Chris & Joel return with a vengeance with a breakdown of the American horror film in the 1990s. With Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street winding down, which franchises carried the torch through the decade? From the Child's Play series, through the Leprechaun franchise, even through the impact that television played with the genre, Chris & Joel hit all the points, high and low. Plus, get caught up with all the new retro releases on dvd and blu-ray from last week and this week. Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your podcast source for genre films from the VHS era.
It's the 10th episode overall for Go Home in a Box and to celebrate the occasion, Chris & Joel each have made up a list of top ten films that you must see. What films have made their respective lists? How many of them have you seen? Check out the latest episode of Go Home in a Box to find out. Also, they dudes run down the week's retro releases on blu-ray and dvd.
This week, Chris & Joel are joined by *gulp* a female! Roxie joins the guys this week as they delve into the world of telekinesis, pyrokinesis and witchcraft in films such as Carrie, Firestarter, The Fury and The Craft. Also on tap: new retro releases on blu-ray and dvd for the week of 5/30; and the Double Bill Spill becomes a triple bill this week as Roxie throws a pick into the mix and they all lean toward the bizarre. Plus, Chris offers up a brief In Memoriam for the late Sir Roger Moore.
This week, Chris & Joel return to the crazy and messy world of Cannon Films in "The Rise & Fall of Cannon Films, Part 2". Join them as they discuss some of the behind-the-scenes dealings of Cannon from 1986 through their closure in 1994. They touch on topics such as Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Masters of the Universe, an unmade Spider-Man film and the emergence of Jean-Claude Van Damme. Also this week, new retro releases on blu-ray and dvd while the Double Bill Spill has a wrestling theme.
Chris Jordan and Joel La Puma debut on the Place to Be Nation family of podcasts, bringing you GO HOME IN A BOX, which provides weekly deep-cut discussion of genre films from the VHS era. Are you nostalgic for the days of Mom & Pop video stores and browsing through row after row of movies from the action, horror and sci-fi genres? Then this just might be the show for you. What better way to kick it off with the first installment of a two-part discussion, "The Rise and Fall of Cannon Films". With movies like The Delta Force, Missing in Action, Revenge of the Ninja, Cobra, Breakin' and Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo, Cannon Films was a staple of the industry that has a backstory just as interesting as their catalog of greatness. Join Chris & Joel on their journey through this wild and crazy journey.
Go Home in a Box is your podcast home for deep-cut discussions of genre films from the VHS era. From action to horror to sci-fi, hosts Chris Jordan and Joel La Puma was nostalgic on the movies you remember renting from your corner video store, or completely passed up while browsing the aisles. They also provide weekly updates on new retro releases on blu-ray and DVD, as well as the weekly Double Bill Spill, where Chris & Joel offer up two movies with similar themes, actors, directors, writers, etc. from the era that are well worth your time. Come join the movie-loving nerds as they get to do what they love: talk about older films.