Slasher Month #3: BLOOD RAGE (1986)

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The final week of slasher month leads us to the 1986 Thanksgiving classic (?) BLOOD RAGE! That ain’t cranberry sauce!

Join us as we review the film, we discuss the power of a good haircut, Brennan gets confused by the IMDb page for Mary Hartman Mary Hartman, and Sergio gets grossed out! Also, in this episode we merge our normal exit exam content into our closing remarks.

Ten Word Reviews: Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes, The Amityville Curse, Amityville 1992: It’s About Time, Amityville: A New Generation, Amityville Dollhouse, First They Killed My Father

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me

Slasher Month #2: SLEEPAWAY CAMP III: TEENAGE WASTELAND (1989)

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Slasher month continues on its merry way through the woods with the third entry in a campsite slasher stalwart: SLEEPAWAY CAMP III: TEENAGE WASTELAND

Join us as we review the film, discuss how much it’s weirdly different from Part II which was filmed at the same time, Brennan gets interrupted by dogs a whole bunch, and Sergio takes the lead in reading the plot! Stick around for the credits to hear our rendition of the Pamela Springsteen classic “I’m a Happy Camper”!

Ten Word Reviews: It (2017), Something Like Summer, Sister Act

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me 

Slasher Month #1: SLEEPAWAY CAMP II: UNHAPPY CAMPERS (1988)

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We start slasher month proper off with another follow-up episode! Shannon and Brennan did the original, so we’re checking out 1988’s SLEEPAWAY CAMP II: UNHAPPY CAMPERS!

Join us as we review the film, Brennan discovers a sinister Breakfast Club secret, and Sergio performs a reading from Infinite Jest.

Ten Word Reviews: Girls Trip, The Big Sick, Snatched

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me

Musical Month #4: ROCKULA (1990)

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Our most obscure horror musical yet is the 1990 oddity ROCKULA! What could possibly go wrong, given that title?

Join us as we review the film, Brennan brings fun facts about the entire cast, Sergio suggests some solid stripper names, and everybody falls in love with Dean Cameron’s eyebrows.

Ten Word Reviews: The Graduate, Annabelle: Creation, Psycho

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me

Musical Month #3: PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE (1974)

The energy is BACK, y’all! Week 3 of Musical Month brings the magic back with Brian De Palma’s weirdo 1974 epic PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE!

Join us as we review the film, Brennan hosts a unit on the history of Jessica Harper, Sergio gets very confused, and we discuss all the happiest ways to say “Nein!”

Ten Word Reviews: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Sleepaway Camp, To the Bone, Killer Condom

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me

Musical Month #2: REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA (2008)

Remember all that excited energy that musical month brought to the show last week? Well, that’s gone now, because we watched REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA, and we’re not in eighth grade, so it didn’t really do it for us.

Join us as we review the film, Brennan finds ways to compare it to both Music Man and King Lear, Sergio finds more ways to dilute the meaning of “effects,” and host a vigorous debate about Paris Hilton.

Ten Word Reviews: Colossal, Gifted, Cabaret, Primary Colors

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me

Brennan's Birthday Bonus: The New Twilight Zone S1E1 "Shatterday/A Little Peace and Quiet"

It’s Brennan’s birthday today, so we’re celebrating with a little Wes Craven magic! Because he’s already seen every theatrical Craven film, we’re diving deep into the first episode of the 80’s Twilight Zone reboot, which Craven directed.

Join us (and special guest Shannon!) as we review the segments “Shatterday” and “A Little Peace and Quiet,” argue over our GHOSTBUSTERS episode, and learn how our little Shannon is blossoming up in Seattle!

Ten Word Reviews: Wonder Woman, Quantico Season 1

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me 

Musical Month #1: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1986)

Musical month has finally begun and Brennan is AMPED! We start off with what is arguably the best movie musical ever created (Sergio might argue against that): LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!

Join us as we review the film, hear stories from Brennan’s high school musical theater days, and have Sergio suffer through Brennan’s sickly renditions of as many Little Shop songs as possible. This movie needs love, and it gets more than enough!

Ten Word Reviews: West Side Story, Cruising, Bad Moms

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me

R.I.P. George A. Romero: LAND OF THE DEAD (2005)

In lieu of the final week of Anniversary month, we are honoring the legacy of the dearly departed George A. Romero by covering his film LAND OF THE DEAD.

Join us as we discuss the career of the grandaddy of the zombie film, review LAND OF THE DEAD, and go through our favorite gory moments!

Ten Word Reviews: Amityville II: The Possession, Despicable Me 3, Amityville 3-D

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me

Anniversary Month #3: TALES FROM THE CRYPT: BORDELLO OF BLOOD (1996)

For the third week of Anniversary month, we’re revisiting the follow-up to the a spooky delight - TALES FROM THE CRYPT: BORDELLO OF BLOOD!

Join us as we review the film, compare it to its sister project DEMON KNIGHT (which we reviewed in January), and make as many puns as Sergio’s poor little heart can handle!

Ten Word Reviews: Primary Colors, The Lincoln Lawyer, Austenland, Jaws 2, Jaws 3-D, Jaws: The Revenge

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me

Anniversary Month #2: ORPHAN (2009)

For the second week of Anniversary Month, we’re reviewing a film we missed during our Dark Castle month: 2009’s ORPHAN!

Join us as we review the film and rant about Ryan Reynolds’ immoral behavior in DEFINITELY MAYBE, the Orphan’s terrible grandma, and basically anything that comes to mind. This is a very rant-heavy episode, to be honest.

Ten Word Reviews: Baby Driver, Playing It Cool, Definitely Maybe

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me 

Anniversary Month #1: LET ME IN (2010)

For the first week of Anniversary Month, we’re checking back in on one of the very first films we reviewed this year: LET THE RIGHT ONE IN’s American remake, LET ME IN!

Join us as we review the film and discuss transplanting the story to New Mexico in the 80’s, Charlie Brown parents, and 13-ish reasons why Sergio loved 13 Reasons Why!

Ten Word Reviews: The Amityville Horror, Rough Night, The Book of Henry

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me 

Aquatic Horror Month #4: ORCA: THE KILLER WHALE (1977)

Aquatic Horror Month is winding down, and as we remove our flippers let’s review the final film of the month: 1977’s ORCA: THE KILLER WHALE!

Join us as we discuss the movie, Liam Neeson whales, and stick around at the end for a little intro to Pod People’s newest show!

Ten Word Reviews: The Great Wall, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, It Comes At Night

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me 

Aquatic Horror Month #3: DEAD CALM (1989)

For the third week of Aquatic Horror month, we take to the open water with the 1989 Aussie thriller DEAD CALM!

Join us as we review the film, discuss Billy Zane’s extremely comforting and friendly filmography, and debut our new theme song!

Our theme music is “A Beat for You” by Pseudo Echo. You can find more episodes of this show and others at podpeople.me

Aquatic Horror Month #1: JAWS (1975)

It’s summertime and the dyin’ is easy! Put on your swim fins and prepare for a dip in Amity Bay with JAWS!

Join us as we review the 1975 Spielberg flick, dissect the man, the myth, the cartoon that is Quint, and make comments that are more than a little bit controversial about a minted classic. Even Brennan himself gets upset at some of the things he says.

Giallo Month #4: YOUR VICE IS A LOCKED ROOM, AND ONLY I HAVE THE KEY (1972)

For the final week of the increasingly interestingly-titled giallo month, we visit the 1972 flick YOUR VICE IS A LOCKED ROOM, AND ONLY I HAVE THE KEY!

Join us as we review the film, which was directed by co-host namesake Sergio Martino. We also try to wrap our heads around the serpentine plot, compare it to the source material (Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Black Cat”), and discuss everyone’s new favorite character: the Jim Henson Trash Lady!

Giallo Month #3: DELIRIUM: PHOTOS OF GLORIA (1987)

For the third week of giallo month, we visit Lamberto Bava’s 1987 flick DELIRIUM: PHOTOS OF GLORIA, one of the very last entries in the giallo cycle!

Join us as we review the film, discuss boobs for a solid fifteen minutes, and learn if the 80’s will treat Sergio any better than the 70’s!