This week Paul is still at war with apples, Steve may have caught the black plague, there's a new tiny cat nearby, Batman FanDome happened, we wonder aloud what disqualifies a pumpkin from competition, no sprinkles for you United Kingdom, we discuss the sequel to the 2018 reboot, Halloween Kills, and how trauma shapes the town and people of Haddonfield, and Steve tasks Paul with determining which butt hurt reviews were for Halloween Kills or The Last Jedi.
This week we talk about our birthday weekend celebrations and the sweet loot we got for getting older, the merits of audio books, the new Scream (5) trailer and how it looks good so far, ma'am your house is hissing, there's a tiny town for sale, we continue our SpOOooOOOokytober of looking at the sequel/reboot of Friday the 13th: A New Beginning and it attempt to take the franchise in a new and seedier direction, and Steve tries to Letterboxd Paul in with a movie review quiz.
This week we briefly talk about the Many Saints of Newark and about what people think they want out of a franchise, Paul got to meet Eric Roberts very up close and personal, we learn that Steve shares a birthday with a ninja, its officially fat bear fall, fake spiders get real police calls, we kick off our SpoOooooOOoookytober with a look at Nia DaCosta's sequel/reboot of Candyman (very spoiler heavy, conversation starts about an hour in) and how this series has a lot to say 30 years on, and we create a breakfast cereal for The Saturday Night Slasher.
This week we talk about the complicated issue of creator versus copyright as Marvel is suing to keep the rights to Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, and more, we believe that their may be some supernatural goings on with overly large pumpkins, and we get into the Star Wars anthology series Visions and talk about its potential versatility and flexibility for the genre, and Steve asks Paul some Really Stupid Questions.™
This week we talk about a sequel that is actually a prequel in 1984's Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. We dig into this darker outing and try to figure out why many people consider this one the 'bad one' of the original trilogy. Also, we talk a lot about apples and what we did this weekend.
This week Steve and Paul catch up on what they watched over the break, talk about the passing of Norm Macdonald, Sun Man is part of the Masters of the Universe, what toys were nominated for 2021 Toy Hall of Fame, and dig into James Wan's new film Malignant (starts at 1:00 and ends at 2:28 for those that want to avoid spoilers) and Paul has Steve create a series of 'What If...?' stories.
This week we talk about Reminisce and how hard sci-fi can leave you cold, a lot of money was spent for some turtles, someone got pissed off at a Dairy Queen, baggage claim just got a lot more tasty, we end the season by talking about 1986's One Crazy Summer, and Steve challenges Paul to quiz about minor roles.
This week we talk about Woodstock 1999, crawling around a backyard looking for apples, are we owed satisfying endings to a series, Spider-Man has No Way Home, we talk about Val Kilmer's 2021 Amazon Prime documentary about his life so far and what it means to be an artist, and we celebrate National Dog Day with Steve picking the best dogs.
We continue the Year of the Sequel by looking at the last Star Trek film involving the entire original series cast, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. With the backdrop of the ongoing war between the Klingon Empire and Federation possibly coming to a close, can Kirk move past his old hurts and longtime hatred in order to complete his mission and help bring peace to the galaxy? Bonus: there is some discussion about Free Comic Book Day and standing in line for 5 hours.
This week we wonder why the living dead are animated, if it is important to see certain films on the big screen first, which fast food would you give up your religious beliefs for, and we talk about 2021's The Suicide Squad (spoiler heavy, beware) and how good it is to see James Gunn back it, and Steve makes Paul pick the Best Summer Ever.™