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A Quality Interruption

Two guys. Zero thoughts. Lots of movies. Listen to Cruz Flores and James Kislingbury plow through their catalog of favorite cult, underlooked, or simply insane movies. Join us, won't you?
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Aug 20, 2019

EPISODE #228-- We once more dive into the sick and weird world of David Cronenberg with 1981's Scanners (staring Michael Ironside and Patrick McGoohan). More importantly we are joined by Kate Enge of the Post Mortem on You Tube (https://www.patreon.com/PostMortemReview)! We also talk about The Asphalt Jungle, The Killers, The Favorite, War & Peace, and Eugene Smith's photo journalism. It's a big, fun episode. Come and get it. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: ???. #Espers #Psychics #Cronenberg #Canada #Horror #80sFilms #80sMovies #CultFilm #CriterionCollection #CriterionChannel #1981 #bodyhorror

Aug 14, 2019

EPISODE #227-- Today we are joined by Canadian and cat expert Anna Ross to discuss the overlong and undercooked fairy tale film The Company of Wolves. We also chat about Shazaam, Midsommar, Ronin, and Charade. Keep an eye out for Anna's new podcast "Jack's Podcast: Surviving Hollywood." Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: Scanners (1981). #Wolves #Werewolves #lycanthropy #fairytales #veggietales #MoreBad80sCrud

Aug 7, 2019

EPISODE #226-- Today we talk about the cross-over wuxia hit from Ang Lee: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. It's a good one. WE also talk about Robin and Marian, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Blade Runner (RIP Rutger Hauer), and A Matter of Life and Death. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: The Company of Wolves (1984). #MartialArts #KungFu #GongFu #ChowYunFat #MichelleYeoh #AngLee #AcademyAward #2000s

Jul 30, 2019

EPISODE #225-- Animal friend and game designer Megan Captaine (Animals Track and "Blood on the Clocktower" respectively) joins to discuss one of Disney's lesser-known science fiction films, 1979's The Black Hole. We also discuss Stranger Things 3, The Venture Bros (Season 7), The Lure, and The Philadelphia Story. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000).

Jul 23, 2019

EPISODE #224-- Hey, look who it is! It's Alexis Simpson (@amutepiggy on Twitter) here to talk with us about the Coen Brothers' Blood Simple from 1984! We also talk about Nietzche, Bathtubs Over Broadway, Mulan, Three Outlaw Samurai, and Letter Never Sent. This episode is jam-packed with quality, so give it a listen to! Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: The Black Hole (1979). #FilmNoir #NeoNoir #CoenBros #80sFilm #AcademyAwardWinners #GreatFilms #CriterionCollection #FirstFilms

Jul 15, 2019

EPISODE #223-- Sure, he's a jerk, but I'll be goldarned if Terry Gilliam hasn't made some fine pictures. Today Cruz and James chat about the Jeff Bridges/Robin Williams feature The Fisher King from 1991. Plus they chat about End of Evangelion, Pulp Fiction, and 12 Strong, among other films. Join us, won't you? Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: Blood Simple (1984). #Fantasy #UrbanFantasy #FairyTale #Legends #KingArthur #Gilliam #90sFilm #NYC #NewYorkMovies

Jul 8, 2019

EPISODE #222-- On today's show we talk about one of the all-time great documentaries, 1990's Paris is Burning. Also, sorry about missing Pride Month, everyone. We also talk about Born Yesterday, Chernobyl, and Kong: Skull Island. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: The Fisher King (1991). #OPPULENCE #LGBTQIA #QUILTBAG #NewYorkMovie #Documentary #90sFilm #Drag #Ball

Jun 30, 2019

EPISODE #221-- On today's show we are joined by the effulgent Aimee McGuire (@AimeeMcGuire on Instagram), star of stage and screen, to talk about the class live action/animated-hybrid Who Framed Roger Rabbit from 1988. We also talk about Neon Genesis Evangelion, The Red Turtle, and Thief. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: Paris is Burning (1990). #AnimatedFilm #ClassicCartoon #Animation #RogerRabbit #FilmNoir #BobHoskins #Zemekis #Anime?

Jun 25, 2019

BONUS EPISODE: Rafael Hernan Gamboa (he of "The Long Take" on Youtube and "Violet" on Amazon Prime) returns to the studios to talk about the latest entry in the venerable kaiju series: Godzilla: King of the Monsters. We wrap about Godzillas new and old, about disaster movies, about what we would have done if Hollywood was dumb enough to give us $200 million, and that dang seed-grinding bird, Rodan. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com).

Jun 22, 2019

EPISODE #220-- We return to Japan to discuss Kon Ishikawa's Princess from the Moon. It's another hot Toho joint, folks! Plus we talk about The Venture Brothers Season 7. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988). #TohoFilms #JapaneseFilms #FantasyMovie #FairyTale #FolkTale #UFOs #Japan #ToshiroMifune

Jun 14, 2019

EPISODE #219-- Today we talk about Ishiro Honda's spooky monster moive Matango (AKA "Attack of the Mushroom People"). We also rap about weird stories, horror, as well as The Long Watch, Tokyo Drifter, and a certain other big Toho star! Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Next week: Princess of the Moon (1987)! #MonsterMovie #TohoFilms #JapaneseMovies #1960sMovies #60sFilm #IslandStories #HorrorFilm

Jun 9, 2019

EPISODE #218-- Today we talk about Brian Trenchard-Smith's "magnum opus": Dead-End Drive In. It's actually quite bad! Hear us talk about it so you don't have to see it. We also talk about Not Quite Hollywood, The Magnificent Ambersons, and The Sisters Brothers. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. Next week: Matango! #AustralianFilm #80sFilm #BadMovies #TerribleMovies

Jun 2, 2019

EPISODE #218-- Today Cruz and James chat about another Sam Raimi film! This time it's 1990's Darkman (staring Liam Neeson and Frances McDormand). Plus we talk about John Wick 3: Parabellum, Gerald's Game, and Sword of Doom. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. Next week: Dead-End Drive In! #SamRaimi #Pulp #Superhero #90sFilm #SuperheroMovies #NotQuiteBatman #BruceCampbell

May 24, 2019

EPISODE #216-- Cruz and James return to the blood-soaked, neon-tinged underworld of John Wick with our latest episode. We also talk The Magnificent Ambersons and Chernobyl! Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. Next week: Darkman! #JohnWick #UrbanFantasy #HeroicBloodshed #BloodOpera #ShootEmUp #ActionMovie #Keanu #NewYorkMovies

May 24, 2019

BONUS EPISODE-- Instead of poisoning a regular episode with discussions of Game of Thrones and its finale, we decided to pare it off as its own episode! Despite our tone, we rather liked the whole series, warts and all! Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. #GameOfThrones #WatchTheThrone #SeriesFinale #HBO #TV #BonusEpisode #HouseStark #HouseLannister #TonyStark #IronMan #GhostfaceKillah

May 20, 2019

EPISODE #215-- On today's episode, James and Cruz delve into the weird maternal horror film Splice-- Also, the recording got jacked up, so it's kind of not a great episode! We also talk about What We Do in Shadows, Steven Universe, and Samurai Champloo. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. Next week's episode: John Wick 2! #Splice #BodyHorror #BioHorror #HorrorMovie #2000sMovies #2000sFilm #ScienceFiction #SciFi

May 15, 2019

EPISODE #214-- We dive back into the worl of 1980's fantasy films-- this time joined by Alexis Simpson (@amutepiggy)-- to talk Jim Henson's 1986 movie Labyrinth! Featuring David Bowie! Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. #Fantasy #FairyTale #80sFilm #80sMovie #DavidBowie #Musical #Puppets #Muppets #JimHenson

May 11, 2019

EPISODE #213-- We break with the pattern a little bit to talk about a James Bond movie (it's been a while!). Today we talk about the Sean Connery-starring movie Diamonds are Forever! Plus we rap a little bit about Lone Wolf and Cub. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. #spies #spymovies #JamesBond #BondMovies #70sFilm #SuckingInThe70s #SeanConnery

Apr 27, 2019

EPISODE #212-- Today Cruz and James delve into the class late 90's action flick, The Matrix. It's a really good movie, darnit! We also talk about There Will Be Blood and Mikey and Nicky. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. The outro music is "Spybreak! by Propellerheads. #Cyberpunk #SciFi #Future #KungFu #KeanuReeves #ActionMovie #1999 #90sFilm

Apr 13, 2019

EPISODE #211-- On today's episode we are joined again by Tannaleigh Mohr to talk about Ridley Scott's bizarre cult-hit Legend from 1985. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. #DragonMovies #ElfMovies #RidleyScott #80sFilm #80sFantasy #FairyTale #FantasyFilm #1985

Apr 5, 2019

EPISODE #210-- Today we tackle the Robert Aldrich hobo-epic Emperor of the North from 1973! We also talk about Ernest Borgnine, Marty, and a few other movies! Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit or on gildedterror.blogspot.com. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. #railroadmovies #trainmovies #70scinema #70sfilm #suckinginthe70s #LeeMarvin #Westerns #GreatDepression #CultClassic #EmperorOfTheNorthPole

Mar 31, 2019

EPISODE #209-- Today we talk about Sydney Pollack's problematic crime story, The Yazkua staring Bob Mitchum. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Or donate directly to James at https://ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. #JapaneseFilm #crimemovie #yakuza #gangmovie #RobertMitchum #70sFilm #70sCinema #SucknInThe70s #PollackNotLumet

Mar 22, 2019

EPISODE #208-- Today we are rejoined by popular man-about-town and all-around talent, Rafael Gamboa to discuss David Lynch's infamous adaptation of Frank Herbert's classic novel Dune! It's a bad movie and a good episode! We also talk about The Little Mermaid, Triple Frontier, and Mission: Impossible: Fallout! Check Rafael's film program "The Long Take" on YouTube. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Or donate directly to James at https://ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. #scifi #sciencefiction #adaptation #BadMovies #CultMovies #MidnightMovie #DavidLynch

Mar 15, 2019

EPISODE #208-- Today we are joined by Lezlie Moore (@LezlieMoore on Instagram) to discuss the frankly bonkers and kind of terrible Buckaroo Banzai from 1984! Plus we talk about Umbrella Academy, Russian Doll, East Side Sushi, and The Wild Bunch. Sorry for the audio! Check out Lezlie's game at https://agent-mahoney.itch.io/sins-of-the-flesh. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Or donate directly to James at https://ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. #SciFiFilm #CultFilm #CultMovie #80sFilm #MidnightMovie #Robocop

Mar 5, 2019

EPISODE #206-- Today we celebrate John Singleton's breakthrough classic BOYZ IN THE HOOD-- staring Cuba Gooding Jr, Laurence Fishburne, Morris Chestnut, and Ice Cube. Plus we talk about Venom, True Grit, and True Detective Season 3. Donate to the cause at Patreon.com/Quality. Or donate directly to James at https://ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Follow James on Twitter @kislingtwits and on Instagram @kislingwhatsit. Follow the show on Instagram, as well @AQualityInterruptionPod. You can watch Cruz and show favorite Alexis Simpson on You Tube in "They Live Together." Thanks to our artists Julius Tanag (http://www.juliustanag.com) and Sef Joosten (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). The theme music is "Eine Kleine Sheissemusik" by Drew Alexander. #LosAngeles #90sFilm #GangMovies #ClassicMovies #LAMovies #HappyBelatedBlackHistoryMonthIGuess #GoodMovies #CrimeFilm

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