Peter’s Retro Reviews: Steel Dawn (1987)

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by Peter Nielsen

 

“He is the desert warrior, carving the future with his sword.”

Well, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to return to a subgenre I have a soft spot for, namely the post apocalyptic action flick! Most of them were basically rip-offs of Mad Max (1979) and The Road Warrior (1981), and . . . → Read More: Peter’s Retro Reviews: Steel Dawn (1987)

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130 – Forgotten Flix: The Future is Epilogue

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In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, your host, Joel Robertson (that’s me!), celebrates the 4-year anniversary of Forgotten Flix, and this time he’s flying solo!

I’m going to share with you

some big news . . . → Read More: 130 – Forgotten Flix: The Future is Epilogue

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Offscript: Episode 3 – The One About Video Stores, Norman Bates, Wolverine, and Some Assault on Precinct 13 Wanna-be Trailers

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Jason is back from vacation. He went to a Blockbuster Video “going out of business” sale, which leads the boys into a discussion about the nearly dead world of video stores and the creeps that frequent them. Joel . . . → Read More: Offscript: Episode 3 – The One About Video Stores, Norman Bates, Wolverine, and Some Assault on Precinct 13 Wanna-be Trailers

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Offscript: Episode 2 – The One About Jurassic Park, Books-to-Movies, God-freaking-Zilla and the 1st A.D.D. Top 10

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What starts out as a simple discussion about the announcement of the director for Jurassic Park 4 leads the doofuses (doofi?) down a Spielberg-esque memory lane and a fairly heated discussion about book-to-movie translations. Joel also dangles a . . . → Read More: Offscript: Episode 2 – The One About Jurassic Park, Books-to-Movies, God-freaking-Zilla and the 1st A.D.D. Top 10

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Bruce Lee: Commemorating the Dragon on his Birthday

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Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Tony Jaa, along with every new up and coming martial arts star has been referred to as “The next Bruce Lee.” Lee practiced martial arts, taught others, brought martial arts to the mainstream via television and movies while breaking racial stereotypes in Hollywood. Now, some 40 years after his death,

. . . → Read More: Bruce Lee: Commemorating the Dragon on his Birthday

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Off Script with Jason and Joel: Episode 001 – The One About The Lone Ranger, The Conjuring, and Fire Marshall Bill

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Editor’s Note: Join your favorite comedy podcast chumps, Jason and Joel, as they go totally “off script” and take you into the minds of two of the most scatterbrained movie/TV nerds you’ll ever meet with all the shenanigans and tomfoolery . . . → Read More: Off Script with Jason and Joel: Episode 001 – The One About The Lone Ranger, The Conjuring, and Fire Marshall Bill

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5 Tips for How to Cope Now That The Forgotten Flix Podcast is No More

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This is the end, beautiful friend….

We snickered, we cried, we marvelled as Jason and Joel heroically smashed the 2-hour barrier….

Yes my friends, the forgotten flix podcast is no more. All we’re left with is the sound of tumbleweed and the faint ghost of a terrible accent, like laughter in the wind.

How . . . → Read More: 5 Tips for How to Cope Now That The Forgotten Flix Podcast is No More

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129 – Forgotten Flix: Is This The End?

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In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, it’s the last episode featuring that dynamic duo of Jason Grooms and Joel Robertson!

But is it really and truly the last episode… forever?

Well, you’ll have to listen in and find . . . → Read More: 129 – Forgotten Flix: Is This The End?

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – OTR Suspense: The House in Cypress Canyon (1946)

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This year we wanted to offer up a special October Halloween treat. Take it up a notch.

In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, we’re presenting an episode of the classic Old Time Radio series, Suspense!

This . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – OTR Suspense: The House in Cypress Canyon (1946)

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128 – Spooky Flix Fest ’14: Lady In White (1988)

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Courtesy of Kevin Spencer @ inkspatters.com

In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, it’s the second episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest!

Jason and Joel learn what a dream walking really looks like and it’s creepy as . . . → Read More: 128 – Spooky Flix Fest ’14: Lady In White (1988)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 21: Stephen King’s Dollar Babies

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In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, special guest host Peter Nielsen and Joel discuss Stephen King’s Dollar Babies!

What the hell’s a “dollar baby,” you ask? Well, I guess you’re going to have to listen . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 21: Stephen King’s Dollar Babies

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 20: Friday the 13th

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In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, special guest host Terry East (check out his Flickering Waves podcast) shares why no one’s safe at summer camp when he takes a trip back to Camp Blood and Friday . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 20: Friday the 13th

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 19: Pet Sematary (1990)

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In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, special guest host Jason Pyles (Horror Movie Podcast and Movie Podcast Weekly) joins Joel and shares why thirteen-year-olds may not want to go digging around the Pet Sematary (1990)!

. . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 19: Pet Sematary (1990)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 18: Session 9 (2001)

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In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, special guest host Hammond Chamberlain joins Joel, who is surprised to learn that asbestos can make you crazy as they check into Session 9 (2001)!

Hear more from Hammond . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 18: Session 9 (2001)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 17: Creepers [aka Phenomena] (1985)

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In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, Joel is joined by Peter Nielsen to discuss Joel’s childhood trauma after viewing Creepers [aka Phenomena] (1985)!

Next BONUS episode is all about… Session 9 (2001) with guest host . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 17: Creepers [aka Phenomena] (1985)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 16: The Return of Midnight Syndicate

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In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, special guests Edward Douglas and Gavin Goska, the brilliant musical minds behind Midnight Syndicate are returning to talk about their all-new, live show called Midnight Syndicate – Legacy of Shadows . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 16: The Return of Midnight Syndicate

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Peter’s Retro Reviews: The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

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by Peter Nielsen

“World War II had ended only eight months earlier and the town of Texarkana, population 40,000, which straddles the Texas-Arkansas border, was re-gearing for peace after four years of rationing, war bonds and shortages.

Although a trickle was still arriving, most of the boys were back home and out of uniform. . . . → Read More: Peter’s Retro Reviews: The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 15: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

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In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, special guest host Gamma Dev joins Joel and shares why Leatherface may (or may not) be a misunderstood anti-hero in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)!

Next BONUS episode is . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 15: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 14: The Changeling (1980)

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In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, special guest host Hammond Chamberlain joins Joel and shares why there’s more to fear than meets the eye in The Changeling (1980)!

Next BONUS episode is all about… The . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 14: The Changeling (1980)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 13: A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

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This year we wanted to offer up a special October Halloween treat. Take it up a notch.

So we invited several guest hosts to share a horror movie (or in a few cases movies) that freaked them out when they . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 13: A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 12: Carrie (1976)

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This year we wanted to offer up a special October Halloween treat. Take it up a notch.

So we invited several guest hosts to share a horror movie (or in a few cases movies) that freaked them out when they . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 12: Carrie (1976)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 11: Spectre (1977)

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This year we wanted to offer up a special October Halloween treat. Take it up a notch.

So we invited several guest hosts to share a horror movie (or in a few cases movies) that freaked them out when they . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 11: Spectre (1977)

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – OTR Quiet, Please: The Thing On the Fourble Board (1948)

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This year we wanted to offer up a special October Halloween treat. Take it up a notch.

In this bonus episode of the 2014 Spooky Flix Fest, we’re presenting an episode of the classic Old Time Radio series, Quiet, Please!

. . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – OTR Quiet, Please: The Thing On the Fourble Board (1948)

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Five Home Invasion Films to Freak You Out This Halloween

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Films focusing on sudden “home invasions” exploit our fears that arbitrary violence can happen to good, innocent people, and that a locked door is no guarantee of safety.

These films push the genre of horror in a different direction – without gratuitous bloodshed, hot chicks with fake boobs, or nonsensical plot twists – to . . . → Read More: Five Home Invasion Films to Freak You Out This Halloween

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Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 10: Salem’s Lot (1979)

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This year we wanted to offer up a special October Halloween treat. Take it up a notch.

So we invited several guest hosts to share a horror movie (or in a few cases movies) that freaked them out when they . . . → Read More: Spooky Flix Fest ’14 – Bonus Episode 10: Salem’s Lot (1979)

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