Special Guests: Roger Christian, Michael Kaminsky, Chris Taylor, Alexandre O. Philippe, Harmy
Guest Co-Host: Mr. Chris
Continuing our Maudit May series, we look at George Lucas’s Star Wars (AKA Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), the sci-fi film from 1977 that has been rendered unavailable in its original form due to its creator’s tampering.
We’re joined by Outside the Cinema’s Mr. Chris to get nostalgic and discuss how Star Wars may (or may [...]
Special Guests: Jackey Neyman Jones, Rachel Jackson, Ben Solovey
The may be the first time we’ve done a sequel episode. Not the sequel to a film but the sequel to an episode we did back in January, 2012. On there we discussed the classic film Manos: The Hands of Fate and the fundraising efforts of Ben Solovey to restore the film to its former glory.
We’re back to talk about the restoration with Ben again, to talk with Rachel [...]
Special Guests: Rolf de Heer, Ian Jones
Guest Co-Host: Miguel Rodriguez
Ten Canoes is a story about stories. It tells the multi-layered tale of brothers in an Australian aboriginal tribe. It’s brought to us by director Rolf de Heer and cinematographer Ian Jones, one of several of their collaborations along with actor David Gulpilil.
We’re joined again by Horrible Imaginings festival director Miguel Rodriguez.
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Guest Co-Host: Jeffrey Schwarz
In William Castle’s Homicidal, “Jean Arless” stars as Emily, a murderess who may herself be a victim of abuse. We’re joined by Jeffrey Schwarz, director of Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story, to discuss the film.
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Special Guests: Scott Baker, Jane Hamilton, Ginger Lynn Allen, Larry Revene
Guest Co-Host: Jill Nelson
When a chauvinist pig (Scott Baker) gets shot for harassing women, he’s reincarnated as a woman (Jane Hamilton) in order to learn a lesson about life. Chuck Vincent’s Cleo/Leo is a terrific look at gender relations and institutional sexism.
We’re joined once again by author Jill Nelson to discuss Cleo/Leo, Blake Edwards’s Switch, Roberta [...]
Special Guests: Stephen Sayadian & Jerry Stahl
Guest Co-Host: Heather Drain
We see you looking at us… We’re discussing the 1989 film, Dr. Caligari. Directed by Stephen Sayadian and co-written by Jerry Stahl, the film is the third in a series of sexy, surrealistic films. It’s the tale of Mrs. Van Houten (Laura Albert), a patient at the CIA — Caligari Insane Asylum — run by the granddaughter of the infamous German doctor.
Our good [...]