“Collision Course” (1989) was an attempt to capitalize on the matinée idol, Jay Leno and teen heart-throb, Pat Morita. Jim Wise (writer “Mad TV,” “Tonight Show With Jay Leno”) recaps with me this cop movie disaster.
Jim also talks about the Denzel Washington copflop “Ricochet.”
Plot of Collision Course: A Japanese investigator (Morita) and a Detroit cop (Leno) team up to track down a stolen prototype turbocharger.
Battleship Pretension – Hunger Games & Killer Kids (w/Josh Fadem)
Tyler Smith & David Bax of Battleship Pretension review “The Hunger Games” and are joined by comedian & actor Josh Fadem (30 Rock, Eagle Heart) to discuss killer kids in movies.
**NOTE: During the discussion of Gus Van Sant’s “Elephant” Josh appears to say that the film “isn’t about anything.” This is a misleading edit. Josh was actually referring to Alan Clarke’s “Elephant,” not the Gus Van Sant film.***
Battleship Pretension – 4:44 Last Day on Earth & End of the World movies (w/Pat Healy)
Tyler Smith & David Bax of Battleship Pretension review “4:44 Last Day on Earth” and are joined by actor Pat Healy (“The Innkeepers,” “Compliance”) to discuss end-of-the-world movies.