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Where the Long Tail Ends

Oct 10, 2018

This episode, Nat, Cody, and Robert celebrate our 50th episode with a look at the movies HEAVY METAL and HEAVY METAL 2000. Based on the long running magazine, inspired by the French magazine Metal Hurlant, it's the rare science fiction anthology. Possibly aimed at adults? Regardless, we have a lot to discuss and have a...


Sep 9, 2018

This episode, Robert, Nat, and Cody are joined by Jim Laczkowski of the Now Playing Network and Voices & Visions to discuss two 1980s science fiction franchise starters that didn't quite make the cut at the box office but still have strong cult audiences with DREAMSCAPE and THE HIDDEN.

Time tracks: DREAMSCAPE: 0:00 to...


Aug 11, 2018

"And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out..." This episode, Cody, Robert, and Nat enter the wild world of Roger Corman with X: THE MAN WITH THE X-RAY EYES. X: THE MAN WITH THE X-RAY EYES is a mix of hubris, psychedelic visuals, Ray Milland, Don Rickles, and a surprising amount of thoughtfulness. We also take a look...


Jul 10, 2018

Forty six years ago, SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE, George Roy Hill's adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's famous novel, won a prize at Cannes. It also won a Hugo award. And then it seemingly vanished from all discussion. So it goes.

This episode, Nat, Cody, and Robert revisit the journey of Billy Pilgrim, unstuck in time and a visitor...


Jul 4, 2018

Robert, Nat, and Cody are joined by returning guest John Bierly as we take a trip back to the 1990s and three films, THE ROCKETEER, THE SHADOW, and THE PHANTOM, that tried to catch onto the superhero boom created by Tim Burton's BATMAN but which missed for various reasons as part of our Pulp Heroes Spectacular bonus...