Category Archives: Midnight Drive-In

The Midnight Drive-In: Last Action Hero & The Final Girls

This week we’re watching movies where people watch movies and then get pulled into them.  First up we get to see Arnold make fun of the action film in Last Action Hero.  After that we head to Camp Bloodbath with The Final Girls.  With Noah out on the high seas we decided to bring in filmmaker Tony Wash to give his thoughts as well as plug his wares as he has 3 feature films out or about to come out in 2018 alone.  If you want to check out more of his stuff head on over to Scotchworthy Productions and pick up some movies.

The Midnight Drive-In: The Fly (1958) & The Fly (1986)

This week we’re going Double Fly.  First we check out the 1958 Vincent Price version of The Fly.  After that we take a comparison look at the 1986 David Cronenberg version of The Fly.  Noah also tells us a horrible true store, we talk about Hell Fest, and get confused with the new Jeremy Sauliner film Hold The Dark.

The Midnight Drive-In: The Wraith & I Bought A Vampire Motorcycle

This week we’re looking at killer vehicles.  First up we keep going with more Charlie Sheen love from last week with The Wraith.  Then we head over to England for I Bought A Vampire Motorcycle.  We also talk about the movie Mandy, Bryan and Noah’s trip to the Drive-In, and Doug does a deep dive into the old Universal Creature movies.

*Just a show note.  The intro recorded by the ever awesome Julie from 19 Nocturne Boulevard seems very topical but was recorded months ago.  That’s how awesome she is.

The Midnight Drive-In: Young Guns & Young Guns II

Not only is it the end of Slater September but it’s also Episode 50!  We sit down to go over the classic Young Guns and then follow that up with our Christian Slater film Young Guns II. On top of that Noah tries to declare who is the greatest Estevez of them all and after Doug brags about his free healthcare we make him read a long email.  All this and more!!!

The Midnight Drive-In: Slater September! Twilight Zone The Movie & Tales From The Darkside The Movie

Week 2 of Slater September is here.  First up is the movie take on some classic episodes of The Twilight Zone.  We chat about some of our favorite episodes and also talk the big controversy with the film.  After that Christian Slater appears in Tales From The Darkside The Movie to chop up some mummies.  Sit back and enjoy some classic horror anthologies.

The Midnight Drive-In: SLATER SEPTEMBER! Gleaming The Cube & Airborne

We kick off Slater September with his skateboarding classic Gleaming The Cube.  We then follow that up with one of Bryan’s favorite rollerblading movies from the 90’s Airborne.  Also some discussions of hating a ringing cell phone, Friends, and Jessica Jones.

The Midnight Drive-In: The Last Shark & Jaws 5 (Cruel Jaws)

It’s shark week here at the drive in.  First we’ll be taking a look at The Last Shark which pretty much steals most of it’s story from Jaws.  Then after that we’ll be looking at Jaws 5 (aka Cruel Jaws) which literally steals everything from The Last Shark.  After that we talk some more shark movies, Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, and Bryan reveals a theme month not to be missed starting next episode.

The Midnight Drive-In: Lord Of The Rings (1978) & Wizards

This week Noah talked us into watching some Ralph Bakshi movies so we’re kicking things off with the 1978 animated version of Lord Of The Rings and then following that up with Bakshi’s look at a war torn future Apocalypse with Wizards.  On top of that Bryan and Doug get excited over the Young Guns movies, we plan out an entire Christian Slater Month, and Bryan gets confused as to why the Lord Of The Rings movie ends so abruptly.

The Midnight Drive-In: Savage Streets & Sudden Death

This week we’re talking some rape revenge films.  Always a feel good topic.  Also Noah gets mad at Bryan and Doug for not being into Ralph Bakshi movies, we get a load of feedback, and Bryan gets mad at Noah and Doug when they don’t care about a dream that he had.  All this and more!

The Midnight Drive-In: Transformers The Movie & G.I. Joe The Movie

This week we’re doing a kids night and showing some cartoon movies from our childhoods in the form of 1986’s Transformers The Movie and then following that up with 1987’s G.I. Joe The Movie.  Just remember that “You got the touch, you got the power!”  Yo Joe.

The Midnight Drive-In: Shivers & Rabid

This week Cronenberg takes over the drive-in as we chat about two of his films.  First up is the currently being remade Rabid.  After that it’s Shivers.  We didn’t really put together how similar these movies are until we watched them.  After that it’s talk of Who Is America?, Castle Rock, and Cruising.

The Midnight Drive-In: A Bay Of Blood & Baron Blood

This week we’re talking some Bava movies.  First up is the intricate slasher A Bay Of Blood.  After that we’re following it up with Bava’s back from the dead Baron Blood!  Also we chat about foods that shouldn’t be mixed together, The Last Drive-In With Joe Bob Briggs, Antman & The Wasp, and Noah tries to convince us that the Venom movie might be good.

The Midnight Drive-In: Maniac Cop & Psycho Cop

It’s Killer Cops week at the ole drive in.  First up we’re talking about a low budget film Psycho Cop.  After that it’s the battle of the chins as Robert Z’Dar takes on Bruce Campbell in Maniac Cop.  In reality Tom Atkins mustache takes them all out.  After that we talk about Mother, Solo, The Stepfather, Re-Animator, GLOW, and The Pack.

The Midnight Drive-In: High Spirits & Nothing But Trouble

We’re talking some horror comedies.  First up is High Spirits with The Gute Steve Guttenburg and a cast that has to be seen to be believed.  After that we follow it up with a movie that killed Dan Akroyd’s career.  Nothing But Trouble.  After that we talk some Luke Cage,  Jurassic World, Final Exam, Alone In The Dark, and Orca.

The Midnight Drive-In: Hands Of Steel & Over The Top

This week we’re turning our hats around as we look at two movies that involve arm wrestling.  First up is the Terminator rip off movie Hands Of Steel.  After we’re going Over The Top with a bored Stallone.  Also we talk about what we want on the Roseanne spin off show, Krull, Cargo, Incredibles 2, and Teen Wolf.

The Midnight Drive-In: The Creeping Flesh & Nothing But The Night

Hey look it’s Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.  Two awesome guys that go great together.  First we check out the thriller with quite a twist Nothing But The Night.  After that we look at what pure evil actually is.  Being really slutty in The Creeping Flesh.  After that we talk Hereditary, The Curse Of Frankenstein, Cargo, I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore, Hotel Artemis, The Endless, and Ginger Snaps.  That’s a lot of movies.

The Midnight Drive-In: Black Belt Jones & The Last Dragon

Well we learned that apparently Canadians burned down the white house in the war of 1812 so we promptly kicked Doug off the show.  Noah and I figured we should learn kung fu to make sure none of this ever happens again and what better way to learn than by watching movies?  First up we checked out the Jim Kelly classic Black Belt Jones.  We followed that up with learning from the Shogun of Harlem in The Last Dragon.  No Canadians are burning down our white house again!

The Midnight Drive-In: Red & Blue Ruin

We were feeling too good about ourselves so we decided to bring the mood down a bit by watching the 2008 Jack Ketchum adaptation RED and then the 2013 Jeremy Sauliner movie Blue Ruin.  We also discuss the cancellation of Roseanne, pooping in Tim Hortons, and films such as Split Image, Murder Party, Flash Gordon, Dune, The Starman TV show, and a bit of Solo.

The Midnight Drive-In: The Last Starfighter & Starman

We take to the stars this week to talk about 2 sci fi movies from 1984 that have STAR in the title.  First up is The Last Starfighter.  How good at you at video games?  It could land you a wicked job Starfighter.  Then after that we watch Jeff Bridges phone home in the John Carpenter alien film Starman.  All this and we find out some interesting facts about dating Noah.

The Midnight Drive-In: Dead Alive & Ed And His Dead Mother

We missed Mother’s Day by a week and then randomly decided to do two movies about dead mothers.  We’re on the ball.  Anyway we talk about the Peter Jackson classic Dead Alive (aka Braindead) and the Steve Buscemi comedy Ed And His Dead Mother.  There is a small discussion about the state of the Star Wars Universe, Deadpool 2, and a non-recommend from Doug.