Archive for Aliens

Dollman (1991) brings back the triple threat of Tim Thomerson, Charles Band, and Albert Pyun in the story of a hard-boiled alien cop who happens to be the size of a doll when he crash lands on earth. Can he stop a ruthless group of gangbangers led by Jackie Earle Haley and the disembodied doll-sized head of the criminal he was chasing?

In the second half it’s time for our annual GOLDEN JOX AWARDS! We tell you our favorite movies of the year for 2016 in what becomes a super-sized second half. Enjoy!

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Apr
15

BMFcast320 – Press Space To Jason

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The Ice Pirates (1984) marks a space classic unseen since the childhoods of some podcast members, but does it hold up as adults? Can a bevy of BMFcast alums overcome the randomness and weird tone?

After the break Maki goes first person with Hardcore Henry, Harlo enjoys Sisters way more than he expected, and we give some Patreon shoutouts. Enjoy!

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Sep
19

BMFcast291 – Trinitrotoluene Award

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Spaced Invaders (1990) found its way onto Bluray this week so we decided we should check it out. It’s full of watermelon aliens and wacky townsfolk but a surprising amount of jokes actually work.

Second half we talk about The Duff, Dumb and Dumber To, The Lego Movie and more including a lengthy discussion of the career of M. Night Shyamalan without having actually seen The Visit. Enjoy!

 

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Aug
07

BMFcast285 – ET Bone Home

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Peacemaker (1990) is our latest discovery. It features both Robert Forster and Robert Davi in a tale of dueling space aliens, killer car chases and huge explosions. Who’s good? Who’s bad? Hit play and find out.

In the second half we chat about Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (and flashback to Mission: Impossible 2). Also, Lost Soul, Wet Hot American Summer (both the film and the Netflix series) and the entirety of Californication. Enjoy!

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Not sure we had enough class to watch this one.

Detention (2011) is a bit of a surprise for us. We went in only because it’s from the same director of Torque and what we ended up getting may shock you (because it did us).

 

Second half we discuss Sharknado 2: The Second One and Amazing Spider-man 2: the one that came after all the other Spider-man movies. Plus listener correspondence and more. Enjoy!

 

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Jun
15

BMFcast230 – Backflipping Out

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Go go go see Ivan Ooze.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995) is our very unofficial tribute to the idea of KaiJune that ends in a CGI nightmare of sadness. But the bad guy is the best thing about this one.

 

Second half we talk about some random movies including Life of Pi, Horrible Bosses, Black Swan and continue Double Dance Review with Step Up and Step Up 2: The Streets. Enjoy!

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Oct
25

BMFcast198 – Monstrawsity

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Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984) is week 4 of Rocktober’s movie. This time we bring along the incomparable Pia Zadora to this low budget Sci-Fi zany rock musical party. There’s gags aplenty and more of them work than they should.

Second half we discuss some random movies including Grave Encounters and then get spooky answering some listener emails. Enjoy!

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Aug
30

BMFcast190 – Monk-E

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Super Buddies (2013) is the wrap up movie to Dogust and our first Disney movie ever. Since the inception of the Air Bud franchise, it’s all led to this. Five puppies gain super powers (besides being able to talk) and fight an evil alien. Its G-rating could have been grating but it’s better than you’d think.

Second half we talk The World’s End, a pair of Korean movies (The Man From Nowhere and I’m a Cyborg, But That’s Okay) and get Dieselized with Pitch Black. Plus emails and even a brand new contest for you to enter, dear listener. Enjoy!

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Categories : 2010s, Aliens, Podcast, Reviews, Space
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Jun
25

BMFcast84 – Polymath

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Ahh the 80s when pink and purple wide untied ties were considered cool.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension (1984) is this week’s review from 1984. That title was long enough to type so we’ll let the review speak for itself.

Second half we pick our winners for the Facebook Fan contest as we cross 100! Plus, we take a voicemail topic and discuss our favorite Westerns/Samurai films.

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Feb
25

BMFcast72 – Mandiballs

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Taking back the word “zone” with explosive force.

Zone Troopers (1985) is reviewed and we are joined once again by Shiny Lights TStrel. This one is brought to us by Charles Band and directed by the writer of Arena. While not quite the unanimous winner that was, we still manage to have plenty of fun with this one.

Then second half it’s all Oscar talk. We give our picks, wishes and regrets on the entire showdown.

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