This week, your favorite podcasters ever, Donovan Morgan “The Hammer” Grant and Harrison “Fred Williamson” Chute ask a very big question: “Why wasn’t it Sean Bean?” That’s right, chickens, we’re doing a commentary on the Mel Gibson/Roland Emmerich teamup classic The Patriot. You’re not prepared. … More Mild Max
The guys deep-dive into another huge favorite from their critical adolescence, commenting on Mamoru Oshii’s 1995 adaptation of Masumune Shirow’s manga classic: “Mobile Armored Riot Police”!
Another old “favorite” is examined under the microscope of hindsight in real time, as Harrison and Donovan talk Star Wars Episode III!
This week, Donovan and Son Ha-ri watch a down-home favorite: Death Wish III. Join them as they grapple with the Big Questions which spin out of a movie that should be the worst in the world, but simply is not. It’s a film whose politics badly intersect with their lives as a young black male and a time traveling history student respectively, but whose gleaming surface stirs memories of beloved cult classics like Commando and Judge Dredd. Fellas, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride (no girls allowed). … More What Would Charles Bronson Do? (Death Wish III Commentary)
In these times, we seek light to lead us out the darkness. So the guys resort to giving commentary on a fun, if grim, anime classic. Afterward they discuss the future of anime fandom, their own experiences with discovering new things and the art of recommendation. It’s Cowboy Bebop: The Movie!
For their second live recording, the guys look to the 1985 Arnold entry for answers. Do they instead find only more questions?