Double Edged Double Bill
193: Disaster Films Cause a Geostorm to Rage Over Cloverfield

193: Disaster Films Cause a Geostorm to Rage Over Cloverfield

January 25, 2022

Disaster films aren't as common anymore. Shocker that a modern world plagued by daily chaos wouldn't flock to disasters for their escapist entertainment. Still, Adam and Thomas are running straight into the disaster genre in anticipation of Roland Emmerich's Moonfall! First, Emmerich's partner in crime Dean Devlin unleashes various catastrophic weather events & regretful cast members in Geostorm! Then, a giant monster causes massive metropolitan destruction from a found footage POV in Cloverfield! Together, our heroes answer all the crucial questions. What is the appeal of Gerard Butler? Will gas station pump TVs be the new cinematic format? Which films will they cover on next week's episode about Regina King? Well, grab your DV cams and dodge those frozen seagulls so you can tune in to find out!

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192: January Unleashes The Grey & Movie 43 Upon Us

192: January Unleashes The Grey & Movie 43 Upon Us

January 18, 2022

January is known as a dump month for film releases. Is such a reputation justified? Well, Adam and Thomas will be the judge of that as they give January releases the Double Edged Double Bill treatment. First, Liam Neeson and a group of plane crash survivors try to make it past hungry wolves and the elements in The Grey! Then, Peter Farrelly tricks a bunch of acclaimed actors into doing horribly unfunny sketches for Movie 43! Together, our duo answers all the crucial questions. Does Liam Neeson love eCards? Can sketch comedy work at feature length? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode about disaster films? Well, howl at the moon and avoid Peter Farrelly's calls so you can listen to find out!

 

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher & Podbean! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! The music for our show is provided by Chris Oliver! We’re a proud member of the Talk Film Society Podcast Network!

191: Wes Craven Introduces Us to His Deadly Friend Under The Stairs

191: Wes Craven Introduces Us to His Deadly Friend Under The Stairs

January 11, 2022

As we all prepare to Scream once again, it's time to revisit the works of Ghostface's creator. Adam and Thomas celebrate the career of the late & great Wes Craven with the help of special guest Erin Brady! First, we venture to the dark side of inner city landlords with People Under the Stairs! Then, Short Circuit and A Nightmare on Elm Street are mashed together in the bizarre aberration that is Deadly Friend! Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. Which modern star is secretly in People Under the Stairs? How deadly can a basketball be? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on January releases? Well, sit back & listen in to find out the answers and hear about a BIG announcement for the show!

 

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190: William Shakespeare Prepares a Throne of Blood for Romeo Who Must Die

190: William Shakespeare Prepares a Throne of Blood for Romeo Who Must Die

January 4, 2022

William Shakespeare is one of the most celebrated writers in history. Honestly, it's hard to quantify his influence on art in general over the last several hundred years, let alone on film in particular. However, Adam and Thomas are focusing in on two very different Shakespeare film adaptations in honor of Joel Coen's The Tragedy of MacBeth. First, Jet Li flies through a classic Shakespeare tale via wire fu in Romeo Must Die! Then, Akira Kurosawa adapts Shakespeare's MacBeth to feudal Japan in Throne of Blood! Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. What is the title of the unreleased Shakespeare sequel? Who is the classic Nickelodeon game show host that should've popped up in Romeo Must Die? Which film will they choose for next week's episode on Wes Craven? Well, kick your way through the samurai ghosts of your past to find out!

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189: 2021 Ends With Me You and Werewolf Madness

189: 2021 Ends With Me You and Werewolf Madness

December 28, 2021

2021 has been another trying year. Amongst other things, the movies came back... kind of?! Well, at least we got to go to the theater more than we did last year. So, Adam and Thomas are ending 2021 by discussing two very different films from a bizarre year. First, auteur (and wife of former Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin) Louise Linton delivers few laughs and several lists in Me You Madness! Then, a comedy mystery involving a lycanthrope gives us hairy chills and hysterical laughs in Werewolves Within! Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. Is Me You Madness the best time capsule of a terrible era? How does one make a truly good video game adaptation? Which films will they choose to kick of 2022 with Shakespeare adaptations? Well, brake down that fourth wall and avoiding getting your hand bitten off so you can end 2021 the right way: by listening to us to find out!

 

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188: What‘s Up Cats

188: What‘s Up Cats

December 21, 2021

Going from one career to another can be pretty difficult. Transitioning from musician to actor presents a lot of challenges that don't pan out half the time. So, given the 50/50 shot of making that transition effectively, musicians turned actors would making for a great Double Edged Double Bill episode! First, Barbara Streisand channels her inner Looney Tune as she tries to romance a nebbishy Ryan O'Neal in What's Up Doc! Then, musicians like Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift and Jason Derulo join the best of stage & screen to be totally embarrassed in Cats! Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. Who is the original manic pixie dream girl? Will we ever see a cinematic disaster as notable as Cats again? Which two films will they cover for next week's episode about 2021 releases? Well, grab your bowel of "MILK" and munch on your carrots as you listen in to find out!

 

Listen to Thomas guest star on Have a Nice Apodcalypse talking all about Southland Tales! Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotify and Stitcher! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! The music for our show is provided by Chris Oliver! We’re a proud member of The ESO Network, alongside other great shows like Best Saturday Of Our Lives! Buy merchandise with our logo or other logos now at The ESO Network Tee Public Store!

 

187. Dick Tracy Will Double Down On the Indemnity of Film Noir

187. Dick Tracy Will Double Down On the Indemnity of Film Noir

December 14, 2021

Noir films are full of mystery, danger and characters saying bizarre things. Whether its an old school film noir or more modern neo-noir pastiche, that can go very well or very badly. So, in honor of Guillermo del Toro's noir Nightmare Alley coming out, we're doing a noir episode with returning guest Sara Sorrentino of Film Cred and Seequels! First, Billy Wilder turns an insurance agent into a villain secretly under the thumb of a clever femme fatale in Double Indemnity! Then, Warren Beatty adapts a 1930s comic strip noir into a primary color gangster picture with Dick Tracy! Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. What makes for a true noir? When is Warren Beatty finally going to sneeze? Which two films will they cover for next week's episode on musicians turned actors? Well, put on your yellow trench coat and light a match with your finger so you can tune in to find out!

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186: Steven Spielberg Presents Catch Me Crystal Skull If You Can Indiana Jones

186: Steven Spielberg Presents Catch Me Crystal Skull If You Can Indiana Jones

December 7, 2021

Steven Spielberg is probably the most recognizable filmmaker of all time. So, he's long overdue for the Double Edged Double Bill treatment! In honor of Steven Spielberg finally tackling the musical genre with his West Side Story, Adam, Thomas and returning guest Marcelo Pico from Talk Film Society are taking a look at two more recent but notable films in his career... for one reason or another. First, Leonardo DiCaprio evades that grasp of Tom Hanks in the true story adventure Catch Me If You Can! Then, Harrison Ford breaks out the whip for the first time in two decades to mixed reception in Indiana Jones & The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull! Together, our heroes answer the crucial questions. Can Christopher Walken please keep dancing happily? Is the nuking the fridge scene really that bad? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode about film noir? Well, take a swing of your crystal skull vodka and fake your way past the FBI agent chasing you so you can listen to find out!

 

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185: Adam Driver Is The Man Who Killed Don Quixote By Ordering the Midnight Special

185: Adam Driver Is The Man Who Killed Don Quixote By Ordering the Midnight Special

November 30, 2021

Adam Driver is one of the more interesting actors working today. After all, within his ten year career he has worked with several high profile directors, received two Academy Award nominations and played the villain in a Star Wars trilogy. So, he seems like a natural subject for the Double Edged Double Bill treatment! First, Adam Driver is on the hunt for a child with mysterious sci-fi powers in Midnight Special! Then, Adam Driver faces the cinematic sins of his past as Terry Gilliam finally reveals The Man Who Killed Don Quixote! Together, our heroes answer all the crucial questions. Why is Midnight Special very similar to Stranger Things? Was the wait for The Man Who Killed Don Quixote worth it? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode about Steven Spielberg? Well, ride alongside your loyal friend from another dimension Sancho so you can listen to find out!

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184: Julie and Julia Don‘t Get Burnt by Food Movies

184: Julie and Julia Don‘t Get Burnt by Food Movies

November 23, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving from Double Edged Double Bill! To celebrate this holiday famous for dinner, Adam, Thomas and returning guest Scott Johnson are talking all about food movies! After all, culinary cinema can look so good you'll want to chew on your TV! First, Bradley Cooper plays a disgraced celebrity chef out to prove himself by yelling at everyone in Burnt! Then, Meryl Streep and Amy Adams have parallel lives in different times all about the joy of cooking food in Julie and Julia! Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. Are Black List scripts that get made ever any good? How bad can you be at doing a Julia Child impression? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode about Adam Driver? Well, keep us on while you're preheating the oven for the turkey so you can listen to find out!

Subscribe to our Patreon for $1 a month to get bonus podcasts & polls to choose episode topics and films we cover! Follow the show on Twitter @DEDBpod & Facebook as well as Adam and Thomas on Twitter! Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe and rate us on Apple PodcastsSpotify and Stitcher! Our artwork is provided by the amazing Christian Thor Lally! We’re a proud member of The ESO Network, alongside other great shows like Watchathon of Rassilon! Buy merchandise with our logo or other logos now at The ESO Network Tee Public Store!

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