A LONG Voyage to Skull Island: Revisiting King Kong (2005)

A LONG Voyage to Skull Island: Revisiting King Kong (2005)

Has Peter Jackson’s Kong aged well? Oscar finishes his retrospective with the divisive three-hour epic. 

A Call to the Wild: Revisiting Mighty Joe Young (1998)

A Call to the Wild: Revisiting Mighty Joe Young (1998)

Joe gets a remake in this well-meaning live-action effort from Disney featuring the late, great Bill Paxton. Oscar gives it another look. 

SEQUELISED: King Kong Lives (1986)

SEQUELISED: King Kong Lives (1986)

Apparently, SOMEONE liked the 1976 King Kong remake. Dino De Laurentis makes that person very happy with a belated sequel.

Going Ape: Revisiting King Kong (1976)

Going Ape: Revisiting King Kong (1976)

Kong enters the modern age in John Guillermin 70s blockbuster. Is it as bad as they say? Oscar treks to Skull Island once again to find out. 

CINEMA CLASSICS: Mighty Joe Young (1949)

CINEMA CLASSICS: Mighty Joe Young (1949)

King Kong gets a cuddlier rehash in his childhood favourite from the same creative team. 


Movie Squabbles

SquabbleCast #27 with Steve Wang

SquabbleCast #27 with Steve Wang

For a very special SquabbleCast, Dave is joined by a real Hollywood pro; creature effects legend Steve Wang, responsible for the Predator and beyond. 

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Gaming Squabbles

GAMING GREATS: Space Quest I (1986)

GAMING GREATS: Space Quest I (1986)

Johnny Potoky blasts into the cosmos to revisit an old Amiga and Atari favourite. 

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TV Squabbles

PODCAST: It Came from Across the Pond BONUS: “The Flash vs. Arrow”

PODCAST: It Came from Across the Pond BONUS: “The Flash vs. Arrow”

In a bonus cut taken from their Christmas episode, the boys chew over The CW’s Arrow and The Flash as the year draws to a close. 

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Best of the Rest

SquabbleCast #28: “Jason Lives”

SquabbleCast #28: “Jason Lives”

Horror fanboy Rod Petrie joins Dave for a Friday the 13th retrospective. When was the last time you visited Camp Crystal Lake? 

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PODCAST: It Came from Across the Pond #8: “John Hughes is Dead?!”

PODCAST: It Came from Across the Pond #8: “John Hughes is Dead?!”

Chicago’s finest return to put the career of the legendary John Hughes under the microscope. Turns out some of us thought he was still alive. If only, RJ, if only. 

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SquabbleCast #26: “Movies of 2016″

SquabbleCast #26: “Movies of 2016″

Ashley joins Dave on an inebriated post-Christmas celebration to discuss the cinematic highlights of 2016… as well as a few of the low lights.

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PODCAST: It Came from Across the Pond #8: “Best Christmas Movies Ever”

PODCAST: It Came from Across the Pond #8: “Best Christmas Movies Ever”

The boys are joined by a guest to discuss the best in Yuletide cinema. Did your favourite make the list? 

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PODCAST: Stuck! In the Longbox #7: “Doctor Strange(r) Things”

PODCAST: Stuck! In the Longbox #7: “Doctor Strange(r) Things”

Zayvier and Luca are on hand to give us an aural history of the Sorcerer Supreme, the one and only Doctor Strange, and also review the 2016 movie.

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SquabbleCast #25: “Pulp Heroes”

SquabbleCast #25: “Pulp Heroes”

Before DC… before Marvel… it was pure pulp! Oscar joins Dave to discuss The Rocketeer, the underrated twosome The Shadow and The Phantom, and the swashbuckling Zorro.

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VIDEO: Shooting the S#it Episode #2: “Straight-to-Video Sequels”

VIDEO: Shooting the S#it Episode #2: “Straight-to-Video Sequels”

Ross Hadlington returns to put more crummy entertainment through its paces. This time, the quagmire of straight-to-video sequels, including such franchises as From Dusk Till Dawn, Tremors and, um, Air Bud. 

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A LONG Voyage to Skull Island: Revisiting King Kong (2005)

A LONG Voyage to Skull Island: Revisiting King Kong (2005)

Has Peter Jackson’s Kong aged well? Oscar finishes his retrospective with the divisive three-hour epic. 

read more

A Call to the Wild: Revisiting Mighty Joe Young (1998)

A Call to the Wild: Revisiting Mighty Joe Young (1998)

Joe gets a remake in this well-meaning live-action effort from Disney featuring the late, great Bill Paxton. Oscar gives it another look. 

read more

SEQUELISED: King Kong Lives (1986)

SEQUELISED: King Kong Lives (1986)

Apparently, SOMEONE liked the 1976 King Kong remake. Dino De Laurentis makes that person very happy with a belated sequel.

read more

Going Ape: Revisiting King Kong (1976)

Going Ape: Revisiting King Kong (1976)

Kong enters the modern age in John Guillermin 70s blockbuster. Is it as bad as they say? Oscar treks to Skull Island once again to find out. 

read more

CINEMA CLASSICS: Mighty Joe Young (1949)

CINEMA CLASSICS: Mighty Joe Young (1949)

King Kong gets a cuddlier rehash in his childhood favourite from the same creative team. 

read more

REVIEW: Logan (2017)

REVIEW: Logan (2017)

Hugh Jackman takes out his claws for the final time in this X-film like no other. Richard tells us the praise is justified. 

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SEQUELISED: The Son of Kong (1933)

SEQUELISED: The Son of Kong (1933)

One of Kong’s original directors returns… in the same bloody year. Oscar braves Skull Island’s sequel waters. 

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TV GEMS: Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988-1999)

TV GEMS: Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988-1999)

With a reboot on the way, Richard goes to space to review the best of the worst in this beloved cult favourite. 

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CINEMA CLASSICS: King Kong (1933)

CINEMA CLASSICS: King Kong (1933)

With Kong roaring back to theatres, Oscar begins a Skull Island retrospective with his very first appearance. 

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CULT CORNER: Daybreakers (2009)

CULT CORNER: Daybreakers (2009)

The Australians give us a spin on the tired vampire genre in this overlooked gem. Richard gives it another look. 

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