Posts filed under Arnold Schwarzenegger

Episode 48: THE TERMINATOR (w/ Alrik Bursell)

Filmmaker Alrik Bursell drops by the podcast to watch the 1984 sci-fi classic The Terminator on VHS. Topics include: Alrik's experience watching the movie on a CED video disc; the films of James Cameron; the original Terminator as a horror movie; the sequels; the performances of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, and Lance Henriksen. Be sure to check out Alrik's podcast Making Movies is Hard at and watch his award-winning short films Strange Thing and Brother at

Posted on April 10, 2017 and filed under Episodes, Guest Collection, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Episode 02: COMMANDO


As our special two-week premiere continues, Sean dips into his VHS collection and selects the "classic" 1985 Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle Commando starring Rae Dawn Chong, Alyssa Milano, Vernon Wells, and Dan Hedaya.

Talking points: 20th Century Fox Selections. VHS vs. DVD. Evil garbage trucks. John Matrix is a young retiree. Plane plan. Creepy Sulley. Digital watch. Inscrutable evidence. Useful Cindy. Sean's history with Commando. The beauty of 80's action cinema. Climactic island assault. Chainmail sweater. Arnold catch phrases. Commando 2: Die Hard. Is Arnold attractive? Buy it/rent it/tape over it. Jonathan Taylor Thomas. 

Posted on July 6, 2015 and filed under Episodes, Sean's Collection, Arnold Schwarzenegger.