In 2017, Director Guillermo Del Toro unveiled his latest homage to classic monster movies called The Shape of Water. Set during the Cold War, a mute cleaning lady working in a government lab forms a bond with a captive merman that leads her to risk everything in order to save him. Winner of the Best Picture Oscar as well as Best Director for Del Toro, does the film earn such acclaim or should it be served with tartar sauce? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris find out.

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In 1982, writer/director John Milius cast and then-relatively unknown Arnold Schwarzenegger as the pulp fiction/comic book hero Conan the Barbarian. Mixing brutal action with a cacophony of philosophical worldviews, the film found itself initially divided by critics yet beloved by moviegoers, which has only been solidified with time. But does the film deserve eternal glory or to be strapped to the Wheel of Pain for eternity? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris are joined by Legends Podcast's Beef and Jonolobster to find out.

 

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In 1963, fresh off the success of Psycho, director Alfred Hitchcock followed up this unprecedented success with The Birds. Set in a small coastal California town, a San Francisco socialite tries to woo a handsome lawyer only to be hindered by the combined threat of his mother and the onslaught of murderous aviary creatures. But does this film deserve the classic status it received or should it be pecked to death? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris check in to find out.

 

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In 2002, a mysterious film was unleashed on the world by first-time filmmaker Tommy Wiseau; a melodrama about a good-guy businessman whose world is being torn apart by those around him. After it's release, the film quickly garnered the reputation as being the "worst film ever made". But does the film deserve such harsh criticism? 

 

"District Four" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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In 1986, a new horror icon was released sporting a completely original concept that was both harolded by critics and audiences alike for it's striking performances, state-of-the-art visual effects and razor-sharp direction. Join Eric, Kent & Lobster as they journey deep into the heart of... April Fool's Day.

 

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In 2008, director James Nguyen, inspired by Alfred Hitchcock and the documentary An Inconvenient Truth, set out to make a film that would shock and terrify audiences pitting humanity against the natural world seeking vengeance. Two problems: his passion greatly outmatched his skill as a filmmaker, not to mention his shoestring budget. The finished product would be a cult comedy classic that can only be called Birdemic: Shock and Terror.

 

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