04

The Cinema Psychos Show has been nominated for Best Local Podcast as part of The Pittsburgh City Paper’s Best of The ‘Burgh Reader’s Poll. If you are …

George A. Romero: Father of Independent Filmmaking - Episode 64

July 31st, 2017

46:28

On this very somber and serious episode, Brian, John, and Laine take a moment to reflect on the passing of a legend who not only birthed the modern zombie film, but in essence created the modern indie film scene; George …

Kahmeela Adams - Producer of The Pittsburgh 48 Hour Film Project - Episode 63

July 21st, 2017

1:23:41

You all are in store for a treat this week folks.  We've got 2 features in one episode! Up first, we are reviewing 2 short films from indie …

CarousHELL (2016) - Movie Review - Episode 62

July 17th, 2017

55:49

This week, Brian, John, and Laine are taking a local stroll down to the newest entry into the comedic horror slasher genre with friend of the show, …

Dead Heat (1988) - Movie Review - Episode 61

July 10th, 2017

39:27

This week, Brian, John, and Laine are going undercover in the only buddy cop movie to feature zombies, Vincent Price, and Joe Piscopo at his most "Piscopoian".  Yes, we are reviewing the classic zombie comedy action …

Uncle Sam (1996) - Movie Review - Episode 60

July 3rd, 2017

58:46

Happy America Day!  What better way to celebrate the fourth other than explore one of the worst b rated  horror films to feature a patriotic theme, …

Sexy Ad - Cinema Psychos Show

June 29th, 2017

1:29

New "Sexy Ad" for our podcast....Enjoy!  

Len Kabasinski - Filmmaker Interview - Episode 59

June 26th, 2017

1:07:10

This week Brian, John, and Elaine sit down with world renown martial artist and fusion filmmaker, Len Kabasinski of Killer Wolf Films.  Len is the …

Wonder Woman - Movie Review - Episode 58

June 19th, 2017

1:38:12

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine are traveling to the singular bright spot in the eternally dismal and brown filtered ridiculousness that is the DC …

The Rise, Fall, & Rise Again of Comic Book Movies

June 11th, 2017

1:10:50

This week, Brian, John and Elaine tackle one of the biggest film subjects of our time, Hollywood's comic book obsession.  Yes, we are going after the …

Tim Burton Retrospective - Episode 56

June 5th, 2017

1:21:13

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine enter the dark and macabre world of the mind of one of Hollywood's most macabre and eccentric filmmakers; Tim …

Frankenhooker with Filmmaker, PJ Gaynard - Episode 55

May 28th, 2017

1:17:17

This week, Brian, John, and Laine are joined by award winning filmmaker, educator, and some time chocolatier, PJ Gaynard of Goat Milk Fudge …

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - Movie Review - Episode 54

May 21st, 2017

1:16:15

This week, John and Elaine make their triumphant return to the podcast from the depths of their Disney trip.  They have brought their friend and local expert of nerdery, Kevin Finch, to help us review the cosmic …

Morose & Macabre's Atrocity Exhibition IX - Episode 53

May 7th, 2017

1:01:43

This week, Brian is joined by Nick Noir, Lilith Deville, and Dr. Morose of the annual gathering of aficionados of the strange and unusual, the 360 degree living art exhibition that is Morose & Macabre's Atrocity …

May The Fourth Be With You! - Star Wars Day - Episode 52

May 4th, 2017

1:06:30

Happy Star Wars Day!!!  May the fourth be with you!  This week, we are going full nerd to deliver you a special retrospective of the movie that …

How To Make A Short Film - Episode 51

April 30th, 2017

1:16:47

This week, Elaine has escaped to the tropics of Florida so it is up to Brian and John to entertain you with cheap jokes with a hint of film knowledge....Or is it cheap film knowledge and a hint of jokes?  Either way, …

Selling out! - Product Placement in Movies - Episode 50

April 24th, 2017

1:09:54

This week the corporate sponsors take over and dictate that Brian, John, and Elaine must deliver the show while wearing Nike shoes while drinking bud light and snacking on delicious Doritos!  But seriously, we are …

Power Rangers (2017) - Movie Review - Episode 49

April 16th, 2017

1:18:53

It's morphing time this week as Brian, John, and Laine once again dive into nostalgia fuckery.  This time they are jumping into their zords and traveling to the brand new, much grittier, Zack Snyder- esque reboot of …

Mac and Me (1988) - Movie Review- Episode 48

April 2nd, 2017

1:10:16

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine are inducting a new member into our Pantheon of Utter Shit.  This giant turd comes to us in the form of the perennial 1988 ET ripoff/McDonalds commercial, Mac and Me.  They search for …

Controversial Movies - Episode 47

March 26th, 2017

1:23:28

Get ready to be shocked and shocked again!  This week, Brian, John, and Elaine are entering the world of the most controversial movies to come out of …

Highest Grossing R Rated Movies - Episode 46

March 19th, 2017

1:16:27

This week Brian, John, and Elaine are analyzing the biggest money makers in movie history that tend to have gratuitous violence, naughty language, …

Logan - Movie Review - Episode 45

March 12th, 2017

1:18:23

This week, we are sharpening our adamantium claws as we slice and dice into Hugh Jackman's farewell to Wolverine in James Marigold's "Logan."  We get …

Emperor Palpatine's Press Conference

March 9th, 2017

2:39

Emperor Sheev Palpatine delivers his first press conference after his rousing senate speech declaring the formation of The Galactic Empire and his newly minted position of Supreme Emperor.  

The Oscars 2017 Recap - Episode 44

March 6th, 2017

1:18:13

This week, Brian, John, and Laine put a period on the 2017 Academy Awards; Recapping the winners, losers, and strangely bizarre flubs.  We try to answer what actually did happen with that very bizarre Best Picture …

The 2017 Razzie Awards Preview - Episode 43

February 24th, 2017

1:17:50

Its' Oscar weekend everyone!  The one time of the year that Hollywood explodes in an orgy of self gratification.  But The Oscars are not the only …

The Room (2003) - Movie Review - Episode 42

February 10th, 2017

1:14:55

Oh Hi Mark, Hi Doggie, Hi podcast audience...How's your sex life? This week we continue our epic adventure into the depths of B Movie Madness Month with our in depth review of "The Citizen Kane of Bad Movies", Tommy …

B Movie Breakdown - B Movie Madness Month - Episode 41

February 3rd, 2017

1:04:21

In honor of February being Oscar month, we are celebrating in our own way by showcasing the very best in trashy yet awesome films as part of BAD MOVIE MADNESS MONTH!   This week, Brian, John, and Laine breakdown what …

Oscars 2017: AKA Hollywood's Circle Jerk of Doom

January 27th, 2017

58:08

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine are dropping some big news along with analyzing one of America's biggest most self gratifying institutions.  We are now part of The Epicast Network and it is fitting that our first …

Passengers - Movie Review with Special Guest: Jessica Semler - Episode 39

January 20th, 2017

1:00:25

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine are joined by feminist blogger Jessica Semler of Jessica Rabbid as we tackle the controversial Chris Pratt - Jennifer Lawrence film: Passengers, a film that has brought up a lot of …

2016: A Terrible Year with Terrible Movies - Episode 38

January 13th, 2017

1:16:45

Now that the infamous New Year's 2017 stomach bug has left us, we can get down to brass tax with very exhaustive review of some of the gems and turds to grace the silver screen in 2016.  In a year that brought us the …

Cinema Slugfest #3 - Light Side Vs Dark Side of The Force

January 11th, 2017

9:39

Two men enter! One man Leave!  Welcome to Cinema Slugfest; The mini episode series from The Cinema Psychos Show.  This week, The Force is strong with us as we try to answer the eternal struggle within Star Wars nerdom; …

Jason Sauer: The King of Art in Garfield - Episode 37

January 6th, 2017

58:40

Happy New Year!  This week, Brian interviews Jason Sauer, a true renaissance man in the Pittsburgh art scene.  This "King of Art in Garfield" (a neighborhood in Pittsburgh) is the owner of Most Wanted Fine Art Gallery, …

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Movie Review - Episode 36

December 23rd, 2016

1:24:46

Merry Christmahanukwanzaakah! This week we are back in a galaxy far far away as we review Disney's latest attempt to cash in on our nostalgia with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story AKA Star Wars minus any Jedi or Skywalker …

Top Christmas Movies & Specials with Jon Towers

December 16th, 2016

1:14:17

This week, we continue with our month long advent calendar of Christmas goodness by unwrapping some of our favorite go to holiday themed movies and …

Cinema Slugfest #2 - And All Through The House

December 14th, 2016

11:34

Two men enter! One man Leave!  Welcome to Cinema Slugfest; The mini episode series from The Cinema Psychos Show.  This week, two Killer Santas' will enter our cinematic thunder dome of doom as we try to decide which …

Top 3 Christmas Horror Movies - Episode 34

December 9th, 2016

1:00:39

Have you been nice or naughty this year?  This week, Brian, John, and Elaine are definitely on the naughty list as they serve up a heaping helping of …

Cinema Slugfest #1 - Battle of the Batmen

December 7th, 2016

7:50

Two men enter! One man Leave!  Welcome to the first Cinema Slugfest; The mini episode series from The Cinema Psychos Show.  This week, two batmen will enter our cinematic thunder dome of doom as we try to settle the age …

Bad Santa 2 (2016) - Movie Review - Episode 33

December 2nd, 2016

43:45

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine begin decking their halls for the holiday season.  What better way to celebrate the warm and fuzzy feelings of …

Thanksgiving Horror Classics - Episode 32

November 25th, 2016

53:06

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine provide you with some great post Thanksgiving food coma entertainment as we break down our Smorgasbord of Shit by reviewing 3 Thanksgiving themed horror movies.  For your appetizer, we …

Sausage Party (2016) - Movie Review - Episode 31

November 18th, 2016

58:25

In a gear up for the gastro feast known in the USA as Thanksgiving, Brian, John, and Elaine are taking you on a tour of the Seth Rogen animated adult …

Doctor Strange (2016)-Movie Review-Episode 30

November 15th, 2016

58:43

Things get a little "Strange" this week as Brian, John, and Elaine throw on their sling rings and dive into the mind bending mystical stage 3 marvel film, Doctor Strange.  We try to use our mystical movie powers and …

Election Movies – Episode 29

November 4th, 2016

1:02:16

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine are nursing really bad post halloween hangovers.  Seriously, we overdosed on candy corn and peanut butter cups.  So as we recover, we decided to turn our attention to the coming …

Trick or Treat (1986) – Movie Review – Episode 28

October 29th, 2016

51:37

To close out our month long celebration of all things Halloween, we are giving you the ultimate treat or trick with a Halloween themed entry into our …

The Back to the Future Trilogy- Episode 27

October 23rd, 2016

1:19:35

Podcast Audience!  You gotta come back with us!  Where you ask?..BACK TO THE FUTURE!  This week, in honor of Back to the Future Day 2016 (October 21st-The Day Marty and Doc land in the future) we decided to take a look …

Vampire Movies – Episode 26

October 16th, 2016

1:11:50

Welcome children of the night!  This week, Brian, John, and Elaine regale us with the long and storied history of the vampire film and its place in horror cinema.  We will try to answer some of the big questions …

Top 3 Horror Movies for Halloween Viewing – Episode 25

October 7th, 2016

1:10:11

'Tis the season for ghosts, goblins, and horror movies and Brian, John, and Elaine have the picks for your halloween season viewing. We break down our top 3 favorite horror movies to get you in the halloween mood with …

Blair Witch (2016)- Movie Review- Episode 24

September 30th, 2016

1:35:27

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine grab their backpacks and old camcorders as they venture into the woods to review Blair Witch (2016), the sequel to …

Captain America: Civil War (2016)- Movie Review-Episode 23

September 23rd, 2016

1:12:13

This week Brian, John, and Elaine wade through the waist deep swamp of comic book/film lore as we review Captain America: Civil War and the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe.  We try to understand some of the subtle …

Modern Film Classics – Episode 22

September 16th, 2016

1:15:56

This week, Brian, John, and Elaine get cerebral by examining the age old question: What makes a modern classic in film?  Is it the Director's vision, …

Sleepaway Camp (1983)- Movie Review- Episode 21

September 12th, 2016

44:21

School's back in session which means Summer is wrapping up.  So Brian, John, and Elaine take one last look at one of the hallmarks of summer fun; …

Suicide Squad (2016)- Movie Review- Episode 20

September 2nd, 2016

55:16

We're back!!  After a 2 week hiatus mainly due to a nasty case of Bronchitis and food poisoning, we're back and better than ever.  This week we pay homage to the passing of Willy Wonka himself; the great Gene Wilder.   …

Ghostbusters (2016) Movie Review-Part 2- Episode 19

August 15th, 2016

53:21

Ready for seconds?  This week, Brian, John, and Elaine deliver part 2 of our epic Ghostbusters (2016) review.  We get into more of the nitty gritty …

Ghostbusters (2016) Movie Review-Part 1- Episode 18

August 5th, 2016

51:43

THE WAIT IS OVER!  This week, Brian, John, and Elaine deliver part 1 of our epic Ghostbusters (2016) review.  This movie has been a lighting rod of controversy, setting up a war between fans of the original and Director …

Gene Blalock of Seraph Films LLC – Interview – Episode 17

July 29th, 2016

46:47

This week Brian sits down for another featured interview; this time with award winning filmmaker and founder of Seraph Films LLC, Gene Blalock.  Gene talks about his filmmaking career and how his films although mostly …

Steve Rudzinski of Silver Spotlight Films – Interview – Episode 16

July 22nd, 2016

1:21:06

This week Brian sits down for a featured interview with one of the best genre bending indie filmmakers out there; Writer, Director, and Spider-Man (seriously):  Steve Rudzinski of Silver Spotlight Films.  Steve talks …

Return of the Sequel Strikes Back Part Dos – Episode 15

July 18th, 2016

1:01:03

The gang goes off book on an episode dissecting and even at times eviscerating the common film sequel.  Are these movies strictly bloated cash cows that have always been terrible or are there a few gems out there?  How …

Johnny Daggers of Blood on the Reel – Interview – Episode 14

July 8th, 2016

50:46

We take a break from the summer movie review grind and sit down with filmmaker, model, author, and friend; Johnny Daggers of DaggerVision Films.  Johnny talks about his new film Blood on the Reel, a peek into the trials …

Independence Day: Regurgitation – Movie Review – Episode 13

July 1st, 2016

1:06:24

Happy Birthday America!  In the spirit of the Fourth of July weekend, we are diving head first into the proverbial puke pile that is Independence …

2016 Summer Movie Preview – Episode 12

June 17th, 2016

51:40

Grab your sunscreen and beach blanket; Brian, John, and Elaine give you an overview of some of the potential stinkers and gems from the tentpoles of …

X-Men Apocalypse – Movie Review – Episode 11

June 10th, 2016

56:35

Brian, John and Elaine flex their secret mutant movie powers and tackle the latest entry into the ever expanding and ever confusing continuity X-Men …

Tiptoes (2003) – Movie Review – Episode 10

June 3rd, 2016

52:02

Every once in a while you encounter a movie that quite literally boggles the mind and brings forth emotions like anger, rage, and befuddlement.  Tiptoes (2003) is one of those movies.  The gang inducts this Oldman, …

Super Mario Bros. The Movie – Movie Review – Episode 9

May 27th, 2016

56:38

The gang straps in for an 8 bit barrage of utter shit in the form of movie adaptations of some of your most treasured video games; in particular …

Ryan Haggerty of Blood on the Leaves – Interview – Episode 8

May 20th, 2016

54:13

This week we take a short detour from our usual review-centric episodes and interview Cinematographer, Producer, and an all around great friend, Ryan Haggerty of Haggerty Media.  Ryan will be discussing a new film …

The Rise of Nostalgia Fuckery – Episode 7

May 13th, 2016

57:37

This week Brian, John, and Elaine tackle the gigantic rotting elephant in the room; REMAKES!  We examine the new trend in the Hollywood remake …

Now and Then (1995) – Movie Review – Episode 6

May 9th, 2016

46:51

We are jumping in our delorean, gunning it to 88mph, and traveling back to the year that gave us "The Rachel" hair cut and JNCO Jeans: 1995; to review the coming of age female dram-edy, Now and Then. We try to answers …

Troll 2 (1990) – Movie Review – Episode 5

April 23rd, 2016

39:44

We're packing up the family camper and traveling to the humble hamlet of Nilbog!  In our first entry of The Pantheon of Utter Shit, we examine the …

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Movie Review – Episode 4

April 15th, 2016

55:36

It's fight night!  In a follow up to our first episode, Brian, John, and Elaine dissect "The Chipotle Burrito of Superhero Movies"; Batman v …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Movie Review – Episode 3

April 6th, 2016

1:06:30

We are flying through hyperspace and dabbling in the dark side in this episode of The Cinema Psychos Show as Brian, John, and Elaine review The Disney monstrosity that is Star Wars: The Force Awakens. News in Movies!

Scream and The Rise of Terrible Horror Movies – Movie Review – Episode 2

April 5th, 2016

49:25

In this episode (which originally was recorded in October), Brian, John, and Elaine review Wes Craven's Scream; particularly, how the film has …

Batman Returns (1992) – Movie Review – Episode 1

April 2nd, 2016

59:09

Welcome to the first episode of The Cinema Psychos Show!  In this episode, Brian, John and Elaine tackle one of the most divisive Batman movies ever made; Batman Returns.  We also gave a preview of what we thought …

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March 31st, 2016

0:34

Here is a short trailer breaking down everything that we cover here at The Cinema Psychos Show!  Do you like obscure terrible B movie reviews?  We got it!  Or maybe you like deep retrospectives on some of cinema's …

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