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: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...
S:2 EP:6 - Batman Returns (1992)
Josh and Zak talk about the Sequel Batman Returns 1992
The monstrous Penguin (Danny DeVito), who lives in the sewers beneath Gotham, joins up with wicked shock-headed businessman Max Shreck (Christopher Walken) to topple the Batman (Michael Keaton) once and for all. But when Shreck's timid assistant, Selina Kyle (Michelle Pfeiffer), finds out, and Shreck tries to kill her, she is transformed into the sexy Catwoman. She teams up with the Penguin and Shreck to destroy Batman, but sparks fly unexpectedly when she confronts the caped crusader.
S:2 EP: 5 - Double Feature: Home Alone (1990) & Home Alone 2 (1992)
Josh and Zak tackle two Christmas classics!!!
Home Alone (1990)
Kevin is an 8-year-old who, through a series of mishaps, is left behind when his large family flies to Paris for the holidays. Blissful at having the house to himself, he's soon interrupted by bickering home invaders Harry and Marv, and he'll need all his smarts to outwit them.
Home Alone 2 Lost in New York (1992)
Kevin, the precocious protagonist, is back a year later as he accidentally boards the wrong plane on a family trip to Florida. His new destination: New York City. There he encounters his old nemeses, thieves Harry and Marv, and must foil their plan for a huge Christmas Eve toy store heist.
S:2 EP:4 - Commando (1985)
Josh and Zak are Back!!! New Studio!! They kick off the new space with Commando from 1985!
Retired Special Forces soldier John Matrix (Arnold Schwarzenegger) lives with daughter Jenny (Alyssa Milano) in isolation, but his privacy is disturbed by former commander Franklin Kirby (James Olson), who warns him that his fellow soldiers are getting killed one by one. After Kirby leaves, Jenny is kidnapped by former Latin American dictator Arius (Dan Hedaya), who wants Matrix to restore him to power. Instead, Matrix sets out to take down the rogue leader and rescue his daughter.
S:2 EP:3 - Pleasantville (1998)
Josh, Zak and Special Guest Jay discuss this amazing film!
Impressed by high school student David's (Tobey Maguire) devotion to a 1950s family TV show, a mysterious television repairman (Don Knotts) provides him with a means to escape into the black-and-white program with his sister, Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon). While David initially takes to the simplistic, corny world of the show, Jennifer sets about jolting the characters with doses of reality that unexpectedly bring a little color into their drab existence.
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