Fellini Satyricon

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The circus is in town, courtesy of the Ring-Maestro himself, Federico Fellini. Get ready for the splendor, decadence and madness of ancient Rome in this Italian classic. In Seen It, we finish up the Best Picture nominees: panthers, books and Klansmen that are black, green and black, respectively.        

Darkman

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If there ever was a fellow that belonged in a basement, it’s Darkman. His rampage of revenge kicks off season 8 of Welcome To The Basement! In Seen It, we discuss battles royale, cowboys midnight and nights twelfth.        

45 Cinematic Lessons About PARENTHOOD

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Johnson, Son, and Lake Michigan. Point Beach State Park, 2018 [photo credit Tona Williams] The non-human inductee into the Basement Hall of Fame is Parenthood. Now, parenthood is tricky. I know this from first-hand experience accrued over these last two years. It’s not like there’s a guidebook on how to do it right. Well, there […]

Laurel and Hardy

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We end Season 7 with some slapstick as Laurel and Hardy yuk it up in their classic short Another Fine Mess. In our end of the year Megasode we also take a look back at all the movies we’ve watched, induct new members into the Hall of Fame and generally have a great time. In […]

The Iceman

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The basement is long overdue for a Shandango, and so we give you the Mafia crime drama The Iceman, starring basement Hall-of-famer Michael Shannon. Fear his scowl! In Seen It, we talk about a town called Belleville, a town called Dogville and a little girl called Miss Sunshine.        

The Caine Mutiny

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Today we set sail for high seas intrigue with Humphrey Bogart and the rest of the crew of the Caine. Mutiny! Betrayal! Strawberries! This movie has it all. In Seen It, we discuss wondrous boys, new leaves and a ghostly story.