Eric was born on Star Wars and has since evolved into the ultimate film watcher. He watches classics, indies, documentaries, and even chick flicks on top of all the usual male-oriented choices.

His super power is being able to appreciate the artsy stuff while being able to appreciate and even love most of the mainstream stuff to (he'll even defend Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter).

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Jonolobster (http://twitter.com/Jonolobster) is a geek of all trades and master of none.

Arthouse Legends is his first full-time podcast.

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Kent is old enough to remember when something looked awesome but had no idea why. This is his first full-time podcast but not first "child" as he already has a daughter that takes up way too much of his time dragging him to Hogwarts or The Shire.
He may or may not be a Dalek plan to influence human movie viewing.

Podcasts: Arthouse Legends

Arthouse of Horror: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

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In 1974, film school grads Tobe Hooper and Kim Hinkel, inspired by true crime and Night of the Living Dead, created an independent horror film that changed the landscape of the genre with The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Set on a hot Texas summer day, a group of teenagers run afoul of a family of cannibals including the iconic Leatherface. The film found both critical and commercial success, but did it deserve such praise or does it deserve to be put on the meat hook? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris grab a plate to find out.

 

Music: “Long Note Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Arthouse of Horror: Killer Klowns from Outer Space

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In 1988 during the midst of the slasher craze, three brothers came together to create one of the schlockiest films of the decade: Killer Klowns from Outer Space. From cotton candy guns to killer shadow puppets, the film gained a cult status quickly and found love among critics. But does the film deserve such high regard or does it deserve a sweet sticky demise? MovieDude Eric and Kent are joined by Legends of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Lauren, All Things Good and Nerdy’s Willie Nelson and Good Bad Flicks’ Cecil in the klown kar of death and mayhem!

 

Music: “Long Note Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Arthouse of Horror: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

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In 1968, young filmmaker George A. Romero released an extremely low-budget horror film that would not only singlehandedly create the zombie subgenre, but also set in motion a renaissance for horror films going into the next decade with Night of the Living Dead. Set in a secluded countryside house, a group of strangers must band together to survive the night as wave after wave of the undead come for their flesh. But does the film deserve the glory it received or should it be left to rot? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris find out in the first installment of Arthouse of Horror 2017.

 

Music: “Long Note Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Attack the Block

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In 2011, director Joe Cornish and collaborating producer Edgar Wright released a small budget sci-fi horror comedy Attack the Block which garnered a rabid fanbase in genre enthusiasts and critics alike. Set in a low-income section of London, a group of teenage hoods find themselves in the midst of an alien attack that keeps coming after them wave after wave. But does the film deserve the applause and cult status it garnered or would you be better off at home playing FIFA? MovieDude Eric and special guest Michelle find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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The Usual Suspects

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In 1995, director Bryan Singer, fresh off film festival acclaim, directed his first major motion picture starring a hodgepodge of indie actors and sporting one of the most controversial endings in film history. The Usual Suspects mixed noir and crime genres with a 90s twist following a team of doomed criminals as they are forced to work together for a mysterious crime lord. But does this two-time Oscar winning film deserve to be declared one of the greatest films of the era or does it deserve to vanish into thin air? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris check the board to find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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2001: A Space Odyssey

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In 1968, acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Kubrick released what is considered his crown achievement in film; 2001: A Spacey Odyssey. The film challenged critics and audiences alike, starting debates that have been raging even to this very day over what the film was trying to say about humanity’s role in the universe, what constitutes life and intelligence, and what the #&!! is that star baby!? Buckle up with MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris as they try to break down and determine if the film deserves the classic status it received.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Dazed and Confused

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In 1993, director Richard Linklater fresh off his indie surprise hit Slacker was given the opportunity to make his first studio film. Set in 1976 and following a handful of high school students on the last day of school, Dazed and Confused recieved little fanfare when it was released, only to find second life on video and midnight showings to become a cult classic that ignited the careers of many of today’s A-list stars. But does the film deserve the love or should it fade away? MovieDude Eric, Kent, Chris and special guest D.X. Ferris find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Arthouse Summer: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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In 1971, Warner Brothers tapped children’s novelist Roald Dahl to adapt his beloved novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as a feature film. What would be the result is a box office dud that would slowly become a classic over the coming decades and would be considered the greatest performance of comedic actor Gene Wilder, who played the enigmatic candy-maker. But does the film deserve the classic status handed it or does is deserve to be pumped, dumped, blown up and sent sky-high? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris clutch our golden tickets to find out.

 

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Arthouse Summer: Jurassic Park

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In 1993, director Steven Spielberg changed the summer blockbuster yet again with his film Jurassic Park, which saw a new blending of state of the art effects, practical animatronics and stunt work to create the island theme park that hosts the return of dinosaurs in the modern era. But does the film’s themes and effects hold up 24 years later or does it deserve the same fate as the dinos themselves? MovieDude Eric, Kent, Chris and special guest Jonolobster book a trip to find out.

 

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl

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Arthouse Summer continues and takes to the high seas with Johnny Depp in the role that would be one of the first iconic characters of the 21st Century in Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl. In 2003, Walt Disney Pictures set out to rebrand it’s live action film department in the fantasy adventure craze of the early aughts. Teaming with mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, they laid out a daring new vision of their popular theme park ride and turned into one of 2003’s most talked about summer blockbusters. But did the film deserve the admiration it recieved from critics and audiences or should it have sunk to Davy Jones’ Locker? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris hoist the black sails to find out.

 

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