#75: Chasing the Dragon (2017)

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We review the 2017 Hong Kong gangster film, Chasing the Dragon,  the story of the rise and fall of Hong Kong’s most notorious gangster “Crippled Ho” (Donnie Yen) and his unlikely partnership with Police Detective Lee Rock (Andy Lau) during the cities’ most turbulent and lawless decades, the 1960s and 1970s, during the height of the heroin trade.

Timestamps:

  • [00:00] Tenchi Universe, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Star Wars: Visions
  • [50:27] Chasing the Dragon (2017) Review
  • [2:14:25] Twitter Questions

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#74: One Cut of the Dead

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We review the ingenious horror / comedy One Cut of the Dead from Japanese filmmaker Shinichiro Ueda.

Timestamps:

  • [00:00] Dragon Quest Dai and Cowboy Bebop Live Action
  • [58:27] One Cut of the Dead Review
  • [2:02:30] Twitter Questions

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Team B #11: The Lair of the White Worm (1988)

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BLT Team B review British filmmaker Ken Russell’s horror / comedy cult classic, The Lair of the White Worm (1988), starring a young Hugh Grant, Peter Capaldi of Dr. Who, and the provocatively bewitching Amanda Donohue.

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#73: PROMARE

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After the hell year that was 2020, the Thieves are at long last back on the couch together!  We catch up by chatting about the zaniness that is Record of Ragnarok and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 5, discuss Heat’s ongoing mission to ruin movies watch a new movie every day and how that’s been going, bum ourselves out with a double dose of sad news items, and finally give our thoughts on Studio Trigger and Hiroyuki Imaishi’s first feature film, the loud, energetic, and joyously colorful, 3DCG/2D hybrid from – can you believe it? – the year 2019: PROMARE.

Timestamps:

  • [00:00] Intro + We’ve Been Watching
  • [43:28] News
  • [1:04:22] Review

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Team B #10: The Secret of Nimh

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BLT Team B review animator Don Bluth’s directorial debut, the cult-classic, animated feature film: The Secret of NIMH (1982).

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#72: Zeiram & Zeiram 2

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Special guest David Bednar (@ykarps) joins us on the show to chat about two of his favorite ’90s Tokusatsu films, the action filled, science fiction cult classics, Zeiram and Zeiram 2, from the creative mind of artist / director Keita Amemiya.  

Timestamps:

  • [00:00] Intro + What We’ve Been Watching: Violet Evergarden, Alita, Cyber Punk Movies, One Piece, Golden Kamuy
  • [43:17] Zeiram
  • [1:23:10] Zeiram 2

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#71: Infini-T Force: Farewell, Friend

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Classic Tatsunoko super heroes return in this cross dimensional, team up film follow up to the 2017 CG animated Infini-T Force series by Tatsunoko and Digital Frontier studios. Tune in for the full review of Infini-T Force: Farewell, Friend!

Review (54:50)

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Team B #9: Jack Frost (The Slasher Film)

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Not satisfied with reviewing just one Jack Frost movie this season — oh no, not this Christmas buster! — the Team B crew had to go and review two of them. For your listening pleasure, here’s Jack Frost (1997) a.k.a. the snowman slasher film.

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