The Gobbledygeek Podcast Discusses The Last Dragon and Lady Snowblood

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The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network presents Gobbledygeek featuring hosts Paul Smith and AJ Wiley and focusing on a variety of entertainment subjects, with our hosts and special guests frequently discussing films, comics, and television.

This week, Arlo and Paul discuss two classics of martial arts cinema, The Last Dragon and Lady Snowblood, and also talk about The Lobster, with no spoilers. The boys also offer their thoughts on the Orlando tragedy. See and hear more after the jump.

Episode 281 of Gobbledygeek is described here: “One is born of Harlem; one is born of vengeance. One hopes to attain the Glow; one hopes to slake the bloodthirst of the mother she never met. For the latest Geek Challenge, Paul challenges Arlo to 1985’s Motown martial arts picture The Last Dragon, while Arlo challenges Paul to 1973’s Japanese exploitation classic Lady Snowblood. (The two films are obviously very similar.) As always, the boys learn more about each other and the differences in how they perceive the cinematic world. Arlo loves hilariously bad “anti-great” movies, so why does The Last Dragon leave him bored? Paul digs tales of otherworldly revenge, so what is it about Lady Snowblood that doesn’t quite click for him? Plus, before the usual disagreement, the boys concur in a brief, spoiler-free discussion of Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster.” All this and more can be found right here.

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Gobbledygeek episode 281, “The Glow of Vengeance,” is available for listening or download right here, and on iTunes here.

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About Glenn Walker

Glenn Walker is a professional writer, and editor-in-chief and contributing writer at Biff Bam Pop!. A blogger, podcaster, and reviewer of pop culture in all its forms, he's done stints in radio, journalism and video retail. Ask him anything about movies, television, music, or especially comics or French fries, and you’ll be hard pressed to stump him or shut him up.

Posted on June 15, 2016, in Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network, Film, Glenn Walker and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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