Thursday, September 22, 2016

Episode 31: Pretty Overboard

OverboardGarry Marshall tribute!

This week, Faults in the Vaults puts an end to the fairy tale as we skip out on Pretty Woman (1990) in order to dive in and recall our love for Overboard (1987).

Josh brings attention to a wonderful oddity in the form of a 4K, 24bit restoration of the Captain Ron 35mm theatrical trailer for This Week in Torrents. Mitch takes a moment for some Recycled Cinema to talk about Fred Zinnemann's The Day of the Jackal (1973) and its 1997 remake, The Jackal.

OverboardJosh goes Slipping Through the Tracks to spotlight to another score from a Jim Jarmusch film. This time 'round, it's Neil Young's experimental score for 1995's Dead Man. Also in this episode, Raleigh Soapery limericks and other madness, The Mailbag entries, talk of RoushFest 2016 in Virtual Reality and Mitch's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Weekend.




Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Episode 30: Lord of the Feebles

Meet the feeblesPeter Jackson!

This week we return you to your regularly scheduled programming as Faults in the Vaults heads deep into Middle Earth in order to cast The Lord of Rings trilogy back into the fires of Mt. Doom in order to bring awareness to the sheer madness of Meet the Feebles (1989).

Josh details a brief history of ABC's underappreciated sketch comedy show, Fridays in This Week in Torrents. Diggin' Up the Docs presents West of Memphis (2012) - the acclaimed Amy Berg directed/Peter Jackson produced chronicle of the West Memphis Three's wrongful incarceration and eventful release from prison.

Meet the feeblesMitch goes Slipping Through the Tracks to bring attention to Miles Davis' innovative jazz score for Louis Malle's 1958 French film noir, Elevator to the Gallows. Also in this episode, more Raleigh Soapery gospel, talk of Son of Monsterpalooza and the promise of free merch as well as the continuation of the Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Brooding statue giveaway contest!


Saturday, September 10, 2016

Episode 29: Drinking & Drive-ins- Psychomania

soapbox officePsychomania!

Faults in the Vaults get side-lined as we journey once more to the year 1973 to bring you yet another pairing of devilishly delectable cocktails and one very strange (and very British) occult biker flick. We're talking of course about the one and only, Psychomania!

A dig into The Mailbag triggers a lengthy discussion about "bad" Hollywood directors and the nature of subjectivity in cinema.

soapbox office podcastAlso in this episode, we preach our love for our beloved sponsor Raleigh Soapery and the places where you can find it! Josh gives an update on Other Fish, and we continue to run our Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Brooding statue contest!

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The boys make Psychomania movie-themed drinks! Mitch chooses to invoke the powers of gin infused drink The Living Dead while Josh chooses the colorful concoction that is The Stoned Frog!

So join us as we take a look at the third edition of Drinking and Drive In's!





Friday, September 2, 2016

Episode 28: District Mine

neill blomkampSCI-FI ODD COUPLES!

This week, Faults in the Vaults goes from the slums of Joburg, to the far reaches of space as we take a look at science fiction films depicting alien races at odds. We're handing an eviction notice to Neill Blomkamp's District 9 (2009) in order to stage a rescue for Wolfgang Petersen's Enemy Mine (1985).

The guys forgo The Mailbag in order to highlight some of their best 5-star reviews while The Soapbox Rant this week takes aim at the flagrant misuse of Auteur Theory.

title cardMitch goes Diggin' Up the Docs to highlight that truth is stranger than fiction with the riveting tale of a French con artist who gets himself entangled in a missing person's case in Texas in Bart Layton's The Imposter (2012).

Josh goes Slipping Through the Tracks to remind listeners about just how great the soundtrack to 1972's The Harder They Come is, featuring tracks by Jimmy Cliff and Desmond Dekker!

Also, don't forget, we're running our Batman v Superman: Dawn of Brooding contest until 9/19/16!