The Boys From Brooklyn go mucking about the skeletons in their cinematic closets to talk about the Movies That Suck That They Love. From the big-budget disaster that was The Avengers to the befuddling William-Shatner directed debacle of Star Trek 5, Derrick and Tom come clean about the films no one likes that they just keep watching!
Thomas and Derrick take a swashbuckling trip down memory lane as they discuss the Sinbad trilogy of Ray Harryhausen! From The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad to Sinbad and The Eye of The Tiger, the Boys Outta Brooklyn go in-depth on why stop-motion animation rocks, why John Phillip Law’s version of Sinbad is a dick, and why Caroline Munro is the hottest woman ever! (7/9 Addendum: Shortly after posting this episode, we learned that Kerwin Matthews, who is discussed in this episode, passed away. This episode is respectfully dedicated to his memory.)
Tom and Derrick are back with an episode that hearkens back to our first Movie Preview. We talk about the three films we saw from Episode One’s list, including an ear-blistering rant from Tom on Ghost Rider. Plus shaky-cam, how 300 affects employees in a shoe store, some more minor celebrity impersonations and the greatest laugh you can get from a Uwe Boll Movie!
By Jacob Slater
Or, The Goths Turned Me Down Because I Bummed Them Out
I suppose I just can’t help it. Now that Sting has signed on to the WWE, a move that would have blown people’s minds in 1997, and is fulfilling every wrestling fan’s dream by feuding with a bald middle-aged Triple H, I just can’t help but think of The Crow. Indeed, Sting’s shameless rip-off of J.O. Barr’s famous comic book (or rather the film adaptation, which at the time was still relevant) has become The Icon’s most popular and signature gimmick, perhaps even eclipsing that of the original. The power of marketing is a dangerous thing, ladies and gents. How else would an Ant-Man have a chance of making over a million dollars?
We’re back with our bonus episode for June, as the guys straight outta Brooklyn take a look at the First Family of Super-Heroics, The Fantastic Four! Join Tom and Derrick as they look at the cartoons, the films (including the legendary Roger Corman-produced fiasco from the 90’s), the obscure radio show and, of course, the present big budget film series. Plus, learn the real reason why The Human Torch was replaced by Herb-E in the 78 cartoon!