Double Edged Double Bill
127: Leatherface Chainsaws Into Texas

127: Leatherface Chainsaws Into Texas

October 20, 2020

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre revolutionized the horror genre. Somehow, it became a weird franchise. Now, it's a horror series Double Edged Double Bill is taking a look at this spooky season! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani welcome horror culture writer Tiffany Blem to take a look at two odd Leatherface adventures. First, Tobe Hooper returns to warp the grounded horror of the original into a brazen carnival geek show with Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. Then, New Line Cinema tries to turn our face wearing country boy into the new box office horror cash cow with Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III! Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. How does Dennis Hopper juggle so many chainsaws? Is Viggo Mortensen eternally hot? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode about David Cronenberg? Well, rev up your chainsaws and cut deep into this episode to find out!

 

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126: Vincent Price Witchfinder General Gives You A Scream!

126: Vincent Price Witchfinder General Gives You A Scream!

October 13, 2020

Vincent Price hasn't been with us for decades, but he's still giving us frights to this day! This week, Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani welcome back Christian Alvarez to pay tribute to an icon of horror this spooky season. First, Vincent Price cashes in a check near the end of his career as the host of a mean and poorly put together anthology film From a Whisper to a Scream. Then, Vincent Price delivers perhaps the performance of his career as a brutal man out to prosecute "witches" in Witchfinder General. Together, our trio answers some crucial questions. Does Weekend at Bernie's have a secret prequel? What is the true horror of witchcraft? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise? Well, open up your book of weird horror stories and tune in to find out!

Hear Thomas talk about Babe on the Why This Film Podcast! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotify and Stitcher! We’re a proud member of The ESO Network, alongside other great shows like Earth Station DCU!

 

125: Vampires Hunger for Dracula 2000

125: Vampires Hunger for Dracula 2000

October 6, 2020

Vampires in film kicks off the spooky season for Double Edged Double Bill! Adam and Thomas welcome back writer, podcast and vampire enthusiast Ale Gonzalez from Seequels to talk two very different films featuring the creatures of the night. First, three alluring blood thirsty vampires seductively fight off aging in Tony Scott's erotic thriller The Hunger. Then, Gerard Butler attempts to bring history's most famous vampire into the new millennium to lesser results with Dracula 2000! Together, our trio answers some crucial questions on the tip of everyone's fangs. What happens when you mix film noir and goth culture in your vampire film? Is there a worse Dracula film than Dracula 2000? What two films will they choose for next week's Vincent Price episode? Well, put on your Matrix trench coat and pick up some headphones at your nearest Virgin Records to find out!

 

Hear Adam talk about The Last Starfighter on the Why This Film Podcast! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotify and Stitcher! We’re a proud member of The ESO Network, alongside other great shows like The 42cast!

 

124: The Pod People I Live In Are From Spain

124: The Pod People I Live In Are From Spain

September 29, 2020

This week, Double Edged Double Bill travels to Europe! Specifically, Adam and Thomas are celebrating films from Spain. First, our heroes suffer through the grueling E.T. rip off Extraterrestrial Visitors. Or, as Mystery Science Theater 3000 fans may know it, Pod People! Then, an intense debate begins over the merits of prolific Spain filmmaker Pedro Almodovar's The Skin I Live In. Together, our heroes answer crucial questions. Is Trumpy the alien just a reuse of an Ewok? How good of a Dr. Frankenstein type is Antonio Banderas? What two films will they choose for next week's episode on vampires to kick off the spooky October season? Well, sit back and hear the engines roll now to find out!

 

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123: Anime In a Pokemon Shell

123: Anime In a Pokemon Shell

September 22, 2020

This week, Double Edged Double Bill is returning to Japan with a special episode on anime. Adam and Thomas aren't otakus by any stretch, but they've sought the help of previous guest and anime super fan Yonathan Habtemichael to help dissect this diverse and plentiful medium. First, they take a look at the highly influential action/sci-fi film Ghost in the Shell! Then, a thoughtful look back at the massive cultural phenomenon that was Pocket Monsters with Pokemon: The First Movie! Together, our trio answers all the important questions. Does John Cena owe his invisibility to anime? What is the upsetting canon backstory of Mewtwo? What two films will they choose for next week's episode on the cinema of Spain? Well, release this episode from your Pokeball to find out!

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122: Peter Jackson Presents The Lovely Braindead

122: Peter Jackson Presents The Lovely Braindead

September 15, 2020

Peter Jackson made two trilogies, so he's bound to survive a Double Edged Double Bill! This week, Adam and Thomas bring along editor-in-chief of Talk Film Society Marcelo Pico to journey through two Peter Jackson films. First, high praise is abound for the infamously gory zombie film Braindead. Then, Peter Jackson attempts to cram 500 different films into 2 hours with The Lovely Bones to middling results. Together, our trio answers all the crucial questions. Do we have a zombie baby to thank for Frodo Baggins' height? How does Mark Wahlberg give off sad puppy dog energy? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on anime films? Well, grab your lawnmower and get ready to cut through this episode to find out!

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121: Adam Sandler Is Punch Drunk Jack

121: Adam Sandler Is Punch Drunk Jack

September 8, 2020

Happy Birthday Adam Sandler! From his Saturday Night Live roots to his modern Netflix stardom, there's a much more nuanced comedic journey to the Sandman than most folks would give him credit for. In honor of the comedic powerhouse turning 54 this week, Adam, Thomas and special guest Scott Johnson are taking a look at his highly contested career. First, the gang takes a look at Adam Sandler turning to the dramatic for the first time in Paul Thomas Anderson's Punch Drunk Love. Then, the boys drag their feet through the cinematic low of Jack & Jill. Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. Did JJ Abrams steal his lens flares from Paul Thomas Anderson? What is the worst Adam Sandler film? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on Peter Jackson? Well, take a listen to our harmonium of an episode to find out!

 

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120: We’re Back A Predestination Time Travel Story

120: We’re Back A Predestination Time Travel Story

September 1, 2020

2020 is rough so let's time travel through the history of movies past! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani bring along Marcus Wilturner to adjust the flux capacitor so they can make sense of two very different movies about time travel. First, Ethan Hawke is a time traveling cop out to fix a very strange paradox at all costs in the extremely twisty Predestination. Then, animated dinosaurs travel to 1993 New York to dance, sing and do all sorts of other insane things for no discernible reason in We're Back a Dinosaur Story. Together, our trio answers crucial questions. Can you close a time loop? Are circus owners with screw eyes and brain altering drugs all that bad? What films will they choose for next week's episode on Adam Sandler? Well, roll back the rock and tune into the latest Double Edged Double Bill to find out!

 

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119: Stanley Kubrick Presents Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love A.I.

119: Stanley Kubrick Presents Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love A.I.

August 25, 2020

Double Edged Double Bill is diving into an intimidating director! This week, Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani take a look at two films from legendary director Stanley Kubrick. First, a dark stab at the comedy genre Dr. Strangelove (Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb) in which Stanley Kubrick makes nuclear holocaust hilarious. Then, the passion project Kubrick never got to finish and his friend Steven Spielberg got to finish for him A.I. Artificial Intelligence which has been forgotten yet may just be a secret masterpiece. Together, our duo answers crucial questions. Are Jim Varney and George C. Scott secretly related? Is Jude Law a leading man or handsome character actor? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on time travel films? Well, grab your cowboy hat and ride the bomb down your earholes to find out!

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118: Full Moon Presents Puppet Master: Revenge of Dr. Mordrid

118: Full Moon Presents Puppet Master: Revenge of Dr. Mordrid

August 18, 2020

Double Edged Double Bill is howling at the Full Moon this week! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani are taking a look at two films from the odd world of Charles Band and his production company Full Moon Features! First, a puppeteer uses his sentient creations to seek revenge in the best entry from Full Moon's flagship franchise with Puppet Master: Toulon's Revenge! Then, Charles Band tries to avoid Marvel copyright claims with his take on sorcerer superheroes Dr. Mordrid! Together, our duo answers crucial questions. How long can two dorks talk about the 14 Puppet Master movies? Can a sorcerer landlord fix a sink? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on Stanley Kubrick? Well, wave your sorcerer hands around and hear these two puppets gab right now to find out!

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