Public Catalog of Shame: Movies Watched in May 2014

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NOTES: Not a good month, not at all. Here are the movies I watched during it. More than 50% research. A lot of these are also just plain terrible. The Black Cat was the big surprise of the month. Rewatched Escape From New York &Scarface for the millionth time, because sometimes you just have to go back to church. TV shows not listed: Person of Interest, Louie, & Playing House (so great).

Movies

  1. Hardware (1990), dir. Richard Stanley
  2. Hardware (1990), dir. Richard Stanley – w/ commentary
  3. The Monks: The Transatlantic Feedback (2006), dir. Dietmar Post & Lucia Palacious
  4. Space Jam (1996), dir. Joe Pytka
  5. Ghostbusters 2 (1989), dir. Ivan Reitman – The phone lines are over there!
  6. Delirium (1987), dir. Lamberto Bava
  7. The Black Cat (1934), dir. Edgar G Ulmer
  8. Il Tram (1971), dir. Dario Argento (as Sino Bernadotte)
  9. Contraband (1980), dir. Lucio Fulci
  10. Sleepless (2001), dir. Dario Argento
  11. The Stendhal Syndrome (1996), dir. Dario Argento
  12. Testimone Oculare (1971), dir. Roberto Pariante – His only directorial credit, who was Dario Argento’s assistant director on the first 3 movies, extensively reshot by Argento.
  13. The Card Player (2004), dir. Dario Argento
  14. Jenifer (2005), dir. Dario Argento.
  15. Escape From New York (1981), dir. John Carpenter
  16. The Director’s Chair ep 1: John Carpenter interviewed by Robert Rodriguez. – Essential.
  17. Blue Sunshine (1978), dir. Jeff Lieberman
  18. Hausu (1977), dir. Nobuhiko Obayashi
  19. Phantom of the Opera (1998), dir. Dario Argento
  20. Giallo (2009), dir. Dario Argento.
  21. Neighbors (2014), dir. Nicholas Stoller – TOTAL B O N E R W A R.
  22. Dracula 3D (2012), dir. Dario Argento
  23. Sorcerer (1977), dir. William Friedkin – In widescreen. A revelation.
  24. X , the Man with X-Ray Eyes (1963), dir. Roger Corman
  25. Suspiria (1977), dir. Dario Argento
  26. Halloween (2007), dir. Rob Zombie – director’s cut w/ commentary. Caught lots of Cameron Terminator dna in Zombie’s version I had never noticed, this time around.
  27. Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005), dir. Dario Argento
  28. Pelts (2006), dir. Dario Argento
  29. To Be Or Not To Be (1983), dir. Alan Johnson
  30. Dario Argento: Master of Horror (1991), dir. Luigi Cozzi
  31. The Church / Demons 3 (1989), dir. Michele Soavi
  32. La Setta / The Devil’s Daughter / Demons 4 (1991), dir. Michele Soavi
  33. Nosferatu (1922), dir. F. W. Murnau
  34. Satan’s School For Girls (1973), dir. David Lowell Rich
  35. Furious 6 (2013), dir. Justin Lin
  36. A Lizard In Woman’s Skin (1971), dir. Lucio Fulci
  37. Troll 2 (1990), dir. Claudio Fragasso.  – My friends like to laugh at dumb shit. I like to laugh at Russian dashcam videos. They are better people than I am.
  38. Pumping Iron (1977), dir. Michael Small
  39. Beyond A Reasonable Doubt (1956), dir. Fritz Lang
  40. Black Sabbath (1963), dir. Mario Bava
  41. Scarface (1983), dir. Brian De Palma
  42. The Devil’s Honey (1986), dir. Lucio Fulci – According to Fulci himself, Polanski stole most of Death & The Maiden from this shitty, boring soft porno.
  43. Visiting Hours (1982), dir. Jean-Claude Lord
  44. Man On A Swing (1974), dir. Frank Perry

Movie Books

  1. CRACKING THE GRE
  2. 1,014 GRE PRACTICE QUESTIONS (these are not film books, but hey, fuck you)
  3. Rebel Without A Crew, Robert Rodriguez (still reading)
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Travis Bickle on the Rivera #75 (!)

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Hey you guyyyyyyyyyyys! There’s a new, special 75th episode edition of Travis Bickle on the Riviera! Tucker Stone and Sean Witzke are here with a big announcement about the future of the world’s last movie podcast and where that show will be recorded. Get excited! Oh, and we talked movies. The ones discussed discussed this week: Kevin Costner in Draft Day, Jonathan Glazer’sUnder the Skin, the weirdo Timothy Dalton Bond movie Licence to Kill, the latest episodes of Person of Interest, and the awesome parking garage sequence in James Wan’s Death Sentence.

Listen to it, BE SOMEBODY. 

As always, you can download all 75 episodes directly from itunes & rss, aaaaaand you can follow the show on twitter & facebook.

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Travis Bickle on the Riviera #74

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Hey you, there’s a new episode of the only movie podcast in the world, Travis Bickle on the Riviera. This week Sean is joined by Morgan “Risky Business” Jeske to discuss the following: Snowpiercer, Psycho 2 & 3, Gyllenhaal inEnemy, the trailer for Gone, Girl, Jim Jarmusch’s new Only Lovers Left Alive, french new gore classic Inside, and the Michael Douglas Infidelity Trilogy.Check it out, reblog it, tell someone about it, write it on the wind.  You can download episodes directly from itunes and rss. You can follow the show on twitter and facebook. Coming up next week: Under the Skin & Draft Day.

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Public Catalog of Shame: Movies watched April 2014

Doing this monthly, because why not let everyone know how entrenched and sad it gets? WHY NOT SHARE? WHY NOT SUBJECT MY IDIOCY TO A PUBLIC FORUM? WHY CAN’T I STOP MY HANDS FROM SHAKING? I CAN’T FEEL MY HANDS! IS THIS SHOCK? AM I GOING INTO SHOCK? YOU HAVE TO TELL ME IF I’M GOING INTO SHOCK! OMIGODOMIGODOMIGOD I DON’T WANT TO DIE LIKE THIIIIIIIIISSSSSSsssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss…

Here’s updated January and February post, now split up into separate months and numbered like I should have posted it to begin with, and here’s the entry for March. Here’s Tucker’s post from last month, and Morgan’s and David’s. Annnnnd down below, films watched in and film books read in the month April. This month, a lot of (mostly non-US) horror like always (some of it is research), a lot more trips to the theater (Noah was a bona fide surprise), a Sam Fuller marathon, and more of our buddy Ridley Scott. Some great stuff, some garbage. For more information on these films, you could listen to the fucking podcast, or consult your local physician. Really helped me out that time I went into shock.

 

Film count for this year’s first third: 152. SO SAD.

APRIL – Movies

  1. Road Games (1981), dir. Richard Franklin
  2. Patrick (1978), dir. Richard Franklin – Austrailian theatrical cut with the original Brian May soundtrack
  3. Patrick (1978), dir. Richard Franklin – Italian release cut, with the Goblin soundtrack, 10 mins shorter.
  4. Patrick (1978), dir. Richard Franklin – With Franklin commentary.
  5. Noah (2014), dir. Darren Aronofksy
  6. The Duellists (1977), dir. Ridley Scott
  7. Cannibal Holocaust (1980), dir. Ruggero Deodato
  8. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), dir. Wes Anderson
  9. Hostel (2005), dir. Eli Roth. – Still weak shit.
  10. Saw (2004), dir. James Wan.
  11. Snowpiercer (2013), dir. Bong Joon Ho
  12. Inside (2007), dir. Julien Maury and Alexandre Busitillo
  13. Hostel 2 (2007), dir. Eli Roth. – One great scene.
  14. Thirst (1979), dir. Rod Hardy
  15. The Rock (1996), dir. Michael Bay.
  16. The Raid 2: Berandal (2014), dir. Gareth Evans.
  17. Coriolanus (2011), dir. Ralph Fiennes
  18. Tomorrow Night (1998), dir. Louis CK
  19. Matchstick Men (2003), dir. Ridley Scott
  20. Cosmopolis (2012), dir. David Cronenberg
  21. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), dir. Wes Anderson
  22. The Last Stand (2013), dir. Kim Jee-Woon
  23. Once Upon A Time In The West (1969), dir. Sergio Leone – with commentary with John Carpenter, John Milius, Bernardo Bertolucci, Alex Cox, Christopher Frayling, and Sheldon Hall.
  24. Jackass 3.5 (2011), dir. Jeff Tremaine
  25. No Holds Barred (1989), dir. Thomas J. Wright.
  26. Hellraiser (1987), dir. Clive Barker
  27. Stir Crazy (1980), dir. Sidney Poitier
  28. Fast Company (1979), dir. David Cronenberg
  29. Someone To Watch Over Me (1987), dir. Ridley Scott
  30. Demons 6: De Profundis (1989), dir. Luigi Cozzi
  31. Mother of Tears (2007), dir. Dario Argento
  32. Thelma & Louise (1991), dir. Ridley Scott
  33. Black Rain (1989), dir. Ridley Scott
  34. Everything Or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 (2012), dir. Stevan Riley
  35. Under The Skin (2014), dir. Jonathan Glazer
  36. The Living Daylights (1987), dir. John Glen
  37. Manhattan Baby (1982), dir. Lucio Fulci
  38. Death Sentence (2007), dir. James Wan
  39. License To Kill (1989), dir. John Glen
  40. The House By The Cemetery (1981), dir. Lucio Fulci
  41. Cannibal Apocalypse (1980), dir. Antonio Margheriti
  42. The Baron of Arizona (1950), dir. Samuel Fuller
  43. The Steel Helmet (1951), dir. Samuel Fuller
  44. Run of the Arrow (1957), dir. Samuel Fuller
  45. Verboten! (1959), dir. Samuel Fuller
  46. Shock Corridor (1963), dir. Samuel Fuller
  47. Public Enemies (2009), dir. Michael Mann

April – Movie Books

  1. Men, Women, & Chainsaws by Carol J Clover
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Travis Bickle on the Riviera #73

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Hey you, there’s a new episode of the only movie podcast on this or any other planet. This week on Travis Bickle on the Riviera, Tucker Stone and Sean Witzke are back from the land of winds and ghosts to snatch the life right out of you and discuss: The Raid 2 and the true meaning of excellence, Cannibal Holocaust, Hostel 1 &2, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s continuing comeback, 2 more by Ridley Scott (The Duellists!), Bruce McGill’s finest hour, love, hate, life, death, and positraction.

Listen, read the show notes, review it at itunes, it’s fucking free like it always has been –  RIDE THE SNAAAAAAAAAKE.

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Travis Bickle on the Riviera #72

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Hey you, there’s a new movie podcast by Tucker Stone and I up over at the Factual Opinion. This week on Travis Bickle on the Riviera: we discuss the new Captain America: A Winter’s Tale movie that people won”t shut up about, the Schindler’s List jokes in Grand Budapest Hotel, one of us saw The Raid 2, what Russ Meyer was doing during the Normandy Invasion, and go hard-sell on why we love Noah.

Tell your friends, force it on your enemies, review the fucking thing on itunes, CHECK THAT SHIT OUT.

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A N G E L W A R Z F O R E V E R Z

 

 

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Travis Bickle on the Riviera #70

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Over at the Factual Opinion, Tucker Stone and I have recorded a brand new Travis Bickle on the Riviera episode for you. This week the only movie podcast in the world covers: John Boorman’s Exorcist 2: The Heretic & Zardoz, Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven, Eraser, Return to Paradise, the new season of Hannibal, how insane Noah sounds, and a detour into the idea of “shocking character deaths”.

Check it out, telll somebody, Paul Reiser Lives.

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