Tag Archives: Movies

Remakes, Reboots, Sequels, and Prequels

Sophist Radio‘s James DeRosa joins Evan yet again, and they talk about their favorite (and not-favorite) things based off of or immediately following/preceding other things. Topics include science fiction, video games, and the pitfalls of using numbers instead of letters. Continue reading

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GamesBeat‘s Jeff Grubb joins Evan to discuss Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel(-ish) Prometheus. Topics include stupid deaths, unanswered questions, and Space Jesus. Continue reading

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The Apocalypse in Media

Evan and CarnyCast‘s Claire Laffar discuss the end of the world as entertainment. Topics include bacon, extreme sadness, and awesome dogs. Continue reading

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Evan and Sophist Radio‘s James DeRosa discuss Nicolas Winding Refn’s vaguely car-focused film Drive. Topics include frivolous lawsuits, 80’s nostalgia, and Oscar Fever. Continue reading

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Evan and The Duck of Death Podcast‘s Jade Kraus discuss James Wan and Leigh Whannell’s Insidious. Topics include horror logic, happy-ending allergies, and fog.

Lots of fog. Continue reading

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Bubba Ho-Tep

Sophist Radio‘s James DeRosa is back yet again; he and Evan discuss the epic battle between cultural/political icons and the walking dead in Don Coscarelli’s dramatic horror-comedy Bubba Ho-Tep. Topics include hero walks, the elderly, and when exactly it is appropriate to make a dick joke. Continue reading

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The Thing (2011)

The World 8 Podcast‘s Chase Koeneke returns to discuss The Thing, the prequel to John Carpenter’s film, The Thing. Topics include prequelitis, CGI, and the internal monologues of shapeshifting aliens. Continue reading

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Comic Book Movies

Evan and Jeff Grubb talk about movies based on comic books and graphic novels. They love on their favorites, hate on their least favorites, and then Jeff spoils stuff from a movie that isn’t even out yet when he talks about his experiences as an extra on the set of The Dark Knight Rises.

[EDIT: As it turns out, that Orson Welles Batman movie was a hoax perpetrated by Mark Millar. MILLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAR!!!!] Continue reading

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Sherlock Jr.

Evan and Mark Whitney discuss Buster Keaton’s 1924 silent comedy Sherlock Jr (this mostly means poor attempts to describe gags from the movie). They also talk about artistic rivalry, ancient special effects, and have some Old Man Moments.

These kids today don’t know what they’re missing. Continue reading

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