A day late and a euro short. Dr. Zed is relocating to the Emerald Isle, so forgive him for being a bit tardy in uploading an episode. However, in honor of the move to Ireland, we’re going to re-post our episode on the Stanley Kubrick classic, Barry Lyndon.
The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. Or…the price is a complete nitwit dressed up in hockey gear preaching the glories of American capitalism. Join us for one of the least successful superheroes ever constructed: Mr. Freedom.
In our ultimate crossover, we ask, what would happen if the 9th Doctor and Obi-Wan Kenobi moved into a flat together? No, really, what would happen? It would have to be heartwarming, right? Right!? Let’s find out in Shallow Grave.
Marriage can be tough. Especially when you’re caring for a child who was stricken with a debilitating disease. And when your parter is cheating on you. And when you’re cheating on your partner. Especially when both sets of extra-marital couples wind up at the same castle retreat together with a strange housekeeper and her son who all get together to play a game of Chinese Roulette.
What do you get when you cross Nobody with William Blake? A low-octane chase movie with Johnny Depp traversing a surreal frontier landscape. And a cannibal bounty hunter. And a depiction of Native Americans that’s actually really well done. You get: Dead Man
Violence, whoa, good god, lord. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, according to Michael Haneke. Well, okay, maybe he’s onto something with the fetishization or violent imagery and torture porn as a genre. Still, is horror the place to go picking this particular fight? Find out as we look at Haneke’s first take on Funny Games.
The King of the Monsters is back in theaters this week, so we thought we’d take a look back at the film that started it all. Join us for Godzilla, a movie about giant kaiju monsters…unpacking the existential dread of nuclear devastation…
This week we’re watching a morality play about the perils of taking up that most ancient of professions: giving someone advice and then immediately doing the thing you told them not to do. Oh, and prostitution. Join us for Women of the Night.
What more do you need than a title for this one? It’s a tale old as time. A man cheats on his girlfriend while his ex-wife seeks his death. Oh, and there are unwitting terrorist accomplices and phone repairmen. So I guess you do need a little more than the title…we’re watching Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.