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Blood on the Tracks Episode 31: Bastard Alien(s) Part 2.

January 31st, 2020

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Lee returns for a second look at music from films inspired by "Alien" and "Aliens". While there are a billion of these rip-off films, Lee quickly discovered when attempting to source the music, most of these films just don't have available soundtracks/scores, and even the ones that do usually only come from sources of dubious quality. That equals a bit less music than usual, and more talking from Lee. We know you're thrilled!

--Suite from "The Killings at Outpost Zeta" (1980) --Robert Emenegger
--Afternoon of a Spawn & The Spawn Who Came in from the Cold from "The Deadly Spawn" (1983) --Michael Perilstein
--After Autopsy & Hypnosis from "Lifeforce" (1985) --Michael Kamen
--Introduction & Cruel System from "Lily C.A.T." (1987) --Akira Inoue
--Baby, You've Changed from "Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor" (1990) --John Gray & Peter M. Stoller
--End Theme from "Critters 4" (1992) --Peter Manning Robinson
--Underwater Grave/The Saipan from "Deep Rising" (1998) --Jerry Goldsmith
--The Gauntlet from "Pitch Black" (2000) --Graeme Revell
--Doom from "Doom" (2005) --Clint Mansell

Opening and closing music: End Title from "Horror Express" by John Cacavas & In Un Altro Bar from "Revolver" by Ennio Morricone.

TMBDOS! Episode 192: “Broken Blossoms” (1919) & “Within Our Gates” (1920).

January 27th, 2020

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Lee and Daniel return to look at some more silent films. This week it's two very notable examples of early films dealing with race relations. First off it's D.W. Griffith's "Broken Blossoms" (1919), and then they tackle Oscar Micheaux's "Within Our Gates" (1920). How drunk does Lee have to get in this recording in order to handle some of the awful things that pop up in both films? Topics include Griffith's legacy and the importance of films that are well-made, but clearly still racist as fuck; Lillian Gish's acting chops; yellowface; Micheaux being critical of ideas from fellow Blacks about their place in America in his day; and how we give you, the listener, the audio "long sex". What we've watched recently and listener comments are also gone over.

"Broken Blossoms" IMDB

"Within Our Gates" IMDB

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Featured Music: "Redrum" & "Knife Chase" by Tom Waits; "White Blossom" by D.W. Griffith; and "Alabama" by Neil Young.

TMBDOS! Episode 191: “The Perils of Pauline” (1914).

January 20th, 2020

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Lee and Daniel are back with more silent film this week. This time they tackle the surviving version of "The Perils of Pauline" (1914), which is a series that's famous for establishing tropes it actually had little or nothing to do with, like the cliffhanger. Repetitive plots; fun stunt work; silly women wanting agency; blackface; and strange family relations are just a few of the topics brought up in this one. The hosts also cover a listener comment and what they've been watching as of late.

"The Perils of Pauline" IMDB

A great review of "The Perils of Pauline" by Movies Silently

Featured Music: "Hold on, I'm Comin'" by Sam & Dave; "You Keep Me Hangin' On" by The Supremes; and "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Postmodern Jukebox.

Cape Sh!t Episode 8: “Thor: The Dark World” (2013).

January 17th, 2020

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Dan, Lee, Kerry and Greg are back to talk about the much-maligned second Thor film, "Thor: The Dark World" (2013). For a film that was plagued with many production problems, is there anything worth praising in it? Talk of space elves, long shafts, and red space splooge are just a few of the things touched upon in this episode.

"Thor: The Dark World" IMDB 

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TMBDOS! Episode 190: “A Trip to the Moon” (1902); “The Great Train Robbery” (1903); & “The Airship Destroyer” (1909).

January 13th, 2020

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In this episode Lee and Daniel talk about three short silent films from the 1900s - two of which, at the very least, are considered highly influential classic of cinema. The films are "A Trip to the Moon" (1902); "The Great Train Robbery" (1903); and "The Airship Destroyer" (1909). Some brief background information about what film was and how it was watched in this era is covered, before getting into a fun conversation about the merits and limitations of these three pioneers of what we all know to be film today.

"A Trip to the Moon" IMDB

"The Great Train Robbery" IMDB

"The Airship Destroyer" IMDB

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Featured Music: "Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones and Billy Murray; "Railroad Bill" by Walt Robertson; and "Child of the Moon" by The Rolling Stones.

TMBDOS! Episode 189: “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (2019).

January 6th, 2020

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Lee and Daniel take a quick detour from their plans for 2020, which is to cover film selections from the 1900s to the 2010s in chronological order, in order to break down Quentin Tarantino's latest film "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" (2019). Both hosts come in to this one with some different views on the film, which makes for a fun chat. Also covered: listener comments and what the hosts have watched as of late.

"Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" IMDB

"'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' | Tarantino at his Most Meta"

Featured Music: "Ready for Action" by Syd Dale; "Snoopy vs. The Red Baron" by The Royal Guardsmen; "Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show" by Neil Diamond; and "Son of a Lovin' Man" by the Buchanan Brothers.

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