The Blob + Mars Attacks

The Blob + Mars Attacks
Podcast: Double Feature
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Double Feature sci-fi day, featuring…two David Cronenberg cinematographers or something. Rob Zombie's The Blob. Chuck Russell's The Blob. ...

Posted February 23, 2012
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 4

Episode Notes

Double Feature sci-fi day, featuring…two David Cronenberg cinematographers or something. Rob Zombie’s The Blob. Chuck Russell’s The Blob. Mark Irwin. The rebellious youth! Sleigh Bells 2010 album Treats. How critics and mothers responded to slashers in the 80s. Garden Till Massacre. Why Eric is in love with the character of The Blob. Eavesdropping on exposition. The Evil Hazmat Team. Leaving somewhere to go. Peter Suschitzky. Danny Elfman returns. Damon Albarn and DRC. Michael J Fox, Pierce Brosnan, Glenn Close and ten other names you haven’t seen in fifteen years. Obvious similarities and obvious differences between Mars Attacks and Edward D Wood Jr movies. Mars Attacks trading cards. Stop motion and all that could have been.

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The Blob

The Blob


Released: August 5, 1988
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Director: Chuck Russell
Writer: Theodore Simonson, Kay Linaker
Starring: Shawnee Smith, Kevin DIllon, Donovan Leitch, Jeffrey DeMunn

A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

Mars Attacks

Mars Attacks


Released: December 13, 1996
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Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Jonathan Gems
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan

The Earth is invaded by Martians with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor.

 
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