2.35 Season Two Finale

Dread it, run from it…Season 3 arrives just the same. In time you will know what it’s like to watch Pluto Nash…or Elves. To feel so desperately like you want to pull a bag over your own head like in Black Christmas. The hardest choices require the strongest wills, but we made it through 2019 and nobody got turned into dust or killed by an anti-matter wave. Do we feel good about our choices? Did we change our minds? Did Granny Van Daam run away with 2019 or will she play second fiddle to a growing roster of MDU wizards? So grab literally anything from this year’s trash heap and get cozy on this brand spankin’ New Year’s day as we reflect on Movie Dumpster season 2! Cue flashback sequence.

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2.25 Green Lantern

Our final Blockbuster Bomb lands right on Ryan Reynolds’ head, in the super hero movie flop that was meant to kick off the DCCU. A few lazy ideas lifted from Geoff Johns’ modern take on Hal Jordan, result in an overstuffed, convoluted mess of a plot. CGI body suits and Star Sapphire’s depiction are not the only mortal sins of this 2011 adaptation. Slip on your power ring of choice and join us in our intergalactic journey through Space Sector 2814, this is the Green Lantern!

Joining us is special guest, Arlen Harrow! Editor-in-chief of Los Harrow and co-host of the Phantom Zone.

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2.24 The 13th Warrior

Arabian poet, Antonio Banderas, fools around with the caliph’s wife and gets promoted to lord of the dessert. During his trek, he runs afoul of a Viking camp where Granny Van Daam dubs him the 13th warrior of a quest that will lead to certain death. Now he must band together with a rough-and-tumble group of lovable bearded bad-asses to defend a village from a (seemingly) unstoppable supernatural force. Brush up on your old Norse, ask the smithy to fashion you a scimitar, and grab a piece of your fallen comrade to munch on because we’re about to crack open the lost ancient text of The 13th Warrior.

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2.23 The Adventures of Pluto Nash

When ex-smuggler Pluto Nash refuses to have his night club bought out by the mysterious Rex Crater, Joe Pantoliano tries to kill him and “hilarity” ensues. From the banality ridden heap of our Blockbuster Bombs fallout rises a film that should have been shot into the sun. Charge up your outdated robot bodyguard, make a martini in your mouth, and pour one out for Eddie Murphy’s career because we’re about to moonwalk across The Adventures of Pluto Nash.

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2.22 Deep Rising

When a sadistic billionaire decides to sink his dream boat for a hefty insurance payout, a giant sea monster decides to crash the party for a bite to eat. Treat “If the cash is there, we do not care” Williams must lead a rag tag group of mercs including Kano, Sagat, and Korath, guns blazing through the infested ship of death! Will they make it out alive? What happened to Rodney Dangerfield after he stuck the Triple Lindy? Can the maid from the Sedgewick Hotel ever truly get a break? Get ready to say hello to the Chinese M1-L1 Triple Pulse Assault Rifle, brush up on your marine biology, and don’t lose those engine parts because we’re going full scream ahead into Deep Rising!

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2.21 Reign of Fire

Decades ago, humans delved too greedily and too deep into Moria and awoke the dragon Paarthurnax from its slumber. Following Judgment Day, Christian Bale leads the last vestiges of humankind against a storm of dragons that just want to watch the world burn. Only dragon slayer Matthew “Van Zan” McConaughey and his small army of rootin’-tootin’ Americans can shift the odds in humanity’s favor. Ready your magnesium-tipped C4 crossbow bolts, wait until the magic hour, and join Gerard Butler in archangel falling 17 seconds from the sky into Reign of Fire!

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2.20 Clash of the Titans (2010)

When Pete Postlethwaite is murdered by Lord Voldemort, his half-god son Perseus sets out with his D&D party on a quest for revenge. Mads Mikkelsen, Liam Cunningham, and Gemma Arterton, all star along Sam Worthington, in a remake of the classic film that nobody asked for. Grab your lightsaber, wrangle up some giant scorpions, and throw on your chiton (we’re looking at you Zeus), because we’re releasing the Kraken with the first of our summer Blockbuster Bombs, Clash of the Titans!

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