For this week’s episode of Movie Podcast Weekly, we’ve brought back ’80s film encyclopedia JOEL ROBERTSON of the Forgotten Flix Podcast and the soon-to-be-released Off Script Podcast. Joel helps your four hosts tackle the fifth installment of the “Die Hard” franchise. But before we jump into “A Good Die to Die Hard,” we give you a quick, thumbs-up / thumbs-down recap of the first four “Die Hard” movies.
II. Mini Reviews
Karl: Identity Thief, The Insider
Jason: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Dreams of a Life
Joel Robertson: Gone Baby Gone, Fist of Legend
Josh: The Missing Person, The Other F Word
III. Feature review of “A Good Day to Die Hard”
Ratings and Recommendations for A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD
Jason = 6 ( Rental )
Andy = 2 ( Avoid )
Karl = 4 ( Rental )
Joel Robertson = 1.5 ( Avoid )
IV. Genre Recommendation Segments
ROBOTIC ROMANCES WITH KARL HUDDLESTON:
Sci-Fi: Dark Star (1974)
JOSHUA LIGAIRI’S CONTINUING EDUCATION:
Documentary: Tabloid (2010)
JAY OF THE DEAD’S CREEPS AND CRIME:
Horror: Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)
ANDY’S ABSURD ASSOCIATIONS: Movies That Suck Even Worse Than Die Hard 5:
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002)
Blood Diner (1987)
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991)
Malibou’s Most Wanted (2003)
Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)
Urban Menace (1999)
The Stuff (1985)
The Room (2003)
Troll 2 (1990)
NEXT WEEK’S AGENDA: DARK SKIES and SNITCH and our Academy Awards Recap with special guest Dave “Dr. Shock” Becker
Links for this episode:
Joel’s Forgotten Flix Podcast
Joel on Twitter: @ForgottenFlix
As we discussed: Russian Meteorite Movie Trailer
Don’t forget to watch Josh’s documentary “Cleanflix,” which is currently streaming on Netflix Watch Instantly.
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Special thanks goes out to singer-songwriter Frederick Ingram and the voice talents of Midnight Corey Graham from The Electric Chair Podcast, Willis Wheeler from the Terror Troop Podcast and Mr. Ron Baird for their help with our recommendation segment intros.
We’d also like to thank The Dave Eaton Element and Dave Eaton himself for the use of his music for our theme song.
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