Author: Shawn

Cult Film Club Episode 46 – Light of Day

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cultfilmclub/CFC_Episode_46_Light_of_Day.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn this episode of the Cult Film Club Shawn, Jaime and Paxton dig into the 1987 Michael J. Fox rock drama, Light of Day. Directed by Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver, American Gigolo) and co-staring Joan Jett, Light of Day was a commercial and critical failure, but we feel it deserves a closer look. So quit your job at the tray-stamping plant, buy an econo van and go on tour with us as we dig into a very overlooked gem. Listen now! http://traffic.libsyn.com/cultfilmclub/CFC_Episode_46_Light_of_Day.mp3 (Or right-click and save this file to download -> Cult Film...

Read More

Cult Film Club Episode 45 – Song of the South

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cultfilmclub/45_-_Song_of_the_South_1946.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn this episode of Cult Film Club Jaime, Shawn and Pax discuss the controversial Disney classic, Song of the South from 1946 starring James Baskett, Bobby Driscoll and Hattie McDaniel. Come find your Laughing Place as we talk about the film, the controversy, and the weird history of the film…   We discuss the mix of animation and live action, the music and of course the controversy surrounding the subject matter of the movie and why it has never been released on home video in North America. Listen now! http://traffic.libsyn.com/cultfilmclub/45_-_Song_of_the_South_1946.mp3 (Or right-click and...

Read More

Concession Stand – Gremlins 2

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cultfilmclub/CFC_Concession_Stand_Gremlins2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn this mini episode of the show we visit the Concession Stand to talk a bit about Gremlins 2.  After covering the first film on episode 43 of the show we also ended up talking about the sequel, but it was too much for one episode, and not enough for two.  So sit back as we have a short conversation about the sequel, Phoebe Cates’ horrible head gear, evolved Gremlins, Joe Dante’s penchant for making cartoon movies, and why the salad gremlin rules all. Listen now! http://traffic.libsyn.com/cultfilmclub/CFC_Concession_Stand_Gremlins2.mp3 (Or right-click and save this file...

Read More

Cult Film Club Episode 44: Labyrinth

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cultfilmclub/CFC_-_Episode_-_44_-_Labyrinth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn this episode of the Cult Film Club Jaime, Pax and Shawn are kicking off year five of the show by covering one of our favorite Henson fantasy flicks, Labyrinth from 1986. Though the film was a financial flop when it was released, it has become a cult hit over the past 30 years, to a point where it might just be one of Jim Henson’s most beloved films.  Starring Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, the film is a modern day fairy tale all about that awkward balance between dreams and reality and...

Read More

Gizmo and Stripe, BFFs

Last year I stumbled on a very weird cover of a German movie magazine called Cinema.  It was from 1984 and featured Gizmo and Stripe from the Gremlins on the cover.  Not sure that the artist really nailed the relationship between the two though.  What do you...

Read More