This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm kicking off three weeks of Star Wars coverage by discussing 1999's Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace and 2002's Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones.
[02:27] Trick or Treat Radio Promo
[03:45] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[18:55] Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
[59:40] Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
[01:31:15] ENDING MUSIC: Duel of the Fates by John Williams
This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I have two new films from two directors who have managed to piss off the geekier set. From Martin "Superheros Aren't Cinema" Scorsese we have The Irishman and from Rian "Last Jedi" Johnson we have Knives Out.
[01:49] CromCast Promo
[02:34] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[16:41] The Irishman (2019)
[55:45] Knives Out (2019)
[01:38:40] ENDING MUSIC: Sundown by Gordon Lightfoot
This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm kicking off the holidays with food, family, and fatalities courtesy of two Thanksgiving slashers - 1981's Home Sweet Home and 1987's Blood Rage.
[01:47] Projection Booth Promo
[02:58] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[10:21] Home Sweet Home (1981)
[28:54] Blood Rage (1987)
[54:20] ENDING MUSIC: Death Rock by Horrific
This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm doing a Joe Bob Briggs-inspired slow redneck double-feature of 1994's Forrest Gump and 1996's Sling Blade.
[03:32] Cult of Muscle Promo
[04:45] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[12:28] Forrest Gump (1994)
[58:15] Sling Blade (1996)
[01:23:21] ENDING MUSIC: Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm checking in on two of my favorite working directors, both of which happened to have films out in 2019 with the word "In" in the title.
From Peter Strickland we have In Fabric, currently unavailable in the US, and from Jim Mickle we have In the Shadow of the Moon, currently only available on Netflix.
Ain't modern film distribution grand?
[02:43] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[23:13] In Fabric (2019)
[52:43] In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
[01:25:35] ENDING MUSIC: In Fabric Titles by Cavern of Anti-Matter
This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I get over my Halloween Hangover by going to the movies to check out Terminator: Dark Fate and Doctor Sleep.
[03:19] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[16:24] Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
[01:02:29] Doctor Sleep (2019)
[01:46:11] ENDING MUSIC: Dark Fate by Tom Holkenborg
31 Days of Halloween reaches its conclusion as I question the efficacy of a group of pacifists nuns trying to hold back an eternal entity of death, decay, and devastation with 2018's The Nun.
ENDING MUSIC: Keepin' Halloween Alive by Alice Cooper
31 Days of Halloween continues as I discover the origins of that damned creepy doll in 2017's Annabelle: Creation.
SPOILER: It was Joe from Empire Records who is to blame.
ENDING SONG: Playing with Dolls by Slayer
31 Days of Halloween continues as I slog through the overwhelming blandness that is 2014's Annabelle.
ENDING MUSIC: Creepy Doll by Jonathan Coulton
31 Days of Halloween continues with some good ol' fashioned backwoods ghost parenting in 2013's Mama.
ENDING MUSIC: Mama by Oingo Boingo
This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I spend some time with the ultimate aspirational family for the spooky set with 1991's The Addams Family and 1993's Addams Family Values.
[02:48] Trick or Treat Radio Promo
[04:05] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[16:07] The Addams Family (1991)
[45:52] Addams Family Values (1993)
[01:22:45] ENDING MUSIC: Addams Groove by MC HAMMER
31 Days of Halloween continues as little Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. gets flustered making out with Pam Grier in 2001's Bones.
ENDING MUSIC: Legend of Jimmy Bones by Snoop Dog feat. MC Ren and RBX
31 Days of Halloween continues as I phone it in with a discussion of 1995's Project Metalbeast.
ENDING MUSIC: Wolf by Angelspit
31 Days of Halloween continues as I go on patrol with the original Wolf Cop in 1993's Full Eclipse.
ENDING MUSIC: Full Moon Draw by GrimWolf
31 Days of Halloween continues as I experience the mind-melting insanity that is 1992's Winterbeast.
ENDING MUSIC: Bitter Wind by Pathing
31 Days of Halloween continues with a tale of bumbling Yakuza racism and angry ghosts with 1991's World Apartment Horror.
ENDING MUSIC: Tsume Tsume Tsume by Maximum the Hormone
31 Days of Halloween continues as I contemplate the perpetual purgatory that comes from being Rob Lowe's less attractive brother in 1991's Highway to Hell.
ENDING MUSIC: Highway to Hell by Marilyn Manson
31 Days of Halloween continues as I study the dating rituals of the modern urban succubus in 1990's Def by Temptation.
ENDING MUSIC: Preachin' to the Quiet by Public Enemy
This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm spending time with one of the greats. Before the Winchesters knew how to drive. Before Buffy made googly eyes at a smoldering undead. Before Spooky and Starbuck opened their first X-File. Before pretty much any supernatural-themed television, there was investigative reporter Carl Kolchak. So in honor of this legend I'll be discussing his first two appearances: 1972's The Night Stalker and 1973's The Night Strangler.
And hey, since I love the character so much I'm giving away copies of the blu-ray of The Night Stalker and The Night Strangler. Listen to the episode to find out how to win.
[02:24] CromCast Promo
[03:08] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[09:50] The Night Stalker (1972)
[33:27] The Night Strangler (1973)
[56:30] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[01:03:17] Theme to Kolchak: The Night Stalker by Gil Mellé
31 Days of Halloween continues as I discover a rarity in the horror world: a movie every bit as awesome as its poster! The film in question? 1989's Sweet Home.
ENDING MUSIC: 夜だから眠れない (I Can't Sleep at Night) by Undead Corporation
31 Days of Halloween continues as I get some Cajun gumbo stuck all up in my Lovecraft with 1989's Dark Heritage.
ENDING MUSIC: A Secret by Those Poor Bastards
31 Days of Halloween continues as things get Lovecraftian in 1987's The Curse.
ENDING MUSIC: Curse the Living by Wednesday 13
31 Days of Halloween continues with sex, drugs, and 19th Century poetry in 1986's Gothic.
ENDING MUSIC: Gothic by Paradise Lost
31 Days of Halloween continues as I question the efficiency of the killer's weapon of choice in 1985's The Nail Gun-Massacre.
ENDING MUSIC: Iron Nails Run In by Sarpentra