4 years after Blomkamp's massive directorial debut, District 9, he brings audiences to a dystopian future of the haves and have nots. With a much bigger budget, along with big Hollywood stars, Blomkamp amps up the ambition glowing in District 9. Before the release of the movie, controversy of a lawsuit and a political agenda permeated the upcoming debut. With a strong marketing campaign and much buzz, audiences were eager to see what the young, visionistic director had in store. But, looking back do these issues matter? Has Blomkamp surpassed his Best Picture nominee with a blockbuster? Listen with Corbin and Allen to find out!
Neill Blomkamp is said to be one of the most visionairy directors of the 21st century. Growing up in South Africa, Blomkamp cultivated political, social, and science-fiction elements to weave a moral tale in partnership with another visionary director, Peter Jackson, for his first big screen debut District 9. Does Blomkamp's vision set him apart and hold up 8 years later? Join Corbin and Allen as they delve into a strange, familiar world to find out!
For 27 years the Ghostbusters franchise suffered in development hell. Dan Akroyd continuouslly pushed for a third film but kept encountering road blocks. Finally, after nearly three decades the series rebooted with Akroyd out as writer and females donning the jump-suits and proton packs. Does this Ghostbusters reboot bring back the laughs and thrills for a new generation? Join Corbin and Allen to find out!
With the first Ghostbusters being a massive success the creators wanted to see if they could capture lightning in a bottle (or maybe a ghost) once more. With a successful animated series filling the gap between films Ghostbusters was fresh in the minds of kids and their parents. Five years later the crew is back but are they better than ever? Join Corbin and Allen to find out!
Join Corbin and Allen for their Ghostbusters Retrospective series. Halloween may be over but the spooky spirit lives on as we discuss a comedic classic. Will Corbin and Allen have a ghostly good time? Listen to find out!
Scott Pilgrim was somewhat of a sleeper hit during its theatrical run. Now, 7 years later, Scott Pilgrim has gained noteriety as a cult classic and has propelled most of its cast to major stardom including one Academy Award winner. Join Corbin and Allen as they delve into the delightfully, quirky, nerdy world of Scott Pilgrim.
Happy Halloween listeners! Join Corbin and Allen for their annual Halloween Special! For this year's special we are reviewing the film many believe to be the grandfather of the slasher genre, Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic, Psycho. This one was definitely a departure from Hitchcock's usual style. Join Corbin and Allen as they discuss in-depth what went into making the film possible, the similiarities and differences with the book, the cultural impact, and of course the film itself! Grab your favorite candy and let's delve into Hitchcock's demented world of Psycho!
With the release of Blade Runner 2049--a surprise sequel 35 years later--Corbin and Allen analyize and review Denis Villeneuve's sequel to Ridley Scott's original 1982 Blade Runner. They will give a full breakdown and examination of the themes, overall composition, and ties to the original. Is Blade Runner 2049 a worthy sequel? Listen to find out!
With the release of Blade Runner 2049--a surprise sequel 35 years later--Corbin and Allen analyze and review Ridley Scott's sci-fi cult classic. They will look at its initial release and reaction, impact over the decades, its influence of cinema and pop culture, along with a full examination of all 5 commericially released versions of the film. Is Blade Runner a cult classic and especially one deserving a sequel? Listen to find out!
With the release of the brand new Zelda game, "The Breath of the Wild," Corbin and Allen take a look back at Zelda and Link's only small screen adventure that premiered in conjunction with The Super Mario Brothers Super Show. How far has Zelda come since its relatively new inception with the TV show to today's overhaul of the video game series? Listen to find out!