They Must Be Destroyed On Sight!

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TMBDOS! Intermission #19: The Harry Dean Stand-in.

September 18th, 2017
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No regular episode this week, but Lee managed to work in an Intermission episode. What's he been doing, what's coming up on the podcast next, and what's on board for the month of October? All of this is covered as well as reviews of "Fracture" (2007), "Under the Shadow" (2016), and "Outland" (1981). There's also a brief mention of the death of Frank Vincent and a bit more talk about the death of Harry Dean Stanton.

"Fracture" IMDB

"Under the Shadow" IMDB 

"Outland" IMDB

City of the Dead podcast

Cinema Beef Podcast

Featured Music: "Hey Tonight" by Creedence Clearwater Revival; "That Feel" by Tom Waits; and "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain" by Harry Dean Stanton.

TMBDOS! Episode 104: “Re-Animator” (1985).

September 7th, 2017
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Lee and Daniel are back to finish-off this run of H.P. Lovecraft adaptations with a fairly in-depth discussion about Stuart Gordon's "Re-Animator" (1985). Also on deck are two short films: "The Call of Cthulhu" (2005) & "Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft" - the former being an adaptation of Lovecraft's story, done in the style of a 1920s-era silent film; the latter being both an adaptation of "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward", as well as an exploration of Lovecraft's themes and general thoughts behind what he wrote and why. Of course, the usual talk of what the hosts have been watching as of late is also here.

"Re-Animator" IMDB
"The Call of Cthulhu" IMDB
"Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft" IMDB
City of the Dead's episode on "Asylum"
Cinema Beef Podcast
Wrong With Authority's episode on "Martin" & "The Crazies"
The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society
The H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast

Featured Music: "Main Title" ("The Call of Cthulhu") by Ben Holbrook & "Prologue/Main Title" ("Re-Animator") by Richard Band.

Featured dialogue excerpts from "Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft".

Blood on the Tracks Episode 5: Werewolf Films.

August 31st, 2017
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Episode 5 of Blood on the Tracks features the hosting talents of TMBDOS!'s wild man himself, the last true wolf man of rock and roll, LEE VAN TEETH! Join ol' Lee as he guides you though some fine selections from the soundtracks and scores of his favourite werewolf films. Beware, listening to the wolfman has been known to get ear pussies preggers. Use protection: wear your flea collars!

Playlist:

--Main Theme from "Werewolves on Wheels" (1971) -- Don Gere
--Main Title from the unused score for "Wolfen" (1981) -- Craig Safan
--Making the Silver Bullet & Teamwork/Milt's Greenhouse from "Silver Bullet" (1985) -- Jay Chattaway
--Music Excerpts from "The Beast Must Die" (1974) -- Douglas Gamley
--Transformation, Doctor's Orders & End Title from "The Howling" (1981) -- Pino Donaggio
--Lycanthrope and Wulver from "Wolfcop" (2014) -- Shooting Guns
--The Boy and the Devil from "The Company of Wolves" (1984) -- George Fenton
--Main Title from "The Curse of the Werewolf" (1961) -- Benjamin Frankel
--Ginger Snaps Theme from "Ginger Snaps" (2000) -- Michael Shields
--Howling Theme from "The Howling 2: Your Sister Is a Werewolf" (1985) -- Steve Parsons & Babel

Opening and closing music: Downhill Decoy from "Danger Diabolik" by Ennio Morricone & Blonk Monster from "House by the Cemetery" by Walter Rizzati. Lee Van Teeth's theme: I'm the Wolf Man by Round Robin.

TMBDOS! Episode 103: “From Beyond” (1986).

August 21st, 2017
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Back for more Lovecraft-inspired weirdness this week, Lee and Daniel jump headfirst into the kinky, goo-covered Stuart Gordon adaptation "From Beyond" (1986). There's lots of conversation about how effectively the film adapts and branches out from the original source material, and if it manages to effectively balance the BDSM elements and special effects with Lovecraft's central themes. Lovecraft's own fears and thoughts on race and sexuality are also briefly talked about. Aside from that, some opening talk about what the hosts have watched is also included.

"From Beyond" IMDB

Slaughter Film's episode on "From Beyond"

Featured Music: "Main Title" by Richard Band.

TMBDOS! Episode 102: “The Resurrected” (1991).

August 13th, 2017
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Lee and Paul are back to check out another H.P. Lovecraft-inspired film. This time it's the fairly obscure "The Resurrected" (1991). Although this is a shorter than usual episode, the hosts go over how close the film does or does not stick to the source material , "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward", and Lee has added some clips of him reading short excerpts from the story.

"The Resurrected" IMDB

Featured Music: "Back From the Dead" by the Adverts; "Ain't No Grave" by Johnny Cash & "You Only Live Twice" by Nancy Sinatra.

TMBDOS! Episode 101: “Necronomicon” (1993).

August 7th, 2017
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Lee and Paul are here (but not really sober) this week to kick off a run of episodes looking at H. P. Lovecraft-inspired films. In this episode they check out the somewhat overlooked "Necronomicon" (1993). Does this horror anthology manage to live up to the lofty term "Lovecraftian"? Regardless, is it any good? Also covered: what they've watched as of late and/or purchased, and Paul SINGS for your entertainment. Yes, that's right.

"Necronomicon" IMDB

Featured Music: "Die, Die My Darling" by the Misfits and "Because The Dawn/Blood Theme" by Daniel Licht.

Blood on the Tracks Episode 4: Italian Horror.

July 31st, 2017
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Episode four of Blood on the Tracks takes a trip overseas to explore the land of Gialli, cannibals, Mario Bava, and Hollywood rip-offs. That's right, it's the vast landscape of Italian horror cinema. Lee found himself down another rabbit hole this month, making some difficult decisions on what did and did not manage to make the cut for the show. Put on some black gloves and a trenchcoat, badly dub your voice, and try not to impale your eyeballs on sharp objects.

Playlist:

--Main Theme from "Deep Red" (1975) -- Goblin
--Sighs from "Susperia" (1977) -- Goblin
--A Bay of Blood (Titles) from "A Bay of Blood" (1971) -- Stelvio Cipriani
--Too Risky A Day For A Regatta from "Tentacles" (1977) -- Stelvio Cipriani
--The Light from "The Antichrist" (1974) -- Ennio Morricone
--Main Title from "Zombi 2" (1979) -- Fabio Frizzi
--I Remember from "House by the Cemetery" (1981) -- Walter Rizzati
--Walt Monster End from "House by the Cemetery" (1981) -- Walter Rizzati
--Blonk Fascia from "House by the Cemetery" (1981) -- Walter Rizzati
--Main Theme from "Hell of the Living Dead" (1980) -- Luis Bacalov
--Sabba(Sequence 2) from "All the Colors of the Dark" (1972) -- Bruno Nicolai
--Main Title from "Cannibal Holocaust" (1980) -- Riz Ortolani

Opening and closing music: Downhill Decoy from "Danger Diabolik" by Ennio Morricone & Blonk Monster from "House by the Cemetery" by Walter Rizzati.

TMBDOS! Intermission #18.

July 20th, 2017
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Lee comes back with an intermission episode. In this episode he runs down what's been going on and what to expect from the podcast in the near future. He plugs three podcasts he's been listening to as of late, and then he moves on to give short reviews of two films he recently watched: "Hard Times" (1975) & "Who'll Stop the Rain" (1978). There's also a special guest appearance by Lee Van Teeth!

"Hard Times" IMDB
"Who'll Stop the Rain" IMDB

Hello from the Magic Tavern
The Grindbin Podcast
Wych vs the Doomsday Clock

Featured Music: "Dropout Boogie" by Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band; "Stop and Look (And You Have Found Love)" by The Delfonics; "May The Circle Remain Unbroken" by The 13th Floor Elevators; and "La Caccia" by Goblin.

TMBDOS! Episode 100: “Night of the Living Dead” (1968) Commentary.

July 10th, 2017
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They Must Be Destroyed On Sight! has finally reached 100 official episodes! To celebrate, Lee, Daniel and the returning Paul take a gander at the George Romero classic "Night of the Living Dead" (1968). It's a full-on drunken commentary for the film. While they are not sure if they provided any original insights, the hosts at least had a lot of fun sitting back and chatting about the film. Also, before watching the film, they cover a couple of pieces of listener feedback and talk a bit about what they've most enjoyed about the first 100 episodes, and which were their favourites.

For your convenience, you have the option of either listening to the official 100th episode, or you can download the stand-alone commentary track here. Or, if so inclined, you can watch the commentary track put over an existing copy of the film on Youtube here.

"Night of the Living Dead" IMDB

Featured Music: "Ghouls Night Out" & "Night of the Living Dead" by The Misfits.

They Must Be Destroyed On Sight! Commentary #3: “Night of the Living Dead” (1968).

July 10th, 2017
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This is the bare-bones commentary track for George A Romero's classic black & white horror film from 1968, "Night of the Living Dead". This track can also be found as part of our official 100th episode of TMBDOS!. This version is provided for the sake of convenience, so you can just jump right into the commentary. You can also listen to this track with an uploaded copy of the film on YouTube here.

"Night of the Living Dead" IMDB

TMBDOS! Episode 99: “Jackie Brown” (1997).

July 3rd, 2017
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Lee and Daniel have finally made it to the end of the podcast's extended series on crime films with a massive episode on Quentin Tarantino's 1997 adaptation of Elmore Leonard's crime novel "Rum Punch". That's right, time to talk some Pam Grier in "Jackie Brown"! Is it QT's best film? Is it the best modern era crime film? Is this Grier's best work? Is Spike Lee an ass for being critical of the liberal use of the dreaded "N" word? All of this and much more is discussed at length, including a longer-than-usual talk about what they've watched as of late. Forgive them, as it's been a while since they've recorded together, so there was a lot of catching up to do.

"Jackie Brown" IMDB

Featured Music: "Long Time Woman" by Pam Grier; "The Lion and the Cucumber" by The Vampire's Sound Incorporation; "Cissy Strut" by The Meters; and "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)" by The Delfonics.

Would you like to send in a message in text or .mp3 form for our upcoming 100th episode? Please feel free to pass it along to this email address: houglyreviews@gmail.com or leave a comment on our Facebook group

Blood on the Tracks Episode 3: Heavy Metal Horror.

June 26th, 2017
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It's the third episode of Blood on the Tracks, and this episode comes as a result of a poll Lee ran on the TMBDOS! Facebook page. The people voted for Heavy Metal Horror, so Lee went down a much deeper rabbit hole than he initially expected. Most of these tracks come from films that do feature heavy metal as part of the plot, but in some cases it's just films that are well-known for their metal soundtracks/scores. So make a devil sign; tell Gene Simmons to fuck off, because he doesn't own the rights to it; and come bang your head with Lee for an hour.

Note: Lee mentions that the film "Demons" (1985) contained a score from Claudio Simonetti using the Goblin name. This is an error: Simonetti is credited as himself for his work on that film.

Playlist:

--Stand Up from "Trick or Treat" (1986) -- Fastway
--We Go Rocking from "Blood Tracks" (1985) -- Easy Action
--Who Made Who from "Maximum Overdrive" (1986) -- AC/DC
--Devil's Son from "Hack-O-Lantern" (1988) -- D.C. La Croix
--Dream Warriors from "A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors" (1987) -- Dokken
--He's Back (The Man Behind the Mask) from "Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives" -- Alice Cooper
--Me Against the World from "Black Roses" (1988) -- Black Roses King Kobra
--Hellraiser from "Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth" (1992) -- Motorhead
--Let's Kill These Motherfuckers from "Deathgasm" (2015) -- Land of the Minotaur
--No Escape from "Opera" (1987) -- Norden Light
--Night Danger from "Demons" (1985) -- Pretty Maids
--We Accept the Challenge from "Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare" (1987) -- Thor

Opening and closing music: Downhill Decoy from "Danger Diabolik" by Ennio Morricone & Blonk Monster from "House by the Cemetery" by Walter Rizzati.

TMBDOS! Episode 98: “Zodiac” (2007).

June 5th, 2017
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Lee & Daniel are joined this week by the fantastic Mike Murphy of the Badasses, Boobs and Bodycounts podcast to talk about the 2007 David Fincher-directed "Zodiac". How accurate is it? Is it overrated? Does it work as a film as a whole? All these things and more are mulled over in this lengthy episode, including if the Zodiac was, in fact, Mike's dad. Also, Mike gets to play the Movie God Game, and the hosts talk about what they've watched as of late and respond to listener comments.

"Zodiac" IMDB

Check out Mike Murphy and the BBandBC right here.  

Daniel and Jack Graham's Wrong With Authority episode on "Zodiac" can be found here.  

Featured Music: "Trailer Park" by David Shire and "Hurdy Gurdy Man" by Donovan.

Blood on the Tracks Episode 2: Blaxploitation.

May 30th, 2017
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The second installment of Blood on the Tracks has arrived to make sure you don't get jived. Join Lee as he takes your ears on this show's initial trip down the funky, soulful and bumpy road of Blaxploitation soundtracks and scores. Be warned, that dreaded "N" word pops up a time or two.

Playlist:

--Sweetback's Theme from "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song" (1971) -- Melvin Van Peebles & Earth, Wind & Fire
--Pusherman & Freddie's Dead from "Superfly" (1972) -- Curtis Mayfield
--Mama's Dead & The Boss from "Black Caesar" (1973) -- James Brown
--Boss Nigger from "Boss Nigger" (1975) -- Terrible Tom (vocals); Mike Terry (orchestration); music and lyrics written by Leon Moore and Tom Nixon
--Nigger Rich from "Jive Turkey" (1974) -- Ernie Lee Banks
--Theme From Cleopatra Jones from "Cleopatra Jones" (1973) -- Joe Simon
--Escape from "Coffy" (1973) -- Roy Ayers
--Theme of Foxy Brown from "Foxy Brown" (1974) -- Willie Hutch
--Car Wash from "Car Wash" (1976) -- Rose Royce
--You've Got to Learn from "Ganja & Hess" (1973) -- Sam Waymon
--Across 110th Street from "Across 110th Street" (1972) -- Bobby Womack

Opening and closing music: Downhill Decoy from "Danger Diabolik" by Ennio Morricone & Blonk Monster from "House by the Cemetery" by Walter Rizzati.

TMBDOS! Episode 97: “Thief” (1981).

May 22nd, 2017
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This week Lee and Daniel break into Michael Mann's feature film debut, "Thief" (1981). Also covered: listener comments and what they've watched as of late.

"Thief" IMDB

Featured Music: "Igneous" by Tangerine Dream & "Confrontation" by Craig Safan.

TMBDOS! Episode 96: “The Police Serve the Citizens?” (1973) & “The Heroin Busters” (1977).

May 8th, 2017
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Lee and Daniel get closer to the end of this extend look at crime films by checking out two more Poliziotteschi films. First-up, they look at the mostly forgotten slow-burn from Romolo Guerrieri, "The Police Serve the Citizens?" (1973). Then they check out the action-packed Enzo G. Castellari film, "The Heroin Busters" (1977). Much of the talk of the latter surrounds Fabio Testi's amazing wardrobe and how the British have sex. Also: does your motorcycle have airbags? You might wish it did after listening to this conversation. What they've watched as of late, and listener comments are also covered.

"The Police Serve the Citizens?" IMDB

"The Heroin Busters" IMDB

Featured Music: "Main Theme" from "The Police Serve the Citizens?" by Luis Bacalov & "Main Titles" from "The Heroin Busters" by Goblin.

TMBDOS! Episode 95: “White Heat” (1949) & “Night and the City” (1950).

May 2nd, 2017
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Lee and Daniel are joined this week by their friend Kit Power, making his return in the guest host position, to cover the Raoul Walsh-directed "White Heat" (1949), starring James Cagney, and Jules Dassin's "Night and the City" (1950), starring Richard Widmark. 1940s iPods and dated 1990s references somehow make their way into the conversation. The hosts also cover what they have watched as of late.

"White Heat" IMDB
"Night and he City" IMDB

Listen to Daniel and Kit on the lastest episode of Wrong With Authority

Watching Robocop With Kit Power Podcast

Buy Kit Power's books

Support Kit Power's work on Pateron

Featured Music: "Five O'Clock Whistle" by Gene Irwin, Josef Myrow and Kim Gannon, performed by the Glenn Miller Orchestra & The theme from "Night and the City" by Benjamin Frankel.

Blood on the Tracks Episode 1: 1970s Crime and Thrillers.

April 30th, 2017
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Welcome to the first episode of Blood on the Tracks, a sub-podcast of TMBDOS!, devoted to celebrating and exploring film soundtracks and scores. A new episode will be available at the end of every month. These will mostly be solo-casts, thus they will be more akin to the Intermission episodes, but hopefully you'll be able to overlook the awkardness of the host trying to fill dead air and just enjoy the music.

Playlist:

--Gassenhauer from "Badlands" (1973) -- Carl Orff
--Suite from "Marathon Man" {Main Title (alternate); Resemble Diamonds/Fountain Appointment; Market Continuation; End Credits; Fountain Appointment (alternate)} (1976) -- Michael Small
--Theme from "Night Moves" (1975) -- Michael Small
--Main Title from "Dirty Harry" (1971) -- Lalo Schifrin
--Theme from "Serpico" (1973) -- Mikis Theodorakis
--Yellow Panic from "Three Days Of The Condor" (1975) -- Dave Grusin
--End Titles from "The French Connection" (1971) -- Don Ellis
--Opening Theme/Carter Takes a Train from "Get Carter" (1971) -- Roy Budd
--Main Title from "Breakout" (1975) -- Jerry Goldsmith
--Search; Rain Forest; and Betrayal (Sorcerer Theme) from "Sorcerer" (1977) -- Tangerine Dream

Opening and closing music: Downhill Decoy from "Danger Diabolik" by Ennio Morricone & Blonk Monster from "House by the Cemetery" by Walter Rizzati.

TMBDOS! Episode 94: “Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia” (1974).

April 23rd, 2017
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This week Lee and Daniel take a look at Sam Peckinpah's boozy crime/revenge tale, "Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia" (1974). Is it a late Peckinpah masterpiece, or is it just a mess? Also talked about: what they've watched as of late (including the new MST3K), and they read a couple of listener comments.

NOTE: there are a few audio glitches in this due to Skype being a prick. Sorry about that.

"Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia" IMDB

Featured Music: "Killer's Rhapsody" by Jerry Fielding.

TMBDOS! Episode 93: “The Driver” (1978) & “Drive” (2011).

April 11th, 2017
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Lee and Daniel continue their look at crime films. This week they tackle the lonely, quiet getaway drivers of "The Driver" (1978) and "Drive" (2011) in a big episode. They also cover what they've watched as of late and Lee announces an upcoming podcast that will be debuting under the TMBDOS! Radio banner at the end of the month. What's it going to be about? Well, here's a hint: this episode is filled with more soundtrack music than usual.

"The Driver" IMDB

"Drive" IMDB

Featured Music: "The Detective" by Michael Small; "Tick of the Clock" by The Chromatics; "Nightcall" by Kavinsky & Lovefoxxx; "A Real Hero" by College; and "Under Your Spell" by Desire.