Needless Things Podcast 308 – Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning Needless Commentary

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Part of an ongoing series – the Needless Things Irregulars gather in the Phantom Zone to provide their own unique commentary on classic genre films!

Special guests Jason Wilson and Jason Frazier join the Commentary team for a Roy-tastic special Friday the 13th episode!

Listen in as Dave, Arian, the Cadavers, and special guests Jasons Frazier and Wilson analyze the red-headed stepchild of the Friday the 13th franchise on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

PLUS: A new installment of Arian’s Anal Corner!

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Needless Things Podcast 304 – My Bloody Valentine Needless Commentary

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Phantomaniacs! Love is in the air and it smells like the musty recesses of the bowels of Canada; or possibly Valentine Bluffs, USA. Nicole’s pick for February is one of her favorite rom-com romps – 1981’s My Bloody Valentine!

Listen in as Dave, Arian, Rad Ranger, the Cadavers, and special guest Jason Wilson (director of the award-winning documentary Troublemaker) thrust deep into the shafts of horror on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 301 – Red Dawn Needless Commentary

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It’s January, which means it’s time for a fresh new year and a look at another Patrick Swayze film!

The looming threat of Communism was ever-present in 1984. Back then Americans didn’t go a day without thinking about the menace of the Soviet Union and the possibility of World War III breaking out literally at any minute. It was a time of great paranoia and greater patriotism. “America the Free” seemed like a powerful yet fragile concept that could be tested to the breaking point by our enemies across the ocean without warning.

Master filmmaker John Milius zeroed in on this national temperament with the classic action/drama Red Dawn. The Movie stars Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Jennifer Grey, Powers Boothe, Harry Dean Stanton, and Charlie Sheen in his first role.

Listen in as Dave, Arian, a returning Rad Ranger, and special guest Mike Gordon cheer on the Wolverines on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 296 – Santa with Muscles Needless Commentary

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Professional wrestler and Rock N’ Roll Model Matt “Sex” Sells joins the Commentary Team for a special Christmas treat – 1996’s Santa with Muscles, starring none other than the Immortal Hulk Hogan!
Listen in as Matt Sells and the Needless Commentary Team analyze why Santa with Muscles wasn’t the blockbuster success it deserved to be on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!
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Needless Things Podcast 286 – Trick or Treat Needless Commentary

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It’s the spooky season, so a Halloween movie was a must, and while there are plenty of movies called Halloween… there are also a bunch called Trick or Treat, apparently. But this one features Rock’s Chosen Warrior, Sammi Curr!
Also starring Gene Simmons, Ozzy Osbourne, and Marc Price (Skippy from Family Ties), this film follows outcast metalhead Eddie Weinbauer – aka Ragman for… some reason – as he learns about life, love, and not letting an evil heavy metal icon who has been resurrected through the power of backmasking electrocute his friends.
Listen to the Commentary Team Tear Down the Walls on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!
PLUS! Hear a song from The Casket Creatures’ new EP, Folk.Lore!
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Needless Things Podcast 273 – Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan Needless Commentary

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After a thrilling NTP Facebook poll, the Crystal Lake Killer Jason Voorhees defeated the Prince of Polka “Weird Al” Yankovic when a tied vote led to a Mrs. Troublemaker run-in, resulting in Friday the 13th Part VIII taking the July Needless Commentary crown!
Released on July 28th, 1989, Jason Takes Manhattan was the highest budgeted Friday the 13th movie to date. Those extra dollars didn’t help because it also yielded the poorest box office. Taking the masked killer out of his natural environment was an inspired and interesting decision, but it would take a strong story with a commitment to quality to pull it off.
Listen in as Dave, Arian, Ryan, and Nicole discuss the commitment to quality and the strength of the story in this month’s Needless Commentary!
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Needless Things Podcast 270 – The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Needless Commentary

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What better way to kick off another Needless Summer than with a trip to the ocean with Steve Zissou?

This month’s Commentary was chosen by Ryan Cadaver, but is mutually adored throughout the team. Bill Murray leads one of the most remarkable casts ever assembled in what might be Wes Anderson’s most mainstream and watchable film. While the trademark unique, quirky style is present in abundance, The Life Aquatic’s narrative is fast-paced and perhaps more of a standard cinematic storytelling experience than any other Anderson film.

Listen in as Dave, Arian, Ryan, and Nicole raid the Hennessey Sea Lab for this month’s Needless Commentary!

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