Episode 90: True Lies (1994)

Harry? You do not have time to tango, buddy. You copy? We’re joined by a very special guest - actor/producer/Propaganda Minister of the Sovereign Nation of Val Verde Duncan Casey - for a look at James Cameron’s megabucks 1994 espionage smash hit True Lies. Dissatisfied housewife Helen Tasker (Jamie Lee Curtis) can’t understand why her... Continue Reading →

Episode 88: RoboCop (1987)

Film chosen by listener Jamie Russell, introduced by Matt I can totally recall my oldest friend, Rob, and I watching RoboCop together, possibly as young as 8, and gravitating towards ED-209. I’m not certain if we saw the theatrical version, or a censored cut taped off the telly, but I do remember the film adorning... Continue Reading →

Episode 87: Jaws (1975)

Film chosen and introduced by Matt How do we even begin to discuss, or write about our favourite films? Is Jaws the greatest ever? I can't say—it’s so subjective. But it’s my favourite. I know that much. It’s perhaps impossible to express my deep-seated adoration for it, but let's try. Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (once... Continue Reading →

Episode 86: The Faculty (1998)

Introduced by Matt El Mariachi man, and Rebel Without a Crew, Robert Rodriguez, brings us a bodysnatching Breakfast Club via John Carpenter’s The Thing—filtering his kinetic action through Kevin Williamson’s preposterously articulate ‘90s teen milieu (real adolescents come off as grunting neanderthals compared to his erudite depictions). The Faculty (originally titled, The Feelers) boasts a... Continue Reading →

Episode 85: Friday Night Lights (2004)

Film chosen by Gali Can you be perfect? We step onto the hallowed turf of Permian High School’s cavernous football stadium and soak up the atmosphere of Peter Berg’s 2004 sports drama Friday Night Lights.  2nd year coach Gary Gaines (Billy Bob Thornton) carries the weight of the post-oil bust town of Odessa’s beleaguered populace... Continue Reading →

Episode 84: Bargain Bin #12: Cyborg (1989)

I LIKE THE DEATH! I LIKE THE MISERY! I LIKE THIS WORLD! We return to the trusty Bargain Bin and dig out the infamous Cannon Films’ post-apocalyptic Van Damme downer Cyborg. ‘Slinger’ Gibson Rickenbacker (JCVD) is some sort of futuristic ronin, hired by the some of the tattered remnants of humanity to guarantee them safe... Continue Reading →

Episode 83: Titanic (1997)

Film chosen by Gali God himself could not sink this ship! We’ve snagged a ticket on a lucky hand of poker and are setting sail on the grandest vessel ever built, James Cameron’s all-conquering disaster romance epic Titanic. Eventually emerging as an unsinkable box office phenomenon and Oscar magnet, Cameron cashed in all his chips... Continue Reading →

Episode 82: Predator 2 (1990) LV-RMP SERIES

Want some candy? Our LV-RMP series continues on the Yautja trail as we swap the jungles of Val Verde for its concrete equivalent - the mean, sweaty streets of a near-future, heatwave-crazy Los Angeles for Stephen Hopkins' 1990 sequel Predator 2. Another imposing, grotesquely-mandibled intergalactic hunter has crashed to Earth in search of trophies, interfering... Continue Reading →

Episode 81: Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Film chosen and introduced by Devlin In our epic career-spanning primer podcast, myself and guest Patrick Crain identified Russ Meyer's seminal 1965 girl gang ass-kicker Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! as our collective choice for the ideal on-ramp to discovering the work of one of American cinemas most influential, controversial, and extraordinary filmmakers. So, I get... Continue Reading →

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