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Movie Meltdown: I Am All the Star Wars Fans

When a certain co-host who hadn’t seen The Rise of Skywalker finally sits down and watches it… well, it opens up a whole new can of sandworms. So listen as we dig into J.J. Abrams and Rian Johnson and the...

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I Do Movies Badly: Near Dark

The journey for the perfect metaphor ends with Near Dark, a wonderfully directed film that subverts the expectations of the Western genre, but that also signals that the “Others” are vile, bloodthirsty creatures whose influence can only be overcome by blood transfusion....

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The Tax Collector: Fraud, by David Bax

Have you ever seen an advertisement for a movie and thought to yourself, “There’s no way this thing actually exists”? Not because it sounds especially crazy or anything like that, but because it seems so lame that you can’t imagine...

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I Do Movies Badly: Class of 1984

Did Mark L. Lester, the man behind Commando, intend us to take Class of 1984 to be a satire of the overblown panic about violence in schools or a gravely serious warning about what he deemed an apathetic, dangerous next generation? Either way, it’s...

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The Old Guard: Obsolete, by David Bax

This review will not be simply a list of things Gina Prince-Bythewood’s adaptation of Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández’s The Old Guard changes from the source material. But fans of the graphic miniseries will take note almost immediately that Charlize...

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Movie Meltdown: Fixing the Crystal Skull

This episode we try to see if it’s possible to… fix the Crystal Skull. The fourth installment in the Indiana Jones franchise has frustrated fans since it’s initial release. So we start with our on-going recasting question… could something as...