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Franchise Friday: ‘Basket Case’

Up next: A weird, little franchise we haven’t visited in a while… June 3, 2014:  Basket Case (1982)  Is Belial a sympathetic horror character? Johnny: DISCLAIMER: When we watched Basket Case as part of our current Franchise Friday project, I totally slept through a ton of it. I was beat. But I’ve seen it enough in… Read More ›

Franchise Friday: ‘Porky’s’

The Franchise Friday tradition lives on! And the 2016 season opener begins with the 80s sex comedy “classics”: Porky’s, Porky’s II: The Next Day, and Porky’s Revenge. You’re excited, aren’t you? Each week, we’ll pose a different question pertaining to the movie. Simple question, short answer. Let’s get to it! May 6, 2016: Porky’s (1981) Is Porky’s just… Read More ›

Franchise Friday: ‘Rocky’

It’s Franchise Friday featuring Rocky movies! Let’s get to it. June 19, 2015: Rocky (1976) Q. This was a first-watch for Johnny and a second-watch for Joanna (though, it’s been years). So, based on our fuzzy, limited knowledge/memory of Rocky, what was your primary takeaway from the movie? Joanna: Sylvester Stallone kind of owned my heart in Rocky. It’s been probably 10 or… Read More ›

Franchise Friday: The ‘Jaws’ Quadrilogy

Franchise Friday has officially begun! First up: The Jaws Quadrilogy! Each week, we’ll pose a different question for each movie. One question. Short answer. Let’s get to it. Be sure to listen to our podcast episode all about Sharks! (updated 4/22/16) UP NEXT: June 19, 2015: Rocky (1976).  May 22, 2015: JAWS (1975) Q: Everything’s been covered to death about Jaws,… Read More ›