Episode 30: Basic Instinct (1992)

The other day I was watching Chopping Mall on my phone. Again. While I’m an aficionado of shit cinema, I’m not an expert like the Red Letter Media lads or the Good Bad Movie Club. So while I know some of the names of the more prolific and odd schlockmeisters like David DeCoteau (who transitioned... Continue Reading →

Episode 27: Waterworld (1995)

After our previous discussion of the life and times of Kevin Costner back in our chat about the epic Dances With Wolves, we visit Our Kev just 5 years later, still riding the crest of a wave of hits that came to an abrupt wipeout when he took to the high seas for the eye-wateringly... Continue Reading →

Episode 24: The Terminator (1984)

Introduction by Devlin Appropriately, The Terminator is a film in a hurry.  The titular cyborg has hurtled back in time to murder the one woman who its creators believe threatens their very existence. Soldier Kyle Reese also arrives on the same night, bearing the scars of a life lived on the run from these terrible... Continue Reading →

Episode 23: American Pie (1999)

Introduction by Devlin Like most franchises (at least, pre-Marvel Studios), American Pie wasn’t meant to be a franchise. That’s not to say that Universal didn’t think they might be able to cash in – the speed and ruthless efficiency with which they rushed American Pie 2 to market suggests that they knew their surprise smash... Continue Reading →

Episode 22: Pulse (2001) and the J-Horror movement

Introduction by Devlin 幽霊に会いたいですか. Here at The Rewind Movie Podcast, we started our Pulling Focus series so that our hosts could recommend to each other to films that had so far eluded them – to date, I’ve introduced Gali to the transcendent, meditative Glasgow-set drama Ratcatcher, and in return he suggested Curtis Hanson’s charming literary... Continue Reading →

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