For the past twenty years, Mission: Impossible has established itself as not only one of the finest action franchises of all time, but one of those rare film series that gets better as it goes along. Shawn Eastridge and John Mills join forces (Impossible Mission Forces?) to take a look at the entire franchise up to this point, picking their favorites, lamenting the missteps (you know which one) and debating their series rankings. They'll also discuss their pre-viewing hopes for the series' latest entry, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, and return after the break to give their official reviews and revised rankings. It's an episode so good, you won't want to do anything but choose to accept it.
HOSTS Shawn Eastridge John Mills
The classic Italian horror flick Suspiria has gained a reputation as being one of the most incredible and influential films of its genre. With Luca Guadagnino's remake (Sequel? Reboot? All of the above?) right around the corner, Shawn has decided to dive into Dario Argento's classic for the first time. Joining him is Paste Magazine's resident Suspiria expert Annie Black, as well as the magazine's resident horror film aficionado Jim Vorel. The only thing more terrifying than the last 12 minutes of this Missing Frames episode are the first 42.
First time Missing Framer Carley Cooper joins Shawn to chat about Michael Crichton's 1973 directorial debut Westworld. In addition to their reviews of the film, Shawn and Carley share their thoughts on Westworld Season 2 and discuss Carley's experiences working on the Westworld television show as a prosthetic body tech for the Make Up Effects department. She shares some of her favorite moments working with the show's talented cast and crew members, including Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright and James Marsden, and talks about some of the amazing prosthetic pieces she helped produce. These violent delights may have violent ends, but it's SO WORTH IT just to listen to this episode of Missing Frames.
HOSTS Shawn Eastridge Carley Cooper
Celebrate Missing Frames' 40th episode and My Neighbor Totoro's 30th anniversary in one go! Brad Gullickson (ITMODcast, Rest in Pictures) returns to Missing Frames for his first viewing of the Hayao Miyazaki classic. Shawn has always loved Totoro and is a huge fan of Miyazaki's work, but Brad has never fully hopped on-board the Miyazaki cat bus. Will My Neighbor Totoro be the one to sway his opinion on the filmmaker? Tune in to find out!
Released in 1987, Dirty Dancing became an unexpected box office smash, grossing over $200 million worldwide on a $6 million budget. Shawn's wife Sarah has decided now is the time for Shawn to finally see it. In this episode, they'll discuss the awesome dance choreography and music and the brilliance of Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, as well as the controversial 2017 TV movie and how the chemistry between your lead actors can make or break the final product. We can almost 100% guarantee you'll have the time of your life listening to this episode.