We discuss the 2009 film from Vincenzo Natali, Splice. Genetic scientists work for a pharmaceutical company making a new creature that could help lead to new drugs. Problems ensue…
On this special episode we’re looking at three films — Bad Boy Bubby, The Baby, and La Videa Lactee — in which grown men either get treated like or actively choose to live like babies.
Special guests include the cinematographer of Bad Boy Bubby, Ian Jones, the titular character of The Baby, David Mooney (AKA David Manzy), and a trio of Adult Babies: Skip, Todaler, and Chrissy, who share their personal experiences and thoughts on being AB/DLs.
Logan 5 (Michael York) and Jessica 6 (Jenny Agutter) live in the City of Domes where life seems idyllic with just one little catch: everyone dies at 30. We speak to Logan’s Run authors William F. Nolan George Clayton Johnson about their landmark book. We discuss the film with Eric Cohen of The Cinefiles.
We talk about Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 film, Requiem for a Dream. Special Guests: Ellen Burstyn, Keith David, Mark Margolis, & Christopher McDonald. Guest Co-host: Emily Intravia of the Feminine Critique.
In Message from the Future, a visitor from 3005 comes back to 1985 to encourage the world to engage in WWIII. Written and directed by (and starring) poet and futurist David Avidan, the film is a remarkable science fiction odyssey.
Writer John Kenneth Muir joins us in our discussion of Norman Jewison’s 1975 dystopian film, Rollerball wherein Jonathan E (James Caan) is a star in a game where individual achievement is a threat to the Corporate powers that be.
Zac Hobson (Bruno Lawrence) wakes at 6:12 one sunny morning to find that he may be the last man on Earth in this compelling Kiwi film from director Geoff Murphy and writer/producer Sam Pillsbury.
In Miracle Mile trombonist Harry Washello (Anthony Edwards) receives a random phone call, tipping him off that nuclear Armageddon is imminent. He works to get across Los Angeles to his new love, Julie (Mare Winningham), and to safety.
We’re talking about the 1979 film, Tourist Trap. When a quintet of young people meet creepy Mr. Slaussen (Chuck Connors) — the proprietor of a roadside wax museum — bad things happen.
Directed by Charles Band, Trancers stars Tim Thomerson as Jack Deth, a detective in the future who travels back in time to track down a cultish criminal named Whistler