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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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Peter’s Retro Reviews: 48 HRS. (1982)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen Ladies and gentlemen, this week I thought it would be fun to take a look at one of the first ”buddy cop movies”… one of the most successful ones… and certainly one of the best of the lot! It also happens to be the feature film debut of a gentleman named Eddie Murphy! Yes… I am,…

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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.

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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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Peter’s Retro Reviews: The Final Countdown (1980)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen ”On December 7, 1980, the nuclear carrier, U.S.S. Nimitz disappeared in the Pacific… and reappeared December 7, 1941… The day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor!” This week I thought we’d take a look at yet another time travel movie involving a military vessel… if you remember, we’ve already covered “The Philadelphia Experiment” on both the podcast…

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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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Peter’s Retro Reviews: The Running Man (1987)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen Damon Killian: “This is television, that’s all it is! It has nothing to do with people; it’s to do with ratings! For fifty years we’ve told them what to eat, what to drink, what to wear… For Christ’s sake, Ben, don’t you understand? Americans love television! They wean their kids on it! Listen… they love game-shows,…

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Peter’s Retro Reviews: Supervan (1977)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen ”Supervan takes on all corners… laser blasting… solar powered… Watch out!” So, ladies and gentlemen, I’m finally back on track again… I know it’s been a while since my last review, but now, after having had a little breather, I’m back… or rather… WE’RE back, because by the time you’re reading this, the next installment of…

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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.     http://media.blubrry.com/forgottenflixpodcast/p/traffic.libsyn.com/robertsonmedia/013_Off_Script_Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (31.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSShare

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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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Peter’s Retro Reviews: Steel Dawn (1987)

Tweet 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 let’s be honest… most of…

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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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Bruce Lee: Commemorating the Dragon on his Birthday

Tweet 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, Bruce Lee is still the…

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

Tweet 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 to cope? What are we…

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