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Episode 64 - 4 More Movies for 2012


We have a big show to close out the year as Trevor and Gabbie tackle 4 different films!

Have you ever wondered about the origins of Leonard McCoy's catchphrase? Or one of FDR's most famous quotations? Well, have no fear because Trevor is going to talk about two movies that will answer those questions for you: The Kennel Murder Case and Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies.

For Gabbie's part, she's going to be tackling a whole mess of fire dragons when she talks about Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles and Dungeons and Dragons

Also, one of the films, The Kennel Murder Case, happens to be public domain. So that means it's extremely easy to check out - just head over to archive.org: http://archive.org/details/The_Kennel_Murder_Case_1933

Direct download: Episode_64_-_4_More_Movies_for_2012.mp3
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It will take more than being in different provinces to keep us from putting out another exciting Christmas episode for you to enjoy!

This week, we kick things off with Black Christmas. Sadly, it's not the 1974 classic but rather than 2006 remake. While the remake is nowhere near as iconic as the original film, it's still a decent slasher flick and a worthy addition to any holiday lineup. 

The true fun begins though, with our Bottom 100 movie, which happens to be none other than the 1959 Mexican classic, Santa Claus. In this tale, Santa lives in a castle in the sky (in heaven!) with Merlin, a burly blacksmith, and a bunch of slave children as he works tirelessly to produce toys for the children of Earth. Okay, he doesn't really do any of the work, but he does play the organ while making the children build toys for him. And he takes breaks to spy on children, even going inside their dreams!

This Christmas though, Santa has an extra challenge to deal with as Lucifer has sent one of his devils, Pitch, to thwart Santa. He may even try to leave Santa trapped on Earth where he will surely starve as he cannot eat what we call food. In his homeland of Heaven they only eat pastries and ice cream made from clouds and very few foodstuffs on Earth are made of clouds. 

It's a truly bizarre experience that will teach you the true meaning of Christmas. And since it's public domain, why not check out the whole film on YouTube

Direct download: Episode_63_-_Black_Christmas_and_Santa_Claus.mp3
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Episode 62 - Santa Slays and Santa with Muscles

Ah, Christmas. The time of year when people put aside their petty grievances and turn to the nearest wrestler to provide them with holiday themed entertainment. We open this week with a discussion of 2005's Santa's Slay. It turns out that Santa (as played by Bill Goldberg) was actually the son of Satan and has only been bringing us presents for the past 1000 years on account of a lost bet. Well all bets are off now and Santa's returning to his murderous ways.

Next up, we have our bottom 100 film, 1996's Santa with Muscles. In this movie, Hulk Hogan plays a egotistical body-building millionaire obsessed with self-promotion (what a stretch!). But then after an unfortunate bout of movie amnesia, he ends up thinking he's actually Santa. And then he has to go help some orphans (including a very young Mila Kunis) because that's what Santa does, I guess. 

So grab some egg nog and settle down for some holiday cheer? 

Direct download: Episode_62_-_Santa_Slays_and_Santa_with_Muscles.mp3
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Episode 61 - Angel of Death and Miss Cast Away

This week, we talk about Zoe Bell kicking all manner of ass in Angel of Death. Apparently being a professional assassin is all fun and games until someone gets stabbed in the skull. Then suddenly everything is all serious and such. Not only does this movie have some excellent action moments, it also has a (brief) appearance from Ted Raimi. Yay!

There's much less to cheer about with the bottom 100 film this week as Trevor and Gabbie endure Miss Cast Away. When a planeful of beauty pageant contestants crash land on a remote island will they be able to survive? Or will the bad CG pig dinosaur thingee eat them? Or maybe the apes will launch Noah's new ark and doom mankind? Whatever happens, you can be sure it will be stupid. So tune in to learn all about the movie that drove Trevor to drink!

Direct download: Episode_61_-_Angel_of_Death_and_Miss_Cast_Away.mp3
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Episode 60 - Drive Thru and Car 54, Where Are You?

Meet Horny the Clown. He's just like Ronald McDonald - they both are beloved clown mascots that represent a popular fast food restaurant. Really the only difference is that Ronald McDonald is slightly less bloodthirsty.  Oh, and Horny is the villain in a movie called Drive Thru starring Leighton Meister of Gossip Girl fame.

Then it's off to hunt down Car 54 for the Bottom 100 film of the week.. If the theme song is any indication, this is one elusive car! But really it's a buddy cop 90s comedy that is also a remake of a 1960s TV series. And its cast includes Fran Drescher and Rosie O'Donnell. Surprisingly it may not be as bad as a lot of the other films we have covered for the Bottom 100 segment. 

Direct download: Episode_60_-_Drive_Thru_and_Car_54_Where_Are_You.mp3
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