GBW Podcast

GBW Podcast

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Biweekly podcast from the guys behind The Video Graveyard.Tackles a diverse assortment of movie related topics with side trips into music, comics, books, and much more! You never know what to expect on GBW!


118: Twenty Years Ago [1999]
Aug 9 • 152 min
In the first of what we’re planning to be an annual series we’ve decided to look back at movies that have crossed over from the “teens” to adulthood by turning twenty years old this year.First up is the last year of the 90’s. A year where Y2…
117: Alligators, Hitchers, Pinhead & Lifetime Movies
Jul 28 • 186 min
There ain’t no cure for the summertime blues… except movies.We’ve watched a whole slew of films in the last few weeks and want to tell you all about them as we tackle 18 movies as Josh checked out Alexandre Aja’s CRAWL, a bear has a picnic…
116: Horror Music Videos
Jul 10 • 133 min
For the last thirty-plus years we’ve been witness to many inventive, creative and groundbreaking music videos but now we here at GBW have decided that there can also be a disturbing and/or horrific side to them. Which is why we’ve each decided to pi…
115: Movies Are Our Drug
Jun 29 • 151 min
We’re addicts just looking for that next fix. We want it all the time. We’d do almost anything to have it. It’s a problem. We’re talking about movies.For this episode of GBW we’re talking 16 films of varying quality including art deco horror…
114: Arrow Video
Jun 14 • 171 min
Because “physical media is dead” (yeah, okay) we’ve decided to tackle another boutique label that’s been delivering the goods since 2009 in the U.K. before coming over to the North American shores in 2014.If the movie is off-beat, cult, horr…
113: WTF (Should We Call This Episode)
May 31 • 188 min
After a three week gap your co-hosts Chris and Josh have returned with a plethora of films they’ve watched in the in-between time. In fact, we’ve got 19 movies to talk about to deliver you three hours of talk about action, horror and… syphilis?
112: Our Defining Years (1986)
May 12 • 215 min
As two guys who have loved movies for as long as we can remember we recently decided to try and pinpoint the exact moment that films went from being just something you would watch on television or go see with friends on the weekend to an outright ob…
111: Our Defining Years (1981)
Apr 26 • 230 min
As two guys who have loved movies for as long as we can remember we recently decided to try and pinpoint the exact moment that films went from being just something you would watch on television or go see with friends on the weekend to an outright ob…
110: So Much Sports!
Apr 13 • 204 min
Why is that that even guys like us who don’t follow it, watch it on TV, or participate in sports tend to love watching the endless amount of movies about them that have come out? Is it the second-hand adrenaline? The triumph of the underdog? Our att…
109: TriStar Pictures
Mar 29 • 189 min
Because we like taking chances and have a desire to be more niche than we already are it’s time, just like the last episode about Las Vegas, to try something new by focusing on a specific film company.TriStar Pictures and their iconic flying…
108: Sin City
Mar 15 • 198 min
What better way to deal with both of us feeling ill when recording by talking about a place where the party never stops: Las Vegas! That’s right, Sin City itself. Where the drinks are cheap, the gambling is plentiful, the strippers are crazy and the…
107: It’s Scary!
Mar 1 • 197 min
At GBW we’re big horror fans. In fact, it was horror that brought your hosts together in the first place all those years ago. It’s only natural that when people find out you do a movie podcast, and that you’ve written many reviews, they want to know…
106: Life’s A Beach
Feb 8 • 197 min
It’s Winter and that means it’s colder and everyone is all bundled up. Which is why here at GBW want to bring a little Summer to you early.We love sex comedies, especially those of the 80’s, so we’ve decided to each list our five favourites …
105: Topic? What Topic?
Jan 23 • 163 min
Seeing as we have 19 movies to talk about we decided that a topic was totally unnecessary this time out and have delivered an almost three-hour roundhouse kick to your ears of what we’ve watched since last episode. And what a batch it is!We h…
104: 2018 Recap
Jan 4 • 217 min
It’s 2019 and we’re kicking off the year as we usually do by doing our annual recap of the just finished previous year. We’ve both picked our five favourite films of 2018, listed the ones that didn’t quite make the cut but are still worth seeking ou…
103: Kurt & Burt
Dec 15, 2018 • 158 min
Kurt Russell. Burt Reynolds.We here at GBW think these are the coolest actors to ever grace movie screens and have decided to dedicate an episode to them. From Kurt’s beginnings in Disney films, to Snake Plissken and right to Guardians of th…
102: Ketchup
Dec 1, 2018 • 176 min
It’s time to KETCHUP (or “Catch Up”, if you will) on what we’ve been watching.Seeing as it has been a long-time since we last spoke about all the films we’ve been consuming in between episodes we decided this was the opportune time to discus…
101: Richard Mogg - Analog Nightmares
Nov 13, 2018 • 216 min
If you were a horror geek like we were in the late 80’s and early 90’s chances are you discovered the glory of shot-on-video in your search for the latest, greatest scare flick. Something that your group of friends would rent on a Friday night and&n…
100: Top Ten All-Time (For Now)
Oct 27, 2018 • 261 min
It’s time to celebrate! Four years ago when we started this podcast we had absolutely no clue what we were doing (DON’T listen to episode one) and were doing it to get on the ‘bandwagon’ as it were. Now it’s 100 episodes later and we’re still here, …
99: Movies In Movies
Oct 13, 2018 • 191 min
With all the talk of things being “meta” and breaking the fourth wall we decided to look at movies that contain, well, movies. We’ve compiled a list of films that involve actual filmmaking: a film-within-a-film as it were. With so much to chose from…
98: It’s A Disaster!
Sep 21, 2018 • 155 min
There’s nothing we like here at GBW than a nice disaster. And because of this we’ve decided to list five of our favourite “disaster” movies. We’re talking ensemble casts thrown into life threatening situations usually because of some form of tragedy - …
97: Vinegar Syndrome
Sep 13, 2018 • 136 min
In a physical media world where boutique labels and collectors are becoming more and more prevalent we’re willing to bet there’s none quite as eccentric as Vinegar Syndrome. For the past five years they’ve delivered cult, exploitation, blaxploitati…
96: TV Party
Aug 24, 2018 • 228 min
Growing up through the 70’s and 80’s was a glorious time. We know they currently are proclaiming it “the golden age of TV” but we really beg to differ as, when we were kids, every single week on all three of the big networks we were able to tune in and…
95: Underrated 00’s
Aug 10, 2018 • 256 min
Ready for a marathon? As with our previous three “UNDERRATED” episodes we’ve invited back filmmaker/distributor Vince D’Amato to discuss another decade as we pick ten films each we consider to be films that just don’t get the kind of love they deserve….
94: Back In The Saddle
Jul 27, 2018 • 173 min
Seeing as it’s Summer (and with Summer comes long vacations) we had a giant gap between us recording episodes giving us lots of time to watch movies - and watch them we did. This time we’re talking about 19(!!) films including a return of waterbeds…
93: Tough Guys!
Jul 9, 2018 • 165 min
Where have all the macho dudes gone? There was a time in film when the toughest of the tough could walk onto the screen, ooze cool, and take control of a room. Effortless. Cool. Bad ass. For this episode we’ve decided to talk all about our favourite to…
92: The Neutered Nineties
Jun 22, 2018 • 179 min
Is it possible that there’s another decade of horror films that is more maligned than the 1990’s? Probably not. That’s why for this episode of GBW we’ve decided to look back at the “Neutered Nineties” and have each come up with a list of five films…
91: Aquatic Killers
Jun 8, 2018 • 168 min
We’re sticking to the wading pool for this one! For this GBW we’ve decided to each list five aquatic horror films that we think you should check out. Obviously, we know Jaws is the ultimate but, seeing as we did an episode on the series, that won’t be …
90: Fad Movies!
May 13, 2018 • 154 min
Ready to pop ‘n’ lock? Want to yell 10-4 into the mic? Love some disco? Then you’re going to dig this! For the latest GBW we’ve decided to each list five our of favourite fad movies. Films that cashed in on pop culture’s whims before they completely lo…
89: Jennifer Jason Leigh (Never Bad)
Apr 27, 2018 • 142 min
After proclaiming Jennifer Jason Leigh as being “NEVER BAD” on our underrated 90’s episode we’ve now decided to dedicate an entire episode to one of our generation’s finest, and somewhat underrated, actors. From her start in a slasher movie, the iconic…
88: Revisit Revision
Apr 13, 2018 • 149 min
Ever seen a movie and either loved it or hated it only to come back to it a little bit later and have your opinion make a complete 360? It’s happened to all of us and for this episode of GBW we’ve decided to each pick five films which we changed our mi…
87: No Penetration
Mar 23, 2018 • 126 min
What happens when a star from the XXX world decides to try to cross over into the mainstream? What motivates them, how successful will they be doing so, and just how many bad b-movies can they star in? We’ve decided to talk about when “porn goes legit”…
86: Blue Underground
Mar 9, 2018 • 140 min
As huge supporters of physical media (just look at our insane collections for proof), we here at GBW are doing a series of episodes that spotlight some of the boutique labels that are releasing the kinds of films we love to purchase, watch, and talk ab…
85: The Ninja Trilogy
Feb 23, 2018 • 134 min
WARNING: This episode contains spoilers. It’s time to return to franchise territory as we’re heading back to the early 1980’s and a (not really) trilogy courtesy of one of our favourite 1980’s companies Cannon Films. This time out we’re looking at …
84: The Hooper
Feb 3, 2018 • 197 min
We’ve gone overboard on this episode of GBW! Before we hit our topic we talk about 17 (17!!) different films including a movie that will make you yell “SHAKMA!”, some superhero action, a Satanic babysitter, Casper Van Dien getting macho, an Oscar nomin…
83: Best Buddies
Jan 20, 2018 • 132 min
They may not get along at first but eventually these silver screen duos learn to work together and, in some cases, even become the best of pals. For this episode of GBW we’ve taken inspiration from such “buddy” films as Walter Hill’s 48 Hrs. to com…
82: 2017 Recap
Jan 5, 2018 • 180 min
For our first episode of 2018, GBW has decided to do our annual recap episode where we’ve picked our five favourite films of 2017, list the ones that didn’t quite make the cut, and all talk about the films we’re looking forward to this year. Did Jo…
81: Underrated 90’s
Dec 22, 2017 • 259 min
Time again for us to welcome back past guest Vince D’Amato for some “UNDERRATED” goodness! And what a marathon it turns out to be this time! We all agreed that the 70’s and 80’s seemed to be the best decades for films but all three of us were quit…
80: We Watched Stuff Redux
Dec 13, 2017 • 133 min
It’s been a little while since we’ve discussed all the movies we’re constantly watching so, for this episode in between guests, we decided just to talk all about the films that made their way onto our television screens. There’s some 80’s wrestling…
79: Bad Cookie vs. Body Horror
Nov 25, 2017 • 148 min
For this episode we welcome the team behind Vancouver based Bad Cookie Pictures, Ariel Hansen and Topher Graham, to talk all about their short films “Ready to Burst”, “Paint the Town Red”, and “The Man in the Rabbit Mask” as well as all their upcoming …
78: Scream Factory
Nov 13, 2017 • 149 min
Being big collectors and supporters of physical media, we here are GBW have decided to discuss another distributor of all sorts of genre gems on blu-ray and DVD. This time out it’s the much loved Scream Factory who have, over the last five years, deliv…
77: Jaws Franchise
Oct 27, 2017 • 139 min
Dunnn-nunnnn-dunnnn-nunnn. Welcome to episode 77 of GBW and this time it might not be safe to go into the water. It’s time for another franchise episode as we tackle the four Jaws films. Starting in 1975 with Steven Spielberg’s classic, Bruc…
76: Space Invaders
Oct 14, 2017 • 138 min
Do aliens exist? Do they come in peace? This is a question movies have asked for decades. It being the Halloween season, we’ve decided that if aliens are out there they most definitely WON’T be coming in peace. Therefore we’ve chosen our top five f…
75: Music Concerts & Curios
Sep 30, 2017 • 168 min
It’s been said that music is the Devil’s tool. For the latest episode of GBW we’ve decided to each pick our top six favourite concert films as well as six music curios - for a total of 666 (insert Devil’s horns here). It’s a mixture of new wave, hippie…
74: Bond 1962-1971
Sep 16, 2017 • 202 min
Bond, James Bond. If that’s not one of the more famous film lines in history, we don’t know what is. Welcome to the first of four episodes where we dive headfirst into the long-running and much loved James Bond series. Based on Ian Fleming’s no…
73: The Lazy Days Of Summer
Aug 28, 2017 • 136 min
Summer makes us lazy here at GBW. Plus, our planned episode just didn’t pan out. So, for this episode there is no topic and we’re talking about the abundant films we watched since last time. We start off talking about attending Vancouver’s Cine…
72: Synapse Films
Aug 13, 2017 • 173 min
We here at GBW are avid movie collectors and this is one of the greatest times to be one as there are many labels out there delivering the goods. That’s why we decided to take a suggestion from a listener and start shining the spotlight on the company…
71: Summer Camp
Jul 29, 2017 • 167 min
It’s a rite of passage when you’re a kid. Yes, we’re talking all about summer camp. We certainly don’t have great memories of going but lots of people out there do - which might explain why there’s quite a few movies set at camp be them horror, comed…
70: Underrated 80’s
Jul 14, 2017 • 185 min
The 70’s were just the beginning! We welcome back past guest/filmmaker Vince D’Amato as a co-host for the second in our series of episodes where we’ll be diving back into the past five decades of film. The 1980’s may go down as the most schizoph…
69: Headed For The 80’s
Jun 30, 2017 • 137 min
Before getting down to business in episode 70 with our “UNDERRATED 80’s” lists, we invited past guest (and friend to the podcast) Vince D’Amato to join us for a pre-episode where we talk all about what we’ve watched since last episode. We have an…
68: It’s A Wrap!
Jun 16, 2017 • 151 min
Universal debuted their “Dark Universe” line this past week with Tom Cruise’s The Mummy and the reception was, shall we say, less than kind. That’s where we come in as we’re here to tell you all about other films that contain some form of Egyptia…
67: 3D
Jun 3, 2017 • 168 min
Are you ready for the third dimension? For this episode we tackle 3D. From its heyday in the 1950’s, its impact on cinema going, the fact that it really was considered a “fad”, and its eventual resurgence in modern times. We also give our opini…
66: Scream Queens!
May 13, 2017 • 182 min
Linnea. Brinke. Michelle. If those three names paired together make sense to you, then this is the episode you want to hear! Actresses who have made a career appearing in numerous horror flicks have been given the title “Scream Queen” but what exac…
65: Musicians Who Act
Apr 28, 2017 • 158 min
For this episode we’ve decided to pick our favourite musicians who took a turn at acting as well. We’re not talking attempted ‘starmaking’ vehicles like Brittney Spear’s Crossroads or Mariah Carey in “Glitter” - we’re talking musicians who actually ma…
64: Jackie Kong
Apr 14, 2017 • 112 min
Jackie Kong has directed such films as The Being, Night Patrol and the cult classic Blood Diner. We got the opportunity to sit down with her before a Midnight screening of Diner to talk about her career, the longevity of her films and the struggles of…
63: We Watched Stuff
Mar 31, 2017 • 158 min
After a three week hiatus in which co-host Josh was on vacation, we ended up watching way too much stuff! First off, Josh tells us all about the cool and bizarre stuff he saw on his two week jaunt to Japan and then we get down to the business at …
62: Underrated 70’s
Mar 10, 2017 • 211 min
Strap yourselves in for a marathon! We welcome back past guest Vince D’Amato as a co-host for the first in a series of episodes where we’ll be diving back into the past five decades of film. The 1970’s was a great time for movies but, like all d…
61: GBW n the Hood
Feb 24, 2017 • 153 min
For this episode of GBW we get down with our ‘gangsta’ self. Thanks to the success of Boyz n the Hood there was a heavy influx of movies set in the ‘hood - usually the mean streets of Los Angeles or New York City. We look back at this sub-genre and t…
60: Bill & Ted Franchise
Feb 10, 2017 • 177 min
“Party On, Dudes!” Take a trip in a time travelling phone booth with us as we look back at the Bill & Ted franchise. These two dunderheaded California surfer dudes with rock star dreams entertained us (and caused all sorts of havoc throughout ti…
59: Ryan & Megan Nicholson
Jan 27, 2017 • 110 min
For episode 59 of GBW we invite two special guests to the show: Ryan and Megan Nicholson. Ryan’s been in the special effects game since way back in the 1990’s and has worked on such films as Final Destination, The Pledge, and many more. He also …
58: Home Wreckers
Jan 13, 2017 • 135 min
Obsession meets psychosis for the latest episode of GBW where we dive into one of our favourite sub-genres: Home wrecking crazy girls. We’re talking girls who worm their way into the families of their crushes and proceed to destroy them. Teenagers wh…
57: 2016 Recap
Jan 1, 2017 • 179 min
It’s the beginning of a new year and time for our annual recap of the movies of the past year. We pick our top five favourite films of the year (and argue a bit about it), have some honourable mentions, and list the movies we’re anticipating for …
56: It’s Cold!
Dec 18, 2016 • 138 min
If you lived in a climate that actually had winter, I’m sure you remember wishing there’d be a snow day on those days the white stuff was falling from the sky. A day of snowball fights, snowmen, and generally non-education related mayhem. For th…
55: Jeffrey Combs / Barbara Crampton
Dec 2, 2016 • 121 min
For the first of a new GBW series, we’ve gathered together a duo of actors who we think are worth talking about. Most known for their work in 1985’s Re-Animator, we look at the careers and highlights of cult actors Jeffrey Combs and Barbara Cramp…
54: The Big House
Nov 18, 2016 • 173 min
“Live a life of crime and you do the time.” For this episode we visit ‘The Big House’. That’s right, we head behind bars to talk all about prison movies. We’ve excluded women-in-prison (as that is an episode unto itself) but here we talk all ab…
53: Under The Sea
Nov 5, 2016 • 153 min
Plenty of unknown things lurk under the water and for the latest episode of GBW we go diving into the horror genre to bring you some of our favourite (and not so favourite) water based monster movies. Instead of focusing on sharks, octopi, and ot…
52: American Zombies!
Oct 21, 2016 • 161 min
With the return of “The Walking Dead” upon us very soon, we’ve decided to dive into the flesh-eating sub-genre of zombie flicks placing our focus on the American made entries. We all know that George A. Romero and “Night of the Living Dead” is re…
51: RoboCop Franchise
Oct 8, 2016 • 175 min
“Your move, creep.” Nowadays 1987’s RoboCop is considered a sci-fi/action classic. We thought it was time to revisit the entire franchise and learnt all about the laws of diminishing returns. We also declare that Paul Verhoeven is awesome, Fran…
50: Todd Masters
Sep 23, 2016 • 100 min
We made it! That’s right, GBW has hit 50! And what better way to celebrate than to bring you our biggest guest ever! To help us celebrate our 50th, we talk to effects maestro Todd Masters. The head of Masters FX and having worked on such films…
49: Top 10 80’s Action
Sep 9, 2016 • 177 min
Growing up in the 80’s was the prime time for some high testosterone manliness and THE decade for the All-American action hero. The kind of guy who could take out an entire army of baddies all by himself - usually with guns that never seemed to need r…
48: The Raimi
Aug 19, 2016 • 164 min
With his kinetic energy, creative camera movements, and (at times goofy) sense of humour, Sam Raimi has made tons of memorable films during his career. Aside from being behind one of the more iconic horror franchises in the past thirty-years with The …
47.5: Catching Up / Deadly Vehicles [Pt. 2]
Aug 6, 2016 • 64 min
Oh, boy, do we have a lot of movies to talk about this time! So many, in fact, that we’ve decided to split this episode into two parts. We’ve finished talking about what we’ve watched and now it’s time to talk all about “Deadly Vehicles”. From …
47: Catching Up / Deadly Vehicles [Pt. 1]
Jul 24, 2016 • 138 min
Oh, boy, do we have a lot of movies to talk about this time! So many, in fact, that we’ve decided to split this episode into two parts. This first installment has Chris and Josh bringing you up to speed on what they’ve been watching including so…
46: Vince D’Amato
Jul 1, 2016 • 125 min
This week on GBW we welcome special guest, Vince D’Amato. A staple on the Vancouver indie film circuit for around fifteen years, Vince co-founded Creepy Six Films who are responsible for such flicks as Vampires vs. Zombies (aka Carmilla) and The …
45: Caligula
Jun 17, 2016 • 152 min
Somehow in 1979, Penthouse hooked up with some Italian filmmakers and “legit” actors like Malcolm McDowell and Helen Mirren to make a historical film about the life and insanity of Roman Emperor Caligula. Oh, and did I mention they also decided to ins…
44: Movie Reference Books!
Jun 3, 2016 • 161 min
Yes, there was a time before the good ‘ole internet where we actually had to resort to books (not IMDB) to learn about movies. Where we built up of knowledge of all things filmmaker, horror, b-movie, and beyond. It was a glorious time to be a kid and…
43: Lesser Known Monsters
May 13, 2016 • 150 min
We all know Frankenstein. King Kong. Godzilla. But what about the monsters equally as cool that you might not know about? This episode we shine the light on monsters we think deserve more recognition from the smallest of minions, to a toothy outer …
42: Missing In Action!
Apr 29, 2016 • 157 min
Hey, kids! Do you like explosions? Our hero having his name yelled repeatedly by upset bad guys? Top rippings? Jet powered boats? Bad covers of Rod Stewart songs? You’ll get all this and more as we tackle the Missing in Action series for episode …
41: Robin Bougie
Apr 15, 2016 • 88 min
This episode we sit down with Robin Bougie. Cartoonist, creator of the off-beat Cinema Sewer magazine, writer of the awesome XXX poster loving Graphic Thrills books, and recently behind the adult comic book “Sugar Spread”. We talk all about the …
40: The Outsiders Legacy
Apr 1, 2016 • 172 min
We read S.E. Hinton’s novel in school. We got caught up in the tale of the greasers vs. the socs. Francis Ford Coppola brought it to the big screen and brought one of the biggest young ensemble casts of the 80’s. Names like Howell, Swayze, Lowe, …
39: Top Ten Vampire Movies
Mar 18, 2016 • 150 min
Of all the horror sub-genres it’s pretty safe to say that vampires have been given the most attention. There’s just so many out there, how could you possibly choose? That’s where we come in! We’ve both chosen our top ten favourite vampire movie…
38: Drive-In Double Features
Mar 4, 2016 • 141 min
Despite having its peak in the 50’s and 60’s, the drive-in movie theatre will be forever ingrained into history. Where else can you spend a summer night watching two movies, stuffing your face full of popcorn and hot dogs, hanging out with buddies, an…
37: The Corman
Feb 19, 2016 • 126 min
There’s not too many people you can point at and say they are not only a legend but also a maverick, a shrewd businessman, a mentor, and a harvester of talent but all these things (and more) can be said about legendary filmmaker/producer Roger Corman.
36: Tapeheads
Feb 6, 2016 • 99 min
In the 80’s John Cusack starred in many beloved flicks such as Better Off Dead and Say Anything… but we’re willing to be you probably haven’t heard of the subject of this episode: 1988’s Tapeheads. Co-starring Cusack and Tim Robbins this off-be…
35: These Covers Go To 11
Jan 22, 2016 • 163 min
In tribute to the recent passings of Lemmy and David Bowie we’ve decided to venture into the world of music for this episode. And what better way to do that than talk about covers? We all have heard them. Some we love for how they change the origina…
34: 2015 Recap
Jan 8, 2016 • 163 min
It’s a marathon of an episode for our first show of 2016! Your hosts, Chris and Josh, have seen quite a few movies since the last time we spoke and we tell you all about Don “The Dragon” Wilson’s ‘sweet ass’, take a trip on the Midnight Meat Train, ge…
33: Brisson & The Bronx
Dec 18, 2015 • 145 min
It’s comics meets the post apocalypse as we welcome creator/writer Ed Brisson (Sheltered, Cluster, The Violent) to the show to talk about his career, influences and determination to get into the world of comic books. We discuss his beginnings as an in…
32: 70’s -80’s Sitcoms
Dec 4, 2015 • 137 min
Come and knock on our door… If you recognize that line, then you’ll definitely want to listen to us talk all about the sitcoms we watched growing up from the 70’s and 80’s. Shows about roommates, radio disc jockeys, orphans, and all sorts of dysfun…
31: The Black Hole
Nov 20, 2015 • 113 min
What lies within The Black Hole? Who decided to let Slim Pickens voice a robot? Just what the hell (literally) is going on in that finale? We ask these questions and more as we take a look at Disney’s 1979 sci-fi not-so-epic. This is a movie that s…
30: Psycho Kids
Nov 7, 2015 • 101 min
Whitney Houston may have believed that the “children are our future” but what if said future included being attacked by the very same children? We’ve always believed that the youth are innocent and pure but for this episode of GBW we’re going to shine…
29: Craig Davidson (aka: Nick Cutter)
Oct 23, 2015 • 84 min
We’re excited to bring you this very special episode of GBW! We trekked our way to the Vancouver Writer’s Fest and had the pleasure of sitting down with author Craig Davidson (aka: Nick Cutter) writer of the Giller nominated “Cataract City”, the …
28: Remakes
Oct 16, 2015 • 140 min
If there’s one thing that makes the general movie geek population angry it’s the topic of this episode: remakes. In a time where it seems there’s remakes, reboots, and re-dos being announced almost daily we take the time to talk about some of the b…
27: Gotcha!
Oct 2, 2015 • 101 min
It’s paint guns, espionage, virgins, bad-ass Russians, and more as we jet back to 1985 and take a look at Jeff Kanew’s Gotcha! Starring Anthony Edwards (Revenge of the Nerds) and Linda Fiorentino, this teen spy comedy was a staple of our youth and …
26: Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!
Sep 25, 2015 • 147 min
Insects. Creepy crawlies. Bugs. We all know them. We all hate them. Which is probably why there’s so damn many killer insect movies out there. From bees, to slugs, to cockroaches, and much more we take a look at our multiple-legged pests and name…
25: The Cannonball Run
Sep 13, 2015 • 100 min
Jump in your Lamborghini and break the speed limit with us as we talk all about one of our most beloved childhood classics, The Cannonball Run! Released in 1981 and directed by stunt man-turned-director Hal Needham, this Burt Reynolds starring come…
24: The Landis
Sep 4, 2015 • 133 min
It’s hard not to think of the 80’s without thinking of the movies of John Landis. This is the guy who was responsible for making not only the movie that started the low-budget frat sex comedies that followed in its wake (Animal House) but also the gre…
23: A Nightmare On Elm Street 2
Aug 21, 2015 • 106 min
This week Chris and Josh are joined by Matt Kelly from The Saint Mort Show and Horror Movie Night podcasts to talk all about your favourite razor-handed killer, Freddy Krueger. For our second, more streamlined, movie specific episode we decided to sk…
22: Youth Gone Wild
Aug 14, 2015 • 123 min
If you’ve ever crossed the street to avoid some sketchy looking teenagers, this might be the episode for you! Welcome to GBW episode 22 where we tackle the “Youth Gone Wild” (thanks, Skid Row!). What happens when the youth is pushed to far or give…
21: Street Trash
Jul 31, 2015 • 119 min
[Warning: Spoilers Within] Welcome to our first movie specific episode as we tackle the 1987 gore cult classic “Street Trash”! Directed by Jim Muro and written by Roy Frumkes (Document of the Dead), this little ditty is about the homeless p…
20: Found Footage
Jul 22, 2015 • 129 min
Summer vacation is officially over for us which could only mean… more episodes! For our return we’ve decided to tackle the found footage sub-genre that seems to be taking over the horror genre at the moment. Despite Chris’ bitterness and Josh’s …
19: Movie Memories
Jun 25, 2015 • 117 min
For episode 19 of The Good, The Bad & The Wretched we hop into a time machine to get nostalgic (again) and talk about our favourite movie memories. What movies shaped our tastes? What’s the first flick we remember seeing in the cinema? Who the he…
18: The Wasteland
May 29, 2015 • 144 min
In honour of the release of George Miller’s latest Max Max epic “Fury Road” we’ve decided to take a leap into the bleak future where resources are scarce, cars and people are armoured up and all punk rock, and our heroes are gruff. That’s right, it…
17: Science!
May 8, 2015 • 126 min
Science has its good sides and its bad sides. For episode 17 we focus on the bad side. We’re talking manic, change-the-world-for-the-worse types of scientists who lust for power and recognition while not hesitating to do nasty things to the human bod…
16: M.I.A. Directors
Apr 24, 2015 • 131 min
Have you ever watched a movie and thought “That was great! I wonder what else the director made?” only to hop on IMDB and see the answer is: not much. Disappointment ensues. For episode 16 we’ve compiled a list of directors who”ve made movies w…
15: We Get Nostalgic
Apr 9, 2015 • 123 min
We can all admit that our tween and teenage years is where we began to develop our taste in entertainment. It was when we gathered together our idols, found things cooler than they probably deserved to be, and (of course) fell in love and had crushes …
14: The Troma
Mar 20, 2015 • 103 min
Troma is a name synonymous with b-movies. The makers of The Toxic Avenger, distributors of such cult classics as Bloodsucking Freaks, and generally all-around awesome studio headed by the always entertaining Lloyd Kaufman. For episode 14 we talk…
13: When Animals Attack
Mar 6, 2015 • 117 min
Have you ever wondered if your pet wants to kill you in the night? Are you afraid of running into a bear while on a hike? And just what’s up with that neighborhood dog who keeps snarling at you? Welcome to episode 13! This time out we’re talki…
12: Soundtracks!
Feb 24, 2015 • 133 min
There’s the saying that music can be a soundtrack for your life - we’re going to take it literally as we tell you all about our favourite movie soundtracks and moments that benefit from having some really awesome (or appropriate) tunes. But first…
11: Howl at the Moon
Jan 27, 2015 • 112 min
It’s a full moon out. Your skin starts to crawl. You feel a change coming from within. The animal in you takes over… Welcome back for episode 11 of GBW! This time we tackle a monster sub-genre as we shoot a silver bullet right through the h…
10: Sequelitis
Jan 1, 2015 • 110 min
Happy New Year from GBW! Not only is this our first episode of 2015, it’s also our tenth! To celebrate hitting double digits we’ve decided to tackle a subject that gives us the most mixed feelings ever: sequels. But first we talk about what we’…
9: Humbug!
Dec 19, 2014 • 101 min
Merry Christmas from GBW! It’s the most wonderful time of the year (for watching Christmas themed fare) and for episode nine we’ve decided to name some of our favourite holiday flicks be them the Santa slashing of Silent Night, Deadly Night, the …
8: Robots Gone Wild!
Dec 5, 2014 • 107 min
Need input! Episode eight is here and we’ve decided to talk about man’s (second) best friend: Robots. Or they could be our worst enemy, depending on the day. Tune in and hear us talk about Terminator, Hardware, Blade Runner, and even The I…
7: The Savini
Nov 21, 2014 • 79 min
For episode seven we’ve decided to focus on one of the big horror icons from our youth: Tom Savini. He’s the guy who brought effects to our attention in such films as Dawn of the Dead, Friday the 13th, and Maniac. We talk about his effects, his actin…
6: It Was The Boogeyman
Oct 29, 2014 • 116 min
As we approach All Hallow’s Eve what better way to celebrate than to talk about Michael Myers and the Halloween series? In episode six of GBW we go through the entire series from John Carpenter’s 1978 classic all the way to Rob Zombie’s not-so-go…
5: Loincloths, Babes, Swords, and Clerics?!
Oct 13, 2014 • 94 min
Whether it’s the clang of swords, the half-naked girls, or the magic of wizards; when you were a kid sword ‘n’ sorcery flicks were so very awesome. In episode five of GBW we talk about the sub-genre that birthed heroes like Conan, Dar, and Ator. …
4: The Carpenter
Sep 26, 2014 • 79 min
f you grew up in the 80s, then you know the name John Carpenter. After getting you up to speed with what we’ve watched and a few newsworthy things we tackle the filmography of the director of such flicks as Halloween and Big Trouble in Little China.
3: Rock On!
Sep 13, 2014 • 98 min
We’re ready to rock out for our third episode of GBW! This time, after telling you about what we’ve watched and any news that caught our eye, we tackle one of the greatest sub-genre’s ever: Rock ‘n’ Roll Movies! Hear what we think of Spi…
2: The King
Aug 27, 2014 • 91 min
Welcome back for episode two of GBW! This time out we talk about things we’ve seen and various news worthy topics before we dive into the film’s of North America’s best-selling author Stephen King. We discuss the films of his we love, hate, and …
1: Introduce Yourself…
Aug 13, 2014 • 50 min
For the inaugural episode of GBW meet Chris and Josh as we go over our vast love of film, how we met each other and got started on the path to podcasting, our experiences with genre site The Video Graveyard, and some of our favourite things. It’s like…