Outside the Cinema
Outside the Cinema
Bill By Force And Mr. Chris
Outside The Cinema is a weekly podcast that focuses on to cult movies of all kinds. We feature films running the gamut from Horror to Exploitation to Noir and Matial Arts and back. You know that random video you got on VHS from some random mom and pop video store when you were 12? Yeah, we covered it. So sit back and enjoy the OTC ride.
Episode 840 Chamelon Buzzard Street
n this conversation, Bill and Professor Christopher Bricklemyer discuss the movie 'Chameleon Street' and the real-life con artist it is based on. They explore the themes of deception, narcissism, and the consequences of living a life of lies. They also discuss the charm and intelligence of the main character and how he could have succeeded if he had chosen a legitimate path. The conversation touches on the challenges of maintaining multiple identities and the mistakes that ultimately lead to his downfall. In this part of the conversation, Bill and Professor Christopher Bricklemyer discuss the themes and flaws of the film 'Chameleon Street'. They explore the protagonist's constant search for the next best thing and his lack of satisfaction with his life. They also discuss the film's fast-paced narrative and jumbled storytelling. The conversation then transitions to the film 'Buzzard', where they discuss the main character's petty criminal activities and his lack of ambition. They highlight the film's satirical portrayal of workplace frustrations and the protagonist's foolish schemes. Overall, they have mixed opinions about both films. In this final part of the conversation, Bill and Chris discuss the movie 'Buzzard' and give their recommendations and grades. They then review the movie 'Sorority House Massacre Part 3' and share their thoughts on its quality. Finally, they discuss the Patreon picks 'Disturbing Behavior' and 'Cruel Intentions 2' and give their opinions on these films. They also briefly mention the South African film 'Boy Kills World' and its unique style and humor. The conversation ends with a reminder to join the Patreon and follow them on social media.
May 9
1 hr 27 min
Episode 832 Dream Maniac Demon Killer
In this episode, Bill and Doctor Professor Bricklemyer discuss two movies: Dream Demon and Maniac Killer. They also talk about their kids' activities and upcoming hiatus. Dream Demon is a film that explores the theme of dreams and hauntings, taking inspiration from Nightmare on Elm Street. However, the execution falls short, leaving the audience unsure of what is haunting the protagonist. The lack of clarity extends to the role of the press in the story, as they are presented as potential villains but are not fully developed. The inconsistent character designs, particularly in the portrayal of the main antagonist, further detract from the film's effectiveness. The identity confusion between the young girl and the adult protagonist adds to the overall lack of coherence in the storytelling. Despite these flaws, the film showcases impressive practical effects, particularly in a memorable scene involving a silicone ear. Overall, Dream Demon receives a mediocre assessment due to its weak storytelling and lack of a clear narrative. In this conversation, Bill and Doctor Professor Bricklemyer review the films 'Manic Maniac Killer,'' They discuss the plot, characters, and inconsistencies in 'Manic Maniac Killer,' highlighting its Italian trash charm. They give their grades and recommendations for each film. Takeaways Dream Demon and Maniac Killer are two movies discussed in this episode. The hosts share updates on their kids' activities and achievements. The British press is criticized for its invasive and sensationalist approach. The dream sequences in Dream Demon are intentionally ambiguous, keeping the audience guessing. Dream Demon fails to effectively execute its exploration of dreams and hauntings, leaving the audience confused about the nature of the haunting. The role of the press in the story is underdeveloped, resulting in a lack of a clear antagonist. The inconsistent character designs, particularly in the portrayal of the main antagonist, detract from the film's effectiveness. The identity confusion between the young girl and the adult protagonist adds to the overall lack of coherence in the storytelling. Despite its flaws, Dream Demon showcases impressive practical effects, particularly in a memorable scene involving a silicone ear.
Mar 14
1 hr 17 min
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