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 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 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 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 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 →

Episode 78: Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

Film chosen by Patrick RASPBERRIES! Rewind’s resident song-and-dance man Patrick continues his quest to get the gang to appreciate his love of musical cinema with George Roy Hill’s 1968 Roaring Twenties-set comedy extravaganza Thoroughly Modern Millie. Fresh off a run of world-conquering hits including Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music, Julie Andrews plays the... Continue Reading →

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