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Cinema du Fromage: The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Episode 8: We look at 1985’s film “The Return of the Living Dead” which stars James Karen and Thom Mathews and is Directed by Dan O’Bannon. Our special guest panelist is film podcaster Yardley 6/14/18

Hosts KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey @Kingpengvin https://twitter.com/Kingpengvin J Corina Francis @FollowingBliss1 https://twitter.com/FollowingBliss1 http://criticallaughs.com/
Kinte @KinteF https://twitter.com/KinteF

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Previous: Episode 7. The Omega Man (1971)
Next: Episode 9. The Warriors (1979)

Special Guest: Yardley @militant_marker https://twitter.com/militant_marker

Movies Make the Meal: Return of the Living Dead: Tar Man Hot Chocolate

Movie Score Talley: 115
71.875% cheese rating

KingPengvin:28
1) production quality 7

2) story 6

3) acting 6

4)overall entertainment value 9

Kinte: 31
1) production quality 8

2) story 7

3) acting 7

4)overall entertainment value 9

J Corina Francis: 27
1) production quality 8

2) story 6

3) acting 5

4)overall entertainment value 10

Yardley: 29
1) production quality 8

2) story 5

3) acting 6

4)overall entertainment value 10

The Return of the Living Dead
R 1985 ‧ Fantasy/Cult film ‧ 1h 31m

When foreman Frank (James Karen) shows new employee Freddy (Thom Mathews) a secret military experiment in a supply warehouse, the two klutzes accidentally release a gas that reanimates corpses into flesh-eating zombies. As the epidemic spreads throughout Louisville, Ky., and the creatures satisfy th… MORE
Release date: August 16, 1985 (USA)
Director: Dan O’Bannon
Budget: 4 million USD
Box office: 14.2 million USD

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Cinema du Fromage: Season 2 Premier The Omega Man (1971)

Episode 7: Season 2 starts off with a look at 1971’s film “The Omega Man” which stars Charlton Heston and Rosalind Cash and is Directed by Boris Sagal. Our special guest panelist is Author/ Machinima film maker Matthew Hahn aka Grouchobeer 6/7/18

Hosts KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey @Kingpengvin https://twitter.com/Kingpengvin

J Corina Francis @FollowingBliss1 https://twitter.com/FollowingBliss1 http://criticallaughs.com/
Kinte @KinteF https://twitter.com/KinteF

https://www.facebook.com/CinemaduFromage/

Previous: Episode 6. “Wild in the Streets” (1968) 8/2/15
Next: Episode 8. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Special Guest: Matthew Hahn aka Grouchobeer

Movies Make the MealOmega Man Twist and Serum

Movie Score Talley:

Movie Score Talley: 91 56.875% cheese rating 

KingPengvin 26
1) production quality 5

2) story 5

3) acting 8

4)overall entertainment value 8

Kinte 24
1) production quality 6

2) story 5

3) acting 6

4)overall entertainment value 7

J Corina Francis 25
1) production quality 6

2) story 7

3) acting 5

4)overall entertainment value 7

Matthew Hahn 16
1) production quality 8

2) story 1

3) acting 5

4)overall entertainment value 2

The Omega Man
PG 1971 ‧ Film adaptation/Blaxploitation ‧ 1h 38m

Due to an experimental vaccine, Doctor Robert Neville is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war, with the exception of a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people who are also homicidal maniacs. They blame science and technology for their condition and they see Neville, as the last symbol of science, therefore he must die. Neville, uses everything at his disposal in an attempt to survive.
Release date: August 1, 1971 (USA)
Director: Boris Sagal
Story by: Richard Matheson
Adapted from: I Am Legend
Screenplay: Richard Matheson, John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington

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Cinema Du Fromage season 2 announcement

Season 2 of the podcast Cinema Du Fromage will begin June 7, 2018 at 6pm pst / 9pm est with a review of 1971 film The Omega Man starring Charlton Heston. This will kick off a 10 episode run.  In this season we will be giving out a score for each film and the top 2 films will be voted on as our winner of season 2.

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Cinema du Fromage: “Wild in the Streets” (1968) Episode 6

Episode 6: We take a 1968’s “Wild in the Streets” which stars: Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, Diane Varsi, Hal Holbrook
Richard Pryor
Ed Begley 8/2/15


Previous: Episode 5 Knightriders (1981)

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Max Frost, the world’s most popular entertainer is courted by Congressman John Fergus as a political ploy to gain the youth vote in his run for the Senate.

Unfortunately for the Congressman he underestimates the will and hunger for power Frost has. Under the rally call “14 or fight” Frost takes the 60s catch phrase “Never trust anyone over 30” to its most extreme consequences.

Host KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey

Director: Barry Shear
Writers: Robert Thom (screenplay), Robert Thom (story)

Stars:

Christopher Jones,
Shelley Winters,
Diane Varsi
Hal Holbrook
Richard Pryor
Ed Begley

Initial release USA: 1968

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Cinema du Fromage: Knightriders (1981) Episode 5

Episode 5: We take a look at 1981’s Knightriders Directed by George Romero Screenplay by George A. Romero Starring Ed Harris Tom Savani Martin Ferrero Ken foree and Brother Blue as Merlin 7/12/15

Host KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey

Previous: Episode 4 “Logan’s Run” (1976)
Next: Episode 6 “Wild in the Streets” (1968)

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King Billy leads a troupe of travelling entertainers who bring the medieval period to life with a modern twist. Billy must face competition for the throne from Morgan and pressure from the outside world. He must fight the Dragon to maintain his family. But will his growing sense of delusion split the group up forever?

Initial release USA: 1981

Directed by George Romero

Screenplay by George A. Romero

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Ed Harris
Tom Savani
Martin Ferrero
Ken Foree
and Brother Blue as Merlin

Special appearance by Steven King as the Hoagie man

 

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Cinema du Fromage: “Logan’s Run” (1976)

Episode 4: We take a look at 1976’s film “Logan’s Run” Directed by Michael Anderson Screenplay by David Zelag Goodman Based on Logan’s Run by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson Starring Michael York Jenny Agutter Richard Jordan Roscoe Lee Browne Farrah Fawcett Peter Ustinov 6/7/15

Host KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey

Previous: Episode 3 “Space: 1999” (1975)
Next: Episode 5 Knightriders (1981)

In the future people live a hedonistic life in the city. All wants and desires are met. The only catch is at age 30 the citizens must go to Carousel to give up their lives. Logan 5 (Michael York) is a Sandman whose Job it is to retire “runners” those who wish to live past 31. He is tasked to find the mythical “Sanctuary” which is where the runners escape to. Now he too must run. Initial release USA: 1976 Directed by Michael Anderson Screenplay by David Zelag Goodman Based on Logan’s Run by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson Starring Michael York Jenny Agutter Richard Jordan Roscoe Lee Browne Farrah Fawcett Peter Ustinov

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Cinema du Fromage: “Space: 1999” (1975) Episode 3

Episode 3: We take a look at 1975’s television series “Space: 1999” Space: 1999 is a British-Italian science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons. 5/24/15

Host KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey

Previous: Episode 2 “Hercules Unchained” (1959)
Next: Episode 4 “Logan’s Run” (1976)

Cinema du Fromage “Cinema of Cheese” “Space: 1999” (1975) Host KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey Panel: Kinte Tory Rush Robert Rabey The Monk, Joshua Chitty Tory Rush 5/24/15

Pilot episode https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HE06rNkxlks&list=PLxCw27g8q9_VlARu6Zp1gC6Qmbc8jgUMI Space: 1999 is a British-Italian science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons and originally aired from 1975 to 1977. Wikipedia First episode date: September 4, 1975 Final episode date: November 5, 1977 Networks: ITV, RAI

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Cinema du Fromage “Hercules Unchained” (1959)

Episode 2: We take a look at 1959’s film “Hercules Unchained” which stars Hercules (Steve Reeves) and is Directed by Pietro Francisci. 5/3/15

Host KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey

Previous: Episode 1. “Zardoz” (1974)
Next: Episode 3. “Space: 1999” (1975)

Host KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey

Panel: Kinte Tory Rush Robert Rabey The Monk, Joshua Chitty Tory Rush

Hercules (Steve Reeves) returns to Greece with his bride, Iole (Sylva Koscina), and their young companion, Ulysses (Gabriele Antonini), after a number of perilous escapades at sea. The three are immediately beset by a series of trials, each more difficult than the last, and also learn that the kingdom is on the verge of collapsing into civil war. Hercules must defeat his enemies and unite the people while resisting the magical allure of the beautiful Queen Omphale (Sylvia Lopez).

Release date: July 13, 1960 (USA)

Director: Pietro Francisci

Initial DVD release: April 16, 2002

Story by: Pietro Francisci, Aeschylus, Sophocles
Screenplay: Pietro Francisci, Ennio de Concini

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Cinema du Fromage premiere Episode “Zardoz” (1974)

Episode 1: We take a look at 1974’s film “Zardoz” which stars Sean Connery (Zed) and is Directed & Written by John Boorman. 4/19/15

Host KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey

Next: Episode 2. “Hercules Unchained” (1959)

Host KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey

Panel: Kinte Tory Rush Robert Rabey 4/19/15

In the future, Earth is ruled by Eternals, an advanced and secret sect of beings who reign over a savage group called Brutals. The Eternals have created a god named Zardoz to intimidate the Brutals, making them believe that killing is their natural state. However, Zed (Sean Connery), a Brutal warrior, challenges that assumption when he enters the Zardoz monument and is captured by an Eternal (Charlotte Rampling). There, he learns the truth about the Eternals and the false god that rules society.

Release date: February 6, 1974 (USA)

Director: John Boorman
Screenplay: John Boorman

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