Podcast episode 31: OLDBOY (2003 version) / OLDBOY (2013 version) / HOLLA IF I KILL YOU

Forced Viewing PodcastThis month’s movies:

Oldboy (2003)
Zeb: “Long story short, I was trying to get laid when I was watching the original, when it first came out…I was like, ‘Oldboy? This sounds like something that would be a slow-paced film. I can probably get into her pants by, like, act two. I was wrong. I was sadly mistaken.”

Oldboy (2013)
Jori: “We have to have the badass do the badass things. I don’t really give a shit. You’re a fucking piece of shit, you were always a piece of shit, and now you’re a badass piece of shit. Big deal.”

Holla if I Kill You (2003)
Lackey: “I took Holla if I Kill You for what it was, and what it was was complete and utter fucking crap.”

This month’s panel: Lackey, the Drudgeon, Jori, John Bruni, Zeb Carter, Mr. Benzedrine

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Robin Franson Pruter reviews WHITECHAPEL S1E03

WHITECHAPELOriginally broadcast February 16, 2009
Written by Ben Court & Caroline Ip
Directed by S.J. Clarkson
My rating: ★★★
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A satisfying end to the mystery.

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Blick Tolkien reviews THE WALKING DEAD, season 4, episodes 14 & 15

The Walking DeadS4E14: “The Grove”
Originally broadcast March 16, 2014
Written by Scott M. Gimple
Directed by Michael E. Satrazemis
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S4E15: “Us”
Originally broadcast March 23, 2014
Written by Nichole Beattie & Seth Hoffman
Directed by Greg Nicotero
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My rating: ★★★★

Children departed and couples reunited.

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Robin Franson Pruter reviews THE VAMPIRE DIARIES S3E15: All My Children

The Vampire DiariesOriginally broadcast February 16, 2012
Written by Evan Bleiweiss & Michael Narducci
Directed by Pascal Verschooris
My rating: ★★★★
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Episode shows astounding intricacy and depth of character development.

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Mr. Benzedrine reviews RAINBOW DRIVE

RAINBOW DRIVE40 min., 2011
Directed by Armin Alic
My rating: ★
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Somewhere over the rainbow, shit gets real…

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Doomsey reviews PULSE

PULSEaka Kairo
118 min., 2001
Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Language: Japanese with English subtitles
My rating: ★★★★
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It has often been said that there are more people alive than have ever been dead. But that’s not true, and that means there have been are a lot of dead people. Where’d they all go? Maybe they’re still hanging around. And maybe there’s no more room for them.

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Podcast episode 30: A FIELD IN ENGLAND / HERE COMES THE DEVIL / 100 MONSTERS

Forced Viewing PodcastThis month’s movies:

A Field in England (2013)
Lackey: “This is going to be one of those movies where…you have to be, I think, in a certain mindset, or you have to be of a certain mindset…probably might help to be stoned, might not help to be stoned, I’m not really sure.”

Here Comes the Devil (2012)
Jori: “Maybe in my old age I’m becoming a prude, but, y’know…for all my stupid rape jokes, Rape Sloth jokes and everything, this movie probably had the most useless, pointless reasons for sex scenes and nudity I’ve ever seen.”

100 Monsters (1968)
The Drudgeon: “Y’know, follow what the old ways are, because you’re going to get fucked if you don’t.”

This month’s panel: Lackey, the Drudgeon, Jori, John Bruni, Zeb Carter

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John Bruni reviews GOTHIC

GOTHIC87 min., 1986
Directed by Ken Russell
My rating: ★★
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As long as you are a guest in my house, you’ll play my games.

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Doomsey reviews RE-ANIMATOR

RE-ANIMATOR86 min., 1985 (unrated version)
Directed by Stuart Gordon
My rating: ★★★
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The Evil Dead of HP Lovecraft.

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Robin Franson Pruter reviews THE VAMPIRE DIARIES S3E14: Dangerous Liasons

The Vampire DiariesOriginally broadcast February 9, 2012
Written by Caroline Dries
Directed by Chris Gismer
My rating: ★★★
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Giving the episode the benefit of the doubt.

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Robin Franson Pruter reviews WHITECHAPEL S1E02

WHITECHAPELOriginally broadcast February 9, 2009
Written by Ben Court & Caroline Ip
Directed by S.J. Clarkson
My rating: ★★
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Stuck in the middle.

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