Reels of Justice

Reels of Justice

We put movies on trial.

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January 27, 2022 53 min

We take aim at Dan Aykroyd for the second week in a row when Marty Ketola (“Revenge of Zoe”) moves into the courtroom to defend the 1981 comedy film, “Neighbors.” ***  Prosecutor: Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Defense: Marty Ketola. Judge: The Honorable Maynard Bangs. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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There’s nothing but grumbles when author/comedienne Divinity Rose subjects the court to Dan Aykroyd’s 1991 comedy horror film, “Nothing But Trouble.” *** Prosecution: Dylan J. Schlender. Defense: Divinity Rose. Judge: The Honorable Big Ben Haslar. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Big Ben Haslar, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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The courtroom learns that breaking up is hard to do this week when Jason Soto (“Whatever with Jason Soto” Podcast) airs his grievances with the 2009 romantic comedy “500 Days of Summer.” *** Prosecutor: Jason Soto. Defense: Big Ben Haslar. Judge: The Honorable Maynard Bangs. Jurors: Dylan J. Schlender, Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Robb Maynard. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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On this week’s episode, Chris Revill (“Let’s Chat! With Chris Revill” Podcast) storms the courtroom to defend the 1996 disaster movie, “Twister.” ***  Prosecutor: Maynard Bangs. Defense: Chris Revill. Judge: The Honorable Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Dylan J. Schlender, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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Professor Jeremy Black returns to the court to help us decide which version of “The Ladykillers” is the superior film, the original (1955) or the remake (2004). *** “The Ladykillers (1955)”: Dylan J. Schlender. “The Ladykillers (2004)”: Jeremy Black. Judge: The Honorable Maynard Bangs. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Big Ben Haslar, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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The courtroom really gets into the holly jolly spirit this week as they put “Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas” on trial, joined by special guest jurors Kaleigh DuLac and The Vern (“Cinema Recall” Podcast). *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Maynard Bangs. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Kaleigh DuLac, The Vern, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme:...

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On this week’s episode, Andre Shane (“Film Driven” Podcast) breaks the code of silence when he rats out the prequel to the HBO series “The Sopranos,” 2021’s “The Many Saints of Newark.” ***  Prosecutor: Andre Shane. Defense: Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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Turn your crank to Frank as Frank Conniff (“Mystery Science Theater 3000,” “The Mads Are Back”) prosecutes Christopher Nolan’s sacrosanct superhero feature, 2008’s “The Dark Knight.”  *** Prosecutor: Frank Conniff. Defense: Big Ben Haslar. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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Mike Natale (“You’re Missing Out Podcast”) puts on his black hat and gets wicki-wicki-wild when he defends the 1996 comedy western “Wild Wild West.” *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Mike Natale. Judge: The Honorable Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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On this week’s episode, Chris Gersbeck (“Dumb Industries”) breaks out his furry leotard and attempts to defend the cinematic abomination that is 2019’s “Cats.” ***  Prosecutor: Maynard Bangs. Defense: Chris Gersbeck. Judge: The Honorable Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Dylan J. Schlender, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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This week, Billy Ray Brewton (“Scripts Gone Wild”) charts some very treacherous waters as he defends the 1995 adventure film “Congo.”  *** Prosecutor: Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Defense: Billy Ray Brewton. Judge: The Honorable Big Ben Haslar. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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Deanna Rooney (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”) makes her long-awaited return to the court this week to defend the very bizarre and obscure 1985 children’s film “The Peanut Butter Solution.” *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Deanna Rooney. Judge: The Honorable Maynard Bangs. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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On this week’s episode, Simon Majumdar (Food Network, “Eat My Globe” Podcast) graces the court with his presence to defend the 1979 romantic comedy, “10.” ***? Prosecutor: Dylan J. Schlender. Defense: Simon Majumdar. Judge: The Honorable Maynard Bangs Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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“Hell on Reels” comes to a tragic end as Jeremy Black joins us again to pit two classic Vincent Price films against one another: 1971’s “The Abominable Dr. Phibes” and 1973’s “Theater of Blood.”  ***  “The Abominable Dr. Phibes:” Ryan Luis Rodriguez. “Theater of Blood:” Jeremy Black. Judge: The Honorable Big Ben Haslar. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Big Ben Haslar. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatc...

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Nothing can stop “Hell on Reels” when Emily Marsh and Conor McGiffin (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”) go tooth-and-nail against one another to decide if the 2000 horror comedy “Leprechaun in the Hood” is guilty of being a bad movie. *** Prosecutor: Conor McGiffin. Defense: Emily Marsh. Judge: The Honorable Big Ben Haslar. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk ...

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In this special bonus episode of “Hell on Reels,” Kirk R. Thatcher joins us to discuss his latest film, “Muppets Haunted Mansion,” as well as some of his favorite Halloween movies. ***  Featuring: Kirk R. Thatcher, Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Dylan J. Schlender, Ben Haslar, Maynard Bangs. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden. Prologue Theremin Theme: 18 - theremin.wav by rap2h https://frees...

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On this installment of “Hell on Reels,” Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger (“New England Legends” Podcast) defend the 1998 slasher “Urban Legend.”  *** Prosecutor: Maynard Bangs. Defense: Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Big Ben Haslar, Dylan J. Schlender, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden. Prologue Theremin Theme: 18 - th...

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“Hell on Reels” keeps on rolling as Robin Warder (“The Trail Went Cold” Podcast) returns to the court to defend Wes Craven’s controversial 1972 exploitation horror film, “The Last House on the Left.” *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Robin Warder. Judge: The Honorable Dylan J. Schlender. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Maynard Bangs, Dylan J. Schlender. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme:...

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This week, we kick off October’s “Hell on Reels” series right, as J.D. Ryznar (“Yacht Rock”) strolls leisurely into the courtroom to prosecute the 2003 slasher crossover “Freddy vs. Jason” and discuss the zen of Yacht Rock. ***  Prosecutor: J.D. Ryznar. Defense: Dylan J. Schlender. Judge: The Honorable Ryan Luis Rodriguez. Jurors: Ryan Luis Rodriguez, Ben Haslar, Maynard Bangs. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. That...

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On this week’s episode, Isaac Arthur (“Science and Futurism”) walks without rhythm when he defends the 1984 science fiction epic “Dune.”  *** Prosecutor: Big Ben Haslar. Defense: Isaac Arthur. Judge: The Honorable Maynard Bangs. Jurors: Robb Maynard, Dylan J. Schlender, Ryan Luis Rodriguez. *** Advisory: Silvana Carranza. Prologue: Kirk R. Thatcher. Original Theme: WT Golden.

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