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Episode 056 – Dead Alive

braindead-dead-alive.22903Dead Alive (1992)

“A young man’s mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.”

…Wow, way to undersell it.

This movie is one of Peter Jackson’s greats, before the Lord of the Rings trilogy happened and cemented him as a “serious” film maker. Dead Alive (aka Braindead in every territory except for North America) was his follow up to “Meet The Feebles”, which is highly recommended if you’ve not seen it.

This film held the record for the most amount of fake blood ever used, so there’s that at least.

This one is a short episode, Swan and Bill have been on a break for a while and we’re welcoming you back with this wonderful masterpiece.

Dead Alive stars Timothy BalmeDiana PeñalverElizabeth Moody, and Ian Watkin, and was directed by Peter Jackson.

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Episode 055 – We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story

We're_Back!_Movie_PosterWe’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story (1993)

“Four fun-loving dinosaurs take a trip to New York City, courtesy of Captain. Neweyes. The time-traveling alien is intent on bringing some joy to the lives of the children of the Big Apple. After eating a potion to boost their smarts and cuddliness, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops Woog, Pterodactyl Elsa and Hadrosaur Dweeb hit the town! But trouble soon arrives when Neweyes’ evil brother hatches a devious plot.”

…What?  …What the fuck did I just read?  …It doesn’t get any better when you watch this movie.

This movie was so upsetting that we even brought some special guest hosts to discuss their views on the film.

Come on and join us for this one! Swan and Bill discuss the parallels between Dinosaurs and North Carolina’s HB2, and also have a fairly in depth conversation of great film trilogies.

Thanks for listening, So That Happened loves you.

We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story features the voice talents of John GoodmanCharles FleischerWalter Cronkite and Martin Short and was directed by the team of Phil NibbelinkSimon Wells, Dick Zondag, and Ralph Zondag.

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Episode 054 – Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance

Samurai_Cop_2_(2015)_Theatrical_PosterSamurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance (2015)

“It’s 25 years later, and Detective Frank Washington is forced to team up with his long estranged partner Joe Marshall to solve a series of assassinations”

Wait… is that what happened here? Naked women, long haired men without shirts, lots of samurai action, Tommy Wiseau being himself.

Swan and Bill struggle to see if there is a plot inside of this miraculous masterpiece.

We’ve been gone for a while, but the wait was worth it!

Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance stars Matthew KaredasMark FrazerBai Ling, and Tommy Wiseau, and was directed by Gregory Hatanaka.

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Episode 053 – Ninja III: The Domination

Ninja_III_The_DominationNinja III: The Domination (1984)

“An evil ninja attempts to avenge his death from beyond the grave, by possessing an innocent woman’s body.”

Oh, but there’s so much more!

Ninja movies, meet Flashdance, meet the Exorcist, meets Poltergeist… This is one of the fantastic films produced by The Cannon Group in the 80’s during the Golan Globus era, so you KNOW that it’s just epic!

Spend an hour with us, we’ll make it worth your time!

Ninja III: The Domination stars Shô KosugiLucinda DickeyJordan Bennet, and David Chung and was directed by Sam Firstenberg.

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Episode 052 – Catwoman

CatwomanCatwoman (2004)

“A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.”

No… no… that’s not really what’s going on here.

There’s a whole lot of fuckery going on here, THAT’S what’s going on!

Put on your headphones and join the fantastic voyage with Swan and Bill… this is a good one.

Catwoman stars Halle BerryBenjamin BrattSharon Stone, and Lambert Wilson and was directed byPitof.

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