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Syndication

Mortal Kombat

Well it’s the final episode. We opened with Super Mario Bros; somewhere in the middle is the legendary Doom episode; Our 100th was Street Fighter; So to finish it off, we’re doing MORTAL KOMBAT.

For the finale, Rob is joined by co-host James Dugan and friend of the podcast Jeff Garceau to break down what is just nonsense.

Remakes begin @ 1hr 4mins: Dugan goes even more ridiculous; Jeff steals a plot from another movie; and Rob pitches his best remake ever.

Thanks for listening everybody!

Direct download: Mortal_Kombat.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 12:53pm EST
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LA Story

In the second to last episode, Rob is joined by Sarah Gitenstein and Jared Fernley to chat about the Steve Martin all genre movie LA STORY. We’re all over the place but it was delightful.

Remakes begin @ 38:30: Rob does some recasting; And Sarah and Jared have a main pitch with a 1A and maybe a 1B.

See Jared in the Amazon Original Series Patriot which should be out soon.

And go see Sarah's work as Assistant Director in Harvey at Court Theatre.

Direct download: LA_Story.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 9:24am EST
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Wolf of Wall Street

In the third to last episode, Rob welcomes back Andy Dierker and welcomes first time guest Dan MacAvoy. After doing a bunch of coke, tricking the wealthy out of their money, and just being terrible to everyone, the trio chats about the Martin Scorsese/ Leonardo DiCaprio love fest WOLF OF WALL STREET.

Remakes begin at 46:30: Andy takes the title literally; Rob pitches the college years; and Dan kicks up the weirdness and grotesques-ness.

Find Dan at next year’s Chriskindlmarkt and check out The Late 90s Wednesdays, 10:30pm at iO Chicago.

And as always, leave Andy alone.

Direct download: Wolf_of_Wall_Street.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 9:50am EST
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Event Horizon

This week, Rob is joined by Portland’s Favorite Brother Sister acting duo Julie and Neal Starbird to talk about one of the worst horror space movies ever: EVENT HORIZON. What a piece of crap.

Remakes begin at 43:30mins: Neal brings in a better director and Ron Perlman; Rob brings in some meddling kids; and Julie does her best to polish a turd.

Follow Julie on twitter @ juliestarbee and listen to her podcast (along with friend of the podcast Allison Shoemaker)  Podlander Drunkcast: an Outlander Podcast.

And if you find Neal’s cave, you win a prize!

Direct download: Event_Horizon_.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 11:21am EST
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The Last Starfighter

After years of playing a video game, Rob finally got recruit by some space aliens to help defend the galaxy. Luckily special guest David Dritsas and Keith Whipple were there to help along the way. Also, the trio talk about the movie that introduced CGI to the world THE LAST STARFIGHTER.

Remakes begin at 58mins: Rob uses another video game; David camps it up; and Keith goes contemporary.

See David in The Seven Year Itch at the Skokie Theatre in February.

See Keith over at at ComedySportz and if you have a play/piece/song/anything that has to do with the mental health field submit to the Create Arts Therapy. Find more information at itachicago.org

Direct download: The_Last_Star_Fighter.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 1:30am EST
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Field of Dreams

Rob and James heard a voice in the corn field that said 'If you set up microphones, Sean will come." They did, and special guest Sean Sullivan arrived to talk about the Costner hit FIELD OF DREAMS.

Remakes begin @ 58mins: Dugan switches the scandal and who hears what ; Rob brings in the Detroit Red Wings; And Sean lets some players have one last game.

Follow Sean on twitter @ ForYouKevin; You can also see some of his work in The Onion. Play the home game and try and guess which articles are his.

And PLEASE, someone tweet a picture at Dugan.

Direct download: Field_of_Dreams.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 10:07am EST
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Richie Rich

Rob and James open the Rich family vault and let special guest Liz Anderson pick whatever she wants. Also we talk about the Macaulay Culkin movie RICHIE RICH.

Remakes begin @ 49mins: Rob pitches a sequel of sorts; Dugan gives it a marvel spin; and Liz brings in Scorsese.

Follow Liz on twitter @ liesanderson; See Liz live with ComedySportz and Baby Wants Candy and go see The Ghosttrakkers Ruin Christmas on Dec 9th @ the Bughouse Theater, 10pm.

And please, someone tweet at Dugan.

Direct download: Richie_Rich.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 11:12am EST
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The Big Chill

Rob and James are joined by Jamison Webb to talk about shirts, Babe DVDs, how Kevin Kline should've played the candle stick in the new Beauty and the Beast movie, Pirates of Penzance and the Lawrence Kasdan film THE BIG CHILL

Remakes begin @ 1hr 4mins: it's a hard movie to remake. We all just pitched new casts

Follow Jamison on twitter @ jamisonwebb and check him out in The Second City’s 105th Mainstage Revue

Direct download: The_Big_Chill.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 2:12am EST
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Teen Wolf

To borrow a term from another podcast, it's a Solo-Bolo Two-Duo on Remake this week: Rob sits down with Kevin Lambert to chat about the Michael J Fox film TEEN WOLF

Remakes begin @ 47mins: Rob pumps up the scares and Kevin pitches three, yes three, remakes.

Follow Kevin on twitter @ notnotkevinl and see Kevin live on stage with Waltzing Mechanics El Stories: Holiday Train edition. 

Direct download: Teen_Wolf.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 1:47am EST
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JAWS 3D

Grab your skis, shark repellant, and Sea World Day pass causes Rob, James, and special guest Steven Tobiasz as we chat about the unnecessary sequel JAWS 3D

REMAKES begin @ 58:30: James throws in some animation; Rob borrows from a film about dinosaurs; and Steven starts breeding sharks.

Follow Steven on twitter @ steventobiaz and see him live on stage with the Harold Team Cadaver at iO Chicago.

Follow Dugan on twitter @ DuganItRight and, as always, see Lil Tooties, a Harold Team, also at iO Chicago.

Direct download: Jaws_3-D.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 12:39am EST
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