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“Samurai Cop” – Matt Hannon Tells All

“Samurai Cop” cop star, Matt Hannon,  sat at my dining room table for a candid, fascinating interview.

Find out some of the shooting secrets to some of the great scenes. Why was Matt wearing a woman’s wig in parts of the film? Was Matt dead? And for how long?

Matt opens up about his two real life felony convictions. Between shooting “Samurai Cop” and the eventual sequel Matt went to prison twice. He’s open up to what happened.

Listen to our review of the film from back in the day!

What’s with the dialogue? And why did Matt break my dining room chair? Don’t lean back on a wooden chair, dude!

Matt also talks about being Sylvester Stallone’s body guard, and opens up about his life of crime.SamuraiStills5

Give to the Kickstarter for “Samurai Cop 2!”

Thanks to Greg and Cinema Epoch.

Matt talks about being jealous of Sylvester Stallone. Mat was Stallone’s body-guard, but he dreamed of being the star. He finally got the chance.

No one ever thought this film would see the light of day.. and it almost didn’t. Matt tells us the unusual story of the movie’s discovery.

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Steven Seagal Chews Up Scenery and Pizza

Steven Seagal Chews Up Scenery and Pizza

Steven Seagal is “The Glimmer Man.” Keenen Ivory Wayans is the poor guy stuck as his partner. Emmy winner Chris Regan (“Shatner Rules”) and Local Emmy loser Paul Sullivan (Sullybaseball.com) were forced to watch this movie. They are back with a full report. I walked out of this movie when it came out. And I saw it on a plane. Hello. But listener and former guest Bucky Sinister suggested the film. I’m a man of my word… but shit man… what did I ever do to you? Seriously. Jeez.

“The Gravy Man” was one of Seagal’s last chances at getting back in the movie game. His last chance to play a cop, before actually being one.

But buddy cop films are not as easy as they seem. Stalone makes throwing out cool lines look effortless and Eddie Murphy can make any temper tantrum look funny. But it doesn’t mean any Tom, Dick and Henry Jaglom can just jump in squad car.

There’s the good, the bad the ugly. “The Glimmer Man” is the bad.
Here are the past reviews of the good and the ugly. You figure out which is which.
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(I know I promise Chris Gore and Logan’s Run. But Chris told me he couldn’t promote it until January, so I’m going to hold it for a couple of weeks. I have some great shows in the can, including guests like Wayne Federman, Sharon Houston, Nicko, and the guys from “Story Worthy.” I’m going to record “Hard Ticket to Hawaii” with Nicko this week and try to turn it around for next week.)
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Rob Schrab Eats “Deadly Prey”

Rob Schrab Eats “Deadly Prey”

Rob Schrab (Sarah Silverman Program, Heat Vision and Jack) joins us to proudly resent “Deadly Prey.” It’s an ultra violent low-budget Rambo rip off. Speaking of rip offs, the star cuts off a bad guy’s arm and beats him with it. It’s a wonderfully flawed film with lots of “WTF” moments.

Download the movie here. Or watch on Youtube below. But whatever you do, Don’t Get Danton!
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A good night for bad cop films

A good night for bad cop films

Tonight LA has a chance to see three crappy cop films. First, friend of the podcast John Mathot presents “Psycho Cop 2.” Not only will “Horrible Movie Night” show the film but the Psycho Cop himself, Bobby Ray Shafer, will attend the show, and participate in the Q & A after the film! Better get your tickets now, or Officer Vickers might run you in!

 

Or if blond Samurais are more your speed, check out the “Samurai Cop” and
“Hollywood Cop” double feature presented by “Everything is Terrible.” We reviewed the first film in an earlier episode.

The show starts at 10!

Samurai Cop -Protection in a Wig

Samurai Cop -Protection in a Wig

This 80’s “Lethal Weapon” rip off is a generous giver of gaffs, goofs and  gapes. Bad editing, no continuity, bad dialogue and a Samurai Cop who is neither a cop or a samurai is proudly resented in this episode. This is the movie with the famous fickle horny nurse scene and the great actor Robert Z’Dar.

Actor Russell Steinberg, Luke Stepleton (Machinima) and Eric Nyenhuis  join host Adam Spiegelman.

Plus: What is Machinima? Luke explains the future of media to the other three old guys. AKA “How to Make it big on the Youtubes.”

Update: Listen to the interview with the star of the movie: Matt Hannon.