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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Blue Steel (1989)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter are remembering Blue Steel (1989)! Synopsis: After a rookie Cop (Jamie Lee Curtis) kills a suspect in a robbery gone wrong, a madman with a gun fixation (Ron Silver) becomes obsessed with her. Be sure to subscribe to Forgotten Flix on iTunes and leave a review! Click here to visit the iTunes page. Special…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: The Night Before (1988)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel, Peter, and Darrell are remembering The Night Before (1988)! Synopsis: On their way to the prom, socially awkward Winston (Keanu Reeves) and popular daddy’s girl Tara (Lori Laughlin) get lost and end up on the “wrong side of the tracks.” Soon after Winston wakes up in an alley with no memory of the evening’s events.…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Streets of Fire (1984)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel, Peter and Darrell are talking about Walter Hill’s Streets of Fire (1984)! Synopsis: When up-and-coming rock star Ellen Aim (Diane Lane) is kidnapped by Raven (Willem Dafoe) and his gang, only anti-hero Tom Cody (Michael Pare) can save her. Featuring music written by Wagnerian rock producer and composer Jim Steinman (Meatloaf’s Bat…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Best Seller (1987)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter are talking about Best Seller from 1987! Synopsis: A cop (Brian Dennehy) who moonlights as a crime novelist has the chance to write a guaranteed “best seller” when a mysterious hitman (James Woods) offers to give him the story of a lifetime- the sordid tale of how the head of a multinational…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: The Ice Pirates (1984)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Darrell Taylor is back! And he joins Joel and Peter to talk about the 1984 sci-fi comedy The Ice Pirates! Synopsis: In another time time (and in a galaxy somewhat far away) water is a scarce and valuable commodity. When a band of inept pirates try to heist a major shipment of ice from the evil…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Nomads (1986)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter are talking about Nomads from 1986. Synopsis: A dark fantasy more than it is a horror film, Nomads tells the story of French anthropologist Pommier (played with paranoid desperation by Pierce Brosnan making his feature debut), who spent many years traveling the world and studying the ways of various nomadic…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Hell Comes To Frogtown (1987)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and his co-hosts Peter and Darrell Taylor (of the Taylor Network of Podcasts) discuss 1987’s Hell Comes to Frogtown. Synopsis: After a nuclear war most of humanity is wiped out. Those who remain are, save a select few, either sterile or have mutated. When MedTech, a governmental agency run exclusively by women, discovers a man…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Tuff Turf (1985)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and his co-hosts Peter and Vince discuss 1985’s Tuff Turf. Synopsis: When a privileged teen’s (James Spader) family loses everything and transplants him to California, he finds himself an outcast at his new public high school. But when he meets the beautiful Frankie (Kim Richards), he has to stand up to her gang…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: The Eliminators (1986)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter discuss 1986’s The Eliminators. This one comes courtesy of the legendary b-movie producer Charles Band, founder of Empire Pictures and Full Moon.   Be sure to subscribe to Forgotten Flix on iTunes and leave a review! Click here to visit the iTunes page. Special thanks to Jay V for his amazing music…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: License to Drive (1988)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel conducts a bit of an experiment. He talked to four, count ’em four, guests about the 1988 teen comedy, License to Drive starring the two Coreys. All guests were recorded separately and their answers woven together, like an auditory tapestry of cinematic memory. The guest for this episode include: Dave Umbricht Jessy Hutchinson Doug…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Brainstorm Bonus

brainstorm-WalkenIn this BONUS episode, Joel and Gamma Dev (from 80’s Anthologies: Episode by Episode with Doug McCoy), went down a bit of a rabbit-trail (shocking, I know!).

In this segment, they talked about

  • CGI and the Star Wars prequels (without Joel having an aneurysm!)
  • whether or not the digital format has finally surpassed film and
  • the note Gamma wrote Roger Ebert that took the legendary film critic to task.

Be sure to subscribe to Forgotten Flix on iTunes and leave a review! Click here to visit the iTunes page.

Special thanks to Jay V for his amazing music featured throughout the episode! You can hear more from Jay V at YourSecretIdentity.com.

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Brainstorm (1983)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel is joined by Gamma Dev (from 80’s Anthologies: Episode by Episode with Doug McCoy). We talk about why this was the last Hollywood movie directed by Douglas Trumbel why Gamma feels such a strong connection to this movie what state-of-the-art technique this movie was intended to employ, but never did and much more!…

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S1E1 – Forgotten Flix Remembers: The Heavenly Kid (1985)

Tweet In this first episode of the first season of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel is joined by Darrell Taylor (of the Taylor Network of Podcasts). We dig in deep and talk about their earliest memories of The Heavenly Kid whether or not they believe their guardian angels were drunk proof that cocaine is a helluva drug and much more! Be sure to subscribe…

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Offscript: Episode 013 – The One About the 2013 Forgotten Flix Spooky Flix Fest

Tweet The Guts In this episode Jason and Joel keep it short and sweet. It’s all about Forgotten Flix’s Spooky Flix Fest ’13, and what it means for Offscript.     Share

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Offscript: Episode 012 – The One About Barbarian Queens and Peruvian Russians

Tweet The Guts In this episode Jason and Joel discuss Jason’s Corman-movie fetish via Barbarian Queen and whether or not Boris Vallejo is Russian, Peruvian, both… or neither. And in Trailer Trash we delve into Drew: The Man Behind the Poster, Out of the Furnace, 47 Ronin, and The Monuments Men.         Drew: The Man Behind the…

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Offscript: Episode 011 – The One About Playing with Our Bad Milo

Tweet The Guts In this episode Jason and Joel give a quick review of their recent viewing of The Conjuring and gush a little on their love of classically-styled horror. Then Joel drops a movie boom-goes-the-dynamite surprise when he admits to watching a movie that Jason has talked and gushed over for a REALLY long time. I know what you’re…

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Offscript: Episode 010 – The One About The Escape Plan of Frankenstein’s Army

Tweet The Guts In this episode you get a LOT of Trailer Trash talk, including way too much analysis of The Escape Plan, Frankenstein’s Army, and Curse of Chucky (aka Child’s Play 6). Plus, Jason taunts Joel about The Conjuring and they wade hip deep into a discussion about whether it’s okay for a movie to be “just” entertaining. All…

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Offscript: Episode 9 – The One About $150 Movie Tickets and Lt. Dangle

Tweet The Guts What started out as an intellectual and civil discussion regarding the ideas presented by  two of the world’s most insightful and successful producer/directors, quickly spirals into an all out whine festival (complete with music). Jason and Joel talk (complain) about the recent video showing Lucas and Spielberg discussing the future of movie theaters and blockbuster films.  The boys…

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Offscript: Episode 8 – The One About Man of Steel

Tweet The Guts No.  This one isn’t about Jason’s super six pack (ahem…pony keg.) This time the boys both went to see the latest Superman reboot – Man of Steel – on opening weekend so you know they have to talk about it.  The big questions are 1) Did they like it? and 2) Did it hold up to the…

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Offscript: Episode 7 – The One About Our Ghastly Love

Tweet The Guts In this installment of Off Script Jason and Joel engage in more upcoming movie trailers like Europa Report and The World’s End. Joel shares his thoughts (since he FINALLY saw them) on Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness, and Attack the Block. He also gives his initial take on Season 4 of Arrested Development. Jason tells…

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Offscript: Episode 6 – The One About The Impossible, The Strangers, Almost Human and Big Movie Money

Tweet The Guts In this installment of Off Script Jason and Joel cover some movies they’ve seen recently including Jason’s experience with the Smurfs (2011) movie, Joel’s emotional roller coaster watch of The Impossible (2012), and then goes on a rant after seeing The Strangers (2008.)  Then the boys dig deep into the dumpster as the trailer trash starts to…

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Offscript: Episode 5 – The One About Jersey Shore Shark Attack, Oblivion CGI, John Williams, and (yes, even more) Star Wars Talk

Tweet The Guts In this installment of Off Script Jason and Joel dig deep (I mean REEEEEAL deep) as they discuss Joel’s inability to stomach the 87 minute running time of the SyFy classic, Jersey Shore Shark Attack. They also discuss the newish sci-fi film, Oblivion, and why Joel now believes CGI may, in fact, be more than a passing…

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Offscript: Episode 4 – The One About B Movies…That is All

Tweet The Guts In this installment of Off Script Joel loses his SyFy virginity to one of Jason’s favorite new creature features, Mega Piranha, starring Tiffany and Barry Williams. This cinematic showdown has been brewing for a long time. Jason’s love of cheesey creature feature B movies and Joel’s love of making fun of Jason. Who will prevail? Listen in…

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130 – Forgotten Flix: The Future is Epilogue

Tweet 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 related to my future as a retro movie podcaster why you’ll want to stay subscribed to the Forgotten Flix podcast feed what the future holds…

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

Tweet The Guts 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 gives his thoughts on the Bates Motel T.V series pilot, which leads your daring duo to share their thoughts…

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