The SAVAGE BEAST podcast no.7

November 16th, 2020

The cult film podcast with Mat Colegate (aka Lord Nuneaton Savage) & Dan White (aka The Beast Must Die).

The Savage Beast No.7: Best Served Cold – Revenge movies

In this seventh episode, we discuss the most primal of all filmic narratives, REVENGE! Films discussed include:

  • Blue Ruin (Jeremy Saulnier, 2013)
  • Dead Man’s Shoes (Shane Meadows, 2004)
  • I Saw The Devil (Kim Jee-woon, 2010)
  • Revenge (Coralie Fargeat, 2017)

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SILENCE! #286

November 11th, 2020

 

BUT DON’T DESPAIR, THIS DAY WILL BE THEIR DAMNEDEST DAY

BARMAN! Hey barman! It’s been a heckuva day all over hasn’t it? Just a HECKUVA day. I’ll be goddamned. My throat is parched. So why don’t you sidle over here and pour me a nice stiff podcast. Straight, no chaser, just make sure it’s got a real high percentage of unqualified opinions. Maybe top it up with juuuust a touch of hot air.  Perfect. Now I’lm gonna knock this down and shake off this goddamned day.

What do you mean, tip?

<ITEM> It’s a brand new day, a bdand new world, a brand new existence! But more than that it’s a brand new SILENCE!  with your hoary old pals Gary Lactus & The Beast Must Die. Couldn’t you just kiss them on their wet little noses?

<ITEM> Some honest-to-goodness Sponsorship, some chat about the apparent exit of the world’s orangest, angriest baby, and news of our digitable at the virtual ThoughT Bubble 2020 festival…

<ITEM>Reviewniverse time baaaaaybee and it’s packed to the gills with comic shaped treats: The Green Lantern, We Only Find Them When They’re Dead, Excalibur, Happy Hour, Bad Boy, Xerxes, X’ed Out, The Hive, Sugar Skull: Last Look by Charles Burns, Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files Vol 1 and Dire Fucking Straits

<ITEM> Did we already tell you to BUY OUR SHIT?

ALL ITEMED OUT

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This edition of SILENCE! is proudly sponsored by the greatest comics shop on the planet, DAVE’S COMICS of Brighton. It’s also sponsored the greatest comics shop on the planet GOSH! Comics of London.

 

The SAVAGE BEAST micro-reviews

October 12th, 2020

In case you’re not following The Savage Beast on twitter (@SavBeastPod”), we write film micro-reviews there. Here’s a repository of them so far for your convenience…

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The SAVAGE BEAST podcast no.6

October 5th, 2020

The cult film podcast with Mat Colegate (aka Lord Nuneaton Savage) & Dan White (aka The Beast Must Die).

The Savage Beast No.6: Sideways Superheroes

In this sixth episode, we discuss superhero films, through a twisted lens. Films discussed include:

  • Joker (Todd Phillips, 2019)
  • Super (James Gunn, 2010)
  • Brightburn (David Yarovesky, 2019)
  • Darkman (Sam Raimi, 1990)

Check out The Savage Beast tumblr, for some visual accompaniment to the discussion: https://savagebeastpodcast.tumblr.com/

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SILENCE! #285

September 29th, 2020

 

WHAT DO YOU MEAN THERE’S NO MORE? ALL OF THE RATIONS? SOUND THE ALARM, THERE MUST BE A STOWAWAY!

After you.

No please, I insist after you.

Really dear boy, I absolutely mean it – after you.

Dear me no, don’t be silly, I wouldn’t DREAM of it. AFTER YOU.

TSK, TSK, I SIMPLY WON’T HAVE IT GOOD FELLOW….. AFTER. YOU.

NNNNNNNNNGGGGHHH….PPPPPPOPPYCOCK GOOD SIR…AFTER.   YOU.

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAFTERRRRRRRRRRRRRR YOUUUUUUUUUU!!!!

Well, if you’re oing to start coming on all hoity-toity… I say. Where’s the door gone?

<ITEM> Comics, baby, just the way the everlovin’ everlastin’ intended. All served up by those worn-out skin-suits Gary Lactus & The Beast Must Die in a salty dish of SILENCE!

<ITEM> Some thrilling cat-related updates, then a hotttt new section ‘SILENCE.. I’M LISTENING TO SOMETHING ELSE!‘ with The Beast’s reckymend of the SYFY podcast ‘Behind the Panel’ detailing the history of Vertigo Comics and the general aceness of Karen Berger.

<ITEM>The duplicity of Neil Gaiman, and Warren Ellis doesn’t like Jack Kirby!

<ITEM> Let’s do it. You and me pal. Let’s really do it. Let’s go into the Reviewniverse, pal. You, me and comics, together in a tree. Bill and Ted are Doomed, Aliens: Book One and Dark Horse’s franchise comics in general, Billionaire Island, Deadline #13, Jackpot, kids in baths of lemonade and just a whole hunka rambling love more…

<ITEM> BYE BYE

@frasergeesin
@thebeastmustdie

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You can support us using Patreon if you like.

This edition of SILENCE! is proudly sponsored by the greatest comics shop on the planet, DAVE’S COMICS of Brighton. It’s also sponsored the greatest comics shop on the planet GOSH! Comics of London.

 

The SAVAGE BEAST podcast no.5

September 14th, 2020

The cult film podcast with Mat Colegate (aka Lord Nuneaton Savage) & Dan White (aka The Beast Must Die).

The Savage Beast No.5: Deadlights – Terrible Stephen King films

In this fifth episode, we discuss the the murkier depths of the vast pool of Stephen King-related films. Films discussed include:

  • Children of the Corn (Fritz Kiersch, 1984)
  • Maximum Overdrive (Stephen King, 1986)
  • The Lawnmower Man (Brett Leonard, 1992)
  • Sleepwalkers (Mick Garris, 1992)
  • Cell (Tod Williams. 2016)

Check out The Savage Beast tumblr, for some visual accompaniment to the discussion: https://savagebeastpodcast.tumblr.com/

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SILENCE! #284

September 8th, 2020

 

I’VE BEEN SAVING UP FOR A LIFE LIKE THIS, YOUR GOD IS BOOING YOU OFF STAGE AND YOUR HEROES DON’T RESPECT YOU

SILENCE! Haiku:

Jaded comics fans

We do our duty for you

No need to thank us

<ITEM> Dragging itself into the light like a flea-bitten, depressed lion at a run-down zoo, here’s a new SILENCE! to “brighten” your “days”. Gary Lactus & The Beast Must Die have a nice warm package for you that smells distinctly like comics…

<ITEM> The very loosest notion of sponsorship? I suppose.  There’s a run through of the contents of 2000AD Prog 284. Silence! Because The Film Has Started takes in Snowpiercer and Eurovision. There’s also some chat about the end of the current Hellblazer as well as a eulogy that cannot possibly do justice to the tragedy of Chadwick Boseman’s death.Plus a Great New Competition?

<ITEM> Reviewniverse is calling your name…will you answer it? We did and this is what happened…Doom Patrol Weight of Worlds, Prisoner: Shattered Visage, Doom 2099, Abslom Daak: Dalek Killer and James Stokoe’s Sobek are all discussed.

<ITEM> A bit of a chat about the unremitting awfulness of everything all the time and then home for cocoa and cookies.

 

@frasergeesin
@thebeastmustdie

[email protected]

You can support us using Patreon if you like.

This edition of SILENCE! is proudly sponsored by the greatest comics shop on the planet, DAVE’S COMICS of Brighton. It’s also sponsored the greatest comics shop on the planet GOSH! Comics of London.

 

The SAVAGE BEAST podcast no.4

August 26th, 2020

The cult film podcast with Mat Colegate (aka Lord Nuneaton Savage) & Dan White (aka The Beast Must Die).

The Savage Beast No.4: The B-Team or ‘If I Were a Carpenter’

In this fourth episode, we discuss the work of four notable contemporary genre directors Leigh Whannell, Adam Wingard, Karyn Kusama and Jim Mickle.  Films discussed include:

  • Upgrade (Leigh Whannell, 2018)
  • Invisible Man (Leigh Whannell, 2020)
  • The Guest (Adam Wingard, 2014)
  • Blair Witch (Adam Wingard, 2016)
  • The Invitation (Karyn Kusama, 2015)
  • Destroyer (Karyn Kusama, 2018)
  • Stake Land (Jim Mickle, 2010)
  • In the Shadow of the Moon (Jim Mickle, 2o19)

Check out The Savage Beast tumblr, for some visual accompaniment to the discussion: https://savagebeastpodcast.tumblr.com/

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The SAVAGE BEAST podcast no.3

August 14th, 2020

The cult film podcast with Mat Colegate (aka Lord Nuneaton Savage) & Dan White (aka The Beast Must Die).

The Savage Beast No.3: Swords, Sorcery, Sand and Sleaze

In this third episode, we discuss the unruly pleasures of the Sword & Sorcery genre. Films discussed include:

  • Beastmaster (Don Coscarelli, 1982)
  • Deathstalker (James Sbardellati, 1983)
  • Lord of the Rings (Ralph Bakshi, 1978)
  • Valhalla Rising (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2009)

Check out The Savage Beast tumblr, for some visual accompaniment to the discussion: https://savagebeastpodcast.tumblr.com/

Follow us on Twitter @SavBeastPod