Scott and Marty turn their red, unfocused eyes towards Roger Deakins, one of the greatest living cinematographers. Directors of photography? Whatever. Core Connections: 1984 (1984, Dir. Michael Radford) A Serious Man (2009, Dir. Joel and Ethan Coen) 1917 (2019, Dir. Sam Mendes) Connective Cameos: Citizen Kane The Big Lebowski Brazil Pink Floyd’s The Wall Snowpiercer…Details
After a harrowing escape from Castle Ravenloft, some divine guidance gets the heroes back on track: squatting, sponge baths, and haberdashery.
After noticing the prevalence of train films in the omniverse, Marty and Scott go full steam ahead on three loco-motion pictures. Core Connections: The General (1926, Dir. Clyde Bruckman) Throw Momma From the Train (1987, Dir. Danny DeVito) SnowPiercer (2013, Dir. Bong Joon Ho) Connective Cameos: Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat It’s a…Details
Scott the DM shares his inspirations and role-playing strategies for Hazlik, the creepy-crawly NPC with all the juiciest secrets!
Seeking to escape the trap-filled cellars of Castle Ravenloft, the heroes strike a wary bargain with Hazlik, the Darklord’s vermiculous vassal.
Scott and Marty hopscotch through the variegated career of American actor William Hurt (1950-2022). Core Connections: The Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985, Dir. Hector Babenco) Broadcast News (1987, Dir. James L. Brooks) Dark City (1998, Dir. Alex Proyas) Connective Cameos: Body Heat The Big Chill The Panic in Needle Park Addams Family Values Austin…Details
The heroes have found their way into the Larders of Ill Omen under Castle Ravenloft. Here in the Darklord’s domicile, the shadows spring to life and gravity does whatever if feels like. How long can the heroes endure?
Cinephile conspiracy fabulists Marty and Scott take a cross-Pacific holiday to inaugurate three classic Japanese films into the omniverse. Core Connections: The Bad Sleep Well (1960, Dir. Akira Kurosawa) Ran (1985, Dir. Akira Kurosawa) Late Spring (1949, Dir. Yasujirô Ozu)Details
An unusual episode. We follow our heroes deeper into the Gloaming, and even catch a glimpse of Baba Lysaga. But then… Scott loses some audio and has to improvise.
Cinephiles Scott and Marty welcome fellow Fab Four fanatic A.J. Richardson for a super-sized tour through the Beatles’ solo film careers. Core Connections: How I Won the War (1967, Dir. Richard Lester) The Magic Christian (1969, Dir. Joseph McGrath) Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979, Dir. Terry Jones) Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984,…Details