Solarbabies

Mel Brooks is most famous for his series of movie genre parodies. Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Spaceballs, and many more. Throughout the 80’s, though, he also produced several films under the banner of Brooksfilms. This included a diverse batch of movies including The Elephant Man, The Fly, and My Favorite Year. And then there was…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 86: The Last of Sheila

The new episode of the Forgotten Filmcast is here! This time, Todd is joined by Sean Homrig from the 1001 Movies Podcast to discuss a film written by Anthony Perkins and Stephen Sondheim…1973’s The Last of Sheila. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: 1001 Movies Podcast Movies Discussed: The Last of Sheila…

Walt Sent Me Episode 71: Con Air

On the new episode of Walt Sent Me, Todd and Kristen hop a plane filled with a bunch of convicts for their discussion of the 1997 Touchstone release Con Air. They also look at a 1944 Donald Duck short, The Plastics Inventor. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 85: Clockwise

On the new episode of the Forgotten Filmcast Todd is joined by Jay Cluitt from Life vs. Film to discuss Monty Python’s own John Cleese in 1986’s Clockwise. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Life vs Film Jay on Twitter The LAMB Movies Discussed: Clockwise Fierce Creatures The Rise and Rise of…

Up the Sandbox

When asked what my favorite film of all time is, the answer is quite simple…The Empire Strikes Back. As a kid, of course, I didn’t realize that Empire was not directed by George Lucas. He turned the reigns over to Irvin Kershner, a seasoned director but not exactly a big name. Despite being such a…

Reform School Girls

There are a lot of dark corners to the human brain. Somewhere back there is the part that has a fascination with women behind bars. The “Women in Prison” genre has long been a favorite of B-movie producers. Producer/director Roger Corman certainly put out his share of these films. So it seems only fitting that…

Walt Sent Me Episode 70: Mighty Aphrodite

On the new episode of Walt Sent Me, Todd and Kristen examine Woody Allen’s 1995 comedy Mighty Aphrodiate, featuring an Academy Award winning performance from Mira Sorvino.  They also discuss the 1941 Mickey Mouse short subject Nifty Nineties. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen