• Ep. 19 The Terminator

    James Cameron has made a lot of successful moves, including a few of the highest grossing blockbusters of all time, but his most perfect film may be one of his earliest. The Terminator (1984) is a tight sci-fi thriller that, despite a small budget, has managed to age amazingly well. Dave joins the festivities for …

  • Ep. 18 Shaun of the Dead

    Can a comedic genre mashup exist as both a parody of its genres and a pure example of them? Shaun of the Dead (2004) and the other films of the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy lay out the best possible case for a strong yes. Hilarious, touching, and scary at different times Shaun of the Dead …

  • Ep. 17 Labyrinth

    Who is  a better babysitter: a fantasy obsessed fourteen year old girl or an evil monarch lording over a kingdom of death traps? Labyrinth (1986) seems to imply the latter, with Jim Henson and David Bowie combining their powers in this cult classic. Steve and Jon dredge up emotional trauma while special guest Phil attempts …

  • Ep. 16 The Searchers

    When you think of Classic Hollywood Westerns two names should come to mind: John Wayne and John Ford. The Searchers (1956) may be the ultimate combination of these two  superpowers, a gorgeous epic spanning years in the American West. Its sprawling timeline and cast list challenges our duo’s alcohol challenged memory, forcing them to actually …