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A bunch of cinephiles and retro TV connoisseurs group together to talk about ridiculous Action/Crime/Horror genre tropes, deadly protagonists, outrageous body counts, political conspiracies, over-the-top gimmick-driven premises and the merit of various franchises.… read more

178 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

S4E82- B-Film Genius(?) Larry Cohen (with JM Brandt, Tom Lindaman, David Michigan Garrett Jr, Bunny Williams & Jon Mark)

November 26th, 2021


Another all-star crew rocks this chat about famous (and sometimes infamous) script fixer, co-director and unapologetically campy B-film producer …

S4E81- Clancy Brown (with Daniel Ryan, Jon Mark, Tom Lindaman & Lee Turner of After Hours Cinema)

November 25th, 2021


The number one cartoon and live-action actor gets analyzed big time! What roles of his got criminally forgotten (as he has done hundreds of projects …

S4E80- Timothy Olyphant special (with Brandon Moore)

November 24th, 2021


Podcast fanatic Brandon Moore joins me to discuss one of our favorite yet reliable character actors who has played all kinds of comedic yet quotable characters. Does he resonate more as a bad guy or as a cowboy? Does …

S4E79- Walter Hill surprise ep (with Gordon Briggs & Jon Mark)

November 19th, 2021


The final episode for this Thursday has surprise guest Gordon Briggs join Jon and I for our takedown of Walter Hill's great adrenaline-based yet …

S4E78- Viggo Mortensen ep (with Tony from Flicks Xrayed, Chris Mounce & Daniel Ryan)

November 17th, 2021


The award-winning actor of many gritty, exciting and dramatic character studies has much of an interesting history from being a painter and singer to also an activist and filmmaker. Chris Mounce and Daniel Ryan return …

S4E77- Luc Besson special (with Jeremy Kalina, Charlie Chase & Jon Mark)

November 16th, 2021


The Deuce Podcast's Jeremy Kalina & GMBMAM's Charlie Chase join in the pros and cons of once amazing/now infamous filmmaker Luc Besson's huge career as director, writer, producer and studio exec. Did he repeat some …

S4E70- Dario Argento's edgy nature (with Daniel Ryan, Tom Lindaman, Ricky Morgan & filmmaker Robert Cohen)

October 28th, 2021


Our final Halloween themed episode comes to a close with the Giallo/Italy horror-mystery icon, Dario Argento, being honored by us and our guests! Why does his cinema get so referenced without half of us realizing it? …

S4E69- Sam Raimi tribute (with Jon Mark, Ricky Morgan, Solid 6 Podcast & Jack and Sean (CitizenKane vs Podcast)

October 27th, 2021


We detail Sam Raimi's complete re-frame of how horror comedies, superhero pictures and unusual character studies were conjured up. What can we expect from his Doctor Strange sequel? Which of his films has the biggest …

S4E68- Steven Spielberg's diverse skills (with Alex Austin, Christopher Page, Ken Bates, James Avinash Jackson, Daniel Ryan & Jon Mark)

October 26th, 2021


It's another all-star cast romp this go-around as we discuss yet another long-time influencer in the film industry. Did he really reorchestrate the …

S4E67- Filmmakers Who Should Set Their Sights on Retirement (with Jon Mark)

October 21st, 2021


We cross into dangerous waters detailing numerous filmmakers who are either selling out, becoming unbareable or continually are ions away from the applause they earned years ago. Which film gurus seem to want to make …

S4E66- John Singleton's special groundbreaking skills (with Valerie Cameron & Tom Lindaman)

October 20th, 2021


Singleton's honest depiction of African-American life, themes on college, portrayal of gangs and essence on how precious life is gets discussed as …

S4E65- Francis Ford Coppola's triumphs (with Joel Gibbs)

October 19th, 2021


Coppola's Godfather saga, troublebound productions and other gems are discussed as well as his flops, Roger Corman upbringing and endless 3 hour …

S4E64- Antoine Fuqua's visceral adrenaline pumping films and shows (with Jon Mark)

October 14th, 2021


Fuqua's many dramatic and military themed actioners are highlighted as well as his small-screen productions. Which film was the first one that stuck out to us growing up? Which of his flops has become appreciated in …

S4E63- Brian de Palma chat (with Eric Henwood Greer & Jon Mark)

October 13th, 2021


New guest Eric and long-time collaborator Jon help me detail the highlights and low-points of Brian de Palma's Hitchcockian inspired career. From …

S4E62- Angelina Jolie (with Tara Jabbari & Jon Mark)

October 12th, 2021


Who Was She's host Tara and The Action Elite's Jon help me highlight Angie's best roles as an actress and behind-the-scenes as a director (when she's …

S4E61- Clint Eastwood special (with Film Strip's Jay Skipworth, Unapologetically Stupid's Jeffrey Rhodes, Kat Hearons & Guys at the Movies' Sean Phillips)

October 7th, 2021


We do our best by not discussing politics and talking all things Clint Eastwood. Why do many perk up interest the minute his name is uttered? Do most …

S4E60- Our Top 10 Personal Favorite Films (with Christopher Colon)

October 6th, 2021


Christopher Colon (Two Strangers One Podcast) helps me tackle what films we consider our absolute best. What films does one encounter so much …

S4E59- Cult Franchise Mini-Review - Rob Zombie's Road Killers Trilogy (with Christopher Colon)

October 5th, 2021


The most infamous filmmaker (who was once an awesome rock star) that is Rob Zombie has his film trilogy analyzed rather briefly. Christopher Colon …

S4E58- actor & filmmaker Peter Berg's journey (with Sean Malloy & Jon Mark)

September 30th, 2021


A neat talent in front of and behind the screen, we welcome Sean Malloy from I Must Break This Podcast to help Jon and I determine where the well-liked Peter Berg ranks as a filmmaker. How many recall his scene-stealing …

S4E57- Willem Dafoe's Greatness (with You Talk Funny's Carrie Hardin, Roy Buckingham, Jon Mark & Nightmare Nerd)

September 29th, 2021


I'm out of the office today so I had out guests Carrie and pal Roy help lead regulars Daniel and Jon on a brief interconnected chat on why Willam …

S4E56- The Career of Bryan Cranston (with Jonathan Traylor - Retroman Movie Pickups Podcast)

September 28th, 2021


The seemingly non-ending career of the small-screen dad portrayer and other comedic, sometimes unrecognizable Bryan Cranston is tackled this week. Why does he appeal so much to many audiences? What other film cameos has …

S4E55- Margot Robbie (with Galaxy of Film's Max Wood!)

September 23rd, 2021


The newest and most recent talent covered on this show to date, we had one hell of a time detailing her charisma and other atypical film roles. Why …

S4E54- Danny Trejo (with Bunny Williams & Jon Mark)

September 22nd, 2021


The one and only Trejo is detailed with his endless amount of roles. He's been in many films we all have seen but how many of those roles stand out? …

S4E53- Angela Bassett (with Jon Mark, Cool Out Corner's Troy Armstrong & It's The Radio Show's ATL & Tiki Blue!)

September 21st, 2021


The always so likable persona is detailed while given a proper love letter. How many mainly recognize her instantly from What's Love Got to Do With It or Strange Days? How many giant franchises has she been in lately?? …

S4E52- Giancarlo Esposito tribute (with Luis Gonzalaz, Will Styer & Greg McLaughlin)

September 16th, 2021


The scene-stealing talent is tackled in full blast! What are some of his best guest starring roles on the small-screen? Is he more recognizable for …

S4E51- The Awesomeness of Halle Berry (with Jon Mark)

September 15th, 2021


Halle, Halle, incomefree! We got the neat model-turned-actress, personal facts about her and her upcoming directorial debut to discuss. What are some of her sleeper films? Did so many get distracted by her franchises …

S4E50- Harrison Ford discussion (with Will Styer, Night Taylor, Jon Mark & Joseph Burke)

September 14th, 2021


There are countless "My Wife, My Family" and running jokes but we mainly focus on the less-talked about aspects and overall appeal of this cinematic …

S4E49- Christopher Walken Tribute (with Jon Mark!)

September 9th, 2021


The one, the only, easily mockable yet still so awesome actor is described in full here. How much merchandise from the many films and show he's been …

S4E48- Donnie Yen (with Nick Denton & Adkins Undisputed's Michael Scott)

September 8th, 2021


Another iconic Hong Kong martial artist, actor and filmmaker is profiled. Which American film where he was wasted did most of us first see Mr. Yen …

S4E47- Jackie Chan special (with Alyse McCombs, Daniel Ryan, Jon Mark & Nick Denton)

September 7th, 2021


Four key guests help me wrangle how and why Jackie Chan successfully brought his own form of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton for numerous decades …

S4E46- Don Cheadle's Best Film & Show Roles (with Daniel Ryan & Jon Mark)

September 2nd, 2021


Another actor who has as many cult 80s/90s films as he does collaborations with other actors and filmmakers, where does this awesome actor rank from …

S4E45- The Top Antonio Banderas Roles (with Tara Jabbari, Daniel Ryan & Jon Mark)

September 1st, 2021


Another beyond talented man who is remembered for either his best or worst films based on what the film watcher is more familiar with. What surprising ads and shows has he actually been on? How many languages does he …

S4E44- The Best Toni Collette Roles (with David Gherman, Tom Lindaman & Jon Mark)

August 31st, 2021


Sherman, Lineman & Mark join me in tackling Toni Collette's best works in the big and small screen. We talk about countless other films but which …

S4E43- Wrestler Turned Actors Special (with Justin Oberholtzer)

August 26th, 2021


Justin Oberholtzer (AKA The Cinemasoschist) from the Suplex Multiplex (and guest on See Hear Podcast and Cult of Muscle) has done his own literal …

S4E42- Christopher Lee special (with JJ Bruno, Lee Russell, Corey Stevenson & Jon Mark)

August 25th, 2021


A quick yet well-organized take on a screen legend who had been around numerous decades. What other roles do we know besides some of his franchises …

S4E41- The Top 10 Laurence Fishburne Roles (with Jon Mark, Daniel Ryan & David Gherman)

August 24th, 2021


Another multi-format, multi-talent who's got many roles on the big and small-screens. Does he get called Cowboy Curtis or Morpheus more in public? …

S4E40- The Top 10 Cate Blanchett Roles (with Jon Mark)

August 19th, 2021


Another diverse and welcome presence in any film, we chronicle Cate and her numerous audience-pleasing entries. What ensemble piece films (good or bad) are easy to forget that she's also in? Why do some keep mixing her …

S4E39- The Top 20 Denzel Washington Roles (with Ezra Johnson & Jon Mark!)

August 18th, 2021


Another diverse and beyond beloved talent, we go thru the best works of the one and only Denzel! Who are so many of his films rather well liked in most critical and audiences' circles yet often have mediocre movie …

S4E38- The Best John Leguizamo Roles (with Bella Maria)

August 17th, 2021


A beyond talented actor, comedian, writer and director who keeps on surprising the world with his knowledge and range, we take a look at some less seen works he's been in. Why do some audiences assume that because he …

S4E37- Underrated Comedians (with ScreenComment's Anthony Francis!)

August 12th, 2021


Some underrated stand-up, sitcom and comedic performers are touched upon with the help of Anthony Francis (of Screen Comment and Widescreen: A Film Discussion Podcast). Why are some of these funny actors and trained …

S4E36- Puppetmaster saga reviewed (with psychic Shelley Kaehr)

August 11th, 2021


The franchise that was so stupid, it almost killed us! We tackle Charle Band's seemingly never ending killer doll saga that swept video stores and …

S4E35- The Top 10 Jim Carrey Roles (with Lyric Maxey, Bri Shoemaker, JJ Bruno, Jon Mark & Daniel Ryan!)

August 10th, 2021


A charismatic and unpredictable talent, we mention his numerous film roles as well as his other appearances on Saturday Night Live and In Living …

S4E34- The Top 10 Sean Connery Roles (with Daniel Ryan, JJ Bruno & Jon Mark)

August 5th, 2021


Recording this ep not long after the respected talent had left our Earth for good, we couldn't help but cherish the memories of his better and less …

S4E33- The Top 10 Plus Roles of Gary Oldman (with Nerdy Bitches & Co.)

August 4th, 2021


Charming one minute, sinister the next: Gary Oldman is one weirdly talented dude! Liz and Heather from Nerdy Bitches (AKA the best film and book podcast discussion mash-up on the planet) join JJ, Daniel, Jon, Gherman …

S4E32- The Top 20 Dwayne The Rock Johnson Roles (with Robb Antequera, David Gherman, Jon Mark & JJ Bruno)

August 3rd, 2021


Twenty roles to bring up for just one wrestler-turned-actor is so unheard of! An unlikely superstar, what kind of film *arena* has he made for …

S4E31- The Best Andrew Divoff Roles (with Erica Wright, Jon Mark & Tom Lindaman)

July 29th, 2021


A versatile character actor of mixed descent, he's portrayed many South American and Russian types as well as different terrorists, diplomats, serial …

S4E30- The Top 10 Steve Buscemi Roles (with Jon Mark, Daniel Ryan & JJ Bruno)

July 28th, 2021


Portraying numerous whacky or everyday type personas in numerous big budget and indie films, Buscemi has also graced the small screen in key guest appearances and headlined other premium cable shows. What obscure cinema …

S4E29- The Top 10 Kevin Spacey Roles (with Jon Mark & David Gherman)

July 27th, 2021


Star of numerous productions, infamous in real life and just an altogether unusual person for anyone to chat about, this made for a rather complicated yet intriguing episode. Gherman tackles some of his better known …

S4E28- The 50 Best Samuel L. Jackson Roles (with JJ Bruno, Daniel Ryan & Jon Mark)

July 22nd, 2021


The first actor on our show with 50 roles we will die defending! Able to play anything from arrogant to stuck-up to badass to reserved just flippin …

S4E27- The Best William Shatner Roles (with JJ Bruno, Daniel Ryan & Tony Jantz)

July 21st, 2021


Shat attacks are inbound! We talk everything from Star Trek's Captain Kirk, Maggie's Dad (on Psych) and Rescue 911 to T.J. Hooker, Priceline Negotiator & Denny Crane. Is Bill just better playing himself since he …

S4E26- Lou Diamond Phillips' 30 Best Roles (with JJ Bruno, Jon Mark & David Gherman)

July 20th, 2021


Three of my mates join me in detailing Lou's illustrious big and small screen career. What are his most unusual cop, army and western roles to date? …

S4E25- Fake Movie Trailers & other Bullshit (with DR and TL)

July 15th, 2021


Tom, Daniel & I conjure up some of the most outrageous films (thankfully?) not made yet.

#film #discussion #fake #film #trailers #narration …

S4E24- Jenny Ambrose & I discuss Stanley Kubrick and psychology

July 14th, 2021


Jenny and I tackle the damaging yet mind-opening segments of most areas of Stanley Kubrick's better known work. Will anyone just stop arguing on the merit of The Shining? Does Stanley know how cerebrally damaging some …

S4E23- Evil Dead film + tv franchise (with JM, EW and DR)

July 13th, 2021


The Evil Dead/Ash Williams saga is chronicled by Erica, Daniel, Jon & I. How many comic books and video game continuations were there as well? Why did this change so many subgenres for eternity esp. with its second …

S4E22- Child's Play chat pt2 of 2 (with Kyle Hickman & Jon Mark)

July 8th, 2021


Kyle Hickman (Munsons at the Movies) and Jon Mark (The Action Elite) are big Chucky fans so they detail theist and worse moments from all the other Child's Play sequels? Why was the remake actually better received than …

S4E21- Stargate franchise complete review (with Mac W. Jackson)

July 7th, 2021


Mac W. Jackson (no relation!) of the Forever Adventure Network's The Never Gets Old Podcast and MacGyver Podcast joins the spectacle filled chat!

How …

S4E20- Child's Play chat pt1 of 2 (with Erica Wright)

July 6th, 2021


Erica Wright (My Horrific Life podcast & blog) jumps back on-board for the first part of the Chucky/Child's Play saga chat. Is he the best killer …

S4E19- Trancers seisology by Full Moon Ent. (with EW, JP, DR & RA)

July 1st, 2021


It's an all-star cast tonight as we dig into the weird yet whacky fun that is Trancers. Formed by outdoor theater specialist Charles Band, it later …

S4E18- Alien & Predator saga (with D. Gherman, Jon Mark & Nightmare Nerd)

June 30th, 2021


Sherman, Mark and Ryan all help me determine the best entries in both the Alien and Predator saga. Why were the fighting crossovers disappointing? Who (besides Ridley Scott and FOX) don't understand the Alien franchise …

S4E17- Gamera saga (with Nathan from WWTT)

June 29th, 2021


What Were They Thinking's Nathan Spavold joins in the friend to all children that is Gamera. Often mocked as both a knock-off and rival to other …

S4E16- Godzilla franchise takedown (with Reels of Justice & The Nightmare Nerd)

June 24th, 2021


Daniel Ryan (The Nightmare Nerd) and Robb Maynard (Reels of Justice) unload on the Kaiju nightmare that is Godzilla. All eras of the franchise are tackled and kept under 3 hours in rather lively yet on-topic fashion . …

S4E15- Quentin Tarantino's film career (with Erica Wright, Daniel Ryan & Jon Mark)

June 23rd, 2021


Our trio tonight details their glaring yet intense takes on maestro Tarantino's maniacal films which are often times their own genre pieces. What's often weaker: his third portion of his films or his actual acting? Why …

S4E14- Top 10 John Cusack Film Roles (with Cori Gilbert Wallace)

June 22nd, 2021


Cori Wallace (Munsons at the Movies) jumps onboard to note some of the goofiest comedies that actor John Cusack has done while Cam notes some of his arguably better dramas and thrillers. Does he actually keep the glum …

S4E13- Robert Rodriguez's film sagas (with David Gherman, Jon Mark & Daniel Ryan)

June 17th, 2021


Our gang members David, Jon & Daniel all recollect the best and worst moments of most of director-producer Rodriguez's career. Why does Alita: …

S4E12- John Carpenters Vampires trilogy (with Nightmare Nerd)

June 16th, 2021


John Carpenter did yet another cult film by the hardly imaginable title of Vampires. Daniel Ryan jumps on once again to tackle it's best moments yet …

S4E11- Creature Film Talk (with Jon Mark)

June 15th, 2021


Fear not the creatures themselves but the more modern creature features! Jon Mark and I just briefly summarize the terror, excitement and inevitable amusement to be had tackling numerous killer aliens, alligators, …

S4E10- Breaking Bad discussion 3 of 3 (with Ryan Luis Rodriguz)

June 10th, 2021


The final entry in our Breaking Bad three-part chat is finally concluded by friend of the show, Ryan Luis Rodriguez (the podcasts Reels of Justice …

S4E09- Breaking Bad discussion 2 of 3 (with Denise Tolston)

June 9th, 2021


The second-part Breaking Bad chat has guest and friend Denise Tolston recalling how the uncanny cast, unflinching plot twists and unsettling details …

S4E08- Breaking Bad discussion 1 of 3 (with Jeramiah Pierce)

June 8th, 2021


The three-part Breaking Bad chat begins with guest and friend Jeramiah Pierce recalling how the uncanny cast, unflinching plot twists and unsettling details make said show's claim to fame as new-found small-screen …

S4E07- Filmmaker Asif Akbar Interview!

June 3rd, 2021


I do a straightforward Q&A panel with indie filmmaker Asif Akbar! His films include: Smoke Filled Lungs, Larceny, Astro, Executive Protection, Top Priority: The Terror Within, Clown Fear, Escape Room (a different …

S4E06- Horror Hosts Special (with Daniel Ryan)

June 2nd, 2021


Daniel & I tackle all kinds of whacky television show hosts from Elvira and Joe Bob to Svengoolie, Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Mr. Lobo …

S4E05- Paul Verhoeven's 10 Best Works (with Podcasting After Dark)

June 1st, 2021


This Dutch filmmaker has tackled so many blockbusters both in his homeland and here in the United States but what was it that made audiences respond …

S4E04- Warlock trilogy (with Jon Mark)

May 27th, 2021


The Lionsgate/Vestron trilogy of Action-Horror-Fantasy films (two starring Julian Sands and one starring Bruce Payne) are covered here. Did you know …

The Second Annual Video On Demand Awards Special (2021)!

May 26th, 2021


Our second award show is none other than honoring any kind of crud you rent thru VOD services. We honor plenty of other sarcastic, well-deserving or other Razzie/Stinkers/The Onion type awards for films of many kinds. …

S4E03- Mummy & Scorpion King saga (with Jon Mark)

May 25th, 2021


Jon and I tackle Universal's uncanny update of their classic Horror-Adventure films that started in the '90s and kept going in the 2010s with their Scorpion King prequel/sequel/spin-offs! What other incarnations of the …

S4E02- Pumpkinhead saga (with Steve & Izzy and David Gherman!)

May 20th, 2021


Pals to all podcasters and film buffs, Steve and Izzy join Gherman and I to tackle the uncanny cult franchise that is Pumpkinhead, originally crafted …

S4E01- [REC] quadrilogy (with David Gherman!)

May 19th, 2021


Our fourth season premieres with yet another cult action-horror quadrilogy. Part of the Found Footage subgenera craze and some of the most rarely …

S3E42- Larry Cohen's Phone Trilogy (with David Gherman)

May 18th, 2021


We tackle writer-producer Larry Cohen's descent from Blaxploitation, B-films and Action-Horror-Mystery mash-ups to his most successful phone-themed …

S3E41- Wishmaster quadrilogy takedown (with the 4 of us!)

May 13th, 2021


Erica, Daniel & Robb help me tackle the four films in this action-horror-comedy-fantasy mash-up of films that is the Wishmaster saga. With a first half that's amusing gory fun (Parts 1 & 2) to a last half (Parts …

S3E40- Inside the Actors Studio Special (with Anthony Francis)

May 12th, 2021


Anthony Francis (of Widescreen: A Film Podcast) helps me break down the pros and cons of the always entertaining doc series Inside the Actors Studio. Why does it typically rock as both an inquiry show and as a biopic …

S3E39- 007 franchise takedown part 2 (with Reels of Justice, Movie Review Crew, Nightmare Nerd & Cinema Drunkie)

May 11th, 2021


Part two of our two-part 007 saga means that we get to determine who will direct/write the next James Bond outing after decades of mostly solid …

S3E38- 007 franchise takedown part 1 (with Marc Sanders)

May 6th, 2021


Part one of our two-part 007 saga means that we get to determine who will direct/write the next James Bond outing after decades of mostly solid …

S3E37- Derek Flint & Matt Helm spy films (with Johnny Potoky)

May 5th, 2021


The Flint spy films with James Coburn and equally whacky Matt Helm films with Dean Martin all get covered here thanks to Attack of the B-Movies …

S3E36- 47 Meters Down 1 & 2 (wih Erica Wright)

May 4th, 2021


Erica Wright and I get targeted by sharks who aren't amused by our jokes about such creatures. In all seriousness, how does this two-film franchise differ from other material like Shark Night 3D and the many Open …

S3E35- The Omen franchise discussion Pt. 2 of 2 (with David Gherman)

April 29th, 2021


The Omen was another thematic franchise that rivaled the likes of Hellraiser, The Exorcist and even The Prophecy as one saga that challenged one's beliefs, depicted supernatural occurrences that led to a bigger picture …

S3E34- The Omen franchise discussion Pt. 1 of 2 (with Daniel Ryan)

April 28th, 2021


The Omen was another thematic franchise that rivaled the likes of Hellraiser, The Exorcist and even The Prophecy as one saga that challenged one's beliefs, depicted supernatural occurrences that led to a bigger picture …

S3E33- The 10 Best Original Superheroes (with Johnny Potoky)

April 27th, 2021


Johnny and I sit back for a brief yet amusing chat about a bunch of films like Robocop and Unbreakable which made a name by being their own original …

S3E32- Blade Trilogy & The Series Review (with David Gherman)

April 22nd, 2021


Gherman and I tackle the whole saga of Blade. How were we introduced to all three films? Does anyone remember the outrageously bad (yet …

S3E31- The Top 10 Alfred Hitchcock Films (with Simon Cockle)

April 21st, 2021


Podcaster Simon Cockle joins me to help rank the 10 essential films by master mystery filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. Since we can only choose ten, what films will need to play a game of rock-paper-scissors in order to make …

S3E30- The Hitcher films & remake (with Jon Mark)

April 20th, 2021


Jonathan Mark and I tackle the 1986 gem that is The Hitcher, it's 2003 sequel I've Been Waiting and the 2007 atrocious so-bad-its-good remake. Why …

S3E29- Hell House LLC trilogy reviewed (with Erica Wright)

April 14th, 2021


My Horrific Life podcaster and repeat co-host Erica Wright helps me summarize the awesome Hell House LLC horror-mystery film trilogy! Why is this better than most lackluster found footage films? Is this the only reason …

S3E28- Blade Runner Franchise Review (Part 3 of 3) (with Erica Wright)

April 13th, 2021


No business like discussing the cyberpunk masterpiece that is the 1982 film Blade Runner, it's multiple recut versions, the book source material by …

S3E27- Blade Runner Franchise Review (Part 2 of 3) (with Daeron Wilson & Daniel Ryan)

April 8th, 2021


No business like discussing the cyberpunk masterpiece that is the 1982 film Blade Runner, it's multiple recut versions, the book source material by …

S3E26- Blade Runner Franchise Review (Part 1 of 3) (with David Gherman)

April 6th, 2021


No business like discussing the cyberpunk masterpiece that is the 1982 film Blade Runner, it's multiple recut versions, the book source material by …

S3E25- Janus filmmakers Terence Brown & Elvery Tren Peters

March 31st, 2021


Dallas, TX based indie filmmakers, and friends of the show, Elvery Tren Peters and Terence T Brown discuss their original serial killer horror-mystery film, Janus, which is due out soon this year! I get to discuss why …

S3E24- The Shield complete tv series review (with Cort of Cinema Psyops)

March 30th, 2021


Cort (of Cinema Psyops) joins in the fun that is tackling the now-hard-to-watch, demented and still groundbreaking action-crime-mystery drama that is The Shield. We discuss how so many of the themes of corruption are …

S3E23- The Prophecy cincology review (with Hugh Kenneth David)

March 24th, 2021


B-movie loving expert and former film department advertising veteran Hugh Kenneth David joins me in assessing wether or not this angelic-demonic cult …

S3E22- actor, filmmaker and web series creator Simon Phillips interview

March 23rd, 2021


Here, I get some insight from Simon Phillips, an established international actor and filmmaker of many genres (action, crime, horror, comedy) and conquering everything from the indie and video film market to making …

S3E21- UK Indie Horror filmmakers Adam Leader and Richard Oakes (of the film HOSTS) interview

March 17th, 2021


After you're done celebrating St. Patrick's Day for 2021, hop on in to hear my firsthand discussion with two UK horror filmmakers Adam Leader and Richard Oakes. How is the indie film and festival scene fare there …

S3E20- Babylon 5 complete franchise review (with Will Johnson of Downbelow- A B5 Podcast)

March 16th, 2021


Will Johnson and I, the B5 mega-fans, discuss how this underrated yet uneasy voyage came about, how it holds up and its relevance today. We cover the …

S3E19- Candyman trilogy and Remake Predictions (with Erica Wright)

March 11th, 2021


Erica Wright (of the My Horrific Life podcast & blog) helps me tackle the perplexing, moodily gothic and sometimes occasionally (yet surprisingly) romantic horror trilogy of Candyman films. How much is this really a …

S3E18- Sinister franchise (with Horror Trio)

March 10th, 2021


Erica, David & Daniel all conjure up thoughts, reflections and overview with me on this short-lived Blumhouse produced two-film series. How much of it owes to other similar Hellraiser/Omen/Exorcist type franchises …

S3E17- Ron Howard tribute ep (with Beverly Gray)

March 4th, 2021


Roger Corman crewmember and filmmaking documenting author Beverly Gray joins me for a brief look at her admired pal, Ron Howard. Due to technical …

S3E16- Maniac Cop Trilogy Takedown (with Liam O'Donnell of Cinepunx)

March 3rd, 2021


Liam O'Donnell (of Eric Roberts is The F$%&ing Man and Cinepunx podcasts) joins me for a special takedown of the complete trilogy of the cult …

S3E15- All 10 Hellraisers Conqured (with Fellow MSTies)

February 25th, 2021


With me to suffer through the abyss of heck that is the Hellraiser franchise, Robb and Daniel remark about how many ideas are disappointingly executed (no pun) while new member Tiffany Harding decides to use this …

S3E14- Underrated Zombie Films (with Daniel Ryan, David Gherman & Robb Antequera)

February 24th, 2021


The Nightmare Nerd, Cinema Drunkie and David all help me throw some suggestions in the box that deal with uncanny zombie themes. How many of them are …

S3E13- The Top 10 Humphrey Bogart Film Roles (with Anthony Francis)

February 18th, 2021


Anthony Francis (of Widescreen: A Film Discussion Podcast) tackles his first of many episodes on this show by helping me determine our Ten picks for the best characters that Humphrey Bogart brought to life on-screen. …

S3E12- Anti-Hero Action Shows (with Caomh Mc Gillion)

February 17th, 2021


Pal Caomh joins me for wrapping up the last part of the Prison Break show discussion while also summing up what anti-hero type films and shows are …

S3E11- Prison Break Complete Series Review (with Billi G)

February 11th, 2021


My best bud Billi G. Meskel (who's also a superfan of this show) helps me tackle the five current seasons of the hit show Prison Break. What would …

Special Ep 2- Is Film School Worth a Damn Anymore_ (with Filmmaker Tori Rice)

February 10th, 2021


Filmmaking colleague and pal Tori Rice stops by as we recollect wether any of us got anything personally from film related college courses. What is …

S3E10- Spongebob Squarepants overview (with Reels of Justice Podcast)

February 4th, 2021


Ryan Luis Rodriguez (of the podcasts Reels of Justice and The Coolness Chronicles) remarks how Spongebob Squarepants changed the landscape of …

S3E9- Underrated Giallo Ep1 (with The Nightmare Nerd!)

February 3rd, 2021


Daniel "Nightmare Nerd" Ryan joins me to discuss the history and recent discoveries of the Giallo subgenre. The first of hopefully many other …

S3E8- Jeepers Creepers & Final Destination Series (with Action Movie Freak) Pt 2 of 2

January 28th, 2021


Helen Gynell (of Action Movie Freak) helps me tackle two different sagas. Which franchise was arguably more popular? Helen was at the private …

S3E7- Jeepers Creepers & Final Destination Series (with Action Movie Freak) Pt 1 of 2

January 27th, 2021


Helen Gynell (of Action Movie Freak) helps me tackle two different sagas. Why are so many divided on these two sagas? Was this one of the rarer '00s franchises that appealed to numerous audiences?? How well or bad did …

S3E6- Ten Best Beach Party Films

January 21st, 2021


Johnny Potoky and I tackle some whacky campy beach films, including some with musical and spy film elements(!).

#JackedUpReviewShow #Podcast #Beach #Party #Campy #Spy #Musicals #RogerCorman #StagePlays …

S3E5- Phantasm Cincology Takedown

January 20th, 2021


Shawn, Robb & I do our darnedest to truck through all 5 films. How many of these are easier to get thru if you're a super fan as opposed to a …

S3E4- The Top 10 Best Looney Tunes Movies (with John Potoky)

January 14th, 2021


Johnny Potoky (Attack of the B-Movies) joins me to tackle some of the better Looney Tunes films (most of which were made for television or theatrically distributed). How many of them suffer from too much stock footage …

S3E3- Scooby-Doo Franchise's 10 Best Films

January 13th, 2021


The trio teamed up for the first big group episode of Season 3. Why does this franchise appeal so much to each generation and which are the best films of the saga to introduce to each audience?

##JackedUpReviewShow …

Special Ep 1- Is the Theater Experience REALLY Worthwhile Anymore?

January 7th, 2021


I decide to dissect why so many prefer the actual film theater experience compared to high-def Blu-Ray and 4k remastering. How often is it worthwhile to seek out cinema in the theater as opposed to waiting for home …

S3E2- Cult Franchise Mini-Review: Zero Women film series

January 6th, 2021


The second mini-segment tackles the Japanese action-crime films, Zero Women. Similar to La Femme Nikita and based on a Manga but does it actually entertain at the end of the day? Let's find out the hard way!

S3E1- Cult Franchise Mini-Review: Rest Stop 1 & 2

January 5th, 2021


The first of numerous multi-franchise mini-reviews starts up for 2021! After a previously grim year, I decided to keep on track tackling numerous …

S2E26- The 10 Best Unofficial X-Mas Movies!

November 25th, 2020


We rank the ten most unconventional Christmas movies to watch this holiday season that while set during that holiday aren’t always watched during …

S2E25- Top 10 Songs That William Shatner Should’ve Sang!

November 18th, 2020


On a mad scientist worthy experiment, we decide to do some covers of hit songs while pulling a Weird Al/Richard Cheese by adding our own take: sing …

S2E24- 24 Season 1 & 2 Review (with Ricardo Paige & The Coolness Chronicles)

November 11th, 2020


Ricardo Paige and Ryan Rodriguez both return once again to discuss a show that impacted us all (as well as million others). A show that used Alfred Hitchcock mystery, Die Hard and West Wing type thrills, more running …

S2E23- We Cast an Original Star Trek Show (While Also Talking Smack About Star Wars)

November 4th, 2020


Ricardo Paige and Robb Antequera (The Cinema Drunkie) and I attempt to cast our own Star Trek movie after giving our overall pros and cons on the entire franchises and since the rivalry apparently still exists between …

S2E21- Other Great Roles of the Whose Line Is It Anyway? Cast!

October 21st, 2020


Remember when Ryan, Wayne and Greg were seemingly in just about everything on TV if they weren’t doing voice-overs or singing? What the hell did …

S2E20- The Entire Law & Order Franchise Retrospect (with Daniel Lee Harper)

October 14th, 2020


We talk about this hit franchise, it’s other spin-offs (Chicago Fire/P.D./Med/Justice; FBI & FBI: Most Wanted), it’s crossovers with Homicide: Life on the Street and its overall impact on TV. We discuss it’s mostly …

S2E19- Our 10 Favorite Weird Al Yankovic Songs (with Nightmare Nerd & Attack of the B-Movies Podcast)

October 7th, 2020


Talking about one of everyone’s favorite comedic singers, talk show hosts and parody specialist, we sum up ten songs that easily rank as his best works to date. We also talk about movie soundtracks he appeared on, other …

S2E18- Outrageous Fan Day Signing Conventions and Other Cult Celeb Encounters (with My Horrific Life)

September 30th, 2020


I’m joined by My Horrific Life podcaster and blogger Erica Wright. We also talk about about actor Andrew Divoff since she’s the social media coordinator for said actors’ Facebook. We mention the various fan encounters …

S2E17- The Craziest Martial Arts Behind the Scenes Movie Stories (with Kely McClung and Braden D. White)

September 24th, 2020


Rising indie star Braden D. White and I are joined by American Ninja 4’s Kely McClung who also talks about his various internationally planned projects while we note how behind the scenes martial arts fighting has …

S2E16- Horror Franchises That Should’ve Been!

September 16th, 2020


Johnny (Attack of the B Movies Podcast), Robb (The Cinema Drunkie) and I elaborate on various cult and heavily flawed Horror franchises that …

S2E15- Star Trek: The Next Generation Films Quadrilogy Review (with Attack of the B-Movies Podcast)

September 9th, 2020


After Johnny and I tackled the six Original Series films starring William Shatner as Capt. Kirk and Leonard Nimoy as Spock, we decide to tackled the all-star beloved TNG’s four big-screen voyages. Do they deserve more …

S2E14- The Top 10 Cult Actors (with The House That Screams Podcast)

September 2nd, 2020


Candy, Daniel and I recall tent cult actors who either have a huge fanbase (from Bela Legosi and Vincent Price to Joe Estevez and John Carradine to …

S2E13- Ten Essential Horror Films and Shows

August 26th, 2020


I teamed up with Voices from the Balcony blogger Jim Morazzini and filmmaker Mitch McLeod to label some cult genre favorites that have stayed with us …

The First Annual VOD Award Show!

August 24th, 2020


Awards given out include:

* Best Drinking Game Film Award

* Longest Running Bad Horror Series Award

* The Frank Zagarino Award for best DTV Action Star

* Stan Winston Award for Best Film Creature

* Best Sasquatch Movie …

S2E12- Reprisal Season 1- Hulu TV Show Review (with Cinema Psyops)

August 19th, 2020


I’m joined by the always witty and rather game Cort (from Cinema Psyops Podcast) and we detail this rather uncanny revenge drama fantasy show. I’m convinced that it’s a Elmore Leonard-Robert Towne ’50s style Neo-Noir, I …

S2E11- Top 10 Medieval And Ancient History Epic TV Shows

August 12th, 2020


Candy (The House That Screams Podcast), Daniel (The Nightmare Nerd) and I briefly touch on what makes a show worth a binge-watch to begin with before …

S2E10- Planet of the Apes Reboot Trilogy Review (with What Were They Thinking? Podcast)

August 5th, 2020


Nathan from What Were They Thinking podcast was courteous enough to stop by and join in the animalistic disaster flicks that are the Apes reboot trilogy. Is a fourth installment really necessary? Does this feel more …

BONUS EP: Exclusive Interview with Lezley Zen!

July 29th, 2020


I finally got a chance to interview one of the most underrated B-movie actresses and adult film stars of the ‘00s: Lezley Zen! She gets to talk about …

S2E9- Cancelled SciFi Classics: Volume II (with Cancelled SciFi!)

July 29th, 2020


I once again collaborate with Cancelled SciFi blogsite to deliver yet another Top 10 shows of that genre that unfortunately didn’t last long on the …

S2E8- The Everlasting Appeal That Is Bloodsport! (with JJ Balderas)

July 22nd, 2020


Why did this beloved film received 3 unrelated sequels starring B-movie fighter Daniel Bernhardt (The Matrix Reloaded and John Wick)? Why is the music and drama in this unexpectedly really awesome?? Why was this …

S2E7- The Top 10 Full Moon Entertainment Films (Non-Killer Dolls Edition)

July 15th, 2020


Utilizing the talents of Candy and Daniel from The House That Screams Podcast, we try to determine which are possibly Full Moon/Empire Pictures’ best …

S2E6- Star Trek: The Original Series Movies 1 thru 6 reviewed (with Attack of the B-Movies Podcast)

July 8th, 2020


Johnny Potoky (host of Attack of the B-Movies Podcast) swings by to help me review and even rank the first six Star Trek films which featured the cast of The Original Series TV show that started it all. Were they off to …

S2E5- More Sitcom’s Quality Called Into Question (with 2 Guys 1 Canuck)

July 1st, 2020


The podcast members 2 Guys 1 Canuck (John, Aaron and Mike) join me once again to bash outrageously atrocious sitcoms as well as some underrated and questionable entries in addition to our usual bashing. We also do our …

S2E4- Olympus Has Fallen trilogy reviewed (with The Action Elite)

June 24th, 2020


The Action Elite head reviewers and colleagues Eoin Friel and Jonathan Mark join me in tackling this cult “Save the President” film franchise by Nu …

BONUS EP: The Top 10 OTHER Roles of Michael J. Nelson

June 24th, 2020


I saddle up with MST3k fans Will Nexii and Elizabeth Meredith on the other best roles that Mike portrayed on the show Mystery Science Theater 3000. …

S2E3- The Worldwide Appeal of Whose Line Is It Anyway?

June 17th, 2020


I team up with Whose Line? expert Spencer Medbury and Dallas comedian Fabian XIV to discuss why this show survived multiple eras, entertaining song, …

S2E18- Outrageous Fan Day Signing Conventions and Other Cult Celeb Encounters (with My Horrific Life)

June 11th, 2020


I’m joined by My Horrific Life podcaster and blogger Erica Wright. We also talk about about actor Andrew Divoff since she’s the social media coordinator for said actors’ Facebook. We mention the various fan encounters …

S2E2- The CSI Franchise Reviewed

June 10th, 2020


I team up with the geek duo Ricardo Paige and Robb Antequera of the Big Bearded Brooklyn Bros. Podcast to review the Jerry Bruckheimer produced show …

S2E1- The Top 10 Bruce Campbell Movies Of All Time!!!

June 3rd, 2020


After remembering other forgotten roles and briefly scrolling through his IMDb page, we finalize what have to be Bruce’s Ten Best Film Roles to Date …

S1E27- Bonus Episode: The Complete Uncut Justice League Movie Edit

May 28th, 2020


Meredith Leigh introduces herself to the show while Robb and I join her in the rapid-fire chat on what this whole sudden reveal of HBO Max app …

S1E26- The 10 Best Action Movie Franchises (with Chris Murphy)

May 27th, 2020


We close off our very first season by having my new homie and guest Chris Murphy discuss what are the 10 definitive yet most agreeable Action genre film franchises of all time. After that we then discuss film sequel …

S1E25- The Terminator Movie/TV/Novels/Comic Book Franchise Reviewed (with Gershom Reese Wetzel)

May 20th, 2020


I team with my pal, Star Wars podcaster and Terminator fanfilm creator Gershom Reese Wetzel (no relation to Kyle Reese!) on the entire Terminator film franchise as well as the two-season lasting Sarah Connor Chronicles …

S1E24- The West Wing: Seasons 3-7 Review (with The Coolness Chronicles)

May 13th, 2020


Ryan Luis Rodriguez of The Coolness Chronicles podcast returns for the closure to the remaining seasons of this always intense political thriller and …

S1E23- An Interview with Awesome Cult Filmmaker Wych Kaosayananda

May 6th, 2020


Better known as just “Kaos,” I go further into this Action/Thriller director, cinematographer and writer’s various forays into misunderstood, solid, …

S1E22- The Ultimate Redo This MST3k Movie Edition

April 29th, 2020


Daniel Ryan and Candy-Allison Smith return once again for recasting “what if?” mayhem involving cruddy films originally featured on Mystery Science …

S1E21- The 10 Best and Worst Dolph Lundgren Films (with Comeuppance Reviews)

April 22nd, 2020


I’m joined by the always stellar sibling VHS Action movie review team that is Brett and Ty of Comeuppance Reviews! And given how we like the B-movies and always striving Action genre, we decided to rank together our ten …

S1E20- An Interview with Horror Blogger/Podcaster/Filmmaker Rebecca Rinehart!

April 15th, 2020


A contributor to blogs like PopHorror, the ingenious mind behind the crowdfunded VHS Horror movie throwback The Embalmers and much more, Rebecca Rinehart proves to be both a fascinating talent and badass film maestro. …

S1E19- The 10 Best Cancelled SciFi TV Shows (with Cancelled SciFi)

April 14th, 2020


I have John J. Joex AKA “Johnny J,” the blogger and creator of the must-read blog Cancelled SciFi, which covers the ratings, reviews and first looks at various SciFi shows while (like the title describes) predicting …

S1E18- Casting a Movie Version of Metal Gear Solid and Splinter Cell (with Home Video Hustle)

April 14th, 2020


Brent Fullen Jr. (of the Home Video Hustle Podcast) joins me for a special opportunity to cast two hit video game franchises while also reminiscing …

S1E17- The West Wing: Seasons 1 and 2 Review (with The Coolness Chronicles)

April 8th, 2020


I team up with Ryan Luis Rodriguez of The Coolness Chronicles podcast to review one of our favorite shows for network TV: The West Wing. Conceived by …

S1E16- Recast This MST3k Film: Action Movie Edition!

April 8th, 2020


After recasting 10 Mystery Science Theater 3000 featured films in the Horror genre, we then decide to recast 10 episodes that were of the Action genre.

#JackedUpReviewShow #MST3k #MysteryScienceTheater3000 #ThePumaman …

S1E15- Recasting Manos: The Hands of Fate (with Manos’ Jackey Raye Neyman Jones)

April 7th, 2020


Jackey, the beloved B-movie icon who played the little girl Debbie in the infamous Manos: The Hands of Fate, joins us for an amusing recasting of who …

S1E14- Sitcoms Reviewed (with 2 Guys 1 Canuck)

April 1st, 2020


My first podcast encounter with the beloved 2 Guys, 1 Canuck podcasting trio Mike, John & Aaron lends itself to four times the laughter as a …

S1E13- Recast This Mystery Science Theater 3000 Movie: Horror Edition!

March 31st, 2020


My first episode where I paired with fellow MST3k expert fans/filmbuffs Candy, Daniel (Nightmare Nerd), Ryan (The Coolness Chronicles) and Corey …

S1E12- Michael Crichton adaptations triple feature: Sphere/Congo/The 13th Warrior (with Kent Hill)

March 25th, 2020


Kent Hill, author and podcaster of Podcasting Them Softly, joins me to tackle these three underrated Michael Crichton adapted films. We also talk so much about Ernie Hudson in one of these movies that Kent Hill even …

S1E11- The Top 10 Recommended Martial Arts Films (with Braden D White)

March 18th, 2020


Martial Arts indie actor Braden D White and I decide to break down various Kung Fu genre films that are worth seeing for every generation from Bruce Lee to Scott Adkins and more!

#JackedUpReviewShow #BruceLee …

S1E10- B-Movie/DTV History Recap Part 2 (with DTV Connoisseur)

March 11th, 2020


The DTV Connoisseur (DTVC) podcast and blogging genius Matt Poirier stops by to chat about appreciating some of this not-ready-for-theaters cinema, discovering new indie stuff in a post-Netflix age and appreciating the …

S1E9- B-Movie/DTV History Recap Part 1 (with The Video Vacuum)

March 4th, 2020


I gather together with Mitch Lovell, best known for the blogspot The Video Vacuum, to discuss various familiar faces, filmmakers and types of B-movies in the VHS era to late 2010-era TV movies. We also get into how so …

S1E8- Steve & Izzy (Everything I Learned From Movies) Interview

February 26th, 2020


Today I have Steve & Izzy (from the Everything I Learned From Movies podcast) graciously come on-board to discuss the best bizarre films they’ve covered on their awesome podcast as well as their other hilarious …

S1E7- How to Introduce Friends to So-Bad-It’s-Good Movies (with guest Good Bad Movies)

February 19th, 2020


I enlist Brian Zimmerman (from the Facebook page GoodBadMovies) to list certain selections with various so-bad-they’re-good rankings. We also discuss how to introduce pals to this form of bad movie mockery, let alone …

S1E6- Channel Surfing and Revisiting Cult TV (with Get Soft with Dr Snuggles)

February 13th, 2020


I gather here for the sixth ever episode of Season 1 with Alistair Wallis, the host and creator of the podcast Get Soft with Dr Snuggles (a favorite of ours and other podcasts like They Must Be Destroyed on Sight). We …

S1E5- Game Shows and How Reality TV Went Downhill (with John Gormley)

February 6th, 2020


Lovely lad John Gormley was perfect enough to stop by and discuss what new yet under appreciated reality TV and game shows that are worth watching despite slipping through the cracks. Later on, after dissing some of the …

S1E4- Robb and I discuss his earliest TV addictions (Part IV)

January 30th, 2020


We conclude Robb Antequera (The Cinema Drunkie) and I’s take on film and TV criticism by finally reevaluating the focus to the various controversial actors and filmmakers who names alone either equate to a bitch-slap or …

S1E3- Robb and I discuss his earliest TV addictions (Part III)

January 23rd, 2020


We move our discussion into the modern-day (and past) era where everyone had a different take on the on-going Star Trek formula from the various TV …

S1E2- Robb and I discuss his earliest TV addictions (Part II)

January 16th, 2020


Robb and I continue our on-going conversation by switching it to how pretentious and poorly researched half the film and TV discussions end up being while making sense of the origin of this nonsense.

#TVProducers …

S1E1- Robb and I discuss his earliest TV addictions (Part I)

January 8th, 2020


Here with Robb Antequera of the film blogsite The Cinema Drunkie as he discusses how the visual style of the '80s cartoon Superboy and stylish CSI franchise glued him to the small screen every time. We later dive into …

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