This episode, it’s all about the Lady Marmalade(s)! The original, Patti LaBelle classic and the new(ish) Moulin Rouge cover version. There’s been a delay in episodes the last couple months as Joshua concentrated on his finals. But the next episode features two movies with “talking” animals! Everyone likes animals, Ryan Reynolds, Anna Kendrick, and Eric Roberts, right? That means… […]
This episode visits the works of screenwriter Dan O’Bannon. First is his work with John Carpenter, Dark Star, which they made mostly during their time at USC. Second is Alien, which came after O’Bannon’s stint on Jodorowsky’s Dune project. O’Bannon said that Alien is Dark Star as a horror movie. That, we’ll let you decide for yourself. If you’re more […]
And now, something fun for all you fans of 80’s hair bands and YouTube superstars! It’s time for a rundown on Mr. Big’s music video for “To Be With You” and Glove and Boots’ cover version “To Meh With You.” I love Glove and Boots. When they did their cover video, I thought it was the […]
The theme is failed promise, and we explore the creative geniuses behind to projects that never came to be in two documentaries: Lost in La Mancha and Jodorowsky’s Dune.
We had a lot of fun with these films, but there’s no denying that our lives are emptier because Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s version of Dune were never made. They probably never will be. They remain out of grasp–perfect in our minds, yet unrealized. And damn if that isn’t depressing.
Two short pieces that challenge our sanity. Adult Swim’s Too Many Cooks and Don Hertzfeldt’s Rejected begin our series of mini-episodes. We have a long time between our tent-pole episodes, and wanted more episodes to fill out our docket. Our answer was to create smaller-scale double bills. This is Brian Watson-Jones’ pick, so you can praise (blame) […]