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Oct 22 2015

Episode 86: Mechanocinephilia (with the Occasional Devil Cult)

0086 CarsThis week, dear listeners, we bring you an episode about Melissa’s obsession with car movies! We talk about car chases, car crashes, car explosions, and, of course, devil cults.

If you would like to drink along, you’ll need to go to a gas station in Wisconsin to pick up a bottle of Three Lakes Winery semi-sweet cranberry wine. But we won’t judge you if you substitute something within easier reach!

Show notes behind the cut!

Movies mentioned:
Fury Road
The Road Warrior
The Blues Brothers
Hooper
Smokey and the Bandit
Bullitt
The French Connection
Race with the Devil
Gone in 60 Seconds
Duel
C’etait un rendez-vous
To Live and Die in L.A.
The Dead Pool
The Hitcher
The Bourne Identity
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
Speed
The Rock
Bad Boys II
Ronin
The Fast and the Furious
2 Fast 2 Furious
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
Fast & Furious
Furious 7
Rush
Death Proof
Drive Angry

People mentioned:
Hal Needham
Burt Reynolds
Paul Walker
Ron Howard
Zoe Bell
Kurt Russell

Links:

C’etait un rendez-vous:
https://vimeo.com/92541091

Double Feature, the game:
http://www.amazon.com/Double-Feature-Movie-Game-Everyone/dp/B00LD173IW

The Starlost:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Starlost

1 comment

  1. GreyDuck

    I bought the Rifftrax of “Megaforce.” It was both worth the purchase AND something I won’t watch again any time soon…

    “Ronin” is a favorite of mine. Admittedly I have a soft spot for movies with Jean Reno, but I also particularly enjoy the kind of retro Euro-spy-movie angle, and how it really tries to hearken back to some of those earlier classics.

    I keep meaning to watch some subset of the Fast/Furious movies. One of these days!

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