Hello There! This is Adam Frazier and you are listening to Skull-Face Island, the official movie podcast of Geeks of Doom! As always I’m joined by the Sandworm to my Beetlejuice, David Allen… and the Island’s 2013 Men’s Doubles Tennis Co-Champion, producer Tim Grant.
Today on the Show: We’ll discuss the latest news regarding Matt Reeves’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Anchorman: The Legend Continues, and the 2013 South by Southwest Film Festival. As you know, we typically review a new release thanks to the amazing treehouse technology at our disposal – but due to unforeseen circumstances (tropical storm), our satellite dish has been knocked out so we had to dig into the archives for a Retro-Review. This week’s movie: Ron Underwood‘s immortal classic, TREMORS.
If you’ve missed our previous transmissions, let me explain how this works. In the year 1991, US Flight 1313 experienced a mysterious, magnetic anomaly somewhere over the South Pacific. Engines failed, pilots cursed and prayed to their Gods, and three boys (that’s us!) washed ashore on Skull-Face Island, which of course is an ISLAND in the SHAPE of a SKULL! How cool is that!?
After exploring the dark interior of the island with machetes and bullwhips, we found an old communications array. Here’s the weird thing: it still works. Not only does it work, this thing is like Netflix, Amazon Instant, Video on Demand, and Apple TV combined – it’s got all the latest movies and television shows”¦