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Each Saturday, the Internet Radio Superstars (Colin, Sean, Holly and Michaela) assemble for some movie watchin' and analysis, with the accent on geek cinema, horror, sci-fi, and action films - chosen round-robin style by the Saturday Night Freak Show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Each Saturday, the Internet Radio Superstars (Colin, Sean, Holly and Michaela) assemble for some movie watchin' and analysis, with the accent on geek cinema, horror, sci-fi, and action films - chosen round-robin style by the Saturday Night Freak Show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Rockford, IL

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Each Saturday, the Internet Radio Superstars (Colin, Sean, Holly and Michaela) assemble for some movie watchin' and analysis, with the accent on geek cinema, horror, sci-fi, and action films - chosen round-robin style by the Saturday Night Freak Show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Orphan (2009)

11/26/2022
Michaela rethinks adopting Russian girls with a penchant for murder after dealing with Orphan (2009), in which a close-knit family brings said tot into the fold and then the evil imp promptly exploits fault lines in the happy relationship. Listen as we delve into the real-life case that inspired the movie, bird murder, multiple instances of coitus interruptus, the Warner Bros horror factory, and more on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more...

Duration:01:22:53

The Mortuary Collection (2019)

11/19/2022
Holly discovers that every corpse has a story to tell in The Mortuary Collection (2019), with Clancy Brown as a grim Mortician who relates four tales of terror to a new applicant with a secret to hide in this anthology film. Listen as we witness exploding penises, child cannibalism, eternal love vows, gushing bodily fluids, and squid infested bathrooms on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:20:14

Action USA (1989)

11/12/2022
Sean speeds across the country pursued by cowboy hitmen in Action USA (1989), a movie made by a stuntman and employing lots of his movie brethren as they execute car chases, helicopter stunts, jumps, shootouts, falls, fire stunts, and death defying leaps all in the hopes of showing off. Listen as we talk camaraderie among hitmen, epic bar fights, and want you to call us Panama on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:18:27

The Wolfman (2010)

11/5/2022
Colin rampages through the streets of Victorian London with The Wolfman (2010) an expensive remake of the Universal Monsters classic, with Benico Del Toro as the titular character, who's plagued by daddy issues when he returns home to the family's Gothic estate after his brother is killed by a vicious beast. Listen as we salute makeup man Rick Baker, dive into the film's troubled production, and debate the merits of practical vs CGI werewolfery on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on...

Duration:01:22:53

From A Whisper to a Scream (1987)

10/29/2022
Michaela digs up dirt on Oldfield, Tennessee in the anthology From A Whisper to a Scream (1987), which showcases four stories all transmitted from spooky librarian Vincent Price to inquisitive reporter, Susan Tyrrell. There will be: incest, necrophilia, undead babies, exploding carnies, voodoo spells, drownings, unrequited love, blood geysers, amputations, cannibalism, and a game of pin the arm on the torso! Listen in for the time of your life on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on...

Duration:01:18:10

The Hole (2001)

10/22/2022
Holly invites us to party in The Hole (2001), a WWII bunker in which rich prep schoolers spend a weekend to dodge parents and authorities, but then find themselves tragically trapped inside. But the stories of what transpired within, told by the survivor, may or may not be the entire truth. Listen as we plunge deep inside the hole to learn the whole truth, become consumed by the hole, and find out what else lurks inside the hole on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:01:17:39

Trick 'r Treat (2007)

10/15/2022
Sean reminds us to obey the time-honored traditions of Halloween with Trick 'r Treat (2007), or we may find ourselves punished by a pint sized demon! Four interconnected tales are presided over by Sam (aka Samhain), the spirit of Halloween, who blesses or murders the night's revelers in a small town. Listen as we talk the movie's rise to cult classic status, hot sexy werewolves, visceral reactions to movie vomit, and discover someone hates Charlie Brown on this week's exciting...

Duration:01:21:57

Trick or Treat (1986, re-review)

10/8/2022
Colin tunes his ax to electrify and rocks out with Rock's Chosen Warrior to rule the apocalypse with Trick or Treat (1986). Sure we've done it before, but what does the latest crop of Internet Radio Superstars have to say? Will they be vaporized by the awesome power of metal? Listen as we talk about tiny hand puppets, dolphin tales, Satanic panic and cassette tapes all on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:17:45

Berserker (1987)

10/1/2022
Michaela dreams of transforming into a Viking warrior to wrestle with Bart the Bear in Berserker: The Nordic Curse (1987), a weirdo slasher-wannabe about a group of teens who head off to a lakeside cabin and go hiking, get lost in fog, and meet the aforementioned Viking and bear. Listen as we find out how to get Nickelodeon Certified, meet Pappy Nyquist, have sexual flashbacks, and more on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:18:24

Dark City (1998)

9/24/2022
Holly forgets who she is and begins to question reality with Dark City (1998), in which a man with no memory awakens in a neo-noir city to find himself accused of murder and creepy chattering Strangers in hot pursuit. Listen as we mold matter with our minds, stop clocks, send rats through a maze, and try to pin down the location of the human soul on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:22:18

Death Race 2000 (1975)

9/17/2022
Sean tries to rack up as many points as he can mowing down pedestrians in the Death Race 2000 (1975), a satiric, dystopian futuristic racing movie produced by Roger Corman and directed by Paul Bartel (so you can be sure Mary Woronov is in the cast). Sylvester Stallone also co-stars as a team of racers who try to beat top scorer Frankenstein (David Carradine) in a trans-continental death race. Listen as we careen off the road into sidebars about bare-assed acting scenes, propaganda clones,...

Duration:01:23:52

Monster Dog (1985)

9/10/2022
Colin goes to Spain with his horror-rock idol Alice Cooper to fight a Monster Dog (1985)! The shock rocker plays a singer visiting his cursed ancestral home with the intention of filming a music video, but there's a pack of killer dogs on the loose. Or, maybe it's a werewolf movie. From the director of Troll 2! Listen as we spy on self-conscious German Shepherds, get lost in volumetric fog, and frantically search for the titular beast on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:01:19:52

Cutting Class (1989)

9/3/2022
Michaela spends a lot of time lurking around a high school targeted by a slasher in Cutting Class (1989), starring Brad Pitt in his first major role. Jill Schoelen (The Stepfather) stars as a pretty senior stalked by, well, everyone, as a psycho killer thins out the cast. Listen as we visit the school of sex crimes, detail the best way to be a professional lurker, and try to decide if the movie is a comedy or a horror movie on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:01:12:53

Slaughterhouse Rock (1988)

8/27/2022
Holly fights Civil War cannibal vampire ghosts on Alcatraz Island in Slaughterhouse Rock (1988), a movie we thought would have more of a music theme since it stars Toni Basil ("Hey Mickey, you're so fine...") and sports a score by Devo. Listen as we talk about demon possession, night terrors, astral plane warfare, paranormal professors, and beg for the return of cloaks as evening wear on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Initiation (1984)

8/20/2022
Sean discovers getting into college can be murder after undertaking The Initiation (1984), in which a troubled college student, plagued by nightmares, finds murder and mayhem in store after she undertakes and experiment to find what lurks in the recesses of her amnesiac mind. Listen as we talk the practicality of night caps, shopping mall slashers, how to guess a killer's identity, and more on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:24:08

Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991)

8/13/2022
Colin revs his engines with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth watching Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991), a neo-Western starring Mickey Rourke and Don Johnson as the titular anti-heroes who rob a bank to save their friend's bar and find themselves the target of futuristic drug smugglers. Listen as we mourn the death of Joe Camel, have Crystal Dreams, and hang out with Jack Daniels and Jose Cuervo on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more...

Duration:01:20:46

Vampire's Kiss (1988)

8/6/2022
Michaela runs down the street screaming "I'm a vampire! I'm a vampire!" after getting a Vampire's Kiss (1988). Prepare for undiluted Nicholas Cage as a NYC literary agent who begins to suspect he's becoming a blood-drinking creature of the night following a one night stand with a sexy vampiress. Listen as we talk about live cockroach consumption, funny accents, recite our ABCs, and celebrate our 500th episode this week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:26:25

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

7/30/2022
Holly jams too much data into her wet-wired cranial hard drive with Johnny Mnemonic (1995), which finds our hero, played by Keanu Reeves, in the same life-threatening predicament. Only a plunge into the kaledescopic virtual rendering of cyberspace and the aid of a biologically enhanced dolphin can save him! Listen as we upload our downloads, get lo-fi with Lo-Teks and Tek Wars, burn chrome and go into full Mona Lisa Overdrive on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:01:20:52

Death Spa (1989)

7/23/2022
Sean sweats blood at the Death Spa (1989), one of the most 80's movies ever to grace screens, about a health club owner, haunted by the death of his wife, who finds the jealous missus may be reaching out from beyond the grave to kill customers at his swanky, fully automated fitness spa. Listen as we talk neon lights, pastel colors, wild fashions, angular architecture and exploding bodies on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:11:25

The Witch Who Came From the Sea (1976)

7/16/2022
Colin girds his loins against the emasculating razor attack of The Witch Who Came From the Sea (1976), about a woman who experienced sexual abuse as a child who castrates the men she fantasizes about on television. Listen as we talk about the storied career of co-star/casting director George "Buck" Flower, intestinal ailments and the treatment for them, and the need to shower immediately upon finishing this movie, all on this week's exciting episode! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy...

Duration:01:15:26