Have you ever seen a movie so bad that it's amazing? Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas want to hear about it! We'll watch it with our funniest friends, and report back to you with the results.
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Where do we start with Old Dogs? Human puppet suits? A cross-eyed Rita Wilson? Sports marketing? Paul, June, and Jason invite Casey Wilson to help sift through the farts and crotch-shots that make up this 87 minute masterpiece. Casey and Paul reenact one of the more subtle, dramatic moments from the film, while Jason crosses the line with his jet-pack criticisms. Listen to see if your tag-line got used, and be sure to check us out on Facebook !
It is rumored that Battlefield Earth contains subliminal messages designed to brainwash people into joining The Church of Scientology. If so, Paul, Jason, June, and Rob Huebel are the smartest, most able-minded people ever to sit down and suffer through it. If you share Jason’s rage at the inconsistency of this film or Rob’s anger at the extreme un-sexiness of the characters, than you must join us for this celebration of awfulness. Plus, listen to hear if your Razzie category was selected. Keep sending in your movie suggestions, and join us on Facebook.
Zack Snyder made a two hour music video called Sucker Punch and we're here to tell you why you shouldn't see it. Paul, Jason, June and Chelsea Peretti fought fate to watch this disaster and are attempting the impossible: Explaining what the hell it's about. Between the rape dancing, the comic book costumes, and the bizarre performance of Mr. Blue we can't guarantee you closure but we can guarantee you some laughs!
The Smurfs is a movie about an ad executive who is struggling with a pregnant girlfriend and a big assignment at work. Am I missing anything? Paul F. Tompkins joins the gang to discuss this kid's movie and its many flaws: The unnecessarily complicated language, the blatant animal abuse, the awkward casting of Tim Gunn, even the terrible trailers are up for judgment. We introduce the first ever Second Opinions segment, and as always close it up with You've Got Mail. If you've got a child's heart, or had to drag your children to see this movie, you'll enjoy this episode!
The Wicker Man has a measly 14% on Rotten Tomatoes. Does it deserve this terrible score? Jonah Ray is in the studio to deconstruct and celebrate the ridiculousness of this Neil Labute remake disaster. We also get a call from Liam O’Donnell, one of the writers of Skyline, who defends his movie and offers up an explanation of how it got made. In case that isn’t enough, we’ve got a special tease into our next episode which you can expect earlier than normal. Now if you’ll excuse me, I have a special ceremony to attend.
We're very fortunate to have two experts this week joining us to discuss The Room. First off we have Steve Heisler from The AV Club who has made it his journalistic duty to learn everything he can about this disaster. Also joining us is Mark (Oh, hi Mark!), aka Greg Sestero who also worked behind-the-scenes as a producer. Tuxedo football, outdoor green screens, unnecessary double casting, Mark knows how it all came to be and he's here to share it all with us. Enjoy!
You'd think that the comedic prowess of Arnold Schwarzenegger, the acting talents of Sinbad, and the star power of a Jim Belushi cameo would make for the ultimate Christmas movie! Instead we have an illogical and unbelievable commercial masked as a movie. Join the How Did This Get Made? crew and Joe Mande for this bonus holiday episode and listen in to hear if your Eardrop made it! Happy Holidays!
If you've had the misfortune of being imprinted with Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, than please join us as we journey through the boring yet endlessly confusing relationship of Bella and Edward. Doug Benson is our guest of honor and together we try out hardest to understand this love story that has captivated the tweens of the nation. Does Doug love this movie? You'll have to listen to find out!
2011 was a great year for Nic Cage. He made Season of the Witch, Drive Angry, and this week’s selection, Trespass. It broke the record for shortest time between theatrical premiere and DVD release, and if you watched it I think you know why. We invited Rachael Harris to join us for a discussion of this widely despised Schumacher thriller. If this episode left you wanting more, be sure to come to How Did This Get Made? LIVE at Largo on February 7th for a discussion of Birdemic: Shock and Terror!