In this special Halloween episode of Tapeheads, Sean has Lyndsey watch his VHS copy of Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College and things get dark really fast. Talking points include: the little monster craze of the 1980s, Patrick Labyorteaux, Matthew Lillard, and the disturbing parallels between Ghoulies Go to College and current events.
We're well into baseball season, which means it's time for Tapeheads to revisit the 1989 Kevin Costner fantasy film Field of Dreams! Directed by Phil Alden Robinson and based on the novel Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella, the film tells the story of Iowa farmer Ray (Costner) who decides to build a baseball diamond in his corn fields after hearing a voice whisper "if you build it, he will come." The film co-stars Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, Burt Lancaster, and little Gaby Hoffmann.
It's that holly jolly time of year, which means it's time for Sean to introduce Lyndsey to what he alone considers one of the great Christmas movies of the 20th century. 1986's Cobra stars Sylvester Stallone as hero cop Marion "Cobra" Cobretti who must face down an aimless psycho cult during the holiday season. The film co-stars Stallone's then-wife Brigitte Nielsen, Brian Thompson, Reni Santori, and Marco Rodriguez as the extremely memorable Supermarket Killer. "It's the way of the new world!" *Axes clank*
Gather up the coven, turn off the lights, and pop in this classic 90's VHS selection starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True, and Skeet Ulrich. Topics include abuse of witchcraft, Sean's childhood obsession with Neve Campbell, and the theme music to Charmed.
"Would you excuse me? I cut my foot before and my shoe is filling up with blood!" In this episode of Tapeheads, Sean introduces Lyndsey to his VHS copy of 1997's Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, the cult comedy starring Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, and Alan Cumming.
Utah! Gimme two! Tapeheads gets radical as Sean selects his VHS copy of Point Break, directed by Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow and starring Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, Lori Petty, John C. McGinley, and the incomparable Gary Busey.
In tribute to the late great Roger Moore, 007 enthusiast Sean selects his VHS copy of 1977's The Spy Who Loved Me, starring Moore as James Bond, Barbara Bach as Russian agent XXX, Curt Jürgens as fishman supervillain Stromberg, and Richard Kiel as the immortal henchman Jaws.