This is Halloween – Week 1 – Episode 69

The Watson Brother’s decide to go their own path for the month of October, and discuss the films that they are watching for the Month of October (or Halloween Month). See what they recommend, see what they have watched. This Week: No This Week (That’s the whole episode) Special Guest: Shoe Coble (talking about Gerald’s…

We Talk About Stuff – Episode 68

This is not the promised episode on Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and The Nice Guys, but The Watson Brother’s sat down and decided to just shoot the breeze (no pun intended). They discussed Colin Trevorrow’s exit from Star Wars Episode XI, various other things, and is IT a horror film, and the aversion to calling…

This Is Not an Episode About Names We Like… It’s an Episode about Lethal Weapon and the Last Boy Scout – Episode 67

This episode from the Watson Brother’s is late… It’s David’s fault. They talk Lethal Weapon (1987) and The Last Boy Scout (1991). David happens to be drunk during the last half, and Duane is awesome and on point. Duane didn’t write this description. Honest. Promos: The Psychosemantic Podcast; Short Bus Cinema Music: Black Light Burns:…

Special Report – Robocop 3

The Brother’s Watson give you a nice quick little breakdown of their thoughts on Fred Dekker’s last directorial effort, the much maligned RoboCop 3. Hopefully, they don’t lose listener’s as they partially defend the film while acknowledging it’s blatant flaws. Listen and enjoy!

Creep Squad! (In Color) – Episode 66

We’re back! After a hiatus The Watson Brother’s begin a dive into the films of Fred Dekker and Shane Black (appropriately titled Black ‘n’ Dekker Month). This episode they cover the first two films in Fred Dekker’s career with 1986’s Night of the Creeps followed by 1987’s Shane Black co-written The Monster Squad. They talk…

This is the Zodiac Speaking – Episode 65

In this episode of the Watch.Read.Listen. podcast, David and Duane discuss David Fincher’s 2007 film Zodiac, based on Robert Graysmith’s book of the same name, and Don Siegel’s 1971 film Dirty Harry, loosely based on the Zodiac Killer. This Week: Duane: Tale Foundry (YouTube) As the Story Grows (podcast) – Living Sacrifice “Reborn” Special Dead…

Consent and Freedom – Ghost in the Shell (2017)

When writing this about an hour after seeing Ghost in the Shell for the first time, I debated where to go with this article. For much of the critical world and movie fandom, GitS is notable for the casting of Scarlett Johansson as the Major, who is decidedly less Japanese than the character’s original name —…

The Devil is in the Details – Episode 37

In this episode of Watch.Read.Listen., we discuss Joe Hill’s 2010 dark fantasy novel Horns as well as Alexandre Aja’s 2013 adaptation starring Daniel Radcliffe. What makes Hill’s novel more compelling? Does the medium make the story? But first… This Week: Duane – Stranger Things (minor spoilers), Tales to Terrify Episode 441 – “Hear No Evil” by Shane J. Cummings, Lessons from…

The Many Tales of the Black Cat – Episode 36

In this episode of Watch.Read.Listen., we discuss Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Black Cat” and three adaptations of Poe’s short story by Roger Corman (in 1962’s Tales of Terror), Dario Argento (in 1990’s Two Evil Eyes), and Stuart Gordon (in Masters of Horror Season 2). What is the fundamental nature of a story: plot, character, theme?…

The First Rule of Fight Club – Episode 35

In this episode of Watch.Read.Listen., we join Project Mayhem and breakdown the differences and similarities between Chuck Palahniuk’s breakthrough novel Fight Club, and the 1999 adaptation by directed by David Fincher. Are people missing the overall message of both? We also examine how we feel both work within the medium they are presented in. This…