Finally, we're thinking about Christmas movies. Specifically: what makes a Christmas movie, favourite Christmas movie characters, and the future of Christmas movie discussions on After Lunch.
Friday, December 30, 2022
After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – The Wig Budget
talk about what we've been watching: TV series like Midnight Club, Andor, Stargirl, Wednesday, Mythic Quest, Willow, Perry Mason, Mare of Easttown, and A-Team “Christmas” episodes. Then there are movies like A Christmas Story Christmas, the Cannonball Run sequel Speed Zone, the Underworld series, The Shop Around the Corner, Ernest Saves Christmas, and a White Christmas live production.
Monday, December 26, 2022
After Lunch | After Christmas Lounge – Bring on the Whamageddon
other things we've been listening to and reading.
Saturday, December 24, 2022
Hellbent for Letterbox | 3 Godfathers (1948)
In this special holiday episode, Pax and I watch John Ford's adaptation of Peter B Kyne's Christmas Western novel, The Three Godfathers. Starring John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, and Harry Carey Jr.
Friday, December 23, 2022
After Lunch | A Christmas Carol (1910) and Scrooge (1935)
discuss a pair of the oldest adaptations of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. From 1910, it's the silent version from Thomas Edison's production company. And then we talk about the 1935 film starring Seymour Hicks.
And be sure to check out Mike, Rob, and my Advent Calendar House discussion from earlier this season about the 1971 cartoon that brought back Alastair Sim as the voice of Scrooge.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
After Lunch | Christmas Movie Menus
Monday, December 19, 2022
After Lunch | Die Hard (1988)
Friday, December 16, 2022
After Lunch | The Ref (1994)
And if you want to hear even more on The Ref on this very feed, check the old Nerd Lunch Extra Helping episode from December 2012 where Jeeg talks about it with Carlin Trammel.
Thursday, December 15, 2022
After Lunch | It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
After Lunch | Holiday Inn (1942)
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
After Lunch | Remember the Night (1940)
Monday, December 12, 2022
After Lunch | The Thin Man (1934)
Friday, December 09, 2022
After Lunch | The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Thursday, December 08, 2022
Hellbent for Letterbox | The Great Silence (1968)
I also catch up with some Halloween Westerns - Wesley Snipes in Gallowwalkers and Danny Trejo in Dead in Tombstone - while Pax gets Christmas cheer from Roy Rogers in Trail of Robin Hood.
After Lunch | Better Off Dead... (1985)
Wednesday, December 07, 2022
After Lunch | Gremlins (1984)
Tuesday, December 06, 2022
After Lunch | Shazam! (2019)
Monday, December 05, 2022
After Lunch | Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
The Movie Connection podcast) to discuss the tangential Christmas movie, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Directed by Shane Black and starring Robert Downey Jr, Val Kilmer, and Michelle Monaghan.
Friday, December 02, 2022
After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – Where'd Everybody Go?
Monday, November 28, 2022
After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – ValuKast
Friday, November 25, 2022
Seriously Felicity | Sophomoric
Monday, November 21, 2022
After Lunch | Doctor Sleep
Monday, November 14, 2022
After Lunch | Literary Villains Sour 16
Friday, November 11, 2022
After Lunch | Disneyland
Friday, November 04, 2022
Seriously Felicity | Felicity Was Here
Monday, October 31, 2022
After Lunch | The Avengers of Horror
the Avengers of Science Fiction, you never know.
Friday, October 28, 2022
Hellbent for Letterbox | The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
But our Westernin' picks this month are full on horror-related as Pax reads Tim Seeley, Aaron Campbell, and Jim Terry's vampire comic West of Sundown, and I watch Sam Shepard's Western ghost story Silent Tongue and the super cheesy Teenage Monster.
Monday, October 24, 2022
After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – Don't Let Your Kids Go to Old Man Graham's House
Friday, October 21, 2022
After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – You Made Me Cry in a Burger King, You Son of a B
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Hellbent for Letterbox | The Pale Door (2020)
I also watched another low-budget Western horror, Blackwood, and both of us talk about the Predator prequel, Prey. And Pax shares his thoughts on Epix' new Billy the Kid series.
Monday, October 17, 2022
After Lunch | Midnight Mass
Monday, October 10, 2022
After Lunch | Down the Rabbit Hole: The Reunion
the Super Friends Wiki. With me as a guest, we set out to get from the mini-comic's wiki page to... Ed McMahon? Find out if we're successful and while you're at it, download both the Superman mini-comic and the newly released second issue featuring Green Lantern.
Friday, October 07, 2022
Seriously Felicity | The Force
Kristi and I plan a road trip, camp out for Star Wars tickets, and get some hot chocolate.
Monday, October 03, 2022
After Lunch | Agents of SHIELD, Season 1
Friday, September 30, 2022
After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – The New Dragon Excitement
Monday, September 26, 2022
After Lunch | After Dinner Lounge – Pokémon Cards and Barbie Dreamhouses
Friday, September 23, 2022
Hellbent for Letterbox | The Frisco Kid (1979)
Monday, September 19, 2022
After Lunch | Top 10 Years Later
Friday, September 16, 2022
After Lunch | Greetings from Fantasy World!
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