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050 – TFFP: Of Unknown Origin (1983)

EP50- Of Unknown Origin banner art courtesy of Kevin Spencer @ inkspatters.comIn this 50th (!) episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’re breaking out the cheese and talking 1983’s Of Unknown Origin!

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Screenplay by: Brian Taggert

Starring: Peter Weller and Shannon Tweed

Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Mild-mannered everyman Bart Hughes has a great life in New York. When his wife and child leave for a vacation, Bart stays behind to work on a project that should get him a promotion. Some sort of rodent in his basement starts to bother him and consumes his time. Bart starts going crazy trying to kill the creature, destroying most of his house in the process.

[Editor’s Note: In a curious twist, while gathering info for this post, I came across this post. Yep, it’s one of the first one’s I wrote for the Forgotten Flix site waaaaaaaaay back in 2010. Only problem is, well, just read what I wrote then and listen to my reaction in the podcast. CND anyone? ‘Nuff said.

This week’s Movie Picks are:

Jason’s Pick:
The Killer Shrews (1959)

Joel’s Pick:
Naked Lunch (1991)

Join us next week when our feature presentation is (Sho’Nuff!) The Last Dragon (1985)!

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Of Unknown OriginĀ (1983) Trailer