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Episode 44: eXistenZ

Posted by Rich on December 25, 2018


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Where does reality start? Where does the game begin? This week, Naomi and I dive into David Cronenberg's eXistenZ.

We also talk about lots of other stuff we've been watching, including Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Django Unchained, Brave, The Valley, The Burbs and The Frighteners.

  • 00:00:00 - Intro, What We Drank
  • 00:06:31 - What We've Been Doing/Watching
  • 00:32:45 - Spoiler Free VHS Box Synopsis
  • 00:35:03 - Spoilerific Discussion
  • 01:33:57 - Ratings, Recommendations & Drinking Game
  • 01:38:34 - Next Week & Closing
Naomi's Drinking Game
  1. Someone says "eXistenz".
  2. A company or game with two big letters is mentioned.
  3. Something goes into someone's bioport.
  4. Someone yells "Death to the Demoness Allegra Geller!".
  5. Someone gets shot.

Episode 27: The Brood

Posted by Rich on May 6, 2018


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This week we talk about David Cronenberg's The Brood. An uplifting tale about a mom and her childr...oh wait, that's not this story. Happy early Mother's Day!

Where can you watch The Brood?
Amazon (Rental)

What else did we watch?
  1. Jigsaw
  2. The Ritual
  3. Frankenstein Chronicles
  4. The Walking Dead
Other Random Stuff:
  1. Ash vs. Evil Dead Cancelled :(
  2. Naomi singing Happy Birthday to our little cat daughter, Sicily :)
Drinking game (optional, of course):
  1. Someone dies
  2. The doctor acts like someone else
  3. Candy stands by and watches while something bad happens
  4. A member of the brood appears
  5. Body horror moments
Shout outs:
A huge thank you to Kat for becoming our newest (and second) Patreon subscriber!

More about The Brood:
Internet Movie Database
The Movie Database

Episode 18: The Fly

Posted by Rich on January 21, 2018


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The Fly, one of the few remakes that surpasses the original. This is classic Cronenberg.

Where can you watch The Fly?
Amazon (Rental)

What did we watch this week?
Before I Wake
Sleepy Hollow

Drinking game (optional, of course):
  1. Someone dies (shots are safe for this one).
  2. Jeff Goldblum goes on a sciency rant.
  3. Someone has sex.
  4. Brundle Fly eats something sugary.
  5. Someone or something is transported.
  6. Someone says "flesh".
More info:
Internet Movie Database
The Movie Database