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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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Dec 4, 2019

EPISODE #239-- On today's episode Cruz and James rejoin the good ship Barry Levinson with the period comedy TIN MEN staring Danny Devito and Richard Dreyfus. They also talk about Miracle at Morgan's Creek, Redes, and Silence. 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: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. #1963 #PeriodPiece #Nostalgia #ConMen #Bunko #Scammers #PseudoSequels #60sOnFilm #Baltimore #80sMovies

Nov 21, 2019

EPISODE #238-- We revisit Kathryn Bigelow's vampire opus NEAR DARK from 1987. We also talk about a bunch of other dumb BS, including Blade Runner, the World Cinema Project, and The Lighthouse. 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: Tin Men! #Vampires #CultMovies #80sFilm #80sMovies #ImportantMovies #SaloonViolence #NeoWestern #Romance

Nov 11, 2019

EPISODE #237-- The boys are rejoined by Megan Captaine (of the podcast All Hail Yog) to talk about, what else? The classic/craptastic film THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE from 1972. We also rap about The Girl With All the Gifts, My Name is Dolemite, My Favorite Year, and the last and final installment of 1967's War and Peace. 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). #Adventure #70sFilm #DisasterMovie #BigBudgetBlockbuster #Classic? #GeneHackman #GuestEpisode #BadMovie #Swimming

Nov 2, 2019

EPISODE #236-- We round out this year's spooktacular spectal of spectral. . . spookeries with Wes Craven's THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS. It's a good one. It's a frightening one. It's good that Reagan's dead. We also talk about Ghostbusters (both of them), Wolf Guy, Hara Kiri, and HBO's Watchmen. It's a big episode. Come and GHOST 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: The Poseidon Adventure. #Spooktagon #Halloween #HorrorMovie #WesCraven #90sFilm #Spooktacular #LAMovies #ScaryMovie #DomesticHorror #Satire

Oct 22, 2019

EPISODE #235-- We return to our roots with a movie staring everyone's favorite spooky art-patronizing bisexual actor: Vincent Price. He stars in THE WITCHFINDER GENERAL (also known as CONQUEROR WORM), a particularly sadistic British horror film. It's a good 'un. We also talk about Rosemary's Baby, Attack the Block, and Fighting Elegy. 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 People Under the Stairsl! #Spooktacular #Halloween #HorrorFilm #HorrorMovie #VincentPrice #ClassicHorror #60sFilm #BritishFilm #EnglishCivilWar

Oct 16, 2019

EPISODE #234-- BOO! Did I get you? Good. I'm sorry, look, what? Anyways, on today's SPOOKTAGON we are joined by the ghoulish Hayley Jackson (@LittleRedPixie on IG) to talk Nicholas Roeg's film The Witches. We also rap about Sisters, Fleabag, The Addams Family, Downton Abbey, Birds of Passage, and Safety Last. It's a big, spooky episode! 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 Witchfinder General! #Spooktacular #Halloween #RoaldDahl #Britain #England #ChildPeril #Witchcraft #EvilWomen #ChildrensFilm #SPOOKTAGON

Oct 12, 2019

BONUS EPISODE: Welcome to another one of our occasional side-story episodes! Rafael Gamboa is back (again) and he's here to help James talk about the new clown violence movie from Todd Phillips! We also talk about Monos, Green Frontier, and Embrace of the Serpent! You can still watch Rafael on "The Long Take" on You Tube. 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).

Oct 7, 2019

EPISODE #233-- We're back to our old tricks and treats with our annual SPOOKTAGON. Come with us as we talk about the class 1992 urban horror film Candyman! We also chat about Funeral in Berlin, Wa and Peace (again), The Witness, and True Grit! 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 Witches! #horrorfilm #horror #urbanhorror #90sfilm #Franchise #slasher #ghost #urbanlegend #CliveBarker

Sep 24, 2019

EPISODE #232-- Today we dip into the New Wave with Jean-Luc Godard's Band of Outsiders AKA Bande A Part from 1964. We also talk about Five Deadly Venoms, Alita: Battle Angel, Mindhunter, and the Downton Abbey movie. 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 Witches! #FrenchFilm #FrenchNewWave #60sCinema #60sFilm #1964 #Godard #InsufferableJerks #ClassicCinema #CollegeCinema #FrenchMovies

Sep 21, 2019

EPISODE #231-- We are joined again by Lezlie Moor (@LezlieMoore on the Insta) to talk about Percy Aldon's 1987 film Bagdad Cafe. We also talk about Arctic, the second part of War and Peace, Marianne, and Dantons. 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: Bande a Part/Band of Outsiders (1963). #IndieFilms #80sfilm #80smovie #GermanFilm #NewGermanCinema #RoadMovie #Americana #DesertMovie #NotHerzog

Sep 10, 2019

EPISODE #230-- We get back into the caper game with Peter Collinson's The Italian Job from way back in 1969. We also talk about Werner Herzog's Nosferatu, Snowpiercer, Monsieur Gangster, and Fast Color. 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: Bagdad Cafe (1987). #CrimeFilm #BritishFilm #UKFilm #MichaelCaine #60sCinema #60sFilm #GangsterMovie #Heist #StuntSpectacular

Sep 2, 2019

EPISODE #229-- Happy Labor Day! Here's us going over another bad kids' movie! This time it's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from 1990. We also talk about Fyre Festival, Blinded by the Light, Mindhunter, and a couple of bad movies that don't need the publicity. 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 Italian Job (1969). #KidsMovies #90sMovies #Adaptation #1990 #OldNewYork #TMNT #TurtlePower #BadMovies #ComicBookMovies

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: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990). #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

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