In this episode we, The Movie Jerks, chat with an old friend, author, and comedian, Dawn Dumont about her books as well as two movies titled "Vamps". If we were on our game, we could have released this on Mother's Day, as Dawn chats with us while we hear her son and friend having fun in the background. Oh well. Let's just pretend we, The Movie Jerks, were perceptive for once.
In this episode, author Chris Vander Kaay, joins us as we look at old, new, and odd movie Trailers. We discuss how movie trailers have changed throughout the years, what we like and dislike, and reflect on some iconic movie trailers.
We join up with acclaimed chef, David Husereau to look at famous and not so famous cooking scenes in films then get his professional opinion on the authenticity of the scenes. An episode to get your appetite working overtime.
We bring on puppets collector/actor Matt Alden ("Tiny Plastic Men") to chat about puppetry in movies. We watch a collection of puppet scenes and discuss if they work or not. Audio podcast out today, video coming soon.
In this episode, the Movie Jerks (JP Fournier and Shawn Gramiak) join up with author Christopher Vander Kaay and look at films showing stories in real time. We explore multiple titles, different reasons for this style, and the strength and weaknesses of these methods of showing a story in real time. (https://www.amazon.com/Christopher-Vander-Kaay/e/B00MHS11VK%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share)
In this episode, The Movie Jerks are joined by director Galen W.E. Pendleton ("Truckstop Bloodsuckers" and "Nightmare Island: The Legend of Hookface"https://www.youtube.com/user/WimpyBoyProductions) take a look at mixed scenes from a variety of Horror Comedies. The episode does contain some visual humor and a video edit of the podcast will be released on a later date, but for now, here's the audio version.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, we dive into the topic of romantic film... in horror movies. Author Chris Vander Kaay ("Life After Death" https://www.amazon.ca/Life-After-Death-Chris-Vander-ebook/dp/B08HHT6RQF) joins The Movie Jerks once again to take a look at love stories in scary films.
With our first episode of 2021, The Movie Jerks chat with the multitalented Tristan Risk ("American Mary", "The Editor" and "Aliens Ate My Homework") http://www.caravanofcuriosities.com about her upcoming projects, her past films, her connections in the world of body modifications and so much more. Check out her short film "Parlour Tricks" here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDcHm_ezslM.
In this episode, we are united again with Danny Fournier (Oddballproductions.ca) in our yearly Christmas episode. This time we are tackling the subject of Santa Claus being portrayed as a hero/superhero in films. We start off with this year's newest Santa Claus flick "Fatman" with Mel Gibson, then breakdown the Santa films where Santa literally saves the day.