On Duckin' the Usher, Josh and Zak will discuss movies you wanted to see... but did not pay to view at the theater. Ranging from cult classics, sleeper hits, total flops, and the hidden gems that you may have forgotten existed at all! We delve into the facts, troubles, and triumphs of the production while - hopefully - providing the listener an entertaining, educated, and enlightened experience as we take you on a roller-coaster of nostalgia.
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S:2 EP:11 - The Last Dragon (1985)
Zak and Josh Discuss a Film that is the essential 80's kung-fu film
Leroy Green (Taimak), a young martial artist living in New York City, trains tirelessly to attain the same level of mastery as the great Bruce Lee. One night, his life changes forever when he rescues television personality Laura Charles (Vanity) from evil businessman Eddie Arkadian (Chris Murney). Impressed by Leroy's bravery, Laura falls for Leroy -- but to keep her safe, he will have to defeat a gang leader named Sho'nuff (Julius J. Carry III), the self-styled Shogun of Harlem.
Duck Dive # 2
Fish and Zak Answer questions on Facebook live as they do the second Duck Dive!
S:2 EP:10 - Big Bully (1996)
Zak and Josh discuss Big Bully from 1996!
David Leary (Rick Moranis) returns to Hastings, Minn., the childhood home town he was happy to escape years ago. But when David, now a writer and single father, takes a teaching position at his old school, he's a kid again, tormented by the very same bully, Fang (Tom Arnold), who made his school days a living hell. The two men instantly assume their old roles of victim and tormentor. But, when their sons start continuing the abuse, the men may finally have to grow up.
S:2 EP:9 - Rubin & Ed (1991)
Zak, Josh and Megan ( Josh's Wife ) Discuss a forgotten Film Rubin and ED! Also a Bonus interview With Director Trent Harris!
Plot : It is about an eccentric, unsociable young man who is forced by his mother to make some friends before she'll return his stereo to him. He is joined on a trip through a desert by a pyramid scheme salesman, to assist in finding a location to bury a frozen cat.
Visit Trent Harris's Website at http://www.echocave.net/ (Trent Harris Films (echocave.net))
S:2 EP:8 - The Holy Mountain (1973)
Zak, Josh and Guest Jay discuss the absurdist/Art House film The Holy Mountain (1973)
A Mexican master (Alexandro Jodorowsky) leads a Christ figure (Horacio Salinas) and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men.
The Holy Mountain (Spanish: La montaña sagrada) is a 1973 Mexican surreal-fantasy film directed, written, produced, co-scored, co-edited by and starring Alejandro Jodorowsky, who also participated as a set designer and costume designer on the film. The film was produced by the Beatles manager Allen Klein of ABKCO Music and Records, after Jodorowsky scored an underground phenomenon with El Topo and the acclaim of both John Lennon and George Harrison (Lennon and Yoko Ono put up production money). It was shown at various international film festivals in 1973, including Cannes, and limited screenings in New York and San Francisco.- Wikipedia
S:2 EP: 7 - Starship Troopers (1997)
Josh and Zak with special guest Jay Wethington talk about Starship Troopers 1997
In the distant future, the Earth is at war with a race of giant alien insects. Little is known about the Bugs except that they are intent on the eradication of all human life. But there was a time before the war... A Mobile Infantry travels to distant alien planets to take the war to the Bugs. They are a ruthless enemy with only one mission: Survival of their species no matter what the cost...
The guys do an amazing job at giving you the whole story in, around and behind each film they discuss. They dissect films in a way that make you want to watch some that might even be turds. I’ve added plenty to my watch list from this podcast and have gladly joined their Patreon. Keep it goin’ fellas!
Definitely a blast
I love ducking the usher it is such a clever title but they are more than that! They are fun and knowledgeable about the movies! I love the deep dives. Finding out the guy behind the blade runner sets did super Mario is great! So much fun couldn’t recommend more
Loving the podcast friend of zaks by the way