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Treatment 187 – Hercules & Xena

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Summertime is here and that means that the days get longer, the shorts get shorter and reruns are re-run on television. To celebrate, Summer Reruns is back all over again at Schlock Treatment. We get all mythological on your butts with…

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys S4E1 / Xena: Warrior Princess S5E13

See what a fool believes when Matt confuses the Moody Blues with the Doobie Brothers…

Dive deep under the ocean with Kirk‘s explanation of a cloaca…

Gasp in astonishment as Doug channels Uncle Pecos…

Next week: Summer Reruns continues with more oddly obscure TV shows and Matt becomes the happiest man on the planet when we finally cover two highly mentioned episodes of children’s programming. You can find Dinosaurs S3E15 on Netflix and Punky Brewster S2E16 on Youtube in two parts (YES THIS IS THE ONE WHEN CHERIE GETS STUCK IN THE REFRIGERATOR!!!!!).

 

Treatment 164 – Escape From L.A.

BuscemiMarch, brings Women’s History Month, and in tribute we decided to make an effort to break-up the sausage-fest that is our podcast with a month full of awesome female guests! Taking the lead is Maggie Serota, from the Lowtimes Podcast, who knocks it out of the park with her choice for this week’s film!

Escape From L.A.

Kurt Russell chews some scenery in this incredibly camp sequel to the (much better) Escape From N.Y.! It features a cast of greats, like Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda, Valeria Golino, Pam Grier, Stacy Keach, Bruce Campbell and MORE! It also features some of the dumbest scenes in cinema history!

This Week: Maggie flaunts her podcasting fortune, and drops some serious Carpenter knowledge! Matt is on his best behavior, but still slips in some miners!! Kirk drops some golden one-liners, but is barely audible!! And Doug IS Snake Plissken!!

Next Week: Be sure to subscribe on iTunes, so that you’re with us for special guest Abby Denson and her film choice, The Apple!

Treatment 78 – Bubba Ho-Tep

Well, we’re really in it up to our necks this time. We totally screwed up. See when we let our special guest, Jon Cross from The After Movie Diner podcast, join us for this episode and pick this week’s film, we hadn’t counted on him choosing a film that’s actually good! I mean, the show is called Schlock Treatment, bad movies is what we do! But Jon would have none of it. He insisted, and the result is a podcast rife with appreciation, insight, thoughtful commentary, and genuine appreciation for an actual good movie. What were we THINKING?!?!

Bubba Ho-Tep

Yep, it’s our old pal Bruce Campbell, and he’s back in what is arguably his best film (What? I said “arguably!”). He plays Elvis (or does he) and co-stars with Ossie Davis as JFK (or is he?). The battle a mummy. ‘Nuff said. Watch this film!

KARATE CHOP… your preconceptions about our show, as Jon brings some much needed credibility to this “movie review” podcast!!!

TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS… as we reveal what director Don Coscarelli said about the film in a (very brief) “Twitterview!!!”

Lean BACK AND TO THE LEFT… to take in Marc, Doug and Jon covering topics like, American architecture, fans wearing thongs, guys getting choked up, commentary tracks, and alphabetizing DVDs (it’s a long episode) !!!

Yep, it’s a crazy week, so check it out! You can find Bubba Ho-Tep streaming on Netflix Instant, on Amazon Instant Video, or on DVD from Amazon! Check out our store for the Amazon stuff. We really, really, recommend watching it, by the way. It’s just a great, fun, well done movie! And after you do that, head over to iTunes and subscribe to the podcast! More fun stuff to come!

Next Week: This time, our guest is Ralph Santiago III of the RS3Feed Podcast, and he chose a much schlockier film. We’re watching the classic Killer Klowns from Outer Space for next time.

 

Treatment 64 – Congo

Oof! We are a titch late with this week’s episode. We’ve had nothing but problems. First, we’re in the process of changing hosts, so we hope this will mean faster load times in the future. That took some time for the switch to propagate. Second, we had a bit of a screw-up in the microphone department, so the audio is AWFUL this week! Apologies in advance for that.

Of course, the episode with the screwed-up audio  would have to be this one, because this is one FUN movie to talk about!

Congo

Yep, it’s Jurassic Park‘s smaller, stupider, younger brother. This movie wanted to be so much, and failed in so many ways. We have fake apes galore, even faker accents, and tons of pointless plot points. We also have the return of Ernie Hudson and Tim Curry, plus a too-short appearance by Bruce Campbell!

THRILL…as Marc awards the ERJ Award to Amy, the talking gorilla!!!

WONDER…at the Matt’s horrific hypothesis about Dr. Peter’s relationship with Amy the talking gorilla!!!

GASP… in amazement, as Kirk and Doug take Matt’s point to it’s logical conclusion in horrible and disgusting ways!!!

As always, this week’s film is available streaming on Netflix Instant. If you really want to torture yourself with Congo, try there! Or go to our store, where you’ll find it available to rent or buy from Amazon, along with a complete library of all the movies we’ve covered! Also, please remember to head over to iTunes and subscribe to the podcast, so you can be sure to hear next week’s regular crystal-clear audio!

Next Week: A treat for children of the 80s, and bad movie fans alike…it’s Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo!!!

Treatment 47 -Evil Dead

Week two of Schlocktober really goes for it! We invited very special guest, Jon Cross from The After Movie Diner podcast, and he brought out the film connoisseurs in us! We have somewhat serious discussions about things like the value of remakes, sound design, and the gap between artful film-making and actual good movies. But the movie (voted in by listeners) for this week helps!

Evil Dead

It’s a classic piece of horror cinema, that draws mixed reviews from the panel. There’s also tons of trivia, and plenty of Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi love! Don’t worry, Jon classes it up, but not too much. We still manage to have pointless arguments between Marc and Matt.

BOLT… the doors against the onslaught that is the long argument about whether the Hollywood remake machine has any merit!!!

CHAIN… the cellar door to keep out the random references to Bedknobs & Broomsticks, Beauty and the Beast, and District 9!!!

AXE… special guest Jon anything about this movie (see what I did there?), as he vomits his milky, cottage cheese stream of abstruse trivia on the subject of all things Evil Dead!!!

Naturally, Evil Dead is available on Netflix to Watch Instantly. It’s also available on DVD and to rent streaming from Amazon…look for it in our store! Also, remember to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, and drop us a review sometime!

Next Week: After much antici…..pation, we finally announce our first ever coverage of a bit of schlock TELEVISION! Be sure to check out Kolchak: The Night Stalker TV Show, also streaming on Netflix. We’re going to discuss Episodes 5 & 15 in particular, about a werewolf on a cruise ship and a headless biker! Check ’em out!