When it was first released in 1954, Johnny Guitar was dismissed by critics and left in the dust. In the time since, Nicholas Ray's landmark western has been dubbed one of the greatest films of all time by the likes of François Truffaut and Martin Scorsese. Brad Gullickson returns to celebrate Missing Frames' 70th episode and to introduce Shawn to this classic masterwork.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Has time been kind to the film not-so-affectionately dubbed 'The Motionless Picture'? TC Padgett returns to Missing Frames for his first viewing of the film. Also joining for the first time is Star Trek fan Leah Hale to help navigate TC and Shawn through their many emotions about the film.
John Mills (Aggressive Negotiations, Words with Nerds) returns to Missing Frames to introduce Shawn to Joel Schumacher's 1987 cult classic The Lost Boys, starring Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz and the first on-screen pairing of Coreys Haim and Feldman. Will Shawn embrace this fan favorite and its magnificent soundtrack or would he prefer to eat maggots and/or worms? Tune in to find out!
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, the cult favorite starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Shawn and his wife Sarah ring in the occasion with Sarah's first-ever viewing of the film and a discussion about Shawn's deeply-rooted love for this franchise.
Shawn celebrates the 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott's sci-fi/horror classic Alien with returning guest TC Padgett, who has never seen the film before. They discuss whether or not it lived up to TC's expectations and the major differences between this and James Cameron's equally amazing (for completely different reasons) sequel Aliens.