Hello, boils and ghouls! In this month’s episode of TV Good Sleep Bad, Elwood and I take a look at the HBO classic Taaaaaaales from the Crypt (and admit it, you heard the Cryptkeeper’s voice in your head when you read that). Our special guest this episode is Bubbawheat, whose media empire includes Flights, Tights, and Movie Nights, Channel: Superhero, Filmwhys, and probably a cable news channel.
In this episode, we discuss:
Tales from the Crypt 6.13, “Comes the Dawn” (1995): Michael Ironside goes to Alaska to poach a grizzly. Hilarity ensues.
Tales from the Cryptkeeper 1.01, “While the Cat’s Away” (1993): That’s right, Tales from the Crypt spawned a Saturday morning cartoon spinoff. In the pilot, two adolescents break into a house, looking for loot they can fence to buy a dirt bike. Hilarity ensues.
On this episode we are doing things a bit different. Every few weeks, The Vern will give you his unbiased and unprepared thoughts about two movies that are currently in theaters and one that is available to watch online. To start off this episode there will be small reviews of Phantom Thread, I, Tonya and Hectic Knife. Let us know what you think of this experiment by leaving your thoughts in the comments
The God of Cookery is a 1996 action comedy about the most renowned and feared chef in the world loses his title of God of Cookery because of his pompous attitude.
Elwood and Stephen are joined by Kim Lo (Tranquil Dreams / Game Warp) to kick off another year of Asian cinema obsession starting with Stephen Chow's madcap comedy The God of Cookery while taking a look at his filmography. Additionally, the future of Legendary's Monsterverse, Journey to the West Adaptations, Sion Sono's divisive Antiporno and much more!!
Welcome to our monthly cult TV podcast where Elwood and Lackey challenge each other to watch episodes of cult and obscure TV shows, many of which were probably best left forgotten. Kicking things off this episode of the cult Kaiju series "Ultra Q" which would pave the way for the likes of "Ultraman". We also check out the classic episode of "The Outer Limits" Soldier which alongside "Demon With A Glass Hand" would be a key influence for "The Terminator" franchise. All this plus we discuss Lackey's anglophile tastes, Black Mirror and the shows currently holding our interest, plus much more.
House of Salem is a 2016 supernatural horror film about a routine kidnapping of a young boy by a group of thieves. While they await to hear back from the clients who hired them, the house they decided to wait in hosts residents even more dangerous than them
On this episode of Terror Tuesdays, The Vern is joined by Zoe Rose from the site Zobo WIth a Shotgun to discuss the 2002 French Body Horror Movie, In My Skin. Written and directed by Marina De Van, the story is about a woman named Esther (also played by De Van) who after an accident one night at a party becomes more and more obsessed with the cuts on her leg. This obsession drives her to more extreme measures as she becomes more infatuated with cutting herself. Not just her body, but also cutting herself off of her career, and relationships with others. The Vern and Zoe go into a good discussion explaining some key moments from this feature. After that, they get into a good discussion of some of the worst and disappointing movies of 2017. Enjoy.
On today's episode. The Vern is joined by Non Wells (host of Joy Sandwich and You Me Empathy Podcasts) to talk about their favorite moments from Shane Black's Kiss KIss Bang Bang. This comedy, noir, mystery stars Robert Downey Jr,Val Kilmer, and Michelle Monaghan and it is quite different from what you expect it to be. After that they discuss their favorite movies of 2017. Apologies for being late with the episode, but if the Academy Awards can wait til February to pick their winners. So can we
5.32 - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Discussion
Hello one and all and Happy New Year. It is 2018 and while I am eagerly awaiting for some great movies to come out this year, there was a lot of great movies that came out in 2017. In this episode, The Vern lists the first part of his favorite movies of the year. Listen and let us know if you agree or disagree. Stay tuned for the next episode when Vern and a special guest list their top 5 favorite movies of the year.
Episode Description: It's christmas time once again, which of course means another trek into the world of Christmas specials for Elwood and Lackey, but will they be able to top "The Star Wars Holiday Special"?
Stepping up to the plate first is the Rankin and Bass inspired "Community" episode "Abeds's Uncontrollable Christmas".
Finally we head to PeeWee's Playhouse for a memorable and not to mention star studded special, while also taking a look at the troubled career of it's star / creator Paul Reubens.
Elwood and Stephen celebrate the festive season with their first ever "Kaiju Christmas" as they watch Destroy All Monsters as voted for by you the listeners. They also look back at the top releases of 2017, Takashi Miike's Dead of Alive Trilogy, Sion Sono's "Tag" and much more.