Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Schumacast, Episode 26: 8MM (1999)

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After an extended break following Batman & Robin, with Joel stepping away from multiple projects, he eagerly leapt at the chance to direct another notoriously "dangerous" script nobody else wanted to take on.

A huge thank you to Melissa for joining us again. Check out her shows Xanadu Cinema Pleasure Dome, A Real Education, and A Real Education: Noir.

This episode discusses 8MM (1999). IMDb. Wikipedia.

Our opening theme is "Letter", and our closing theme is "Veinblossom". Both songs were created by Jak Locke, and are used with permission.

This episode also briefly discusses the film 8MM 2 (2005). IMDb. Wikipedia.

And additionally briefly discusses the film Hardcore (1979). IMDb. Wikipedia.

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Schumacast, episode 25: Batman & Robin (1997)

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After the success of Batman Forever, the studio signed Joel Schumacher for another film in the series. And the results forever changed his career and reputation.

A huge thank you to Melissa for joining us again. Check out her shows Xanadu Cinema Pleasure Dome, A Real Education, and A Real Education: Noir.

This episode discusses Batman & Robin (1997). IMDb. Wikipedia.

Our opening theme is "Letter", and our closing theme is "Veinblossom". Both songs were created by Jak Locke, and are used with permission.

Joel's music video for "The End is the Beginning is the End" by the Smashing Pumpkins:

Monday, June 21, 2021

Schumacast, Episode 24: A Time to Kill (1996)

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Joel Schumacher again adapts the work of John Grisham, gathering a star-studded cast for the controversial legal drama cutting to the heart of racial tensions in the south.

A huge thank you to Michael for joining us. Noel is his co-host on Thundarr Road and Greystoked, and you can learn about the wealth of other shows and projects he does at his website and on Twitter.

This episode discusses A Time to Kill (1996). IMDb. Wikipedia.

Our opening theme is "Letter", and our closing theme is "Veinblossom". Both songs were created by Jak Locke, and are used with permission.

Monday, November 2, 2020

Schumacast, Episode 23: The Babysitter (1995)

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Joel Schumacher again stepped into the producers chair to help his long-time assistant Guy Ferland make his directorial debut, with an indie drama that was largely shelved until Alicia Silverstone exploded into fame.

A huge thank you to Lore for joining us.

This episode discusses The Babysitter (1995). IMDb. Wikipedia.

 

Our opening theme is "Letter", and our closing theme is "Veinblossom". Both songs were created by Jak Locke, and are used with permission.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Schumacast, Episode 22: Batman Forever (1995)


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Joel Schumacher's career and critical reputation would never be the same again after he controversially inherited the reins of the Batman franchise.


A huge thank you to Alex for joining us on this one. Follow him on Twitter, and check out the shows Return to Sunnydale, Two Idiots in Love, and Masters of Carpentry.

This episode discusses Batman Forever (1995). IMDb. Wikipedia.


Our opening theme is "Letter", and our closing theme is "Veinblossom". Both songs were created by Jak Locke, and are used with permission.

Some bonus extras!

Monday, July 6, 2020

Schumacast, Episode 21: Remembering Joel Schumacher with Rebecca Nicole Williams


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Joel Schumacher passed away on June 22, 2020. We remember him.


A huge thank you to Rebecca Nicole Williams for joining us on this episode. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Our opening theme is "Letter", and our closing theme is "Veinblossom". Both songs were created by Jak Locke, and are used with permission.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Schumacast, Episode 20: Tim Burton and the Batman Films Before Joel


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Before we get to Joel Schumacher's era of Batman cinema, we take a look at the preceeding entries by Tim Burton, as well as some extra bonuses.


This episode discusses Batman (1966). IMDb. Wikipedia.


As well as Batman (1989). IMDb. Wikipedia.


As well as Batman Returns (1992). IMDb. Wikipedia.


Our opening theme is "Letter", and our closing theme is "Veinblossom". Both songs were created by Jak Locke, and are used with permission.

Some bonus extras!