In this messy show, Tom and Derrick looks at the rather epic levels of carnage in this year’s summer blockbuster, and wonder if it’s too much. Are we being desensitized to all this damage? Is it fair for Hollywood to call back to 9/11 for lazy affirmation of their plot developments? And why is Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim a more responsible film than Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel? All this, plus the Superman sequel Tom really wants to see! You now you don’t want to wander Tokyo carrying a red shoe, so get to clicking (and don’t forget to Twitter us at @BITDShow)!
Netflix streaming may be the greatest thing to happen to movie fans since VHS, but there’s so much to see that The Boys Outta Brooklyn enlisted the aid of that Instant Depths videonaut Adam Orchekowski to help our listeners discover the gems hidden within that service. Along the way, the trio celebrate The Kids in the Hall, Tim Roth, The Apple, DC Animation, and so much more! It’s an hour-plus of great film conversation you don’t want to miss. You know you don’t want to become a chicken, so get to clickin (and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter at @BITDShow)!
Discussed in this episode: Beastmaster, Timecrimes, Behind the Mask, Blind Fury, Life Force, 30 for 30, Samurai Jack, Superman Vs the Elite, Little Britain, Tom Baker, Kuffs, King of the Hill, Office Space, House of Cards, Justice League DOOM, Trailer Park Boys, Kids in the Hall, Brain Candy, The Following, Monk, Lie to Me, The Apple, The Price of Milk, Genndy Tartakovsky, instantwatcher.com
The Boys Outta Brooklyn mark the passing of one of the greatest genre writers to ever work a typewriter by posthumously inducting Richard Matheson into The Hall of Great, Great Men. Join Tom and Derrick as they discuss key films both inspired by and written by Matheson, talk about the way he helped bring horror fiction into the living room, and give out some writing advice. You don’t want to be chased around by some freaking Zuni Fetish Doll, so get to clicking (and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter at @BITDShow)!
To celebrate our latest milestone, The Boys Outta Brooklyn review a quartet of movies assigned to us by the members of the Better in the Dark Facebook page. Listen as Derrick tries to figure out the time travel conundrums of Primer, Tom extols the joys of Dancing Charles Durning, and both of them field questions about Howard Hawks, potential Marvel recasts, and the episodes they’d like to re-record. All this, plus, leopard! You don’t want teacher to get pissed off, so get to clicking (and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter at @BITDShow!
Discussed in this episode: Alakazam the Great, The Lion King, Best Little Whore House in Texas, Primer.
Tom and Derrick say farewell to one of their heroes by inducting the great special effects animator Ray Harryhausen. Join the Boys Outta Brooklyn as they discuss their favorite moments from his films, and why there’s something that makes stop-motion animation better than CGI. Plus, the horror of the pentapod and Honey Boo Boo! You don’t want to be terrorized by the giant ostrich thingy, so get to clicking. (And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter at @BITDShow.)
In light of the news that the Veronica Mars Kickstarter is leading to a big screen sequel to Tom’s beloved show, The Boys Outta Brooklyn examine the impact and implications of what Rob Thomas and Kristen Bell have wrought. All this, plus Chris Carter in a tent, Derrick on a boat, and Tom with more knowledge of The View than is healthy for a heterosexual man. You know you don’t want to incur the wrath of Debbie Snuffulufugus, so get to clicking! And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter at @BITDShow
The new James Bond film, Skyfall, hit the theaters last year, which means a new edition of Gilt-Edged Bonds (ironically also recorded last year). Join Tom and Derrick as they welcome Russ “I liked Quantum of Boredom” Anderson to dissect the Bond Rubber Match for Daniel Craig. Does this new entry prove that the Reign of Craig shakes with awesomeness or is stirred with suckitude? Why is the pet name The Boys Outta Brooklyn have for his second film inaccurate? How does this Bond stack up against the classic versions of the show? You know you don’t want to waste good scotch, so get to clicking (and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter at @BITDShow)!
In light of the National Broadcasting Corporation’s coming in fifth place behind Telemundo, Tom and Derrick once again take their scalpels out to try and figure out why one of the major networks is in a downward spiral! The Boys Outta Brooklyn examine how such incidents as the Conan O’Brien / Jay Leno conflagration, the revolving show runner messes, and the decision to dumb down the network as a whole resulted in the former home of Must See TV spiraling out of control! Plus, Tom sings “Late Night Pie,” Derrick defends Celebrity Apprentice, and vampires with light bulbs! You know you don’t want a TV show at 2:30 AM, so get to clicking!
Discussed in this episode: Hannibal, Smash, Jay Leno, Telenovela, Mad About You, Conan, Friends, Heroes, Aisha Tyler, Law & Order, Profiler, TV Crossovers, Journeyman, Awake, Revolution, Community, Friday Night Lights, Chuck, The Following, Whitney, Chelsea Handler, The Tonight Show, Late Shift, Jimmy Kimel, Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live, Up All Night, Christina Applegate, Ready for Love, Grimm, Fashion Star, The Sing Off, The Surreal Life, Homicide, The Voice, Last Call, Bob Costas, The New Normal, Chicago Fire, 1600 Penn, The Office, The Mindy Project, Celebrity Apprentice, Crossbones, Dracula, Save Me
It’s time for the 2013 edition of The Obscure Movie Episode! Join Tom and Derrick as they present their annual six-pack of films you might not otherwise know about. From the southwest noir Delusion to the Hollywood action thriller Sunset to the animated epic (that almost destroyed a Canadian movie studio) Rock & Rule, the Guys Outta Brooklyn cover a wide range of genres. Plus, they talk about rats, New Year’s Eve, gullible football players and Big Electric Cat! You know we’re the hottest thing since World War Three, so get to clicking!
In this Point Five episode, Tom and Derrick discuss rumors of a recent meeting between David Lynch and NBC concerning a revival of Twin Peaks. The Guys Outta Brooklyn talk about the mystique this legendary cult television show had, whether it’s possible to recreate that mystique, and what the hazards of returning to past triumphs might be. Plus, Derrick becomes gobstopped at the prospect of The Beautiful One Elect! You know you don’t want to get wrapped in plastic, so get to clicking!