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

Tweet The Guts 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 meat stick in front of the Jason tiger when he brings up the newest remake of Godzilla and actually causes him to drool. There…

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

Tweet 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 you can handle. From 60s sci-fi cheese and 80s nostalgia, to today’s billion dollar blockbusters and independent unknowns, they’ll…

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129 – Forgotten Flix: Is This The End?

Tweet 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 out! Our Movie Picks: Jason’s Picks: Episode 012 – Throw Momma From the Train Episode 015 – Assault On Precinct 13…

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

Tweet 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 classic episode is called The House in Cypress Canyon and stars Robert Taylor. Plot description (from otrplotspot.com): “A couple move…

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

Tweet 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 hell in the Lady In White (1988)! Do you remember checking this  flick out at your local video store (of course you do!)? Or maybe you caught them on HBO, USA,…

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

Tweet 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 in to find out! Special thanks to: The fantastic art provided by artist Kevin Spencer. Check out his other groovy artwork at inkspatters.com,…

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