This week step back to 1971 and meet one of the most iconic characters of the day, Billy Jack. With his kung fu moves and sense of justice, Billy was the perfect hero for those turbulent times. Plus new release news.
It's a listener request this week as we examine The Manchurian Candidate from 1962. Also new release news, celebrity deaths, and a quick review of The Banana Splits Movie.
This week we close out our Halloween horrors month with 2005's monsters in the underground cave saga, The Cave. We also discuss what's new in theaters and on home video and who we lost in the industry this last week which leads to a discussion of Days of Our Lives.
Here's a little something extra for your trick or treat pail, a bonus episode of Creatures From The Features discussing Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula in the 1931 Universal classic. Enjoy! Also thanks to Mattia Capelli for the CFTF theme music.
Our month of Halloween horror continues this week with Michael Dougherty's Trick R Treat. Also new release news and a tribute to Elijah Cummings and Bill Macy.
Our next entry in the annual Halloween Horror marathon is a lesser known cult classic, Pontypool. The whole crew is here for pre-show, but Garvis 3 and Kayla leave Brett and Garvis 2 to discuss the word virus zombie siege of Bruce McDonald's film. Plus new releases and a tribute to Robert Forster.
This time the CTC crew examines the 1960 French shocker, Eyes Without A Face in a bonus episode for our Halloween Horrors month. Plus Brett discusses Joker, the origin film for comics' most famous villain.
This week we have a listener request, Possum, which she described as being really bad and the worst. But is it? Or is Possum a very effective symbolic nightmare transferred to film? We watch and discuss. Also a tribute to Rip Taylor and Diahann Carroll and new release news.
Okay this was supposed to be episode 189 Hereditary, but a batch of squealing kittens that had been abandoned by their momma demanded some bottle feeding instead. Here's Brett's comments on several new releases and recently reviewed films as a companion piece to episode 188. Enjoy.
It's October and that means it's time to kick off our month of Halloween horror treats. Kicking us off is John Carpenter's classic The Thing. Based on the short story Who Goes There and the original movie The Thing From Another World, this one amps up the gore and the violence in a move that polarized audiences back in 1982. Also new release news.
Hey you guys, this week Kayla has us watch The Goonies. Also new release news and a tribute to Sid Haig.
This week there's a pledge pin on our podcast as we look at the classic frat comedy National Lampoon's Animal House. Plus new release news and all our regular features, plus a discussion of The Hulk in comics and the Saint Albans Mall Twin Cinemas.
Garvis 2 is flying solo again this week with a look at the newest film in the MIB franchise, Men In Black: International. We also talk about new releases and recent celebrity passings.
It's another week in the lava as the CTC crew compare Dante's Peak to last week's other Volcano movie. Plus new release news and celebrity obits including Valerie Harper and Terrance Dicks.
The heat of summer can't compare to the heat of hot lava as the CTC crew checks out Volcano. Plus new release news.
This week CTC takes a look back at the medieval action romance with modern rock music known as A Knight's Tale. Also we say goodbye to Peter Fonda and Richard Williams while also looking at the week's new releases.
After taking a week off CTC is back with the serial killer thriller The Mean Season. Also we have our new release news for home video and theaters.
CTC jumps back into the world of independent small to micro-budget films with Mike Finazzo's relationship examination Bored In The USA. Also new release news, celebrity obituaries, and a discussion of The Boys.
CTC is going back in the water to talk about Joe Dante's 1978 Jaws spoof Piranha. The toothy characters inspired a sequel from James Cameron and a remake from Alexandre Aja, director of Crawl. It's classic Roger Corman produced gold. Plus new release news.
This week the CTC crew dives in to a discussion of Jaws. Garvis2 recounts what it was like watching it in the theater on opening weekend while Garvis3 and Kayla discuss discovering it on TV and home video. Also new release news.
This week the CTC crew take a look at John Carpenter's classic suspense thriller Assault On Precinct 13. We also discuss new releases and celebrity deaths from the last week including a tribute to the late great Rip Torn.
For Independence Day weekend the CTC crew decided to take in The Patriot. We also discuss new releases and recent celebrity deaths and Garvis 2 reports on watching Avengers Endgame at the newly opened La Belle theater for only $4 a ticket.
This week Brett rejoins us to discuss Roger Corman's classic car race exploitation drive-in classic Death Race 2000. Plus new release news, celebrity deaths, and what have we watched recently. Also Brett tells us all about the Criterion channel.
There has been a race delay, a Death Race 2000 delay and after the discussion of what's new in home video and at theaters this week, Garvis 2 is flying solo with a review of the 1932 John Wayne western, The Big Stampede.