Sunday, March 15, 2015

Martian Drive In Podcast 56 - Deep Rising Leopard Man




This time around the movies are varied. First we have Stephen Sommers' 1998 monster flick Deep Rising starring Treat Williams and Famke Janssen then we flick back to 1943 for the Val Lewton/ Jacques Tourneur classic The Leopard Man starring Dennis O'Keefe and Margo, 
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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Martian Drive In Podcast 55 - The Dreamscape Of This Island Earth.




This time around, it's off to space and into the human mind with the classic 1955 Universal SF movie This Island Earth starring Rex Reason and Faith Domergue and then to 1984 for the psychic drama Dreamscape starring Dennis Quaid and Kate Capshaw.


Sunday, February 15, 2015

Martian Drive In Podcast 54 - Count Yorga vs Blacula.





This time, it's the early 1970s and Count Yorga, Vampire is becoming LA's number one undead pimp while Prince Mamuwalde (Blacula) is looking for the reincarnation of his dead wife in Watts. 
Count Yorga Vampire (1971) starring Robert Quarry and Blacula starring William Marshall are the topic of monologue this time around.


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Sunday, February 1, 2015

Martian Drive In Podcast 53- The Innocents and The Infinite Man




This time around we go from supernatural horror to time travelling romcom, starting with Jack Clayton's 1963 classic atmospheric horror film The Innocents starring Deborah Kerr, Martin Stephens and Pamela Franklin then we hit the second decade of the 21st Century with the Australian comedy romance The Infinite Man starring Josh McConville, Hannah Marshall and Alex Dimitriades.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Martian Drive In Podcast 52 - The Time Machine/ The Birds






To celebrate the life and career of  Rod Taylor I take a look at his two best genre films: 1960's The Time Machine directed by George Pal and 1963's The Birds, directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

I also talk a bit about why Rod Taylor was such an iconic actor to this particular film buff.


Saturday, January 3, 2015

Martian Drive In Podcast 51 - White Worm Death Line



For the fifty first podcast I look at a couple of British horror flicks of yesteryear. First we have the totally crazy Ken Russell joint from 1988 The Lair Of The White Worm starring Hugh Grant and Peter Capaldi then we go back to 1972 for the quirky but effective horror film Death Line a.k.a. Raw Meat starring Donald Pleasance Norman Rossington and Christopher Lee. 


Saturday, December 20, 2014

Martian Drive In Podcast 50 - These Final Hours - Predestination.







Just before Newtonmas I look at two more Australian genre films from the last couple of years. 2013's apocalyptic drama These Final Hours starring starring Nathan Phillips and Angourie Rice and the 2013 time travel drama Predestination starring Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook. The latter is based on the Heinlein story, ...All You Zombies.