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“It’s a bit like if Christopher Nolan made Batman Begins and decided to cast Adam West.”
A deeper look into the 1989 underwater film.
After a long absence, Mendo returns with a brief review of the first ever music video, and all its unspeakable racism! It’s not great, to be honest.
“CGI allows you to do anything you can imagine in your wildest fever dream, which begins to stretch the limits of believability to the breaking point.”
The fun and insanity of Death Machine.
“At one point during the riffing, one of the guys remarks that the movie looks like it was edited in a Vitamix, and that’s pretty accurate.”
“I wish they’d spent as much time working on the storyline as the visuals, but it is what it is.”
“A post-apocalyptic version of (let’s face it) the Wacky Racers doesn’t feel like something that people have any kind of racial hang-ups about, so why would people mind if a woman took over?”
A look at the hugely influential Oz-ploitation film Mad Max.
In this two-part episode, Ursa takes a crack at Revenge of the Sith and the joys of people taking action while advancing the plot through dialogue.
“It’s like someone saw Ted and decided what it was really missing was a ton of fart and shit jokes.”
“Bay simply ramps up the pace and explosion count from prior entries and layers on the Dinobots like so much icing on a shit cake.”
More giant spiders!
Thomas celebrates World Turtle Day (yes, that's a real thing) with a recap of the movie Gamera: Guardian of the Universe.
“Even people who otherwise have issues with the feminist movement pretty much universally agree that this is a freakin’ brilliant action movie and you should see it and see it again.”
“The movie gives us answers to exactly none of these questions. And here I thought the ending of Lost was a gyp.”
A look at the excellent horror film All the Boys Love Mandy Lane.
Zombie Lake is a mostly forgotten entry into the Nazi zombie subgenre.
“The four TNG movies had some good ideas, but those were sadly overshadowed by the studio’s desire to turn TNG into something it wasn’t.”
The Lion King: it's a family movie. And that's a good thing! Ursa discusses Winning All The Awards, family vs. children's media, and universal themes.