Wednesday, September 20, 2017

GO HOME IN A BOX - EPISODE 22: "FEED ME, SEYMOUR: ODDBALL MUSICALS"

On the latest edition of Go Home in a Box, Chris and Joel are joined once again by Roxie, because this show needed a shot of estrogen! She provides some excellent insight as the gang discuss some of the stranger musical films that have bludgeoned the senses. Colorful and madcap and totally off-kilter, movies like Little Shop of Horrors, The Apple and of course, the king of oddball song and dance films, The Rocky Horror Picture Show are discussed and dissected.

Plus, get the scoop on the latest new retro releases on blu-ray and dvd, an In Memoriam segment for the late great character actor Harry Dean Stanton, and the latest edition of STUMP JOEL!

Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your podcast source for deep discussion of genre films.

A downloadable version of the show can be found here.

Go Home in a Box can also be found on iTunes and Google Play under the Place to Be Nation POP network of podcasts.


Friday, September 15, 2017

WHAT AM I WATCHING THIS WEEK??: Edition 1: 9/15

I have been the proud owner of a Roku since 2010. Yes, kids, I owned a Roku before it was cool to own a Roku. Back then, it was essentially a device that Netflix paired up with to bring its streaming service to your television. Of course, back then, Netflix also had content for miles. Not like now, where its just a bunch of television shows and original content. *YAWN*. I have since cancelled my Netflix subscription because, let's face it, they no longer care to cater to cinephiles like you and I. They just want consumers to binge, so here is a bunch of episodic fare for your brain to sponge. Gimme a break.

But I digress. Since 2010, I have purchased two more Roku devices: the Roku 2 and the Roku 3. Mainly because there is no longer any support for the original device, rendering it almost useless for newer channels. In that time, I have come to add the Amazon Prime Video channel. If you sign up for Amazon Prime shipping, their streaming video service is a nice addition. Like any movie maniac, I have searched this thing up and down for movies and you would be surprised at the number of available films they have. They are to movie streaming now what Netflix was back in 2010 in the early days of Roku.

So consider this a new addition to Retro Movie Nerd; a piece that I call "What's Am I Watching This Week". Catchy, no? I am not paid by Amazon to do this. I just feel that they now have the superior library in comparison to Netflix. Amazon still cares to supply customers with movies. Netflix doesn't. Simple as that. I just want to share with my readers the various films available for viewing.

Let's start with a trio of films from the great year of 1973, shall we?


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

GO HOME IN A BOX - EPISODE 21: "BAD BOYS: FAVORITE SCI-FI/ FANTASY VILLAINS"

It's yet another list show, because everyone loves lists! This week, Chris & Joel narrow down their favorite sci-fi/fantasy villains to five each. Making the list include bespectacled psychopath, a couple of post-apocalyptic psychopaths, a military psychopath and a cyborg. Join them for their countdown to their favorite bad guy from the sci-fi/fantasy realm.

Plus, the guys rundown the week's new retro releases on blu-ray and Chris takes a flamethrower to Netflix.

Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your podcast source for discussion of genre films from the VHS era and beyond.

A downloadable version of the show can be found here.

Go Home in a Box can also be found on iTunes and Google Play under the Place to Be Nation POP network of podcasts.