Tuesday, May 17, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 110 - Jimmy Stewart Westerns!: Destry Rides Again & The Naked Spur

Saddle up! This week Daniel is joined by Preston Mitchell to discuss Jimmy Stewart's place in the Western genre, focusing on two classics. Destry Rides Again (1939) and The Naked Spur (1953). From light and charming, to dark and gritty, Stewart could do it all in a cowboy hat.

Friday, May 6, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 109 - Kino Lorber Blu-rays Vol. 3!

It's time for another blu-ray label spotlight! Daniel is joined by Matt Bledsoe (The Film Feast Podcast) and Anthony King (The Cult Movies Podcast) to each pick 4 blu-rays they love from Kino Lorber's Studio Classics series. With wacky comedies, meaningful dramas, frightening thrillers and more, it's a little bit of everything in this episode.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 108 - Halfway to Halloween: Scars of Dracula

Happy Halfway-to-Halloween! For this special occasion, Daniel is joined by author and podcaster Hayden Gilbert to discuss Hammer's Scars of Dracula (1970), and get distracted by the Halloween franchise, horror novels, and whole lot more.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 107 - March McQueen Madness: Three Early Films from Steve Mcqueen!

Daniel is joined by Kelsy Norman, host of the amazing podcast Speeding Bullitt: The Life and Films of Steve McQueen, to discuss 3 obscure movies from the early years of McQueen's career. The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959), Hell is for Heroes (1962), and Soldier in the Rain (1963). Kelsy is one of the true experts on this legendary movie star, and he has so much trivia and insight to offer here!

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 106 - March McQueen Madness: The Towering Inferno

The episode is a DISASTER... movie podcast. For this action-packed movie discussion, Daniel is joined by Mark Wanner (Film Feast, Schlock and Awe) to celebrate the '70s Disaster genre, focused on The Towering Inferno (1974).

Monday, March 14, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 105 - March McQueen Madness: Love with the Proper Stranger

McQueen wasn't just an action star! Daniel is joined by his wife Stefanie to talk about Steve McQueen's most prominent entry into the Romance genre, with a discussion on Love with the Proper Stranger (1963). They discuss McQueen's chemistry with Natalie Wood, how the film's most controversial elements have aged, and recommend other similar movies they love. 

Content Warning: Due to the plot of the film, this podcast frequently includes discussion about abortion.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 104 - March McQueen Madness: Bullitt & The Getaway

Time starts now! Daniel is joined by Erica (co-host of the Unsung Horrors podcast) to dig into two "car movies" from Steve McQueen: Bullitt (1968) and The Getaway (1972). Action-star McQueen is in full force with these films, and the hosts discuss car chases, explosions, shotguns, and beautiful turtleneck sweaters.

Monday, February 28, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 103 - March McQueen Madness: The Great Escape

All through the month of March we're doing our first actor-focused podcast series. Get ready for March McQueen Madness! To kick things off, Daniel is joined by Michael Scott (host of the Action for Everyone podcast) and Matt Bledsoe (host of the Film Feast podcast) to talk about McQueen's World War II action thriller, The Great Escape (1963). The boys discuss the film, its most intense moments, and recommend more movies they love from this cast.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 102 - The Sex Comedy: Some Like it Hot

To close out our series on Romantic Comedies, Daniel is joined by Cris Hurtado to celebrate Billy Wilder's Some Like it Hot (1959). They discuss their love for Billy Wilder, the movie's biggest laughs, and what it's like to dress in drag. Nobody's perfect, but this movie might be.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 101 - The Musical Comedy: Guys and Dolls

Our series on rom-coms dives into the musical subgenre! This week Daniel is joined by writer/podcaster from F This Movie and genuine theatre-kid Robyn Buckley to discuss Guys and Dolls (1955). There's gonna be singing, dancing, craps game playing, but mostly discussion on how fun musicals are.

Monday, January 24, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 100 - The Screwball Comedy: The Lady Eve

Happy 100 episodes of Cobwebs! To celebrate this milestone, we are kicking off a Valentines series on the Romantic Comedy genre. Daniel is joined by friend of the show Preston Mitchell to discuss The Lady Eve (1941), and the zany career of filmmaker Preston Sturges. But most importantly, we're telling you it's positively the same dame.

Thursday, January 6, 2022

COBWEBS Ep. 99 - The Best of 2021 Bracket Pt. 2

It's time to finish our wrap up of 2021! Daniel is again joined by Mitch Oliver and Cris Hurtado to finish their bracket of 2021 films, decide on the best movie of the year, and enjoy endless tangents along the way.