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Movie Issues: A View To A Kill

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Movie Issues: A View To A Kill

We wanted to start the New Year off with a bang, and nobody causes bigger bangs better than James Bond. This week Leland and Spooky go forth into the world of spy action and watch 1985s A View To A Kill.

This movie has it all: Action, sex, adventure, a bleach-blonde Christopher Walken. What more could you want?

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Topics of discussion include Roger Moore’s age and why Grace Jones could be the scariest cyborg in the world today. Once within, can we escape the unique madness of the Bond-verse?

Hope your New Year is off to a bang!

Movie Issues: New Years Evil

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Movie Issues: New Years Evil

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Maybe.

But you know what should never be brought to mind? The 1980 movie New Years Evil.

Leland and Spooky bring in the New Year with a real piece of work. At each time zone, someone is killing, and no one can stop him from calling into a new wave radio station and taunting the host. Join us as we try to make it though this movie before the clock strikes 12.

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Happy New Years’ everyone!

Movie Issues: Black Christmas

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Movie Issues: Black Christmas

Deck the halls with boughs of holly, 
Fa la la la la, la la la la…murder!

Yes, that’s right kids. Gather once more around the fire as Leland and Spooky take us yet again down the Christmas horror path. This week we experience the 1974 classic slasher film “Black Christmas”.

So join us as we relive this timeless film, which has been considered one of the founding movies  for the horror genre. Hope you survive the night!

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Happy Holidays from us here at Movies Issues. Eat, drink, be merry and watch some good movies!

Movie Issues: Home Alone

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Movie Issues: Home Alone

Hope all your Christmas and family time is going as planned. But for us here at Movie Issues we got ourselves left “Home Alone” this week.

Join Leland and Spooky as they revisit this 90’s classic holiday film as adults.  Where we learn the movie is really just about a kid trying to kill two adults with traps! So join us for this week as we once again brave yet another holiday classic for you.

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Best Movies and TV for Christmas

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Best Movies and TV for Christmas

Hey there guys! I hope this Christmas season is treating you well. I trust everyone is finding time to sit down with family and friends and enjoy some good food, drink, and some good movies. Just like with my Halloween movie and TV suggestions, I’m going to break down some awesome geeky Christmas movies and TV that should not be missed this holiday.

Of course everyone has their favorites, and they shouldn’t be missed either. “Christmas Story”, “ Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer” are always on some of the big ones this time of year, and they are all great.

But my family and I roll a little different. I hope some of these suggestions make it into your holiday this year.

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Movie Issues: Silent Night, Deadly Night

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Movie Issues: Silent Night, Deadly Night

Ho Ho Ho It’s Christmas time, and here at Movie Issues we love to watch some awesomely bad Christmas movies. And nothing says Christmas to Leland and Spooky more than love, family, coming together, drugs, sex and murder.

It’s gonna be a Silent Night, Deadly Night this week. Come gather round the old fireplace as we watch the tale of poor Billy. This hard to find classic from 1984 is nothing but great Christmas fun, and a bloody good time!

 

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Join us each week as we dive into some craptastic movies and see how many beers it take to get through them.

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Movie Issues: G.I. Joe The Rise of Cobra

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Movie Issues: G.I. Joe The Rise of Cobra

G.I. Joe are all well known American heroes, but it’s the unsung heroes of Leland and Spooky who are burdened with the task of watching 2009’s G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra, and now they want to share their experience with you.

Welcome to the first official Movie Issues Podcast!  A heartfelt podcast where two guys brave the deepest and darkest recesses of cinema and bring back some of the worst movies they can find.  Every week the guys watch another so-bad-it’s-good movie that should only be watched with friends.  Then they take their notes to the podcast table and rip that movie to shreds!

And now on with the show.

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Movie Issues: The Muppets

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Movie Issues: The Muppets

It’s time to play the music. It’s time to light the lights. It’s time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight.

Welcome to Movie Issues, the first podcast to come from Comic Issues devoted solely to movies both good and bad.  Here’s a special introduction to the hosts Leland and “Spooky,” with their views on the recently released The Muppets.  Listen to the guys give a spoiler free review of the nostalgia filled film that’s good for the young and the young at heart.

Then be sure to come back every Friday beginning December 2nd as Leland and Spooky pick a new movie to bring to you in all its glory (or infamy).

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Best Movies for Halloween

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Best Movies for Halloween

We talked last time about some great Halloween-themed TV shows. So this time, we’re going to talk about the Halloween movies.

Now, I will miss some big ones. NOT to fear! It’s not because they’re not awesome; I’ll just be talking about the ones that have meant something to me over the years.  Some of these I have grown up watching every year and they have become more than just films to me. If I don’t see them every year around this time it just doesn’t feels right.

Hopefully, some of these are your favorites too, or they give you some ideas for your movie nights in the future.

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The Best of Halloween TV

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The Best of Halloween TV

Every year, like many others, I gather up my friends together about once a week and watch Halloween theme TV or movies to get us in the spirit of this spooky time of year. So with Halloween approaching, I thought I’d do a small list of fun, nerdy TV and movies that I enjoy every year.  Maybe this might help some of you guys get ideas for what to show at your next horror movie night.

I’ll be talking about TV in this article, and I’ll be hitting the movies next time. So grab your flashlight, popcorn and some good candy, because here we go:

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