Tuesday, October 31, 2023

223 | Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)

Happy Halloween! Michael, Rob, Pax, and Becky finish the Underworld films with a visit to the ice vampires as they talk about whether Blood Wars is a satisfying conclusion to the series.

Monday, October 30, 2023

222 | Underworld: Awakening (2012)

Michael, Rob, Pax, and Becky return to the main Underworld timeline to briefly check on the Underworld: Endless War animated shorts before seeing what happens when humanity discovers the existence of vampires and werewolves in Underworld: Awakening.

Friday, October 27, 2023

221 | Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)

Michael, Rob, Pax, and Becky travel back in time to the Dark Ages to witness how the war between the Underworld werewolves and vampires began. And whether the lack of Kate Beckinsale at all affects their enjoyment of this prequel to the previous two films.

Thursday, October 26, 2023

220 | Underworld: Evolution (2006)

Michael, Rob, Pax, and Becky return to a look at the second Underworld film to see how well it deals with the awakening of Marcus from the end of the previous movie, adds to the world of the series, and develops Selene's relationship with Michael Corvin.

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

219 | Underworld (2003)

Michael, Rob, Pax, and Becky Tyler are talking about the Underworld movies in this week leading up to Halloween. Starting, logically enough, with the first one starring Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Sheen, and Bill Nighy. It's an old favorite for some of the panel, a second look for one, and a brand new experience for yet another.

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

218 | After Dinner Lounge – Collarbone

Michael, Rob, and Pax wrap up this month's Lounge with conversations about shark movies, ZZ Top, The Fall of the House of Usher, Ahsoka, Only Murders in the Building, After Party, “buying” digital movies, Haunted Mansion, Us, To Be or Not To Be: A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North, finishing the Harry Potter series, Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss, Totally Killer, the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina TV series, From Dusk Till Dawn sequels, Batman ‘66, Black Mirror, favorite museums, Reservation Dogs, The Changeling, the Criterion Channel, The Creator, The Pope’s Exorcist, It Lives Inside, and No One Will Save You.

Monday, October 23, 2023

217 | After Dinner Lounge – You Really Stokered That Up

Michael, Rob, and Pax gather again in the Lounge to talk about things they hate (and their tolerance for people who like them), favorite comics artists, re-visiting favorite art vs seeking out new art, appearing in documentaries, The Classified Dossier: Sherlock Holmes and Count Dracula by Christian Klaver, Edgar Allan Poe, Joe Hill, James Bond comics, high school reunions, the surprising relevance of gothic stories to modern society, Jason X: The Experiment by Pat Cadigan, and The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay.

Monday, October 16, 2023

216 | The After Lunch Screaming Service

Michael and Rob welcome Joanna from Bloody Popcorn and Shawn Robare to create a horror-themed streaming service. Each panelist controls a sub-channel that includes 5 favorite horror films, 5 favorite horror-related TV series, and an original series created by the panelist themself. Listen and see if your favorites are available!

(Special thanks to Shawn for the name: 'screaming service'.)

Monday, October 9, 2023

215 | Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

Michael, Rob, and Pax talk about the third Planet of the Apes movie in which the series keeps going in spite of the planet's literal destruction at the end on the previous film. How convincing is the continuity? How well does the bold, new direction work? And what do Victor Newman and Khan Noonien Singh have to do with it?

Monday, October 2, 2023

214 | The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

Michael, Rob, and Karen discuss fun houses, slide whistles, kung fu nieces, and Mary Goodnight's espionage skills in this comprehensive conversation about Roger Moore's second Bond film. It's The Man with the Golden Gun, starring Christopher Lee, Maud Adams, Britt Ekland, and HervĂ© Villechaize.