By Cinema Supercollider
Cinema SupercolliderJun 06, 2023
Stuart Gordon's Weird masterpiece from 1986 featuring Jeffrey Combs & Barbara Crampton and tiny forehead dicks.
Mac & Me
In this classic episode, we look at Mac & Me, the feature length McDonald's ad that tells the heartwarming tale of a boy and his cola-addicted alien, which is totally not a rip off of E.T. at all. Pretty nice!
The Andromeda Strain
In this episode, we take a look at the 1971 hard science fiction film The Andromeda Strain! Back in the 70s, movies were totally cool with showing you how actual science unraveled mysteries and this one is chock full of people looking at graphs, conducting tests and experimenting on rats. Will they solve the mystery of why a baby and an old man are still alive when they’ve been exposed to a deadly virus bacteria STRAIN from outer space?
Three PhD students head to a spooky castle in the woods to study folklore and find the place lousy with vampires. Some are the sexy brooding type and some are... Radu.
Thunder in Paradise
In this classic episode, we take a look at Thunder in Paradise, a movie that is definitely not a television show but an actual film movie cinema thing. Come for the Thunder, a TARDIS on water, stay for the romance between Chris Lemmon and Hulk Hogan.
One Missed Call
There's ghosts in your flip phone!
A heartwarming tale of a girl, her seal and her weird grandfather (played by Sterling Holloway, better known as the voice of Winnie the Pooh). Definitely not an extended ad for Sea World. Also, Foster Brooks drives drunk because that's how you get the funny in your kiddie movie.
Flowers In The Attic (1987)
V.C. Andrews's bestselling novel about child abuse, murder, and inappropriate sexual situations is brought to the screen in glorious bland-0-vision.
Classic episode! It's part Biblical allegory, part musical, all big budget flop, the Apple tells the story of two naive singer/songwriters that get led into temptation by the evil dysptopian future (1994!) music industry.
Stunts, car chases, '70s hard rock music, and wizard fights!
Take off, ya hosers!
The Greasy Strangler
In this classic episode, we take a look at the very weird, very greasy 2016 indie film, The Greasy Strangler! If John Waters and David Lynch donated their DNA to science and somebody slapped it together and dunked it in a vat of tapioca pudding, this is probably what you get. So many fake penises too…
Cheech & Chong's Up In Smoke
Everyone's favorite stoner comedy duo' first film!
Classic episode! We give in to the inevitability of the 1974 Sean Connery sci fi cult classic, Zardoz! There was no way we wouldn’t eventually do this one. The gun is good, the penis is evil, y’all.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
Finally, D&D on the big screen!
A space alien takes over the body of a freaky worn-out drug addict and uses him to take a spin through the seedy underbelly of South Africa.
Food Of The Gods
We conclude March-O-Gortner with Burt I. Gordon's second adaptation of H.G. Welles' Food Of The Gods. Hope you like ferry trips and giant rats!
March-O-Gortner month continues with the semi sexy rip-off of star wars.
An action movie starring Marjoe Gortner (and the daredevil Evel Knievel.) Kind of a dud but with lotsa motorcycle stunts, a drunk Gene Kelly, an exploding Porsche, and an evil, drug-lord mastermind played by Leslie Nielsen.
In this classic episode, we talk about the 1978 made for TV movie, featuring the “funny” Beatle of the same name, Ringo! It’s a heartwarming tale of two Ringos one famous and the other not, that sing their way through 45 minutes of weirdness.
The first of our "March-O-Gortner" episodes is the explosive 1972 documentary about the former evangelical firebrand, Marjoe Gortner
Curse of the Wolf
In this classic episode, we take a look at the 2006 movie, Curse of the Wolf by Len Kabasinski! Werewolves? Check. Lots of fight scenes? Check. Plot, acting and color grading? NOPE.
Birdemic 3: Sea Eagle
A tale of the love of a gerontologist for a marine biologist in a time of global warming which is acidifying the oceans and giving cancer to marine mammals...such as seals.
Birdemic: Shock and Terror
In this classic episode, we take a look at James Nguyen's infamous low budget thriller, Birdemic: Shock and Terror, complete with spruce bark beetles, motel hangers and exploding bird GIFs.
It's Morbin' Time! In this episode, we take a look at the 2022 Marvel science vampire movie, Morbius, and discuss the good, the bad and the batty.
Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
In this classic episode, we take a look at David Hasselhoff's entry in the Marvel Universe (before the MCU actually was a thing) as he takes on the bad guys as Nick Fury and Megan gets a major goon crush.
Ocean's Eleven on a cheap airplane set, with a wild Kelsey Grammar and an old pro wrestler.
What could go wrong?
Tobe Hooper, Patrick Stewart, Steve Railsback, Henry Mancini, and an extremely nude Mathilda May can't save this turgid epic story of space vampires.
Nothing But Trouble
In this classic episode, we take a look at Nothing But Trouble, a film that some people seem to really love (especially comedians) and some people find mindbogglingly awful and disgusting (especially Megan).
The Seven Magnificent Gladiators
The Canon Films Sword-and-Sandals retelling of the classic Seven Samurai story.
Theatre of Blood
In this classic episode, Vincent Price is a snubbed actor taking revenge on the critics that panned his life's work in truly Shakespearian fashion.
It Conquered the World
In this classic episode, a scientist falls prey to the schemings of an obnoxious extraterrestrial in this cult classic from Roger Corman.
Futuristic gelatin-faced robots Andy Kaufman and Bernadette Peters fall in love and wander around in the woods with a baby robot voiced by Jerry Garcia
Massage Parlor of Death
In this classic episode, we take a look at Massage Parlor of Death, a low-budget horror movie involving an illegal massage parlor, a resurrection plot and the laziest fake blood/tomato sauce gore.
I Bought A Vampire Motorcycle
This film pretty much delivers on its title.
Cool as Ice
In this classic episode, we take a look at the bizarre star turn by Vanilla Ice as he raps and motorcycles his way into our hearts in Cool as Ice.
Tae Kwan Do champion and filmmaker Y. K. Kim proves that music, friendship and martial arts can destroy a drug cartel of evil Ninjas, bringing about world peace. Or something like that...
It's a Hallmark Channel Christmas!
In this classic episode, we take a look at saccharine, paint by number holiday movies from the Hallmark Channel - Christmas Under Wraps and The Christmas Cottage.
The Lemon Drop Kid
In this classic episode, we take a look at the 1951 holiday comedy, The Lemon Drop Kid, starring Bob Hope.
The Gingerdead Man
Run, run, as fast as you can
Can't catch Gary Busey, he's the Gingerdead Man.
Serial killer comes back from the dead in the form of a gingerbread man in order to exact revenge on the woman who sent him to the gas chamber.
Cinema Supercollider Holiday Specials
In this classic episode, we take a look at a variety of Christmas holiday TV specials from across the ages including the Judy Garland Christmas Special, The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait and He-Man & She-Ra: A Christmas Special.
Santa With Muscles
Hulk Hogan has to become Santa Claus and save the orphanage from Ed Begley Jr. in this flaccid action comedy.
Nutcracker in 3D
The holiday season is upon us! We kick things off with one of the absolute worst, most offensive films we've ever talked about on this podcast - Nutcracker in 3D.
Young Guns (1998 - 1990)
A group of "orpans" comprised of key members of "The Brat Pack" go on a revenge-fueled rampage in the old west, accompanied by Billy The Kid. Soundtrack albums ensued.
Classic Episode Friday! Bad Ben proves that all you need to make a movie is some equipment, a location and a dream. Megan stans Nigel Bach.
One Cut Of The Dead
A movie about a film about a TV show about a zombie attack about covers it.
Possibly the worst film ever, Things is a "Canucksploitation" picture about a couple of hosers hangin' out in their kitchen drinking beer. Occasionally they wander into a different part of the house where something really fucked up is happening. They encounter mutilation, giant bugs, and countless other THINGS, sending them all into a tailspin.
In this classic Cinema Supercollider episode, we take a look at City Dragon, a confusing mix of womanizing, rapping and martial arts starring MC Kung Fu and Philthy Phil.
A tough Alabama cop, played by football hall-of-famer Brian Bosworth, is blackmailed by the FBI into going undercover in a violent Mississippi biker gang.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch
On this classic episode of Cinema Supercollider, we take a look at the 1982 horror film (and third installment of the Halloween franchise), Halloween 3: Season of the Witch.
The 1973 film The Baby tells the story of a social worker who investigates an eccentric family which includes "Baby", a 21-year-old man who acts like an infant.