Team B #6: Escape from New York

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Ultra cool grouch and Hideo Kojima love interest Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) has twenty four hours to rescue the President of the United States from the world’s largest maximum security prison, New York City.  Tune in to find out whether Snake is a bad enough dude to save the president as BLT Team B check out John Carpenter’s cult classic Escape from New York (1981).

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#68: Pacific Rim

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We’re kicking off our series of listener requests with Guillermo Del Toro’s love letter to the Kaiju and Mecha genres: Pacific Rim – so, tune in, enter the drift with us, and let’s cancel the apocalypse!

Review (17:14)

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Team B #5: Color Out of Space

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BLT Team B review Color Out of Space, writer-director Richard Stanley’s new film adaptation of the classic H.P. Lovecraft horror short story, featuring the latest and greatest advancements in CAGE RAGE™ technology.

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#67: Terminator 2: Judgement Day

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TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY.    That’s it.  That’s the blurb.

Review (43:13)

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#66: The Prodigal Son (1981)

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Special guest Nate Ming joins the Blade Licking Thieves to talk about one of his all time favorite martial arts films, The Prodigal Son (1981), an action comedy romp featuring the mega talents of Yuen Biao, Sammo Hung, Lam Ching-ying, and Frankie Chan.

Review (36:08)

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#65: The Dagger of Kamui

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We chat about the 3-D anime, centered around 1990s arcade nostalgia, Hi Score Girl.  Argue the merits of the Berserk anime before a court of law.  Sally forth into the whimsical world of slimes, heroes, and dragons with the launch of Dragon Quest Your Story.  And, finally, review a hidden gem from 1985, Rintaro’s tragically underappreciated ninja epic: The Dagger of Kamui.

Review (46:10)

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#64: Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time

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We spend an hour talking Tezuka’s Phoenix, Sega’s Yakuza series, and too-horny-for-TheHeat-mecha-show Godannar, among other things, before breaking into our review of director Yoon Jong-bing’s Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Game (2012), which chronicles the rise and fall of two South Korean gangsters (Choi Min-Sik and Ha Jung-woo) during the 80’s and 90’s.

Review (1:03:22)

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Team B #4: Maniac Cop

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BLT Team B review the 80s slasher cult classic, Maniac Cop, starring always a treat Bruce Campbell and man with a huge face Robert Z’Dar!

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