Category: Episodes

“Heartbeeps” Podcast Movie Review

Heartbeeps (1981; Allan Arkush) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 16 “These friendly robots are obviously not mischievous trespassers.” Banana daiquiri expert Daniel Barnes and lumber (and its profitable by-products) specialist Corky McDonnell rip open a couple of bags of beers to discuss Allan Arkush’s indelibly disturbing 1981 family […]

“Revolution” Podcast Movie Review

Revolution (1985; Hugh Hudson) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 15 “This is the medical tent of the Revolutionary War: This movie’s chopped to pieces, it’s ugly, it will make you scream, you’ll want to look away several times and you might catch sepsis.” Redcoat haters and rope factory co-workers […]

“Renaissance Man” Podcast Movie Review

Renaissance Man (1994; Penny Marshall) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 14 “I’ve never taught before…and you’ve never thought before!” Despite “struggling in the brain department,” Double D’s Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell scale Chekhov’s Victory Tower to review Penny Marshall’s career-killing 1994 military comedy Renaissance Man, starring the beloved comedy […]

“Collateral Beauty” Podcast Movie Review

Collateral Beauty (2016; David Frankel) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 13 “Shed your skin.” Abstract concepts Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell struggle to find any beauty, collateral or otherwise, in David Frankel’s 2016 “catastro-fuck of the shittiest order.”   Despite a cast that includes six former Oscar nominees (and two […]

“Can’t Stop the Music” Podcast Movie Review

Can’t Stop the Music (1980; Nancy Walker) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 12 “Oh boy!  One hot night coming up!” On this crotch-bulging episode of the Dare Daniel podcast, Saddle Tramps go-go boys Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell review Nancy Walker’s coked-up 1980 Village People origin story Can’t Stop the […]

“The Dark Tower” Podcast Movie Review

The Dark Tower (2017; Nikolaj Arcel) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 11 “Have a great apocalypse.” In this Grudge Match episode of the Dare Daniel podcast, Daniel and Corky go toe-to-toe over Nikolaj’s Arcel’s The Dark Tower, starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Just as The Dark Tower books link together Stephen King’s various […]

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