Junkfood Cinema (cult movies)

In his 2009 fantastical opus, Terry Gilliam proved the maxim of his titular character, "you can't stop a story being told." Where any other filmmaker would see the tragic death of his star before the end of filming as a sign to close production, Gilliam enlisted some of Heath Ledger's closest friends to complete the movie and give it a bold new identity. Brian and Cargill step through the mirror and delve into the philosophical wizardry contained in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus!

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_113.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 12:28pm EDT

It's time to crank your organs with Dr. Phibes, Junkions! Continuing our newly-dubbed Mr. Doctor series, we are getting abominable this truly unique piece of drive-in horror. The Abominable Dr. Phibes is as interesting as it is goofy and may have just inspired the likes of Seven and Saw.

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_112.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

In honor of the release of Doctor Strange, co-written by our own co-host Cargilll, the guys, including special guest Jeremy Stomberg, are spellbound by the 1992 unlicensed attempt at bringing this character to the screen. It's Full Moon Features' magically plagiaristic Doctor Mordrid!

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_111.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 1:32am EDT

Brian and Cargill get beautifully haunted by the kids of The Orphanage! One of the most beautiful, eerie, and gloriously heartbreaking horror films ever made and if you weren't afraid of children before...

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_110.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

As our Festival of Fear continues, we slice our way through the fantastically meaty Der Samurai. What happens when people deny their primal urges and try to ignore the wolf at the door? Thank god Germany is here to answer those questions for us! Also, listen to the end for the lengthiest and most absurd food conversation this Junkfood podcast has yet seen! 

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_109.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 4:01pm EDT

Brian and Cargill go kill-crazy with Luke Evans in a WWE-produced horror film that, against all odds, doesn't suck! Listen, but don't bother trying to survive. No One Lives!

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_108.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

Kicking off the 2016 Festival of Fear, an exploration of festival-discovered horror, Brian and Cargill slap on their anklets and attend a terrifying (and court ordered) homecoming with the New Zealand horror comedy Housebound!

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_107.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 11:45pm EDT

For this last head-kicking One Junky Summer entry, Brian and Cargill head to Okinawa with Daniel-san and Mr. Miyagi to discover why The Karate Kid Part II isn't simply the best film of its franchise, but a movie that fights for the honor of sequels.

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_106.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 11:40pm EDT

One shall stand, one shall fall...and then we also have a special guest! Professor Jeff from RageSelect.com joins the leadership matrix of Brian and Cargill to discuss the impossibly dark Transformers: The Movie. With a rocking soundtrack and a staggering amount of brutal deaths to popular characters, this film was going to be made...no matter the cost.

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_105.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 2:35pm EDT

As summer fades into fall, and the Halloween season, Brian and Cargill prove their metal by rocking out to the obscure, but fantastic, 1986 horror flick Trick or Treat!

Direct download: Junkfood_Cinema_Episode_104.mp3
Category:cult movies -- posted at: 5:09pm EDT