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Episode 10: Action Jackson

On this episode of Celluloid Zeroes, brother Jimmy and I discuss the 1988 non-classic Action Jackson starring Carl Weathers in the title role of Detective Lt. Jericho “Action” Jackson. Rounding out the cast are Craig T. Nelson playing the antagonist Peter...

Episode 9: Love at First Bite

This movie came out in 1979 and captures that time period in New York with fang like sharpness. Okay, maybe that’s a stretch, but unlike many of the other movies we’ve discussed on this podcast, this one does not smell like the Volga river at low tide. ...

Episode 8: City Heat

The year was 1984, Jim and I were ten years old, and our father took us to the movies to see City Heat. The two of us remember this movie as a comedic masterpiece, but 36 years later we are questioning our sanity. Set towards the end of prohibition, the action takes...

Episode 7: Yellowbeard

When asked about the movie Yellowbeard, John Cleese said that it was one of the six worst movies ever made. His co-star, and fellow Monty Python Alum, Eric Idle commented that it was one of the worst films he ever made. With those endorsements from the film’s...

Episode 6: No Retreat, No Surrender

Jim was always a bigger fan of martial arts movies and he lets his fanboyness shine through as we discuss the 1986 less than masterpiece No Retreat, No Surrender. The actors and director certainly took the title to heart as non of them retreated or surrendered from...

Celluloid Zeroes Ep 5: Oscar (1991)

Filmmaker Joe Indusi joins Mike and Jim as they discuss 1991’s Oscar, starring Sylvester Stallone and a relatively unknown actress at the time—Marissa Tomei. While Oscar is, in fact, a celluloid zero, that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything redeeming...