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Summer Blockbuster!?! | Episode 105: Gymkata

November 30, 2019

#105: Four Brothers Download episode here. Listen to episode here. Episode Description: Just in time for Thanksgiving, we have the ultimate turkey for our listeners: 1985’s Gymkata, directed by Robert Clouse. Olympic gymnast Kurt Thomas stars as an elite athlete recruited by the U.S. government to participate in a top secret competition where the winner will be awarded a major advantage in the Cold War. Or something. Honestly, nothing in this film makes a lick of sense, including the titular…

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Last Christmas | Paul Feig

Universal’s marketing department has been working overtime to sell the new romantic comedy Last Christmas as some sort of spiritual cousin to what is now apparently considered a modern-day holiday classic: Love, Actually. Remember Emma Thompson, who appeared in just one of that film’s myriad…

November 8, 2019
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3 From Hell | Rob Zombie

It’s hard to believe that rocker turned horror auteur Rob Zombie would become one of the most divisive filmmakers of the 21st century. His debut feature, 2003’s House of 1000 Corpses, was fetishistic in its re-creation of ’70s-era exploitation flicks, right down his use…

September 23, 2019
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