This week, Mike and Adam are joined by Gold Globe-winning writer Larry Karaszewski for a SUPER SIZED EPISODE as we look back on the sex and drugs counter-culture double feature of TAKING OFF (1971) and I LOVE MY WIFE (1970) that premiered at the Coronet Theater on September 24, 1971.
Take a trip to the tropics with Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt as they look back at the sand and surf double feature of Blake Edwards' 10 and SUNBURN?featuring all-time stone-cold foxes Bo Derek and Farrah Fawcett?that premiered at the Montclare Theatre on February 8, 1980.
Coinciding with our first live event at Music Box Theater, Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt look back at a double featuring a local short and a film that at the time was developing a cult following, MEDUSA CHALLENGER and HAROLD AND MAUDE that opened at the Biograph Theatre on August 25, 1978.
And a special treat, we're joined by the filmmakers behind MEDUSA CHALLENGER for an interview!
This week, Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt look back at an AIP double feature that combines two of the best ?70s exploitation subgenres: Vietnam revenge and creepy kids with a favorite of Quentin Tarantino's, ROLLING THUNDER (1977) and Jodie Foster and Martin Sheen in THE LITTLE GIRL WHO LIVES DOWN THE LANE (1976) that opened at the Davis Theatre on December 2, 1977.
Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt look back at the sci-fi invasion double feature of THE BLOB (1958) and I MARRIED A MONSTER FROM OUTER SPACE (1958) that opened at the Double Drive-In on Chicago's south side on November 7, 1958.
Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt are joined by journalist, author, and Chicagoland native Josh Karp as the trio look back on the steamy, neo-noir double feature of BODY HEAT and THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE that premiered at the 400 Theater in Rogers Park on December 4, 1981.
Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt are joined by The A.V. Club's Katie Rife as the trio look back on the action-packed double feature of Joe Don Baker as Buford Pusser in WALKING TALL (1973) and the Crown Pictures International release POLICEWOMEN (1974) that opened at the Beverly Theater on Chicago's south side on May 10, 1974.
Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt look back at the extreme double feature of GONE IN 60 SECONDS (1974) and GO FOR IT (1976) that opened at the Lawrencewood Theater in Niles, IL on June 10, 1977.
Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt look back on the cinema verite stylings of THE STRAWBERRY STATEMENT (1970) and Robert Redford in DOWNHILL RACER (1969) that opened at the Granada Theater, October 2nd, 1970.
This week, Chicago film historians look back at the spooky truly American AND International double feature of Roger Corman's THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH (1964) and Mario Bava's BLACK SABBATH that opened at the Woods Theater on August 14, 1964.
Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt look back at the butt-kickin' karate man double feature of BREAKER! BREAKER! and KILL OR BE KILLED that opened at the Harvey Theatre in beautiful downtown Harvey, IL on March 27, 1981.
This week, Chicago film historians Adam Carston and Mike Vanderbilt look back at an oddball pairing of the cop comedy FUZZ featuring Raquel Welch and Burt Reynolds with the sleazy, exploitation gem TOYS ARE NOT FOR CHILDREN that opened at the Oasis Drive-In on September 22, 1972.
This week, film historians Mike Vanderbilt and Adam Carston are joined by author and friend, Mike "McBeardo" McPadden who sadly passed away shortly after the episode was recorded. The trio looks back on a perfect stoner, midnight double feature of GALAXY OF TERROR and HEAVY METAL that opened at the Berywn Theater (BERWYN) on September 11th, 1981.
It's a double feature for all you lovers out there as film historians Mike Vanderbilt and Adam Carston look back at A NEW LEAF and LOVE STORY that opened at the Chicago Theatre on Wednesday, March 4, 1971.
Mike Vanderbilt and Adam Carston look back at the double feature for kids, THE NUTTY PROFESSOR and KING KONG VS GODZILLA that opened at Chicago's Jeffery Theater on July 12, 1963.
Mike Vanderbilt and Adam Carston look back at the blood curdling, terrifying, horrific double feature of ALLIGATOR and FADE TO BLACK that opened at the Chicago Theater on November 21, 1980.