Each week the WHM gang force themselves to watch bad movies that were better left forgotten to fuel off-the-wall tangents, inane impressions and unabashed comedic silliness. This is a comedy podcast for movie lovers that can’t help but relish pure trash.
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On the landmark 50th (!!!!) episode of The Nexus the gang is talking about a classic episode of TOS and a incredibly silly episode of TNG! First over on TOS it's the beloved episode, "The Trouble with Tribbles"! Originally airing December 29th, 1967, this episode features Kirk dressing down a—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly unlock this solid Trek talk along with hours and hours of exclusive bonus content you can't get anywhere else!
On the final episode of the 2020 Spook2cular, the guys are chatting about the totally wretched blockbuster sequel, Saw II! Why couldn't the whole movie just focus on the people in the house and leave out the detectives? Couldn't they get anyone for this sequel? And how EXTREME is that needle pit? PLUS: What if Jigsaw was a huge ECW fan?
Saw II stars Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Donnie Wahlberg, Erik Knudson, Franky G, and Dina Meyer; directed by Darren Lynn Bousman.
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On this month's spook2cularly exclusive WLM episode, the gang has a spirited chat about the totally bonkers, but always wild ride, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2! How great is Dennis Hopper here? Why couldn't we see those preppy turds crash that car? And is this Texas town really that serious about their—WHHHYYYYYYYY YOOOOUUUU! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full episode, head over to our Patreon and sign up today. Instantly unlock this show along with hours, upon hours of exclusive WHM content you can't get anywhere else!
On this week's Spook2cular episode, the gang chats about the outrageously fun sequel, Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies! How awesome is Andrew Divoff in this role? Why did the Djinn need an office at the casino? And was this priest character really necessary for the whole film? PLUS: The Djinn crucifies Brett Favre in a Jets jersey!
Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies stars Andrew Divoff, Holly Fields, Chris Weber, Vyto Ruginis, Paul Johansson, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, and Robert LaSardo; directed by Jack Sholder.
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Here now is the audio from our live-streamed Mail Bag from September where we're reading a few letters about a guy watching Married to the Eiffel Tower with his father, someone getting to hang with Brian Welch from KoЯn, and much, much more! We wrapped up the night by taking some Q's from the audience and answering live!
And be sure to watch our October Mail Bag episode which will be streaming LIVE this coming Thursday, October 22 at 8:00pm ET! It'll be broadcasting across our YouTube and Twitch channels, and our Twitter page! And if you have some spooky, Halloween-related stories to share or Q's for the gang, write into the mail bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this month's spooktacular episode of AD, the gang is chatting about one of the all-time greats, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Look how easily they made Linus more—BOO! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly unlock this episode, along with hours, upon hours of exclusive WHM bonus material!
On this week's Spook2cular episode, the gang welcomes Vulture's Angelica Jade Bastién back to the show to have a good hang on the internet and chat about the outrageous sci-fi/horror sequel, Species II! What is with the embarrassing lack of peen shots? How awesome is George Dzundza as this ridiculous colonel? And where are all these alien kids getting those potato sacks? PLUS: Angelica tells the guys about Steve's next English television obsession, Naked Attraction!
Species II stars Michael Madsen, Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger, Mykelti Williamson, George Dzundza, James Cromwell, and Justin Lazard; directed by Peter Medak.
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The gang kicks off the 2020 Spook2cular with a rousing discussion on the outrageously fun sequel, Final Destination 2! Was it such a good idea to make the dead meats all complete strangers? What's with all the reminders about the first film? We all saw it! And how do you not give the great Tony Todd more to do in this movie?! PLUS: The gang pitches a new globe-trotting travel/food show, Geographic Beefs!
Final Destination 2 stars Ali Larter, A.J. Cook, Michael Landes, David Paetkau, James Kirk, Lynda Boyd, Keegan Connor Tracy, Jonathan Cherry, Terrence, 'T.C.' Carson, Justina Machado, and the legendary Tony Todd; directed by David R. Ellis.
Be sure to check out our Witchboard show this weekend exclusively at the Salem Horror Fest!
On this week's episode, the gang chats about the grandaddy of all Stay Tuned films, Cool World! Is this whole movie just an acid freakout? Is Cool World the origin of The Order of Boop? And why are there so many horny cartoons? PLUS: Is this Hell?
IMPORTANT INFO CORRECTION: Contrary to what we mention on the plug here on this episode, we are appearing across BOTH weekends of the Salem Horror Fest! The first weekend (Oct. 2) our Animation Damnation on "Tales from the Cryptkeeper" is available and the second weekend (Oct. 9) you can catch our full-length WHM episode on Witchboard!
Cool World stars Gabriel Byrne, Brad Pitt, Kim Basinger, and a bunch of professional voice actors debasing themselves; directed by Ralph Bakshi.
On this week's episode, the gang's unofficial Stay Tuned month kicks into overdrive as they chat about what just may be... one of the greatest films of all time: Ricochet! What on Earth is with that incredible gladiator scene? Who runs out of a Port-O-Potty screaming mid-sentence? And did everybody get a good look at that extra who was ROCKING. OUT?! PLUS: Lithgow's execution line to Miguel Sandoval's character may be one of the most incredible deliveries in cinema!
Ricochet stars Denzel Washington, John Lithgow, Ice-T, Kevin Pollak, Lindsay Wagner, Mary Ellen Trainor, Josh Evans, Sherman Howard, and John Amos; directed by Russell Mulcahy.
On this month's Gleep Glossary, Eric tells the guys all about a completely useless character, Chewbacca's deadbeat nephew, Lowbacca! Why give him that awful nickname? Did Chris once meet Lowie at—::excited wookie noise::! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly access not only this show, but hours and hours of exclusive content you can't get anywhere else!
On this week's episode, the gang continues to celebrate this unofficial Stay Tuned month with a chat about the incredibly ridiculous thriller Double Jeopardy! How about this garbage trailer giving up the entire film in under three minutes? Hey, way to c-block that art phony, Bruce Greenwood! And why didn't Ashley Judd's character think. to. get. a. haircut?! PLUS: What is with that Kentucky Fried Accent on Mr. Devereaux?
Double Jeopardy stars Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood, and Annabeth Gish; directed by Bruce Beresford.
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang has a long overdue chat about a show they thought they remembered fondly, Garfield and Friends! The episode in question, "Binky Gets Cancelled!/U.S. Acres: Show Stoppers/Cutie and the Beast," originally aired back on October 7th, 1989 and features a terrifying—hey now! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly unlock not only this show, but hours and hours and hours of exclusive WHM content that's unavailable anywhere else!
On the season eleven premiere of We Hate Movies, the gang heads back to school with the absolutely bonkers child action film, Toy Soldiers! Why couldn't Louis Gossett Jr's character be some kind of disgruntled Vietnam veteran? What's with this phone sex hangout? And just look at all the banana hammocks in this movie! PLUS: Did the Cannon Film Group assist in the special effects department?
Toy Soldiers stars Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Keith Coogan, Andrew Divoff, R. Lee Ermey, Mason Adams, Denholm Elliot, Michael Champion, and Louis Gossett Jr.; directed by Daniel Petrie Jr.
On this very special patrons-only presentation, the gang spends close to two hours deconstructing every single track from KoЯn's breakthrough 1998 record, Follow the Leader! Come for the chunky guitars, stay for the—HEY you may Got the Life, but this KoЯnkast is for subscribers only! To experience the entire KoЯnkast, along with hours and hours of exclusive bonus content, click over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
This week on the program, the gang is playing in the sand at Quarantine Beach so they're unlocking the vault to bring Episode 377, Ready Player One to the public! Why is an entire society obsessed with this weird, old man's life? Why didn't this dumb kid use the hover conversion more to his advantage? And could a film dump on The Shining any worse than this dumb sequence? PLUS: Steve reads some... "poetry"!
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Ready Player One stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe, Simon Pegg, and Mark Rylance; directed by Steven Spielberg.
On the season ten finale, the gang welcomes Chelsea Jupin back to the show to celebrate Christmas in August with a chat about While You Were Sleeping! How many false memories does Andrew have about this movie? How long are they slipping on that ice? And should Sandy start slowly poisoning that creepy super? PLUS: This Christmas, While You Were Sleeping 2: The Murderer's Brother!
While You Were Sleeping stars Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle, Jack Warden, Glynis Johns, Micole Mercurio, Michael Rispoli, Ally Walker, and Monica Keena; directed by Jon Turteltaub.
On this month's We Love Movies episode, the gang keeps the Superman party going as they chat about the original classic, Superman! How fantastic are Christopher Reeve's—HEY THERE! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, along with over 300 hours of exclusive bonus content, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On the conclusion of WHM's FIVE HUNDREDTH (!!!) episode, the gang is chatting about the spectacular failure that is Superman IV: The Quest for Peace! Did Hackman flat-out refuse to use anything other than his real hair this time? Why sub out Otis for, ugh, Lenny Luthor? And could the producers not agree on a real villain to use, ultimately damning us with Nuclear Man? PLUS: One more HUGE thanks to our fantastic army of listeners and loyal subscribers—there would be no point in doing this without you; your support is what keeps this whole thing moving and encourages us to work harder and create all that much more fun stuff for you all to put in your ears! We thank you for hopping on during the first 500 and we look forward to having you around for the next 500!
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace stars Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jon Cryer, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Sam Wanamaker, Mariel Hemingway, and Mark Pillow as Nuclear Man; directed by Sidney J. Furie.
On the 500th episode of We Hate Movies, the gang celebrates the big Five Hundo by re-chatting about two outrageously disappointing superhero movies! First up on part one, it's Superman III! Why did they bother writing a fake rich, white guy villain when they couldn't get Hackman? Why couldn't Pryor turn into Braniac by the end? And what is with that garbage comedy intro? PLUS: Tune in this Thursday to hear the second part of our 500th episode where we chat extensively about Superman IV: The Quest for Peace!
Superman III stars Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Annette O'Toole, Robert Vaughn, Margot Kidder, Gavan O'Herlihy, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Annie Ross, and Pamela Stephenson; directed by Richard Lester.
On this month's very special edition of the Gleep Glossary, the gang is chatting about one of the all-time greats, everyone's favorite Gungan—Jar Jar Binks! How many jobs has Jar Jar washed out of? How much of Phantom Menace's problem is—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, along with hours and hours of exclusive bonus content unavailable anywhere else, head over to our Patreon and sign up today!
On the episode before 500, the gang chats about the outrageous Michael Keaton clone comedy, Multiplicity! Why in the world is Harris Yulin's character only in a single sequence of the film? Why do the clones have different personalities from Michael Keaton Prime? And what's the policy on having sex with your own clone? PLUS: A tale about Al Franken talking documentaries with Eric and Chris!
Multiplicity stars Michael Keaton, Andie MacDowell, Harris Yulin, Richard Masur, Eugene Levy, Ann Cusack, John de Lancie, Brian Doyle-Murray, Obba Babatundé, and Julie Bowen; directed by Harold Ramis.
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about a completely ridiculous episode of the dimwitted cartoon sensation, Inspector Gadget! The episode covered this month, "Monster Lake," originally aired September 13th, 1983 and features Gadget driving his car straight off—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers and M.A.D. agents only! To access the full Inspector Gadget AD, along with hours and hours of exclusive bonus content, head over to our Patreon and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang kicks off an unofficial Stay Tuned month by welcoming back dear friend and Disaster Movie Expert, Justin J. Case, to tackle the lesser of the two major 1990's volcano movies, Dante's Peak! How horrendous is that grandma character? Why does the mayor have to work at the diner? And what's with all the water-related kills here?! Where's all the lava? PLUS: Grandma's got skeleton legs!
Dante's Peak stars Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Elizabeth Hoffman, Charles Hallahan, Grant Heslov, and Tzi Ma; directed by Roger Donaldson.
On the season finale of MELR0210 the gang takes a Super Mario warp tunnel to Beverly Hills, 90210's second season so they can chat about the much-hyped episode, "The Next Fifty Years"! Originally airing November 7, 1991, this is the infamous Scott Scanlon accidental suicide episode that's been talked about since the birth of WHM! On top of showcasing Scott's final appearance on the show, this episode also features one of the most awkward birthday parties ever filmed, some heinous line dancing, multiple time capsules, a Mel Silver appearance, and one of the best Dylan McKay lines of all time!
MELR0210 was a show we put together to help pass the time in quarantine, and it will one day return on our Patreon, so stay tuned! Until then, thanks so much for jumping on this 90's nostalgia train with us. Doing this show is a total blast and we look forward to picking it back up again one day soon!
On this week's episode, the 2020 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza comes to an end with a spirited conversation about Guy Ritchie's 2009 feature-length fist-fight, Sherlock Holmes! Why must we sit through so much slow motion punching? Why bother so obviously dangling Moriarty throughout the entire film only to save him for the sequel? And what's with the heavy lean into all the Harry Potter aesthetics? PLUS: A Tubi TV discrepancy causes a major scandal!
Sherlock Holmesstars Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, and Eddie Marsan; directed by Guy Ritchie.
On this week's MELR0210, the gang is talking about the Jo-tastic Melrose Place episode, "The Whole Truth"! Originally airing November 18th, 1992, this episode features Jo being super mysterious with everybody still, Jake taking Jo to the Riverboat Strangler's desert drop site, Jane getting a new job with a real POS fashion designer, Matt dropping his lawsuit in favor of a halfway house return, and Billy dealing with a ::checks notes:: bad toothache! PLUS: Billy & Alison's various sex dreams!
MELR0210 is a new show we put together to help you pass the time during this more-than-necessary social distancing period. New episodes will air Thursdays, right here on the main feed for another few weeks! So stay home, tune in, and yearn for the more innocent and sexy time of the 1990s!
On the penultimate episode of the 2020 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza, the gang is chatting about the totally lazy and unnecessary sequel, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life! How cheap does that CGI shark look? Why did they bother keeping the two dolt tech characters? And what's with the 11th hour tree monsters? PLUS: The guys come up with their best fake-movie-that-should-just-be-a-real-movie yet: Screenplay Camp!
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle of Lifestars Angelina Jolie, Gerard "American Mike" Butler, Ciarán Hinds, Chris Barrie, Noah Taylor, Djimon Hounsou, Til Schweiger, and Simon Yam; directed by Jan de Bont.
On this week's MELR0210 the gang has a spirited chat about the pretty darn good Beverly Hills, 90210 episode, "A Fling in Palm Springs"! Originally airing February 21, 1991, this episode features David Silver and his awesome grandparents, Scott getting horrifically ditched, Steve Sanders being disgusted by goth girls, Kelly turning Steve down, Donna pretending to read a book, Brenda sleeping in a closet, Dylan having an old neighbor over for orange juice, Brandon busting a homeless kid, and Andrea being humiliated by a child! PLUS: Are kids really going this ape shit during Presidents' Day weekend?
MELR0210 is a new show we put together to help you pass the time during this more-than-necessary social distancing period. New episodes will air Thursdays, right here on the main feed for another few weeks! So stay home, tune in, and yearn for the more innocent and sexy time of the 1990s!
On this month's exclusive We Love Movies episode, the gang gets together (virtually) to chat about one of their all-time faves, Raiders of the Lost Ark! Why couldn't they get a better—hey now! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly access not only this show, but hours upon hours of exclusive bonus material that you cannot get anywhere else!
On this week's episode, the 2020 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza takes a layover to JFK to chat about Steven Spielberg's low stakes sap-fest, The Terminal! Why doesn't Tucci's character get his at the end? Why couldn't Catherine Zeta-Jones play an investigative reporter who breaks Viktor's story instead of a flight attendant that does nothing? And on what planet is this guy getting a New York City airport Burger King cheeseburger for 74 cents in 2004? PLUS: Memento, except it's ketchup packets instead of insulin!
The Terminalstars Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Chi McBride, Diego Luna, Barry Shabaka Henley, Kumar Pallana, and Zoe Saldana; directed by Steven Spielberg.
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On this week's MELR0210, the gang is chatting about the Melrose Place episode, "House of God"! Originally airing November 11th, 1992, this game-changing episode features the debut of Daphne Zuniga as mysterious New York photographer Jo Reynolds, Allison kicking a dryer, Billy watching Allison sleep, Rhonda moving her entire apartment in a morning, Jake having shower trouble, and Michael and Jane poorly handling a domestic violence situation.
MELR0210 is a new show we put together to help you pass the time during this more-than-necessary social distancing period. New episodes will air Thursdays, right here on the main feed for another few weeks! So stay home, tune in, and yearn for the more innocent and sexy time of the 1990s!
This month on AD, the guys are chatting about the absolutely abhorrent cartoon adaptation, The Mask! The episode in question, "Mr. Mask Goes to Washington," originally aired September 24th, 1996 and features The Mask getting obsessed over crab–WHOA SOMEBODY STOPPED YOU! This episode is for subscribers only! To listen to the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today. Instantly access this show along with hours and hours and hours of exclusive content!
On this week's episode, the 2020 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza heads to Edge City where the gang has a spirited chat about the 1994 Jim Carrey smash hit, The Mask! Why couldn't the studio let this be closer to the Hard R content of the comic? Was this film responsible for the return of swing music? And how exhausted must Jim Carrey have been for like, all of 1995-98? PLUS: Freddy Krueger and The Mask... the same person?
The Mask stars Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Amy Yasbeck, Richard Jeni, and Reg E. Cathey; directed by Chuck Russell.
On this week's MELR0210, the gang is chatting about the ridiculous Beverly Hills, 90210 episode, "East Side Story"! Originally airing February 14th, 1991, this episode features Brandon being "shockingly" ignorant about race relations in Los Angeles, Jim and Cindy throwing a party for a new client, Brenda and the gang getting some free bathing suits, David Silver bothering M.C. Hammer's receptionist, and yet another Brandon Girl-of-the-Week we'll never see again!
MELR0210 is a new show we put together to help you pass the time during this more-than-necessary social distancing period. New episodes will air Mondays and Thursdays, right here on the main feed! So stay home, tune in, and yearn for the more innocent and sexy time of the 1990s!
This week on the program, the 2020 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza heads to Team-Up Town with a discussion all about the first film in a trilogy of dried out beef, The Expendables! What's going on with Stallone's facial hair in this movie? How many of the Expendables are the "Knife Guy" on the team? Was that really just Jet Li asking Sly for a raise? And look at all those gasoline trenches! PLUS: Somebody! Call! Dudikoff!
The Expendables stars Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Roberts, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, Terry Crews, Mickey Rourke, David Zayas, Giselle Itié, Charisma Carpenter, Gary Daniels, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger; directed by Sylvester Stallone.
We close out another week in quarantine with a MELR0210 episode all about the Melrose Place entry, "Drawing the Line"! Originally airing November 4, 1992, this episode features Allison's relationship with Keith hitting the skids when Keith's wife shows up, Billy asking Allison to go back out in the rain to pick him up dinner, Rhonda getting a ridiculous roommate that may or may not be an alien, Matt asking his parents for money for the lawsuit, Michael fixing a roof tile or two, Jane getting into it with Allison over her relationship with Keith, and Keith being a total coward about the whole thing! PLUS: Captain Picard books some time in the Mel Rowe's Place holosuite program!
MELR0210 is a new show we put together to help you pass the time during this more-than-necessary social distancing period. New episodes will air Mondays and Thursdays, right here on the main feed! So stay home, tune in, and yearn for the more innocent and sexy time of the 1990s!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza rolls on as the gang reaches their, apparently annual it seems, Shrek-tacular episode—this year covering the heinous Shrek the Third! Why did we need to see Shrek's nipples multiple times? Who thought bringing Arthurian Legend into the franchise was a good idea? And why do so many animation studios feel the need to cram celebrities into minor roles, stealing voice work away from hard-working voice actors? PLUS: Shrek gets cast as Patrick Bateman over Christian Bale and the results are... something!
Shrek the Third stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, Eric Idle, and Justin Timberlake; directed by Chris Miller and Raman Hui.
On the first of TWO MELR0210 episodes this week, the gang welcomes the co-host of If I Were You, host of the NBA super-fan podcast Buckets, and all-around good dude, Amir Blumenfeld to chat about the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode, "Slumber Party"! Originally airing January 31st, 1991, this episode has Brenda hosting a Women's Conference/slumber party at the Walsh residence, Kelly opening up about a tragic event that everyone immediately ignores, Donna being dull as dirt, Andrea bearing her soul as awkwardly as possible, a friend of Kelly's destroying everything in her path like a social tornado, and Steve and Brandon getting conned by two lovely ladies! PLUS: David Silver stars in, Beyond Wacky Hi-jinks!
MELR0210 is a new show we put together to help you pass the time during this more-than-necessary social distancing period. New episodes will air Mondays and Thursdays, right here on the main feed! So stay home, tune in, and yearn for the more innocent and sexy time of the 1990s!
We roll into the weekend with one more MELR0210 episode, this time talking about the Melrose Place episode, "Dreams Come True!" Originally airing October 28th, 1992, this episode features Allison really getting confused over her affair with Keith, Billy standing up for Allison, Sandy getting a big role on a soap and leaving forever, Jake shrugging his shoulders over Sandy leaving, Rhonda celebrating Sandy's exit, Michael and Jane doing nothing, and Matt being assaulted for being gay, a plot point the show doesn't give enough air time. PLUS: Keith and Allison adopt middle-aged Dennis Farina!
On this month's AD, the gang is chatting about an incredibly outdated (read: racist) episode of the classic show, Scooby Doo, Where Are You? The episode in question, "Mystery Mask Mix-Up," originally aired September 19th, 1970 and features the gang trying to find a stolen—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly access this "Scooby Doo, Where Are You?" episode of Animation Damnation, along with hours upon hours of exclusive bonus content!
On this week's episode, the 2020 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza continues as the gang chats about the absolutely delightful (Andrew's words) Stephen Sommers blockbuster, The Mummy! What did they do to Rachel Weisz's eyebrows in this movie? Could anyone get a headcount on all the hunks? Why couldn't they do more practical effects, especially considering the CGI mummy looks like trash? And should they let anyone know that old man is dead? PLUS: Who would subscribe to our bizarrely-titled Rachel Weisz filmography podcast, Weiszin' the Juice?
The Mummy stars Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Kevin J. O'Connor, Jonathan Hyde, Oded Fehr, and the Wheezin' the Juice Guy himself, Erick Avari; directed by Stephen Sommers.
We kick off another week in quarantine with our first MELR0210 episode of the week and this time we're chatting about the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode, "One Man and a Baby"! Originally airing January 24th, 1991, this episode features Brandon dating a girl who has a kid, said girl sticking Brandon with babysitting, Jim and Cindy remembering how awful it is to have kids, Brenda and Kelly going skydiving, Steve Sanders actually making an effort, Nat almost throwing up at the thought of Brandon having a kid, and the rest of the cast not appearing in this episode because hey, whatever?! PLUS: Jim Belushi's titular Principal returns to run the wrong-side-of-the-tracks Beverly High!
On the second MELR0210 episode of the week, the gang is chatting about a ridiculous Allison-centric episode of Melrose Place, "Polluted Affairs"! Originally airing October 21st, 1992, this episode has Allison falling for creepy marine biologist Keith, Billy failing to understand how credit cards and student loans work, Jane trying out Rhonda's aerobics class, Michael turning a bit Crabby Uncle with Billy, Matt getting conned into being the third wheel again, and Jake just sitting around talking smack about baseball! PLUS: Uh-oh, y'all! Sandy's gone missin'!
On this week's episode the 2020 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza kicks off in high fashion with a discussion on the 2002 live-action adaptation, Scooby-Doo! Why did only half the cast know how to play their characters? Why did Scrappy-Doo need to be in this movie at all? And who authorized this Sugar Ray cameo? PLUS: Wait, Velma helped develop drone strike technology?
Scooby-Doo stars Linda Cardellini, Matthew Lillard, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr., Rowan Atkinson, Isla Fisher, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., and Neil Fanning as Scooby; directed by Raja Gosnell
We kick off this week's MELR0210 episodes with a chat about the Beverly Hills, 90210 'sode, "B.Y.O.B."! Originally airing January 10th, 1991, this episode features Brandon and Brenda throwing a raging party, Steve Sanders being a creep bartender, Jim and Cindy getting hit on by a gross couple, Dylan offering some sage advice, Donna dancing with Other Guy, Kelly making some bad booze-fueled decisions, Scott and David trying to sneak into the Walsh Rager, and a pretty decently executed lesson about drunk driving! PLUS: Apologies in advance for "Little Brandon."
On this week's very special sync-able commentary edition of MELR0210, the gang is watching the total whiff of a Melrose Place episode, "A Promise Broken." Originally airing September 30th, 1992, this episode features Jane and Michael suffering a loss and Michael being shitty about it as usual, Billy playing with Alison's bra, Jake breaking and entering, Alison repeating herself for the 30th time about Billy being terrible to her, and Sandy, Rhonda and Matt buying Jane and Michael a dog as a surprise like total jerks!
Please note that you can watch the episode along with us by syncing up your Melrose Place stream to the 00:00:00 time code and hitting PLAY when we say GO. If you have to start over, the commentary starts at this file's time code: 00:05:21. Please note that between 00:29:10 and 00:29:47 there is a longer than usual silence. Don't think we went anywhere! There was a glitch that had to be cut. Happy watching!
On this week's episode, Pirate Mania finally docks for good as the gang chats about the last (for now) entry in the franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales! Why does Javier Bardem's character design have to have so many weirdo things going on? What's with the wacky Barbossa timeline? And good lord with that heinous de-aging! PLUS: We finally get some actual non-paranormal pirate antics!
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales stars Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, David Wenham, Stephen Graham, and Kevin McNally as Gibbs; directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg.
We kick off another week with some piping hot Beverly Hills, 90210 conversation on an all-new MELR0210! The episode in question, "Isn't It Romantic?" originally aired back on January 3rd, 1991 and features Brenda finally falling for Dylan, Brandon and Dylan fixing Brandon's terrible car, Dylan helping his dad cheese on the Feds, Jim Walsh absolutely not having any of it this week, Cindy also kind of crushing on Dylan, Steve Sanders creeping out a guest speaker at school, Donna participating in a montage, Kelly hooking Brenda up with loads of condoms, and Scott being refused sex ed access by his own mother and David trying to help! PLUS: Did a prime time soap opera actually pull off a successful Very Special Episode?!
On this week's second MELR0210 entry, the gang is chatting about the Melrose Place episode, "Burned"! This dull and confused-message episode originally aired September 16th, 1992, and it showcases Billy being racist, Rhonda yelling at Billy for being racist, Jake dealing with his boozy mom crashing on his couch, Sandy interfering with Jake's family problems, Michael being an asshole in a parenting class, Jane being blind to Michael's buffoonery, Alison getting lied to by Billy for the tenth week in a row, and Matt getting another chance to actually acknowledge he's gay! PLUS: Tap Dance + Street Fighting = Robert De Niro kicks!
On this week's episode, Pirate Mania claims another victim as the gang welcomes film critic and co-host of the Bad Romance Podcast, Jourdain Searles to chat about the... sigh... fourth installment of this Mickey Mouse franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides! How many sword fights in the rafters must we endure? What's with that Judi Dench cameo? And how do you not show the Pearl sailing out of that bottle at the end? PLUS: Did everyone get a look at Barbossa's cool thermos?
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides stars Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush, Ian McShane, Kevin McNally, Sam Claflin, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Stephen Graham, Keith Richards, and the legendary Richard Griffiths; directed by Rob Marshall.
We kick off another week of quarantined pods with an all-new ep of MELR0210! The episode in question, a Beverly Hills, 90210 entry titled "The Gentle Art of Listening," originally graced the airwaves on December 6th, 1990. This wild episode features Brenda getting in too deep at a teen crisis hotline, Brandon thinking he's going to sleep with a massage therapist that used to work at the Peach Pit, Nat getting a bit loud in the back room, Scott botching a public prank phone call, Steve Sanders celebrating Grudge Week, David emceeing his first school event, Dylan not being around enough, and Andrea being needlessly condescending to Brenda!
We're gliding into the weekend with our second MELR0210 episode of the week, all about the Melrose Place episode, "Responsibly Yours"! Originally airing September 9th, 1992, this episode has Billy dating a stand-up comedian and forcing his way into her life, Alison getting ripped off by Billy to the tune of $300 and however much else it cost to waste the day at Magic Mountain, Sandy and Jake trying to go on a date and not complicate things with sex which is impossible obviously, Rhonda getting her cooking insulted by Billy, and Matt absolutely vibing with Dawn's stand-up material! PLUS: Is Jake a secret-ish serial killer?
On this month's SUPER-SIZED journey into The Nexus, the gang is chatting about two Trek episodes with severe daddy issues! First up on TOS, it's Spock having daddy issues in "Journey to Babel"! Originally airing November 17th, 1967, this episode features the debut of—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today. Instantly access this episode, along with hours and hours of exclusive bonus content!
On this week's show, Pirate Madness takes another soul when Hooked on TJ Hooker's Ben Worcester drops by to chat about the incredibly bloated third installment in the franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End! Who thought of starting a Disney movie with a child hanging? Does Davy Jones really look like a monster only because he's bad at his job? And what's with all those crabs? PLUS: Look out! It's a.... GIANT... WOMAN!
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End stars Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Jack Davenport, Bill Nighy, Jonathan Pryce, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook, Kevin McNally, Stellan Skarsgård, Tom Hollander, Chow Yun-Fat, Keith Richards, and Naomie Harris; directed by Gore Verbinski.
We kick off another week of all-new pods as the gang chats about the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode, "The 17 Year Itch," on our first of two MELR0210 episodes! Originally airing November 29th, 1990, this episode features Cindy and Jim having some marriage trouble, Brenda and Brandon taking a weird twin test, David yearning to be the school's new radio DJ, and Steve Sanders washing out hard at another extra-curricular activity! PLUS: ::bad Aaron Spelling impression:: Ya know, maybe Donna shouldn't be more than just a background actor after all...
We wrap up another week in quarantine with our Melrose Place half of MELR0210 covering the creep-tacular episode, "Lonely Hearts"! Originally airing back on September 2nd, 1992, this ep features Sandy getting stalked and no one believing her, Alison neurotically and boringly trying to buy a car, Billy being an awful shopping partner, Jake almost getting arrested (again), Rhonda reaching annoyingly high levels of horny, Michael giving terrible advice, Jane casually mentioning she was receiving obscene phone calls, and Matt driving Rhonda to the airport! PLUS: Legendary announcer Joe Buck has the call for... what he sees walking down the street?
On this month's exclusive WLM offering, the gang is going back to the film that started the J-horror remake craze in Hollywood, The Ring! Capitalizing on the Verbinski Mania that's been sweeping the show, the guys chat about how eerie and—WHOA THERE! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon and sign up today. Instantly unlock this ep along with hours upon hours of exclusive bonus WHM content you can't get anywhere else!
On this week's episode, Pirate Fever infects the whole apartment as Chelsea Jupin joins Andrew (in-studio) and the rest of the gang (online) to chat about the second of... ugh... five films in the franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest! Why couldn't this have been a slick 100 minutes? Why did they insist on jamming those two dummy pirates down our throats? And is this tentacle stuff doing it for anyone else? PLUS: Please enjoy the killer new cover of our theme song, courtesy of the very talented Elliot Weeks from Seattle, WA—thanks, dude!
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest stars Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Bill Nighy, Jack Davenport, Jonathan Pryce, Stellan Skarsgård, Tom Hollander and Naomie Harris; directed by Gore Verbinski.
On this week's 90210-centric episode of MELR0210, the gang is joined by resident Jackie Taylor Expert, Steve's wife, Jenn, to discuss the truly bonkers episode, "Perfect Mom"! Originally airing November 22nd, 1990, this episode features the mother-daughter fashion show to end all mother-daughter fashion shows, Jackie Taylor blowing rails in front of Kelly AND Cindy, Jim Walsh learning the keyboard for some reason, Brandon cruelly toying with Andrea's heart yet again, David reaching god-tier pervert status, and several pitchers of vodka with lemon! PLUS: A Beverly Hills home that looks almost exactly like the Power Rangers' headquarters! "Rangers! Get out there and find Zordon some more blow!"
We head into the weekend with our second MELR0210 episode of the week which has us talking about the outrageous Melrose Place episode, "My Way"! Originally airing back on August 19th, 1992, this episode features Billy putting Alison in one of the absolute worst positions of all time, Sandy letting a role in a slasher film go to her head, Jake stealing someone's beer, Rhonda throwing an unwanted party, Jane buying McDonald's, Matt doing nothing, Michael spilling food everywhere, and the return of everyone's favorite satanic character actor, Malachi Throne! PLUS: We come up with some pretty sweet trailer lines for a fake horror movie!
On this month's Gleep Glossary, Eric regales Andrew and Steve with the tale of the infamous Gartogg the Gamorrean Pig Guard! Everyone remembers Gartogg, right? That one pig person who was a guard in Jabba's Palace? And how he was always—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly unlock this full Gleep Glossary entry, along with hours upon hours upon hours of exclusive bonus content that isn't available anywhere else!
On this week's episode, the gang gets Pirate Fever as they kick off the 2020 Pirate-thon with the 2003 blockbuster, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl! Why did they insist on making this movie so damn long? Who needed to try so hard to make those two goofy pirates a thing? And who's on which ship when? Stop ship-switching! PLUS: We pitch the next History Channel edu-tainment classic, History's Haircuts!
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl stars Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom, Jonathan Pryce, and Jack Davenport; directed by Gore Verbinski.
On our first MELR0210 episode of the week, the gang is chatting about the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode, "Higher Education"! Originally airing back on November 15th, 1990, this episode features Brandon cheating on a history quiz; Brenda wanting to color her hair to be more like Kelly; Dylan being a handsome, yet creepy motorcycle stalker; Jim Walsh, once again, interfering in his son's life; Cindy Walsh fantasizing about the Beach Boys; Brandon telling off an old teacher; and Steve Sanders being King of the Cheaters which should surprise no one.
On the first ever WHM Quarantine Live!, originally broadcast on April 21st, 2020, the guys opened up the WHM Mail Bag to read letters about parents editing movie violence out of VHS rips, cinema complainers getting humiliated in the local newspaper, mall security guards eating way too much Taco Bell, and people losing their mind during Snakes On A Plane; and then they wrapped up the evening by taking questions from the live (internet) studio audience! PLUS: Steve is replaced by famed Gotham villain, Bane!
On the final episode of the week (and the month—wow, time means nothing!) the gang is chatting about all things Place on the second MELR0210 episode of the week! The episode in question, "Second Chances," originally aired on August 12th, 1992 and features Alison helping Jake study for the GED; every obnoxious lookie-loo in the complex thinking they're not studying, but sleeping together; Billy being an incredibly nosy creep; Rhonda ending a one-sided feud with an old dancing buddy; and Matt getting super-into funky dancing! PLUS: The gang descends even further into #QuarantineMadness!
This week on the program, the gang descends further into madness when chatting about the absolutely bonkers Vanilla Ice alien movie, Cool As Ice! What planet is Ice's character supposed to be from? Are these guys a band or what? And does somebody owe Tim Burton a check here? PLUS: An update on the 2020 tour!
Cool As Ice stars Vanilla Ice, Kristin Minter, Naomi Campbell, Deezer D, Kevin Hicks, Allison Dean, John Newton, Michael Gross, Jack McGee, and S.A. Griffin; directed by David Kellogg.
We kick off this week's MELR0210 episodes with a chat about the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode "One on One," which originally aired back on November 1st, 1990! This episode features Steve Sanders being racist, Brandon trying out for the basketball team and being racist, Brenda nearly running down Henry Winkler during Driver's Ed, Steve being racist again, Jim Walsh trying (and failing) to live vicariously through Brandon, Andrea almost blowing up her own spot, Brenda lying to the police ,and Steve being racist for a third time without being called out on it! PLUS: Is that really what Nat puts on a sandwich?
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On the second MELR0210 ep of the week, the gang is chatting about the Melrose Place after-school special episode, "Leap of Faith," which originally aired on August 5th, 1992. This lackluster week at the Place, Alison does nothing, Billy gets a job writing for a possibly fake newspaper, Jane considers hiding her abortion from Michael, Rhonda guts a couple of fish in front of Sandy, Jake and the guys go bungee jumping, and Matt talks about stopping a knife fight! PLUS: Malachi Throne, the Neil Gaiman nightmare character you didn't know you needed!
MELR0210 is a new show we put together to help you pass the time during this necessary social distancing period. New episodes will air Mondays and Thursdays, right here on the main feed! So stay home, tune in, and yearn for the more innocent and sexy time of the 1990s!
On this week's episode, friend of the show and New York Times columnist, Jamelle Bouie hangs out with the gang in cyberspace to chat about the criminally underrated Arnold Schwarzenegger action thriller, Raw Deal! How many times has Arnold's character casually dropped cigars onto gas puddles to catch the bad guy? How is it that Arnold can just apply for a job to work in the mafia? And who throws a perfectly good cake? PLUS: Jesse Ventura gets snubbed by Arnold during Raw Deal casting!
Raw Deal stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shenar, Robert Davi, Ed Lauter, Darren McGavin, and Steven Hill; directed by John Irvin.
On the first episode of this week's MELR0210, our 1990's prime-time soap opera do-si-do, we're chatting about the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode, "The First Time," which originally aired October 25th, 1990. This episode is a real Walsh Family Affair as Brandon's ex-girlfriend from Minneapolis, Sheryl comes to visit; Brenda babysits for her algebra teacher that she also has a crush on; Dylan does some sexy dancing with Sheryl at a hot, L.A. nightclub; we visit the robotics lab all too briefly, sans Scott; and Kelly goes through Brenda's teacher's underwear drawer! PLUS: Cindy Walsh lays awake all night wondering if her teenage son is having sex feet away!
MELR0210 is a new show we put together to help you pass the time during this necessary social distancing period. New episodes will air Mondays and Thursdays, right here on the main feed! So stay home, tune in, and yearn for the more innocent and sexy time of the 1990s!
On this week's Melrose Place episode of the ongoing MELR0210 quarantine project, the guys are chatting about the swing-and-a-miss, dull as dirt episode, "For Love or Money"! Originally airing back on July 29th, 1992, this episode features Alison dating that Gremlin-loving loser Rick who steals her ad campaign ideas; Jake not really ripping people off by selling sex paintings he actually made with his ex-partner in crime; and Rhonda totally ditching Matt after promising him she'd volunteer at his halfway house! And the best part of all, very little Michael and Jane! PLUS: Jay Leno orders a bride made entirely of denim?!
On this month's exclusive We Love Movies episode, the gang gets into some deep isolation with a lively chat about the John Carpenter classic, The Thing! How rad is Kurt Russell's—WHOA THERE! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, sign up for our Patreon today! Instantly access our entire We Love Movies chat on The Thing along with hours and hours and hours of exclusive bonus content we make available only to subscribers!
On this week's all-new episode, the gang is chatting about the sleaziest of scumbag vampire hunter films, John Carpenter's Vampires! How about that gross/awesome week-long motel party, huh? Why couldn't we get more with the vamp hunting team? And was this really the first time Mark Boone Junior has been decapitated in a major motion picture? PLUS: Don't miss out on our companion episode, a We Love Movies broadcast all about Carpenter's The Thing, dropping tomorrow—4/14/20—for patrons only! Sign up today and keep the Carpenter Party going!
John Carpenter's Vampires stars ::ugh:: James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Thomas Ian Griffith, Maximilian Schell, Tim Guinee, Mark Boone Junior, Gregory Sierra, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa; directed by the Master of Horror himself, John Carpenter.
On the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode of this week's MELR0210 shows, the guys are chatting about the third episode, "Every Dream Has Its Price (Tag)"! Originally airing back on October 18th, 1990, this episode features a tease about moonlight horseback riding, rich girls stealing from boutiques, a hilarious clothing store detective, Brandon learning about wage slavery, Dylan openly mocking a restaurant, the Walsh parents being... not great to a housekeeper, and David filming Girls Gone Wild at school! PLUS: Does everyone remember the backdoor pilot for what became Aaron Spelling's, Dudes?
On this month's entry in the Gleep Glossary, Eric entertains the guys with the tale of another supposed leader who failed to stop a phantom menace, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn! If only the world's tallest Jedi had lived long enough to—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, click over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly access this full ep, along with hours and hours and hours of exclusive content!
On the Melrose Place episode of this week's MELR0210 offerings, the gang is chatting about the third episode of season one, "Lost & Found"! Originally airing July 22nd, 1992, this episode has Billy writing a garbage screenplay and Allison being too much of a coward to lie to him; Michael and Jane doing the Michael & Jane nonsense, only this time there are chili-dogs involved; Sandy causing mischief like she's the complex's Woody Woodpecker; Jane flirting with a dude who has Michael Landon's haircut; and Jake finally, once and for all, avoiding jail time by officially getting Kelly to go back to her own show and take all her rotten friends with her! PLUS: The guys riff on secret apartment complex owner, Mel Rose—after all, it's his place!
On this week's episode, the gang turns their key and unlocks the vault for a special presentation of their Man of Steel episode! Previously released on their Patreon feed only, this episode has the guys pondering why we couldn't have a Krypton prequel movie with Russell Crowe, why Superman keeps having to hitch-hike everywhere, and whether this movie had a vendetta against the IHOP chain of family restaurants? PLUS: The origin of the WHM Sound Board bit. MM-MM-PATRICKWILSON. MM-MM--PATRICKWILSON... VERAAAAA FAAAAAARMIGAAA!
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Man of Steel stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Laurence Fishburne, Christopher Meloni, Richard Schiff, Harry Lennix, and Kevin Costner; directed by Zack Snyder.
HUNK ALERT: We're kicking off this week's run of MELR0210 shows by chatting about one of the greatest moments in television history: the debut of Luke Perry's Dylan McKay in the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode, "The Green Room"! Originally airing October 11th, 1990, this episode features the aforementioned Dylan being a totally mysterious rich-boy hunk, Brandon acting like a whiny baby in Dylan's hotel suite, Brenda making her own rich-kid jeans, several alcoholic surfers, Scott getting bullied in the Technology Lab, and much more!
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On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang gets clay-mated as they tackle a late-80's continuation of the wildly popular Gumby franchise with an episode on The New Adventures of Gumby! The two shorts that make up this episode feature insane elements like Gumby being in a—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly unlock this show, along with hours and hours of exclusive content!
On the Melrose Place half of this week's MELR0210 episodes, the gang is chatting about MP's second episode, "Friends & Lovers," which originally aired on July 15th, 1992. Here, we marvel as Billy gets a job driving a cab and meets a potential serial killer; we bite our nails with anticipation over whether or not Allison ever gets to the "Paint Store;" and we look on in sheer terror as Michael whiffs on one of the biggest soft ball questions in relationship history! PLUS: Dr. Ruth pops up to preach safe sex between demons and sand worms in the Beetlejuice universe!
MELR0210 is a new show the gang put together to help you pass the time during this necessary social distancing period. New episodes will air Mondays and Thursdays, right here on the main feed! So stay home, tune in, and yearn for the more innocent and sexy time of the 1990s!
This episode is for Matthew Woodard, friend of the show & Muldooner through and through.
On this week's episode, the gang wraps up the 2020 Listener Request Month with a conversation about the ridiculous Liam Neeson action mystery, The Commuter! Why did they not bother researching any kind of New York geography for this script? Could they have made it any more obvious that Patrick Wilson is crooked? And how about that electric guitar sound effect? PLUS: Is Mike the Cleaner addicted to prostitutes?
The Commuter stars Liam Neeson, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Jonathan Banks, Sam Neill, and Elizabeth McGovern; directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.
We kick off this week's run of MELR0210 by finishing up the second part of the 90210 pilot, originally known as one 90-ish minute entity titled, "Class of Beverly Hills"! What a scuzzy move by Brandon, no? How does Brenda's date not catch on that she's a high school student after that "black hole" conversation? And what's with that fish tank thing? PLUS: Hey, isn't that the guy from Hepcat?
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On the first recorded quarantined WHM Mail Bag, the guys read letters about someone puking during a horrendous Rise of Skywalker 4DX screening, someone meeting the guy who played Mr. Crisp in Kindergarten Cop, a guy's date farting through Multiplicity, and more!
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On the Melrose Place half of this week's MELR0210 eps, the gang is chatting about the world's introduction to the sexy Gen-X crew living at 4616 Melrose Place! In this pilot adventure, Allison finds a new roommate in the obnoxious hunk Billy, Jane tells Michael she's lonely for the first of what will be 10,000 times, Jake goes on a date with West Beverly High's Kelly Taylor, a serial killer huffs a woman's workout towel, and Rhonda has one of the worst dates in human history! PLUS: Alex Jones moves into 4616 Melrose Place and will not be sharing his chili recipe!
On this week's episode, it's the penultimate listener requested title of 2020 and the gang is forced to talk about the horrendous nü-metal-soaked vampire flick, Queen of the Damned! Where on Earth did they get the idea that this was an appropriate soundtrack to accompany this source material? So Cruise turned down the role, but... Stuart Townsend? And who could possibly care about this vampire research group? PLUS: The New Radicals open for Lestat the Vampire in Death Valley!
Queen of the Damned stars Stuart Townsend, Aaliyah, Marguerite Moreau, Vincent Perez, Paul McGann, and Lena Olin; directed by Michael Rymer.
On the inaugural episode of our new Beverly Hills, 90210/Melrose Place chat show, the guys are chatting about the first part of the 90-minute pilot to Aaron Spelling & Darren Star's smash hit, Beverly Hills, 90210! Originally airing October 4th, 1990, the pilot introduces us to the Walsh twins, Brenda & Brandon, as they navigate their new school, West Beverly High! Look at all these mullets! Are the Walsh's poor or just Beverly Hills poor? And get a good look at Scott, kids, he ain't gonna be around along!
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On this month's patron-selected entry of the Gleep Glossary, the gang is schooled in all-things Kneesaa the Ewok Princess! We know, an absolute legend. A veteran of the Battle of Endor, Kneesaa was also a—WHOA NOW! This episode is for subscribers only. To access the full show, head over to our Patreon and subscribe today! Instantly unlock this episode along with hours and hours of exclusive patrons-only content!
On this week's episode, the gang's descent into madness—a.k.a. Listener Request Month—brings the boys to the doorstep of one of the absolute dumbest films ever covered on the show, A Sound of Thunder! Why couldn't they get Ben Kingsley for longer? Who is Ed Burns fooling? Could that dinosaur have looked any worse? And why did they bother releasing this at all? PLUS: A fair use-covered review of a mildy-beloved Tom Petty song!
A Sound of Thunder stars Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, David Oyelowo, and Catherine McCormack; directed by Peter Hyams.
On this month's patron-requested episode of We Love Movies, the gang fondly looks back at John Hughes' Shermer-to-Chicago hangover movie gem, Ferris Bueller's Day Off! How quickly should Ed Rooney have been—WHOA THERE! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full episode, along with hours and hours of exclusive episodes across multiple shows, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this month's [patron-selected] episode of Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about the totally bonkers Disney coke-dream, Adventures of the Gummi Bears! In the pilot episode, "A New Beginning," which originally aired back on September 14th, 1985, we see a cavalcade of legendary—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access this show, along with hours, upon hours of exclusive bonus content, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's outrageous episode, the 2020 Listener Request Month continues as the guys chat about the completely ridiculous Cannon Films classic, Death Wish 4: The Crackdown! What does it say about Kersey that he's now dreaming up plots to other Death Wish films? How many dummies were destroyed for the creation of this film? And why is Bronson so bad at tapping the mafia's phones? PLUS: Paul Kersey goes undercover with the class of Beverly Hills, 90210!
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown stars Charles Bronson, Kay Lenz, John P. Ryan, Perry Lopez, George Dickerson, Soon-Tek Oh, and Danny Trejo; directed by J. Lee Thompson.
On the first episode of the 2020 Listener Request Month, the gang is subjected to the totally over-the-top legal thriller, Law Abiding Citizen! Did Gerard Butler have to get naked for that one scene? What's with this ridiculous waiter coming into the jail cell? And isn't Colm Meaney supposed to be in charge here? PLUS: Should execution chambers adopt the Alamo Drafthouse no-talking policy?
Law Abiding Citizen stars Gerard Butler, Jaime Foxx, Colm Meaney, Bruce McGill, Leslie Bibb, Richard Portnow, Michael Kelly, Viola Davis, Roger Bart, and Regina Hall; directed by F. Gary Gray.
On this month's episode, the guys read letters about people being the third wheel on movie dates, getting wrongfully accused of wrecking a movie theater bathroom, buying Legos with Harrison Ford, watching bigoted comedian Gallagher be a jerk, and more!
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On this week's episode, the gang is chatting about the ridiculous video game adaptation, Doom! Why is so much of this movie people walking down hallways? Was this one of the last movies the Rock had hair in? And why do they make Karl Urban and Rosamund Pike's characters so... thirsty for each other? PLUS: A big WHM announcement right up top!
Doom stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Deobia Oparei, Ben Daniels, Razaaq Adoti, Richard Brake, Al Weaver, and Dexter Fletcher; directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak.
On this month's edition of The Nexus, the episodes couldn't be farther apart as we chat about two Trek shows of very differing quality!
First on TOS, it's the return of intergalactic scumbag, Harry Mudd in, "I, Mudd"! Originally airing on November 3rd, 1967, this episode features classic Trek elements like an army of—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access this show, and instantly unlock hours, upon hours of additional exclusive content, head over to our Patreon and sign up today!
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang is talking about the completely absurd garbage experience known as Yogi's Gang! The episode in question, um, "Dr. Bigot," originally aired September 8th, 1973, features a rag-tag group of—HEEEEEY BOO-BOO! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly unlock not only this super-solid episode, but hours and hours of exclusive content!
On this week's episode, it's the gang's first of what wound up being a two-show night at the legendary Hollywood Improv! Recorded during last year's fall tour, the gang kicked off the LA shows by talking about the beloved '80s classic, Teen Wolf! Hey, was Scott's dad hitting on Boof? Did any kids die after seeing Michael J. Fox surfing on that van? And did that woman sleep with him while he was a dog? PLUS: No, we will not cool our jets, MAAAAAAAAN!!
Teen Wolf stars Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine, and Mark Holton; directed by Rod Daniel.
On episode three of Making It So, the gang is gaining confidence in the new Trek series as they chat about the episode that finally gets... engaging, "The End is the Beginning"! How rad was it to finally see—HEY NOW! Making It So is a new Star Trek: Picard re-cap show made exclusively for our Patreon subscribers! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon page and subscribe today! Instantly access this episode along with hours, upon hours of exclusive WHM content!
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes back Vulture writer and friend of the show, Angelica Jade Bastién to chat about the outrageous teen sex romp, Cruel Intentions! Was no one considering the fact that these characters are like 18 tops? What is with Ryan Phillippe's terrible duster? And did we really need this horrendous Joshua Jackson character? PLUS: Chris Cabin falls down a paranoid rabbit hole trying to connect the dots in The Rise of Skywalker!
Cruel Intentions stars Ryan Phillippe, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair, Joshua Jackson, Sean Patrick Thomas, Christine Baranski, Eric Mabius, Swoosie Kurtz, Tara Reid, and Louise Fletcher; directed by Roger Kumble.
On this week's episode, the gang is chatting about the ridiculous eerie kid movie, Orphan! How is this kid sitting at the absolute back of the orphanage not an immediate red flag? Why does this girl dress like it's 1885? And to Hell with this movie tree house! PLUS: Tune into HBO's next hit current events show, Little Dennis Miller Live!
Orphan stars Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, Margo Martindale, and CCH Pounder; directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.
On the first trip into the Nexus in 2020, the gang is chatting about two spectacularly outrageous episodes of Trek! First on TOS, it's the spooky episode "Catspaw"! Originally airing October 27th, 1967, this episode features everything you expect in science—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly access not only this episode, but literally hundreds of hours of exclusive WHM content!
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On the debut episode of Making It So, WHM's all-new Star Trek: Picard recap show, the gang is chatting about the series premiere of the latest Trek endeavor that gets off to a... mostly okay start! How rad is it seeing Picard running his family vineyard? What was with that acid spit bomb device? And boy, can Data sure paint a pretty picture! PLUS: Marvel at the slo-mo car crash that is Andrew trying to explain the Kelvin Timeline!
Making It So is a Star Trek: Picard recap show that, going forward, will only be available on our Patreon. Just like we did with The Mandalorian Half-Hour, please enjoy this first episode on us, and then head on over to our Patreon page to make sure you're subscribed—don't miss out on a minute of all-new Trek chat!
On this week's episode, the gang closes out (Some of) the Worst of 2019 month with a convo about the too long, too silly, too muscle-y, spin-off film, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw! Why did they try and cram three movies into one? Did no one think to call Toretto? And why did the screenwriters feel the need to change location more times than a Bond film? PLUS: A "Prison Paul" movie starring Mel Gibson? It could happen!
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw stars Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Vanessa Kirby, Idris Elba, Helen Mirren, Elza González, Eddie Marsan, Cliff Curtis, Lori Pelensie Tuisano, Rob Delaney, and Ryan Reynolds; directed by David Leitch.
On this month's high-octane episode of Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about the silly new Netflix cartoon, Fast and Furious Spy Racers! The episode in question, "Born a Toretto," dropped December 26th, 2019—along with the rest of the first season—on Netflix. Could they make this look any more like—whoa, hit the brakes! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, along with hours upon hours of exclusive bonus content across several different shows, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the Worst of 2019 Month continues as the guys chat about the totally lame Beatles-heavy fantasy, Yesterday! Why not explore the English woman and Russian guy characters more? Is this protagonist really a huge Beatles fan to begin with? And how did they think ending it this way was acceptable? PLUS: Get OUT OF TOWN with that "cameo."
Yesterday stars Himesh Patel, Lily James, Joel Fry, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon, James Corden, Lamorne Morris, and Robert Carlyle; directed by Danny Boyle.
On this month's Gleep Glossary entry, the guys learn all about renowned, indestructible fuck machine, Emperor Palpatine! How hilarious is it that Palpatine was a—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To listen to the full show, head on over to our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly access this outrageous Palpatine ep along with hours, upon hours
On this month's exclusive, full-length bonus We Love Movies episode, the gang is chatting about last year's studio smash hit, Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood! How rad is all the—WHOA, Jack! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly access this episode on OUATIH along with hours, upon hours of exclusive bonus content!
On this week's episode, the gang continues celebrating(?) the worst of 2019 with a raucous conversation about American Mike 3, known elsewhere as Angel Has Fallen! How in the world is Gerard Butler not the head of the Secret Service by now? Does American Mike have CTE? And why did we need that stupid stinger scene? PLUS: Hey, American Mike, meet your dad's new wife—a skeleton?
Angel Has Fallen stars Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Danny Huston, Piper Perabo, Lance Reddick, and Nick Nolte; directed by RIc Roman Waugh.
On the first episode of 2020, the gang is chatting about one of the worst films of last year, Hellboy! Who asked for this? No, seriously—who? Why did they cram four movies into this one film? What's with the Lobster Johnson cameo? And come ON with the King Arthur crap! PLUS: Did Hellboy's HQ move to Colorado because they legalized it?
Hellboy stars David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sophie Okonedo, Thomas Haden Church, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae Kim, and Kristina Klebe as Leni Riefenstahl for some reason; directed by Neil Marshall.
CAUTION: SPOILERS FOR "THE RISE OF SKYWALKER" AHEAD!
On this edition of WHM On-Screen, the gang is chatting about the incredibly polarizing final installment of the "Skywalker Saga" - STAR WARS: EPISODE IX - THE RISE OF SKYWALKER! How bungled did this actually get? What's with all the slap-dash editing? Could they have chilled with those death fake-outs? And how did the Emperor get stuck in one of those claw machines you find in the lobby of a Bennigans?
Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong'o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, and Ian McDiarmid for some reason; directed by J.J. Abrams.
On the final episode of 2019, the gang brings We Love Movies month to an end with a spirited convo about one of the best films ever made, Mad Max: Fury Road! Does cinematic stunt work get better than this? It is definitely a career best for Charlize, no? And how sweet would it be to ride on that rock and roll tank? PLUS: No way Immortan Joe could sprint down that hallway!
Mad Max: Fury Road stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Zoë Kravitz, and Riley Keough; directed by George Miller.
On this month's very special WLM-themed episode of The Nexus, the guys are chatting about the beloved TNG film from 1996, Star Trek: First Contact! What took Geordi so long to—HALT! RESISTANCE IS FUTILE! I mean, uh, this episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, click over to our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly unlock this episode, plus hours upon hours of exclusive bonus content!
On this month's special Holiday Mail Bag, the gang reads letters about folks dodging airplane marathon pukers, Amish kids watching The Karate Kid, kids opening their presents and playing with them before Christmas, and the dangers of the wretched "Movie Party" idea! PLUS: An actual tutorial some dude made about eating watermelon properly... posted to Pornhub?
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On this week's Christmas Edition of We Love Movies, the gang is chatting about the all-time Christmas/horror classic, Gremlins! How about the great Dick Miller in this movie? How much does that Burger King stick out on the town set? And why is Phoebe Cates serving the Gremlins alcohol? PLUS: Country Funk's Hoyt Axton being fed full meals while sleeping is a thing that's discussed!
Gremlins stars Hoyt Axton, Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Corey Feldman, Dick Miller, Frank Welker, and Howie Mandel; directed by the great Joe Dante.
On this month's entry into the Gleep Glossary, it's the holiday season and we're celebrating by chatting about family—more specifically, Luke Skywalker's beloved, barbecued caretakers, Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru! Can we make the slang word—E CHU TA! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, click over to our Patreon and sign up now. Instantly access this show and hours, upon hours of exclusive bonus content!
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, loyal Patreon subscribers!
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang gets into the holiday spirit by chatting about the beloved Christmas sensation, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! Was Burl Ives' snowman facial hair modeled after—HO! HO! HO! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, click over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly access this episode, along with countless hours of exclusive bonus content!
Not yet hip to The Mandalorian Half-Hour? Trying to figure out whether or not you're going to watch The Mandalorian at all? Just getting into the show now and playing catch-up? Well here's a quick taste of how we do television re-caps on the WHM Patreon! Have a listen to this exclusive clip from our latest episode and get ready as we all gear up for next week's season finale! If you dig on what you hear, head on over to our Patreon and sign up today. Instantly access all episode of this show, along with countless hours of exclusive content not available anywhere else!
On this week's very special episode, the gang completes their WLM Star Wars adventure by tackling the sixth episode in the Skywalker Saga, Return of the Jedi! How horrifying is it that these ewoks are definitely eating human flesh? What was Lucas thinking with that gleep glop sticking its lips in the camera in the altered version? And is that dude crying over the Rancor showing the first nipples in Star Wars? PLUS: Admiral Ackbar and Grand Moff Tarkin star in the Oscar-winning, Squid Book.
Return of the Jedi stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, James Earl Jones, David Prowse, Sebastian Shaw, Alec Guinness, and Warwick Davis; directed by Richard Marquand.
On this month's massive, nearly 3-hour bonus episode, the gang continues celebrating We Love Movies month with a super-sized chat about The Empire Strikes Back! How cruel is the fate of—whoa, young Jedi! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, visit our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly unlock this show and hours, upon hours of additional bonus content not available anywhere else!
On this week's show, the gang is live from Cobb's in San Francisco chatting about the absolutely delightful Michael Bay action show, The Rock! Is Nicolas Cage naked under that guitar? Why didn't the movie care at all about those hostages? And is Blimpie still a thing? PLUS: What if Sean Connery played Pennywise?
The Rock stars Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris, John Spencer, David Morse, William Forsythe, Michael Biehn, John C. McGinley, Bokeem Woodbine, and the great Tony Todd; directed by Michael Bay.
On this week's edition of The Mandalorian Half-Hour, the gang is together for a rare in-studio convo, chatting about the show's fourth installment, "Chapter 4: Sanctuary"! In this episode we're finally introduced to—HEY NOW! This show is for subscribers only! To listen to the full episode, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly access this episode along with hours and hours exclusive content!
On this week's episode, the gang kicks off WLM month with a bang as they welcome High & Mighty and Action Boys' Jon Gabrus onto the program to talk about the second-best in the franchise, Die Hard with a Vengeance! Recorded at the HeadGum studio in Los Angeles, the guys wonder why the screenwriter was willing to die on the hill for that sandwich board sequence? Why is McClane never seen throwing up throughout the day with that hangover? And does that fountain water puzzle actually shake out? PLUS: What were they thinking with those gross Charmin bears?
Die Hard with a Vengeance stars Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons, Graham Greene, Colleen Camp, Larry Bryggman, and Kevin Chamberlain; directed by John McTiernan.
This month on our Trek-tacular trip into The Nexus, we're chatting about a totally baller episode of TOS, followed by one of the absolute worst episodes of TNG humanity has ever seen! First on TOS, it's "The Doomsday Machine!" Originally airing October 20th, 1967, this episode features Spock facing off against a shitty—WHOA THERE! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly access this show, along with hours and hours of additional bonus content!
On this week's episode, the gang is chatting about 1984's The Karate Kid LIVE from the Improv in Hollywood, California! Recorded on the most recent leg of tour, this show saw the guys asking the important questions, like: what was Mrs. LaRusso smoking and where could they get some? Where did Mr. Miyagi get that Jay Leno-esque fleet of cars? And what's with that neighborhood kid's pig t-shirt? PLUS: Playing the role of Mr. Miyagi on this episode—Peter Falk everyone!
The Karate Kid stars Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove, Randee Heller, and Willilam Zabka; directed by John Avildsen.
On this week's episode, the gang is live from majestic Portland, Oregon discussing the 1990 family comedy/hardened police drama, Kindergarten Cop! Recorded on the recent west coast tour at the beautiful Aladdin Theater, the gang wants to know just why this movie starts like a scene from To Live and Die in L.A., what was with that vomit montage, and did the film really need that domestic violence sub-sub-subplot? PLUS: Jesse "The Body" Ventura auditions for some non-existent voice over roles in the film!
Kindergarten Cop stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt, Richard Tyson, Carroll Baker, Cathy Moriarty, Richard Portnow, and a bunch of rotten children; directed by Ivan Reitman.
On the first episode of the all-new side show, The Mandalorian Half-Hour, the guys are chatting about the kick-off of the new Star Wars show, The Mandalorian! How bad ass was Herzog here? How come the Mandalorian doesn't have a sick codpiece? And how about Nick Nolte as that Ugnaught?! PLUS: Eric's dream of seeing a bounty hunter droid in action finally comes to pass!
The first episode of The Mandalorian Half-Hour is being distributed here on the main feed so everyone can get a taste. All future episodes, including episode 2 which is available right now, will be distributed on our Patreon.
A big thanks to the endlessly talented Felipe Sobreiro for another beautiful cover image—which you'll see on episode two! And please excuse the wonky nature of the audio here. We're still wrapping our brains around remote record logistics—the only way we're able to produce this show on our current schedule!
On this month's bonus WLM episode, the gang is chatting about James Cameron's 1984 science fiction horror masterpiece, The Terminator. Does the Arnold puppet stand the test of wretched Father Time? Does the Terminator actually kill Bill Paxton's character? And is that confirmation on Arnold's—HEY NOW! This episode is for terminators and subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today! Instantly access this episode along with hours upon hours of exclusive bonus content!
On this week's episode, it's almost like the gang is going back to the Spooktacular as they discuss the absolutely abhorrent film "comedy," I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry! What's with Sandler's character's cartoonish sex addiction? Can firefighters be on the take? And could this film get any more disingenuous? PLUS: Gary Busey goes off-Broadway!
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel, Dan Aykroyd, Ving Rhames, and Steve Buscemi; directed by Dennis Dugan.
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes film critic for The Atlantic and co-host of the very funny Blank Check with Griffin & David, David Sims into the studio to chat about the dull-as-dirt, missed opportunity known as Termination Salvation! Where are all the lasers we were promised? Why do the filmmakers play the Sam-Worthington-being-a-robot stuff like it's a huge twist? Who is approving this dialogue for Common? And why didn't this film end with Kyle Reese going back in time? PLUS: Who is listening to John Connor's pirate radio podcast, Conncast?
Terminator Salvation stars Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Helena Bonham Carter, Moon Bloodgood, Bryce Dallas Howard, Common, and the great Michael Ironside; directed by McG.
On this month's super-sized entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric gets down to business as the guys learn about the most beloved (and feared) bounty hunter in the galaxy, Boba Fett! How did he survive the Sarlacc pit? What was his relationship with—WHOA THERE! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head to our Patreon page and sign up today! Gain instant access to not only this episode, but hours, upon hours of exclusive bonus content!
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the guys read letters about being the third wheel on a long drive with a couple who's fighting, moms mistaking nerdy sci-fi molds for sex toys, movie experts not being believed, the absolute worst "Freddy vs. Jason" screening situation in the history of the world, plus much more!
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On this week's episode, the 2019 Halloween Spooktacular comes to a close as the gang chats about the good-if-you-saw-it-as-a-kid horror comedy, The Monster Squad! Why does the Fish Man have so little to do? Is this guy the worst Dracula in film culture? And is that true about Wolf Man anatomy? PLUS: So how many cast members from Everybody Loves Raymond have a sex tape?
The Monster Squad stars Tom Noonan, Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr, Brent Chalem, Ryan Lambert, Ashley Bank, Michael Faustino, Mary Ellen Trainor, Jon Gries, and Stan Shaw; directed by Fred Dekker.
On this month's trip into the Nexus, the gang is chatting Trek episodes both wretched and excellent, yet equally horny! First, over on TOS, it's "The Apple," which originally aired October 13th, 1967. It's the horrendous episode where Kirk & Company stumble across—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To hear the rest of the show, sign up for our Patreon today! Instantly access hours and hours of exclusive bonus content!
Recorded live at Thalia Hall in Chicago, Illinois - June 16th, 2019
On this week's episode, the 2019 Halloween Spooktacular is live from Chicago's Thalia Hall as the gang is chatting about the original Child's Play! What's with all the gun play at the beginning? Why was Brad Dourif's character studying voodoo at all? And does anyone out there have any Child's Play tattoos? PLUS: Tommy Wiseau has the world's worst pool parties!
Child's Play stars Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, and Dinah Manoff; directed by Tom Holland (not Spider-Man).
On this week's episode, the 2019 Halloween Spooktacular gets a little gross as the gang gags their way through a conversation about the 2009 schlock-fest, The Human Centipede (First Sequence)! How did Tom Six never think to build out ANY of these characters? Are these the two worst cops in film history? And what's the deal with the mad doctor's ultra-'90s ditch-digging outfit? PLUS: Will Alec Baldwin be in a Human Centipede sequel?
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) stars Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie, Akihiro Kitamura, Andreas Leupold, Peter Blankenstein, and Bernd Kostau as that Dirty Old Pervert; directed by Tom Six.
On this month's entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric reads the guys the tale of Labria, also known as the Devil Guy, a prominent fuck-up figure in the Mos Eisley cantina! Hear how Labria was the galaxy's biggest—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head to our Patreon page and sign up today. Instantly access this episode, plus hours more content!
On this week's episode, the 2019 Halloween Spooktacular heads to Franchise Town as the gang chats about the pretty fun sequel, Final Destination 3! Who gets this excited about roller coasters? What is with all the 9/11 stuff? And it's their tricentennial, but Paul Revere was there doing the Midnight Ride? What? PLUS: HOW DO YOU NOT HAVE TONY TODD IN THE FLESH IN THIS FILM?
Final Destination 3 stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche, Alexz Johnson, Sam Easton, Jesse Moss, Gina Holden, Texas Battle, Chelan Simmons, Yan-Kay Crystal Lowe, and Amanda Crew; directed by James Wong.
On this special SPOOKTACULAR edition of Animation Damnation, the gang is in full-on WHM mode as they chat about arguably the best Halloween special The Simpsons ever produced, "Treehouse of Horror V." Originally airing October 30th, 1994, this episode features not only the finest "Treehouse" segment ever, the Stanley Kubrick parody, "The Shinning," it also contains—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today! You'll instantly unlock this episode, along with countless hours of bonus content!
On this month's Spooktacular episode of We Love Movies, the gang is talking about one of the all-time greats: Stanley Kubrick's The Shining! Just look at how much of a jerk Jack is being during—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today! You'll instantly unlock this episode, along with hours upon hours of bonus shows!
On this episode, the 2019 Halloween Spooktacular kicks into high gear with the possibly-not-as-bad-as-we-remembered-or-maybe-not 2009 slasher reboot, Friday the 13th! Why do these Platinum Dunes remakes have to try to be so EXTREEEEEEEEME?! Why is this cold open 25 minutes long? And why is that one dude whacking off right in the well-lit living room? PLUS: We agree with Jason—steal weed, get butchered!
Friday the 13th stars Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti, Travis Van Winkle, Aaron Yoo, Jonathan Sadowski, Julianna Guill, Ben Feldman, Arlen Escarpeta, Ryan Hansen, Will Ford, and Derek Mears as Jason; directed by Marcus Nispel.
On our September 2019 Mail Bag, the gang reads letters about people inappropriately laughing at others' misfortunes in public, creepy campus stalkers, people fighting over seats in a Wanted screening, and one poor soul that got threatened by the late, Italian character actor, Frank Vincent!
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On this month's journey into the Nexus, the gang starts off with a chat about one of the best episodes of TOS ever, then follows it up with a convo about a season 2 TNG ep that might be more interesting than—HEY NOW! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! If you want to unlock the full show, visit our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this episode, our accidental '90s month comes to a close as we tackle the hysterical VR thriller, The Lawnmower Man! Which cut of the film did we all watch? What's with Jeff Fahey's coke-head laugh? And what bargain bin did Geoffrey Lewis get this Irish accent in? PLUS: How much of this southern judge's time can Stephen King take up?
The Lawnmower Man stars Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Lewis, Jenny Wright, Mark Bringelson, Colleen Coffey, Jeremy Slate, and Dean Norris; directed by Brett Leonard.
On this month's episode of Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about the confounding, mildly disgusting, nearly-forgotten cartoon, The Wuzzles! The episode in question, "What's Up, Stox?" originally aired December 7th, 1985—it would be the final episode of the series. What's with this creepy—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! If you want to access the full show, head to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang continues their unofficial/accidental '90s month as they tackle the ludicrous Crichton adaptation, Sphere! Why didn't they include the naval team that go underwater with them like in the book? Did Queen Latifah know they were going to use all those line reads? And when exactly did Liev Schreiber's voice lower? PLUS: What if the characters from Back to the Future found that titular sphere instead?
Sphere stars Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Liev Schreiber, Queen Latifah, and, for two seconds, Huey Lewis; directed by Barry Levinson.
On this month's entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric reads the story of Garindan, the long-snooted legend of the Mos Eisely cantina! Hear how this guy was the biggest—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! If you want to access the whole show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang gets double vision talking about the stupid, but entertaining JCVD action fest, Double Impact! How was this split screen technology considered passable? What's with the silk underwear? And did we really need that fantasy sex scene? PLUS: Mario had his reasons for wanting to take Donkey Kong's life back in the '80s.
Double Impact stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alonna Shaw, and Bolo Yeung; directed by Sheldon Lettich.
On this month's patrons-only, full-length bonus episode, the gang officially launches the We Love Movies initiative with an enthusiastic conversation about GoldenEye! How great is the—HEY NOW! This episode is for patrons only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe today!
On this week's episode, the gang is chatting about the less-than-stellar teen horror-comedy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer! How asleep at the switch was Sutherland while making this? Why couldn't we get a little more gore? And why is the fight choreography so slow? PLUS: Donald Sutherland antagonizing Joss Whedon on set is a blissful encounter we wish we could've seen!
On this month's Mail Bag, the guys read letters about Jeff Goldblum being a creep, idiot parents taking pictures of their kids watching Toy Story 4, proms with cheap entertainment, and heinous monsters ruining a screening of Midsommar.
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On the season 10 premiere, the gang is in-studio with writer, Keanu Reeves historian, and all-around fantastic person, Angelica Jade Bastién chatting about the super-horny, mid-90's, sci-fi dud, Species! What is with those nipple tentacles? Who thought the film needed an improvised Michael Madsen sex scene? And what kind of a name is Xavier Fitch, Ben Kingsley? PLUS: The Chuck E. Cheese origin story is here!
Species stars Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker, Marg Helgenberger, and Michelle Williams; directed by Roger Donaldson.
Recorded at the WFMT studios in beautiful Chicago, IL.
On this month's journey into the magic ribbon known as The Nexus, the gang is chatting about two Trek episodes that may, at first, seem totally unrelated, but when you boil it down, they're both pretty dumb!
First, over on TOS, it's the season two episode, "The Changeling," which originally aired September 29th, 1967. Here, we've got a super-silly—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! If you want to unlock the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly receive access to this show on top of HOURS more exclusive content!
On this week's episode, the 2019 East Cage Tour comes to an end in beautiful New York City! The gang rounded things out at the Gramercy Theatre by talking about the absolutely ludicrous horror remake, The Wicker Man! What's with that Aaron Eckhart cameo? Why does Cage keep his entire suit on the whole film? And what a total boss conversation-ender Ellen Burstyn has here! PLUS: Take a drink every time someone makes a bee pun! Actually, don't do that. Definitely, definitely, definitely do not do that.
The Wicker Man stars Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy, Molly Parker, and Leelee Sobieski; directed by Neil LaBute.
We're unlocking the WHM Vault to offer up a Dog Days of Summer-primed episode of The Nexus! If you're not hip to our Patreon, now is your chance to check out an episode of our exclusive Star Trek-themed show—FREE! We can't stress enough that you don't have to be a fan of Trek to enjoy the show—even our own Chris Cabin couldn't care less about the franchise!
So if you like what you hear, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe today! Instantly access hours, upon hours of exclusive content, not only for The Nexus, but also bonus shows on Star Wars, bizarre cartoons from the '80s and '90s... even a series of sync-able commentary tracks where we get drunk watching the Twilight movies!
Our Patreon is not only home to this massive archive of additional content you can't get anywhere else, but it's also how we keep the lights on here at WHM. So if you dig the show and like what we do, please consider supporting us over at the Patreon. You won't regret it!
This concludes our August 2019 pledge drive. Now go enjoy this oppressively humid summer day!
On this month's Animation Damnation, the guys are chatting about the totally off-the-wall cartoon, Noozles! The episode in question, "A Wonderful Friendship," which originally aired July 7th, 1984, was the pilot of this bonkers bit of animation and features classic cartoon crackups like: exploring—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today! You'll instantly unlock not only this episode, but countless hours of extra content exclusive to our patrons!
On this week's Summer Break episode, the gang is live from the D.C. Improv chatting about the super-silly Nicolas Cage remake, Gone in 60 Seconds! What's with Cage's character's name in this? What on earth is with that Giovanni Ribisi breakfast recipe? And how long do those two guys wait for that dog to... give back those keys? PLUS: PUR-PLE! RAIN!
Gone in 60 Seconds stars Nicolas Cage, Giovanni Ribisi, Angelina Jolie, Scott Caan, Will Patton, Delroy Lindo, Timothy Olyphant, Chi McBride, Robert Duvall, Christopher Eccleston, Vinnie Jones, and Grace Zabriskie; directed by Dominic Sena.
On this month's full-length bonus episode, the gang rises from the ashes of that lost National Treasure live show with a discussion about its ridiculous sequel, National Treasure: Book of Secrets! Why does it take so long for the film to get around to mentioning—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, along with several hours of additional bonus content, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On the first Summer Break episode of the year, the guys are live from Boston, Massachusetts, chatting about the bat-shit crazy Alex Proyas film, Knowing! This was the first night of the East Cage Tour and the show featured several talking points including: just how much does Nicolas Cage look like a scarecrow in this movie? Are these things angels, aliens or Scandinavian perverts? And what kind of person brags about a hot dog recipe? PLUS: Performed live, for one night only, We Hate Movies' latest parody single, "Crack Shack."
Knowing stars Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, and Rose Byrne; directed by Alex Proyas.
On this month's entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric tells the guys about his favorite character in, well possibly the entire galaxy—IG-88! Remember when IG-88 became a—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today—instantly access this show, along with hours upon hours of exclusive content!
On this week's episode, the 2019 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza comes to a close—as does WHM season nine—with a conversation on the absolutely bonkers, but fun-bonkers, blockbuster that started it all, The Fast and the Furious! Did anyone notice that this is just Point Break with cars? Why did they make the huge score a bunch of DVD players? And how did no one think to rename the big racing convention something other than, "Race Wars"? PLUS: Vin Diesel LOVES making tuna fish sandwiches!
The Fast and the Furious stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Rick Yune, Ted Levine, and Ja Rule; directed by Rob Cohen.
Step into that magical ribbon with us once again, loyal Patreon subscriber, as the gang drops the 35th (!!!) episode of the bluest Star Trek podcast in the Alpha Quadrant, The Nexus!
First, over on TOS, it's the outrageous episode, "Who Mourns for Adonais?" Originally airing September 22nd, 1967, this episode features some legendarily cheap—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only. To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today! Instantly access days' worth of bonus content!
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about the utterly confounding cartoon, Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling! The episode in question, "Clean Gene/Andre's Giant Problem," which originally aired on September 21st, 1985, features—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today! You'll instantly gain access to up to 5 days' worth* of exclusive content!
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On this week's Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza episode, the gang is chatting about the completely unnecessary remake, The Taking of Pelham 123! Why did Tony Scott think all that drop-frame effect stuff looked good? What's with Travolta's casual use of the word "bunghole"? And on what planet would Michael Rispoli talk shit to Denzel like that and not get punched in the face by the end of the film? PLUS: Can Steve and Andrew make this fake streaming content-licensing thriller a reality? Eric doesn't think so!
The Taking of Pelham 123 stars John Travolta, Denzel Washington, Luis Guzmán, John Turturro, Michael Rispoli, and the late, great James Gandolfini; directed by Tony Scott.
On this month's dip into the WHM letter sack, the gang is chatting about a threatening landlady, tire fires, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, watching uncomfortable movie sex scenes with parents, and much, much more! PLUS: Premium Steve is available now for only $3.99 a month!
If you want your stories read on the air—or if you have a specific question for the gang—write into the mail bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the 2019 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza heads to Disasterville as the guys trash the totally ridiculous Roland Emmerich-helmed, end of the world joint, 2012! Why did we have to suffer those two jazz musician characters? What's with so many people in this film dying over the phone? And did President Danny Glover deserve such an over-the-top death? PLUS: What would you eat when you were told the world was coming to an end? Because 50% of this show's cast is turning to cannibalism right quick!
2012 stars John Cusack, Danny Glover, Amanda Peet, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Oliver Platt, Tom McCarthy, and Woody Harrelson; directed by Roland Emmerich.
On this month's entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric finds a non-bipedal gleep-glop to satisfy Chris Cabin's weird alien fetish and the gang learns about the non-legendary Durga the Hutt! Was this Hutt a fan of—HEY NOW! This content is for Patreon subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon page and subscribe today!
On this dip into the WHM Mail Bag, the guys address super important issues like: how awkward it can be listening to this show without headphones, stealing concessions from the multiplex you work for, and one of the worst flight companions to ever exist. PLUS: Is it too late for a Vega Brothers movie?
If you want your questions answered on the air, or have a wild story you want the guys to comment on, write into the Mail Bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this WHM Mail Bag, the gang reads letters from people who bothered directors while driving them around, got asked to babysit a gaggle of Shrek-loving monsters, misremembered the stars of "Airheads," and one guy whose college roommate did, indeed, pleasure themselves to Shrek. If you want your wild stories read on the air, or if you have a question for the gang, write into the mail bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganzais celebrating the world of rom-coms as the gang chats about the outrageous 2009 disaster, The Ugly Truth! Why can't they just make Gerard Butler characters Scottish so the man can speak comfortably? How did Kevin Connolly make the opening credits with that little screen time? And could you even imagine going to a balloon festival? PLUS: Minor league baseball can get pretty wild it turns out!
The Ugly Truth stars Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Eric Winter, Bree Turner, Nick Searcy, Cheryl Hines, John, and Michael Higgins; directed by Robert Luketic.
On this month's bonus episode, the gang chats about the Oscar-winning, AFI darling, Forrest Gump! Did Forrest sabotage the rest of those shrimp boats using the power of—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang continues the 2019 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza with a longer-than-Star Wars-sized chat about the first Spider-Man reboot attempt, The Amazing Spider-Man! Why in the world did we need to see the Uncle Ben death again? Why couldn't they bother hiring Dylan Baker to play the Lizard finally?!And how come Denis Leary couldn't sing "Asshole" to Peter Parker?! PLUS: Coming next summer...Spider-Man: Home Cookin'!
The Amazing Spider-Man stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Irrfan Khan, Campbell Scott, and Embeth Davidtz; directed by Marc Webb.
On this month's journey into the Nexus, the gang is blessed with chatting about a stone-cold classic TOS episode,and then a... not so great TNG! First, over on TOS, it's the legendary episode, "Amok Time," which originally aired September the 15th, 1967. This ep features Spock hucking—HEY NOW! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today! You'll instantly access hours, nay, days of new content!
On this week's episode, the 2019 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza rolls on as the gang chats about the terribly agro comic adaptation, Wanted! What's with all this faux-Fight Club nonsense? Why does everyone think that "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" will play for a laugh outside of the film Dirty Work? And please enjoy a 10-minute tangent on the film Coneheads! PLUS: It's Sunday-Funday in The Matrix!
Wanted stars James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp, Thomas Kretschmann, Common, Kristen Hager, David O'Hara, Konstantin Khabenskiy, and Chris Pratt; directed by Timur Bekmambetov.
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang is gearing up and rolling out with the beloved G.I. Joes as the squad... what's that say? Travels back in time to ancient Greece? Oooooooo-kay! The episode in question, "G.I. Joe and the Golden Fleece," originally aired October 27th, 1986 and features such bat-shit crazy moments like—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To get the whole thing, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up now!
On this entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric tells the tall tale of a guy that didn't always exist in the Star Wars Universe: Melas the Sarkan! Vaping his way across the galaxy, Melas was only added to Star Wars when—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To get the full scoop on Melas, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe today!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza gets a little spooktacular as the gang chats about the ridiculous evil-dolls-gets-hitched sequel, Bride of Chucky! What’s with all the CGI doll in this movie? How strong is this little toy supposed to be? And why did this doll need to have genitals?
PLUS: Ray Romano’s soul may be stuck in the body of a doll but he still can’t shake his family!
Bride of Chucky stars Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Katherine Heigl, Nick Stabile, Alexis Arquette, and the late comedic genius, John Ritter; directed by Ronny Yu.
On this month's full-length bonus episode, the gang is chatting about the absolutely ridiculous Tinker Tailor-esque spy actioneer, Kingsman: The Secret Service! What's the deal with that weird—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the 2019 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza rolls on as the gang welcomes journalist and friend of the show, Jamelle Bouie in-studio to chat about the 1998 big-budget b-movie, Deep Rising! What's with Kevin J. O'Connor's riffing? How did Famke Janssen's Catwoman-esque jewel thief movie wind up on this pleasure cruise? And how bad ass is Wes Studi? PLUS: Bernie Sanders recruits the Deep Rising monster, a fellow Brooklyn native, to feast on the Top One Tenth of the One Percent!
Deep Rising stars Treat Williams, Famke Janssen, Anthony Heald, Kevin J. O'Connor, Wes Studi, Derrick O'Connor, Jason Flemyng, Cliff Curtis, Clifton Powell, Trevor Goddard, Una Damon, and Djimon Hounsou; directed by Stephen Sommers.
On this very special WHM On-Screen, the gang is chatting about the new X-Men film, Dark Phoenix, the final entry in the (possibly unfairly) much maligned "alternate 1985 timeline" mutant film series! Caution! Spoilers abound, so if you haven't seen the film yet, hold off on this until you do! Or spoil it for yourself—whatever works.
This week on the program, the gang kicks off the 2019 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza by chatting about the absolutely ridiculous and D.O.A. action movie adaptation, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra! What's with Cobra Commander's wig? Why did we need all these origin stories? And how much of this movie is Dennis Quaid sitting down? PLUS: Paul Giamatti stars in BearCity 3: The Divorce!
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra stars Dennis Quaid, Marlon Wayans, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sienna Miller, Kevin J. O'Connor, Ray Park, Gerald Okamura, Jonathan Pryce, Byung-Hun Lee, Saïd Taghmaoui, and Arnold Vosloo; directed by Stephen Sommers.
On this month's journey into that magic ribbon known as The Nexus, the gang is talking about two fairly ridiculous episodes of Trek—but ridiculous for very different reasons!
First on TOS, it's "Operation - Annihilate!," which originally aired April 13th, 1967. The episode has it all: Shatner wearing a stupid—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang chats about the Joe Pesci slumlord comedy, The Super! What's with this ridiculous, Seinfeldian court ruling? How old is Joe Pesci supposed to be in this film? Did Pesci's piece get separate billing? And did they think this was biting social commentary? PLUS: Has a film's poster ever had a character shrugging its shoulders and then still turned out to be a good movie?
The Super stars Joe Pesci, Vincent Gardenia, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Rubén Blades, Stacey Travis, and Carole Shelley; directed by Rod Daniel.
On this special WHM On-Screen, the guys are chatting about the latest installment in the incredibly lucrative, bullet-to-the-head franchise, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum! What's with that trip to the desert? How about that knife fight? And how about all that super dog action? PLUS: Andrew has an... uncomfortable screening experience.
On this special WHM On-Screen, the gang is chatting about the divisive series finale of HBO's Game of Thrones! There's a Lightning Lord? What was that Night King dude's problem? And way to burn that furniture, Drogon! PLUS: Eric gives his pick for next fantasy series to be adapted for television!
On this week's episode, the gang chats about the sex-crazed rom-"com," Ghosts of Girlfriends Past! Why didn't McConaughey's scarf get more play? Why did they say Robert Forster's character served in Korea? And is Emma Stone's character supposed to be dead? PLUS: David Attenborough narrates Connor Mead's gross sex life!
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past stars Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Michael Douglas, Breckin Meyer, Lacey Chabert, Robert Forster, Anne Archer, Emma Stone, Daniel Sunjata, and Noureen DeWulf; directed by Mark Waters.
On this entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric regales the fellas with the complete story of beloved Star Wars scamp, Greedo! Was that really--HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the guys blast off into outer space to talk about the Eastwood-directed, old-man astronaut movie, Space Cowboys! What in the world is with the ridiculous dubbing at the beginning of the film? What's with Marcia Gay Harden laughing at Jay Leno? And was Cromwell crooked or what? PLUS: Is anyone watching that Mötley Crüe movie on Netflix?
Space Cowboys stars Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, James Garner, Donald Sutherland, Marcia Gay Harden, and James Cromwell; directed by Clint Eastwood.
On this month's episode, the gang opens up the Mail Bag to read letters from people who unfortunately wore WHM merchandise to a doctor's office, got caught explaining entire films to old people, and watched abhorrent puppet pornography in film school. PLUS: Steve is awarded his prize for winning "The Bet" by none other than his TV favorite, the Masked Singer!
If you want your wild stories read on the air, or if you have a question for the gang, write into the mail bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang returns to the confounding world of Pokémon by discussing the David Lynchian episode, "Go West, Young Meowth"! Originally airing (maybe) October 9th, 1999, the episode is a gritty, L.A.-set story about Meowth and his days being exploited by—HEY NOW! This episode is for subscribers only! If you want access to the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this episode, the gang celebrates reaching episode 420 (GET IT?) by chatting about the absolutely abhorrent faux-stoner comedy, Dude, Where's My Car? How did some of these "jokes" make it to the final cut? What's with this Hal Sparks-worshipping alien cult? And why is NO ONE smoking weed? PLUS: Would Buster Keaton ever eat a pizza?
Dude, Where's My Car? stars Ashton Kutcher, Sean William Scott, Jennifer Garner, Marla Sokoloff, Kristy Swanson, David Herman, Hal Sparks, Charlie O'Connell, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Stuttering John Melendez, and Michael Bower; directed by Danny Leiner.
On this month's full-length bonus episode, the gang is chatting about the absolutely ridiculous Matthew McConaughey/Anne Hathaway neo-noir (?), Serenity! Why is he a single-customer—WHOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only. To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
This episode contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame
On this episode of WHM On-Screen, the gang is chatting about the little known box-office flop, Avengers: Endgame! Who made it through the whole thing without using the bathroom? Who had what spoiled? And what minor, fun, harmless detail did Chris Cabin hate? PLUS: Stop talking about the movie you just saw when you're in the bathroom on your way out!
Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Josh Brolin, Paul Rudd and a bunch more people we won't list here because yeah, technically that cast list is kind of a spoiler; directed by Anthony and Joe Russo.
On this week's episode, the gang is chatting about the Mouse Trap-esque horror film, Final Destination! What is with all the shots of Devon Sawa's bedroom fan? Would this film have been better in its intended form, an X-Files episode? Why did all the characters need to have names of famous directors and actors? And what's with all the tasteless use of real plane crash footage? PLUS: It turns out that guy from The Terminal was a real pervert!
Final Destination stars Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Kristen Cloke, Daniel Roebuck, Roger Guenveur Smith, Chad Donella, Seann William Scott, Amanda Detmer, and Tony Todd; directed by James Wong.
On this month's voyage into The Nexus, the gang, once again, is talking about one excellent episode of Trek and another... not so excellent one. First, on TOS, it's one of the best episodes of television ever produced, "The City on the Edge of Forever"! Originally airing April 6th, 1967, this classic episode features—WHOOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this month's Animation Damnation, the guys are chatting about the better-than-Shrek, Shrek spinoff, Puss in Boots! What's the deal with this magical—WHOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only. For access to the full show, head over to our Patreon and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang chats about the creepy, magic-filled teen comedy, 17 Again! How did tiny Zac Efron grow an extra 2 1/2 feet to become Matthew Perry? Why did we need so much time with the Thomas Lennon side plot? And did Brian Doyle-Murray rip off Steve Zissou's wardrobe? PLUS: Nobody needs those fancy bowling alleys!
17 Again stars Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann, Brian Doyle-Murray, Thomas Lennon, Michelle Trachtenberg, Sterling Knight, Melora Hardin, and Jim Gaffigan; directed by Burr Steers.
We're unlocking the WHM Vault as a special 4/20 gift to present a Patreon bonus episode to the masses! Over a year ago, we released this episode on Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, but if you weren't subscribed to our Patreon, you didn't have access—so here's your chance to see what you're missing! Check out this episode and then head over to our Patreon and sign up today to unlock HOURS of extra WHM episodes, along with other shows and commentaries!
It's also no coincidence that we're releasing this episode on a Nic Cage film on the cusp of our East Cage Tour! We can't wait to see y'all on the road, so if you're around the Boston/DC/Philly/NYC area, grab some tickets and come say hi next week!
On this month's full-length bonus episode, the gang is chatting about the completely tone-deaf Death Wish remake! How impressive is it that Bruce manages to participate in—WHOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang goes back to McClane Country to talk about the third Die Hard sequel, the old man cop/cyber-thriller mash-up, Live Free or Die Hard! Why didn't they let Olyphant out of that van? Where did Bruce's eyebrows go? And why couldn't they have McClane give Zeus Carver or Al Powell a call? PLUS: "Bill Nighy" blows mad rails!
Live Free or Die Hard stars Bruce Willis, Timothy Olyphant, Justin Long, Maggie Q, Cliff Curtis, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Kevin Smith; directed by Len Wiseman.
On this entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric shares the tale of Momaw Nadon, the famous hammer-headed individual in the Mos Eisley Cantina! Is "hammerhead" a slur? What exactly was in this guy's—WHOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! If you want instant access to the full show, head on over to our Patreon and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang is heading back to Far Far Away to chat about the dreadful, award-winning sequel, Shrek 2! What's with all the extraordinarily large bosoms in this movie? Why does Puss in Boots immediately start calling Shrek "boss"? And what were they thinking with all these donkey/dragon mashup babies? PLUS: Mario Mario loses out on Yankees tickets!
Shrek 2 stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Antonio Banderas, Rupert Everett, and Jennifer Saunders; directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury & Conrad Vernon.
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes Griffin Newman into the studio to chat about the dumb fun that is Pet Sematary (1989)! Why didn't the town just vote to lower that speed limit? Can beer bottles get buried in the cemetery and come back to life as FULL beers? And was that kid really laid to rest (the first time) in that Tom Petty hat? PLUS: Be sure to catch Griffin on Amazon's The Tick when it returns for SEASON TWO, this Friday, April 5th!
Pet Sematary stars Dale Midkiff, Fred Gwynne, Denise Crosby, Brad Greenquist, Blaze Berdahl, and Miko Hughes; directed by Mary Lambert.
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the guys are reading letters from folks who threw up during Dude, Where's My Car?, had a botched audition for a Troma film, totally beefed on a prom outfit, and one fella who paused a genocide documentary at one of the worst possible parts while watching on a plane.
If you want your wild stories read on the air, or if you have a question for the gang, write into the mail bag: email@example.com!
On this month's Patreon-listener-requested episode, the gang chats about two episodes of Star Trek, one from Deep Space Nine and another from their beloved Next Generation, both of which are incredibly weird in their own ways!
First up, on DS9, it's "Distant Voices," which originally aired April 10th, 1995. It features exciting elements like—WHOA! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon and subscribe today!
On this week's episode, the 2019 Listener Request Month comes to an end as the gang chats about a 90's action film that "borrows" from about 3 or 4 other 90's action films—it's Chill Factor! Who thought these two were a good pair? Why ditch the ice cream truck halfway through the film? And how did this disgraced army colonel go to prison a loser and come out a savvy, euro-trash, cyber terrorist? PLUS: What if Marty and Doc didn't get to travel through time?
Chill Factor stars Cuba Gooding Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Peter Firth, David Paymer, and Kevin J. O'Connor; directed by, yes, Hugh Johnson.
On this episode of a listener requested Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about the totally abhorrent Stripperella! The episode in question—oy—"Beauty and the Obese" originally aired June 26th, 2003, features embarrassingly dated elements like—WHOOPS! This episode is for our subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang continues the 2019 Listener Request Month with one of the most requested and anticipated films to be talked about on this show, Battlefield Earth! What's with that mini-golf course? Could they have done any worse with that CGI cow leg? And what's going on with Travolta's Hot Topic boots? PLUS: That's not a potty cam, L. Ron just has a bee in the bathroom!
Battlefield Earth stars Barry Pepper, John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, Kim Coates, and Kelly Preston; directed by Roger Christian.
On this month's patrons-only bonus episode, the gang is chatting about the dull-as-dirt video game adaptation, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider! What's with all the lame—WHOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! If you are a subscriber, feel free to delete this instantly! But if you haven't subscribed yet, give this clip a listen to see what you're missin'! Then head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe today!
On a very special WHM On-Screen, the guys chat about the new superhero cinematic sensation, Captain Marvel! What the hell is a Kree again? Look at all the creative ways kitty litter can be used! And taking a moment to remember the one and only jay-smoking genius, Stan Lee!
Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, and Lee Pace; directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck.
On this week's episode, the 2019 Listener Request Month rolls on as the guys chat about the ridiculous 1988 psychic comedy, Vibes! Is this the only time in his career Goldblum couldn't fake the funk? Shouldn't they have shown Cyndi Lauper's psychic spirit friend? And who was laughing at that terrible prolonged death scene? PLUS: Meanwhile, in the alternate universe where Peter Falk played Hannibal Lecter, the chianti keeps flowing!
Vibes stars Cyndi Lauper, Jeff Goldblum, Peter Falk, Googy Gress, Julian Sands, and Steve Buscemi; directed by Ken Kwapis.
On this entry into the Gleep Glossary, a very special Listener Request Month edition, the guys learn about the gleep, the myth, the always-available legend, Sebulba! Unlike his constantly-free schedule to appear in films, Sebulba was—WHOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang kicks off the 2019 Listener Request Month with a chat about the heinous video game adaptation, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time! Sweet job at the casting call, Hollywood! What's with all the parkour? And what kind of an accent was Jake G. shooting for? PLUS: Say hello to the Buddy Brigade, Hollywood's nicest gang of friends!
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Steve Toussaint, Toby Kebbell, and Richard Coyle; directed by Mike Newell.
On this month's journey into The Nexus—our 30th trip into the magic Trek ribbon—the gang is chatting about two very different episodes of the beloved franchise. Over on TOS, it's "The Alternative Factor," which originally aired March 30th, 1967. In this episode, we're shown such enticing things like—WHOOPS! This episode is for paid subscribers only! To check out the full episode, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today! You're currently missing out on hours and hours of unheard WHM material on Trek, Star Wars, additional bonus episodes, sync-able commentaries, and more!
On this week's episode, the gang is chatting about the 2005 Michael Bay clone-related blockbuster, The Island! What's with this sarcastic lunch lady character? Why did that security guy murder Steve Buscemi's character instead of interrogate him? And what's with all that clone murder? PLUS: Appearing all weekend at Golden Corral, the brilliant comedy stylings of puppet-wielding, joke-telling sensation, Randy Blaaaa-Blaaaaare!
The Island stars Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi, and Michael Clarke Duncan; directed by Michael Bay.
Just in time for the 91st annual Academy Awards, the gang got together last night (via the Internet) to predict the winners, talk about the films they really want to win, the snubs, the problematic host issue, The Whoopster, who will get Farina'd, The Bet, and more!
Tune into the Oscar broadcast on Sunday night and tweet along with the show using our annual tag: #WHMOscars!
On this month's Animation Damnation, the guys are chatting about the totally bizarre '90s Disney hit, Darkwing Duck! The episode in question, "Twin Beaks"—which originally aired November 7th, 1991—features a weak—WHOOPS! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! To get access to the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang is dragging out the Hallmark holiday for one more day to chat about the ridiculous romantic slasher, Valentine! Why couldn't they style David Boreanaz's character differently so he didn't look exactly like Angel? Where was the faculty at that school dance? And who would let this deadbeat internet startup guy crash at their house? PLUS: Wallace Shawn stars in Die Hard!
Valentine stars David Boreanaz, Denise Richards, Marley Shelton, Jessica Capshaw, Jessica Cauffiel, Katherine Heigl, and Fulvio Cecere; directed by Jamie Blanks.
On this month’s exclusive patrons-only episode, the gang is chatting about Michael Bay’s first ever ‘splosion-filled feature, Bad Boys! What’s with Mike Lowrey walking into—WHOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! If you want access to the whole show—plus dozens of hours of more sweet WHM content—head on over to our Patreon page and sign up!
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the guys are reading letters from some people who watched awkward nude scenes in the classroom; others who, as NYC tourists almost tripped over a blood puddle; still others who rented "Faces of Death" with their father, and one person who even oversaw a good, old-fashioned Multiplex Shitpocalypse!
If you want your crazy stories read on the air, or have a legit question for the gang, write into the Mail Bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes Chelsea Jupin into the studio as they try to tackle one of the biggest questions in the universe: why did they make What Women Want? How much did it pain Mel to have to sing and dance and put on lipstick for this film? Why did they bother with that suicide subplot? And have two actors had less chemistry on screen than Helen Hunt and Mel Gibson in this film? PLUS: Alan Alda gets notes from the future!
What Women Want stars Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Alan Alda, Marisa Tomei, Ashley Johnson, Mark Feuerstein, Lauren Holly, Delta Burke, Valerie Perrine, Judy Greer, Sarah Paulson, Ana Gasteyer, Lisa Edelstein, Loretta Devine, and Eric Balfour; directed by Nancy Meyers.
On this entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric regales the guys with the wild tale of the dastardly Dr. Evazan and his right-hand thug, Ponda Baba, the most dangerous—WHOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang brings their (Some of) The Worst of 2018 series to a close with a chat about the almost totally incomprehensible Wizarding sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald! In a world where shape-shifting is as easy as sneezing, why couldn't they just re-cast Johnny Depp? How on earth was that ghost dragon fight the climax of the film? And what exactly is an illuminated pervert? PLUS: The guys mix-up about six different movies about three-ways!
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Zoë Kravitz, Callum Turner, Ezra Miller, Jude Law, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Claudia Kim, Carmen Ejogo, and Johnny Depp; directed by David Yates.
On this week's episode, the gang continues to discuss Some of the Worst of 2018 with a chat about the most EXTREME puppet film ever made, The Happytime Murders! Wow, could you imagine if a puppet used a curse word? Or could you i-magine if a puppet got shot in the face with a shotgun? Oh, could you just IMAGINE if a puppet was shown ejaculating on camera?! I mean, COULD YOU IMAGINE?! PLUS: George Lucas bonds with Brian Henson over the thrill of taking beloved franchises to the next level!
The Happytime Murders stars Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Banks, Maya Rudolph, Leslie David Baker, Joel McHale, and Bill Barretta; directed by Brian Henson.
On this month's trip into The Nexus, the gang is chatting about two historic episodes of Trek—one famous for—WHOOPS! This show is for our subscribers only! To access the full-length episode, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang rots their brains attempting to wrap them around the ridiculous grief porn melodrama, Life Itself! What years are these stupid timelines taking place in? What's with that Dylan cover? And why in the WORLD did we have to sit through Olive Oil: The Motion Picture?! PLUS: Peter Venkman's Mouse Trap-esque suicide plan!
Life Itself stars Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening, Mandy Patinkin, Jean Smart, Olivia Cooke, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Antonio Banderas, Laia Costa, Àlex Monner, and, somehow, Samuel L. Jackson; directed by Dan Fogelman.
On this month's episode, the gang is chatting about the rock-bottom Spider-Man cartoon, Spider-Man: The New Animated Series! The episode in question, "Law of the Jungle," which originally aired July 18th, 2003, brings up such questions as—WHOOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! To hear the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the gang puts the Worst of 2018 on hold to celebrate 400 EPISODES ON THE AIR by talking about one of the worst comedies to ever exist, The Love Guru! What is with that CGI Mike Myers baby head? Who thought the fake Oprah cameo was funny? And most importantly: why does this exist? Plus: Al Michaels watches elephants have intercourse!
It's absolutely nuts that we're cruising into 400 episodes and we couldn't have done it without you, the gentle listener. Thanks so much for supporting We Hate Movies and hey—tell a friend!
The Love Guru stars Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake, Romany Malco, Verne Troyer, Meagan Good, John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, Jim Gaffigan, Ben Kingsley, Telma Hopkins, Daniel Tosh, and Rob Huebel; "directed" by Marco Schnabel.
On the first ever entry into the Gleep Glossary, Eric enchants the guys by—OOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! To hear the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's show, the gang continues their pursuit of cataloging some of the worst films of 2018 by chatting about the absolutely ridiculous online gaming chat come to life, Mile 22! What's with the incredible amount of profanity in this script? Does this film have a commercial for a divorce app in it? And what in the WORLD are we doing with those two Russian characters? PLUS: Spider-man gets assassinated by a bunch of holograms!
Mile 22 starts Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais, John Malkovich, Ronda Rousey, Terry Kinney, and Sam Medina; directed by Peter Berg.
On the first patrons-only bonus episode of 2019, the gang is chatting about the absolutely dino-sastrous sequel, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom! What's with all the overcompensating shots of—OOPS! This episode is for patrons-only! To download the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
Happy New Year! On the first episode of 2019, the gang kicks off their annual "(Some of) The Worst of the Previous Year" month with a spirited conversation about the goop-slinging anti-hero vehicle, Venom! What is that accent Tom Hardy is doing? How on earth is Eddie Brock affording that sick bachelor pad whilst unemployed? And couldn't they get literally anybody to play the Number Two Heavy? PLUS: Alex Jones interviews Eddie Brock for a reporter position at Info Wars!
Venom stars Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott, Jenny Slate, and Melora Walters; directed by Ruben Fleischer.
On this week's episode, the gang celebrates Christmas the only way they know how: talking about the absolutely excellent Tim Burton Batman feature! Is Bruce Wayne drinking the blood of criminals? Was Nicholson calling his own cuts here? And remember the time Jack Palance played Dracula? PLUS: The Joker's plastic surgeon was... not prepared.
Batman stars Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle, Bill Dee Williams, Michael Gough, and Jack Palance; directed by Tim Burton.
On this month's very special We Love Movies-inspired edition of the The Nexus, the gang is chatting about the best Trek film ever made, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan! Would you look at Kirk's killer—OOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! If you want access to the full episode, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's holiday cheer-filled We Love Movies, the gang chats about the beloved Christmas? movie, It's a Wonderful Life! How exactly did this become a film people love watching at Christmas? What's with tossing rocks through that abandoned house for good luck? And look on in awe as Jimmy Stewart berates a teacher over the phone... after berating a house full of children! PLUS: The entire life and career of Hollywood legend, Jimmy the Crow!
It's a Wonderful Life stars James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers, Gloria Grahame, H.B. Warner, Todd Karns, and Jimmy the Crow; directed by Frank Capra.
On this month's We Love Movies-inspired episode of Animation Damnation, the guys chat about one of the absolute best episodes of the best superhero cartoon to ever exist, Batman: The Animated Series! The episode in question, "Almost Got 'im," originally aired on November 10th 1992 and features such amazing BTAS moments as—OOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe now!
On this week's all-new We Love Movies entry, the gang chats about beloved Reaganomics fantasy, Back to the Future! How exactly do Doc and Marty know each other? What's the deal with George's peeping? And look at all the manure! PLUS: Doc Brown becomes that annoying old guy who hangs around Burger King all day seeking attention by talking to the staff non-stop about nothing!
Back to the Future stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson, Claudia Wells, Marc McClure, Wendie Jo Sperber, and James Tolkan; directed by Robert "Big Bob" Zemeckis.
On this month's Patrons-only bonus episode, the gang is chatting effusively about beloved, action-packed space opera, Star Wars! There's no point in telling you three measly plot points covered in this episode like we normally do in descriptions, though. This is the longest recording in show history and we had a ton of fun talking about one of our greatest loves!
If you don't yet have access to this exclusive, extra-long episode, check out this extended preview clip and have a listen to what you're missin'! Then head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today to access the whole thing!
This week on We Love Movies, the gang chats about one of the most beloved sci-fi/action films of all time, Terminator 2: Judgment Day! Is Robert Patrick's handsome visage the factory default for the T-1000? Who else was wanting more Danny Cooksey? And are S. Epatha Merkerson and Joe Morton's characters still hot and heavy? PLUS: Jesse Ventura lobbies Arnold for a very important supporting role!
Terminator 2: Judgment Day stars Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Patrick, Edward Furlong, Joe Morton, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Danny Cooksey; directed by James Cameron.
On this month's Mail Bag, the gang reads letters about eating lunch with Cat in the Hat stand-ins, dudes named Michael Myers getting messed with on Halloween, poorly timed pre-party bathroom runs in college, deranged haunted houses, and more!
There's one more Mail Bag episode left for 2018, so get your holiday-themed letters in now! Write in to email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the gang attempts to make sense of the incredibly misguided family film, Ri¢hie Ri¢h! Why are these billionaires supposed to be the saviors of American society? Who thought it was wise to have the villain repeatedly shoot a child? And how long is it until those factory workers stage a coup? PLUS: Jesse Ventura subs in for Richie's personal trainer!
Ri¢hie Ri¢h stars Macaulay Culkin, Edward Herrmann, John Larroquette, Jonathan Hyde, and Michael McShane; directed by Donald Petrie.
On this week's episode, the gang travels to 12th century England to hang with Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, and the rest of the Merry Men in the nap-inducing, folk hero epic, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves! Who signed off on ANY of these accents? What is with that witch? And was there any scenery left after Rickman was done beautifully chewing it all down? PLUS: Look out for Arrow Cam!
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves stars Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Alan Rickman, Christian Slater, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Wincott, Nick Brimble, Brian Blessed, and Geraldine McEwan; directed by Kevin Reynolds.
On this month's journey into The Nexus, it's a real race to the bottom as the gang chats about two totally disappointing—some might even say embarrassing—episodes of Trek!
First, over on TOS, it's "The Devil in the Dark," which originally aired March 9th, 1967. This episode features all the disastrous Trek elements you hope to avoid like—OOPS! This content is for subscribers only! To access the full episode, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe today!
On this month's special Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about the beloved Peanuts classic, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving! Premiering on November 20th, 1973, this special includes beloved holiday elements like—OOPS! This show is for patrons only! To access the full episode, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe!
On this week's episode, the gang dives into the Multiverse to chat about the—fairly enjoyable—Jet Li actioner, The One! What's with putting Jet Li in all those silly wigs? Who decided to QUADRUPLE-DOWN on the nü-metal soundtrack? And does anyone remember One Night at McCool's? PLUS: Christopher Lambert is feeling very, very litigious!
The One stars Jet Li, Delroy Lindo, Jason Statham, Carla Gugino, Dean Norris, and, somehow, Mark Borchardt; directed by James Wong.
On this month's full-length, patrons-only episode, the gang is jumping from Anville to Whoville to chat about the equally abhorrent, but really somehow not as bad as The Cat in the Hat, live-action Dr. Seuss adaptation, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Get in the holiday spirit early as you watch the Grinch do all the beloved gags you remember him doing like—OOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! To access the full episode, head on over to our Patreon page!
On this week's episode, the gang finds a way to drag out the Halloween Spooktacular for another week as they chat about the absolutely abhorrent, The Cat in the Hat! Why is Mike Myers doing Linda Richman for this Cat voice? How did that erection joke make its way out of the editing bay? And how did anyone think this was for children? PLUS: Ed Gein wins an Academy Award!
The Cat in the Hat stars Mike Myers, Alec Baldwin, Dakota Fanning, Spencer Breslin, Kelly Preston, Amy Hill, and Sean Hayes; directed by Bo Welch.
On this week's episode, the Halloween Spooktacular sadly comes to an end, but the gang is going out in style by talking about the outrageous Wishmaster! What's with that pharmacist's brutal death? Look how great Kane Hodder's facial hair is! And how about that jaw rip? PLUS: God hates genies!
Wishmaster stars Tammy Lauren, Andrew Divoff, Robert Englund, Chris Lemmon, and George 'Buck' Flower; directed by Robert Kurtzman.
On this month's spooktacular edition of the WHM Mail Bag, the gang is reading letters about obnoxious children ruining press screenings, eerie exes creeping out former lovers at college, a movie review website hosting a cinema event featuring a contest of dubious motivation, and one guy who almost lost everything just to meeting Doug "Pinhead" Bradley in the forest!
We're now collecting emails for our November edition of the Mail Bag, so if you want your stories read on the air, or have questions for the gang, write in to firstname.lastname@example.org now!
On this month's trip into the Nexus, the gang tackles two pretty great episode of Trek! First over on TOS, it's the sci-fi melordrama, "This Side of Paradise." Originally airing March 2nd, 1967, this episode features Bones giving a whole—OOPS! This episode is for our subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon and sign up today!
On this week's all-new entry in the 2018 Halloween Spooktacular, the gang is tackling the Old Navy-styled, totally hip, post-Scream talky-talk chiller—Urban Legend! Why did Brad Dourif have to be creepier than usual when trying to save that woman's life? Why is there only one campus security officer for the entire school? And how is that dean allowed to just ban the police from campus? PLUS: Loose Loomis ain't got nothin' on Tara Reid's call-in show!
Urban Legend stars Jared Leto, Alicia Witt, Rebecca Gayheart, Michael Rosenbaum, Loretta Devine, Joshua Jackson, Tara Reid, John Neville, and Robert Englund; directed by Jamie Blanks.
On this month's full-length, Patrons-only episode, the gang is tackling one of the most requested titles in Spooktacular, no, show history: Van Helsing! Why did we need to see Van Helsing chasing—OOPS! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! To access the full-length show, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe today!
On this week's episode, the 2018 Halloween Spooktacular rolls on as the gang heads back to Franchise Town to chat about the rotten sequel Halloween: Resurrection! Why does that little catfishing freshman never make it into the movie proper? Who had this much confidence in web streams in 2001? And where did all these decapitations come from? PLUS: Loose Loomis continues to broadcast... from Hell!
Halloween: Resurrection stars Brad Loree, Busta Rhymes, Bianca Kajlich, Sean Patrick Thomas (in a special appearance), Daisy McCrackin, Katee Sackhoff, Luke Kirby, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Ryan Merriman, and Tyra Banks; directed by Rick Rosenthal.
On the inaugural edition of the WHM Fall/Winter Preview, Andrew and Chris talk about some of the big films coming down the pike just in time for the beloved Awards Season, as well as some trash that's hitting theaters before Christmas! Seen between the Toronto and New York Film Festivals, the fellas are talking— spoiler free!— about films like Roma, The Favourite, A Star Is Born, Halloween, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, If Beale Street Could Talk, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Widows, and more! PLUS: Why are the people at Netflix such jerks?
As our podcasting endeavor continues to grow, we hope to crank out more special programs like this one! So if you haven't taken a look at our Patreon mission, why not head on over and give it a gander?!
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about a supposed Halloween-themed episode of The Smurfs! The episode in question, "All Hallows' Eve," which originally aired November the 5th, 1983, features such terrifying elements as: Jokey Smurf's—OOPS! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! To access the full show, head on over to our Patreon page and sign up today!
On this week's episode, the 2018 Halloween Spooktacular continues as the gang tackles a horror film so bad, they pretended it was intentionally a horror comedy, Man's Best Friend! What's with Lance Henriksen's baggy denim ensemble? Why are those two security guards so scuzzy? And why did the dog need to pee acid? PLUS: Andre the Giant needs some wine after that salacious Hulk Hogan comment!
Man's Best Friend stars Ally Sheedy, Lance Henriksen, Robert Costanzo, Fredric Lehne, John Cassini, J.D. Daniels, and William Sanderson; directed by John Lafia.
On this week's episode, the 2018 Halloween Spooktacular kicks into high gear as the gang talks about the insane and unnecessary sequel, Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth! Why does this sleazy guy have a business that's half gross gutter club, half five-star restaurant? Why does Pinhead need tasty blood to be resurrected? And who is naming all these Cenobites? PLUS: Pinhead gives Jay Leno his big break!
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth stars Terry Farrell, Doug Bradley, Kevin Bernhardt, Paula Marshall, and Ken Carpenter as "Doc the Cameraman;" directed by Anthony Hickcox.
Finally— It's the return of the WHM Mail Bag! This month, the gang is reading letters about dads renting porno movies, people getting scared out of theaters playing horror films, incredibly selfish grandparents, fans ruining an actor's Thanksgiving Eve and more! PLUS: It's Tom Cruise in a hat!
If you have any SPOOOOOOOOOOKY stories (or other weird, awkward, funny stories) you want read on the October Mail Bag, write in now! Send your stories and questions to email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the gang tackles the confused, wrong-headed, obnoxious remake, The Stepford Wives! With a film like this, being remade in the 21st century, why not attach some women to the writer/director roles, eh, Paramount? What does this film think it's trying to say? Why are we forced to think about Broderick's junk? And why. in. the. WORLD could they not decide between ROBOTS OR MICROCHIPS?! PLUS: Is this episode the first time Jimmy Durante was mentioned on a podcast?
The Stepford Wives stars Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Glenn Close, Roger Bart, Christopher Walken, Jon Lovitz, and Faith Hill; directed by Frank Oz.
On this month's all-new trip into the Magic Ribbon, the gang is chatting about two action-packed episodes of Trek! First, on TOS, the episode in question, "A Taste of Armageddon," originally aired February 23rd, 1967 and features the Enterprise pulling up on yet another—OOPS! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! To access this full-length episode of The Nexus, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe today!
On this week's episode, the gang chats about the wretched, but enjoyable, sci-fi sequel, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem! How could they not get any name actor to star— or even co-star!— in this film? Why are those kids just sitting there doing literally nothing when the pizza is delivered? How could they not showcase any more of the Predator home world? PLUS: Could embattled actor/wrassler/media sue-er, Hulk Hogan have had a starring role in the Predator franchise? PLUS PLUS: Where are all the beefcakes?
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem stars Steven Pasquale, Reiko Aylesworth, John Ortiz, Johnny Lewis, Ariel Gade, Kristen Hager, Sam Trammell, and Robert Joy; directed by The Brothers Strause.
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang is chatting about the weird, silly and cheap George Lucas product, Star Wars: Droids! The episode in question, "A Race to the Finish," originally aired September 28th, 1985, and features such elements as— OOPS! The rest of this episode is for subscribers only! To access the full episode, please have a visit over to our Patreon page!
On this week's episode, the gang chats about the complete and total misfire that is Masterminds! How much of the film features Patrick Stewart wearing a fake mustache? What's with this vague television business deal side plot? And how nuts is it that this best friend's serious nickname is K-Dawg? PLUS: Brad Whitford?
Masterminds stars Patrick Stewart, Vincent Kartheiser, Brenda Fricker, Bradley "Brad" Whitford, and Callum Keith Rennie; directed by Roger Christian.
On this month's patrons-only full-length episode, the gang is chatting about the outrageously pointless, Steven Spielrock-directed, pop culture orgy, Ready Player One! Why is an entire society obsessed with—OOPS! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! To access the full conversation about Ready Player One, head on over to our Patreon page!
On the season premiere of We Hate Movies, the guys kick things off with a Bedrock-bang as they chat about the insane live-action adaptation, The Flintstones! Was John Goodman wearing any undies during filming? Did a movie about the Flintstones really need lynching? And what kind of script needs 35 writers? PLUS: Steven Spielrock taunts Gorge Lucas on the phone!
The Flintstones stars John Goodman, Elizabeth Perkins, Rick Moranis, Rosie O'Donnell, Kyle MacLachlan, Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor, and Dann Florek; directed by Brian Levant.
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Recorded live at The Creative Alliance in Baltimore, MD
On the final Summer Vacation Live of 2018, it's a real WLM situation as the gang chats about the ridiculously entertaining Stallone vehicle, Cobra! What was he thinking putting that newspaper inside a backyard grill like that? What childhood trauma led Cobretti to cut his frozen pizza with scissors? And is this the worst police sketch in film history? PLUS: Would a Halloween film written and starring Stallone work? (Probably not.)
Cobra stars Sylvester Stallone, Brigitte Nielsen, Reni Santoni, Andrew Robinson, Brian Thompson, Lee Garlington, Art LaFleur, and David Rasche; directed by George P. Cosmatos.
On this month's trip into the Nexus, the gang is chatting about two monumental episodes of Trek! First, on TOS, it's finally time to cover the first meeting with Khan in "Space Seed"! Originally airing February 16th, 1967, this episode features Kirk being— OOPS! This episode is for subscribers only! To hear the full-length episode, check out our Patreon page!
Recorded live at The Back Room @ Colectivo in Milwaukee, WI
On this week's Summer Vacation Live, the gang is chatting about the off-the-wall 1990's comic book adaptation, Tank Girl! What's the deal with all the animated cut scenes? Why did they bother trying to sex-ify that delousing powder shower scene? And how dare they take an hour to introduce Ice-T?! PLUS: Look out for Batman's latest nemesis, Downloader!
Tank Girl stars Lori Petty, Naomi Watts, Ice-T, Malcolm McDowell, Reg E. Cathey, James Hong, Ann Cusack, and an unfortunate appearance by Iggy Pop; directed by Rachel Talalay.
On this month's all-new PATRONS-ONLY bonus episode, the gang chats about one of the most deceptively titled slashers in horror history: Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan! Why are both of these teachers so horny for... OOPS! This episode is only available to our subscribers. To access the full-length show, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe!
Recorded live at City Winery in Chicago, IL
On this week's Summer Vacation Live, the gang chats about the best worst fan film ever made, Jason X! Why couldn't they film even one, single scene outside? How much money are these space scientists actually getting for crates of standard def DVDs? And how do all these people, 400 years in the future, know this much about Jason Voorhees? PLUS: Kane Hodder— method actor?
Jason X stars Kane Hodder, Lexa Doig, David Cronenberg, Jonathan Potts, Lisa Ryder, Dov Tiefenbach, Chuck Campbell, Peter Mensah, and Melody Johnson; directed by James Isaac.
Recorded live at the Abrons Art Center on the Lower East Side of Manhattan— Part of the 2018 NYC Podfest.
On this week's Summer Vacation Live, the gang chats about the abhorrent, feature-length commercial for a keyboard add-on you can download for free, The Emoji Movie! How does time pass in the twisted Emoji realm known as, ugh, Textopolis? How come Sir Pooptrick Stewart didn't have a bigger role? And why in the world, after meeting him in person, would anyone hire T.J. Miller for anything? PLUS: Returning for its second season this fall, it's the beloved television classic that took the nation by storm, the one and only— wait, what's that? Oh, never mind. Hey, everyone, Alex, Inc. was cancelled after 10 episodes!
The Emoji Movie stars Patrick Stewart, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofia Vergara, Rachael Ray, Sean Hayes, Jeff Ross, and—last, and certainly least— T.J. Miller; directed by Tony Leondis.
On this month's trip to Toon Town, the guys chat about what might be, in some people's opinion (Andrew's), one of the greatest cartoons of all time, Rambo! The ri-DIC-ulous episode in question, "Battlefield Bronx," originally aired April 16th, 1986 and features such amazing elements as— OOPS! This episode is for our Patreon subscribers only! To access the full episode, along with countless hours of Animation Damnation, The Nexus (our Star Trek podcast), sync-able commentaries— like our popular Twilight series, and more, head over to our Patreon page!
On this week's season finale, the gang brings the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza, and season eight, to a close with a discussion about one of the most ridiculous disaster movies of the 1990s, Armageddon! What's with this totally pointless Charlton Heston prologue? Why not just train astronauts to use a drill? And why does Rockhound need to be horny all the time? PLUS: Not even Frasier Crane could escape the dreaded Animal Cracker epidemic of 1998!
Armageddon stars Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Will Patton, Steve Buscemi, William Fichtner, Owen Wilson, Michael Clarke Duncan, Peter Stormare, Keith David, Jason Isaacs, and Liev Schreiber; directed by Michael Bay.
On the final Mail Bag episode of the season, the gang reads letters about guys jumping into movie riffing a little too early, disgusting water parks, laughing at a Werner Herzog movie right in front of the Master, one guy inappropriately flipping out a projector malfunction, and much, much more! PLUS: Welcome to the SPLISH SPLOSH!
WHM Mail Bag is going on hiatus until September, so get your letters ready for the fall! Until then, this mail bag is closed!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza picks on the beloved (?) family (?) classic (?), Rookie of the Year! What's with these annoying little buddies tagging along to their friend's baseball game? Why does Henry Rowengartner talk trash like a 1940's newsboy? And could Bruce Altman's shirts get any louder? PLUS: Gary Busey signs on to Abel Ferrara's live-action Pokémon movie, Dafoekémon!
Rookie of the Year stars Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey, Albert Hall, Amy Morton, Dan Hedaya, Bruce Altman, Eddie Bracken, and Daniel Stern; directed by Daniel Stern.
On this month's journey into the Nexus, the gang somehow chats about two fairly decent episodes of Trek! First up on TOS, the episode in question is "The Return of the Archons," which originally aired February 9th, 1967! This episode truly has it all— We're talking—OOPS! This episode is for $8+ Patreon subscribers only! To check out this episode of the Nexus, along with the other 22 previous eps AND access to our sync-able commentaries, sign up to be an $8+ subscriber today!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza continues as the guys chat about the mid-nineties Arnold classic, Eraser! How about that Cromwell office scene, huh? What's with this silly rail gun? And welcome to the movie, Mickey Mouse Mafia! PLUS: Jesse "The Body" Ventura feuds with Sven-Ole Thorsen.
Eraser stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vanessa Williams, James Caan, James Coburn, Robert Pastorelli, and James Cromwell; directed by Charles Russell.
On this week's full-length Patrons-only episode, the gang chats about the old-fashioned, batshit crazy, romantic comedy, America's Sweethearts! What is with this dog bit? How creepy was the—OOPS! This episode is for $5+ subscribers only! To access the full episode, head on over to our Patreon page!
On this week's episode, the gang brings the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza into the rom-com-ridden Marshallverse to chat about the out-RA-geous yuck-fest, Runaway Bride! How in the world did this movie have the gall to ask us to ROOT for these people? Really, with this annual luau already? And come on with pretending that USA Today was ever America's newspaper!! PLUS: So apparently the sweet, old grandmother from the film was really into some kinky stuff, huh?
Runaway Bride stars Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack, Hector Elizondo, Rita Wilson, Paul Dooley, Christopher Meloni, and Donal Logue; directed by Garry Marshall.
On this month's edition of Animation Damnation, the gang gets excited for Ant-Man and the Wasp by chatting about the failed comic cartoon, Avengers: United They Stand! The episode in question, "Egg-Streme Vengeance," originally aired February 5th, 2000, and features such gripping plot elements as—OOPS! This episode is only for our $3+ Patreon subscribers! To access this full episode, head on over to our Patreon page!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza continues its journey through Franchise Town with the awkward-in-hindsight sequel, Rambo III! Why on Earth would John Rambo be cool with venturing into a dangerous war zone to rescue Colonel Trautman of all people? How dare a film tease its audience with Kurtwood Smith at the beginning, only to never return to the character ever again? And can anyone remember this bad guy's name? PLUS: Coming next summer— Steven Spielberg's Horse Holocaust, a stirring drama about the making of Rambo III!
Rambo III stars Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Kurtwood Smith, and Marc de Jonge; directed by Peter MacDonald.
On this month's Mail Bag, the gang welcomes friend of the show, Ben Worcester, to read letters covering topics like grade school bullies, rotten stenches in movie theaters, having to "go" while at a rock concert, and more! PLUS: The TNG cast gets distracted by a certain cast member's... Member.
There's only one Mail Bag left this season, so get your letters in now for the July edition! Write to: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza continues with a lengthy chat about the hands-down worst film in its franchise, Lethal Weapon 4! What's with that dastardly use of the third iteration of Van Halen? Who wanted all this family horse shit? And Riggs really should've died at the end of this one, no? PLUS: One more time—goddamn "Fire in the Hole" plays on this soundtrack!
Lethal Weapon 4 stars Danny Glover, Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock, Jet Li, Steve Kahan, Kim Chan, Darlene Love, Traci Wolfe, and Eddy Ko; directed by Richard Donner.
On this month's all-new episode of The Nexus, the gang chats about some totally Trek-tastic episodes, including the TOS legal thriller, "Court Martial"! Originally airing February 2nd, 1967, this episode features—OOPS! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! To get the full Trek experience, head on over to our Patreon page and subscribe today!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza rolls on as the gang welcomes friend of the show—and Hooked on TJ Hooker co-host—Ben Worcester to chat about the sad, short, and cheap sequel, Jurassic Park III! Why couldn't they entice Laura Dern to play a larger role in the film? Why does this sequel also start with rich people getting lost on the island? And bring on the proud Jurassic Park tradition of getting elbow-deep in dino-doo! PLUS: Alexander Payne's movies, but with dinosaurs instead of famous celebs!
Jurassic Park III stars Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola, Trevor Morgan, Michael Jeter, John Diehl, and Laura Dern; directed by Joe Johnston.
On a very special WHM On-Screen, Andrew welcomes special guest, Chelsea Jupin to chat one-on-one about the very enjoyable extension of the Ocean Cinematic Universe, Ocean's 8! Just how many OCU cameos did the film wind up getting? What's with that bathroom photograph? What's with James Corden: Third Act Infiltrator? And is Danny really dead?! PLUS: Andrew humiliates himself in front of Katie Holmes!
Ocean's 8 stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Armitage, and James Corden; directed by Gary Ross.
On this month's WHM Prime bonus episode, the gang gets Dino Fever with the first of two JPU films being discussed this month: Jurassic World! Was that statue of John Hammond actually his—OOPS! This episode is for $5+ Patreon subscribers! To access this full episode, head on over to our Patreon page and get the whole thing!
On this week's episode, the 2018 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza gets EXTREEEEEEME with a ridiculous discussion about the totally EXTREEEEEEME Vin Diesel vehicle, xXx! Who thought Vin Diesel would make an entertaining, wisecracking, James Bond knock-off? Why was Eve designing Xander Cage an "underground website"? And what was with Vin Diesel's wandering tongue? PLUS: George W. Bush is on the hunt for some ice-cold Fruitopia!
xXx stars Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Samuel L. Jackson, Marton Csokas, Thomas Ian Griffith, Eve, and Danny Trejo; directed by Rob Cohen.
On this month's cat-tastic episode of Animation Damnation, the guys chat about the trippy, beloved 1980's cartoon, Thundercats! The episode in question, "The Garden of Delights," originally aired on September 19th, 1985. This month's discussion features fun tangents about—OOPS! This episode is for $3+ Patreon subscribers! To access this full episode, head on over to our Patreon page!
On this week's episode, the 2018 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza rolls on as the guys talk about the pat-on-the-back, victory lap sequel, Ocean's Twelve! Why isn't there any real heist scene in this heist movie? Who thought it was worthwhile to hide Albert Finney's face throughout the whole thing? And who could care about this Julia Roberts/Bruce Willis gag? PLUS: Shredder got a tattoo WHERE?!
Ocean's Twelve stars George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Andy Garcia, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Shaobo Qin, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Carl Reiner, Elliot Gould, Robbie Coltrane, Eddie Izzard, Cherry Jones, and Vincent Cassel; directed by Steven Soderbergh.
On this very special WHM On-Screen, the guys chat about the all-new Star Wars adventure: Solo: A Star Wars Story! Be warned, gentle listener! This episode contains major spoilers for the Ron Howard-directed film! Spoilers such as: that totally insane Noa Briqualon cameo, the introduction of Chewbacca showing him as a lounge lizard-type crooner, and Darth Vader being Luke Skywalker's father!
Solo: A Star Wars Story stars Alden Ehrenreich, Joonas Suotamo, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jon Favreau, and Paul Bettany; directed by Ron Howard.
On this week's episode, the gang kicks off the 2018 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza by welcoming back friend of the show, director and X-Men x-pert, Sean Weiner, to chat about the major letdown that was X-Men Origins: Wolverine! Honestly, why the bone claws? Couldn't we get just a little bit of blood here? And did the filmmakers know a single thing about any of these mutant characters? PLUS: The Blob narrates some in-film trivia to keep you interested in what's on screen and also to let you know when you can go to the bathroom!
X-Men Origins: Wolverine stars Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, Lynn Collins, Kevin Durand, Dominic Monaghan, Taylor Kitsch, Will.i.am, and Ryan Reynolds; directed by Gavin Hood.
On this month's adventure through the Nexus, the gang chats about two pretty excellent episodes of Trek, almost forcing a tie for the first time in show history!
First up on TOS, the episode in question is "Tomorrow is Yesterday," which originally aired on January 26th, 1967. Here, we find... OOPS! This episode is for Patreon subscribers only! If you wanna give our Star Trek podcast, The Nexus a spin, be sure to go check out our Patreon!
On this week's episode, the gang goes back to Larry Country to chat about the most movie-ish of Larry the Cable Guy movies, Witless Protection! How in the world does Larry keep a job in law enforcement? How does he not realize he's straight-up kidnapping this woman? And how did a scene like this motel catastrophe make it into this shitty movie? PLUS: Detective Cable Guy — it's like if Sherlock Holmes constantly shit his pants!
Witless Protection stars Dan Whitney, Jenny McCarthy, Ivana Milicevic, Gerry Bednob and Yaphet Kotto; directed by Charles Robert Carner.
On this month's Animation Damnation, the gang sits down with the brand-new Netflix series, The Boss Baby: Back in Business! The episode in question, "The Constipation Situation," features such amazing content like: Oops! This is only a clip! For access to the full episode—along with hours of exclusive WHM content—be sure to subscribe to our Patreon!
We apologize for the weird audio glitches here. We had to overcome some hiccups, but stick it out because this Mail Bag episode is absolutely outrageous!
On this very special Mail Bag, the gang is at the HeadGum East studio in Brooklyn to read some letters alongside very special guests, their significant others: Chelsea, Jenn, Amy and Sofia! Contained in this episode are sordid tales of a person following their crush to a LOTR premiere and then crying HARD at the end in front of them, a mom getting arrested in at a video store on Easter Sunday, and several outrageous stories of bathroom-related public humiliation. CAUTION: Things get gross.
On this week's episode, the gang chats about the dull as dirt—and totally unnecessary—sequel/continuation, The X-Files: I Want to Believe! Why does the film allow a convicted sex offender to dress down Scully? Why doesn't Mulder look more like Ted Kaczynski when in hiding? And how dare they put so little Skinner in this! PLUS: Wouldn't this movie be better if it ended with werewolves?
The X-Files: I Want to Believe stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Billy Connelly, Amanda Peet, Alvin 'Xzibit' Joiner, Billy Connolly, Callum Keith Rennie, and Mitch Pileggi; directed by Chris Carter.
On this month's full-length patrons-only episode of We Hate Movies, we're talking about the ridiculously stupid cyber-thriller, Transcendence, but if you're not a Patreon subscriber, you can't hear it! So if you're curious about what you're missing, here's a quick taste to whet your appetite! And be sure to check out our Patreon page to get a good look at the hours of extra WHM content our subscribers have access to!
On this week's episode, the gang chats about a flagship film in the Full Moon Entertainment catalog, Dollman! How amazing are all these ultra-violent, ultra-cheap special effects? Why does Jackie Earle Haley want to "rule" the Bronx? And why couldn't we see Dollman standing next to a giant Coke can or something? PLUS: The latest in ridiculous WHM fake movie titles — We Bought A Zoo 2: We Blew Up A Zoo!
Dollman stars Tim Thomerson, Jackie Earle Haley, Kamala Lopez, Humberto Ortiz, Nicholas Guest, and Frank Collison; directed by Albert Pyun.
On this very special WHM On-Screen, it's WHM: Civil War as the gang squares off over the latest—and largest—entry into the MCU, Avengers: Infinity War! Was Thor & Rocket's storyline secretly the best Thor movie ever made? Who saw Doctor Strange awesomely getting this much screen time? And why are we wasting so much time on Vision, a character who had already accepted his own death? PLUS: Ya think Thanos needs intergalactic Cialis?
Avengers: Infinity War stars Robert Downey Jr. Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olson, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Josh Brolin, Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Peter Dinklage, Benedict Wong, Pom Klementieff, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, Benicio Del Toro, William Hurt, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Carrie Coon, Winston Duke; directed by Anthony Russo & Joe Russo.
On this week's show, the gang goes globetrotting with two dying old farts in Rob Reiner's The Bucket List! Why does the film take so long before we even hear mention of a Bucket List? How much does Morgan Freeman's character hate his family? And how many prostitutes does Nicholson's character have on speed dial? PLUS: The gang loves the classic James L. Brooks film, You Gotta Do It!
The Bucket List stars Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd, Rob Morrow, and Alfonso Freeman; directed by Rob Reiner.
On this week's episode, it's a We Love Movies situation as the guys chat about the totally tubular rollerblading romantic drama, Airborne! Were this kid's parents actually going on a science expedition or were they running away from the Tax Man? Why did we need the "I'm Too Sexy" montage? And here comes Mrs. Poole! PLUS: Liam Neeson and Al Pacino go back to high school!
Airborne stars Shane McDermott, Seth Green, Brittney Powell, Chris Conrad, Edie McClurg, Patrick Thomas O'Brien, Jack Black, Alanna Ubach, and Jacob Vargas; directed by Rob Bowman.
And we're super-stoked to debut a particularly rad cover of our theme song—originally written by our friends in Hurrah A Bolt of Light—that was sent in by Kevin from San Pedro. You can check out his bandcamp here and find him on Instagram @kevhauntsthemachine!
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes back their good friend, and WHM Disaster Movie Expert, Justin J. Case to chat about the TV-to-Film adaptation, Lost in Space! Why does that intro narration sound like we missed the first 30 seconds? How much scenery is Oscar-winner Gary Oldman chewing? And what is with that spider? PLUS: Andrew and Chris present their favorite executions from Martin Scorsese's Silence!
Lost in Space stars William Hurt, Mimi Rogers, Heather Graham, Lacey Chabert, Jack Johnson, Gary Oldman, Matt LeBlanc, and Jared Harris; directed by Stephen Hopkins.
On this week's episode, the gang chats about the 100-minute motorcycle gay joke, Wild Hogs! What a wretched undertaking this whole thing is—who is this for? Why did the screenwriters, director and actors all feel it necessary to cram in all these wretched, panicky, gay jokes? Why can't we root for the Del Fuegos instead of the Wild Hogs? And what a godsend Stephen Tobolowsky's presence is in this movie! PLUS: The guys work up the idea for a new screenplay written specifically for Tobo: Chili Cook-off: The Motion Picture!
Wild Hogs stars Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence, John C. McGinley, William H. Macy, Marisa Tomei, Ray Liotta, Kevin Durand, M.C. Gainey, Jill Hennessy, the Sklar Brothers, and the great Stephen Tobolowsky; directed by Walt Becker.
On this week's episode, the guys go to Toon Town to talk about the doesn't-really-hold-up fan favorite, Shrek! Does that ogre eat its own feces? How many fart jokes can you fit in before the opening credits finish? And was Lord Farquaad getting ready to pleasure himself and make the Magic Mirror watch? PLUS: A writer for Gangbang Monthly gets his credentials in order to make the first Shrek press screening!
Shrek stars the vocal talents of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow, and Vincent Cassel; directed by Vicky Jenson & Andrew Adamson.
On this month's dive into the WHM Mail Bag, the guys read letters about prank call victims getting revenge, people forever associating 9/11 with the Jerky Boys, after hours theater sex-hijinks, pushy foot fetishists, and one lucky listener who got to share the stage with Gallagher!
If you have a question for the gang, or want your crazy story read on the air, write into the Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the 2018 Listener Request Month mercifully comes to an end with the absolutely ridiculous, I Know Who Killed Me! Is this a movie within a movie, or is this actually a movie within a movie within a movie? Is this supposed to be a horror film or not? And where did that cigarette go? PLUS: George Lucas taunts Spielberg, Abrams, and Johnson while smoking a doob!
I Know Who Killed Me stars Bonnie Aarons, Lindsay Lohan, Michael Adler, Julia Ormond, Neal McDonough, and Art Bell; directed by Chris Sivertson.
On this week's episode, the 2018 Listener Request Month rolls on with the totally insane perv-a-thon film no one asked for, 1981's Tarzan the Ape Man! What a TRASH pile of a film! Why do we have to wait 45 minutes for Tarzan to show up? Did we need all those sexy incestuous overtones from Richard Harris? And what the ever-loving shit was John Derek thinking with that snake fight? PLUS: Drunken explorers tell tall tales at the U.K. equivalent of Applebee's—whatever that is!
Tarzan the Ape Man stars Bo Derek, Richard Harris, John Phillip Law, and Miles O'Keeffe; directed by John Derek.
On the latest episode from the 2018 Listener Request Month selections, the gang talks about the absolutely terrible horror sequel, I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer! Who in the world thought taking this franchise in a paranormal direction was a good idea? Couldn't they cast a single notable actor in this film? And who were these kids trying to prank? PLUS: President Barack Obama does the right thing and outlaws Toby Keith's "I Love This Bar."
I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer stars Brooke Kevin, David Paetkau, Torrey DeVitto, Ben Easter, Seth Packard, K.C. Clyde, Clayton Taylor, Michael Flynn, and Don Shanks; directed by Sylvain White.
Recorded at the North Door in Austin, Texas
On this special bonus episode, the gang is live from Austin chatting about the absolute misfire that is Stephen King's Maximum Overdrive! What is supposed to be suspenseful about these silly trucks? What is with the mandatory AC/DC soundtrack? And how much cocaine is too much cocaine for a directorial debut? PLUS: Gallagher's failed attempts to make the pineapple hilarious—KEEERSPLATT!
Maximum Overdrive stars Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith, Holter Graham, Marla Maples, Giancarlo Esposito, and Frankie Faison; directed by Stephen King.
On this week's episode, the gang kicks off the 2018 Listener Request Month with one of the absolute most abhorrent things anyone has ever tried to call a a movie, The Jerky Boys! Who's the fool who thought two prank phone call-making schlubs would translate into charismatic film actors? How was Alan Arkin tricked into sleep-acting through this one? And what is with this Mickey Mouse mafia? PLUS: Max von Sydow gets in on the fun and makes a few prank calls of his own!
The Jerky Boys stars John G. Brennan, Kamal Ahmed, Alan Arkin, William Hickey, Alan North, Brad Sullivan, James Lorinz, Suzanne Shepherd, and Vincent Pastore; directed by James Melkonian.
On this year's very special WHM Oscar Special, the gang makes their predictions as to who will take home what this year, but also rants about who they think should actually win! Will Laurie Metcalf pull it out from under Allison Janney? Why in the world did Meryl Streep get nominated for The Post? Will the stupid Academy acknowledge the greatness of Get Out? And will beloved The Boss Baby become an Oscar-winner? PLUS: How many Shreks were nominated?
Check out the gang's prediction success rate this Sunday and tweet along with the guys during the ceremony using #WHMOscars!
On this month's Mail Bag, the guys welcome special guest, Jonathan Braylock, from Black Men Can't Jump (In Hollywood)! This month, we're talking: putting off bathroom breaks at the movies, kids ditching the after prom party to make out at the multiplex, dads ruining movie dates, and overzealous multiplex employees!
Be sure to catch BMCJ & WHM in Austin on Friday, March 10th at the North Door—Part of an entire day's worth of fantastic HeadGum programming! More info here.
Have a question for the gang? Want a ridiculous story read on the air? Write into the WHM Mail Bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
This week on the program, the guys head back to Bronson with the ridiculous & sad sequel, Death Wish V: The Face of Death! How is a 71 year-old Charles Bronson supposed to be at all menacing? Why, when going into Witness Protection, would Paul Kersey be allowed to keep his first name and work in pretty much the same career? And how are you billing Michael Parks FOURTH? PLUS: The guest list for Amelia Bedelia's funeral is deep!
Death Wish V: The Face of Death stars Charles Bronson, Lesley-Anne Down, Michael Parks, Miguel Sandoval, and Saul Rubinek; directed by Allan A. Goldstein.
On this very special WHM On-Screen, the guys chat about the most excellent new Marvel film, Black Panther! Finally, a Marvel film to marvel at! Finally, a Marvel movie with a sympathetic, well-constructed villain! Finally, a gorgeously produced, excellently acted, brilliantly written Marvel movie that doesn't mention or feature Thanos! Finally, four white guys pontificating about Black Panther on the internet! Coogler is a solid three-for-three!
Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis, and Martin Freeman; directed by Ryan Coogler.
On this week's episode, the gang discusses the dirty-ass, Jim Belushi erotic thriller, Traces of Red! Who in their ever-loving mind thought it was a good idea to cast Jim Belushi as this sexy Lothario detective—besides Jim himself, of course? Why couldn't Tony Goldwyn share top billing? And what's with Lorraine Bracco's cough/laugh? PLUS: Domino's Pizza Insurance—the laziest and saddest thing a business could invent.
Traces of Red stars James Belushi, Lorraine Bracco, Tony Goldwyn, William Russ, Faye Grant, and Morgan Cassidy; directed by Andy Wolk.
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On this week's special Valentine's Day episode, the gang chats about the 1998 cyber thriller, You've Got Mail! How are we supposed to feel any sympathy for this billionaire creep, Joe Fox? How is a massive bookstore company still run like a family business? And just how f*ckable is Greg Kinnear in this one? PLUS: Please note that guys who are obsessed with and constantly quote The Godfather are terrible.
You've Got Mail stars Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey, Jean Stapleton, Steve Zahn, Heather Burns, Dave Chappelle, Dabney Coleman, and John Randolph; directed by Nora Ephron.
Recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, New York
On this week's episode, it's the guys' set from the 2017 Brooklyn Podcast Festival! At this blessed event, WHM continued the beloved celebration known as Snipesgiving by taking down the wretched sequel, Blade: Trinity! Why did they introduce all these lame white people to "team up" with Blade when all we want is Wesley and only Wesley?! Why did they develop a device that ran off of Dracula's blood before learning that Dracula had been resurrected? And is Whistler actually dead for good this time? PLUS: Hulk Hogan gets cut from The Godfather!
Blade: Trinity stars Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Dominic Purcell, Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Parker Posey, and Triple H; directed by David S. Goyer.
On January's WHM Mail Bag, the gang reads letters about film critics they've met, bad film selections for sleepovers, unfortunate midnight movie experiences, abrupt screening shut downs, Jim Belushi's on-set demands, passing out from movie violence, and people throwing up at the movies! PLUS: Steve and Chris celebrate the addition of ER to Hulu!
Get in your film-related Valentine's Day letters (or just stories about bad dates) soon for our February episode! Send them into email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the gang brings (Some of) The Worst of 2017 month to a close with a conversation around Zach Braff's Going in Style! Why do these old fellas insist on debasing themselves with these trash films? Why opt for multiple "straight man" character actors and leave all the comedy to the single comedian in the main cast... of this comedy? And how long can the gang go without falling into the dreaded Arkin/Alda trap? PLUS: Coming this fall from WHM Entertainment, Alan Alda, Alan Arkin, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, and a shit ton of other elderly character actors come together for the Expendables of geriatric comedies... Funny Funeral!
Going in Style stars Alan Arkin, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Ann-Margaret, John Ortiz, Josh Pais, Matt Dillon, Joey King, Peter Serafinowicz, Maria Dizzia, Christopher Lloyd, Kenan Thompson, and Siobhan Fallon Hogan; directed by Zach Braff.
On this week's episode, it's the second-to-last (Some of) The Worst of 2017 episode and the gang is tackling Geostorm! How is this not just a disaster movie, but also a space adventure and political thriller? How does Jim Sturgess still have that haircut? And where the hell did Richard Schiff go? PLUS: Roger Clinton's Secret Service detail is tired of watching Nightbreed!
Geostorm stars Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara, Daniel Wu, Eugenio Derbez, Andy Garcia, Mare Winningham, Richard Schiff, and Ed Harris; directed by Dean Devlin.
On this week's episode, (Some of) The Worst of 2017 month continues with the stunningly bad horror film, The Bye Bye Man! Why in the world would people move into a house and use other people's old furniture that's been left there for years? What's the deal with these three friends and their living situation? And who honestly thought the design for this monster was scary/cool/worth looking at? PLUS: We need the prequel, Bye Bye Begins!
The Bye Bye Man stars Doug Jones, Cressida Bonas, Lucien Laviscount, Douglas Smith, Michael Trucco, Jenna Kanell, Cleo King, Carrie-Anne Moss, Leigh Whannell, and Faye Dunaway (for some reason); directed by Stacy Title.
On this week's episode, the gang continues their (Some of) The Worst of 2017 month with a trip to Franchise Town talking about the latest entry in the car enthusiast/sort of domestic terrorists series, The Fate of the Furious! Why are they bothering to ask us to believe Vin Diesel flipped on the fam? What's with Charlize Theron's stupid dreads? And as much as we love him, why in the world is Kurt Russell in this? PLUS: Scott Eastwood — now with manual AND automatic transmission!
The Fate of the Furious stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, Charlize Theron, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, Luke Evans, Kristofer Hivju, and Scott Eastwood; directed by F. Gary Gray.
On this week's episode, the gang kicks off 2018 with (Some of) The Worst of 2017 month and the absolutely horrifying family film, The Boss Baby! What are the dynamics of birthing babies in this world? Are these things living forever in some kind of babies-only heaven? And make a decision on whether or not you're animating genitalia! PLUS: Cookies are for closers!
The Boss Baby stars Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire, and Miles Bakshi; directed by Tom McGrath.
On the final episode of the year—dropping a day early for Christmas!—it's the gang's live appearance at the 2017 Los Angeles Podcast Festival talking Constantine! Recorded at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel's Biltmore Bowl, this movie had the gang asking questions like: How can a person live above a bowling alley comfortably? Why not have an English actor play Constantine? And why didn't anyone tell poor Gavin Rossdale what "finger lickin' good" means? PLUS: Shia LaBeouf plays a role written for the legendary Ernest Borgnine (or David Johansen)!
Constantine stars Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf, Djimon Hounsou, Peter Stormare, Gavin Rossdale, and Tilda Swinton—for some reason; directed by Francis Lawrence.
On the final WHM Mail Bag of the year, the guys read letters about fans almost giving birth while listening to the show, students watching the film 8MM in class, a story proving the Kennedy Fuck Tunnels exist, and someone's taste in movies ruins Christmas for the whole family! They also answer the most important question of the season: is Die Hard a Christmas movie?! PLUS: Joel Schumacher - Secret WW2 National Socialist - fights alongside the Red Skull!
If you want your questions answered or stories told on the air, write into the mail bag—firstname.lastname@example.org! We'll next re-open the mail bag in 2018!
On this very special On-Screen, the guys share their (potentially controversial) thoughts on the all-new saga entry, Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi! There is much talk of Luke Skywalker, porgs, Chewbacca's piloting skills, risky lightsaber misunderstandings, parking on the beach, adult babies, fan expectations, Yoda's comedy career, and more!
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran, Benicio Del Toro, Gwendoline Christie, and Anthony Daniels; directed by Rian Johnson.
On this week's special Christmas episode, the gang breaks the Ten Year Rule to tackle the absolutely absurd, but totally one-of-a-kind, Pottersville! How can anyone watch this without being terrified Michael Shannon will snap at any second? What's with this terrible parody of Quint from Jaws? And who thought this "Australian" character was going to be funny? PLUS: Stephen Tobolowsky makes some dangerous demands!
Pottersville stars Michael Shannon, Christina Hendricks, Judy Greer, Ron Perlman, Ian McShane, and Thomas Lennon; directed by Seth Henrikson.
On this week's episode, the guys discuss the best (?) Steven Seagal movie, Hard to Kill! Why is Mason Storm—great name by the way—so obsessed with getting home to watch the Oscars? Who secretly films the Mafia using a gigantic shotgun mic? And what's the situation with giving Seagal a sponge bath while he's in the hospital? PLUS: A magic cat that performs medical miracles becomes the best sidekick on the couch that Carson ever had!
Hard to Kill stars Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler, and Frederick Coffin; directed by Bruce Malmuth.
On this week's episode, the gang ventures back into the world of Marvel Comics with the 2004 misfire, The Punisher! What's with this destination wedding-style family reunion the Castle Clan is throwing? How was this dye job approved by the producers? And how do you have John Travolta play your villain and you don't let him tap dance all over the scenery? PLUS: Yes, we also talk a bit about that new Netflix Punisher that's much, much better!
The Punisher stars Tom Jane, John Travolta, Ben Foster, Laura Harring, Samantha Mathis, Will Patton, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash, John Pinette, and Roy Scheider; directed by Jonathan Hensleigh.
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the gang reads letters about moms taking kids to inappropriate movies accidentally, people getting caught lying about not hating Collateral Beauty, Sean Connery golfing, pre-teens taking innocent grandmothers to sexy thrillers, watching movies on bootlegs, and sleeping in airplane bathrooms!
If you want your questions answered or stories told on the air, write into the mail bag—email@example.com! We record the final Mail Bag of the year on Saturday so write in quick!
On this special WHM On-Screen, the gang gathers to chat about all the superhero nonsense that's happened at the movies this year. Topics of discussion include: the Avengers: Infinity War trailer, Thor: Ragnarock, superhero film rankings, and, yes, Justice League! And of course, SPOILERS ABOUND!
Also: This Saturday we're recording the final mail bag of 2017, so get your emails in by Friday!!
On this week's episode, we sadly bring Snipesgiving to an end with an all-time Wesley fave, Drop Zone! How is Michael Jeter allowed to play with kittens in jail? What's with all the mid-air pranks? And look at Busey bite that hand! PLUS: Finally, some good news to report on SNN, the Skydiving News Network!
Drop Zone stars Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey, Yancy Butler, Michael Jeter, Corin Nemec, Grace Zabriski, and Malcolm-Jamal Warner; directed by John Badham.
On this week's episode, it's Snipesgiving the week of Thanksgiving as the guys chat about the Washington D.C. turkey-pardoning thriller, Murder at 1600! What's with all the huge battleground models Wesley's character has built in his apartment? Were those Kennedy sex tunnels real? And who in the world thought Dennis Miller would be a good fit for this film? PLUS: ED 209 dispatches with turncoat Alan Alda.
Murder at 1600 stars Wesley Snipes, Diane Lane, Dennis Miller, Alan Alda, Ronny Cox, Harris Yulin, Charles Rocket, Diane Baker, and Tate Donovan; directed by Dwight H. Little.
On this week's episode, the blessed month of Snipesgiving rolls on with Tony Scott's 1996 baseball thriller, The Fan! What's with everyone demanding Bobby Rayburn hit them a home run? Did anyone check the lyrics in the song choices during shots of child actors? And who wouldn't have a security team on hand when firing this total lunatic knife salesman? PLUS: Andrew hears whispers on the film's soundtrack that may or may not be telling him to kill!
Be sure to continue the Snipesgiving festivities this Saturday night at our final east coast tour date for quite some time: Talking Blade: Trinity at The Bell House—part of the Brooklyn Podcast Festival! Tickets here!
The Fan stars Wesley Snipes, Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, John Leguizamo, Benicio Del Toro, Chris Mulkey, Patti D'Arbanville, and Kurt Fuller; directed by Tony Scott.
On this week's episode, the guys kick off the blessed month of Snipesgiving with the one and only Michael Crichton snooze, Rising Sun! What's with that terrible interrogation framing device they barely use? Why couldn't they find better lines and a stronger subplot for Steve Buscemi? And how in the world do you make us wait a whole eleven minutes before we see us some Wesley Snipes? PLUS: Sean Connery mixes up Jurassic Park dinosaurs with Japanese businessmen!
And to continue the Snipesgiving celebrations, be sure to catch WHM at the Bell House on 11/18 talking about the ridiculous Blade: Trinity! Get your tickets here!
Rising Sun stars Wesley Snipes, Sean Connery, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Mako, Steve Buscemi, Ray Wise, and Tia Carrere; directed by Philip Kaufman.
On this week's episode, the WHM Halloween Spooktacular comes to an end as the guys have some fun with 1986's Trick or Treat! What's with this kid's horrible nickname? Why didn't the writers set any boundaries with the powers this ghost/demon has? And what was with that cowboy hat, Gene Simmons? PLUS: The Trickster gets kicked out of Sammi Curr's band!
Trick or Treat stars Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini, Doug Savant, Gene Simmons and Ozzy Osbourne; directed by Charles Martin Smith.
And be sure to get your tickets to see us at the Brooklyn Podcast Festival at the Bell House on 11/18 when we'll be talking about Blade Trinity! Tickets here!
Recorded at the HeadGum studio in sunny Los Angeles!
On a very special WHM Mail Bag, the gang welcomes If I Were You's Amir Blumenfeld on to read letters about earthquakes, giving up on rotten movies, bad date etiquette, Halloween pranks gone awry, parents showing their young kids inappropriate horror films, and sexy escapades gone terribly, terribly wrong!
Happy Halloween, gang! Just in time for the year's greatest holiday, we're here to rank the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise! With wretched jokes, ridiculous back stories, actually produced fan fiction, a crude remake, and one Grade-A Tom Arnold/Roseanne Barr cameo, the Nightmare franchise has somehow aged into one of the worst of the "big" horror franchises. PLUS: John Saxon will always be there for a friend to ask, "How ya holdin' up?"
This week on the program, the 2017 Halloween Spooktacular pulls back into Franchise Town by discussing the 2004 extreeeeeme smash hit, Saw! How does Jigsaw lay on that floor for so long without cramping? Did he really need the puppet after all that other Mouse Trap nonsense? And how many times have the people making this movie seen Se7en? PLUS: Chris Cabin will be monitoring the "Asshole Count" in all Saw sequels from here on out—Jigsaw included!
Saw stars Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Leigh Whannell, Ken Leung, Monica Potter, and Michael Emerson; directed by James Wan.
On this week's episode, the gang goes back to Craven Country to discuss the bloated sequel, Scream 2! What's with all the emotional scenes reuniting characters from the first movie? How are we supposed to believe that Laurie Metcalf lifted Jamie Kennedy up off the ground? And why does David Warner insist on this college theater production continue despite the multiple murders? PLUS: Terminator 2: Budnick Day!
Scream 2 stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Laurie Metcalf, Jamie Kennedy, Jerry O'Connell, Timothy Olyphant, Liev Schreiber, Omar Epps, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Duane Martin; directed by Wes Craven.
Be sure to catch our live commentary over I Know What You Did Last Summer, October 27th at the Jacob Burns Film Center's fourth annual Halloween Marathon! Get your tickets here—the early bird passes are available until 10/18!
On this week's episode, the 2017 Halloween Spooktacular takes a sick day with the ridiculously fun 90's slasher, Dr. Giggles! What's with this veteran cop wearing NFL merchandise? Who's responsible for that horrendous prop vanilla ice cream? How did this film never get a sequel—direct to DVD or otherwise? And what's with this kid and his mom's underwear? PLUS: Dr. Mario is actually just Mario Mario's 1970's drug dealer persona!
Dr. Giggles stars Larry Drake, Holly Marie Combs, Cliff De Young, Glenn Quinn, Keith Diamond, Richard Bradford, and Doug E. Doug; directed by Manny Coto.
Be sure to catch our live commentary over I Know What You Did Last Summer, October 27th at the Jacob Burns Film Center's fourth annual Halloween Marathon! Get your tickets here—the early bird passes are still available until 10/18!
On this week's episode, we kick off the 2017 Halloween Spooktacular by tackling the super-silly, super-stupid, Freddy sequel, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare! Why did they stop trying to make these movies scary? What's with those quotes at the beginning? And did anyone really care to learn this much about Freddy's back story? PLUS: We play another round of the classic game: Ponytail or Rat Tail?
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare stars Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane, Ricky Dean Logan, Breckin Meyer, Yaphet Kotto, Tom Arnold, Roseanne Barr, and Oprah Noodlemantra; directed by Rachel Talalay.
Be sure to catch our live commentary over I Know What You Did Last Summer, October 27th at the Jacob Burns Film Center's fourth annual Halloween Marathon! Get your tickets here!
On this week's episode, the gang finally gets around to a hotly anticipated title, the absolutely fun and ridiculous, Samurai Cop! The final selection in the now-defunct Patreon Selects tier, this D-Grade cult classic features one of the worst wigs in cinema history, no less than five parking lot fight scenes, and several goons on PCP! PLUS: Patrick Stewart and the TNG cast get dragged to the film's big Hollywood "premiere!"
Samurai Cop stars Robert Z'Dar, Mathew Karedas (here as Matt Hannon), Janis Farley, Mark Frazier, Melissa Moore, Gerald Okamura, Dale Cummings, Cranston Komuro, and Joselito Rescober as "Costa Rican Waiter"; directed by Amir Shervan.
And hey, gang, be sure to catch us this year at the L.A. Podfest, October 6-8. More information is available at www.lapodfest.com!
On this week's episode, the guys go back to school with the spectacularly ridiculous, high school spy comedy, If Looks Could Kill! Why doesn't Richard Grieco just sit these people down and explain the situation calmly? How often were they waxing his eyebrows on set? And how much of this film was stolen by later Bond films—or was it the other way around? PLUS: A big bit of information about our L.A. Podfest appearance!
If Looks Could Kill stars Richard Grieco, Roger Rees, Linda Hunt, Robin Bartlett, Gabrielle Anwar, and Roger Daltrey; directed by William Dear.
On the first WHM Mail Bag of season 8, the guys read letters from listeners about accidentally going on a blind date with a racist, sleazy creeps in grade school stealing toys from their friends, throwing up while watching Fellowship of the Ring, and more!
If YOU want YOUR weird stories read on the air, or if you have questions for the gang, write into the mail bag—firstname.lastname@example.org!
On the SEASON EIGHT premiere of WHM, the guys return just in time to have some fun with the cult classic TV gem, It! Why did they make this movie for ABC and not for the theaters? Did the It monster kill off the dinosaurs? And what is with that ponytail?! PLUS: Harry Anderson and Richard Dean Anderson get mixed up... a lot.
It stars Tim Curry, Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Richard Masur, Annette O'Toole, Tim Reid, John Ritter, Jonathan Brandis, Seth Green, and Richard Thomas;; directed by Tommy Lee Wallace.
Recorded live at the Bell House in Brooklyn, NY — 8/05/17
On this week's episode, the guys finally get around to trashing the feature-length McDonald's commercial, Mac and Me! How is it these alien puppets' mouths were shaped so it was impossible for them to eat McDonald's products? Why didn't that mother tell those kids about the cliff? And you can NOT just jump to a citizenship scene like that! PLUS: Lots of talk about UFOs and aliens "coring out" livestock!
Mac and Me stars Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Ward, Tina Caspary, Jade Calegory, and Ronald McDonald as 'Himself;' directed by Stewart Raffill.
On this special WHM On-Screen, the guys gather 'round to chat about the seventh—and shortest!—season of HBO's Game of Thrones! What's with all the wonky and wacky geography that's going on in this season? Does the shortened season hurt the show or help it? And was Maisie Williams taking notes from Anthony Hopkins? PLUS: Game of Thrones and Married with Children aren't as different as you may think!
On the final Summer Rewind of the year, the gang reminisces about their favorite holiday special, the episode on One Magic Christmas! How in the world did something so depressing qualify as a Christmas film? Who thought casting the legendary Harry Dean Stanton as an angel was a good idea—give that person a raise! And did that dude really say "Doritachips"? PLUS: Santa the evil necromancer!
One Magic Christmas stars Mary Steenburgen, Harry Dean Stanton, Elias Koteas, and Sarah Polley; directed by Phillip Borsos.
Recorded live, Saturday, June 24th, 2017
On this week's episode, it's the second recording of two sold-out shows the guys played in Portland, Oregon earlier this summer. Fresh from an awesome not-for-profit bar in town, the guys lovingly ripped apart the beloved Stallone classic, Over the Top! Why doesn't the movie tell you the reason Stallone is estranged? Did Lincoln Hawk really have to deliver all that Brute? And how could that kid crawl under those disgusting bleachers? PLUS: The Zodiac Killer comes out of retirement for one last kill!
Over the Top stars Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Rick Zumwalt, David Mendenhall, and Terry Funk; directed by the legendary Menahem Golan.
On this week's Summer Rewind, the guys revisit the first time they made fun of a Star Trek movie: Star Trek: Insurrection! Why does F. Murray Abraham look like a testicle face? Did we really need this Data bubble butt? And why did Data need to bond with this little kid? PLUS: Quark's adventures in Space Thailand.
Star Trek: Insurrection stars Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, F. Murray Abraham; directed by Jonathan Frakes.
Recorded live, Saturday, June 24th, 2017
On this week's episode, the guys are live from Mississippi Studios in the gorgeous city of Portland! Taking a break from the beautiful world of recreational dispensaries, the fellas try to get to the bottom of: Why wasn't Paul Giamatti cast as Galactus? Why did they bother jamming Doctor Doom in this sequel? And would the Thing really be able to fly on a commercial airplane? PLUS: Remember on Friends when Ross had to murder his own monkey?
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer stars Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington, Andre Braugher, and Laurence Fishburne; directed by Tim Story.
On this week's Summer Rewind, the gang looks back at their episode on the sci-fi classic, Freejack! Why wouldn't they set this film a little farther in the future than 2009? Who thought about hiring Mick Jagger as the main villain? And how many movies does Emilio star in where he's constantly sitting in various automobiles? PLUS: The birth of our terrible Jonathan Banks impression!
Freejack stars Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins, David Johansen, and Jonathan Banks; directed by Geoff Murphy.
On this WHM On-Screen, the gang chats about the audience favorite, Spider-Man: Homecoming! An above average entry in the MCU, the film has everything: low stakes, working class criminals; a worthwhile, entertaining supporting buddy for Peter Parker; just the right amount of RDJ presence; and not a single mention of Uncle Ben! PLUS: No gross web orifices!
Spider-Man: Homecoming stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon, Zendaya, Donald Glover, and Gwyneth Paltrow; directed by Jon Watts.
On this week's Summer Rewind, the gang revisit an old favorite, episode 102 on Batman Forever! Why do we get Two Face's origin in two seconds, but the Riddler's gets 45 minutes of screen time? Why couldn't we get more with Robin's carny family? And could Pat Hingle have played a more buffoonish Commissioner Gordon? PLUS: One of the earliest instances of the "Ma, get in here" kid!
Batman Forever stars Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Chris O'Donnell, Michael Gough, Drew Barrymore, and Debi Mazar; directed by Joel Schumacher.
On this week's episode, the seventh season of We Hate Movies wraps up with a lengthy discussion of the total misfire that is Spider-Man 3! Why try and jam in three villains when the first two films only had one a piece? Why does Peter Parker continue to be such an absolute LOSER? And why does Thomas Haden Church only say variations on three different sentences? PLUS: Jeremy Renner and Mickey Mouse present together at the Academy Awards!
Spider-Man 3 stars Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rosemary Harris, J.K. Simmons, James Cromwell, Bill Nunn, Dylan Baker, Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, and Elizabeth Banks; directed by Sam Raimi.
On the final WHM Mail Bag of the season, the gang reads some letters about dating obnoxious Transformers fans, using the wrong film for a Hangover Movie, fathers mistakenly thinking their kids are perverts at the movies, getting grounded for listening to WHM, and weirdos pleasuring themselves in South Carolina second-run theaters! PLUS: Edward Snowden fights the good fight against obscene video store late fees!
The Mail Bag is taking the rest of the summer off, so for September, we want to read your school-related letters on the air! Bad film-themed college parties? Common room movie nights gone wrong? Lazy teachers showing you Fern Gully? We want to hear about it! Write into the Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On the penultimate episode of the season, the guys talk about the over-the-top, total recommend of an action film, Air Force One! How in the world did the Secret Service botch this trip so badly? Does this movie start inside a fake action film? And how many CGI extras are flying out of this plane? PLUS: Slick Willy smokes a doob in the Air Force One escape pod!
Air Force One stars Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson, William H. Macy, and Dean Stockwell; directed by Wolfgang Petersen.
On this week's episode, the gang concludes the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza's Transformers-a-thon by tackling the recently released sequel, Transformers: The Last Knight! How on earth are there baby dinosaur robots? Why bother including Turturro so briefly in Cuba? And are we serious with this Tucci-as-Merlin business?!? PLUS: So the Transformers assisted in the Underground Railroad, huh? PLUS PLUS: Wait, seriously, what was with Merlin?
Transformers: The Last Knight stars Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock, Santiago Cabrera, Isabela Moner, Jerrod Carmichael, Stanley Tucci, John Turturro, Peter Cullen, the legendary Frank Welker, Erik Aadahl, John Goodman, Ken Watanabe, Jim Carter, Steve Buscemi, and Omar Sy; directed by Michael Bay.
On this week's episode, the gang takes a break from the Transformers-a-thon to dive head-first into Sean Astin's Homemade Pool: The Movie a.k.a. Encino Man! How did the screenwriters not know how ice works? Is Pauly Shore's character the smartest one in the film? And who builds their own goddamn pool by hand?!? PLUS: We rank all the Weasel's films whilst simultaneously munching down on some grindage and weasing the juice!
Encino Man stars Pauly Shore, Sean Astin, Brendan Fraser, Megan Ward, Robin Tunney, Michael DeLuise, and Rick Ducommun; directed by Les Mayfield.
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the guys once again welcome Hooked on T.J. Hooker's Ben Worcester to read letters covering such family-friendly topics as insane dads with remote control control issues, friends wasting time in an ex-soviet movie theater, a creepy-as-hell male teacher terrorizing an all-girl private school, and one dude who needs to clean his car out way more often. PLUS: Eric gets denied a "Jay Walking" appearance!
If you want your weird stories read on the air, or if you have questions for the gang, write in to the WHM Mail Bag: firstname.lastname@example.org! Be sure to get your emails in now, gang. We're doing a Mail Bag for July and then taking August off! Don't wait! Write now!
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes Hooked On T.J. Hooker's Ben Worcester into the studio to help tackle the ridiculously long and ridiculously dumb, Transformers: Age of Extinction! Why waste the best part of your movie by killing off T.J. Miller? Why did they make Mark Wahlberg's character from Texas? And who was asking for these Dinobots? PLUS: Mark Wahlberg is a massive Cheers fan.
Transformers: Age of Extinction stars Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Titus Welliver, T.J. Miller, Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, John Goodman, and Ken Watanabe; directed by Michael Bay.
On this week's special bonus show, it's "Friday the 13th VII: The New Blood" live from Atlanta! Recorded at the Punchline in April of 2017, listen as the gang braves the waves of enticing mozzarella stick odor to talk about the seventh film in the slasher series! Why does Jason have to look like a lizard person in this? Is Terry Kiser sleeping with that disturbed girl's mother? And how did they not bother to recover that dead dad's body? PLUS: Being a professional gator wrangler in Hollywood pays handsomely!"Friday the 13th VII: The New Blood" stars Lar Park-Lincoln, Terry Kiser, John Otrin, Susan Blu, and Kane Hodder as Jason; directed by John Carl Buechler.
On this week's episode, our Transformers-a-thon for the first part of our 2017 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza rolls on as we tackle the THIRD film in this ludicrous franchise, "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"! This week, we welcome our good friend, "We Are Strangers" and "Outer Spaces" director, Sean Weiner into the studio to discuss the important issues raised by this film including: why exploit Leonard Nimoy like this? Who asked to see the great city of Chicago decimated in such a fashion? And thank goodness for all that robot-on-human murder! PLUS: These movies would be 1000% better if you replaced Shia LaBeouf with M. Emmet Walsh!"Dark of the Moon" stars Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro, Tyrese Gibson, Patrick Dempsey, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Kevin Dunne, Julie White, Alan Tudyk, Ken Jeong, Buzz Aldrin, Peter Cullen, Hugo Weaving, Leonard Nimoy, Jess Harnell, James Remar, and the legendary Frank Welker; directed by Michael Bay.
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza: Transformers-a-thon Edition rolls on with the overstuffed second film, "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen!" What's with that motorcycle shot, Michael Bay? How is that sexy lady also a robit? And can we all agree those two racist robots are really, really shitty? PLUS: Kurt Vonnegut's secret film shoot."Revenge of the Fallen" stars Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro, Julie White, Kevin Dunne, Peter Cullen, Mark Ryan, Reno Wilson, Jess Harnell, Hugo Weaving, Tony Todd, and the legendary Frank Welker; directed by Michael Bay.
On this WHM On-Screen, the gang welcomes Chelsea Jupin into the studio to chat about the new superhero hit, Patty Jenkins' "Wonder Woman!" The film has everything: from a strong, female superhero, to terrible German accents, to classic Hollywood-style sex scenes, and even a nude Chris Pine clutching his genitals! WARNING: Here be spoilers!"Wonder Woman" stars Gal Godot, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis, Elena Anaya, Lilly Aspell, Chris Pine, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, and Eugene Brave Rock; directed by Patty Jenkins.
On this week's episode, we kick off our 2017 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza by diving into the first part of a 5-film marathon with Michael Bay's 2007 CGI nightmare, "Transformers"! Why did these robots need lips? How come this movie focuses on so many useless human characters? And how on Earth do you wait 75 minutes before introducing John Turturro? PLUS: Welcome to the show, legendary new WHM character, Tape Man!"Transformers" stars Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Rachael Taylor, Anthony Anderson, Jon Voight, John Turturro, Kevin Dunne, Julia White, Peter Cullen, Mark Ryan, Darius McCrary, Robert Foxworth, Jess Harnell, and Hugo Weaving; directed by Michael Bay.
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the gang reads off stories about angry dads ruining seating arrangements at screenings, a dude possibly having cheeseburgers shoved down his pants, a guy dying during "300", people freaking out after shrooming, the rough days of suffering through "Arli$$" waiting for "Taxi Cab Confessions" to come on, and more!If you want you weird stories read on the air, or have a question for the guys, write into the WHM Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the gang accidentally finds themselves in a WHM Advanced Level episode as they discuss the ridiculously pathetic, Man Power film, "Disclosure"! Why is this film structured like "The Shining"? Why did we need all this virtual reality nonsense? And who let Dennis Miller in here? PLUS: Michael Douglas battles Freddy Krueger!"Disclosure" stars Michael Douglas, Demi Moore, Donald Sutherland, Dylan Baker, Caroline Goodall, Roma Maffia, and Dennis Miller; directed by Barry Levinson.
On this week's episode, it's another entry in the already defunct Patreon Select series—it's Ninja III: The Domination! In one of the wildest films to come out of the Cannon Group, this movie features amazing elements like golf course massacres, exploding helicopters, ninja possessions, insane exorcisms, haunted arcade machines, terrible detectives, hot tub threeways, and more! PLUS: The absolute most disgusting sex scene the guys have encountered to date!Ninja III: The Domination stars Shô Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey, Jordan Bennett, David Chung, and James Hong; directed by Sam Firstenberg.
On this week's episode, the gang finally gets around to talking about the absolute snooze-fest that is, "AVP: Alien vs. Predator!" How many classic science fiction films is this movie ripping off? Why did the screenwriters insist on linking the older films to this one? And how do you not cast a single big name in this film? PLUS: Dutch finds a bunch of predators in his house!"AVP: Alien vs. Predator" stars Sanaa Lathan, Raoul Bova, Lance Henriksen, and Ewen Bremner; directed by Paul W.S. Anderson.
On this week's episode, what is somehow the THREE HUNDREDTH EPISODE of We Hate Movies the guys go big (and obvious) by tackling the terrible Zack Snyder film, 300! What's with all the hootin' and hollerin'? What did King Leonidas have against messengers? And who dropped the ball when hiring that Baby Inspector? PLUS: Laura Linney and Sean Penn star as their Mystic River characters in a Boston-set remake of 300! 300 stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Michael Fassbender, and Rodrigo Santoro; directed by Zack Snyder. On the occasion of our 300th episode, we'd like to extend our sincere thanks to you, the listener, without whom this podcast would not have lasted anywhere close to this long. THANK YOU!
On this week's episode, the gang finally gets around to a Charles Bronson movie when they tear up Michael Winner's Death Wish 3! This action-packed sequel has so many amazing elements including, but not limited to: a magically exploding car, old men kissing girls, machine guns firing wildly, a baby Alex Winter, police brutality, a Port Authority hellscape, a drunk Martin Balsam, and more! PLUS: Stephen Tobolowsky auditions to play The Giggler! Death Wish 3 stars Charles Bronson, Deborah Raffin, Ed Lauter, Martin Balsam, Gavan O'Herlihy, Kirk Taylor, Alex Winter, and Marina Sirtis; directed by Michael Winner.
This month, the gang opens the mail bag to read letters about passing up sex to watch Raising Arizona, guys yelling in the video store, date night movie selection faux pas, and a classic What Are Yooooooooouuu Watching?! PLUS: Steven from Charlotte (the Ultraviolet episode) writes back in to explain how the film destroyed his relationship with his girlfriend! If you want your questions answered on the air, or have a weird story you'd like told, write in to the mail bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this week's episode, the gang takes on another Patreon selection with Michael Dinner's Hot to Trot! Why didn't Bobcat voice the horse and John Candy play the goofball son? What's with Dabney Coleman's fake teeth? And exactly how many horses died on this set? PLUS: Plenty of Hollywood celebs are rotting in Horse Hell! Hot to Trot stars Bobcat Goldthwait, John Candy, Dabney Coleman, Virginia Madsen, Tim Kazurinsky, and Mary Gross; directed by Michael Dinner.
On this week's episode, we're releasing last month's sold-out show from Brooklyn, it's Howard the Duck: Live! at the Bell House! At this show, we raised such important questions like: Does planet Duck World also contain Duckburg from Duck Tales? How many of Howard's movie posters are porno parodies? And why can't this movie just be about a duck who manages a rock band? PLUS: George Lucas really turns on the filth! Howard the Duck stars Lea Thompson, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale, and Jeffrey Jones; directed by Willard Huyck.
On this week's episode, the gang finally gets around to talking about a Chuck Norris movie, and what better way to cut the red ribbon on this guy than ragging on the ridiculous Sidekicks?! What's with all these deranged fantasies Brandis's character keeps having? Why is Mako's character constantly pretending he's drunk? And did Ralph Macchio and the rest of the Karate Kid cast & crew have a case against this film? PLUS: Living gods, Dan Lauria and Brian Dennehy, fight to the death! Sidekicks stars Chuck Norris, Jonathan Brandis, Beau Bridges, Julia Nickson, Mako, Joe Piscopo, Danica McKellar, Gerrit Graham, and Richard Moll; directed by Aaron Norris, brother of Chuck Norris.
On this week's episode, the gang finally finishes up the 2017 Listener Request Month by tackling the outright creepy "family" comedy, Overboard! How in the world did the police department allow this grift to start in the first place? What's with these kids constantly looking at pornography? And most importantly, what is Kurt Russell's end game here? PLUS: Michael Shannon is getting all sorts of new roles! Overboard stars Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond, Mike Hagerty, and Roddy McDowall; directed by Garry Marshall.
On a very special episode, the gang interrupts their originally scheduled programming to bring you a recap of the absolutely ridiculous—but somehow watchable—new reboot, Power Rangers! A perfect entry point for a #trypod recommendation, this week's episode asks the hard questions like: Why does everything have to look so dark and shitty? Who thought autism was a great device to play for laughs? And where the hell are Bulk and Skull?!? PLUS: Alex Jones eulogizes a friend while Gallagher loses out on ANOTHER role! Power Rangers stars Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G., and, somehow, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, and Bill Hader; directed by Dean Israelite.
On this week's episode, the gang fights tooth and nail to talk about the absolutely wretched "film," Ultraviolet! What's the story here—are they vampires, or what? What's with the script using the word "huh" so many times so rapidly? And what on Earth brought Stephen from Charlotte to see this movie in the theater?!? PLUS: A fake heist film where a bunch of Heat-like criminals rob a sperm bank. The title of which is... Unfortunate. Ultraviolet stars Milla Jovovich, William Fichtner, Cameron Bright, and Nick Chinlund; "directed" by Kurt Wimmer.
On this week's episode, Listener Request Month continues with a terrifying anonymous call requesting, Highlander III: The Final Dimension a.k.a. Highlander 3: The Final Conflict a.k.a. Highlander III: The Sorcerer! Marvel as this film totally retcons out Highlander II: The Quickening without a care! Behold Mario Van Peebles' pierced nipples and... other parts! Avert your eyes as Christopher Lambert and Deobrah Kara Unger film not one, but two intense, totally unnecessary, sex scenes! PLUS: Highlander Captain Cragen! Highlander III: The Final Dimension stars Christopher Lambert, Deborah Kara Unger, Mario Van Peebles, and Mako; directed by Andrew Morahan.
On this month's Mail Bag, the guys read letters from folks who have family with bad movie taste, irrational fears of Master Yoda, dated dudes who love Grown Ups 2, caught folks pleasuring themselves to other Sandler films, sexy-looking parents, and more! If you have questions for the gang, or want you weird stories read on the air, write in to the Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the 2017 Listener Request Month kicks off with the totally wretched M. Night Shyamalan disaster, The Last Airbender! Making it the fourth time one of Night's films has made it onto the show, this train wreck brings up questions like: couldn't they find a single big name celebrity to appear in the film in any capacity? Why didn't they try and step up the violence? And what in the WORLD is with all the white people? PLUS: Who has, and has not, won a BAFTA—and what they did with it. The Last Airbender stars Noah Ringer, Dev Patel, Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone, Shaun Toub, Aasif Mandvi, and Cliff Curtis; directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
On this week's episode, the gang has a long-overdue conversation about the ridiculous 1989 action comedy, Tango & Cash! Was Jack Palance wilder here or in Batman? What's with Brion James' horrendous accent? And why did that bartender have those drum sticks? PLUS: A fake Kurt Russell podcast that could turn into a real Kurt Russell podcast! Tango & Cash stars Kurt Russell, Sylvester Stallone, Jack Palance, Teri Hatcher, Brion James, and the great James Hong; directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy.
On a very special WHM On-Screen, the fellas gather 'round to chat about the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony. The 89th of its kind, the ceremony will be broadcast live this Sunday at 8:30pm Eastern on ABC. Topics covered on this episode include: "Where's Amy Adams," "The Awfulness of Florence Foster Jenkins," "Racist Mel Gibson," and, you guessed it, "Frank Stallone!" Does anybody have an ETA on Nicholson?
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes favorite show punching bag, Jim Belushi, back with 1997's ridiculous time loop thriller, Retroactive! What's with Jim Belushi's terrible accent? How is this experiment so poorly guarded by the government? And was that Olympic-themed Lucky Charms? PLUS: Mrs. Doubtfire travels through time! Retroactive stars Jim Belushi, Kylie Travis, Shannon Whirry, Frank Whaley, and the great M. Emmet Walsh; directed by Louis Morneau. And don't forget about our upcoming live dates in Brooklyn, Atlanta and Portland!
On this week's episode, the gang gets grossed out by the 1994 daddy-daughter comedy, My Father the Hero! Couldn't the production have given Gérard a better haircut and nicer fitting clothes? How are we supposed to feel anything for this cold-blooded ice monster that Katherine Heigl plays? And how did we not get any more Tobo in this stinker? PLUS: Our greatest fake movie yet, Fat Spies! My Father the Hero stars Gérard Depardieu, Katherine Heigl, Dalton James, Lauren Hutton, Faith Prince, Ann Hearn, and the great Stephen Tobolowsky; directed by Steve Miner.
On this week's episode, the guys finally get around to tackling the poorly animated, poorly written, poorly acted, Bee Movie! Why have human bee-ings in this movie at all? What's with all the bee-related sexual innuendo? And really, honestly, why was this movie even made? PLUS: Bee puns until the cows come home! Bee Movie stars Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, Patrick Warburton, John Goodman, Chris Rock, Kathy Bates, Barry Levinson, Larry King, Ray Liotta, Sting, Oprah Winfrey, Larry Miller, Megan Mullally, and Rip Torn; directed by Steve Hickner & Simon J. Smith.
On this month's Mail Bag, the guys read letters about cinematic conspiracy theories, Amy Adams being pleasant at a coffee shop, someone almost dying watching Howard the Duck, phony film professors, Thomas Haden Church crushing children's dreams, and much more! If you want your weird stories read on the air, or have burning questions for the gang, write in to the Mail Bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On the final (Some of the) Worst of 2016 episode, the guys tackle the total who-was-asking-for-this sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence! Why does the CGI look so terrible in this major blockbuster? Why did we need to squeeze back in the characters played by Vivica A. Fox and Judd Hirsch? And are we really aping Aliens this much? PLUS: This film officially dethrones Super Mario Bros. for having the absolute most audacious sequel setup in film history! Independence Day: Resurgence stars Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, Jessie T. Usher, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, William Fichtner, Judd Hirsch, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Brent Spiner; directed by Roland Emmerich.
This week on the show, the guys chat about the silly, gold-bleeding, CGI dump, Gods of Egypt! Why was it so hard to cast even one Egyptian actor in a lead role here? What's with all that gold blood? And who thought that this human/god height difference idea was so cool? PLUS: Until he lost his eye, Peter Falk was totally an animorph! Gods of Egypt stars Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Bryan Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, and Geoffrey Rush; directed by Alex Proyas.
This week on the show, our (Some of) the Worst of 2016 month continues with one of the most requested films in show history, the wretched Suicide Squad! Why do we need every single back story in here? Why jam pack so many characters in that no one cares about and not kill off most of them? And didn't this feel like a two-hour video game cut scene? PLUS: A lot of RAAAAAAAANDOM screenplay decisions make this the most EXTREME comic book movie to date! Suicide Squad stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, David Harbour, Jared Leto, Common, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Cara Delevingne, and Joel Kinnaman; directed by David Ayer.
On this week's episode, the gang takes a look at the ridiculous Big Box comedy, Dirty Grandpa! Why did that beach scene need to be so extreme? Do the makers of The Hangover have a case here? And why can't Dirty Grandpa just have sex and be done with it?! PLUS: We dig up a story about an actor's racist Halloween costume that was, indeed, a bad idea. Dirty Grandpa stars Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch, Aubrey Plaza, Jason Mantzoukas, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Hough, Adam Pally, and Danny Glover; directed by Dan Mazer.
On the first episode of the new year, the guys hunker down for a month of chatting about some of the worst films of 2016! Up first is the pathetic excuse for a grief drama, Collateral Beauty! What's with this insane scheme? How does no one go to jail for this? And are you kidding us with those twist endings?! PLUS: Steve presents an alternative for ladies who are just tired of regular, boring, old sperm banks! Collateral Beauty stars Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, Michael Peńa, Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley, Jacob Latimore, and Ann Dowd; directed by David Frankel.
On the final WHM Mail Bag of the year, the guys chat about insanely fed-up substitute teachers, street brawls outside theaters, correcting people when you know you're right, whether Pump Up the Volume holds up, which movies they'd like to die to, and more! If you want your weird, wild stories read on the air, or have questions for the gang, write into the Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On the year-end episode of WHM, the guys are releasing their second of two shows—the first being Suburban Commando, released a few weeks back—recorded live in front of a sold out room, it's Batman & Robin: Live! at the Hollywood Improv! What was Mr. Freeze's endgame with that rocket? Was anyone surprised by all the penises and butts and nipples? And how doesn't Bane instantly commit suicide upon peering at his ghastly visage for the first time? PLUS: Steve spits all over the audience! Batman & Robin stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Gough, and Pat Hingle; directed by Joel Schumacher.
On this very special WHM On-Screen, the gang gather 'round to chat about the new Star Wars film, the pseudo-standalone prequel, Rogue One! Did we really need this many characters crammed in? What's with Forest Whitaker's robot feet? And was Peter Cushing on the Polar Express? PLUS: Mads Mikkelsen critiques Disney World. Rogue One stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, and Mads Mikkelsen; directed by Gareth Edwards.
On this week's show, the gang brings the Christmas cheer as they rag on the sad sequel, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause! What's with the weird Mrs. Claus Stockholm syndrome situation? Why do we need the counsel of lame holiday figures? And why are we doing this It's a Wonderful Life/Back to the Future II alternate timeline crap? PLUS: Michael Dorn opens up a t-shirt factory. The Santa Clause 3 stars Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Spencer Breslin, Martin Short, Ann-Margret, Alan Arkin, Art LaFleur, Aisha Tyler, Kevin Pollak, Jay Thomas, and Michael Dorn; directed by Michael Lembeck.
On this week's episode, the gang celebrates another year on the air by talking about the totally great, Demolition Man! How did this whole society forget how life was a mere thirty years prior? What's with Ventura getting almost entirely cut out of the film? And did they really swap Taco Bell for Pizza Hut overseas? PLUS: George W. Bush loves Mountain Dew! Demolition Man stars Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Benjamin Bratt, and Denis Leary; directed by Marco Brambilla.
On this week's episode, the gang goes to Hell with Arnold & Gabriel Byrne in the ridiculous paranormal action movie, End of Days! What's with that breakfast Arnie blends? Can the Devil fart grenades? And who saw that Udo Kier death coming? PLUS: Darren McGavin is resurrected to play his classic character one last time in the new F/X series, Kolchak: The Nut Stalker! End of Days stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Robin Tunney, Kevin Pollak, CCH Pounder, and Udo Kier; directed by Peter Hyams.
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes a We Love Movies title as they talk about Ernest Dickerson's Surviving the Game! What's the cannibalism situation here? How did they allow Busey's character to get killed off so quickly? And what's with that trophy room? PLUS: Coming to NBC this Fall—it's the new hit comedy, Grave Diggers! Surviving the Game stars Ice-T, Rutger Hauer, Charles S. Dutton, Gary Busey, John C. McGinley, and F. Murray Abraham; directed by Ernest Dickerson.
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the guys read letters about insane Blockbuster Video late fee policies, creepy multiplex parking lot hitchhikers, one totally insane X-Men marathon, and a creepy dude getting creepy in the wrong kind of movie theater. PLUS: Chris Cabin—total babe. If you want your questions answered, or your weird/creepy stories read on the air, write in to the Mail Bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this special Thanksgiving edition of WHM, the gang gives thanks for jokes by releasing a special live show—the first of two shows taped at the LA Podfest Preview Night—it's Suburban Commando: Live! at the Hollywood Improv! Recorded in front of a sold-out crowd, the gang weighs in on such important Suburban Commando matters like: why is Shep Ramsey offered a vacation after killing the space president? What kinds of artistic decisions was the Hulkster, as executive producer, making on set? And is Christopher Lloyd doing Hulk Hogan cosplay? PLUS: What's going on with this alien's genitalia? Suburban Commando stars Hulk Hogan, Christopher Lloyd, Shelley Duvall, Larry Miller, and Mark Calaway; directed by Burt Kennedy.
This week, the guys welcome Justin J. Case back to the show to discuss the ridiculous nature disaster film, The Happening! How did Night think Marky Mark would make a believable science teacher? What's with Leguizamo's character letting that wedding secret slip? And seriously guys, what's happening to all the bees? PLUS: An extended—and we mean extended—conversation about hot dogs. The Happening stars Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Alan Ruck, and Frank Collison as the Hot Dog Guy; directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
On this week's episode, the gang targets the second of three times the Fantastic Four has been "introduced" to film audiences when they chat about 2005's Fantastic Four! What is with the random nature of that cosmic storm? How do you not film a launch sequence when you send all main characters into space? And what's going on with the Thing's... ya know? PLUS: The guys create what will soon become the most popular comic book character of all time, who will then go on to be played by Bruce Dern in the film adaptation. Fantastic Four stars Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Kerry Washington, and Julian McMahon; directed by Tim Story.
On this On-Screen episode, the guys welcome back good friend, Justin J. Case, to chat about the latest—and greatest?—Marvel movie, Doctor Strange! Credit where credit's due, this run time is amazing! How do they rate Benedict Cumberbatch's American accent? And what's with these lazy stingers? PLUS: Stan Lee almost catches Steve Ditko with his rake! Doctor Strange stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen, Benjamin Bratt, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Tilda Swinton; directed by Scott Derrickson.
On this week's show, the gang goes back to Rom-com Land to talk about the totally insane, and genuinely creepy, Don't Tell Her It's Me! Also known as The Boyfriend School, the gang tears apart the film by asking such questions as: what's with the wardrobe at this romance novel convention? Why did Guttenberg's character pick the mullet? And does the creator of Ziggy have a case here? PLUS: Is that picture of the fat twins on motorcycles one of the greatest photos of the twentieth century? Don't Tell Her It's Me stars Steve Gutenberg, Shelley Long, Jami Gertz, Kyle MacLachlan, and Mädchen Amick; directed by Malcolm Mowbray.
On this week's episode, the gang finds themselves stuck in a strange realm somewhere between the Halloween Spooktacular, A Side Order of Sleaze, and the closest they'll come to an election special, with the totally disgusting and ridiculous, Ghosts Can't Do It! What is with the way they're filming Anthony Quinn as a ghost? Is Bo Derek's character a Stockholm Syndrome-suffering hostage? And is that really Donald Trump? PLUS: In an alternate timeline, Donald Trump loses the election to the dancing chicken from Werner Herzog's Stroszek, who also happens to be a member of the Communist party. Ghosts Can't Do It stars Bo Derek, Anthony Quinn, Don Murray, Julie Newmar, and Donald Trump; allegedly directed by John Derek.
Happy Halloween! On this special WHM On-Screen, the gang chats about the entire Halloween franchise and ranks each film! Where do the guys put Halloween III: Season of the Witch? What is the worst sequel? And what about those Hellbilly Zombie movies? Coming 2017: The Elm Street franchise? Cover Art by Felipe Sobreiro
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the guys reveal some WHM origin stories, recommend their favorite post-break-up recovery films, read a story about abhorrent films to watch with your parents, and find out the absolute worst way one human being can ruin Blade II for another. PLUS: Hamster man a-comin'! If you want your questions answered on the air, or have some crazy issues you need us to help you work through on the air, write in to the mail bag: email@example.com! Cover art by: Felipe Sobreiro
On this week's episode, the gang concludes their Halloween Spooktacular by heading back into Franchise Town by discussing the insane sequel, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation! What's with the bionic leg McConaughey's sporting here? How many times are we playing that flashbulb drop? And are you kidding with that drive-thru pizza?!? PLUS: Leatherface and the Sawyers need to stop the rich jerks from buying the slaughterhouse and turning it into a country club! Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation stars Renée Zellweger, Matthew McConaughey, Robert Jacks, Toni Perensky, and James Gale as Mr. Rothman; directed by Kim Henkel.
On this week's episode, the Halloween Spooktacular gets a hot stupidity injection as the gang chats about the final franchise entry to be released theatrically, Ernest Scared Stupid! Why aren't these parents doing more to keep their children away from Ernest? How is Ernest the only sanitation worker in this entire town? And what's with all the child kidnapping and peril in a supposedly family-friendly film? PLUS: A furniture malfunction sidetracks the guys for a few Dom Deluise-laugh-inducing seconds. Ernest Scared Stupid stars Jim Varney, Eartha Kitt, Austin Nagler, Shay Astar, and Jonas Moscartolo; directed by John Cherry.
On this week's terrifying episode, the gang dives deeper into the Halloween Spooktacular as they take a look at the wretched sequel, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers! Look how terrible this mask is! Is Michael Myers the only movie monster that can drive a van? And who's responsible for cleaning up that bloody bus station?! PLUS: Several wishy-washy Donald Pleasence impressions! Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers stars Donald Pleasence, Paul Rudd, Marianne Hagan, Mitchell Ryan, Kim Darby, and George P. Wilbur as The Shape; directed by Joe Chappelle. And be sure to catch us at the Jacob Burns Film Center on October 21st as we talk over the cult classic Death Spa as part of the third annual Halloween Movie Marathon! Get your tickets before noon on 10/12 to receive an early bird discount on your marathon pass! Other films screened that night are: Phantasm, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Jigoku, The Greasy Strangler, a totally twisted preview right out of the Sundance Film Festival, and more!
On this week's episode, Chris Cabin makes his grand return just in time to kick off the 2016 Halloween Spooktacular as the gang riffs on the direct-to-video Pet Sematary II! Why did we need this stupid fake movie fake-out? What's with Clancy Brown's behavior at that funeral? And why does Eddie Furlong briefly become a villain? PLUS: Do NOT take your pet to Anthony Edwards' veterinary clinic! Pet Sematary II stars Edward Furlong, Clancy Brown, Anthony Edwards, Lisa Waltz, Jared Rushton, Jason McGuire, and Sarah Trigger; directed by Mary Lambert. And don't forget, gang, we've got some brand new merch available, so head on over to our Tee Public shop to check out the latest designs!
On the first WHM Mail Bag of season seven, the gang chats about what films they've walked out of, checked-out teachers showing their students the original Funny Games, projection booth flubs, horrendous Pittsburgh Batman fans, and listeners spotting people having sex in movie theater parking lots. If you have questions for the gang, or want your crazy/wild/weird/embarrassing/gross stories read on the air, write into the mail bag: firstname.lastname@example.org! And take a look at the great new WHM Mail Bag cover art, designed by friend of the show, the incredibly talented, Felipe Sobreiro!
On this week's episode, the gang puts on their heat vision goggles to spy on Kevin Bacon in Hollow Man! What's with all this Nobel Prize talk? How does being invisible make him as strong as Jason Voorhees? And is that scientist looking at pornography at work? PLUS: Meeeeeeeeeeeeme watch! Hollow Man stars Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin, Kim Dickens, Greg Grunberg, Joey Slotnick, William Devane, and Rhona Mitra; directed by Paul Verhoeven.
On this week's episode, the gang decides to tackle one of the most infamous "bad" movies out there: Anaconda! How do you have a scroll with no narration outside of Star Wars? What's with that Danny Trejo suicide? And what in the world is Jon Voight doing with that accent? PLUS: Welcome to Slithers, the latest location in WHM's stable of fake drinking establishments! Anaconda stars Jennifer Lopez, Jon Voight, Ice Cube, Eric Stoltz, Kari Wuhrer, Owen Wilson, and the great Frank Welker as the snake noises or something; directed by Luis Llosa.
On this week's episode, the gang goes back to school with Treat Williams in, The Substitute 2: School's Out! Is he really bringing luggage to a funeral? How many mercenaries retire to become teachers? And is that janitor living in the school's boiler room? PLUS: Rudy Giuliani goes for The Dip. The Substitute 2: School's Out stars Treat Williams, Christopher Cousins, Susan May Pratt, and BD Wong; directed by Steven Pearl.
On the sooner-than-expected return of We Hate Movies the gang gathers back together early to chat about The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (and also to plug their newly added second show at the Hollywood Improv)! Why do we need to see so much Campbell Scott: Super Spy? Why bother cramming The Rhino into this already crowded mess? And are we really ripping off the Christopher Nolan Batman movies this much? PLUS: Stan Lee lights a jay and steals tons of other people's ideas! The Amazing Spider-Man 2 stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore, Felicity Jones, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Embeth Davidtz, and Campbell Scott; directed by Marc Webb.
Original Air Date: October 1st, 2012 On this spooky summer rerun, the guys reminisce about one of the greatest Gary Busey films of all time, Silver Bullet! How does this mother allow her son to accept this crazy motorcycle wheelchair gift? How is Gary Busey not the werewolf in this film? And what's with this terrible narration? PLUS: Werewolves 'n Things! Silver Bullet stars Gary Busey, Corey Haim, Everett McGill, Megan Follows, and Terry O'Quinn; directed by Daniel Attias.
Recorded live in Rochester, July 16th, 2016 On this episode, the gang treks out to the Little Theatre to chat about the completely worthless sequel, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III! How could they cut the budget for these turtle puppets? How was no one concerned about the space/time continuum? And are we still talking about turtle genitalia in these movies? PLUS: An audience member gets publicly humiliated close to their birthday! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III stars Paige Turco, Elias Koteas, Stuart Wilson, Vivian Wu, Sab Shimono, and Corey Feldman; directed by Stuart Gillard.
Original Air Date: October 25th, 2011 The gang continues their summer break and reruns a really old Spooktacular episode on The Haunting! What's with Owen Wilson's Gap sweaters? Was this really the best way for Liam Neeson to discover a cure for fear? And isn't Catherine Zeta-Jones so hip trying to kiss a girl? PLUS: Baby ghosts! The Haunting stars Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lili Taylor, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson, Bruce Dern, Virginia Madsen, and Todd Field; directed by Jan de Bont.
Original Air Date: January 17th, 2012 On this very sweaty summer rerun, the guys try to cool off by reminiscing about one of the all-time fan favorites, the show's 41st episode, Halloween III: Season of the Witch! How hilarious is this alcoholic doctor? Isn't it pretty boss that this California warlock wants to kill all the kids in America? And YIKES! with that sex scene! PLUS: The birth of Muldoon's Public House. Halloween III: Season of the Witch stars Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, and Dan O'Herlihy; directed by Tommy Lee Wallace.
Recorded live in Brooklyn, June 11th, 2016 On this episode, the gang heads to Union Hall in Brooklyn to talk about the insane space debacle, Jupiter Ascending! What's with these half-humanoid, half-animal creatures? Did the film need all the incest themes? And look at those silly space roller blades! PLUS: A surprise guest takes the stage! Jupiter Ascending stars Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, and Eddie Redmayne; directed by the Wachowskis.
Original Air Date: August 21st, 2012 The guys continue their summer break from production, but offer up a rerun on the totally ridiculous, Dracula 2000! What's with all these silly super burglars? Why does Dracula need to go to a Virgin Megastore? And hey, is that pop music sensation, Vitamin C? PLUS: Andrew squares off against Fred Durst. Dracula 2000 stars Christopher Plummer, Jonny Lee Miller, Justine Waddell, Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Esposito, Omar Epps, Danny Masterson, Lochlyn Munro, and Gerard Butler as the Prince of Darkness; directed by Patrick Lussier.
Original Air Date: April 9th, 2013 As the guys take a few weeks off, WHM goes into Summer Reruns! First up: an episode from several years back on the insane romantic comedy, Addicted to Love! How are we supposed to feel sympathy for Ryan and Broderick's characters here? Will anybody be wearing anyone's skin any point in this film? And poor, poor Tchéky Karyo! PLUS: The guys are on vacation, but it sure is hot in the Asphalt Jungle! Addicted to Love stars Matthew Broderick, Meg Ryan, Tchéky Karyo, Kelly Preston, and Maureen Stapleton; directed by Griffin Dunne.
Recorded live in Chicago, April 16th, 2015 On this special episode, the gang chats about the all-too-fun, Predator 2! What's with Danny Glover crashing all those cars? Why is the Predator skinning all those dudes, but we see zero peen? And how come Gary Busey has to keep reminding everyone they're dealing with an alien? PLUS: One Internet commentator thinks this film is... completely underrated! Predator 2 stars Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall, Rubén Blades, Maria Conchita Alonso, Bill Paxton, and Adam Baldwin; directed by Stephen Hopkins.
On the final WHM Mail Bag of the season, the guys read letters from parents pondering whether they should see the gang live in Los Angeles, folks sneaking into Will Smith movies over lame Star Trek sequels, and one individual who witnessed a man admit, in front of 4000 people, to discovering masturbation at age twenty--yikes! If you want your strange stories read on the air, or have urgent questions you need the gang to answer, write in to the mail bag -- email@example.com! We'll see you in September!
On the season finale of We Hate Movies, the gang gets together one last time this summer to chat about a real We Love Movies selection, Con Air! Is Cage's character using Doritos as currency in prison? What's with that Dave Chappelle puppet? And why bother hyping up Buscemi's character so much only to do absolutely nothing with him? PLUS: Wilford Brimley watches Con Air, his favorite diabetes-related action thriller! Con Air stars Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Ving Rhames, Colm Meaney, Steve Buscemi, Mykelti Williamson, Dave Chappelle, Danny Trejo, and Big Daddy himself, M.C. Gainey; directed by Simon West.
On this episode of Animation Damnation, the gang chats about the absolutely ridiculous cartoon adaptation, The Real Ghostbusters! The episode in question, "They Call me MISTER Slimer," originally aired September 18th, 1987. Throughout it's very long 22 minutes, the episode raises such questions as: Why does a ghost need to pay rent? How many abandoned subway stations do they think we have in the city? And what's with all those corporeal goblins? PLUS: Being the only cast member to see it so far, Andrew weighs in on the new Ghostbusters film!
On this week's episode, the gang takes the #SBE2016 up to the stars to chat about the super lame sequel, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier! Featuring the exciting return of beloved cast member, Chris Cabin, the gang gets into the nitty-gritty of the Trek world by tackling such questions as: is that really just a horn-shaped piece of cardboard on that horse? What's with the sexy cat people? And is it really safe to free-climb a mountain with such a bad toupee? PLUS: Bones loves the Bizkit! Star Trek V: The Final Frontier stars Bill "William" Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, David Warner, and Laurence Luckinbill; directed by William Shatner.
On this week's episode, the gang throws a pool party while they chat about the biggest letdown of 2006, M. Night Shyamalan's Lady in the Water! How does a director totally waste such an amazing cast? Why are these apartment complex residents agreeing to help this crazy superintendent with this weirdo story? And what exactly are the contents of M. Night's character's possible hate manifesto he's writing? PLUS: Every sentence sounds better with the word "scrunt" jammed in it! Lady in the Water stars Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeffrey Wright, Bob Balaban, Sarita Choudhury, Cindy Cheung, M. Night Shyamalan, Freddy Rodriguez, Bill Irwin, Mary Beth Hurt, and Jared Harris; directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes back friend of the show, Ben Worcester, to chat about the 1999 summer blockbuster disaster, Wild Wild West! What's with all the really bad green screened desert? Who thought Kevin Kline dressing as a woman multiple times would be funny? And isn't Kenneth 'Colonel Sanders' Branagh's plan a little too... Otisburg for your taste? PLUS: Was that Will Smith's genitalia in the first five minutes? Wild Wild West stars Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Salma Hayek, Kenneth Branagh, Ted Levine, and M. Emmet Walsh; directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.
On this edition of WHM Mail Bag, the guys welcome friend of the show, Ben Worcester, to read another round of zany letters! This time they're dealing with tales of rude, elderly movie theater patrons, Buffalo Wild Wings waiters with terrible taste in movie comedies, and dudes who eat way too much Long John Silvers before going to the movies! If you want your wild stories read on the air, or have questions for the gang, write into the Mail Bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this edition of WHM On-Screen the guys take a look back at the explosive sixth season of HBO's Game of Thrones! It should go without saying that this episode contains a massive, massive, massive amount of spoilers and that you should not listen until you're fully caught up with season six in its entirety. And hey, put your tweets down, Eric, Steve, and Andrew don't sit around ripping on the show in this episode--they're all fans (to varying degrees)!
On this week's show, the #SBE2016 rolls into Unnecessary Sequel Country as the gang discusses the totally unwanted, Another 48 Hrs.! How do they not set up the 48 hours time table in the final cut? Why are they not both private detectives in this one? And drink every time "Nick Nolte" says goddammit! PLUS: M. Emmet Walsh somehow goes shopping at a FYE. Another 48 Hrs. stars Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Brion James, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Ross, and Tisha Campbell; directed by Walter Hill.
On this episode of Animation Damnation the gang chats about a horrible cartoon failure--the Street Fighter series! The episode in question, "Getting to Guile," originally aired November 4th, 1995. What was with that USA Network cartoon block? Why is E. Honda a hacker here? And why is the animation on the fight scenes so terrible? PLUS: Brainwashed into being best friends with M. Bison?
On this week's episode, the #SBE2016 enters Video Game Adaptation Country as the gang welcomes the titular Vinny Brusco of The Vinny Brusco Show to join in the rant against 1994's Street Fighter! What's with the severe lack of street fighting in the film? Why are Chun-Li, Balrog and E. Honda all working for a global news network? And what in the hell are they doing with Blanca's A Clockwork Orange set-up? PLUS: A certain someone could be in David Fincher movies, Marc! Street Fighter stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na Wen, Damian Chapa, Kylie Minogue, Simon Callow, Byron Mann, Roshan Seth, Andrew Bryniarski, Grand L. Bush, Miguel A. Nuñez Jr., Wes Studi, and Peter Tuiasosopo; directed by Steven E. de Souza.
On this week's episode, the #SBE2016 rolls on with the 1991 cult classic, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead! As the guys chat about this "We Love Movies" selection, questions come up including: What was with that deleted story arc where one of the kids killed the babysitter? Is that teenage kid really flying the Confederate flag? And what is with that Mr. Egg fella? PLUS: What if Star Wars never took off and George Lucas was forced into menial office work? It might sound... a little something... like this. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead stars Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, Josh Charles, Keith Coogan, David Duchovny, Kimmy Robertson, Danielle Harris, and John Getz; directed by Stephen Herek.
The gang takes you into the weekend with an all-new WHM On-Screen talking about the latest example of cinematic turtle power, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows! What was the thinking behind that Krang voice casting? Take a look at that botch job they did with Casey Jones! And thank goodness Splinter finally took a bath! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Laura Linney, Stephen Amell, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Alan Ritchson, Tyler Perry, Brian Tee, Sheamus, Gary Anthony Williams, Tony Shaloub, and Brad Garrett; directed by Dave Green. If you want to hear more of the gang talking turtle, be sure to catch WHM Live! at the Little Theatre in Rochester, NY on Saturday, July 16th as they chat about all things TMNT, but specifically, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III! Click here for show info and tickets!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza hits the high seas for the boring, totally unnecessary sequel, Speed 2: Cruise Control! Why bother going ahead with this movie once Keanu dropped out? But if you are going ahead with it, why not make Sandy the hero? And how about writing a villain with a little more motivation than medical bills? PLUS: Willem Dafoe's weird, weird leeches! Speed 2: Cruise Control stars Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric, Willem Dafoe, and Temuera Morrison; directed by Jan de Bont.
On this episode of WHM On-Screen, Andrew and Steve give their thoughts on the latest entry into the X-Men saga, X-Men: Apocalypse! Did we really need Magneto to be taking up space in this movie? That Quicksilver sequence was pretty fantastic, though. And how much did Jennifer Lawrence not want to be in the Mystique makeup?! PLUS: Andrew fantasizes about Apocalypse being one giant, delicious, grape Tootsie Roll. X-Men: Apocalypse stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Lucas Till, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Hardy, Alexandra Shipp, and Olivia Munn; directed by Bryan Singer.
On this episode of Animation Damnation the guys break down what is, without question, the absolute worst episode of the X-Men animated series, "Jubilee's Fairy Tale Theater." Originally airing November 16th, 1996, the episode showcases Jubilee's secret mutant power: telling garbage stories. After getting a group of school children trapped in a cave-in, Jubilee distracts them from their impending deaths by spinning a fantasy yarn where she's a magical elf, Wolverine is a troll, Gambit is a Robin Hood-esque creep, and Magneto leads an army of walking, talking suits of armor. All this because stupid Xavier had to go meet with the President!
On the kick-off of the 2016 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza, the gang welcomes back friend of the show, Private Cabin's Sean Weiner, to talk about the disastrous Brett Ratner mutant murder spree, X-Men: The Last Stand! What's with the off-screen Cyclops death? Why did they insist on keeping Magneto as the lead villain? And what's with all these deleted scenes and alternate story lines? Decide what story you're telling before you start shooting! PLUS: Be on the lookout for Wolverine's superfluous third nipple! X-Men: The Last Stand stars Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Ben Foster, and Vinnie Jones; directed by Brett Ratner.
On this round of WHM Mail Bag correspondence, the guys read letters about gross arcades getting raided by the DEA, creepy dates with dudes passing off dubious movie trivia as suave lines, and a certain obese action star being a total ass to kids! If you want your crazy stories read or WHM-related questions answered on the air, write in to the WHM Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the gang once again shatters the Ten Year Rule to talk about the totally unnecessary sequel, Kindergarten Cop 2! What's with this weirdo janitor/technology teacher, Hal? Why wouldn't the F.B.I. just get a search warrant and check the school after hours for this flash drive? And what's with all the Twix product placement? PLUS: Prop comic, Gallagher, could audition for lots of different films. His range is endless if you really think about it. Kindergarten Cop 2 stars the great Dolph Lundgren, Darla Taylor, Aleks Paunovic, Sarah Strange, and Bill Bellamy; directed by Don Michael Paul.
On this episode of WHM On-Screen the guys finally get around to sharing their thoughts about the latest entry into the MCU, Captain America: Civil War! Topics discussed include the fact that the film is just, "The Avengers without all that Thor magic," Black Panther is a bad-ass, awesome character, it was a good move letting Elizabeth Olsen tone down that accent, what it would sound like if Ray Liotta wound up playing Uncle Ben, and of course, whether or not Vision has some sort of genitalia! Captain America: Civil War stars Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Daniel Brül, William Hurt, Marisa Tomei, and Frank Grillo; directed by Joe & Anthony Russo.
On this very special 250th episode of We Hate Movies, the gang celebrates by finally talking about the ridiculous sequel, Highlander II: The Quickening! What's with the entire retcon of all we learned in the first film? Did we really need all that alley sex? And how is Connery doing all that magic at the end? PLUS: Sean Connery versus James Doohan leads to a Connery-produced reality show that no one would ever watch. Highlander II: The Quickening stars Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen, Michael Ironside, Allan Rich, and John C. McGinley; directed by Russell Mulachy. After 250 episodes, what's your favorite WHM moment? Write into the Mail Bag - firstname.lastname@example.org - and let us know!
On this week's episode, the gang welcomes back comedian and long time friend of the show, Justin J. Case, as they try to wrap their heads around the complete and total satirical misfire that is, American Dreamz! Why try to lampoon so many institutions at once? Who ever truly cared about Hugh Grant? And are we really trying to create sympathy for George W. Bush? PLUS: The guys create a new band called "Corn" and hope that Jonathan Davis doesn't sue. American Dreamz stars Dennis Quaid, Hugh Grant, Mandy Moore, Willem Dafoe, Chris Klein, Jennifer Coolidge, Sam Golzari, Marcia Gay Harden, and Seth Meyers, for some reason; directed by Paul Weitz.
Recorded December 12th,2015This week on the show, the gang is LIVE from the D.C. Improv tochat about the ridiculous blockbuster flub, Waterworld!Why did they make this "hero" so deplorable? How could someone notbe able to swim in a place called Waterworld? And whydidn't these pirates just trace the map off the little girl's back?PLUS: A dramatic reading from the Waterworldnovelization!Waterworld stars Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, TinaMajorino, Michael Jeter, and the late, great, Dennis Hopper;directed by Kevin (not Costner) Reynolds.
On this episode of WHM Mail Bag, the guys welcome friend and special guest, Justin J. Case, to read letters about a guy who was almost beaten by video game hustlers, a person who wet themselves due to excessive Dr. Pepper intake and a real love of Tekken 3, a (former?) listener who was upset by our Batman v Superman Colon Dawn of Justice episode, and much more! Do you want your crazy stories told or questions answered on the air? Then write in to the Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the gang scrapes the bottom of the barrel with the 2006 fart-a-thon, Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector! How many diarrhea scenes do we need? What's with all the talk about having sex with mannequins? And is Larry as a grownup worse than Larry as a man baby? PLUS: Larry the Cable Guy--disrespectful Hooters customer. Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector stars Dan Whitney, David Koechner, Tony Hale, Tom Wilson, Megyn Price, Joanna Cassidy, and Bruce Bruce; directed by Trent Cooper.
On this episode of Animation Damnation the gang talks about the insane toy commercial cartoon, Centurions! The episode in question, "Day of the Animals," raises concerns such as why cybernetic animals in the first place? Did they actually invent wi-fi enabled mind control? And what's with Ace McCloud, professional scum bag? PLUS: Successful Stan Lee endlessly taunting a troubled Jack Kirby.
On this week's episode, the gang gets around to a long-promised discussion on the ridiculous Nintendo-commercial film, The Wizard! How did anyone find Fred Savage characters appealing in the 80s? What's with all the video game street gambling? And just how cool is Lucas? PLUS: John Goodman vs. Beau Bridges: Dawn of Street Brawlin'! The Wizard stars Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis, Christian Slater, Beau Bridges, Will Seltzer, and Sam McMurray; directed by Todd Holland.
This week on the show, the guys tackle one of the creepiest rom-coms Hollywood ever created -- it's My Best Friend's Wedding! How in the world are we supposed to get behind a protagonist like Jules? Is Dermot Mulroney's character a secret murderer? And is that a Paul Giamatti sighting? PLUS: Several references to the classic film Donkey Punch! My Best Friend's Wedding stars Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett, Philip Bosco, M. Emmet Walsh, Rachel Griffiths, Christopher Masterson, and the great Paul Giamatti; directed by P.J. Hogan.
On this week's episode, the gang finally wraps up the 2016 Listener Request Month with the sad sack, totally unwanted, fantasy nightmare, Dungeons & Dragons! How much could that castle have cost that Jeremy Irons absolutely needed to do this movie? Is Marlon Wayans' character a time traveler from 1998? And what's with all the ear sucking? PLUS: Can you play D&D as William Petersen's character from Manhunter? Dungeons & Dragons stars Jeremy Irons, Bruce Payne, Justin Whalin, Marlon Wayans, Thora Birch, and Richard O'Brien; directed by Courtney Solomon.
On this episode of Animation Damnation the gang tackles the pilot episode of the oddly crass, Canadian cartoon, The Raccoons! The episode in question, "Surprise Attack!", originally aired sometime in the great year 1985. Why do we have to see more female animals drawn with human breasts? What's with all the World War II imagery? And where was that sweet raccoon condo we were promised?! PLUS: Steve is attacked by a live raccoon! Well, he was--11 years ago.
This is a WHM Emergency Broadcast! The 10 Year Rule is torn asunder this week as the guys cut into the schedule to record a lengthy rant on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice! Why is Batman shooting so many people in the face? How did Superman botch that Congress job? And whoever thought urine would be such a major plot point in a superhero movie? PLUS: Nick Nolte as Grandpa Sajdak in A Steve Sajdak Thanksgiving. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Godot, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, and Scoot McNairy; directed by Zack Snyder.
On this episode, the gang continues the--randomly selected--Listener Request Month with a chat about the 2001 cyber thriller, Antitrust! Did this movie feel about five years too late to any one else? Could the Pepsi/Pringles product placement get any more obvious? And why does Tim Robbins have his dirty work done by teenagers? PLUS: Are real life billionaires mass murderers? Antitrust stars Ryan Phillippe, Rachael Leigh Cook, Claire Forlani, Richard Roundtree, Yee Jee Tso, Tyler Labine, and Tim Robbins; directed by Peter Howitt.
On this episode of the Mail Bag, the guys read some letters from folks trying to hook up to inappropriate movies, people going into Old Boy blind, movie theater masturbators, and one letter about a big jerk ruining a screening of the restoration of The Godfather--one of cinema's biggest crimes. PLUS: The guys make up a fake podcast where creeps talk about nothing but Bee Movie! If you want your weird stories told or questions answered on the air, write in to the WHM Mail Bagfirstname.lastname@example.org!
On this episode, the gang continues Listener Request Month with the too-little-too-late 80s slasher, Nightmare Beach! Why would director Umberto Lenzi try to deny he directed this classic gem? Was this actor the absolute best thespian to audition for "Skip"? And why did they pick such a lame motorcycle for the killer to ride? PLUS: John Saxon and Joe Don Baker get catty about not going to the Academy Awards. Nightmare Beach stars Nicolas De Toth, Sarah Buxton, Rawley Valverde, Lance LeGault, Michael Parks, and the legendary John Saxon; directed by Umberto Lenzi (as Harry Kirkpatrick).
On this episode, the gang goes to the Big House to rip into the head-scratching-ly bad, Bret Michaels passion project, A Letter from Death Row! Who on this earth thought this deserved to be made? What's with all those stupid chapters? And do these filmmakers really not know what a book looks like? PLUS: Let's hang out with Bruce Glover in the Dad Room! A Letter from Death Row stars Bret Michaels, Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen, Kristi Gibson, Phil Valentine, and Swan Burrus; directed by Bret Michaels & Marvin Baker.
This week on the show, the gang kicks off another Listener Request Month by tackling the ridiculous snooze-fest, The Shadow! What kind of a name is Lamont Cranston? Is The Shadow participating in sex tourism? And how did Alec Baldwin get around shaving that chest? PLUS: The Shadow tries to murder Samuel "Screech" Powers! The Shadow stars Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Peter Boyle, Ian McKellen, Tim Curry, Jonathan Winters, and James Hong; directed by Russell Mulcahy.
On this episode of Animation Damnation, Steve & Andrew chat about a ridiculous Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles rip-off, Road Rovers! So were they dogs first or people first? Why would world leaders donate their pets for this experiment? And why introduce werewolves in just the third episode? PLUS: Bill Clinton tries to solve Kosovo with super dogs!
On this very special WHM On-Screen, we make contact with the alternate dimension to track down Chris Cabin, bringing the gang back together to chat about the Oscars! Why did everyone love Brooklyn so much? Does anyone actually care about The Danish Girl? And let's just give one to Leo and get it over with! PLUS: How many Oscar votes does Rudy Giuliani get? ALSO: Everyone see Chi-Raq and Creed!
On this episode of WHM On-Screen, Andrew and Steve sit down to chat about the mega-success that is Deadpool. Throughout the talk, the two give their complaints & grievances with the film, and also mention what they really liked about it. Not shockingly, Steve is knowledgeable and informed about the character and where he comes from, while Andrew is ignorant and doing his best to keep up. PLUS: Lots and lots and lots of X-Men talk. So much so that they watched an X-Men movie right after recording. Deadpool stars Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, Brianna Hildebrand, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin, Gina Carano, Leslie Uggams, and Stefan Kapicic as the voice of the poorly used Colossus; directed by Tim Miller.
Record live at the D.C. Improv in Washington, D.C. - December 12th, 2015 On this week's episode, the guys are ragging on the ridiculous terrorism thriller, Olympus Has Fallen! Was anyone fooled by Dylan McDermott's traitor character? Will Morgan Freeman ever get that presidential sandwich? And can everyone just stop saying the name Mike? PLUS: American Mike is the most American Secret Service agent ever hired. Ever. Promise. Olympus Has Fallen stars Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart, Rick Yune, Melissa Leo, Radha Mitchell, Angela Bassett, and Ashley Judd for about six minutes; directed by Antoine Fuqua.
On this month's Mail Bag, the guys read stories about romantically sweet Harry Potter dates, aggressive judgements about Larry the Cable Guy fans, and one disastrous screening of an Oscar-winning film that also botched a potential orgy. PLUS: Steve's regret over developing another classic WHM line.
This week on the show, the guys try to make heads or tails of the 2000 serial killer flop, The Watcher! What's with Keanu's dancing at the beginning? Is Spader believable as this broken F.B.I. agent? And why don't they just kiss already? PLUS: Keanu's house guest, Bryan, tricks him into all sorts of roles he doesn't want. The Watcher stars James Spader, Keanu Reeves, Marisa Tomei, Chris Ellis, and Ernie Hudson (barely!); directed by Joe Charbanic.
On this week's episode, the gang takes on the Valentine's 2003 superhero movie, Daredevil! Could Affleck be any stiffer as the titular Devil from Hell's Kitchen? What's with all the Nü Metal on this soundtrack? And could they make a great character like Elektra any more lame? PLUS: Joey Pants wants to remind you that he's from Hoboken. Daredevil stars Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Jon Favreau, Joe Pantoliano, Leland Orser, Erick Avari, and the late, forever great, Michael Clarke Duncan; directed by Mark Steven Johnson.
On this week's episode, the gang gets back to their roots by railing on a good, old fashioned, "White Guy Karate" movie: it's American Shaolin: King of the Kickboxers II! Is this the most obnoxious, American pig in all of white guy martial arts? How do we only see the villain for four minutes? And what's with that knock-off NFL merchandise? PLUS: George H. W. Bush and the plot line that made him give up on Melrose Place. American Shaolin: King of the Kickboxers II stars Reese Madigan, Trent Bushey, Daniel Dae Kim, and Kim Chan; directed by Lucas Lowe.
On this episode of Animation Damnation, the gang chats about the latest cartoon incarnation of the Scooby Gang, Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! What's with Welker hogging all the roles? Why sex-up Velma? And is this actually good? PLUS: Fred introduces the gang to his angry, Korean War veteran of a father. The episode in question, "Mystery 101", originally aired October 5th, 2015. Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! stars Grey Griffin, Matthew Lillard, Kate Micucci, and the voice-ove lord almighty, Frank Welker!
On the final episode of the Worst of 2015, the gang gets real tough and real magical as they sit through the magically tough fantasy action thrill ride--question mark?--The Last Witch Hunter! What's with Vin Diesel saying "magic" every six seconds? Does Michael Caine stand in any of his scenes? And why couldn't they hire an actual human being to play the Witch Queen? PLUS: Your favorite Ghostbusters lines, but with the word "bee". The Last Witch Hunter stars Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Michael Caine, Elijah Wood, and Ólafur Darri Ólafsson; directed by Breck Eisner.
On this month's Mail Bag, the gang reads letters from folks who want to become professional wrestlers, had their Hateful Eight audience lose its cool, frequented a multiplex with wretched projection, and even, oh boy, shit their pants at the movies! If you want your questions answered on the air, or have some strange tales you want to tell--or just need to work through some trauma from your past--write in to the mail bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the Worst of 2015 month continues as the gang levels down to watch one of two Adam Sandler movies to come out last year, the totally inept Pixels! Why did we need the first fifteen minutes of this movie to explain what arcades and video games are? Why does this screenplay think playing video games is comparable to firing massive weaponry and driving race cars IRL? And why would you let a creepy cable guy type fella sit with you in your bedroom closet? PLUS: Reelect President Hot Dog in 2020! Pixels stars a tired Adam Sandler, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Jane Krakowski, Dan Aykroyd, and Kevin James as the President of the United States--somehow; directed by Chris Columbus.
On this week's episode, the gang continues their Worst of 2015 month with an off-brand family film, the wrestling dog epic, Russell Madness! How many dogs-doing-things movies will this same company make? Why doesn't this arena rent out to other events besides wrestling? And can this talking monkey live forever? PLUS: Creepy Frasier cosplay! Wait, what? Russell Madness stars John Ratzenberger, Mason Vale Cotton, Fred Willard, Mckenna Grace, Will Sasso, and Mac from Night Court himself, Charles Robinson; directed by Robert Vince.
On the first episode of 2016, the gang kicks off a month-long look at some of the worst films of 2015, and what better way to start than with one of the most unnecessary films to ever exist, Entourage! Why did they not bother to put any kind of conflict in the film at all? When did E become such a scumbag? And watch your rug around that helicopter, Ari! PLUS: Mark Wahlberg & the Herculoids' dear friend, Goober, struggles with the big C. Entourage stars Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Jeremy Piven, Emmanuelle Chriqui, and a slew of endless celebrity cameos; directed by Doug Ellin. And as a bonus this month, to celebrate the release of Private Cabin's We Are Strangers, please enjoy some new music from RUWA, who did the soundtrack for the film! You can find more of RUWA's music here.
On this episode of Animation Damnation, the guys chat about the ridiculous Rankin & Bass holiday special, Rudolph's Shiny New Year, which originally aired December 10th, 1976. Is this anything more than a cheap cash grab off the success of the first Rudolph film? What happened to that camel with a clock in its back? And could they not think of a better lesson than "suck it up and deal"? PLUS: A sneak preview of some 2016 Animation Damnation plans! Rudolph's Shiny New Year stars Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Billie Mae Richards, and Morey Amsterdam; directed by Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin Jr.
On this month's Mail Bag episode, the guys read stories about obnoxious movie theater tag alongs, horrendously embarrasing movie moments (and the friendships that are tested during them), and one extreme example of eating healthy. PLUS: Was there a Muppet in The Passion of the Christ? If you want your weird stories read or questions answered on the air, write in to the WHM Mail Bag: firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this episode of WHM On-Screen: Long story short - we liked it a lot.
On the Christmas episode of We Hate Movies, the guys check out the ridiculous holiday classic? -- Santa Claus: The Movie! What's with the opening of the film featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus freezing to death? Where did these elves come up with this Santa idea in the first place? And why in the world are we waiting OVER AND HOUR to bring John Lithgow into the film? PLUS: Jesse "The Body" Ventura weighs in on the movie... and a lot more. Santa Claus: The Movie stars Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston, and Burgess Meredith; directed by Jeannot Szwarc. Hey gang, support the show any way you can this holiday season! Here are some tips: tell your friends and family about the show, make a donation on our website, check out our merch store, pick up some commentaries, or purchase some limited edition show art!
On this week's episode, Star Wars Week continues here at We Hate Movies as the guys talk about the much-longer-than-Star Wars Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones! Marvel at the horrendous dialogue! Be confused by the convoluted plot! And stick around for the outdated special effects! PLUS: Turns out Cliegg Lars is the biggest slime ball in the galaxy. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones stars Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Christopher Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Frank Oz, and Ian McDiarmid; directed by George Lucas.
On this special On-Screen rerun to kick off Star Wars Week here at WHM, the gang revisits the time they traveled to a galaxy far, far away around the holidays and found The Star Wars Holiday Special! Remember this beloved holiday conversation as Andrew, Chris and Eric chat about the potential of a Vince McMahon-run wookie football league, Chewbacca's humble domestic goals, and the possibility of using this wretched special as a sonic weapon at Gitmo! The Star Wars Holiday Special stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, Bea Arthur, and Art Carney; directed by Steve Binder.
On We Hate Movies' 5th anniversary show, the gang sits down to chat about the unnecessary - but not terrible! - sequel, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey! Witness the rare George Carlin action sequence! Marvel at the horribly dated slurs! Bow before the annoying and cheesy Grim Reaper! PLUS: Eric vs. Frank Welker comes to a head! Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey stars Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, William Sadler, Joss Ackland, and Pam Grier; directed by Peter Hewitt.
On this week's episode, the gang heads to Dark Heart's summer camp in the totally batshit insane, Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation! What's with the whole retconning of the Care Bear universe? What's the big deal about becoming 'Camp Champ'? And who in the world thought the idea of a demon stuffing the souls of beloved creatures into rubies was appropriate for three year-olds? PLUS: WARNING - We know some of you listen to this with your kids. Despite the film selection, make no mistake - this episode hits about an 11 on the Sleaze-o-Meter! Cares Bears Movie II: A New Generation stars Hadley Kay, Chris Wiggins, Cree Summer, Alyson Court, and Michael Fantini; directed by Dale Schott.
On this week's episode, the gang goes back to the beach to spend another couple days with Rich, Larry, and old Bern in Weekend at Bernie's II! How did they not have a more... accurate production design with that porno theater? What happened with Gwen? And how is this zombie not talking? PLUS: Sweet Jeff Dahmer calls a couple customer service lines. Weekend at Bernie's II stars Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Terry Kiser, Troy Byer, Barry Bostwick, Tom Wright, Steve James, and Novella Nelson as "The Mobu"; directed by Robert Klane.
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the gang reads some fan letters sparking a chat about accidentally returning porno to the video store, Freddy vs. Jason sex play, throwing up at the movies, as well as a letter from one happy couple who found love with the help of WHM. If you want one of your crazy stories read on the air, or have a question you need us to answer, write in to the Mail Bag - email@example.com!
On this episode of WHM On-Screen, the gang sits down to have a quick chat about Spectre. A slight case of "Different Opinions on We Hate Movies" turns up as the guys debate things like the merits of all the franchise references, that Sam Smith song, Bond's Scooby team, Daniel Craig's potential return, and, of course, their personal rankings of all the Craig films. PLUS: Was that art director into tentacle porn or what? Spectre stars Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Monica Bellucci, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott, Rory Kinnear, Jesper Christensen, and Dame Judi Dench as Jamie Kennedy; directed by Sam Mendes.
On this week's episode, the gang kicks off a two week Bernie-a-thon with the coked-out, bad decision-filled nonsense-fest, Weekend at Bernie's! How do you create such lackluster mafia characters? How does no one see how creepy Silverman's character is? And how is Bernie's corpse not torn to shreds by the end of all this? PLUS: Vince McMahon and Stone Cold Steve Austin pen the script for a Bernie's remake. Bah gawd! Weekend at Bernie's stars Jonathan Silverman, Andrew McCarthy, Terry Kiser, Catherine Mary Stewart, and Don Calfa; directed by Ted Kotcheff.
On this episode of Animation Damnation, the guys tackle the totally wrongheaded James Bond Jr.! The episode in question, "Garden of Evil", which aired December 4th, 1991, raises such burning questions as why is James Bond Jr. the nephew of James Bond? How was it okay to make Dr. No this racist looking in the 90s? And how come every stupid kid on this show has to be related to an actual Bond franchise character? PLUS: Your fair share of Jim Webb jokes! Some might say it's even more than your fair share!
On this episode, the gang heads back to the comic world to chat about the disasterous, embarrassing, lazy, multi-cut, train wreck, Supergirl! Why does Faye Dunaway need to be a witch in this movie? What's with the instant love spell excluding dudes? And is Zaltar the biggest pervert in the galaxy? PLUS: How about a squirt? Supergirl stars Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Hart Bochner, Maureen Teefy, Mia Farrow, Marc McClure, Brenda Vaccaro, and Peter Cook; directed by Jeannot Szwarc.
On this week's episode, the gang gets all dolled up in their best tuxedos and terrible hair pieces to chat about the 1983 (unofficial) Bond film, Never Say Never Again! Could they not pony up the extra dough for the traditional shoot at the camera opening? Why bother trying to make Bond clean and sober? And did Blofeld really invent YouTube? PLUS: James Bond just loves cold Burger King. Never Say Never Again stars Sean Connery, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow, Barbara Carrera, Rowan Atkinson, Bernie Casey, and Kim Basinger; directed by Irvin Kershner.
On this spooktacular edition of WHM On-Screen, the gang ranks the entire Friday the 13th franchise from best to worst! Going off of Chris Cabin's column on Collider, Andrew, Steve, and Eric go through their favorite entries and most hated sequels one by one! When trying to sum up some of these films, Steve puts it best with, "It's like, oh, would you rather eat dog shit or cow shit?" Find out which shit sequels we find most delicious! And be sure to check back with Collider.com for more Chris Cabin dispatches! Happy Halloween, gang! Stay safe out there!
On this episode of Animation Damnation, the gang keeps things spooktacular as they rip into the terribly ill-conceived cartoon adaptation, Beetlejuice! The episode in question is entitled, "Laugh of the Party", which originally aired October 7th, 1989. Why is Beetlejuice flying everywhere? What's with setting up this preteen girl with a monster? And will this be the only time Jeffrey Jones is turned into a cartoon? PLUS: The guys weigh in on the probability of Beetlejuice 2 being terrible. Short answer? Just see Michael Keaton in Spotlight.
On this episode, the 2015 Halloween Spooktacular wraps up as the gang takes a bite out of the lame Stephen King (or should we say Richard Bachman?) adaptation, Thinner! Why wasn't Stephen King's character cursed as well? We get the motivation for the Thinner curse, but what inspired Lizard? And why did we need that dream sequence? PLUS: The gang gets ripped at a New Jersey Medieval Times. Thinner stars Robert John Burke, Joe Mantegna, Kari Wuhrer, and Lucinda Jenney; directed by Tom Holland.
On this edition of WHM Mail Bag, the gang makes contact with long lost co-host, Chris Cabin, to talk about strange New York City stories, pervs hanging around libraries, and different movie advertisements that freaked us out. PLUS: Eric vs. Al Roker in a Loser Leaves Town Match! If you'd like your strange stories told on the air, or have burning questions for the guys you need answered, write in to the Mail Bag: firstname.lastname@example.org While Chris's full time return date is still unknown, you can still enjoy this great photo of Chris drunkenly playing a blowup sexophone.
This week on the 2015 WHM Spooktacular, it's Franchise Time as the gang heads to Crystal Lake by way of Springwood to challenge the long awaited 2003 monster team-up, Freddy vs. Jason! Why do they insist on reminding us about Freddy and Jason's backstories? How do they not capitalize on any previously existing supporting characters in either franchise? And how do you have the audacity to recast Kane Hodder? PLUS: That sure is a whole lot of homophobia and racism, screenplay! Freddy vs. Jason stars Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Monica Keena, Jason Ritter, Kelly Rowland, Katharine Isabelle and Lochlyn Munro; directed by Ronny Yu.
On this week's episode, our Halloween Spooktacular turn steps, hop turns and high kicks into week two with the totally sleazy Killer Workout! Are there secret deleted porn scenes from this film? How did Rhonda's Workout not get shut down by the police? And why was there never a Chuck Dawson prequel film franchise? PLUS: It's a sheets-up kind of aerobics studio! Killer Workout stars Marcia Karr, David James Campbell, Fritz Matthews, Teresa Van der Woude and Ted Prior; directed by David A. Prior.
On this week's episode, the 2015 Halloween Spooktacular kicks off in rare form as the WHM gang tackles Brainscan! Did they really think Trickster was going to be the next Freddy or Pinhead? Why do the rules of this game change every time Furlong plays? And had he lived, would Kyle have been Michael's best bud for life? PLUS: That fat guy was definitely not a foot tattoo guy! Brainscan stars Edward Furlong, Frank Langella, Amy Hargreaves, Jamie Marsh, and T. Ryder Smith; directed by John Flynn. The Halloween Spooktacular is one of our most popular months in the year, gang! Do us a solid and use these horror-centric episodes to spread the word about our fine show. We'll be best buds for life!
On the second and final episode of September's all-request Animation Damnation, the guys head back to Joe Town with an episode of G.I. Joe that explores the exciting highs and tragic lows of Cobra's financial woes! The episode in question is "Cold Slither" which originally aired December 2nd, 1985. Why is Cobra Commander getting financial advice from those weird twins? Did the entire Cobra army think it was a good idea to hit the unemployment line at the same time? And we'll be damned if that terrible song isn't catchy! PLUS: Eric pulls a pod & ditch!
On this week's episode, Listener Request Month comes to a close as the gang makes a deal with the world's shortest Satan -- it's The Devil's Advocate! Why does the movie bother having a big reveal scene at the end when we know the entire time that Pacino is the Devil? What is up with Keanu's southern accent? And were all those "paint brush wipe" transitions really necessary? PLUS: Yes, in the late 90s we all thought this film had Oscar-caliber performances in it! The Devil's Advocate stars Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Connie Nielsen, Craig T. Nelson, Chris Bauer, Tamara Tunie, and a pre-The Troubles Jeffrey Jones; directed by Taylor Hackford.
This month on the Mail Bag, we chat about some of the worst jobs we've ever had, what some of our favorite moments from The Simpsons are, and one listener writes in to tell us about the most extreme way to avoid admitting you cried during a crappy movie! If you want your questions answered or weird stories read on the air, write in to the Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, Listener Request Month rolls on as the gang takes a trip to foggy San Francisco for a ride along with Dirty Harry Callahan in the super silly, super murder-y The Dead Pool! What's with the useless C-grade mafia story line? Has there ever been another instance of a ponytail being used as a red herring? And were they really trying to tell us that Johnny Squares wrote "Welcome to the Jungle" and sang exactly like Axl Rose? PLUS: Dirty Harry fights zombies, joking robots and negligent salad bar attendants! The Dead Pool stars Clint Eastwood, Patricia Clarkson, Liam Neeson, Evan C. Kim, David Hunt and James Carrey; directed by Buddy Van Horn.
As the new Listener Request Month rolls on, the gang heads to the Land of Made for Television to discuss the totally creepy, porn panic Lifetime Movie, Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life! What's with starting this film like it's Sunset Boulevard? How does Justin forget to close that door multiple times? And what's with that porno party? PLUS: Someone saying, "Green Day rules," in 2005? Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life stars Jeremy Sumpter, Kelly Lynch, Lyndsy Fonseca, John Robinson and Nicole Dicker; directed by Tom McLoughlin.
On the season premiere of Animation Damnation, the gang takes a look at an off-the-wall episode of Speed Racer where a grown man rides around on horseback whipping cars in his town. The episode in question is "The Car Hater" which originally aired December 15th, 1967. Why are these hillbillies immediately ready to murder Speed and Trixie? What good does this horse-riding lunatic think he's doing? And where are the triple life sentences for all of these criminals by the end of this rampage? PLUS: The guys all realize that this is pretty great cartoon. This is one of two AD episodes coming your way this month so be on the lookout for more cartoon insanity in a couple weeks!
On the season six premiere of We Hate Movies, the gang kicks off an all-new Listener Request Month with a title that is, in the loosest sense of the word, a movie - Mortal Kombat: Annihilation! What is with the instant Johnny Cage murder? How did the producer's let Christopher Lambert get away? And why, oh why, did we need these robots running around? PLUS: Your mom's new boyfriend would be real creepy if he was played by James Remar. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation stars Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, James Remar, Sandra Hess, Brian Thompson and Litefoot; directed by John R. Leonetti.
Original Air Date: February 7th, 2012 What the gang thought of the film: "I convinced myself I liked this movie for five years." - Steve Sajdak "We just watched it…I can’t tell you what this movie’s about!" - Andrew Jupin "He’s nothing but goddamn sight gags. He’s always just falling over himself. How is that a leader?" - Eric Szyszka on Jar Jar Binks' unearned promotion at the end of the film. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace stars Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid, Terence Stamp, Ray Park and Samuel L. Jackson; directed by George Lucas.
Original Air Date: December 11th, 2012 What the gang thought of the film: "If you're Jewish, run from this film... Run screaming!" - Chris Cabin "Why just play one role in a movie, Adam Sandler, when you can play several roles in a movie?" - Andrew Jupin "It's just a bunch of shit jokes." - Steve Sajdak Eight Crazy Nights stars Adam Sandler, Kevin Nealon, Jon Lovitz, Austin Stout, Jackie Sandler and Sweet Robbie Schneider; directed by Seth Kearsley.
Original Air Date: November 8th, 2011 What the gang thought of the film: "He’s just a big turd in this movie" - Steve Sajdak, on Rob Schneider's presence in the film. "It’s the biggest codpiece I’ve ever seen!" - Andrew Jupin, on, well, Stallone's codpiece. "It’s on them when I empty my bowels as I’m hung. Load me up with Taco Bell? I win!" - Eric Szyszka, on being executed in the Demolition Man future. Judge Dredd stars Sylvester Stallone, Rob Schneider, Diane Lane, Armand Assante, Jürgen Prochnow, Joan Chen, and Max von Sydow; directed by Danny Cannon.
Original Air Date: December 4th, 2012 What the gang thought of the film: "If anyone can handle a Fuck You, it's George Lucas." - Andrew Jupin "They should've just... Not done it." Eric Szyszka "It's definitely The Gobbler who's to blame for this, I feel." - Chris Cabin "What happened? Did life get in the way?" - Steve Sajdak on why they didn't crank out five Indy films in the 80s as originally planned. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull stars Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Shia LaBeouf, Ray Winstone, John Hurt and Jim Broadbent; directed by Steven Spielberg.
Original Air Date: May 14th, 2014 What the gang thought of this cartoon episode: "You wanna give Ed Harris a heart attack, this is how you do it." - Chris Cabin "There's no fat G.I. Joes, huh?" - Steve Sajdak "Uh, it takes place in America!" - Andrew Jupin This episode is brought to you by Uber. Visit DriveWithUber.com now and start making serious money on your own terms. All you need is a car and a license! Drive with U-B-E-R.com!
Original Air Date: May 22nd, 2012 What the gang thought of the film: "This movie is about an ice cream fight!" - Steve Sajdak "That means this pain in the ass kid is officially homeless, which means it's either the orphanage or the fucking gas chamber!" - Andrew Jupin "I'm sure, at the very least, that pirate hasn't been paying taxes!" - Eric Szyszka The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking stars Tami Erin, David Seaman, Cory Crow, Eileen Brennan, Dennis Dugan, George DiCenzo, and Dick Van Patten; directed by Ken Annakin.
Recorded live at the Lily Pad in Cambridge, Massachusetts - March 21st, 2015 On the WHM season finale, the guys are in Cambridge to talk about one of the absolute worst comic book movies on record, 2011's Green Lantern! How many times did we need to see Hal Jordan's dad burst into flames? Why did Abin Sur think Hal was the right man for the job out of the billions of people on the planet? And what was up with Hector Hammond and all that sauerkraut? PLUS: Extended discussion about the Flash, his television show, and Gorilla Grodd for some reason. Green Lantern stars Ryan Reynolds, Peter Sarsgaard, Blake Lively, Tim Robbins, Mark Strong, Angela Bassett, Jay O. Sanders, Clancy Brown, Geoffrey Rush, and the great Michael Clarke Duncan; directed by Martin Campbell. If you've got a car and a license, put 'em both to work for you and start earning serious, life-changing money today. Sign up to drive with Uber. Visit http://www.DriveWithUber.com
On the penultimate episode of the #SBE2015, the gang tackles possibly the worst adaptation of Alan Moore's work yet, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen! Why does Mr. Hyde look like a giant man-ape? What's with Dorian Gray being such a sleaze? And who in their right mind was asking for Tom Sawyer?! PLUS: The gang bids a fond, if temporary, farewell to one of their own. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen stars Sean Connery, Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran, Stuart Townsend, Shane West, Jason Flemyng, and Richard Roxburgh; directed by Stephen Norrington.
On this special edition of WHM Mail Bag, Andrew and Eric take a look at a selection of letters from summer camp! Well, not actually from a summer camp, but the letters are about some insane summer camp experiences! This is the last Mail Bag of the season, gang, so head into the woods and proceed with caution -- some of these stories are OUT there!
As the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza winds down, the gang tackles the worst part of one of the biggest movie franchises, The Matrix Revolutions! Why did they think it was a good idea to have all sorts of important story elements play out in video games no one wanted? Did we need to meet this many members of Dozer's family? And what's with all the sex clubs? PLUS: The one who owns all the Sunglass Hut franchises in the Matrix is truly The One. The Matrix Revolutions stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Harry Lennix, Harold Perrineau, Jada Pinkett Smith and Bruce Spence; directed by The Wachowskis.
On the season finale of Animation Damnation, the gang's all here to analyze the horrendous social inequality in Disney's DuckTales! How were the ducks allowed to take so much power over the dogs and the nearly extinct pigs? Why did those little ducks think starting a massive fire in a dirigible was a good idea? And what was with that duck mummy? PLUS: The guys all try on Huey, Dewey, and Louie impressions! This September we'll be doing Listener Request Month for AD as well! If you have a cartoon episode you want us to cover, write in to the WHM Mail Bag - firstname.lastname@example.org! Send us an episode with a link to watch either on YouTube, Netflix or Hulu! You have until midnight on August 18th! Do it!
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza rolls on with the dragon-packed, action-packed, buddy comedy, DragonHeart! What is the accent Quaid is spitting out here? What's with the dragon flap that Connery keeps flipping open? And is this knight the best hero we could get? PLUS: We all know that if you find a dragon heart, you eat it immediately. DragonHeart stars Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, David Thewlis, Dina Meyer, Brian Thompson and Julie Christie; directed by Rob Cohen. Featuring a special guest appearance from Steve's brother, Mark Sajdak, from the Vinny Brusco Show! Go to http://DraftKings.com now and enter promo code HATE to play for free!
Our Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza (#SBE2015) rolls on as we take a look at a pretty silly sequel, 2003's Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines! How lame is it to have Sarah Connor die from leukemia instead of going out in a blaze of glory like she deserves to? What's with all the lame comedy - including "Talk to the hand!" - peppered throughout this film? And how did we not figure out a way to get Robert Patrick in this movie? PLUS: Give it a rest with that boob joke! Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes, Nick Stahl and Kristanna Loken; directed by Jonathan Mostow.
On this edition of WHM Mail Bag the gang reads emails from people recalling strange tales of movie theater creeps during bad Eastwood movies, hilarious run-ins with the legendary Pat Hingle, and one listener who allowed Stealth to be a loose acquaintance's last film on this earth. PLUS: Eric & Andrew shun Roy Scheider's widow. If you have a strange story, odd tale or total creep-out yarn you want us to read on the air, write in to the WHM Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On this episode of Animation Damnation, Steve's brother Mark drops by and the gang gets completely turned around in the world of Pokémon! Admitting up front to nothing less than complete ignorance to the franchise, the guys raise questions like, what happens when a pokémon loses? Does it die? How come some pokémon can talk and some cannot? Why are those two boys attracted to that ghost? Do pokémon have individual rights? PLUS: The power of Christ compels you, Ghastly! For more episodes of Animation Damnation, check our back catalog!
On this week's episode, the gang hangs out at the bottom of the barrel with Son of the Mask! Did literally every comic actor in Hollywood turn this down? Which accent is Kal Penn going with? And why are we dragging in all this pointless Norse mythology? PLUS: Chris reveals a discovery so shocking, the rest of the gang is left speechless! Son of the Mask stars Jamie Kennedy, Alan Cumming, Traylor Howard, Steven Wright, Kal Penn, Bob Hoskins, and America's headache, Ben Stein; directed by Lawrence Guterman.
On this week's episode, the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza packs up and heads to camp as the guys talk about the totally insane, yet still recommended, Camp Nowhere! How did these parents let their kids get picked up for camp by an unmarked school bus without asking any questions? Why is Christopher Lloyd willing to risk doing serious time to help these kids out? And can we please get that body-shaming mother jailed? PLUS: Private Detective Loren Visser is out for blood... again! Camp Nowhere stars Christopher Lloyd, Jonathan Jackson, Andrew Keegan, M. Emmet Walsh and noted Tom Hanks B-side, Peter Scolari; directed by Jonathan Prince.
Our Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza rolls into week two with the film Gene Shalit once told Andrew had, "Oscar written all over it", Stealth! So grab your Snickers Almond and strap in as we ask: what happened to Josh Lucas? Was this actually supposed to be a Star Fox movie? And would Jamie Foxx and that robot have to share top billing at a funeral? PLUS: No one wants to download a Gavin Rossdale solo record! Featuring a guest appearance by Blame It On Outer Space co-host and well-mannered gentleman, Ben Worcester! Stealth stars Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard and Joe Morton; directed by Rob Cohen.
We kick off the 2015 Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza (#SBE2015) by getting dino-fever for 1997's The Lost World: Jurassic Park! How was John Hammond not put in jail after the events of the first film? Did they honestly believe a T-Rex could sneak onto a boat without rocking it just a little? And didn't anyone think to check a weather forecast before launching another ill-fated trip to Dinosaur Island? PLUS: We didn't know they made delicious Krackel bars that big! Featuring a special guest appearance by WHM Disaster Movie Expert Justin J. Case! The Lost World: Jurassic Park stars Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Vince Vaughn, Pete Postlethwaite, Arliss Howard, Peter Stormare, Vanessa Lee Chester, Richard Schiff and Sir Richard Attenborough; directed by Steven Spielberg.
On this episode of We Hate Movies' Animation Damnation the guys are joined by friend and WHM Disaster Movie Expert, Justin J. Case, as they wrap up "WHM Michael Jordan's Hubris" week with a conversation about the absolutely horrendous 1991 mistake, ProStars! Was anyone shocked when Michael Jordan couldn't be bothered to film any of the live action interstitials? Who made the decision to make The Great One into a food-crazed dummy? And what is with that walking Jewish stereotype of a weapons expert? PLUS: Bo knows bad breath! For more information about Animation Damnation or WHM Prime, check out our website or visit sideshownetwork.tv!
On this week's episode, the gang tears into the completely ridiculous, total disgrace, live action/animation hybrid, Space Jam! Why is this movie about everyone in the universe bowing before Michael Jordan? If they're from our universe, why do these aliens look animated and not like real-life aliens? And what's with all the "slave" talk? PLUS: Those are some realistically drawn butt-cheeks on that Monstar... Space Jam stars Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Bill Murray, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, Muggsy Bogues, Larry Johnson, Shawn Bradley and a bunch of sub-par third generation Looney Tunes voice actors; directed by Joe Pytka.
On the return of WHM On-Screen, the guys fulfill their promise from last year and release a conversation about the fantastic conclusion of Mad Men! Hear as they gush over the final scene! Listen as they ponder what happened to poor, Bob Benson! And laugh as they speculate about Don's plan to release an army of dead-inside Don Draper drones all across the country! WHM On-Screen is a show where we talk about different TV shows, current films in release, or any other film-related topic we can think of. For more episodes, visit whmpodcast.com!
On this week's episode, the gang has nothing but love for 1989's incredible white guy ninja masterpiece, Blind Fury! Why do all movies with blind characters have other characters "test" them to see if they're actually blind? How lame is this terrible wimp of a villain, MacCready? And how is Chris not impressed by a blind guy chopping a flying squash in half? PLUS: How many Academy Award-winning films have ripped this movie off? Answer: At least two. Blind Fury stars Rutger Hauer, Terry O'Quinn, Brandon Call, Noble Willingham, Randall 'Tex' Cobb, Nick Cassavetes Meg Foser, and Shô Kosugi; directed by Phillip Noyce.
This month we open up the old WHM Mail Bag and read letters about awkward dates at the movies, people with horrendous movie theater etiquette and one amazing mother who did not stop busting on her son for taking her to see From Dusk Till Dawn! If you've got a question for the gang or have a weird, awkward or crazy story you'd like read on the air, write in the to the Mail Bag! Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this very special episode, the gang sits down to chat with the legendary Gilbert Gottfried! Just as we'd hoped, our talk jumped all over the place, hitting such topics as Adolf Hitler, The Twilight Zone, some of Gilbert's early impression bits, the Universal Monster films, our mutual disapproval of The Jackie Gleason Show, and, of course, several of Gilbert's hilarious appearances in film and television, including: the Problem Child movies, Beverly Hills Cop II, Highway to Hell and the live action Superboy show! Much thanks to Gilbert for coming on and being so friggin' funny. Be sure to check out Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast on gilbertgottfried.com, iTunes and the Sideshow Network - sideshownetwork.tv!
On this week's episode, the gang gets angry as they tear apart the 1996 give-hope-to-children-of-divorce comedy, House Arrest! Just how is that all these parents are dumb enough to fall for this? How has no one pointed out that our protagonist is a total psycho? And the Küb is most definitely getting the chair for this! PLUS: People were definitely having sex in that basement. House Arrest stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Pollak, Kyle Howard, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Wallace Shawn, Christopher McDonald, Ray Walston and Mooky Arizona; directed by Harry Winer.
On this week's episode, it's a real We Love Movies situation as the gang casts a spell over 1980's suburbia in the cheese-fest teen comedy, Teen Witch! What would a girl-centric Teen Wolf have looked like? Could that sexophone get any sexier? And how was that teacher not fired immediately? PLUS: JFK's ghost haunts the Bush I White House! Teen Witch stars Robyn Lively, Zelda Rubinstein, Dan Gauthier, Mandy Ingber, Shelley Berman, Marcia Wallace & Dick Sargent; directed by Dorian Walker.
On this week's episode, the gang tackles the homophobic, racist, sexist cinematic cesspool that is 1989's Loverboy! What's with those gross fake mustaches in that pizzeria? Why does that delivery guy instantly turn into T-1000? And how in the world would this girl even consider getting back together with this gigolo? PLUS: Will Riker has a real problem with Troi's guest list for their wedding. Loverboy stars Patrick Dempsey, Kate Jackson, Dylan Walsh, Barbara Carrera, Robert Picardo, Kirstie Alley and Carrie Fisher; directed by Joan Micklin Silver.
On this month's Mail Bag episode, the gang discusses movies ruined by awkward parents, adulterous trips to roller coaster parks and the tale of Andrew's weird, late night encounter with legendary film critic, Gene Shalit is finally told! Do you have a burning question for the WHM gang? Is there a bizarre story you want to share on the air? Then write in to the WHM Mail Bag - email@example.com!
On this episode of We Hate Movies' Animation Damnation, the gang mellows out with an episode of the stoner-friendly children's cartoon, Denver the Last Dinosaur. The episode under review is "Denver Makes the Grade" which originally aired October 15th, 1988. On this episode, we try to answer questions like: Just how high are these kids? Why would bullies and stoners care so much about winning a science fair? Where are these kids' parents? And is that Larry Clark lurking in the background? PLUS: Turns out they were just watching The Flintstones the whole time! For more information on Animation Damnation or WHM Prime, check out our website or visit SideshowNetwork.tv!
On this very special 200th episode, the gang's all here to discuss two of their favorite show-fodder actors, Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Belushi in Walter Hill's Chicago-set, international incident-causing, blowhard-blabbering Red Heat! Just marvel at how good this film makes the Soviet Union look! Why was Jim Belushi chosen as the ambassador for America in this? And check out that nude bath house fight! PLUS: The guys take a few Q's from Twitter. Red Heat stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle, Larry Fishburne, Brion James and Gina Gershon; directed by Walter Hill. WHM would definitely not have gone this far were it not for listeners like you. We're so excited to hit this milestone, but even more excited for what's to come. Thanks so much for listening and continue to help us spread the good WHM word!
On this week's episode, the gang swaps faces with John Travolta and Nicolas Cage in the insane 90's action flick, Face/Off! Why not just suck it up and set this film in the future? Why give Travolta a haircut after you cut his face off? And how was Joan Allen not hip to the alternate genitalia? PLUS: Who's worse here? Travolta or Cage? Face/Off stars John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Gina Gershon, Alessandro Nivola, Dominique Swain and Nick Cassavetes; directed by John Woo.
On this week's episode, the gang goes to court with Demi Moore and Alec Baldwin in the ridiculous legal thriller, The Juror! Why does Alec Baldwin's mafia fixer character have a Jackal-esque nickname? Could Anne Heche be a bigger Dead Meat side character? And what is with all the box puns? PLUS: That. Dragon. Video game. The Juror stars Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Heche, Tony Lo Bianco, Lindsay Crouse, Michael Rispoli and the legendary James Gandolfini; directed by Brian Gibson.
On this week's episode, the gang heads to Chicago by way of Kentucky to roughhouse with Patrick Swayze and Liam Neeson in the action packed family drama, Next of Kin! How many ponytails does Swayze have going at once here? Why cast Liam Neeson as a man born and bred in the rich hills of Kentucky coal country? And why is the Chicago mafia specializing in cigarette dispensers and pinball machines? PLUS: Is that noted comedian Ben Stiller playing a Sicilian gangster? Next of Kin stars the legendary Patrick Swayze, Liam Neeson, Bill Paxton, Ben Stiller, Helen Hunt, Michael J. Pollard and Internet madman, Adam Baldwin; directed by John Irvin.
On this WHM Mail Bag, the gang talks about weird dog walking incidents, horrendous teachers (it never ends!) and even a few awkward projection booth nightmares. Do you have a question for the WHM gang? Or maybe a bizarre movie-related story or show-inspired tale you'd like to share? Then write in to the Mail Bag - firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this week's episode, the gang hits the foggy streets of San Francisco to track down a serial killer with Ashley Judd and Andy Garcia in the totally macho cop flick, Twisted! Oh, of course we start with the creepy character actor from Se7en! How does Ashley Judd not figure out something's up with that wine? And how bad must Andy Garcia's apartment smell being near all those sea lions?! PLUS: Hey, fuck you, Delmarco! Twisted stars Ashely Judd, Andy Garcia, Samuel L. Jackson, David Strathairn, Camryn Manheim, Mark Pellegrino, Titus Welliver and Se7en and The Guest's Leland Orser; directed by Philip Kaufman.
On this episode of We Hate Movies' Animation Damnation, the gang talk about an episode of the recycling superhero adventure show, Captain Planet and the Planeteers! The episode in question is "Talkin' Trash" which originally aired November 13th, 1993. What were the odds we found the one episode of this show with the least amount of Captain Planet? Did we really need the L.A. riots to be "tackled" on this cartoon? And did that kid really fall off a train and die? For more information about Animation Damnation or WHM Prime, check out our website or visit SideshowNetwork.tv!
On this week's episode, the gang heads to the surface of the moon to tackle the low budget, sci-fi dud, Moontrap! How do you not cast Bruce Campbell as your hotshot hero? Why couldn't they do at least one scene with rear projection instead of small, toy models? And what the hell is that thing sitting on Chekov's head? PLUS: Coming this summer, Walter Koenig stars in, Tiny Die Hard! Moontrap stars Walter Koenig, the great Bruce Campbell and Leigh Lombardi; directed by Robert Dyke, written by Tex Ragsdale which is, without a doubt, the greatest name of all time.
On this week's episode, the gang takes a look at Whoopi Goldberg's Beverly Hills Cop knock-off, Fatal Beauty! Is this as conspicuous as an undercover detective can get? Why was that gentleman eating glass? And once Cher dropped out and the Whoopster was cast, why didn't they change the character from being Italian? PLUS: The guys find Sam Elliot's lion mane... Hypnotic. Fatal Beauty stars Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliot, Rubén Blades, Harris Yulin, James Le Gros and Brad Dourif; directed by Tom Holland.
On this week's episode, the gang joins the Sideshow Network just in time to discuss the totally lame and completely joke-less sequel, Teen Wolf Too! Who was demanding sports stay in the story? Is Michael J. Fox's character supposed to be dead in this movie? And who on Earth would think it's a good idea to befriend Stiles? PLUS: The show's recorded in New York, which means it's time, once again, to yell at people out the window! Teen Wolf Too stars Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand, James Hampton, Mark Holton, Estee Chandler and Stuart Fratkin as "Stiles"; directed by Christopher Leitch.
On this episode, the gang takes apart the dull-as-dirt Michael Keaton ghost movie, White Noise! How famous does an author have to be before getting their disappearance covered on national news? Why doesn't Michael Keaton's character immediately call the cops on this EVP "expert"? And were they serious with that construction worker? PLUS: A major show development is revealed! White Noise stars Michael Keaton, Ian McNeice, Deborah Kara Unger and Chandra West; directed by Geoffrey Sax.
On this month's WHM Mail Bag, the gang reads letters from fans who flipped the "What Are YOU Watching?" trope on its head, got sent to the library basement with a Russian war films on VHS and who once had a history teacher conduct a very inappropriate "contest" in class. If you want your hilarious, weird or socially awkward story read on the air, write in to the WHM Mail Bag: email@example.com!
On this week's episode, the gang breaks the infamous Ten Year Rule to dissect the delayed, but insane, Seventh Son! Julianne Moore as a witch, or whatever? Jeff Bridges as a witch slayer, or whatever? And what's with Jon Snow at the beginning? PLUS: He was The Dude, goddammit! Seventh Son stars Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes, Olivia Williams and Kit Harington -- briefly; directed by Sergey Bodrov.
On this episode of Animation Damnation, the guys tackle an episode of Captain N: The Game Master entitled, "Happy Birthday, Megaman". Why does Megaman look and sound like a talking garbage can? Why is Simon Belmont acting like a snooty Johnny Bravo? And who is that Princess? PLUS: Welcome to The Pleasure Zone!
On this week's episode, the gang gets all Father Merrin as they attempt to exorcise the silly Exorcist wannabe, Stigmata! Well before her Boyhood nomination, Patricia Arquette starred in a film with music by Billy Corgan and wardrobe by Jellies! What's with all the freaking out here? Why is Gabriel Byrne's character such a jerk? And how close is too close before you're ripping off a cinematic classic? PLUS: Eric reveals the best kept secret of the popular computer game, Diablo! Stigmata stars Patricia Arquette, Gabriel Byrne, Jonathan Pryce, Nia Long, Enrico Colantoni and the great Rade Serbedzija; directed by Rupert Wainwright.
On this week's episode, the gang kick off Oscar Month with the ridiculous serial killer snooze, Taking Lives! Sure, he's nominated for Best Supporting Actor this year, but back in 2004, Boyhood was still a decade off and Ethan Hawke had to keep the lights on somehow! How did they think they could cover up that Hawke is the killer? How are there no Canadian accents in this French-Canadian thriller? And why did Gena Rowlands bother keeping that little murderer's bedroom in such great shape? PLUS: That old guy that will evaluate your artistic ability via the mail really, really likes Kiefer Sutherland. Taking Lives stars Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Gena Rowlands, Kiefer Sutherland, Olivier Martinez, Paul Dano and Tchéky Karyo; directed by D.J. Caruso.
This month on the Mail Bag, the gang read letters involving awkward dad screenings, a love that was never meant to be, and some of the absolute worst teachers in the country that were somehow all situated in one, single high school. PLUS: World renowned script doctor, Eric Movie, drops by to get in on the mail bag fun! If you want your weird, movie-related stories read on the air, write in to the WHM Mail Bag - firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this week's episode the gang goes undercover with Arnold and the rest of his crummy DEA friends in the super embarrassing, pee-smelling crime drama, Sabotage! What is with all these ridiculous nicknames? We're looking at you, Monster! How hilarious is it when Arnold tells off that fat guy? And what on the planet Earth is with Olivia Williams' accent? PLUS: Indy got in the fridge for feminism! Sabotage stars Olivia Williams, Harold Perrineau and The Team: Arnold Schwarzenegger as "Breacher", Sam Worthington as "Monster", Joe Manganiello as "Grinder", Josh Holloway as "Neck", Terrence Howard as "Sugar", Max Martini as "Pyro", Kevin Vance as "Tripod", Mark Schlegel as "Smoke" Jennings and Mireille Enos as... Lizzy; directed by David Ayer.
On this episode, the gang starts finding a pattern in the worst films of 2014 as they tackle another demon/monster movie with Dracula Untold! Why try to make the audience sympathize with a notorious mass murderer? Why did we need Vampire Cam? And why did Dracula need to have a Spider-man-esque "finding my powers" sequence? PLUS: Let the games being! (At least according to Charles Dance...) Dracula Untold stars Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper and Charles Dance; directed by Gary Shore. And be sure to catch us at the Lilypad on March 21st in Cambridge, Mass! Click here for tickets!
On this week's episode, the gang tackles what Andrew swears is "one of the worst films" he's ever seen. It's the magical, flying horse, angry demon epic, Winter's Tale! How is someone sneaking into the attic of Grand Central Terminal in 2014? Why did the horse's wings have to look that terrible? And who on Earth taught Russell Crowe that Irish accent? PLUS: Peter Falk criticizes other people's decisions. DOUBLE PLUS: Eric proposes a new Olympic event! Winter's Tale stars Jessica Brown Findlay, Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe, William Hurt, Graham Greene, Jennifer Connelly and... Will Smith; directed by Akiva Goldsman.
We're back! Kicking off 2015 with the Worst of 2014, the gang tackles one of the biggest, most useless stinkers in show history, I, Frankenstein! How many times can you use the world gargoyle before going insane? Is Adam Frankenstein sterile? And why on planet Earth would you try to wrap this into Underworld Marvel-style? PLUS: Everyone gets Monster Mash-ed! It's good to be back! I, Frankenstein stars Aaron Eckhart, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Bill Nighy, Jai Courtney, Bruce Spence and Kevin Grevioux; directed by Stuart Beattie.
On this Animation Damnation, the gang takes a terrifying look at the Life with Louie Christmas special, "A Christmas Surprise for Mrs. Stillman"! Caution: Impressions of both Louie Anderson and Roseanne Barr abound! Okay, now this is really all the material we have for 2014. Have a fantastic holiday season and we'll see you all in 2015. Thanks so much for listening this year!
On the final episode of 2014, the gang talks about the ridiculous, Christmas-set sequel, Look Who's Talking Now! Why exactly is this woman chasing after John Travolta? Why are these dogs and babies born knowing everything? And just how close does Kirstie Alley's character get to a complete nervous breakdown? PLUS: Our Sucker Punchmentary is available now! Look Who's Talking Now stars John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Diane Keaton and Danny DeVito; directed by Tom Ropelewski.
On this month's Mail Bag, the guys chat about hamster disposal, boring Hobbit movies, terrible movies parents bring kids to and more! How did your parents get rid of dead pets? Are you catching that third Hobbit film? And where should parents draw the line with bringing kids to films? If you want your questions, stories or strange movie-going experiences read on the air, write into the Mail Bag: email@example.com! No one wants to see this third Hobbit movie, right?
On this very special WHM On-Screen, the guys chat about the controversy over the new Rogen/Franco film, The Interview! Plus: We get exclusive details about the film from one of the few people in the world to have seen it: our very own Chris Cabin! We set out to discuss the film and the Sony Pictures controversy behind it, but somehow managed to also come up with an even better idea for a film, a futuristic horror thriller tentatively titled Hitlergeist. The Interview stars Seth Rogen, James Franco, Lizzy Caplan and Randall Park; directed by Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen. Hitlergeist will (hopefully) star Craig T. Nelson.
In the second-to-last episode of 2014, the gang tackles the oft-requested, yet never recorded, Super Mario Bros.! Why do we need all this life-of-a-plumber back story before we get to Koopaland? Did the cast really get drunk on the set to cope with making such an obviously terrible movie? And we finally discuss the cockiest, most awkward sequel set-up in film history. PLUS: Our depressing, "Dark Knight Returns" inspired ending to an aging Mario Mario. Super Mario Bros. stars Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Samantha Mathis, Fisher Stevens, Richard Edson, Fiona Shaw and, yes, Lance Henriksen; directed by Annabel Jankel & Rocky Morton.
In this episode, the gang celebrates their fourth anniversary on the air by breaking the Ten Year Rule to discuss the ridiculous fake-sequel, Jingle All the Way 2! What kind of Christmas film would Steve star in? How does Larry build that Christmas tree from car parts? And why does Werner Herzog love calling in to The Morning Zoo? PLUS: So many Stone Cold Stunners. Jingle All the Way 2 stars Larry the Cable Guy, Kennedi Clements, Brian Stepanek, Kirsten Robek and Anthony "Santino Marella" Carelli; directed by Alex Zamm. And a huge thanks for four great years of listening to us talk about bad movies! Here's to four more! Hey kewl!
On this week's episode, the gang cracks a horrendous 1980's sex cult with the ridiculous comedy, Three Men and a Baby! Just how large is this New York City apartment? Why do these guys try to play hardball with serious drug dealers? And was that really Wilson from Home Improvement? PLUS: We look inside a seedy, 1980's Manhattan sex cult through the eyes of one tortured doorman! Three Men and a Baby stars Tom Selleck, Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg, Nancy Travis, Margaret Colin, Philip Bosco and Earl Hindman; directed by Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy.
A perfect treat to download before your drive home from what was surely a wholesome family gathering! On this WHM Mailbag, we chat about awkward Ninja Scroll screenings, terrible, yet amazing Jason Goes to Hell audiences, and we also mention some of our favorite films, both new and old! If you have a ridiculous WHM-relate story or have a question for the gang, be sure to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
On this week's episode, the latest #WHMLRM comes to an end as the guys discuss the totally insane Frank Darabont thriller, Buried Alive! What is with that guitar twang? Did that sheriff just ask Tim Matheson out on a date? And what is William Atherton doing to those fish? PLUS: Coming this summer - Fat Inception. Buried Alive stars Tim Matheson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, William Atherton and Hoyt Axton; directed by Frank Darabont.
Hey, remember our side show, A Side Order of Sleaze? No? Well, you're in luck! We're back with an all-new sleazy side order just in time for Thanksgiving! Hooray? On this episode (recorded a while back, but never released), Andrew and Eric discuss the ridiculous 1979 college comedy, H.O.T.S.! What is with that robot? Why does the Mafia have to get involved? And did we really need that football game at the end? H.O.T.S. stars Susan Kiger, Lisa London, Pamela Jean Bryant, Kimberly Cameron, Donald Petrie and Danny Bonaduce as "Manny Tronaduce"; directed by Gerald Seth Sindell. If you dig this and other side shows like, Animation Damnation and On-Screen, be sure to pick up our app or bookmark our bandcamp page!
On this week's episode, the gang gets skeeved out by the ultra-white, 90s, domestic thriller, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle! How in the world did the news station show our protagonist's picture on TV? Why do they keep singing lines from The H.M.S. Pinafore? And why won't this husband get mad?! PLUS: How you don't act at a surprise party. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle stars Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Matt McCoy, Ernie Hudson, Julianne Moore and John de Lancie; directed by Curtis Hanson.
On this episode of Animation Damnation, the gang tackles the heavily requested, Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue! How much weed does this kid think he needs? Why did the President and First Lady introduce this thing? And how many kids were actually turned on to drugs by this? PLUS: Why only one Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle? Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue stars a ton of voice actors who do everything else and it was directed by Milton Gray, Marsh Lamore, Bob Shellhorn, Mike Svayko and Karen Peterson. Yes, five people directed this thiry-minute cartoon. Be sure to check out other episodes of Animation Damnation and our other bonus shows by picking up our app or visiting our Bandcamp page!
On this week's episode, the #WHMLRM continues as the guys tackle the 1995 cyber-punk thriller, Johnny Mnemonic! What's with this narration-less scroll? How is Udo Kier not a vampire in every film? And what's with Ice-T dropping cars on everybody? PLUS: The guys debate Catfish and also show their love for the great Keanu Reeves. Johnny Mnemonic stars Keanu Reeves, Ice-T, Dolph Lundgren, Henry Rollins, Dina Meyer, "Beat" Takeshi, Barbara Sukowa and Udo Kier; directed by Robert Longo.