96 episodes

An amused second look at movies and culture from the last century.

Back to the Balcony Jim Ordowich

    • TV & Film
    • 3.0 • 2 Ratings

An amused second look at movies and culture from the last century.

    Back to the Future (1985)

    Back to the Future (1985)

    Guest host Joal Van Vliet mercilessly grills a surprise guest on what makes Back to the Future so bad. Turns out he's out of his mind.  Give a listen and see if you don't agree.

    • 52 min
    Howard The Duck (1986)

    Howard The Duck (1986)

    Ryan Sim provides a vigorous defence of the movie Howard the Duck while admitting he fell asleep three times while watching it. He also demonstrates an appalling ignorance of pop culture when he admits to not knowing who H. R. Pufnstuf is. 

    • 42 min
    Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

    Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

    A weird movie that enjoyed a vogue in the seventies and eventually spawned the beloved Airplane! Guest Mario Bernardi keeps saying he didn't like it but he keeps finding moments to enjoy. Jimmy revels in it.

    • 43 min
    An American Werewolf in London (1981)

    An American Werewolf in London (1981)

    Guest Mitch McBeaudry takes a $25,000 film school education and tries to explain why An American Werewolf in London is a great movie. Jimmy restrains himself from suggesting he's owed a refund.

    • 47 min
    The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976)

    The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976)

    Mario Bernardi brings The Man Who Fell to Earth - a movie he saw on first release but which he remembers virtually nothing. But something spoke to him this time. It spoke to Jimmy too and he wanted to turn on something else.

    • 47 min
    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

    Now would could be wrong with a great movie like this? A lot, surprisingly - but is it still entertaining once the band-aids come off (that's a great mummy pun - too bad there isn't a mummy in the movie)? Give a listen and be the judge.

    • 47 min

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Entertaining Romp Through 60s-70s Cinema

Host Jim, with Engineer Phil and guest, discuss films from the 1960s and 1970s. They cover all genres comprising classic and not-so-classic movies. While I don't always agree with their assessment, I do find the discussions entertaining. If you like this era of movies, or want to learn more about them, give Back to the Balcony a listen.

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