No Funny Tagline. This Film is Great.

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You’d better create a rock-solid alibi, because Le Samourai is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the DVD cover or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Sean “Hollywood” Hunting.

Review in a Nutshell: Suggested by listener Eric Barroso as part of the IndieGoGo campaign, Le Samourai is a minimalist French neo-noir crime drama from 1967. It’s an exquisitely composed film that is at once bleak, ambiguous, and wonderfully suspenseful.

Inescapable Fart Joke

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Put some underpants on your head and make silly voices,

because Master of Disguise is (probably not) the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film,

featuring Andrew from Collection-DX and The VEEF Show.

Review in a Nutshell:  Master of Disguise is a fascinating mess. It’s a comedy that isn’t funny. It’s a children’s movie filled with references that children wouldn’t understand. It’s a terrible film that all but killed Dana Carvey’s cinematic career, and yet I find it strangely compelling in a manner that is difficult to describe.

Bonus Content: Pony Doomsday

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Better late than never, it’s another pony round table with me, Neil, and Kara exploring the highs and lows of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Season 4. CLICK HERE or on the image above to download our review of the show.

Review in a Nutshell: This is a long one, nearly two hours of pony-related nerdiness, including an episode-by-episode breakdown of the entire season.

I apologize for the sound quality in this one; it was the first episode I recorded using the new recording method, and I still hadn’t quite figured out how to mix the levels while recording through Skype.

Jimmy Bobo’s Slow-Exploding Boat House

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Don’t let anyone remove the firing pin from your pistol, because Bullet to the Head is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Mom.

Review in a Nutshell: In terms of tone, narrative, and characterization, Bullet to the Head is an atavism – a throwback to an earlier time period. It’s also an unlikely hybrid of hard-boiled crime drama and buddy-cop action film. Some of it works, some of it doesn’t, but Bullet is worth examining if only to see how drastically modern film sensibilities have changed.

GME! Anime Fun Time #04 – Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust

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You were expecting Crusher Joe, but it was me, Vampire Hunter D(io)!

Terrible meme humor aside, July is coming to a close and we’d be remiss if we didn’t offer up another quivering slab of Anime Fun Time. This time Tom and I take a look at Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, a slick albeit strange theatrical film from 2000. In a movie filled with vampires, torso-wolves, mechanical horses, steampunk tanks, and ghost lasers, can a fun time be far behind? Click on the movie title or the DVD cover above to find out!

Final Thought:

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Ghost vampires are like the worst kind of vampire.

The Girl Who Loved Tony Jaa

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Taste the fury, because Chocolate (2008) is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film,

featuring Sean ‘Hollywood’ Hunting.

Review in a Nutshell: From the makers of Ong-Bak and The Protector, what I expected from Chocolate and what the movie delivered were two very different things. The central conceit is that the protagonist is an autistic girl with the ability to mimic any martial arts style she sees, but the film is much more dramatic than I anticipated, treating the challenges faced by family members with special needs with a surprising degree of dignity and respect.

Character Actors on Parade, aka Bruce Campbell was in This?

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Fire up your standard-issue telecommunications laser generators, because Congo is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film,

featuring Zac Bertschy from Anime News Network.

Review in a Nutshell: Congo is a spectacular sort of failure, the kind of bloated, would-be blockbuster that combines solid character acting with a ridiculous plot and questionable special effects. Opinions are divided on the quality of the ape suit work. Hey, wait. Bruce Campbell was in this?

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