Tag Archives: Fantasy

Torture Cinema Poll for February 2016: What should we watch next?

1 Feb

The new season begins soon, and that means more Torture Cinema!  We haven’t asked you to vote since before our Childhood Destruction editions of the TC feature.  Now, we’re back to the listener-voted format.

You know the drill.  VOTE!

As always, if you want to suggest a movie for us to discuss on this feature or Shoot the WISB, a topic for general discussion, a guest to include, and so on, you can let us know on our Suggest a Topic page!

2016 Awards Season (Hugos, etc.): All the Eligible Things from a Year of Skiffy and Fanty!

8 Jan Hugo Award

It’s that time of year again.  The time when we all show up in a big arena and fight each other with sticks and used socks and the leftover contents of Darth Vader’s fridge for the supreme honor of winning an award.

OK.  So that’s not true.  But it is awards season, which means we do have to release a practically mandatory big post of all the stuff we discussed or created that happens to be eligible for something in 2016.  So, here it is: Continue reading

289. The Santa Clause (1994) — A Torture Cinema Holiday Special “Adventure”

24 Dec The Santa Clause

Elf special ops, killer hot cocoa, and reindeer, oh my!  The holidays are here, and no holiday would be complete without a holiday-themed Torture Cinema episode.  In our final episode of the season, we tackle 1994’s Tim Allen venture, The Santa Clause.  From kickass elves to creepy child kidnappings to the wonderful joy of the Christmas spirit, we’ve got plenty to say about this supposedly awful movie!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

287. Kameron Hurley (a.k.a. The Patriarchy Smarsher) — Empire Ascendant (An Interview)

16 Dec Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley

Colliding worlds, wicked empires, and flaming trees, oh my!  Kameron Hurley joins us to talk about her latest novel, Empire Ascendant.  We talk about the difficulty in writing a sequel, the politics of her world, empires, walking demon trees, and much more!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

#40. Crimson Peak (2015) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Trish Matson

11 Dec Crimson Peak

Gothic romance, freaky houses, and Tom Hiddleston, oh my! In this special, Shaun-free episode of Shoot the WISB, Rachael and David are joined by secret ninja editor Trish Matson for a discussion of Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak.

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

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