7 episodes

Matt Patterson, D.W. Ferranti and Senior Vice Intern Kelsie Milburn discuss the latest obscure movie and TV releases along with news, reviews, and interviews focusing on films and TV, sci-fi, horror, film noir, cult, animation, and other rarities culled from around the world.

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Matt Patterson, D.W. Ferranti and Senior Vice Intern Kelsie Milburn discuss the latest obscure movie and TV releases along with news, reviews, and interviews focusing on films and TV, sci-fi, horror, film noir, cult, animation, and other rarities culled from around the world.

    The Home Video Museum's Ephemera From the Vault

    The Home Video Museum's Ephemera From the Vault

    It's Christmas in September as Matt, Kelsie and DW interview Bret Berg, the Creative Director of the Museum of Home Video on their quest to create something new from the depths of the video vault. What kind of stuff? Old commercials. TV specials. Promos. The kinds of things that people kind of forgot about. Bret walks us through a few of his complications including "200 Christmases in 2 Minutes" - an assemblage of every time the word "Christmas" is uttered in the 1994 Beverly Hills 90210 Christmas Special. Every week, join Bret and his multi-talented cohorts as they present a live streaming cabaret of found footage at museumofhomevideo.com

    • 57 min
    Reflections on Collecting and Lesser Holiday Evils

    Reflections on Collecting and Lesser Holiday Evils

    Matt and DW pontificate the Secrets of Home Entertainment with Heath Holland of Cereal at Midnight. First, they delve into the philosophy of Collecting Physical Media, the early horror soap Dark Shadows' DVD Box Set shaped like a coffin, Canon Film's New Year's Evil on Blu-ray along with endless digressions on things like NFTs, man's inhumanity to man, and Matt's terrible business idea that inspired him to buy a box of broken Palm Pilots.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    What is Cinecon?

    What is Cinecon?

    Matt interviews Bryan Cooper of the Hollywood Heritage Museum about their upcoming classic film festival, Cinecon and why - with the proper precautions - it's a great time to return to live events. Unlike other Hollywood Classic Film fests, Cinecon focuses on rarities like Silent Films, video jukebox shorts, kinecon, along with pioneering special guests. This year, Cinecon will be taking place Labor Day Weekend at the Hollywood Legion Theater with tickets still available at cinecon.org. DW remains uncharacteristically quiet since his audio goes out while traveling on a cross-country train.

    • 36 min
    Stalking the Night

    Stalking the Night

    Kelsie, Matt and Dan discuss the classic supernatural TV series' deluxe NIGHT STALKER (1974) Blu-ray and the show's long shadow on modern TV, the many alternate endings of Sam Rami's horror sequel ARMY OF DARKNESS (1990), the VHS-only privileged-human-hunter thriller OPEN SEASON (1974) starring Peter Fonda, why the Supreme Court's 1990 Abend ruling affects what gets released from the vault, and a story about how one of the guys' dogs stuck their nose directly in the crotch of a certain star of Godfather III. Twice.

    • 54 min
    Just Say Killdozer

    Just Say Killdozer

    Director Noah Mucci joins the guys for a very special all-star episode! We start off talking to Noah about his new Sci-Fi indie feature LUNAMANCER (2021) currently on the festival circuit before quizzing him on his quest to see every James Bond Movie for the very first time - in backward chronological order! After that, we delve into Kino Lorber's special-feature packed blu-ray of the Sci-Fi TV movie KILLDOZER (1974) starring Clint Walker (Cheyenne), produced by Herbert F. Solow (Star Trek) and based on a 1944 novella by SF Hall of Fame writer Theodore Sturgeon (Star Trek). How do you top that? How about a discussion on the VHS-only better-than-you’d-expect anti-drug masterpiece, CARTOON ALL-STARS TO THE RESCUE (1990) featuring an animated Alf, the Chipmunks, Garfield, Bugs Bunny, Daffy, the Smurfs, the Muppet Babies, Huey, Dewy, Louie, Michelangelo, Pooh, a genuinely terrifying George C. Scott, a musical number written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast) and a special appearance by President George Bush, Barbara Bush and Millie the First Dog.

    • 49 min
    In Search of the Otherworld

    In Search of the Otherworld

    Filmmaker David Weiner answers all our questions about In Search of Tomorrow, his brand new comprehensive five-hour documentary about 80s SciFi movies. Then we make a wrong turn in the Great Pyramid of Egypt and wind up in the 8 episode network TV obscurity Otherworld (1985), starring Breaking Bad's Jonathan Banks. Afterward, we touch on Lon Chaney's lost horror silent, London After Midnight (1927), and its impact on fandom before wrapping things up with a listener's question about an early TV show none of us ever heard of!

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Hawaii Harry ,

Great podcast!

If you are a fan of lost films like London after Midnight, or discussions on forgotten TV movies from the 1970s, then this podcast is just for you!

Highly recommend you listen to Matt and Dan. They’ve got some great insights from their years of working at Warner Archive and from being fans of movies their whole lives.
Kelsey is a great moderator, and is a great liaison for both average movie goer and the die hard cinephile.

Trey@Wishcraft ,

Funny!

Come for the archive material, stay for the jokes… and the burps.

This is my favorite Warner Archive podcast (of 2022)!

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