Junkfood Cinema

Cargill and I continue our journey through underrated horror sequels and end up in Haddonfield on the night HE came home...again!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 11:08pm EDT

Brian and Cargill begin their celebration of their favorite horror sequels with the meta-as-hell Wes Craven's New Nightmare. Don't let them catch you sleeping!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:02am EDT

Brian and Cargill take you on a magical road trip replete with colorful characters, scenic weirdness, and a couple of unlikely prophets!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT

Cargill takes over JFC and begins his random movie selections by explaining why he does blackflips for the gymnastics comedy Stick It!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT

Welcome to the wasteland. Millions of movies living in the ruin of taste. Only one thing fighting for order in the chaos: Junkfood Cinema.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 10:54pm EDT

Brian and Cargill are back with the sky-swashbuckling period superhero flick The Rocketeer. This exciting pulp-pourri features a stellar cast and crew, amazing specifity of references, and is possibly the best Howard Hughes biopic of all time. Sorry, Scorsese!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 1:04am EDT

The last call of Brian and Cargill's exploration of single-night flicks is the darkly excellent, woefully underappreciated Scorsese comedy After Hours!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 10:46pm EDT

Continuing their tireless exploration of single-night movies, Brian and Cargill encourage you to survive Judgment Night! An amazing cast and stellar score elevate what could have otherwise been written off as the bro-iest movie of all time!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 9:02pm EDT

Check your bedtime at the door, because this month Junkfood Cinema is celebrating those movies that take place over the course of one long evening. First up, we accompany Elizabeth Shue on her Adventures in Babysitting!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 1:13am EDT

Brian and Cargill turn in their badges and guns as they close the book on Buddy Cop July with the weird, offensive, and somehow wholly fantastic Freebie and the Bean!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT

Brian & Cargill run their mouths about the unlawfully good Running Scared as Buddy Cop July continues!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:25am EDT

Brian and Cargill continue Buddy Cop Month! Their adventures take them outside of anyone's jurisdiction as they chase alien drug dealers with Dolph Lundgren in I Come in Peace!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

Brian & Cargill kick off Buddy Cop July with a live preformance at CONvergence in Minneapolis! It's live so...things may get more absurd than Jack Palance!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 3:40pm EDT

Brian and Cargill end Junkfood Summer School with a graduate course on one of the most bizarre teen comedies of the 80s: The Last American Virgin.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:05am EDT

Brian and Cargill lead this month's Junkfood Summer School on a field trip to the super excellent Sky High!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:26am EDT

Class is back in session as Brian and Cargill teach you a dozen things they love about 10 Things I Hate About You

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:10am EDT

It may be June, but Brian & Cargill are headed back to school! All month long, they'll learn ya all about some of their favorite teen comedies!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 11:42pm EDT

Brian and Cargill travel back, or rather forward, in time to do battle with the magnificently insane sci-fi sword-and-sandal flick Yor, The Hunter from the Future!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 10:44pm EDT

Start spreadin' the news! Cargill & I are finally talking about one of our all time favorite movies: John Carpenter's Escape from New York!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 1:35am EDT

Brian and Cargill push their sleeves up and dig into Michael Mann's director's cut of Miami Vice. They chew on the differences in the two versions and try to digest the possibility that it might be the last great Mann film.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:52am EDT

Setting aside their usual M.O. of monthly themes, Brian & Cargill pick some of their favorite random cult and exploitation flicks on which to wax way more poetic than the FDA could possibly approve. This week, they herald the violent, and violently maligned Punisher: War Zone

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 1:13am EDT

Finishing up their Modern Junkfood Masters series, Brian & Cargill explore the career and meteoric rise of James Wan. They also reveal how Wan's takeover of the Fast & Furious franchise was prophesied by his very first film.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 9:49pm EDT

Brian and Cargill head to South America to herald their latest Modern Junkfood Masters. Marko Zaror and Ernesto Diaz Espinoza are Chilean the smackdown on genre cinema!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 11:17pm EDT

Brian and Cargill continue to spotlight those up-and-coming genre filmmakers destined to be Junkfood Cinema legends. This week, Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett the director and writer, respectively of You're Next and The Guest.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:02am EDT

For the month of April, Brian & Cargill will be investigating those up-and-coming genre filmmakers destined to one day be JFC legends. First up, Adam Green (Hatchet) & Joe Lynch (Knights of Badassdom)!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:11am EDT

To wrap up their March Madness series, Brian and Cargill discuss William Peter Blatty's The Ninth Configuration; the greatest movie ever to be produced by a soda company.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 1:50am EDT

This week, Brian and Cargill compare and contrast George A. Romero's The Crazies with its 2010 remake. They pit these two visions of apocalyptic insanity head to severed head, and the results may surprise you.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT

March Madness is still afflicting Brian and Cargill as they continue their exploration of their favorite maniacs, madmen, and lunatics in film. This week, they savor Terry Gilliam's insanely excellent Twelve Monkey's

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 3:34am EDT

For the second entry in their March Madness series, Brian and Cargill examine the film that pits macho (Charles Bronson) against maniac (naked serial killer): 10 to Midnight.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 5:27am EDT

Brian and Cargill begin a new curated series entitled March Madness. First up during this month-long exploration of their favorite cinematic loons, kooks, and/or whackjobs: Alone in the Dark (1982).

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 4:53am EDT

Closing out their month-long celebration of their favorite black character actors, Brian & Cargill wax nerdy about the great Delroy Lindo. Click to download this episode that will take you from the core of the Earth to a jaunt across parallel universes!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 1:09am EDT

This week, Brian & Cargill drop some F-bombs with the incomparable Samuel L. Jackson. Sure, you know the man, but in his long career of character roles, there are bound to be a few flicks that you missed.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:56am EDT

Brian & Cargill continue their celebration of their favorite black character actors. This time around, they truck across 110th street to sing the praises of the great Yaphet Kotto!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 5:20am EDT

Brian and Cargill begin their month-long celebration of their favorite black character actors. First up, a man whose talent is so stellar that he is literally The Brother from Another Planet: Joe Morton.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 10:31am EDT

In the grand finale of their Debut Films series, Brian and Cargill don their best black suits, gather at the Junkfood Diner, and discuss the cultural and cinematic impact of Quentin Tarantino's explosive first film: Reservoir Dogs.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 3:23am EDT

Cargill and Brian step back into the ring and go a few more rounds with another prominent director's first film: Walter Hill's Hard Times.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 3:28am EDT

Continuing on their exploration of first films from prominent directors, Brian & Cargill steal a little of your time to talk about Michael Mann's Thief.

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 3:45am EDT

For the first JFC of 2015, Brian and Cargill begin a month-long series on the first feature films of some of the world's most celebrated directors. First up, John McTiernan's Nomads!

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Category:cult movies -- posted at: 2:10am EDT