Shocked & Applaud

Shocked & Applaud

Shocked and Applaud is a Podcast devoted to an in-depth scene-by-scene analysis (spoilers) of some of the strangest film that is worth a double take. With hosts Naomi McQuade and Lydia Malcolm, co-hosted and produced by Jen McQuade. Movie facts and artwork by Sean Hall.

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June 27, 2023 40 mins

Ever wondered how attraction and infatuation can impact our expectations of relationships and even our own behavior? Join us as we share personal stories of crushes, submission, and the importance of understanding our boundaries. We'll also explore how infatuation can cause us to act differently and question whether we're giving up a level of autonomy in the process.Finishing up the plot, we'll discuss the memorable ...

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Ever wondered how a seemingly timid woman can wrangle a group of unruly men into behaving like civilized human beings? Join us on this wild ride as we discuss a hilarious dinner scene where a small woman takes on the challenge of cleaning up a cabin full of insufferable men with animalistic tendencies. We'll also share heartwarming stories of perseverance and comedic relief, making you appreciate the strength of single mothers...

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Remember watching Seven Brides for Seven Brothers with a side of cheesy pretzel bites as a teenager? OK, maybe that's too specific, but please! Relive some memories with us as we dive into the classic musical chosen by Maddie! We share our personal experiences with the movie, from the time we first watched it as teens to Jen's hilarious first impressions.We'll take you on a trip down memory lane as we discuss the mov...

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Explicit Episode!Let's finish our plot walk through and dive into the orgy pool of our most shocked and applaudable moments! We'll also discuss tighty-whiteys vs boxer briefs, the vilification of the queer community, and a special behind-the-scenes look at the dinner scene, courtesy of Sean Facts!Jen's Recommendations This Week:

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Explicit Episode!We're finally at the good stuff! Namely, Tim Curry in fishnets. Also, OK -- let's discuss the dubious consent vibes of this movie.Jen's Recommendations:

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Explicit Episode, Applauder! Don't let the title fool you; we did keep in the word "damn" -- but there's just a lot of adult content to go through, so please listen at your own discretion.It's now the middle of May, so we just know you're aflutter with antici ... ... ... pation! Sean has picked our movie for this month, and it's definitely been a massive influence on each of our young adult lives....

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We've nearly taken as much time to finish the plot as it takes for Usagi to do a costume change, so let's finish this thing! Naomi does a definitely-not-charlie-the-unicorn impression. Fleshticles and roses! A flower planet with a nuke at its core is narrowly diverted from asplosion. The sailor scouts take turns with their own "forget-me-not" moments for Usagi.

Plus, that special thing that only we do! Opinions a...

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The planteroid approaches, and the life energy of earth is about to be drained. Also ... we're discussing a movie, today! 

We'll vibe on close male relationships, cats playing with computer mice, and fangirling on Darien, because Darien deserves all the things!Jen's recommendations this week:

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It's not our first anime review, but the stars have aligned, and it's that time again! Let's discuss how we came to know the movie and series, and begin discussing the plot of "Sailor Moon R: The Movie", an animated film released in 1993 based on the popular anime and manga series.

Fiore has come to Earth seeking a powerful crystal known as the "Cosmic Heart", which he believes belongs to his child...

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The hordes are upon us! We'll finish the plot walkthrough, give you the final Sean Facts, and of course, dive into our shocked and applaudable moments.

We'll also discuss the different skeletons used, the sexy lamp that is Sheila, and some final behind the scenes efforts, like making the windmill car of pain.

Let the epic war commence!Jen's Recommendations:

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We're knee deep in the dead, now! Ash introduces the kingdom to his boomstick. A metal smith helps give Ash a hand. Evil Ash is born, then quickly dies, at the hands of a guy with a gun. Three books, three words, and one person with no long term memory doom the earth to the hordes of hell. And it just gets funnier from there!Jen's recommendations this week:

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Hail to the king, baby! Jen has chosen 1992's Sam Raimi classic, "Army of Darkness", and she's got the sound board prepped with some of the most iconic lines of this genre-busting threequel. Per usual, we'll tell you how we each came to the film, dive deeper into the production with Sean Facts, and jump into the plot. 

Plus, Jen and Naomi share some awesome memories of the very first "Bruce Fest" f...

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Almost time to roll out! Let's finish our walk through, throw some extra Sean Facts into the mix directly from The Man Himself, and provide all four of our shocked and applaudable moments!

Unicron goes from suck to blow, forging a death pit of acid reflux that nearly kills Spike and some other rando bots. Eric Idle and the Junkions dare to be stupid. Hot Rod grows to twice his original size to become one extra long Rod with &qu...

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Oh s**t! He said, "Oh s**t!"  We have a  lower-than-PG rating here when it comes to language (OK, we're technically unrated), but you can subscribe to our Patreon to find out what word makes this kids movie go full "parental guidance".

Plus, Sean reveals the fate of the "G.I. Joe" (another casualty of this movie), Starscream becomes the Decepticon leader for a hot minute, and ... how in the world d...

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Just in time for Valentine's Day, let's show our 80's love with one of Jen's favorite animated films (and Naomi's loving pick of the month): "The Transformers: The Movie"! And what's this?! Sean of Sean Facts -- a childhood toy owner of some of the classics -- joins us for his hot takes on this feature film that left kids crying in the aisles and parents' pocketbooks pried open for anoth...

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It's time to turn in our spy gear! Let's conclude the plot walkthrough and announce our shocked and applaudable moments.Jen's Recommendations

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Our orders are being carried out, and we're definitely on a mission now!  Kim is kidnapped as ransom for the game "tape" that holds government secrets. Davey's friend Morris gets his final game over. We're introduced to an older couple who is definitely, absolutely, for sure, are there to make sure Davey is safe. Plus, find out who we'd recast!Jen's Recommendations:

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We spy with our little eyes ... something ... 80s? Yes, very, very 80s. Already frustrated by 2023? Let's pop our way-back cartridges in for a retro chase through 1984!

Join us as we discuss how we came to this better-than-expected movie, some surprising Sean Facts (including something about our dear favorite author, Neil Gaiman), and sneak-attack our way into the plot walk through.

High score!Jen's Recommendations This Wee...

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December 27, 2022 10 mins

Hey Applauders! We're still a while out from our January 2023 episode, but Lydia has put together some of her favorite bloopers and takes that didn't make it into our episodes this year. Enjoy a few minutes of things that made us laugh!Have some feedback for us?  Email us at shockedandapplaud@gmail.com or visit these fine Web establishments:

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December 13, 2022 52 mins

Hey Applauders! We've decided to give ourselves the greatest gift any podcast could receive: a break! We'll be back in January with our next film review, but sat down to give you a very rant-filled "whatever comes to mind" treat to end our 2022 calendar.

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