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The Smooth Thrills Radio Hour
49 minutes | Dec 26, 2021
Episode 407: Cyberpunk 102: Strange Days
In which the team examines the wonders of technology, the risks of recorded memories, the weirdness of defunct video formats, the cinema treasure that is John Saxon, and whether or not rollerblades really are the future of transportation. #thesmooththrillsradiohour is on iTunes, Spotify & Google Podcasts www.smooththrillsradiohour.com #podcast #cyberpunk #StrangeDays #RalphFiennes #AngelaBassett #JulietteLewis #TomSizemore #KathrynBigelow #SurveillanceState #MichaelWincott #VincentDOnofrio #GlennPlummer #solarbabies #lapd
48 minutes | Dec 19, 2021
Episode 406: Original Thrills: The Thin Man
In which the team discusses the legacy of Nick and Nora Charles, the joys and sorrows of detective film franchises, the missed opportunities of Andy Hardy movies, and whether or not a dog can win a Nobel Prize. #thesmooththrillsradiohour is on iTunes, Spotify & Google Podcasts www.smooththrillsradiohour.com #podcast #thethinman #anotherthinman #songofthethinman #afterthethinman #thethinmangoeshome #asta #williampowell #myrnaloy #maureenosullivan #cesarromero #porterhall #franchise #detectives #DashellHammett #nickcharles #noracharles #nickandnora #mgm
52 minutes | Dec 12, 2021
Episode 405: Hollyweird: Inside Daisy Clover
In which the panel examines the careers of child actors, the ups and downs of fame, the strangeness of movie musicals, and the potentials of fishburger and beverage combo meals. #thesmooththrillsradiohour is on iTunes, Spotify & Google Podcasts www.smooththrillsradiohour.com #podcast #insidedaisyclover #NatalieWood #RoddyMcDowell #ChristopherPlummer #RobertRedford #RuthGordon #KatharineBard #PeterHelm #HaroldGould #Showbusiness #hollywood #RobertMulligan #GavinLambert #Coogan #CaliforniaChildActorsBill #childactor #moviemusical #musicals
56 minutes | Dec 5, 2021
Episode 404: Exploitation! : The Man with the Golden Arm
In which the panel takes on the misery of addiction, the battle against the Production Code, the crooked ways of low-level gangsters, and the reasons behind poorly-dubbed Italian films. #thesmooththrillsradiohour is on iTunes, Spotify & Google Podcasts www.smooththrillsradiohour.com #podcast #FrankSinatra #KimNovac #DarrenMcGavin #drummers #poker #addiction #OttoPreminger #MonkeyNeverDies #ProductionCode #HayesCode #Censorship
42 minutes | Nov 28, 2021
Episode 403: Family Matters: It‘s Alive
In which the panel takes a perilous, dark, and often confusing journey through the works of Larry Cohen, the world of killer babies and their cat companions, the dangers of being Joan Collins, and the delights of Commander USA. #thesmooththrillsradiohour is on iTunes, Spotify & Google Podcasts www.smooththrillsradiohour.com #podcast #JohnPRyan #SharonFerrell #GuyStockwell #JamesDixon #MichaelAnsara #LarryCohen #KingCohen #ItsAlive #MutantBaby #FamilyMatters
48 minutes | Nov 21, 2021
Episode 402: Lost in America : Aloha Bobby and Rose
In this packed episode, the panel explores the lives of Bobby and Rose, the perils of life on the road, the risks of peeing in someone's car, and the remarkable acting of Dean Jones. #thesmooththrillsradiohour is on iTunes, Spotify & Google Podcasts www.smooththrillsradiohour.com #podcast #PaulLeMat #FloydMutrux #DianneHull #TimMcIntire #LeighFrench #NobleWillingham #RobertCarradine #RoadMovie #LostInAmerica #1970s #Camaro #TinyDancer #Volkswagen
51 minutes | Nov 14, 2021
Episode 401: Oozes and Goo: The Blob
In this episode, the team talks about Blobs, Gases, Mists, the sociopathic behaviors of semi-sentient goo, the wonderous world of Steve McQueen, and the dangers of working in certain French films.
65 minutes | May 16, 2021
Episode 307: Game Night: Clue
In this episode, the team talks about Clue, movie adaptations of games, the various adventures of the Guber-Peters Company, and the confusing nature of Beverly Hills Cop movies.
46 minutes | May 9, 2021
Episode 306: 80s Comedy Part 2: Hollywood Shuffle
In this episode, the panel discusses the works of the great Robert Townsend, the merits of various Wayans, the somewhat sad state of Spoof Movies, and the strange world of double-feature discs.
46 minutes | May 2, 2021
Episode 305: Subculture: My Own Private Idaho
In this episode, the panel talks about the beginnings of New Queer Cinema, the perils of life as a street hustler, the state of various movie bathrooms, and possible Miami connections to Samuel L. Bronkowitz.
58 minutes | Apr 25, 2021
Episode 304: Adventureman:Commando
In this episode, our panelists muse over an essential Reagan-Era action movie, debate the realism of action comedies in general, the ASMR possibilities of gunfights, and the moral relativism of Porky's.
47 minutes | Apr 18, 2021
Episode 303: Musicalish!: The Fabulous Stains
In this episode, our heroes behold the glory of the Stains, examine the Post Punk movement, watch some 80s television, and muse over the fate of Dan Haggerty.
50 minutes | Apr 11, 2021
Episode 302: Dead End Drive In
In this episode, the team looks at Dead End Drive In, Ozploitation, the works of Brian Trenchard-Smith, and the sad fate of the ABC Family Channel.
48 minutes | Apr 4, 2021
Episode 301: Fritz the Cat
The panel of experts examines the history and legacy of "Fritz the Cat," the troubled relations of its creators, the impact it had on animation overall, and the relative value of actors named "Broderick."
45 minutes | Nov 15, 2020
Episode 208: Alternative Timeline: Dazzler
In this episode the panel examines the un-produced treatment Jim Shooter created for Dazzler, what happened with Casablanca Records & Filmworks, the strange abilities of the Village People, and the relative value of Howard the Duck.
82 minutes | Nov 8, 2020
Interview with John Putch
In this special presentation episode, we talk with John Putch about his experience making Jaws 3D, his long and accomplished acting and directing career, the unique genius of Jim Wynorski, and the sad absence of movies about Jet Skis.
65 minutes | Nov 8, 2020
Episode 207: Living in Stereo: Jaws 3D
In this episode, we discuss the thrill of 3-D movies, the pain of 3-D movies, the dangers of living near water, and why dolphins can't ever shut up.
53 minutes | Nov 1, 2020
Episode 206: Original Thrills: Manhunter
In this episode, we look at the start of a cinematic and television empire, debate the pros and cons of various adaptations, examine the beginnings of the Hannibal Cinematic Universe, and muse over the merits of 2-ply toilet paper.
63 minutes | Oct 25, 2020
Episode 205: Satanic Panic: Mazes and Monsters
In this episode, the we deep dive into the Satanic Panic of the 1980's, the moral crisis at the center, the casualties on the edges, the dramatic stylings of early Tom Hanks, and the majesty of Englebert Humperdinck.
50 minutes | Oct 18, 2020
Episode 204: Teenage Wasteland: Pump Up the Volume
In this episode, the panel discusses the milestone 1990's movie "Pump Up the Volume", the perils of parasocial relationships, the merits of free speech, and the strangeness of an Italian Red Skull fighting Captain America.
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