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Episode 68 - The Kidnapping of the President and Popstar

Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the president? Well, even if you aren't William Shatner probably is! And he gets his chance to prove it with this week's episode as Trevor and Gabbie discuss 1980's The Kidnapping of the President (also starring Hal Halbrook as a president who isn't about to fall for your nonsense).

After that, we get to see washed-up performer Aaron Carter head to high school in the bottom 100 movie, Popstar. Will J.D McQueen (Aaron Carter) and his most-obsessed fan, Jane Brighton, hit it off? Will J.D. be overcome by his arch-nemesis, testophobia? And will the janitor (played by Leif Garrett) amaze us all with his profound wisdom? You'll have to listen to find out!

Direct download: Episode_68_-_The_Kidnapping_of_the_President_and_Popstar.mp3
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Episode 67 - Deathwatch and The Incredibly Strange Creatures

We kick things off this week, with a shift on the Deathwatch from 2002. It's 1917 and a group of British soldiers have just captured a German trench. But they are cut off from the rest of their company and to make things even worse, there is clearly something fishy about the whole situation. Perhaps even supernaturally fishy!

Then it's time for our bottom 100 movie which should be on the top 100 for awesome movie titles, The Incredibly Strange Creatures who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? With a title like that, you know you are in for a treat. In this tale, we learn how you too can use the powers of spinning wheels and acid to form your own army of mindless slaves! Plus, there's lots of singing and dancing!

It's fun for the whole family!

Direct download: Episode_67_-_Deathwatch_and_The_Incredibly_Strange_Creatures.mp3
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Episode 66 - Unicorn City and Leonard Part 6

Our totally unplanned RPG theme extends into a third week with 2012's Unicorn City. This film about a gamer deciding to create a role-playing utopia is a total celebration of role-playing and makes for an entertaining evening.

Things take a turn for the darker though with our bottom 100 movie, Leonard Part 6. A team of evil vegetarians are on a crusade to take over the world and only Bill Cosby can stop them! This marks the second bottom 100 movie about evil vegetarians. Really makes you think.

All this and more this week on Failing Grade!

Direct download: Episode_66_-_Unicorn_City_and_Leonard_Part_6.mp3
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Episode 65 - Mazes and Monsters and Chairman of the Board

For our 65th episode, we learn all about the dangers of role-playing games. It was bad enough that they were leading our children to Satanism and the occult, but it turns out they can also lead to insanity and silly hats! Fortunately, Tom Hanks in his first starring role, 1982's Mazes and Monsters, is here to educate us!

There is something worse than role-playing games though - Carott Top. And in our bottom 100 film, Chairman of the Board, we learn that lesson all too well.

So tune in to this week's episode and you can get an education too!

Direct download: Episode_65_-_Mazes_and_Monsters_and_Chairman_of_the_Board.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EST