Episode 93: Jaws 2 (1978)

I mean, it's obvious that a big fish took a bite out of... this big fish. We’re back on Amity Island as another carcharodon carcharias comes to feast on the summer revellers in the first sequel to the unstoppable original blockbuster, JAWS 2.  Chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider), wife Elaine (Lorraine Gary) and family are... Continue Reading →

Episode 92: The Bodyguard (1992)

Film chosen and introduced by Matt I’ve watched The Bodyguard perhaps as many times as Frank Farmer’s watched Yojimbo. Alright, maybe not that much. But I've seen it a lot... I've seen it a lot. Due to that, this was an effortless first encounter to trace, as I have pristine memories of the summer surrounding... Continue Reading →

Episode 91: AVP: Alien vs. Predator (LV-RMP Series)

The enemy of my enemy... is my friend. Rewind’s LV-RMP series continues on with the long-awaited 2004 monster mashup AvP: Alien vs. Predator from director Paul W.S. Anderson. Billionaire industrialist Charles Bishop Weyland (Lance Henriksen) assembles a team of experts for a most mysterious mission - a voyage deep beneath an abandoned Antarctic whaling station... Continue Reading →

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 →

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