Better In The Dark – Episode #13: Dangerously The Brood Crowd The Dark Black and Blue City

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The Boys Outta Brooklyn dig into their cinematic storerooms to come up with a number of films you probably haven’t seen but should. From the sci-fi noir of Dark City to the psychological weirdness of Black Narcissus, we cover six films that may have drifted under your radar. Okay, we say it’s six–but Thomas and Derrick go off on tangents to discuss a number of other movies you might want to check out, including Office Space and the legendarily odd Captain Kronos, Vampire Hunter. It’s a movie-a-thonic celebration–so get to clicking!

Better In The Dark – Episode #13: Dangerously The Brood Crowd The Dark Black and Blue City

Better In The Dark – Episode #12: What Made Haddonfield Famous: The Halloween Series

mmIn time for Rob Zombie’s big screen remake, the Guys Outta Brooklyn unleash their biggest episode ever–almost ninety minutes of filmic goodness. Join Thomas and Derrick as they go through the entire eight-film cycle, from the John Carpenter classic to the dumb-ass sight of Busta Rhymes kung fu-ing Michael Meyers. No film goes unmentioned or unpunished! Plus speculation on the new version…and it starts right with one little click.

Better In The Dark – Episode #12: What Made Haddonfield Famous: The Halloween Series

ToM: “Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version” – Ol’ Dirty Bastard

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By Jacob Slater

Or, Alexander Dumbass’ The Count of Monte Crisco

In the beginning, when my interests in music were strictly a social device to better endear myself to my peers, my knowledge of rap music was relegated to the artists that were popular at the time/were characters in Def Jam Vendetta. Eminem, DMX, 50 Cent, Sean Paul, etc, the gods of old, you know. Once I got to high school though, much as was the case with old school rock and alternative music, I became much more aware of how vast and diverse the genre had become since its creation in the late 70s-early 80s.  I got to know De la Soul and Del tha Funkee Homosapien from Gorillaz, MF Doom from Adult Swim, the Beastie Boys and Rage Against the Machine from Guitar Hero, and so on and so forth in that fashion. I’m still not an aficionado on the genre (I transferred out of Rap Studies in college), but it easily covers a large portion of my music library, and some of my favorite musicians are, in fact, rappers. I know, a white guy listening to rap is totally unbelievable, but bear with me for a while.

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Better In The Dark – Episode #11: The August/September/October Preview: Now With (Talk About) Song!

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It’s the Darkest Part of the Movie Season, where every studio dumps the projects it doesn’t know what to do with–so of course Thomas and Derrick are there, putting their two cents in to let you know what’s worthwhile! Join The Guys From Brooklyn as the talk about The Bourne Ultimatum, Stardust, Saw 4 and more–and hear them discuss pop princesses (yes, you heard that right), what Hollywood does to Hong Kong directors, the movie Tom hates above all else and more…so get to clickin!

Better In The Dark – Episode #11: The August/September/October Preview: Now With (Talk About) Song!