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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".

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.

TMBDOS! Episode 86: “Midnight” (1982) & “Don’t Go in the House” (1979).

January 16th, 2017
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Finally sitting down to do an episode that was planned months beforehand, Lee and Paul chat about John Russo's "Midnight" (1982) & Joseph Ellison's "Don't Go in the House" (1979). Paul also chats a bit about his time attending the 2016 Living Dead Weekend and the people he talked to at the event, including Russo himself. This one is pretty loose and lacking fucks, as both hosts are drunk, but it's generally a pretty fun conversation, and they do try to review the films. What more can you ask for on a free podcast? NOTHING! That's what.

"Midnight" IMDB

"Don't Go in the House" IMDB

The Living Dead Weekend

The Living Dead Museum

Featured Music: "Midnight" by Quintessence & "Fire" by Arthur Brown.

TMBDOS! Episode 84: The Best Things We Watched in 2016.

December 30th, 2016
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The year of 2016 is over, so time to talk about what movies the hosts liked best! Like in previous best-of episodes, Lee and Daniel come together to talk about the best films they've watched for the first time in the year, not strictly just films from that year. Lee failed to realise that he had a top eleven instead of a top ten. Daniel also has a short list of performances he enjoyed from first-time watches this past year. This is a very casual and lightly edited episode, not quite up to our usual shitty standards, but the conversation is quite fun. TMBDOS! wishes all of our listeners a happy new year. Stay safe. Be good. Well, not too good, but you get our drift.

Lee's Best of 2016:

Honourable Mentions:

"Zero Effect"
"I Am Thor"
"The Witch"

Main List:

"I Am Not a Serial Killer"
"To Live and Die in L.A."
"The Driver"
"Stridulum"/"The Visitor"
"Hush"
"Green Room"
"Hell or High Water"
"Rolling Thunder"
"We Are still Here"
"Bad Day at Black Rock"
"The Long Goodbye"

Daniel's Best of 2016:

Honourable Mentions:

"The Hateful Eight"
"Stridulum"/"The Visitor"
"Gas Pump Girls"

Main List:

"The Big Sleep"
"Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice"
"The Driver"
"Four of the Apocalypse"
"Green Room"
"Hangover Square"
"Mystery Road"
"Night Moves"
"Nosferatu the Vampyre"
"The Rover"

Featured Music: "Princes of the Universe" by Queen.

TMBDOS! Episode 83: “Q - The Winged Serpent” (1982).

December 19th, 2016
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What echos the Christmas/Holiday season better than "Q - The Winged Serpent" (1982)? If there's anything more fitting, Lee and Daniel don't want to know about it. Yes, this week they tackle Larry Cohen's low-budget throw-back to the great 1950s monster films, discuss what they've watched as of late, and respond to an abundance of listener feedback.

"Q - The Winged Serpent" IMDB

Featured Music: "Witchdoctor's Revenge" & "Q Main Title" by Robert O. Ragland.

TMBDOS! Episode 82: “Halloween III: Season of the Witch” (1982) & “Night of the Creeps” (1986).

December 12th, 2016
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This week Paul returns to join Lee in a quick and fairly casual chat about "Halloween III: Season of the Witch" (1982) and "Night of the Creeps" (1986). That's right, it's Tom Atkins times two this week. What they've watched as of late and listener comments are also covered. It should be noted that the audio quality isn't great this time out. Lee had his mic turned up in the Google+ Hangout they recorded in by mistake, so Paul comes in a bit low in the mix. Apologies in advance. 

"Halloween III: Season of the Witch" IMDB

"Night of the Creeps" IMDB

Featured Music: "Chariots of Pumpkins" & "Silver Shamrock Commercial" by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth; "Bongo Rock" by Preston Epps; and "The Stroll" by The Diamonds.

TMBDOS! Episode 80: The “Iron Eagle” Franchise.

November 14th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel are back and are joined by special guest host Gary Hill, the prolific podcaster of Cinema Beef fame, to take a look at the Louis Gossett Jr.-helmed four-film "Iron Eagle" franchise. How much booty shakin' Louis Gossett Jr. talk can they cram into one episode? Tune in to find out! Also, Gary plays the THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE... FILMOGRAPHY game, and the hosts talk about what they've watched, and cover listener comments.

"Iron Eagle" IMDB

"Iron Eagle 2" IMDB 

"Aces: Iron Eagle 3" IMDB

"Iron Eagle on the Attack" IMDB

Daniel's commentary for "Terminator 2" with Kit Power

Daniel's episode of Oi! Spaceman "Discussing Trumpism"

Gary Hill can be found at:

Cinema Beef

Cinema Beer on Facebook

Cinema Beef on Twitter

Two Drink Minimum Commentaries

Sloppy Seconds Podcast

Twitter

Featured Music: "Gimmie Some Lovin'" by The Spencer Davis Group and "Road of the Gypsy" by Adrenalin.

TMBDOS! Episode 79: “Nosferatu” (1922 & 1979).

October 22nd, 2016
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To cap off the official episodes for October of 2016 Lee and Daniel are joined by their friend Jack Graham of Shabogan Graffiti to discuss, in-depth, both the original 1922 silent vampire classic "Nosferatu", directed by F.W. Murnau, as well as the 1979 remake, directed by Werner Herzog. Just how German expressionist is the original anyway? What version of the original should one seek out? Is the remake an improvement on the original? How many bad vampire puns can the hosts make before even they get tired of it? Tune in to have these questions answered and to hear about what they've watched as of late; cover listener comments; and for a brief announcement on the schedule of the podcast going forward after this month.

Jack Graham at Shabogan Graffiti

Nosferatu: The Ultimate Blu-ray and DVD Guide

"Nosferatu: The First Vampire" (with Type O Negative soundtrack & David Carradine intro) 
 
"Nosferatu" IMDB

"Nosferatu the Vampyre" IMDB

Featured Music: "Nosferatu (Main Theme)" by Hans Erdmann; "Nosferatu - Overture - Omens of Nosferatu" by James Bernard; "Brüder Des Schattens" & "To a Little Way" by Popol Vuh; and "Zinskaro" by Vokal Ansambl Gordela.

TMBDOS! Episode 78: “The Skull” (1965) & “Theatre of Blood” (1973).

October 17th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel are joined this week by their friend and fellow podcaster James Murphy from the excellent Pex Lives podcast to cover the somewhat over-looked Amicus classic "The Skull" (1965), as well as one of the most beloved Vincent Price films, "Theatre of Blood" (1973). Some small tangents pop up and the hosts also cover listener comments and what they've watched as of late. 

"The Skull" IMDB

"Theatre of Blood" IMDB

Catch James Murphy on the Pex Lives podcast

Featured Music: "Theatre of Blood" by Michael J. Lewis.

TMBDOS! Episode 75: “The Great Silence” (1968).

September 26th, 2016
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Lee, Daniel and Paul are back to tackle one of the greatest films in the Spaghetti Western genre (and one of the most depressing), in Sergio Corbucci's "The Great Silence". Listener comments and what they've watched as of late are also briefly touched upon in this briefer than usual episode. Make no mistake, however: a lot is discussed in regards to the film itself.

"The Great Silence" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063032/combined

Featured Music: "Barbara e Tagliente" & "Il Grande Silenzio (Restless)" by Ennio Morricone.

TMBDOS! Episode 71: “Johnny Mnemonic” (1995) & “Starship Troopers” (1997).

August 28th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel return for the last episode before jumping into their first look at Spaghetti Westerns on the podcast with two 1990s sci-fi films. First up is the Keanu Reeves cyberpunk action film "Johnny Mnemonic" (1995) and then it's the gung-ho space marine satire "Starship Troopers" (1997). They touch on how dated 1990s films seem today; Reeves as an actor, and just how much storage space there might actually be in his brain; space Nazis; and they often drift off into talk about how much they love Dina Meyer, who stars in both films. 

"Johnny Mnemonic" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113481/combined

"Starship Troopers" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120201/combined

Featured music: "Memory Johnny" by Black Rain & "Klendathu Drop" by Basil Poledouris.

TMBDOS! Episode 70: “Tommy” (1975) & “Parents” (1989).

August 10th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel are taking a couple-episode break before jumping in to what will be an extensive Spaghetti Western series. For this episode they are joined by their friend, fellow podcaster, musician, and published writer Kit Power, who suggested the two films for review this time: "Tommy" (1975) & "Parents" (1989). Because this was recorded a bit later in the week and way much earlier in the day than what Lee and Dan are used to, the whisky hits them much harder. They fully blame Kit for this, BTW. At any rate, the conversation goes deep in to both films, and a lot of both fun and serious issues are brought up. This might be one of the best of all time for the podcast when it's all said and done, even if there's a few audio glitches here and there (sorry for that, but it's nowhere near un-listenable). Also covered: listener comments & what they've watched as of late, and Kit get's to answer the One Actor's Filmography desert island question.

"Tommy" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073812/combined

"Parents" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098068/combined

Kit Power can be found in these places:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Kit-Power/e/B00K6J438K

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KitGonzo

Watching Robocop With Kit Power Podcast: http://talkingrobocop.libsyn.com/

Ginger Nuts of Horror: http://www.gingernutsofhorror.com/index.html

His band The Disciples of Gonzo on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/disciplesofgonzo

Featured music: "I'm Free" by The Who & "Cerezo Rosa" by Perez Prado.

TMBDOS! Episode 63: “Robocop 2″ (1990) & “Predator 2″ (1990).

June 21st, 2016
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This week Lee and Daniel end their sci-fi break by looking at two big action/sci-fi sequels from 1990, "Robocop 2" and "Predator 2". Their long lost co-host Paul finally returns for the "Predator 2" portion of the podcast. Also covered: listener comments and what they've been watching as of late.

"Robocop 2": http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100502/combined

"Predator 2":
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100403/combined

Featured music: "Rico Suave" by Gerardo.

TMBDOS! Episode 62: “Slither” (2006).

June 6th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel are back for their second-to-last entry into their sci-fi break before getting back into the sex comedy groove. This time out they review James Gunn's horror/sci-fi comedy "Slither", from 2006. Before they get to that they converse about the differences between American and Canadian junk food, answer listener questions, and talk about what they've watched as of late.

Slither IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0439815/combined

"2001: A Space Odyssey - Discerning Themes through Score and Imagery": http://undergroundresearchinitiative.blogspot.ca/2013/07/2001-space-odyssey-evoking-theme-by.html

Pex Lives start of their look at Westerns: http://pexlives.libsyn.com/32-the-gunfighters-or-prey-to-every-clich-ridden-convention-of-the-american-west

Daniel and Shana at Eruditorum Press: http://www.eruditorumpress.com/blog/author/daniel/

Featured Music: "The Meat" by Deadbolt & "Baby, I Love You" by The Yahoos.

TMBDOS! Episode 60: “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968) & “2010: The Year We Make Contact” (1984).

May 9th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel are back for the first episode of a three episode sci-fi break before moving on to continue their sex comedy series they started last year. Since they'll be jumping right back into tits and other adult low brow content, they decided to get really damn high brow and look at what is considered one of the greatest films ever made... and it's not-so-loved sequel. In this episode they look at Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey" from 1968, and then Peter Hyams' 1984 sequel "2010: The Year We Make Contact". A lot of the conversation revolves around comparing the books to the films; Lee and Daniel's personal connections to the films and their source material; how the sequel stacks up to the original film; and how dated these films feel in the post 2010 world of today. There is no pretense here about covering every aspect of the films, as there's already been far too much written and said about just the production of "2001" alone. Lee and Daniel do try to touch on every aspect of both films to some degree, but the conversation is far more casual than it is scholarly.

"2001: A Space Odyssey": http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062622/combined

"2010: The Year We Make Contact": http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086837/combined

Zero Gravity Toilet Instructions: http://www.ee.ryerson.ca/~elf/aso/zeroGtoilet.html

Featured Music:
"Also sprach Zarathustra" by Richard Strauss; "Lux Aeterna" by Gyorgy Ligeti; "The Blue Danube" by Johann Strauss; and "Daisy Bell" by Harry Dacre, performed by the IBM 7094 computer.

They Must Be Destroyed On Sight! Episode 50: George A. Romero’s “Dawn of the Dead” (1978).

February 14th, 2016
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This is it, TMBDOS has finally made it to fifty official episodes, and now it's time for Lee, Daniel and Paul to tackle the film that provided this humble bit of audio nonsense its name and mascot. Yes, George A. Romero's zombie classic "Dawn of the Dead" is reviewed in exhausting detail, peppering in some music clips and sound bites for good measure. Sadly Paul could not join in on the recording during the planned Friday night, so after covering the film on that night, Lee and Daniel came back on Saturday night to continue the conversation with Paul. As a native of Pennsylvania, Paul has some unique insights about the production and what the film means to the local area and the people there to this day. Also covered: the film "Mystery Road" from 2013, that Daniel had recommended in last week's episode, which essentially turns into a mini review of its own. If you've got 2 hours and 43 minutes to kill, this episode might be for you. (Note: Due to the addition of musical cues, the actual conversation does not start until about seven minutes into the podcast).


Featured Music: "L'alba Dei Morti Vivent", "Zombi", "Safari" by Goblin; "Cause I'm a Man" by The Pretty Things; and "The Gonk" from the De Wolfe Music Libary.

TMBDOS! Episode 48: “Taste the Blood of Dracula” (1970) & “Horror Express” (1972).

January 25th, 2016
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This week Lee and Daniel take a look at two interesting horror gems from the early 1970s. First off it's the fifth film in the Hammer Dracula cycle, 1970's "Taste the Blood of Dracula", directed by Peter Sasdy. Then they look at a film that has more than a little in common with John W. Campbell, Jr.'s "Who Goes There?" (better known by most from its other big screen adaptations "The Thing from Another World" and "John Carpenter's The Thing"). The film in question is the lesser known Spanish Hammer-like production, "Horror Express" from 1972, directed by Eugenio Martín. Also covered: what the hosts have watched in the last little while.


Featured Music: "End Titles" by John Cacavas.

TMBDOS! Episode 47: “She Killed in Ecstasy” & “A Virgin Among the Living Dead”.

January 18th, 2016
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Lee, Daniel, and Paul are back for another visit with the films of Jess Franco as they take a look at 1971's erotic revenge film "She Killed in Ecstasy" and the much-abused sexed-up gothic horror "A Virgin Among the Living Dead", from 1973. Also covered: listener comments and what the hosts have watched as of late.


Featured Music: 
"Una Vergine Tra I Morti Viventi – Sequence 22" by Bruno Nicolai & "Kamasutra" by Manfred Hubler & Siegfred Schwab.