“Left Behind” (2014) Podcast Movie Review

Nicolas Cage as a pilot in Left Behind (2014)

Dare Daniel: Cage Match – Round 3

Left Behind (2014; Dir.: Vic Armstrong) – Episode 126

“It’s just a bad trip!”

Daniel “Dan” “Buck” Barnes and Corky Carpathia continue their Cage Match series with a Rapture-ous review of Left Behind (2014). Cage has little to do but somehow manages to do less with it, as the great ones so often do. His real-life quest for the Holy Grail led him to this, a paycheck movie in praise of a vengeful God.

Elsewhere, Daniel and Corky discuss rapture fakeouts, union-busting breakdancers and gasp counters.


U.S. theatrical debut: Oct. 3, 2014

Domestic box office: $27.4 million (production budget: $16 million)

Critics scores: 0 on Rotten Tomatoes; 12 on Metacritic

IMDB synopsis: “A small group of survivors is left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.”

This week’s referenced movies: Left Behind: The Movie (2000); Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas; Indiana Jones franchise; Superman franchise; James Bond franchise; Battlefield: Earth; John Wick franchise; Vampire AcademySonnyRenfieldBad Lieutenant: Port of Call New OrleansGod’s Not DeadLet There Be LightLeft Behind: Rise of the AntichristJaws: The RevengeTransylmaniaGottiThe Wicker Man (2007); Ghost RiderNational Treasure: Book of SecretsNextDrive AngrySeason of the WitchTrespass (2012); Ghost Rider: Spirit of VengeanceSeeking Justice; SnowdenGuess Who’s Coming to Dinner?BirdmanTrainspottingViva Knievel!Titanic (1997); Ship of FoolsVoyage of the DamnedLifeboatDie HardThe Rapture


Theatrical trailer for Left Behind (2014)

And awaaaaaayyy they go!

The passed-on pastor

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