Talk Without Rhythm Podcast - Episode 229: Planet of the Apes (1968), Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970), and Santo contra la mafia del vicio (1970)
This week on Talk Without Rhythm I’m joined by Dr. Zom of Silva and Gold as we discuss 1968′s Planet of the Apes and 1970′s Beneath the Planet of the Apes. I’m also continuing my El Año Del Santo when I watch 1970′s Santo contra la mafia del vicio.
[00:00] INTRO/AUDIBLE PLUG
[02:03] SonOfOdin’s Podcast Promo
[02:28] RANDOM CONVERSATION
[35:10] Santo contra la mafia del vicio (1970)
[42:08] Planet of the Apes (1968)
[01:28:14] Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
[02:08:38] ENDING MUSIC: The Forbidden Zone by The Misfits
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Youtube Horror: Phenomena
I have been trying to think of something I could do to help horror fans find more classic movies that they may have missed but haven’t gotten to either picking up a copy and doing anything outside of searching on Netflix if it’s available. Well if you don’t know sometimes old movies sometimes wind up on Youtube. We here at DZ always say if it’s available on a streaming service or DVD you should definately take advantage of that prefered method of watching it. BUT it’s also not our job to police YouTube for them so if you can find it on there then I say go ahead and watch it. If you enjoy it then hopefully you’ll pick up a copy or buy it on VOD again to make sure you do your due dilligence. Until then I’ll be posting full films that I have found on Youtube that you can maybe sit back and watch one of those classic films that everyone talks about but you haven’t seen yet. So let’s start it off.
The first film I am posting is Dario Argento’s Phenomena. A young Jennifer Connelly that seems to have a weird ability to talk to and control bugs, a crazy old man Donald Pleasance, and a chimp running around witnessing giallo style murders. What else could you want? I had been craving seeing it when I found that it was indeed on Youtube. I highly recommend checking it out as I really enjoyed it. One of Argento’s best.
Talk Without Rhythm Podcast - Episode 228: Dracula (1979), Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), and La venganza de las mujeres vampiro (1970)
This week on Talk Without Rhythm, I’m joined by frequent TWoRP Legionnaire Lauren as we discuss 1979′s Dracula and 1992′s Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Lauren also gets reluctantely roped-into my El Año Del Santo when we watch 1970′s La venganza de las mujeres vampiro.
[00:00] INTRO/AUDIBLE PLUG
[02:03] Silva & Gold Promo
[02:56] RANDOM CONVERSATION
- Lauren watches Dario Argento’s Dracula.
- Audible recommend: Dracula by Bram Stoker (with narration by Tim Curry and Alan Cumming)
- Take Control of the DZPN
[25:26] La venganza de las mujeres vampiro (1970)
[37:02] Dracula (1979)
[01:14:51] Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
[02:30:24] ENDING MUSIC: Dracula by Iced Earth
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Doctor Who: Series Seven (Part Two)
Another rare Who moment for myself, I missed the 2012 Christmas Special – The Snowmen. I enjoyed the story, but it wasn’t a stand alone or companion free episode like previous Christmas specials were. We got the return of Clara with zero explanation about her first appearance. This Christmas story could’ve worked without Clara, making her character a one off and have Madame Vastra, Jenny and Strax along with the Doctor doing all the heavy lifting… If you think about it we kinda did because Clara was incapacitated towards the middle and end of the story. Anyway, good story, but could’ve flushed it out a bit more.
Now in my opinion the weakest story of the whole series seven, The Bells of Saint John. This time around we finally get a “real” Clara Oswald without any information about her previous two appearances and the threat was something we use every day and that’s Wi Fi. But the main focus was all on Clara and the Wi Fi storyline was just filler. This story could have made a couple more passes in the writers room. But Clara is finally the new companion and the Doctor is back doing what he does best.
Every episode after The Bells of Saint John I liked, some more than others such as Hide and The Crimson Horror, which was a Doctor light episode and gave Jenny Flint a bigger role and that’s awesome. I like the character Jenny Flint and glad to see her do more. Whenever she’s on screen she has a good vibe. Now the last episode of this series was The Name of the Doctor and we finally get a Clara Oswald payoff and find out who she really is. This episode had it’s up and downs for me, but we got River Song back and a nicely setup for the 50th Special and War Doctor…
Looking back on the re-watch I come to love or find moments in some of the stories I didn’t care for. It’s still a good series/season, but not up to snuff when talking about older series/seasons.
As for the special features, there’s lots! Tons of mini episodes, commentaries and about four forty-five minute specials like Doctor Who in the US, a look at Doctor Who’s companions starting with Rose and ending with Clara, and three interviews from The Nerdist with Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman. Overall it’s worth a buy.
And before I go, coming this August Doctor Who returns to Tv and I’m looking forward to it. From leaked scripts, set photos and trailers I’m liking what I’m seeing….
I’m really excited to see UNIT and Kate Stewart return in the upcoming series.
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It Came from the Underground - Episode 11: Arthur Cullipher and Scott Schirmer of “Headless”
On this episode of It Came from the Underground El Goro sits down with director Arthur Cullipher and producer Scott Schirmer to discuss Headless: the full-length version of the grisly film-within-a-film from 2012′s Found. 70s exploitation! Kickstarters! Gore, gore, GORE! It was a damn good time!
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Doctor Who: Series Seven (Part One)
The last season or series of Matt Smith’s Doctor Who run wasn’t my favorite, but it did have it’s moments. I remember thinking series seven had too many stand alone stories where older series had a running story ark with a few stand alone episodes spliced in.
But after giving series seven a re-watch I have come around to a few episodes and arks that I didn’t care for in it’s first fun. So let me break it down for you… with Asylum of the Daleks, first viewing I hated that Amy didn’t love Rory and I could’ve cared less about Dalek-Clara and or Souffle Girl. With the re-watch I find that Amy and Rory story line a lot stronger now than I did then. What got over with me was Rory saying, I waited 2,000 years for you. That right there gave me hope. As for the main story with the Doctor and Souffle Girl, I still can care less. I’m not a Clara hater, I just don’t know much about her. With an awesome title like Dinosaurs on a Spaceship how can you go wrong? Well, I didn’t care for it then, but love it now! From what I can recall with the first watch I thought there were too many characters and the whole episode was too busy. And the hype about dinosaurs being on a spaceship was all over the place and I got sick of hearing it. With the re-watch I come to understand the deeper meaning, keeping people and creatures (dinosaurs) alive and how precious life is.
A Town Called Mercy… One of my favorites, it held up on the re-watch. Having the Doctor facing a cyborg and not just a robot adds more to the story than mechanical parts without a personality.
On a rare occasion I have missed a Who episode on a Saturday night and The Power of Three was that rare occasion. Bringing in UNIT to set up future story lines was good, if you seen The Day of the Doctor you know why. As for the episode, it had so much potential with the cubes, but the ending was lackluster. I mean, let’s have a guy destroy the human race by giving them heart attacks because us humans was getting too big… The Angels Take Manhattan, where to start? I mean, we are saying goodbye to Amy and Rory, two of the most loved Doctor Who companions since Rose. It was a sad night watching this episode, last time I felt that many feels was in The Big Bang. Watching it now it still holds up and as I’m writing this I still still miss seeing Amy, Rory and the Doctor together. But I got closer thanks to The Day of the Doctor. That scene alone was worth a whole episode.
To Be Continued…
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The Purge: Anarchy Prize Pack Giveaway
On July 18th, prepare for Anarchy by checking out the “5 Things To Know Before You Watch The Purge: Anarchy” Interactive GIFs. Move your mouse across the GIFs to control the scene!
The New Founders of America invite you to celebrate your annual right to Purge. The Purge: Anarchy follows an unlikely group of five citizens who, over the course of the night, are hunted across the city in a kill-or-be-killed series of survival scenarios during the annual Purge.
Now we want to give you the chance to survive The Purge. Let us know in the comments how you would survive The Purge. Where would you hide? Would you decide instead to become a participant and run wild? If so what would you do? Let us know below and we’ll pick one lucky winner to receive a The Purge: Anarchy Prize Pack. It includes a Purge T-Shirt and a Purge flashlight to help you when the power goes out and marauders are banging at your door. WHAT WOULD YOU DO!?!
Talk Without Rhythm Podcast - Episode 227: Earth vs the Flying Saucers (1956), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and Santo contra los Jinetes del Terror (1970)
This week on Talk Without Rhythm I’m taking a look at alien invasions through the ages with 1956′s Earth vs the Flying Saucers and 2014′s Edge of Tomorrow. I’m also continuing my El Año Del Santo with 1970′s Santo contra los Jinetes del Terror.
[00:00] INTRO/AUDIBLE PLUG
[02:04] eXplodey Files Promo
[03:25] RANDOM CONVERSATION
- El Goro watches V for Vendetta and Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey
- Audible Recommend: All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
[16:23] Santo contra los Jinetes del Terror (1970)
[25:45] Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
[40:23] Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
[01:13:55] ENDING MUSIC: Space Invaders by Bloodsucking Zombies from Outer Space
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Take Control of the DZPN!
We are giving you the opportunity to take control of the DZPN!
Want to make the Drunken Zombie crew watch Brokeback Mountain? – You can!
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Want to hear Murf and the Fat Kid pontificate on the subtle themes of patriarchal misogyny present in the works of Lars von Trier? – YOU HAVE THE POWER!
Every month we are giving one lucky listener a chance to program an episode of their choice on the Drunken Zombie Podcasting Network. You choose the show. You choose the topic. We take care the rest!
All you have to is go to http://audibletrial.com/dzpn and sign up for a 30 day free trial and claim a FREE audio book of your choice! Then shoot us an email at email@example.com to let us know what audiobook you got and what show you want to take over!
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The power to take control of the DZPN is yours! Sign up for a 30-day free trial and a free audiobook of your choice at http://audibletrial.com/dzpn, head over http://drunkenzombie.bandcamp.
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TWoRP Aside - Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992)
On this TWoRP Aside I examine the curious artifact of the early 90s that is Invasion of the Scream Queens, a documentary focused on the women who starred in the many, many straight-to-video horror flicks that dominated early video stores.