November 3

The Guilty Pleasures Podcast – Legion (2010)

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The Guilty Pleasures Podcast - Legion (2010)
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Welcome back to our ongoing Guilty Pleasure’s bonus series! A series we begun as part of our friends Bloodhound Pix #HorrorNotFear campaign which ended back in June. But the show rolls on now that we are a firm fixture at the Morbidly Beautiful network. So, that we will be rolling on for a long time to come!

Alongside NHE host Scott Murphy to dive into this one we have a great former guest in the form of regular contributor director Adam Stovall (“A Ghost Waits”). Plus, making his pod debut we have film critic, podcaster and ’80s movies encyclopedia Drew McWeeny (The Last ’80s Newsletter).

Over the course of the episode you will hear the trio how Paul Bettany is frequently the best thing in mediocre films, just how confusingly edited much of the action on display here is and try to work out what exactly what the rules of this world are (unsuccessfully). Plus we tal

We ran a poll on social media platforms to see which film we would look at in our Paul Bettany edition of the series between 2010’s “Legion” and 2011’s “Priest.” Unhelpfully the poll was a draw but after former guest Robert Ottone gave the casting vote we went for “Legion.” Plus, we discuss how this might work better as a Troma, count up just how many films this is ripping off and identify the line where this flick stops being fun.

Elsewhere in the episode, Adam decides whether he liked this less than “Santa’s Slay” (which he hated), Drew remind us all of the movie “Inkheart” and we all come together to pitch our new film “Heaven’s Armoury.”

Listen to Adam Stovall’s previous appearance on the show here. You can also hear Adam’s previous appearances on the Guilty Pleasures podcast hereherehere & here.

You can watch “A Ghost Waits” here

You can subscribe to The Last ’80s newsletter here


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action, Adam Stovall, Adrianne Palicki, Angels, Charles S Dutton, Dennis Quaid, Diner, Drew McWeeny, Dystopia, Legion, Lucas Black, Paul Bettany, Scott Stewart, Troma


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