We close out Eric Roberts Month with a bang (pun intended) with the conclusion to the sleazetastic Power 98. We welcome Phil Gonzales to the show to discuss how this movie desperately wants to be transgressive and provocative but completely undercuts itself every step of the way by robbing every bit of tension available. Also: is that Larry Drake?
This week marks the close of Eric Robert’s Month, but before we go, we’re rolling around in more sleaze with Power 98. Eric Roberts does his best watered-down Howard Stern in a movie with the wildest opening five minutes we’ve watched in quite some time. You seriously won’t believe where it goes.
Part 2 drops Thursday and you know we’re bringing along a guest with us.
We’re back with our thoughts on the rest of Murder Weapon, a movie that is shockingly violent and shockingly inept in almost every way, but an absolute blast to watch (if you skip the interminable first 20 minutes). The kills are insane, the villain apparently has super strength, and the guys are dumb as rocks. This movie took our expectations and smashed them to smithereens with a sledge hammer. We are absolutely giddy with excitement over this thing. Enjoy!
In our first proper episode of Season 2, we wrestle with Murder Weapon, a seriously sleazy 1989 movie that is about… something? From these first 10 minutes, we’re actually not sure what it’s about. Maybe vampires? Split personalities perhaps? We make our predictions and prepare ourselves for what’s to come. The only way you’ll know for sure what we’ve gotten ourselves into is to come back on Thursday when we discuss the rest of the film in Part 2.