January 20, 2017
Michael and I are once again joined by his son David as we look at the silent serial edited from an even longer silent serial which marked the final outing of action star Elmo Lincoln as the iconic jungle king. Beards are grown and shorn, dudes are tossed left and right, and lions spring from all around. Check it out here!
January 17, 2017
It's held up by fans as a recent classic and a return to form for John Carpenter, but we have many thoughts about the badass 90s look at the manly men hired by the Vatican to eradicate all bloodsucking kind. Melissa of Xanadu Cinema Pleasure Dome once again joins us as we cut up some priests, spit out some burgers, and wonder what the deal is with James Woods and his fascination with what causes people to pitch tent. Bonus: there's a sequel starring Jon Bon Jovi! Check it out here!
January 15, 2017
A Reel Education is a wonderful series introducing people to the classic of cinema, and is co-hosted by Melissa Kaercher, whom you've likely seen me mention in the past for episodes of her other show Xanadu Cinema Pleasure Dome on which I've appeared, and her own guest spots on Masters of Carpentry. As I'd never seen a single film by Federico Fellinni (despite him being a favorite of my dad's), I was invited to sit in on their discussion of La Dolce Vita, his stylish and for some reason beloved 1960 exploration of the vapidity of celebrity. Check it out here!
Labels: Reel Education
January 1, 2017
December 26, 2016
In which the attempt to relaunch Snake as a multi-media franchise kept hitting wall after wall after wall. Here's our look at what few comics made it out, and here's what few glimpses we had at development of an anime and video game.
December 10, 2016
November 18, 2016
In which Tarzan makes his cinematic debut in the existing half of a two-part silent movie. That's right, we're reviewing a quarter of a movie, in which a quarter of that quarter features one of the best child-stars of all time. Check it out here.
November 14, 2016
November 6, 2016
October 2, 2016
Paul Rudd makes his big screen debut in the much maligned mid-90s sequel, and we take a look at both controversial and highly debated cuts in a breakdown which may surprise you. Check it out here.