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Cinema Recall
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Night of The Living Dead Audio Drama: Part One
Jun 30 • 49 min
Today’s episode is a very special one because it is the premiere of an all new audio drama of the horror classic, Night of The Living Dead (written by George A Romero and John Russo). Be sure to have a good pair of headphones so that you can hear all the…
Movies That Changed My Life: Grindhouse(2007)
Jun 23 • 18 min
The Vern talks about one movie that was a love letter about going to the movies and that was Grindhouse. The double feature of exploitation movies including Planet Terror and Death Proof. —- Support this podcast:
All Time Classics: Clue(1985).
Jun 13 • 68 min
Today’s episode might be a repeat for others and a brand new one for the rest of you. The Vern was joined by Sean Homrig of 1001 Movies Podcast( to talk about the 80’s murder mystery comedy, Clue. We had a lot of fun…
Movies That Changed My Life: Do The Right Thing(1989)
Jun 1 • 17 min
Sometimes reality can be influenced by what’s going on in the arts, and other times. Art is just a mirror reflecting on what is happening in our reality. The movie that best shows that concept is Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing. A movie that is the best…
Movies That Changed My Life: Irreversible(2002)
May 22 • 15 min
This is the only movie in this series that I can not fully reccomend others to watch. Although I respect it’s filmmaking 100 percent and it introduced me to a new visual artist in director Gaspar Noe. The subject matter in this movie is extremely…
Movies That Changed My Life: Ghostbusters (1984)
May 15 • 9 min
In this short episode. The Vern talks about the first time he saw Ghostbusters in theaters and how it affected his love of watching movies. —- Support this podcast:
Josie and The Pussycats (2001)
May 12 • 99 min
On Today’s Episode. The Vern is joined by Daniel Lackey of TV Good Sleep Bad Podcast ( to discuss the very fun and often misunderstood cult classic. Josie and The Pussycats. Ad Spots Nostaljunk Podcast -…
Movies That Changed My Life: Fantasia(1940)
May 8 • 7 min
Hello Listeners. For the month of May and beyond. I’m going to be releasing a series of solo episodes that look back at movies that had an impact on me. Today I’m sharing with you the first movie I ever saw on the big screen. Walt Disney’s Fantasia. —-…
Favorite Movie Trailers
May 2 • 76 min
Hello Listeners The Vern is joined by Michael Scott of the Dana Buckler Show( for an in depth discussion on movie trailers. Later, they each list their most iconic trailer picks . Ads by Grand Rapidians Play Video Games…
Forgotten Filmmakers: Neil LaBute
Apr 28 • 28 min
Hello Film Fans On today’s bonus episode, I thought it would be cool to present you with a new series called Forgotten Filmmakers. Every once in a while I will be presenting episodes on directors who had a very promising start to their career either…
5 Favorite Foreign Films.
Apr 25 • 52 min
On this Episode The Vern is joined by Howard Castner of Pop Art Podcast. to give a countdown on our favorite Foreign films. Yes I realize we forgot some obvious favorites…
Random Thoughts of a Movie Insomniac: The Death of Cinema
Apr 21 • 13 min
On this short episode The Vern talks briefly about the closing of movie theaters because of Covid-19. As well as some suggestions to get people back in seats once it ends. At the end he gives shoutouts to some great people and supporters of the show Be…
Random Thoughts of a TV Insomniac.
Apr 17 • 18 min
On this bonus episode. The Vern gives his quick non spoiler thoughts to some series he’s been watching. Including American Horror Story, Mrs America, Devs, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, and Congeria. —- Support this podcast:…
Meet The Feebles(1989) This ain’t The Muppets but it’s equally as memorable
Apr 14 • 51 min
On today’s show. The Vern is joined by new guest Donnie of Cage’s Kiss podcast( to talk about Peter Jackson’s 2nd feature. Meet The Feebles. A story that features drug use, violence, suicide and rape, all involving puppets…
Random Thoughts of a Movie Insomniac: Gripes with Disney + and more.
Apr 10 • 20 min
On this bonus episode. The Vern talks about his issues with Dusney + editing movies. Discusses problems most people ignored while watching Empire Records. Gives short reviews and shoutouts to Joe Bob Briggs’ Last Drive In after he watched Soriety Babes in…
Wes Anderson and moments from Moonrise Kingdom
Apr 7 • 49 min
On today’s show. It’s another repost of an earlier episode. The Vern is joined by Justin Herring of the podcast Casual Cinecast( to talk about Wes…
A Tribute to Tilda Swinton.
Apr 1 • 55 min
On this episode which is a basically a repost of an earlier show done around Christmas time a year ago. Guests Mike and Chris of Casual Cinecast join The Vern to discuss the career of Academy Award winning actress, Tilda Swinton. Check out other episodes…
Killing Zoe and the films of Roger Avary
Mar 27 • 18 min
On this bonus episode. The Vern looks back at the career of a filmmaker that is unfamiliar to many. This week he looks back at the movies of Roger Avary. —- Support this podcast:
Attack of the 50 Ft Woman(1958)
Mar 23 • 51 min
On this episode. The Vern is joined by The Hollywood Kid himself Mike DiStasio(Reel Talk With The Hollywood Kid) to talk about Attack of the 50 Ft Woman and give you some key insights into some behind the scenes action that happened with some of the cast…
Random Thoughts of a Movie Insommiac: Trigger Warnings
Mar 20 • 12 min
On this bonus episode. The Vern gives his opinions about sensative content in movies and how many podcasts/movie reviews want to address how a movie hasn’t aged well more than review the movie itself. —- Support this podcast:…
Making Sense of Showgirls 2: Penny’s From Heaven
Mar 17 • 78 min
On this episode. The Vern brings on Jeanette Miller Mickenham( to discuss the sequel we never knew that existed but here it is. Showgirls 2: Penny’s from Heaven. Listen as they go into a scene by scene description and try…
Bonus Reviews: The Hunt(2020) & The Last Supper(1995)
Mar 13 • 9 min
The Vern reviews two movies that may seem offensive to both extreme members of the left and the right. Thank you for listening. —- Support this podcast:
Spice up your life, because you’re in Spice World.
Mar 11 • 58 min
Hello Again Listeners Today The Vern brings on guest Kolby Mac of Kolby Told Me Podcast( to discuss The Spice Girls and their feature film Spice World. They each talk about who their favorite lady is, what song they like the…
Bonus Reviews: The Invisible Man, Portrait of a Lady on Fire & Jackie Chan
Mar 6 • 18 min
On this bonus show. The Vern gives his reviews of some movies he saw in theaters and some classics he revisited at home. Plus listen to the end to hear some great shoutouts to other podcasters. Thanks for listening —- Support this podcast:…
The Muppets and why it is the greatest thing ever created.
Mar 3 • 103 min
On this episode, The Vern is joined once again by good friend and return guest, Chris Revill(Of Let’s Chat Podcast with Chris Revill to discuss and talk about everything Muppets and why it…
Spring Breakers(2013) AKA The Vern edits episode # 269 of LAMBcast.
Feb 25 • 75 min
Before our hiatus ends next week with a brand new episode. I thought it would be fun to repost an earlier podcast that I The Vern was a part of. For this show, I’m reposting one from The LAMBcast where great guests and I had an in depth discussion on…
The 92nd Academy Awards & a review of Birds of Prey aka That Harley Quinn flick
Feb 10 • 11 min
The Vern gives you his thoughts on the 92nd Oscars and than reviews the new Harley Quinn joint, Birds of Prey. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. Support this podcast:…
Random Thoughts of a Movie Insomniac: February 2020 edition
Feb 5 • 15 min
On this episode, The Vern gives short reviews to The Turning, The Rhythm Section, The Gentlemen, Dunkirk and Phenomena(1985) —- Support this podcast:
The Vern’s Quick Reviews of Mother!(2017) and Climax(2019)
Jan 31 • 20 min
Sometimes things change and schedules have to be rearranged and when that happens. You gotta learn how to deal with it. Well listeners; The Vern made a choice to go ahead and post two very divisive movies on this episode instead of having nothing. for you…
Brand Spanking New Trailer
Jan 29 • 0 min
Our new ad spot is up and ready for download. Be sure to add it to your latest episode and don’t forget to email us your ads so we can use it for our upcoming shows too. That email is ***Background Song is Digital Versicolor by…
Movies We Love That Everybody Hates
Jan 28 • 115 min
On this episode, The Vern is joined by many great podcasters and writers to talk about films we enjoyed that most of the population did not. Including Elwood Jones - Kim Lo -…
Pump Up The Volume(1990) and it’s Soundtrack via ScreenTrax
Jan 24 • 73 min
Hello listeners. On this episode, I, The Vern present to you yet another podcast that I am no longer running. It was called ScreenTrax and it was just me and my good friend/ guitarist Jordan AKA Vivian The Kid talking about a movie and the soundtrack that…
Is American Beauty(1999) still good.
Jan 21 • 8 min
With Sam Mendes’ latest feature 1917 being the front runner to win best picture at The Oscars for 2019. The Vern decides to look back at his debut flick, American Beauty. It won five Academy Awards in 1999 including Best Picture., but is it still good.…
Showgirls(1995) and why we think it’s great.
Jan 16 • 98 min
On today’s show The Vern is joined once again by Ryan L Terry( and new guest Ashleigh Burnell aka The Movie Oracle( to give a deep dive analysis on the cult classic,…
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang(2005) and Charlie’s Angels(2000)
Jan 9 • 81 min
Hold on to your butts because I, The Vern am going back to the past to discuss movies from the early 2000’s. First I am joined by Non Wells who is the host of You, Me and Empathy( to discuss the Shane Black comedy, Kiss…
Killer Klowns From Outer Space(1988)
Jan 5 • 82 min
For today’s episode, The Vern is releasing one from the podcast vault of As You Watch. This was the very first show that he was ever a part of and he had many good memories of those times. Why am I speaking in the 3rd person, I do not know. But I do know…
Top 50 Movies from 2010 to 2019
Dec 30, 2019 • 18 min
Since we are at the end of not just another year, but a full decade. I thought it would be fun to list for you what I think are the best movies from 2010 to 2019. You can read my full list here.…
Cats 2019 or acid is one hell of a drug.
Dec 21, 2019 • 6 min
The Vern does his best to explain the fevered nightmare known as the filmed adaptation of the musical, Cats. —- Support this podcast:
Ed Wood(1994) Cinema Cult Club
Dec 20, 2019 • 39 min
On this reposted episode. The Vern is joined by Movie Rob of to discuss our favorite moments from Tim Burton’s love letter to the granddaddy of bad filmmakers, Ed Wood. Before Tommy Wisau ever thought of The Room. Mr Edward…
The Fifth Element(1997) or John McClane in space.
Dec 17, 2019 • 56 min
I know it seems a bit odd to have this movie be part of our latest season because it did very well at the box office and it did have positive reviews. Yet this was an episode that was previously recorded for another movie site that no longer has a podcast…
The Vern’s 2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions
Dec 14, 2019 • 12 min
On today’s bonus episode. The Vern picks what he thinks will be the nominees for the upcoming Oscar’s ceremony in just a few categories. —- Support this podcast:
Cinema Cult Club: Ravenous(1999) and Raw(2016)
Dec 12, 2019 • 85 min
The Vern sits down to dinner with guest Matthew Stewart of Simplistic Reviews( to talk about two films that feature cannibalism in their plots, Raw and Ravenous. We hope you brought your appetites because this show may…
Heathers or How The Vern learned to stop worrying and love the podcast
Dec 6, 2019 • 90 min
Today is Friday December 6th and it is my Birthday and since, I am turning the age that is the answer to everything in the universe I thought it would be cool to post the very first podcast I was ever on. That show was The LAMBcast.(Link is below) and the…
Big Trouble in Little China.
Dec 3, 2019 • 18 min
It’s the start of our third season over at Cinema Recall and for the Month of December through til the end of Feburary. The Vern here is going to talk some of his favorite cult movies. I’m dubbing the month of December Christmas Cult Club and to start…
Short Reviews of The Irishman, Knives Out, and JoJo Rabbit.
Nov 27, 2019 • 13 min
On this short bonus episode. The Vern gives you his unfiltered reviews of recent movies in theaters and shout outs to other podcasts. ***Note**** There are going to be a few mistakes on this episode but overall it’s still a fun one. —- This episode is…
1 Day Of Halloween: Doctor Sleep
Nov 9, 2019 • 12 min
It’s the last day of our 31 days of Halloween extravaganza and it’s been so much fun. To wrap up this season. The Vern is going to give you his quick thoughts on Doctor Sleep. The sequel to The Shining. Was it worth the wait. Find out in this spoiler free…
2 Days of Halloween: Night of The Living Dead(1990)
Nov 5, 2019 • 11 min
The Vern reviews Tom Savini’s version of Night of The Living Dead on this latest episode. Which one did he prefer more. The original or the remake. He also gives praise to other great critics at the very end. —- Support this podcast:…
3 Days of Halloween: 3 Bad Horror Movies…According to The Vern
Nov 4, 2019 • 24 min
Since I have been pretty much positive during this whole month. I, The Vern thought it would be fun to release a show that reviewed some horror movies I wasn’t a fan of. There are more I could have listed but I needed to clear up some space on my hard…
4 Days of Halloween: Reviews of Mandy(2018) & The Innocents(1961)
Nov 2, 2019 • 17 min
Only a few episodes left of our month long tribute to scary features. Yes I’m going past the original due date and I don’t care. On this show I give you two reviews of horror movies that I saw. One has Nicholas Cage fighting demons amidst an awesome…
5 Days of Halloween: The Lighthouse and John Carpenter’s Vampires
Oct 30, 2019 • 13 min
On this short episode The Vern tries to make sense out of Robert Egger’s sophomore effort The Lighthouse, but before that. He gives a short unedited reaction to John Caprpenter’s feature that sucks more out of life than the blood suckers of the action…
6 Days of Halloween: Army of Darkness
Oct 29, 2019 • 7 min
The Vern reviews the 3td entry in the Evil Dead franchise, Army of Darkness. —- Support this podcast:
7 Days of Halloween: Alien
Oct 28, 2019 • 46 min
In Space no one can hear you scream, but on this episode, horror fans will hear us talk about our love of Alien. The Vern and guest David of Piecing It Together Podcast ( discuss this iconic sci-fi/horror feature and tell you…
8 Days of Halloween: Tragedy Girls
Oct 26, 2019 • 8 min
The Vern reviews the rarely seen horror comedy Tragedy Girls, and says it’s a must watch. It’s American Psycho meets Clueless. Ads by Soiled Restroom Cinema - Moviedrone Podcast - Shoutouts…
9 Days of Halloween: The Vern’s top 5 scariest movies …so far
Oct 24, 2019 • 15 min
These are the top five movies that really scared or upset me the most. I know I am forgetting quite a few other titles but I assure you the films mentioned on this list made it very difficult to sleep at night after I first watched them. Ads Good Mourning…
12,11,10 days of Halloween: The Blob(88) Blood Feast, & Dog Soldiers.
Oct 22, 2019 • 11 min
I’ve been sick the last few days and haven’t had a chance to do these shows for my 31 days of horror challenge. I wanted to make it up by discussing 3 gastley features I was able to watch. Plus I give plugs for other great podcast shows I’m going to be on…
13 Days of Halloween: The Laurie Strode Saga(Halloween, Halloween 2 and Halloween H20)
Oct 19, 2019 • 22 min
Before you watch a certain movie with the same title that wants you to ignore the other sequels. The Vern gives you a nice retrospect on one of horror’s great heroes, Laurie Strode played by Jamie Lee Curtis. Listen in as he reviews and discusses…
14 Days of Halloween: Chopping Mall
Oct 18, 2019 • 8 min
The Vern gives a real quick review of Chopping Mall on this episode. Despite it being unrealistic and very cheesy at times. This is a fun flick to watch. —- Support this podcast:
15 Days of Halloween: Child’s Play (1988 vs 2019)
Oct 17, 2019 • 19 min
On this episode The Vern talks about everyone’s favorite killer doll, Chucky and compares both versions of Child’s Play. Which one did you prefer? Ads by Movie Mavericks - CineMusts - Social Media…
16 Days of Halloween: The House That Jack Built
Oct 16, 2019 • 9 min
The Vern talks about the latest feature from controversial filmmaker, Lars Von Trier with his latest shocker The House That Jack Built starring Matt Dillion, Uma Thurman and more. Is this movie worth your time or should it be disposed of like the victims…
17 Days of Halloween: Buffy The Vampire Slayer(1992)
Oct 15, 2019 • 10 min
The Vern gives you his quick thoughts on the movie version of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer and compares it to the way better television series. —- Support this podcast:
18 Days of Halloween: Review of Tusk
Oct 14, 2019 • 11 min
The Vern gives you his quick thoughts of the Kevin Smith directed horror movie, Tusk. Ads by 2 Girls on a Bench Jake & Tom Conquer The World…
19 Days of Halloween: A Horror Tournament(A Special Episode)
Oct 13, 2019 • 106 min
Hello, The Vern Here. This episode is going to be quite different from all the others. I’m going to be replaying an episode from the first podcast show I was ever a part of. It was called As You Watch and you can listen to some of the past shows(If You…
20 days of Halloween: An American Werewolf in London.
Oct 12, 2019 • 7 min
The Vern gives his quick thoughts on this horror comedy. —- Support this podcast:
21 Days of Halloween: Silence of the Lambs
Oct 11, 2019 • 88 min
Today, The Vern and guest Ryan L. Terry of review and discuss key moments from Silence of the Lambs. The only horror movie to win the top 5 awards at the Oscars(Picture, Actress, Actor,Director, and Screenplay). It’s a really…
22 Days of Halloween: The Lure
Oct 10, 2019 • 7 min
On this episode, The Vern reviews a movie about two cannibalistic mermaids who become singers in a pop band. It’s The Lure and you can watch it now on the Criterion Channel. It’s a very different adaptation of The Little Mermaid and we love it for being…
23 Days of Halloween: Pet Sematary (1989 Vs 2019)
Oct 9, 2019 • 17 min
On this episode, The Vern finds out that dead is better as he looks back at both adaptations of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. Listen as he discusses some key differences and says what works and what doesn’t work from each version. Here is Vern’s written…
24 Days of Halloween: In My Skin
Oct 8, 2019 • 48 min
The Vern is joined by horror’s own professor Zoe Rose Smith of to discuss the French body horror feature, In My Skin. It’s about a woman who finds gratification by mutilating her body. It’s actually quite an interesting study…
25 Days of Halloween: Repo: The Genetic Opera and quick thoughts on Joker
Oct 7, 2019 • 12 min
Better late than never but The Vern posts his thoughts on the horror musical Repo: The Genetic Opera and afterwards. He gives his opinion on the movie Joker starring Joaquin Pheonix. —- Support this podcast:
26 days of Halloween: Quick thoughts on Videodrome, Thir13en Ghosts and Black Christmas.
Oct 6, 2019 • 14 min
On this un scripted and ,un edited episode. The Vern gives you his short and quick thoughts on a few horror features. —- Support this podcast:
27 Days of Halloween: Review of May.
Oct 5, 2019 • 7 min
On this episode, The Vern reviews a horror flick that most of you may have missed called May. It’s about a girl(Angela Bettis) who wants to have a friend more than anything else in the world. But she goes through rather unorthodox ways to achieve that…
28 Days of Halloween: Suspiria (1977 vs 2018)
Oct 4, 2019 • 74 min
On this episode we look at a pair of witches as The Vern and guest Matthew Stewart of Simplistic Reviews Podcast( discuss both versions of Suspiria. Must be the season of the witch, because this show puts quite the…
29 Days of Halloween: Review of Sleepaway Camp.
Oct 3, 2019 • 7 min
The Vern gives a quick review of the horror flick Sleepaway Camp. Be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more episodes in October. —- Support this podcast:
30 Days of Halloween: Review of Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Oct 2, 2019 • 11 min
In 1974 director Tobe Hooper shocked audiences with his film about a group of young adults who unwillingly find a family of cannibals while vacationing in Texas. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was violent, brutal and had an almost snuff like vibe about it.…
31 days of Halloween: Audio Drama of Plan 9 from Outer Space
Oct 1, 2019 • 65 min
Hello Everybody and welcome to the first episode of my monthly podcast marathon. For the rest of October will have a Halloween themed episode,and for our first one. I have something special. An audio drama of Plan 9 from Outer Space A while back I was…
Cult Movie Club: Valley of the Dolls & Beyond The Valley of the Dolls
Sep 30, 2019 • 88 min
Today’s episode is a real trip. The Vern is joined by Ryan L Terry of to discuss both Valley of the Dolls(1967) and Beyond The Valley of the Dolls(1970) What do both movies have in common? They each tell a story of women who…
Favorite Childhood Movie Moments
Sep 28, 2019 • 66 min
On today’s episode. The Vern is joined by podcast host Chris Revill of Let’s Chat with Revill and Friends( to talk about some of our favorite movies from when we were kids. Along with some great stories about the…
Random Thoughts of a Movie Insomniac: Physical Media
Sep 24, 2019 • 10 min
After a glass of whiskey and root beer. The Vern is going to give you his opinion on the status of physical media and where it’s heading. The thoughts in Vern’s head are for recreational use only. His opinions are from him and him alone Please consult a…
A Class on Cult Cinema.
Sep 20, 2019 • 92 min
Everyone has their own definition of what a cult film is. On this episode, The Vern brings in experts of the genre to discuss what makes a movie belong in that category. Mike Vaughn(Author of The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema) and Scot Nolan(Author of…
All Time Classics. 2001: A Space Odyssey(1968)
Sep 17, 2019 • 49 min
Blast off into orbit and join space cadets Vern along with guest Damien Riley of Riley on Film( on their latest adventure. On this episode, our heroes discuss a film that many would consider to be a classic while others find it to…
Social Media in Movies(Assassination Nation & Ingrid Goes West)
Sep 12, 2019 • 69 min
On this Episode, The Vern is joined by That Moment In’s staff writer Mark Jackson to discuss two features that deal with the dangers of social media. Assassination Nation and Ingrid Goes West. Be sure to click on each title to read full reviews from Mark…
Our First Movie Moments.
Sep 8, 2019 • 95 min
On this episode The Vern is joined by several great podcasters to discuss moments from movies that made them each cry, get scared, and be aroused. Listen and find out if their choices match with yours. Featuring Elwood Jones Kim Lo Daniel Lackey Stephen…
Cinema Recall’s 31 Days of Horror announcement and Support The Stylist(horror feature film)
Sep 5, 2019 • 3 min
On October 1st through the 31st. I,The Vern will be posting a different Halloween themed episode every day. You can read more about it here I also wanted to help…
Is Moulin Rouge(2001) still a good movie.
Sep 4, 2019 • 12 min
Welcome dear listeners to another episode where I The Vern look back at a feature and decide if it still holds up.. Today I’m looking back at a flick that helped modernize the movie musical for a younger generation. That film was Moulin Rouge. Join me as…
Double Feature Sunday: The Matrix and Dark City
Sep 1, 2019 • 6 min
In this short episode. The Vern looks back at two great Sci-Fi films with similar plot and themes. —- Support this podcast:
All Time Classics: La La Land(2016) and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg(1964)
Aug 31, 2019 • 54 min
On this episode The Vern is joined by Howard Casner of and Sofia Teixeira of to discuss two musicals that are must sees for anyone who claims they are a lover of movies. La La Land…
Ready or Not(Review) and some recommendations.
Aug 28, 2019 • 17 min
Join The Vern as he looks at the latest horror comedy and reviews Ready or Not. Stay tuned afterwards to hear some other great recommendations that would go great with this feature. Be sure to read Steven’s written review from That Moment In below…
All Time Classics: Blade Runner(1982) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Aug 23, 2019 • 91 min
On this episode The Vern is joined by That Moment In’s site owner David Duprey to talk about both Blade Runner and it’s sequel. They each discuss their favorite moments and discuss why it’s their favorite science fiction film of all time. Thanks as always…
Is L.A. Confidential(1997) still a good movie?
Aug 21, 2019 • 13 min
Each month The Vern looks at a movie from the past and finds out if it still holds up or not. This time he looks at the crime drama L.A. Confidential and talks about what works best and what would not work today. If you have any suggestions for upcoming…