Episodes
Mark, Megan and Adam Hodgins (of the GoFigure YouTube show) discuss the 2019 action comedy Cold Pursuit. Directed by Hans Petter Moland (who directed the original 2014 film), and starring Liam Neeson, Emmy Rossum, and Tom Bateman, the movie focuses on what happens when drug dealers mess with the wrong snow plow driver. In this episode, they discuss dark comedy, snow plows, and likable villains. Enjoy!
Published 09/21/21
Mark and Zanandi (@ZaNandi on Twitter) discuss the 2020 horror comedy Freaky. Directed by Christopher Landon, and starring Kathryn Newton and Vince Vaughn, the movie focuses on what happens when a burly serial killer swaps bodies with a high school student. In this episode, they discuss tennis racket kills, mystical daggers, and kitchen fights. Enjoy!
Published 09/13/21
Mark and Norbert discuss the 1986 comic book adaptation Howard the Duck. Directed by Willard Huyck, and starring Lea Thompson and Tim Robbins, the movie focuses on what happens when a sassy duck is transported to earth, and has to battle a dark overlord. In this episode, they discuss Duckworld, George Lucas and practical stunts. Enjoy!
Published 09/07/21
Mark and John Leavengood (@MFFHorrorCorner on Twitter) discuss the Saw Franchise, which is made up of nine films, and lots of blood explosions. The franchise kicked off in 2004, with the James Wan directed Saw, and has since become a horror juggernaut that is surprisingly coherent and loaded with wild traps and loads of plot. In this episode, they talk about the evolution of the franchise, and the pettiness of Jigsaw. Enjoy!
Published 09/01/21
Mark and Victor Dandridge Jr. (AKA - The Hardest Working Man in Comcis - @VantageInHouse on Twitter) discuss the 2015 film The Visit. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan, and starring Ed Oxenbould, Olivia DeJonge, Deanna Dunagan and Peter McRobbie, the movie focuses on what happens when two teenagers spend a horrible week with their grandparents. In this episode, they talk about found footage movies, pineapple upside down cake, and the filmography of M. Night Shyamalan. Enjoy! Please make sure...
Published 08/26/21
Mark and Phil discuss the 2008 martial arts film Never Back Down. Directed by Jeff Wadlow, and starring Sean Faris, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet, Evan Peters, and Djimon Hounsou, the movie focuses on what happens when you move to Florida and make enemies with an A+ movie villain. In this episode, they discuss mixed martial arts, soundtracks, and why Ryan McCarthy (Cam Gigandet) is an A+ movie villain. Enjoy!
Published 08/21/21
Mark and DJ Valentine (@TryingToBeDJV on Twitter) discuss the final fight between Captain America (Chris Evans), The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) in the 2016 film Captain America: Civil War. It's a excellent brawl that features boot punching, bloody faces, and a sophisticated fight narrative. Make sure to follow DJ on Twitter, and check out the Simplistic Reviews Podcast.
Published 08/18/21
Mark and Megan discuss the 2021 superhero film The Suicide Squad. Directed by James Gunn, and starring Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, and Viola Davis, the movie focuses on a new(ish) group of villains embarking on a suicide mission that finds them battling a justifiably angry kaiju. In this episode, they discuss exploding heads, hallway fights, and likable characters. Enjoy!
Published 08/16/21
What's the ideal amount of teeth-to-body blood consumption in vampire films? Mark and Nick (@TheRehak) discuss Mark's recent data article that breaks down blood consumption in vampire cinema. Mark counted the seconds of teeth-to-body blood consumption in each, created four categories, and averaged the Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb numbers of the 82 movies to discover the ideal amount. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a random conversation about some very random data. Enjoy!
Published 08/12/21
Mark and Jay (of Deep Blue Sea - The Podcast) discuss the 1998 cult classic Deep Rising. Directed by Stephen Sommers, and starring Treat Williams, Famke Janssen, Kevin J. O'Connor, and Wes Studi, the movie focuses on what happens when a group of mercanaries battle an ancient sea beast aboard a luxury ocean liner. In this episode, they discuss lunkhead henchmen, shoe attacks, and why this movie deserves a large audience. Enjoy!
Published 08/10/21
Mark and David Cross (of the Award Wieners Movie Review Podcast) discuss the 2006 film Underworld: Evolution. Directed by Len Wiseman, and starring Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, and several cans of paint, the movie focuses on the continuing war between vampires and werewolves that was introduced in the 2003 film Underworld (listen to the episode!). In this episode, they discuss nonstop action, storage containers, and the excellence of Kate Beckinsale. Enjoy! Make sure to...
Published 08/05/21
Mark and Niall discuss 1992 visual effects bonanza Death Becomes Her. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, and starring Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn, Bruce Willis, and Isabella Rossellini, the film focuses on what happens after people consume an elixir that grants them immortality (a lot of shenanigans). In this episode, they talk about twisted heads, holes in stomachs, and wonderful visual effects. Enjoy!
Published 07/31/21
Mark and Erik discuss the 1993 cult classic Only the Strong. Directed by Sheldon Lettich, and starring Mark Dacascos, Stacey Travis, and Paco Christian Prieto, the movie focuses on a gang war that breaks out after a former green beret starts teaching capoeira to at-risk high school students. In this episode, they also talk about dance fighting, spin kicks, and the excellence of Mark Dacascos. Enjoy!
Published 07/26/21
Mark and Megan discuss the wonderfully violent final fight between Doug Glatt (Seann William Scott) and Ross Rhea (Liev Schreiber) in the 2011 film Goon. Enjoy!
Published 07/21/21
Mark, Phil, and Adam (of the Go Figure YouTube show) discuss the 2009 action film 12 Rounds. Directed by Renny Harlin (listen to Deep Blue Sea - The Podcast), and starring John Cena, Ashley Scott, and Aidan Gillen, the movie focuses on what happens when a super criminal sets up a wildly intricate revenge plan. In this episode, they discuss Renny Harlin, practical action scenes, and beautiful helicopter explosions. Enjoy!
Published 07/19/21
Mark and Megan talk about their favorite 2021 films (so far), and hand out random awards. The Random Awards are an MFF tradition, and since 2010 they've become a fan favorite because of their randomness, and ability to award films that normally aren't awarded. In this episode, they discuss talking crabs, pistachios, bathroom fights, and kitty bracelets. Enjoy!
Published 07/13/21
Mark and John (@MFFHorrorCorner on Twitter) discuss the 1989 film Tango & Cash. Directed by several people (seriously), and starring Kurt Russell, Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher, and Jack Palance. the movie focuses on two awesome cops becoming even more awesome. In this episode, they discuss prison breaks, sleeveless shirts, and villainous lairs. Enjoy!
Published 07/08/21
Mark and Nathan discuss the 1999 film Desert Heart (AKA Inferno), Directed by John G. Avildsen (Rocky, The Karate Kid), and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Pat Morita, Jaime Pressly, and Danny Trejo, the film focuses on what happens when a group of dumb people steal JCVD's motorcycle. In this episode, they discuss drunk acting, spin kicks, and movies with multiple titles.
Published 07/05/21
Mark and Norbert discuss the 1980 film Airplane!. Directed by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams, and starring Julie Hagerty, Robert Hays and Leslie Nielsen, the movie focuses on the hijinks aboard a Chicago bound airplane. In this episode, they discuss disco dancing, drinking problems, and the film's legacy. Enjoy!
Published 06/30/21
Mark is joined by Pete and Justin (of the Rambling Ramblers Podcast) to discuss the 2013 film The World's End. Directed by Edgar Wright, and starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Rosamund Pike, the film focuses on a pub crawl that goes horribly awry. In this episode, they talk about unnecessary elbow drops, failed pub crawls, and the Pauly Shore Cinematic Universe (PSCU). Make sure to follow The Rambling Ramblers on Twitter - @TRRMoviePodcast, and listen to the podcast wherever you listen to...
Published 06/24/21
Mark and David Cross (of the Award Wieners Movie Review Podcast) discuss the 2003 film Underworld. Directed by Len Wiseman, and starring Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Scott Speedman, and Bill Nighy, the movie focuses on a centuries old battle between surly werewolves and snotty vampires. In this episode, they talk about superhero landings, lounging vampires, and Billy Nighy putting a vampire/werewolf hybrid in a headlock. Enjoy!
Published 06/19/21
Mark and Lisa (@LisaPas220 on Twitter) discuss the 2019 film Brightburn. Directed by David Yarovesky, and starring Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, and Jackson A. Dunn, the film focuses on what happens when a space baby becomes a maniac preteen. In this episode, they discuss supervillains, blood explosions, and James Gunn produced movies. Enjoy!
Published 06/14/21
Mark and John discuss the 1994 horror film In the Mouth of Madness. Directed by John Carpenter, and starring Sam Neill, Julie Carmen and Charlton Heston, the movie focuses on what happens when people become too obsessed with a horror novelist. In this episode, they discuss gooey monsters, apocalypses, and Sam Neill's horror career. Enjoy!
Published 06/08/21
Mark and Zanandi (@ZaNandi on Twitter) discuss the excellent 2020 film The Wolf of Snow Hollow. Directed and written by Jim Cummings (watch Thunder Road now), and starring Riki Lindhome, Robert Forster, and Cummings, the movie focuses on what happens when a ski town in Utah is ravaged by brutal murders that take place when there is a full moon. In this episode, they discuss monologues, angry people, and the werewolf genre. Enjoy!
Published 06/03/21
Mark and Niall talk about the 1996 action classic The Rock. Directed by Michael Bay, and starring Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris, and Tony Todd, the movie focuses on what happens when an elite group of mercenaries come up against Nicolas Cage and Sean Connery. In this episode, they discuss car chases, classic lines, and Cage's epic action run in the 1990s. Enjoy!
Published 05/29/21