Tag: Fantastic Fest

Episode 132a: Resurrection of the Eclectic Mayhem: Part 1

Fantastic Fest 2017The Pleasure Dome has come back to life with stories from Fantastic Fest 2017! Join us for the first installment in our six-episode series about all the films we saw, all the drama we endured, and all the feathers we inhaled. Plus, check in tomorrow for the next installment!

Show notes below the cut!

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Episode 119h: The Return of the Eclectic Mayhem: Part 8

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Fantastic Fest 2016Dear listeners, we have finally reached the end of Fantastic Fest 2016, so here is our recap of the final day of the festival! This time, we are joined by Susana Soliz, as well as Jerry Belich, who gives us a full rundown of the best games showcased in Fantastic Arcade.

If you would like to catch up on all the previous Fantastic Fest 2016 episodes, here they are:
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7

Movies mentioned:
Bad Black
Down Under
They Call Me Jeeg Robot

Video games mentioned:
Little Bug
Loot Rascals
Return of the Obra Dinn
HTC Vive (system)

People mentioned:
Alan Hofmanis
Nacho Vigolando

Episode 119g: The Return of the Eclectic Mayhem: Part 7

, with special guest:

Fantastic Fest 2016Rejoice, dear listeners, for our recap of Day 7 of Fantastic Fest 2016 is here! Special thanks to guest star Adam Lueck, who was able to talk to Windy while Melissa is dying of consumption in the background!

Movies mentioned:
Nova Seed
Assassination Classroom: Graduation
The Handmaiden
The Autopsy of Jane Doe
Sadako vs Kayako

Episode 119f: The Return of the Eclectic Mayhem: Part 6

Fantastic Fest 2016Our health is failing, but our love of movies is relenteless! Our report from Day 6 of Fantastic Fest 2016 is here!

Movies mentioned:
Solid Silver Anus (short)
Iron Spider (short)
Clara’s Rage (short)
Judy (short)
Asura: The City of Madness
Shin Godzilla
Call of Heroes

People mentioned:
Sammo Hung

Surprise cameo appearance:
C. Robert Cargill (as Abe Vigoda)

Episode 119e: The Return of the Eclectic Mayhem: Part 5

Fantastic Fest 2016We are still alive (somehow), so here is our report from Day 5 of Fantastic Fest 2016! In Ugandan terms, it is BEST OF DA BEST SUPA ACTION!

Movies mentioned:
Belief: The Possession of Janet Moses
Age of Shadows
The Arrival
Bad Black
A Dark Song

People mentioned:
Nabwana IGG (director of Bad Black)
Alan Hofmanis (aka Commando Jesus, the American who made the pilgrimage to Wakaliwood)
Lee Majors
M. Night Shyamalan
James MacAvoy


The website for Wakaliwood, the movie studio forming in the Wakalia ghetto of Kampala, Uganda:

The first eight minutes of Bad Black, including the English video joker track and the joke Melissa describes in the podcast (timestamp 1:30):

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