On a landmark episode of WE DO OUR OWN STUNTS, Jackie Chan has signed a huge contract with Golden Harvest which promises creative and financial freedom, and he kicks things off with the 1980 kung-fu comedy THE YOUNG MASTER! While at the same time his old boss Lo Wei wants his now-bankable star back and is willing to work with Triads to make it happen. UH OH! It’s a perilous time in Jackie’s career and will soon push him off to America for a while, but in the meantime we can enjoy this enormously entertaining, fight-filled film which features Yuen Biao, Tien Feng, Hwang In-Shik, and Shih Kien! CHECK IT OUT!
On this episode of ERIC ROBERTS IS THE MAN we’re going all in on Damien Chazelle’s overstuffed ode to the silent era BABYLON, which stars Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Diego Calva, Tobey Maguire and – of course – the man himself Eric Roberts! Filled with spewing bodily fluids, orgies, murder, rat eating and snake wrestling, it’s both an ode to the end of a cinematic era and a commentary on the current changing face of movie-going. Fun, right? I guess we’ll see! We also chat about drunk driving, guns, Michael Madsen, Guy Ritchie knock-offs and SO MUCH MORE. Check it out!
Welcome to another episode of the Shame List Picture Show, on today’s episode Michael and Nick tackle a classic in the genre of stoner comedies — Cheech and Chong’s UP IN SMOKE from 1978. In this episode they talk about whether or not weed is necessary for stoner movies, slice-of-life movies, learning to become your own true self, and how a movie can ride the line between “brilliant” and “bad”. Also, Nick has some big news for all of you loyal shame listeners.
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On this episode of the SLPS, Michael and Nick are discussing the made-for-TV movie MAZES AND MONSTERS which is on both of their Shame Lists.
We’re getting heist-y on a brand new episode of GEORGE KENNEDY IS MY COPILOT with Michael Cimino’s terrific buddy crime comedy THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTFOOT from 1974! Clint Eastwood and a (shockingly handsome) Jeff Bridges grow a friendship over their shared love of women and thievery, with Geoffrey Lewis and – wait for it – George Kennedy on their tails, until the crew get together to plan a big ol’ robbery and run off into the sunset. We chat about Jeff Bridges’ ice cream technique, Conan O’Brien, Dub Taylor, Preacher Eastwood and SO MUCH MORE. Check it out!
On this episode of Bartel Me Something good we’re checking out Paul Bartel’s inauspicious 1984 screwball comedy NOT FOR PUBLICATION, starring Nancy Allen, David Naughton and Laurence Luckinbill! Allen plays Lois Thornedyke, a tabloid reporter aiming to go clean, while simultaneously working for the mayor of New York (Luckinbill) who is – wait for it – trying to get rid of “porno papers”, like the one she’s working at! Naughton plays a hapless bird photographer she hires to help with both jobs. There’s animal-themed musical numbers, (attempted) murder, and.. not much more. We also discuss a clip of Sandra Bernhard interviewing Paul Bartel on Reel Wild Cinema. CHECK IT OUT!
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Michael is sitting down with fellow cinephile Josephine Maria Yanasak-Leszczynski to discuss the world of pop music as we dissect the Spice Girls movie — SPICE WORLD! This was a film that Josephine was very adamant about discussing and it happened to be on Michael’s Shame List so it was the perfect fit.
On this episode of HOW DO YOU DO, FELLOW KIDS? we’re checking out the Pete Docter-directed Pixar classic MONSTERS, INC. starring (the voices of) John Goodman, Billy Crystal and – of course – Steve Buscemi. We talk about our complicated relationship with computer animated films, our struggles with Billy Crystal as a performer, we rank our Pixar favorites and SO MUCH MORE. We also check out the latest Hayden video (/w Feist and Steve Buscemi), and all the other recent Buscemi news. CHECK IT OUT, JERKS.