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Charlie’s Angels (2019)

'70s TV execs discounted Aaron Spelling's idea for a Charlie's Angels show because there was no man to come and save them. Well, a lot has changed in the last 40 years and the women are just fine saving themselves...and even some men who get in trouble. Thus we have the Elizabeth Banks produced, directed, co-written, and co-starring 2019 Charlie's Angels. But in a post #TimesUp world is there still place for an Aaron Spelling-like jiggle fest? And if not, what does that leave for the Angels? Join us now to find out!

Ju-On: The Grudge - For Annual Subscribers

Make way for long-haired phantom Kayako and cat-calling son Toshio as they ascend the staircase and join an elite pantheon of horror villains with their 2003 J-horror double feature. No one is safe in Ju-On: The Grudge, as the Japanese ghosts mercilessly stalk schoolgirls, housewives, and even a businesswoman hiding under bedsheets. You’ll be furious too if you miss out on the fun, so Donate for Gold Level today! 

 

 

 

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Ju-On: The Grudge - Donation Bonus

Make way for long-haired phantom Kayako and cat-calling son Toshio as they ascend the staircase and join an elite pantheon of horror villains with their 2003 J-horror double feature. No one is safe in Ju-On: The Grudge, as the Japanese ghosts mercilessly stalk schoolgirls, housewives, and even a businesswoman hiding under bedsheets. You’ll be furious too if you miss out on the fun, so Donate for Gold Level today! 

Doctor Sleep

Little Danny barely escaped Jack Nicholson and the ghosts of the Overlook Hotel back in 1980. Now grown-up Dan Torrance (Ewan McGregor) - nicknamed Doctor Sleep - is fighting the demon of alcoholism, as well as a pack of vampiric gypsies hoping to eat the soul of a powerful child clairvoyant. Will this Shining sequel leave Kubrick fans steaming? Or can new director Mike Flanagan honor the classic movie while bringing the story back to Stephen King’s original intentions? Join the hosts as they pick up bats and axes and come to play forever and ever!      

Ju-On: The Curse 2 - For Annual Subscribers

Back in the year 2000, two unholy videotapes entitled Ju-On: The Curse and Ju-On: Curse 2 circulated throughout Japan, infecting all who watched with the rage of mother and son ghosts Kayako and Toshio. Though the images were crude, and the narrative difficult to follow, the pair proved so transfixing that Evil Dead director Sam Raimi brought their story to Hollywood for the blockbuster remake The Grudge. Donate for Gold Level this fall and hear Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart map out the unique way this J-horror sensation went viral, starting with these two Curses!

 

 

NOTE: This listing is for annual subscribers to our show. You can also get this movie review individually for a small donation.

Ju-On: The Curse 2 - Donation Bonus

Back in the year 2000, two unholy videotapes entitled Ju-On: The Curse and Ju-On: Curse 2 circulated throughout Japan, infecting all who watched with the rage of mother and son ghosts Kayako and Toshio. Though the images were crude, and the narrative difficult to follow, the pair proved so transfixing that Evil Dead director Sam Raimi brought their story to Hollywood for the blockbuster remake The Grudge. Donate for Gold Level this fall and hear Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart map out the unique way this J-horror sensation went viral, starting with these two Curses!

Ju-On: The Curse - For Annual Subscribers

Back in the year 2000, two unholy videotapes entitled Ju-On: The Curse and Ju-On: Curse 2 circulated throughout Japan, infecting all who watched with the rage of mother and son ghosts Kayako and Toshio. Though the images were crude, and the narrative difficult to follow, the pair proved so transfixing that Evil Dead director Sam Raimi brought their story to Hollywood for the blockbuster remake The Grudge. Donate for Gold Level this fall and hear Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart map out the unique way this J-horror sensation went viral, starting with these two Curses!

 

 

NOTE: This listing is for annual subscribers to our show. You can also get this movie review individually for a small donation.

Ju-On: The Curse - Donation Bonus

Back in the year 2000, two unholy videotapes entitled Ju-On: The Curse and Ju-On: Curse 2 circulated throughout Japan, infecting all who watched with the rage of mother and son ghosts Kayako and Toshio. Though the images were crude, and the narrative difficult to follow, the pair proved so transfixing that Evil Dead director Sam Raimi brought their story to Hollywood for the blockbuster remake The Grudge. Donate for Gold Level this fall and hear Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart map out the unique way this J-horror sensation went viral, starting with these two Curses!

Terminator: Dark Fate

Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) thought she saved humanity from a SkyNet future of robot domination. So it’s ironic that new cybernetic menace Legion has come online in the year 2020, and it’s now Sarah’s Dark Fate to protect new target Dani (Natalia Reyes) from a new Terminator.  Will the arrival of augmented future soldier Grace (Mackenzie Davis) increase their chances of success? Or is it curtains for James Cameron’s flagship franchise (and if so, are they polka dot or butterfly drapes)? Find out when you listen now!

Badlands - For Annual Subscribers

Before he traveled up a Vietnamese river to hunt down a rogue soldier, Apocalypse Now star Martin Sheen took Sissy Spacek (aka Carrie) on a killing spree through the Badlands of South Dakota and Montana. The debut feature from acclaimed writer/director Terrence Malick is often cited as being one of the most influential films of the 1970s. Become a Now Playing Patron this November and find out if hosts Jakob, Stuart, and Arnie want to convict Kit and Holly for impersonating Bonnie & Clyde, or have a true romance with this uniquely poetic road movie.

 

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