VIdeo Bob- The Films of Robert Rodriguez

• August 25th, 2014

Few, if any, filmmakers epitomize the spirit of independent cinema quite like Robert Rodriguez.

No budget? No problem. No equipment? We can make our own. No time? We'll make it faster.

This week we discuss the films of the man who showed us all what real independence looks like.

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Robin Williams: The Funniest Man in the World

• August 18th, 2014

Superlatives are thrown around with wreck-less abandon these days. As people we are very quick to label something as "the greatest ever," or someone as "the best living" at something. Normally, these are titles that people throw out without thinking and will little actual meaning behind the words. Granting the title of global and temporal supremacy has grown to mean little more than a simple statement of appreciation.

That being said, the funniest man in the world took his own life a week ago.

Nobody really knows why or what was going on in his head or anything like that. All we know is that Robin Williams is gone. Lost forever.

Although body of work is far from perfect, it is impossible, literally impossible, to overstate the importance of this man. An entire generation grew up knowing the only certainties in this life were death, taxes, and Robin Williams will make you laugh.

So this week sort through our feelings. That's the only way to describe it, because we are both still in a slight state of shock. We sort through our feelings and talk about the funniest man in the world.

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The Zucker Brothers

• August 11th, 2014

This week we discuss the films of the Zucker brothers, makers of some of the funniest movies of our childhood.

I would write more, but I just learned of Robin Williams' death and don't really feel like writing about this.

So, here is the video I discussed on the show and my normal wrap up.

Also, our Summer Movie League is back. Just go to www.summermovieleague.com, create a studio and join the Film Thugs 2014 league. The winner wins stuff.

Remember, you can be a part of the show any time you wild like. How's that? All you have to do is call or e-mail us. If you live in the US, or any place that makes calling the US easy, just dial 512-666-RANT and leave us a voicemail. We will read the Google Voice transcript and play your message. It's both funny AND informative.

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Series Ruining Sequels

• August 4th, 2014

Is it possible for a sequel to be so bad that it ruins the original film? Not really. I mean, if a movie is good enough it will stand on its own.

That doesn't mean that a sequel cant be so bad as to completely destroy the universe that the original resides in. No, that is all to possible.

This week we take a look at a few movies that do just that. Sequels that so spectacularly miss the point one has to wonder if the filmmakers even saw the original.

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Also, our Summer Movie League is back. Just go to www.summermovieleague.com, create a studio and join the Film Thugs 2014 league. The winner wins stuff.

Remember, you can be a part of the show any time you wild like. How's that? All you have to do is call or e-mail us. If you live in the US, or any place that makes calling the US easy, just dial 512-666-RANT and leave us a voicemail. We will read the Google Voice transcript and play your message. It's both funny AND informative.

If you live outside the US you can call us on Skype at The_Film_Thugs. You can leave a message, or someone might actually answer.

E-mail us at thefilmthugs@gmail.com and we will read/play whatever you send us, or you can e-mail thugquestions@gmail.com to be part of  an upcoming "Ask the Film Thugs" show, where we answer questions on any subject without having heard them first.

Also, we are on twitter @thefilmthugs and on Facebook and Vine.

You can also click on one of our sponsor links below and THEY will pay us. That's right. You won't have to pay a PENNY extra, and Amazon/Onnit/Teefury will give us a little taste.

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Sherlock Holmes… and some other things.

• July 28th, 2014

There are few, if any, literary characters more recognizable than Sherlock Holmes. I'm hard pressed to name even one.
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Over the years London's Baker Street Detective has had multiple incarnations, and is now hitting what is perhaps his biggest rebirth of all.

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Also, our Summer Movie League is back. Just go to www.summermovieleague.com, create a studio and join the Film Thugs 2014 league. The winner wins stuff.

Remember, you can be a part of the show any time you wild like. How's that? All you have to do is call or e-mail us. If you live in the US, or any place that makes calling the US easy, just dial 512-666-RANT and leave us a voicemail. We will read the Google Voice transcript and play your message. It's both funny AND informative.

If you live outside the US you can call us on Skype at The_Film_Thugs. You can leave a message, or someone might actually answer.

E-mail us at thefilmthugs@gmail.com and we will read/play whatever you send us, or you can e-mail thugquestions@gmail.com to be part of  an upcoming "Ask the Film Thugs" show, where we answer questions on any subject without having heard them first.

Also, we are on twitter @thefilmthugs and on Facebook and Vine.

You can also click on one of our sponsor links below and THEY will pay us. That's right. You won't have to pay a PENNY extra, and Amazon/Onnit/Teefury will give us a little taste.

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