On this week's episode, the gang welcomes film critic for The Atlantic and co-host of the very funny Blank Check with Griffin & David, David Sims into the studio to chat about the dull-as-dirt, missed opportunity known as Termination Salvation! Where are all the lasers we were promised? Why do the filmmakers play the Sam-Worthington-being-a-robot stuff like it's a huge twist? Who is approving this dialogue for Common? And why didn't this film end with Kyle Reese going back in time? PLUS: Who is listening to John Connor's pirate radio podcast, Conncast?Terminator Salvation stars Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Helena Bonham Carter, Moon Bloodgood, Bryce Dallas Howard, Common, and the great Michael Ironside; directed by McG.
On this episode, our accidental '90s month comes to a close as we tackle the hysterical VR thriller, The Lawnmower Man! Which cut of the film did we all watch? What's with Jeff Fahey's coke-head laugh? And what bargain bin did Geoffrey Lewis get this Irish accent in? PLUS: How much of this southern judge's time can Stephen King take up?The Lawnmower Man stars Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Lewis, Jenny Wright, Mark Bringelson, Colleen Coffey, Jeremy Slate, and Dean Norris; directed by Brett Leonard.
On this month's episode of Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about the confounding, mildly disgusting, nearly-forgotten cartoon, The Wuzzles! The episode in question, "What's Up, Stox?" originally aired December 7th, 1985—it would be the final episode of the series. What's with this creepy—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! If you want to access the full show, head to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang continues their unofficial/accidental '90s month as they tackle the ludicrous Crichton adaptation, Sphere! Why didn't they include the naval team that go underwater with them like in the book? Did Queen Latifah know they were going to use all those line reads? And when exactly did Liev Schreiber's voice lower? PLUS: What if the characters from Back to the Future found that titular sphere instead? Sphere stars Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Liev Schreiber, Queen Latifah, and, for two seconds, Huey Lewis; directed by Barry Levinson.
On this week's episode, the gang gets double vision talking about the stupid, but entertaining JCVD action fest, Double Impact! How was this split screen technology considered passable? What's with the silk underwear? And did we really need that fantasy sex scene? PLUS: Mario had his reasons for wanting to take Donkey Kong's life back in the '80s.Double Impact stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alonna Shaw, and Bolo Yeung; directed by Sheldon Lettich.