Sunday, January 22, 2017

Episode 11: Thing from Another World (1951), Shoot to Kill (1988), and X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008)



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Michael, Dave, David, and Erik cover the Howard Hawks science fiction classic The Thing from Another World (1951), the Sidney Poitier/Tom Berenger thriller Shoot to Kill (1988). and the much maligned second X-Files movie The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008). And since it's the first episode of 2017, we also talk about our most anticipated movies for the year.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Episode 10: The Evil Dead (1981), Blankman (1994), and Coraline (2001)



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Erik, David, Dave, and Michael discuss Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead (1981), Damon Wayans in Blankman (1994), and Laika's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Coraline (2001). Even more surprising than the movies' secret connection is which one we liked the best.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Episode 9: Midnight Run (1988), Primal Fear (1996), and The Bone Collector (1999)



Mark, Erik (returning from his summer hiatus), Dave, David, and Michael discuss Midnight Run starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin, Primal Fear starring Richard Gere and Edward Norton, and The Bone Collector starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Episode 8: Flash Gordon (1980), Highlander (1986), and Revenge of the Nerds (1984)



Dave, Michael, David, Mark, and special guest Jeeg from Nerd Lunch discuss a trio of '80s movies: Flash Gordon, Highlander, and Revenge of the Nerds. Do they live up to the nostalgia? What's the secret connection that ties them together? Listen and find out!

Monday, September 19, 2016

Episode 7: Dragon Wars: D-War (2007), The Last Airbender (2010), and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)



It's a big episode but we had a lot to say. Michael, David, and Dave are joined by special guest Noel from the Masters of Carpentry podcast to discuss Hyung-rae Shim's Dragon Wars, M Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender, and the third entry in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Two of those are usually maligned, but our thoughts on them may surprise you. As will the secret connection that ties all three films together.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Episode 6: The Uninvited (1944), Konga (1961), and Get Carter (1971)



This month on Mystery Movie Night we're joined by special guest Paxton Holley (Nerd Lunch, Cult Film Club, Hellbent for Letterbox) to discuss some older films: The Uninvited (1944) starring Ray Milland, Konga (1961) with Michael Gough, and Michael Caine in Get Carter (1971). Hear what we thought and see if you can guess the secret connection between the three films!

Apologies for some background noise we picked up from somewhere (including a siren).

The Univited review starts at 3:17
Konga review starts at 20:42
Get Carter review starts at 37:00

Monday, June 13, 2016

Episode 5: Jurassic Park, Notting Hill, and Big Trouble



In the second episode of our sadly Erikless summer, we're joined by special guest Siskoid of Siskoid's Blog of Geekery. Mark leads the discussion of brachiosaurs, brownies, and broken fingers. Have a listen as we go over the films, then see if you can guess the secret connection between all three.