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Join El Goro, part-time luchador and full-time cinephile, as he delves into the broad grassy spaces and massed granite tarns of cinema. Each episode, El Goro discusses two movies tied together by some kind of theme. Action, sci-fi, horror, high-brow, low-brow: it's all fair game.
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Aug 19, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm cataloging the various ways Brother Jackie has bruised, broken, mangled, and mutilated himself with 1983's Project A and 1988's Police Story 2.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:29] Chin Stroker VS Punter Promo

[02:27] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[23:37] Project A (1983)

  • Every Frame a Painting: Jackie Chan - How to Do Action Comedy

[58:22] Police Story 2 (1988)

[01:19:40] FEEDBACK

[01:25:14] ENDING MUSIC: Hero Story (Theme from Police Story) by Jackie Chan

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Aug 12, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm fulfilling a Patreon Pick from TWoRP Elite Patron Jon R. by checking out the two films in Park Chan Wook's Vengeance Trilogy that aren't Oldboy - 2002's Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance and 2005's Lady Vengeance.

[00:00] INTRO

[02:06] Trick or Treat Radio Promo

[03:23] RANDOM CONVERSATION 

[32:18] Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

[01:03:00] Lady Vengeance (2005)

[01:30:25] FEEDBACK

[01:36:30] ENDING MUSIC: Sympathy for Lady Vengeance by Jo Yeong-wook, Choi Seung-hyeon and Na Seok-joo

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Aug 4, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I find myself back in Bond territory thanks to a Patreon Pick. This time, TWoRP Elite Patron John B. has me exploring to of the less prolific Bonds: George Lazenby in 1969's On Her Majesty's Secret Service and Timothy Dalton in 1987's The Living Daylights.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:26] CromCast Promo

[02:11] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[11:41] On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

[48:56] The Living Daylights (1987)

[01:17:44] FEEDBACK

[01:32:18] ENDING MUSIC: The Living Daylights by A-Ha

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Jul 21, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast a Patreon Pick sends me to South Korea with 2014's The Divine Move and 2016's Train to Busan.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:11] Projection Booth Promo

[02:22] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[07:23] The Divine Move (2014)

[29:59] Train to Busan (2016)

[49:02] FEEDBACK

[52:33] ENDING MUSIC: Train of Flesh by Turbonegro

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Jul 14, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm getting into "Starkweather Homicide" territory with Terrence Malick's lyrical 1973 debut Badlands and Oliver Stone's demented paean to celebrity in the media age with 1994's Natural Born Killers.

[00:00] INTRO

[02:36] Cult of Muscle Promo

[03:49] RANDOM CONVERSATION 

[16:19] Badlands (1973)

[45:56] Natural Born Killers (1994)

[01:17:47] FEEDBACK

[01:22:07] ENDING MUSIC: Natural Born Killaz by Dr. Dre and Ice Cube

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Jul 7, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm fulfilling a Patreon Pick from TWoRP Elite Patron Erik H. Erik requested I take a look at the first two films in Daniel Craig's stint as James Bond - 2006's Casino Royale and 2008's Quantum of Solace

[00:00] INTRO

[03:30] The Good, The Bad, and The Odd Promo

[04:14] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[21:46] Casino Royale (2006)

[50:57] Quantum of Solace (2008)

[01:13:09] FEEDBACK

[01:15:40] ENDING MUSIC: The Name's Bond...James Bond by Nicholas Dodd

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Jun 30, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I have another Patreon Pick. This time, TWoRP Legionnaire Walpole the Everywhere requested I take a look at the 2017 Luc Besson film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. And since I clearly misjudged the age of the protagonists in Valerian I decided to pair it with 2013's Ender's Game.

My bad.

[00:00] INTRO

[02:24] Tales from the Podcast Promo

[03:03] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[14:14] Ender's Game (2013)

[37:24] Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

[58:49] FEEDBACK

[01:04:14] ENDING MUSIC: Behind Space '99 by In Flames

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Jun 23, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm fulfilling a Patreon Pick from TWoRP Legionnaire Richard P. Richard P. selected 1930's Ladies of Leisure so I decided to make it a Frank Capra double-feature by pairing it with 1939's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

[00:00] INTRO

[02:53] Chin Stroker Vs Punter Promo

[03:52] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[16:35] Ladies of Leisure (1930)

[42:54] Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

[01:08:48] FEEDBACK

[01:19:05] ENDING MUSIC: New America by Bad Religion

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Jun 16, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm joined by my good bud Hutch to discuss two musical mockumentaries: 1984's This is Spinal Tap and 2016's Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.

That is if we can find the stage...

[00:00] INTRO

[02:08] Trick or Treat Radio Promo

[03:25] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[17:02] This is Spinal Tap (1984)

[53:02] Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

[01:51:26] FEEDBACK

[01:57:04] ENDING MUSIC: Stonehenge by Spinal Tap

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Jun 10, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm dialing up a Woody Harrelson (and Bill Murray) double-feature to service a Patreon Pick from Brent G. On deck is 1996's Kingpin and 2009's Zombieland

Grab yer Twinkies and nut up or shut up.

[00:00] INTRO

[02:08] CromCast Promo

[02:53] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[07:40] Kingpin (1996)

[30:05] Zombieland (2009)

[50:56] FEEDBACK

[56:25] ENDING MUSIC: Zombie Zoo by Tom Petty

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Jun 2, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm diving back into the pool of Patreon Picks. This time I'm joined by TWoRP Elite Patron Brett Mikael of the Brettro Culture blog and podcast, who selected Martin Scorsese's After Hours from 1985 and David Lynch's Blue Velvet from 1986. 

Two compelling glimpses of the darkness lurking just around the corner of the American Dream. Two first-time watches for me. One damn fine conversation.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:28] Strange Highways Promo

[02:02] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[12:26] After Hours (1985)

[52:03] Blue Velvet (1986)

[01:53:31] FEEDBACK

[02:00:20] ENDING MUSIC: In Dreams by Roy Orbison

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May 26, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I conclude my month of AniMayTion with two anime anthology films from 1987: Neo Tokyo and Robot Carnival.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:53] The Projection Booth Promo

[03:03] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[12:33] Neo Tokyo (1987)

[35:45] Robot Carnival (1987)

[01:05:37] FEEDBACK

[01:13:15] ENDING MUSIC: Robot Skin by Run Vaylor

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May 19, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing my month of AniMayTion with a Yoshiaki Kawajiri double-feature of Hideyuki Kikuchi adaptations: 1987's Wicked City and 1988's Demon City Shinjuku.

[00:00] INTRO

[02:20] Cult of Muscle Promo 

[03:33] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[14:00] Wicked City (1987)

[36:45] Demon City Shinjuku (1988)

[53:49] FEEDBACK

[57:35] ENDING MUSIC: Satanic Rites by Perturbator

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May 12, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing my month of AniMayTion with a Disney double-feature of 1999's Tarzan and 2001's Atlantis: The Lost Empire.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:27] The Good, the Bad, and the Odd Promo

[02:11] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[18:45] Tarzan (1999)

[46:43] Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

[01:14:22] FEEDBACK

[01:17:16] ENDING MUSIC: Son of Man by Phil Collins

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May 4, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm kicking off my annual AniMayTion in fine form, as TWoRP gets invaded by Paul and Steve of Invasion of the Podcast. True to to their gimmick, they brought their passions to play: for Steve, it's Star Wars with a discussion of the 2003-2005 Genndy Tartakovsky series Star Wars: Clone Wars. And Paul represents his Spidey fandom with the 2018 animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse

Begun, the AniMayTion has...

[00:00] INTRO

[02:17] Chinstroker vs Punter Promo

[03:16] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[42:17] Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003-2005)

[01:37:46] Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

[02:56:10] FEEDBACK

[03:07:37] ENDING MUSIC: What's Up Danger by Blackway and Black Caviar

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Apr 28, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing my series of Patreon Picks with a Jeff Lieberman double-feature. First up, as selected by TWoRP Legionnaire Richard P, we have the 1981 grisly backwoods slasher classic Just Before Dawn. Then we have a story of VHS run-amuck in 1988's Remote Control.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:43] Trick or Treat Radio Promo

[03:01] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[07:00] Just Before Dawn (1981)

[25:06] Remote Control (1988)

[40:02] FEEDBACK

[45:46] ENDING MUSIC: B-Movie Babylon by Wednesday 13

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Apr 22, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing my series of Patreon Picks with a double-feature of Monstrous Siege films. First up is the 1964 adaptation of Richard Matheson's classic novel "I Am Legend", The Last Man on Earth. Next, as selected by TWoRP Legionnaire Jeremy Slaygoth, we have the Lovecraftian Romanticism that is 2017's Cold Skin.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:44] CromCast Promo 

[02:29] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[23:20] The Last Man on Earth (1964)

[52:25] Cold Skin (2017)

[01:14:17] FEEDBACK

[01:29:43] ENDING MUSIC: The Last Man on Earth by Alice Cooper

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Apr 9, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast, I'm continuing my series of Patreon Picks with a selection from a good bud, a TWoRP Legionnaire, and a Garbage Person - Marc. Marc suggested I take a look at 1993's Return of the Living Dead 3, a film which certainly caused many a horror fan to look at zombies in a whole new light. Continuing with the zombie girl theme (albeit with a slightly different approach), I opted to pair it up with 2016's The Girl with All the Gifts.

[00:00] INTRO

[02:08] Strange Highways Podcast Promo

[02:42] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[10:33] Return of the Living Dead 3 (1993)

[33:25] The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)

[53:38] FEEDBACK

[58:52] ENDING MUSIC: Living Dead Girl by Rob Zombie

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Apr 1, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing on my series of Patreon Picks with two films set during the Three Kingdoms period of Ancient China. First, as selected by TWoRP Legionnaire Trent B, we have John Woo's 2008 epic Red Cliff. Pairing with that is Donnie Yen bringing us the tragic tale of the warrior Guan Yu with 2011's The Lost Bladesman.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:51] Cult of Muscle Promo

[03:04] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[16:45] Red Cliff (2008)

[46:24] The Lost Bladesman (2011)

[01:12:28] FEEDBACK

[01:18:31] ENDING MUSIC: Dance Macabre by MASA

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Mar 27, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing my series of Patreon Picks with a Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski double-feature. First up, as selected by TWoRP Legionnaire Corin, we have Tim Burton's 1994 biopic Ed Wood. Pairing with that is MiloŇ° Forman's 1996 biopic The People vs. Larry Flynt.

[00:00] INTRO

[02:15] The Good. the Bad, and the Odd Promo

[02:59] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[17:42] Ed Wood (1994)

[47:24] The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

[01:14:05] FEEDBACK

[01:21:37] ENDING MUSIC: Violet by Hole

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Mar 17, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast we are back with the Patreon Picks, this time with TWoRP Elite Patron Trevor. Lat year, Trevor joined me to discuss the battle for the skies of Europe in World War I and II, and this time we're hitting the ground 2001's The Lost Battalion and 2010's Beneath Hill 60

[00:00] INTRO

[02:08] Chinstroker VS Punter Promo

[03:07] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[37:34] The Lost Battalion (2001)

[01:14:24] Beneath Hill 60 (2010)

[01:53:02] FEEDBACK

[01:57:22] The Lost Battalion by Sabaton

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Mar 11, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing my (semi) annual birthday tradition of discussing two films from the year I was born - 1985. This year I'm looking at two films from two twisted iconoclasts: from Terry Gilliam we have the demented dystopia that is Brazil and from Tim Burton we have the manic manchild machinations of Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

[00:00] INTRO

[02:24] Trick or Treat Radio Promo

[03:42] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[11:11] Brazil (1985)

[43:20] Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

[01:12:37] FEEDBACK

[01:29:28] ENDING MUSIC: The Breakfast Machine by Danny Elfman

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Mar 3, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing on my series of Patreon Picks with a conversation with author and TWoRP Elite Patron Brad Ellison. The topic: a duo of Dan Curtis directed, Richard Matheson written TV Films from 1974: Bram Stoker's Dracula (AKA Dan Curtis' Dracula) and Scream of the Wolf.

[00:00] INTRO

[01:54] CromCast Promo

[02:39] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[20:39] Bram Stoker's Dracula (1974)

[01:05:58] Scream of the Wolf (1974)

[01:38:38] FEEDBACK

[01:43:35] ENDING MUSIC: Dracula by Shadow Reichenstein

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Feb 25, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing my series of Patreon Picks with a selection from TWoRP Legionnaire Reno D. Reno suggested I take a look at Denis Villeneuve's 2017 film Blade Runner 2049, so I opted for a cyberpunk twofer by pairing it with 1998's New Rose Hotel from Abel Ferrara. 

And as a special bonus, I also sit down with Bill Fulkerson of Outside the Cinema to discuss the excellent cult film documentary he made along with Kyle Kuchta - Survival of the Film Freaks

[00:00] INTRO

[02:32] Strange Highways Podcast Promo

[03:06] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[39:52] New Rose Hotel (1998)

[01:04:52] Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

[01:43:15] FEEDBACK

[02:03:40] ENDING MUSIC: Revel in Your Time (Miami Nights 1984 Remix) by GUNSHIP

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Feb 18, 2019

This week on the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast I'm continuing on my series of Patreon Picks with the final two installments of the Friday the 13th Tommy Jarvis Trilogy: 1985's Friday the 13th: A New Beginning and 1986's Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, the latter selected by TWoRP Legionnaire Daniel Birkel. 

[00:00] INTRO

[01:47] Projection Booth Promo

[02:57] RANDOM CONVERSATION

[13:06] Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

[48:15] Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)

[01:20:24] FEEDBACK

[01:33:07] ENDING MUSIC: He's Back (The Man Behind the Mask) by Alice Cooper

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