Jim and Teal continue their exploration of the Criterion Channel's 1970s horror offerings from 1974 - 1979. Also, some bonus 80s horror films are discussed, with extra attention paid to Videodrome. Finally, director Richard Stanley is back with his new horror Sci fi film, Color Out of Space. This is a movie that lets Nic Cage rage, and that's some high praise.
Jim and Teal go full-on Halloween with their look at Criterion Channel's 1970s Horror film lineup. With so many movies to tackle it will take two episodes to cover them all, but enjoy this first installment now and look for part 2 later in the week.
Writer/Director, Joel Potrykus joins Jim and Teal for a lively interview. They discuss Potrykus' films, Ape, Buzzard, The Alchemist Cookbook, and Relaxer, and a whole lot more. And as an awesome bonus, Joel shares his encounter meeting one of his film icons, Malcolm McDowell.
This week Jim and his guest, Bill Muir, tackle the filmography of Danish provocateur, Nicholas Winding Refn. It's all about the #byNWR in this laugh-filled romp through the dark and violent world of Refn, including an extended discussion about the merits of Amazon Prime's, Too Old to Die Young.
Netflix surprised Jim with a new offering, The Devil All The Time. Filled to the rim with white English and Australian actors playing Souther white characters from the late 1950s through mid 1960s this Southern Gothic offers a lot. But what does Teal have to say? That is the question for you, the podcast listener.
First up, though is Francis Ford Coppola's 1984 misfire, The Cotton Club, gets a new look thanks to a complete reworking done in 2019. Now available on Amazon Prime and other streaming services, Jim and Teal checked out Coppola's latest effort to re-imagine one of his earlier films, and talk about its problematic history. Does this new version come closer to the classic people envisioned when they first heard about the project?
All this, plus Jim and Teal discuss the current state of cinema going with the recent stateside failure of Tenet to get people into the theater. Is this the end of moving going in the US?
On this week's episode Jim discusses the controversy surrounding the Netflix film, Cuties, and then Jim and Teal dissect Charlie Kaufman's, I'm Thinking of Ending Things.
Things start to get spoiler-ish around the 32 minute mark, so if you haven't seen Thinking of Ending Things, and want to keep surprises and plot points in tact, don't listen past this point until you do. Listener be warned!
Get ready for some Gen X excitement as Jim and Teal explore the very white and male genre (as they discover) about trying to make it in your 20s during the 1990s. Lots of titles to tackle, so get ready for a trip back to the time of flannel, grunge, and artistic dreams.
And while Tenet has not turned out to be the lure back to the cinemas that film studios were hoping for, Jim found his way to the one theater open in Vermont, and caught an opening week screening. Hear his thoughts on the experience of going to the movies during the pandemic.
Ultra camp! Road trips! Stories of a sordid nature! So much action and hilarity packed into one podcast we can barely stand it. Jim, or is it James now, and his guest Bill banter back and forth telling tales, and talking Russ Myer. What else could you want? And what's this about Ethan Hawke? You're just going to have to listen and find out.
This week take a listen to Jim's interview with character actor, Galen Howard. Galen's performed in numerous television, film, and video projects, and he's a lover of cult movies. Hear about his acting journey, and his love of those movie oddities.