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Time Bandits is a podcast where three hosts travel through time to discuss movies and songs from 40 years ago.

58 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

Hawk The Slayer (1980)

May 28th, 2020

33:32

This time on Time Bandits, we're back in 1980 for a swords-and-sorcery epic of British origin. It's the 1980 cult-classic Hawk The Slayer, starring

Tammy and the T-Rex (1994)

May 14th, 2020

39:10

This week on the episode, we talk about the infamous 1994 gore-soaked "family" film Tammy and the T-Rex. Wait a minute, 1994? It's true, our time machines broke this week and we ended up in the 90s. We've got the back …

Schizoid (1980)

May 6th, 2020

45:56

On this episode of Time Bandits, we go back in time to watch the Cannon Films slasher Schizoid - will it be a melodramatic, soapy slasher with giallo influences worth digging up, or did we travel back in time for no …

The Pumaman (1980)

April 30th, 2020

44:18

This week on the podcast, look up in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it... The Pumaman (1980)? Yes! And he's having a really hard go of things, from the looks of it. We talk about the 1980 superhero movie from …

The Apple (1980)

April 21st, 2020

52:52

This week on Time Bandits, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Menahem Golan's The Apple! This sci-fi-fantasy musical rock-n-roll experience is …

Alligator (1980)

April 14th, 2020

45:45

On the latest episode of Time Bandits, we go back in time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Alligator (1980). In a long line of Jaws also-rans and sequels, Alligator stands proud with its John Sayles script, …

The Blue Lagoon (1980)

April 9th, 2020

53:17

On the latest episode of the podcast, we go back in time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of, uh, The Blue Lagoon! How does this very notorious - …

Nightmare City (1980)

March 31st, 2020

55:00

This time on the podcast: Greg, Casey and Dan are social distancing, but that's not going to stop them from watching an Italian not-so-Zombie movie! That's right, Nightmare City from 1980 turns 40 and consider this its …

Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)

February 28th, 2020

51:21

We're back! Back in time... for a brand-new episode of the new season of Time Bandits. This time around, we're going to travel 40 years into the past to celebrate a film of our choice, and along the way we'll be making …

The Time Bandits Holiday Spectacular Feat. Gleaming the Cube

January 6th, 2020

17:18

As a part of the first (and last) Modern Superior Holiday Spectacular, the hosts of Time Bandits got up on stage to skewer the 1989 skateboard flick 

Episode 66 – Total Recall, Kindergarten Cop & Please Hammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em

January 6th, 2020

1:28:39

On this episode of Time Bandits, we’ve got a triple feature!

In what would become a trend for Arnold Schwarzenegger, he released two films in the …

Episode 65 – 1990 Movie Round-Up! (feat. Gremlins II: The New Batch)

January 6th, 2020

1:14:49

On a very special episode the boys engage in a general discussion about the films of 1990 with special attention to one in particular: Gremlins 2:The …

Episode 64 – Heart Condition & Megadeth’s Rust In Peace

January 6th, 2020

1:15:26

This week on Time Bandits, we’re watching Heart Condition! It’s a woefully misguided buddy-comedy-ghost-fantasy-action-romance flick starring Denzel …

Episode 63 – Roller Gator & Beck’s Odelay

January 6th, 2020

1:12:36

It’s time for another trip through… time… as Greg and Dan go it alone this week, accidentally landing in 1996. Scared and alone, they wander into a …

Episode 62 – Flatliners & Neil Young’s Ragged Glory

January 6th, 2020

1:13:37

This week we try to bring ourselves back from the brink of extreme boredom as we check out one of the most nineties thrillers ever made, Flatliners. …

Episode 61 – Enemy Mine & Tom Waits’ Rain Dogs

January 6th, 2020

1:19:21

Uh oh! THE TIME MACHINE IS BROKEN AGAIN! This time, the Black Knight medallion has  sent us all the way back to 1985, where we eat weird giant live alien grubs with a weird live alien Lou Gossett Jr. in Enemy Mine. Did …

Episode 60 – Ghost & George Michael’s Listen Without Prejudice (Vol. 1)

January 6th, 2020

1:16:25

This week on Time Bandits, we hop on Falkor and travel back in time – even if he’s not a time-travelling lucky dragon, we did it anyway – and get spooked by Patrick Swayze‘s shirt in the 1990 blockbuster …

Episode 59 – The Beastmaster & Elvis Costello’s Imperial Bedroom

January 6th, 2020

1:24:06

WHAT THE HOLY HELL IS HAPPENING!?

The time machine broke and sent us to 1982! Looks like we’ll just have to make the best (?) of a bad situation and watch The Beastmaster. Is Marc Singer really the heir to the Singer …

Episode 58 – The Adventures of Ford Fairlane & Gwar’s Scumdogs of the Universe

January 6th, 2020

1:09:11

This week we try to figure out the appeal of Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay when we check out The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. Then we defend the planet against GWAR‘s seminal album, The Scumdogs of the Universe. Our guest this …

Episode 57 – Arachnophobia & Public Enemy’s Fear of a Black Planet

January 6th, 2020

1:32:49

This week on Time Bandits, we face our fears and watch the incredibly entertaining Arachnophobia. Then, we check out Public Enemy‘s Fear of a Black Planet, where the only scary thing is just how amazing this album is. …

Episode 56 – Don’t Tell Her It’s Me & Jawbreaker’s Unfun

January 6th, 2020

1:10:39

This week we travel back to a time when Steve Guttenberg was still sort of relevant as we check out the 1990 romantic comedy film Don’t Tell Her It’s Me. Then we listen to Jawbreaker‘s debut album Unfun to find out if …

Episode 55 – Tremors & Superchunk’s Self-Titled

January 6th, 2020

1:27:25

This week on Time Bandits, we go underground to dig into the classic Tremors. What makes this action-horror-adventure-comedy tick? And does it hold …

Episode 54 – Days of Thunder & C+C Music Factory

January 6th, 2020

1:28:10

This week on Time Bandits, we hop into the T.A.R.D.I.S. and race to see who gets the least out of Days of Thunder. Then, we pop in a cassette and go ‘hmmm’ when we listen to C+C Music Factory‘s ‘Gonna Make You Sweat. …

Episode 53 – Pump Up The Volume & Sonic Youth’s Goo

January 6th, 2020

1:10:42

This week we talk hard about simulated masturbation when we check out Pump Up The Volume. Then we detune our guitars and get kool with Sonic Youth’s

Episode 52 – Ski School, Ski Patrol & Sinead O’Connor’s I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got

January 6th, 2020

1:19:40

It’s our first trip back to 1990 where we find boobs, beers and homophobia in the disappointing Ski School. Then we find ourselves much more …

Episode 51 – ELVES & Soundgarden’s Louder Than Love

January 6th, 2020

1:09:31

This week we see who’s been Nazi and who’s been nice when we check out the tangentially Christmas-themed Elves – starring Grizzly Adams himself, Dan Haggerty! Then, we grunge it up with Soundgarden’s Louder Than Love. …

Episode 50 – Parents & Faith No More’s The Real Thing

January 6th, 2020

1:20:14

This week on Time Bandits, we travel back to 1989 to visit the criminally underrated Bob Balaban directed Parents. You probably remember the iconic cover art for this Vestron-released movie, but did you know it’s …

Episode 49 – Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade & Fine Young Cannibals’ The Raw and the Cooked

January 6th, 2020

1:09:47

This week we break out our whips and unironic fedoras as we watch the classic Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Then we dig into Fine Young Cannibals’ unexpected hit record The Raw and the Cooked. Our guest this week …

Episode 48 – Snake Eater & De La Soul’s 3 Feet High and Rising

January 6th, 2020

1:39:00

This week we travel back to 1989 to check out Snake Eater, an insane Lorenzo Lamas vehicle about an ex cop who must outwit some dumb hillbillies to …

Episode 47 – Halloween 5 & Tone Loc’s Loc’ed After Dark

January 6th, 2020

1:18:02

This week we check out the criminally boring Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers and discuss why Dr. Loomis is still trying so hard (while Donald Pleasance is not) and we wonder where Michael Myers learned to …

Episode 46 - A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child & Ministry's A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Taste

January 6th, 2020

1:38:15

This week on Time Bandits, we have bad dreams of nuns and Boglins when we visit A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child.  Then we check out an album that has become an industry (industrial?) standard – yes, it’s …

Episode 45 – Howling V: The Rebirth & Nine Inch Nails’ Pretty Hate Machine

January 6th, 2020

59:34

Do you love werewolf movies but often wish they had way less werewolves in them? Then Howling V: The Rebirth is the movie for you! We didn’t feel …

Episode 44 - Batman & The Batman Soundtrack

January 6th, 2020

1:15:49

This podcast needs an enema! And that enema comes in the form of a nostalgic look back at a movie that redefined the summer blockbuster, Tim Burton’s Batman. And what better album to pair it with than it’s own …

Episode 43 – Lock Up & Operation Ivy’s Energy

January 6th, 2020

1:12:01

This week the guys find themselves in Lock Up where the evil warden lets them play football, build cars and drink as much toilet wine as they can …

Episode 42 - The Punisher & Young MC's Stone Cold Rhymin'

January 6th, 2020

1:03:53

This week the fellas travel all the way to West Germany for the 1989 premiere of The Punisher, starring Time Bandits favorite Dolph Lundgren. Then …

Episode 41 - Police Academy 6: City Under Siege & ALL's Allroy's Revenge

January 6th, 2020

1:27:10

The gang is down one member this week, with Greg still away on vacation overseas. Regardless, Dan and Casey are keeping the time travel spirit alive, hopping in the Primer box and heading into a City Under Siege. Yes, …

Episode 39 – The Last Dragon & David Hasselhoff’s Night Rock

February 28th, 2019

1:33:52

Well, something was bound to go wrong sometime. It is time travel, after all!

This week the time machine breaks down and we find ourselves hurled back even farther to the year 1985. What else is there to do but check …

Episode 38 – The ‘Burbs & Skid Row’s Self-Titled Debut

February 28th, 2019

1:14:41

It’s time for another trip back to 1989, and this time we’re driving the Delorean right on down to Hinkley Hills, where Tom Hanks is having a few problems dealing with his new neighbors in Joe Dante’s The ‘Burbs. A …

Episode 37 – Dream a Little Dream & Nirvana’s Bleach

February 28th, 2019

1:28:42

Episode 37 finds the guys dreaming a little nightmare when they attempt to make sense of the hopelessly idiotic Dream a Little Dream. Then they use Bleach (Nirvana’s crushing debut album) to remove the stains left on …

Episode 36 – Teen Witch & The B-52’s Cosmic Thing

February 28th, 2019

1:21:00

This week we cast a spell of confusion over the ‘classic’ Teen Witch. Then we pile into the love shack for a discussion about The B-52’s big comeback …

Episode 35 – Tango and Cash & Milli Vanilli’s Girl You Know It’s True

February 28th, 2019

1:31:16

This week we’ll be travelling back to revisit Tango and Cash, a couple of tough, wisecracking cops who kick ass, take names and rarely make any sense. This movie has everything: action, comedy (?), and great smelling …

Episode 34 – Friday the 13th: Part 8 & Lou Reed’s New York

February 28th, 2019

1:36:42

The boys of Time Bandits board a slow boat bound for the shores of New York City. There they face the danger of getting their heads punched off, or worse yet, having to sit through Friday the 13th Part 8: Jason …

Episode 33 – Cyborg & Simply Saucer’s Cyborg Revisited

February 28th, 2019

1:13:23

This week Greg, Dan and Casey travel back in time to experience Jean-Claude Van Damme’s eye-popping classic,Cyborg. Watch as JCVD kind of fights his way to Atlanta to briefly meet a cyborg who doesn’t need his help. …

Episode 32 – Shocker & Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique

February 28th, 2019

1:22:12

This week we travel back to bear witness to what is arguably Wes Craven’s least cohesive and silliest film, the crapfest that is Shocker. Then we all …

Episode 31 – The Abyss, Deepstar Six, Leviathan, and Billy Joel’s Stormfront

February 28th, 2019

1:29:06

This week’s episode is a very special one as we dive deep to uncover the mysteries of underwater aliens in not one but three classic (alright, one classic, one underrated and one suck-fest) films from 1989: The Abyss ,

Episode 30 – Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure & The Stone Roses

February 28th, 2019

1:19:00

Episode 30 finds the boys being excellent to each other while at the same time partying on with 1989’s Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.

Then they painstakingly dissect the seminal album Stone Roses (Self Titled) and …

Episode 29 – Robowar & Aerosmith

February 28th, 2019

1:16:18

Episode 29 finds us in Portugal for the 1989 release of Italian masterpiece/Predator rip-off Robowar. Find out if the film’s “star” Reb Brown does …

Episode 28 – Hellgate & Maestro Fresh Wes

February 28th, 2019

1:25:13

The dudes at Time Bandits are going back in time alone this week, as a scheduling conflict has left them to check out the 1989 piece of …

Episode 27 – Lethal Weapon 2 & Richard Marx’s Repeat Offender

February 28th, 2019

1:03:24

Time Bandits continues to trek through the year 1989, celebrating the 25th anniversary of both a film and album. This week, we set our sights on the …

Episode 26 – Ghostbusters II & Neneh Cherry’s Raw Like Sushi

February 28th, 2019

1:23:32

Time Bandits returns for a whole new year of movies and albums – that’s right, from now on we’ll be travelling back to 1989 and celebrating the 25th …

Episode 25 – TRAXX & Fishbone

February 28th, 2019

1:10:56

We’re guestless again this week, and we’re talking about one of the most bizarre films we’ve ever seen – TRAXX! Plus, we talk about some Truth and …

Episode 24 – Monkey Shines & Morrissey

February 28th, 2019

1:29:11

Once again the heroes of Time Bandits travel back to 1988 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of ridiculous albums and movies. This week we get our …

Episode 23 – Hollowgate & King Diamond

February 28th, 2019

1:14:15

This week on Time Bandits, we travel back in time yet again to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of a movie and an album. We’re looking at one of the …

Episode 22 – Red Heat and Metallica

February 28th, 2019

1:14:14

 Yes, Time Bandits is back and warming up this cold month of November with some heat! Red Heat that is! The Walter Hill buddy-cop flick starring 

Episode 21 – Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Helloween

February 28th, 2019

1:11:18

It’s that time of the year: Halloween! So obviously, we couldn’t resist watching 1988’s entry in the seminal horror series of the same name, 

Episode 20 – Mercenary Fighters and Neil Young’s This Note’s For You

February 28th, 2019

1:26:34

 This week, we’re taking a look at one of the manliest flicks ever created – Mercenary Fighters starring Peter Fonda and Reb Brown‘s guttural scream! Plus, we listened to the utter misfire that is Neil Young – here …

Episode 17 – Deadly Prey & My Bloody Valentine

February 28th, 2019

1:18:29

 We’re back, and we’re guestless again!

Yes, just the three hosts of Time Bandits have aimed their rifles at the 1988 piece of junk Deadly Prey. You might know this as one of the most infamous action films of all time, …

Episode 18 - Elvira Mistress of the Dark & Mudhoney

February 28th, 2019

1:11:27

 Episode 18 of Time Bandits is finally here, and do we have a double feature for you! We’re talking about the 1988 zany comedy stylings of Elvira Mistress of the Dark! Yes, it’s Elvira as you’ve never seen her before – …

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