Screamcast 147: What’s On Your Doorstep Mega Episode

Brad, Sean & Stephanie run down recent arrivals to their collections. Flicks discussed include: THE HIDDEN, THE LURE, THE UNHOLY, NIGHT OF THE SCORPION & much more!

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Disc of the Week: BLOOD SIMPLE

Joel and Ethan Coen are two of the most eclectic filmmakers of all time. They can move from screwball comedy to dark morality play to satire over the course of three films. You never know what to expect from one of their films before that first trailer hits. This sense of surprise goes back to their debut film BLOOD SIMPLE, which played a couple of film festivals in late 1984 before being given a wide release in January 1985. The film came out of nowhere and was instantly praised by critics as a suspense filled neo-noir. The Coens went from industry outliers (Joel’s only previous credits were as assistant editor on THE EVIL DEAD and FEAR NO EVIL) to filmmakers praised for their assured camera work, tight script, and the dark sense of humor that would permeate the rest of their career.

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“This is the Girl” – Mulholland Drive Remains David Lynch’s Ultimate Nightmare

It’s three o’clock in the morning sometime in late 2001. A young college student (and already a real prick when it comes to film snobbery) lies under a heap of blankets in his living room, weeping at what he sees on the TV screen. Simultaneously, he’s wrangling his boxers into a more comfortable position, since he’s just gone from six to midnight. It is – and will remain – the weirdest boner he’s ever had.

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Sean’s Top Blu-ray Releases Of 2015

We buy a lot of movies each year and even though a ton are released, only a small handful really stand out. Here are Sean’s top Blu-ray releases of 2015, full comments about each film can be heard on our Best Of 2015 podcast episode:

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