Tim and Jen (mostly Tim) describe a beloved ersatz-Hammer sci-fi thriller starring the venerable team of Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing (plus a sensational appearance by Telly “Kojak” Savalas). Throughout, Tim is like: games games games tabletop Cthulhu saving throw Traveller roll up a character -2 sanity
Would you like to make a movie and just don’t know how? Why let that stop you? Try concocting a pseudo-spiritual method out of your own failings and refusing to pay your cast and crew! On this episode, don’t miss Jen slipping into mania about Hollywood sex criminals and Tim getting confessional about his own indie filmmaking sins!
We highly recommend perusing Scott Shaw’s website, where many of his books are available for purchase. Scroll down for about seventeen hours to find the book we discuss in this episode, Zen Filmmaking!
“If you have too many crew people, they all want silly things like story boards, shot lists, and stuff.” -Scott Shaw
Screenwriter Josh Olson brings us a movie that he swears is actually funny and good! Featuring Martin Mull, Tuesday Weld, violent gay bikers, Sally Kellerman’s boobs, casual homophobia, Tommy Smothers in a headband, hot tubs, est probably, psychologically disturbed children whose acting out is played for laughs, etc.