“Samurai Cop” Matt Hannon: The Next Tommy Wiseau?

Matt Hannon went from being Sylvester Stallone’s bodyguard to movie star in just 27 years. In 2004, a film canister containing an unreleased 1991 movie was discovered in storage. The buddy film “Samurai Cop” was plagued with terrible dialogue, bad acting, and questionable continuity. Scenes from the movie went viral which was followed by sold-out midnight screenings across the nation.

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Top 5 Movie Stars with Christmas Misses

  Mike Spiegelman tackles the top 5 worst Christmas movies made by major movie stars. 5. Robin Williams – Toys (1992) – Let’s begin twenty years ago when the creative force behind Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) released a Christmas movie. Director Barry Levinson and the late actor Robin Williams whipped up an original trailer where Williams riffed in costume and on set. The production looked mismatched and detached, Williams ranted on, but at least the trailer was 3 minutes long. The actual film departed from Levinson’s grounded family stories into…

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Watch: “Star Wars Holiday Special”

“Star Wars Holiday Special” was ridiculous marriage of the future of filmmaking and the past of TV variety shows. As kids we were so excited to get more Star Wars at our own home! Now that I think of it, we went from seeing the movie in theater to watching the seeing the special on a little black and white TV! Here’s the special and below an oral history and more background. You’ve been warned.It’s the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special. It made us all sad. Watch it here.   Don’t be an…

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“Ninja 3: The Domination” with Todd Levin

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp192.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSMore like the “Ninja 3: The Dumb-ination,” Am I right? Conan writer Todd Levin joins me to talk about great, great mess of a movie. We were going to watch some other movie, but Todd emails me that this movie is amazing and he was right! We take down this Canon Classic! About the lead actress Lucinda Dickey from IMDB: Lucinda was par t of the troupe when Solid Gold’s third season began and a short biography of her was included in…

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You’re Pittying the Wrong Fool, Fool

Variety’s website put up a picture of actor/comedian David Alan Grier with a caption meant for role model, Mr. T. It’s hard to say if it was a human error or something is wrong with their Geosites site or something. But still, catch those errors. One guy has a very recognizable haircut, he’s pretty unique. Let’s talk about the article, it was about Food Network trying to reach younger audiences by doing shows with comedians. Who are the bridges to the young kids? They hired the great Arsenio Hall and DAG.…

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Chuck Norris in his first film “Breaker, Breaker!”

Where Chuck Norris began… and almost ended his film career. Before “Walker, Texas Ranger,” Chuck Norris kicked his way through the 70’s trucker/dirt bike/kung fu movie “Breaker! Breaker!” It’s 1977 and everyone wants to be a trucker. That was the craze. So someone figured to put some Karate and some so trucks together.

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When Netflix & Game Shows use ICA, an “Intolerant Computerized Algorithm”

I recently watched a doc on Netflix about LA gangs. It was really good. Netflix’s computerized system was right to assume I would want to watch other docs on gangs. I can see them thinking that would spill into docs about gangsters and people in jail. I guess it would also make sense that I like docs in general. I get that too. But why would they think I would want to watch a beloved family sitcom based on watching “Crips and Bloods?” I don’t see the connection. Other computer fails:

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Flop House 2: “Ghost Shark”

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp172.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Nicko finally gets me to watch “Ghost Shark.” Spoiler alert: It’s spoiled. A shark dies in a mysterious cave and that make him a ghost. He can pass through anything as long as it water. You know, puddles, hoses, drool. But the can still eat you. Watch below. But not while driving, you might fall asleep at the wheel. On this show: Nicko and I talk about her new book, she mentions I’m Jewish, shitty co-workers, Nicko’s viral video, her…

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