25 episodes

Every month, Dustin and Nik rip the Scarlet Letter off some unfairly maligned movies and salvage them from the discount dump bin of cinema history. From Howard the Duck to Waterworld, Masters of the Universe to Grease 2, Cherry Bombs is an unironic celebration of the outcast movies we love. Subscribe today and never apologize again for the movies you love!

Cherry Bombs - The Underappreciated Movies Podcast Dustin & Nik

    • TV & Film
    • 4.7 • 13 Ratings

Every month, Dustin and Nik rip the Scarlet Letter off some unfairly maligned movies and salvage them from the discount dump bin of cinema history. From Howard the Duck to Waterworld, Masters of the Universe to Grease 2, Cherry Bombs is an unironic celebration of the outcast movies we love. Subscribe today and never apologize again for the movies you love!

    Return of the Cinema

    Return of the Cinema

    This month we're joined by friends from around the world to herald the return of movie theaters! We'll share our best theater going cine-memories, from the first film we ever saw on the big screen to our worst date movies, from all day marathons to the thrill of sneaking into R-rated features. We'll share stories of the experiences that moved us, made us laugh, cry, or even walk out.  We'll remember our favorite cinemas, listen back to our first movie "podcast" tape from 1987, attempt to understand Nik's bizarre concession habits and recall that time we sat in the dark eating popcorn next to Terry Gilliam and Michael Bolton. Join us as we celebrate these sacred temples of cinema and remind ourselves why the theater experience is still so essential. It's time to get fully vaxxed and GO to the movies!

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Trekkies Interview with Director Roger Nygard

    Trekkies Interview with Director Roger Nygard

    For the final episode of our Trek Trilogy, we're honored to be joined by Trekkies director Roger Nygard! The filmmaker responsible for our favorite documentary takes us behind the scenes of Trekkies and its sequel to reveal the origins of Gabriel Koerner, Spiner Femme, The Filker and more and answers obscure questions no one's been obsessive enough to ask until now! Put on your Starfleet best and join us for this fascinating discussion! Stay updated on Trekkies news and explore Roger's other work at rogernygard.com.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Trekkies (Commentary)

    Trekkies (Commentary)

    On this special bonus episode, club captain and Garak impersonator Dustin and Spiner Femme Nik talk trek and watch the most important documentary ever made, Trekkies! We'll filk with a busted drag queen, eat Big Mac value meals with Klingons, get a root canal from a Federation dentist, ship Kirk/Spock and admire some fledgling opticals. Join us as we celebrate the most extreme, dedicated and delightful fans in the galaxy. And please remember there is still no vaccine for the Q Virus.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Star Trek 5 The Final Frontier

    Star Trek 5 The Final Frontier

    This month Dustin & Nik share their love for Star Trek 5 and gain strength from the sharing! Join us for deep existential thoughts on religion, spirituality and the meaning of life, the timely dangers of cult leaders, the trendsetting fashion of McCoy's ascot and the tactical uses of an elderly striptease. Then we'll breakdown the notorious in-costume Trek 5 press conference featuring miscued music, mortified Nimoy, "the gentleman who plays Chekov" and some nasty ass green Champagne. Go where no one has gone before as we celebrate the most maligned and underrated Trek of them all! And mind the overhead beam. 
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    • 2 hr 12 min
    The Saturday Morning Podcast Crossover

    The Saturday Morning Podcast Crossover

    This month Cherry Bombs and The Saturday Morning Podcast team up for two episodes! First, host Christopher Jay joins us here to discuss the best and weirdest cartoons adapted from movies. Then head over to The Saturday Morning Podcast where we'll discuss the films we wish had been turned into animated series' but never were. Pour a giant bowl of sugar-packed cereal and settle in for the ultimate block of retro animation love!

    • 42 min
    Masters of the Universe

    Masters of the Universe

    This month He-Man holds the cosmic key to our hearts as we celebrate Cannon Films' magnum opus Masters of the Universe! Join us as we marvel at the investigative skills of Detective Lubic, discover the contents of a Cannon Films Happy Meal and gush over this absolutely essential Cherry Bomb. Pile into Billy Barty's pink Cadillac, crank up the Japanese synthesizer and teleport to our favorite toy to movie adaptation ever made. Good journey!

    • 1 hr 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

ChristopherJay76 ,

ChristopherJay76

I love this podcast. Two friends talking about less than loved movies, just like me and my friends used to do back in the day. Every episode is worth a listen for their special takes on movies like "The Abyss" and "Howard the Duck". Don't just limit it to the movies, "The Art of the Movie Slap" and their defense about physical media might sound like a reason to hit the skip button, but it is WORTH THE TIME.

Savoia_S.21 ,

My Favorite New Podcast

I love hearing Dustin and Nik review these diamonds in the rough. Guilty pleasures? No more! It’s wonderful to hear the backgrounds and stories about movies that were panned or flopped despite being great for what they are. Great care is taken with each episode and the awesome trailers ratchet up the excitement before the next one drops.

Feistynoms ,

a person

Great show! Lots of fun info and interesting facts you probably didn't know about movies that you absolutely should see if you haven't already. 10/10, I listen all the time.

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