Earth Station One Podcast Please have your ticket stubs out for the Double Edged Double Bill! Each week, Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani will come to the table to discuss the randomly selected yin and yang of a double feature. Then, both will have to pick a number between one and ten in order to seal their fates for the next episode. One will have two good movies. The other two bad ones. Let the chaos begin!

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Double Edged Double Bill Each week, Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani will come to the table to randomly select the yin and yang of a double feature. One will have two good movies. The other two bad ones. Both will have to pick a number between one and ten in order to seal their fates for each episode.

  • 94: John Travolta Can't Teach Old Dogs To Get Shorty
    by Thomas Mariani on February 18, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Double Edged Double Bill is getting so weird as Thomas has chosen a topic that makes Adam's blood boil. In honor of his birthday, John Travolta - Adam's least favorite actor - is the subject dujour for the week. First up is the good pick Get Shorty, which even Adam can admit shows off the potential charm of Travolta & his co-stars. Then Thomas' bad pick Old Dogs brings nothing but maddening confusion to the table for both our hosts. Together, our duo finds the answers to vital questions. What makes the rare great John Travolta performance work? Why did Disney pay to produce the most mean spirited children's film of all time? Which two films will be chosen for next week's episode on the Universal Monsters? Well listen to this episode as you fly via John Travolta's private jet to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook or send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 93: The Glitter Apartment Romantic Comedy
    by Thomas Mariani on February 13, 2020 at 6:23 am

    Love is in the air and Double Edged Double Bill is in a romantic mood! Given Valentine's Day is near, Adam & Thomas are doing a romantic comedy episode! First is the good pick The Apartment, the multi-Oscar winning story of love, loss and Jack Lemmon faces. Then the bad pick is Glitter, a cursed film that's trying to be a romance but not necessarily a comedy. Together, Adam & Thomas answer the important questions. Which classic film is Glitter a secret remake of? Is Jack Lemmon the best actor to portray stuffiness? Are we really doing an episode about Adam's nemesis John Travolta next week? Well find that key under the mat and unlock the download for this week's episode now! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook or send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 92: Joker Does His Swamp Thing for DC
    by Thomas Mariani on February 4, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Double Edged Double Bill returns DC Comics film adaptations in honor of Birds of Prey! Adam Thomas, Thomas Mariani and returning guest Torrey Depina are doing two unique adaptations after last time's Batman heavy picks. First up is the good pick of Swamp Thing, where Wes Craven steps out of horror films for a silly superhero romp. Then the bad pick Joker, which divides our trio in terms of quality as Todd Phillips gives Joaquin Phoenix free reign on a controversial DC character. Together, our trio answers some hard questions. Can Swamp Thing work for modern audiences? Is Robert De Niro a good talk show host? Which films will be chosen for next week's episode on romantic comedies? Well dance your way to the talk show desk to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook or send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 91: Bohemian Rhapsody In Gold on the Academy Network
    by Thomas Mariani on January 28, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Double Edged Double Bill has the envelopes ready to open! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani welcome back Rafe Telsch of Have Not Seen This to talk two films with multiple Academy Award nominations in honor the upcoming 92nd Oscars ceremony! The good pick is Network, a news media satire so accurate it deserves Best Documentary nom from a modern perspective. Then, the bad pick Bohemian Rhapsody in which Rami Malek plays Freddie Mercury's Queen as a flashy way to disguise a hellish production. Both films give a lot for our trio to ponder. Can one separate art from artist? Is a podcaster also a broadcaster? Which two films will be chosen for next week's DC Comics episode? Well listen in for all the Radio Ga Ga to find out the answers! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook or send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 90: Samurai Cop and Officer Alien Are On The Case
    by Thomas Mariani on January 21, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Double Edged Double Bill has a loose cannon double feature that'll bust this case right open! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani are partners out to dissect two buddy cop films in honor of Bad Boys For Life! First, the good pick of Alien Nation as James Caan and alien Mandy Patinkin team up. Then, the so bad it's good pick of Samurai Cop where a wig wearing katana user and his reaction meme partner try to stop a drug ring lead by Robert Z'Dar's chin! Together, our partners solve the important questions of this case. Can one describe all the weird faces of Samurai Cop? Is Adam the true expert on dog cop cinema? Which two films will they discuss on next week's episode on Academy Award darlings? Well hop into our cop car and get ready for a ride along to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook or send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 89: John Carpenter's Memoirs of a Prince of Darkness
    by Thomas Mariani on January 14, 2020 at 5:01 am

    John Carpenter has a birthday this week so we're programming a Double Edged Double Bill to celebrate! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani bring along Dave West of Needless Things to talk about two of this iconic filmmaker's films. First, the good pick Prince of Darkness where Satan gets gooey and all hell breaks loose! Then the bad pick Memoirs of an Invisible Man, where Carpenter begrudgingly collaborates with Chevy Chase for a comedy with little laughs! Together, our trio answers all the important questions. Who would steal Tom Atkins' moustache? How false can an Amazon Prime plot description be? Which two films will become partners for next week's episode on Buddy Cop films? Well download this broadcast from the year 199 straight into your dreams to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook or send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 88: Best and Worst Films of the 2010s Part 2: Sorry To Bother You With Winter's Tale
    by Thomas Mariani on January 7, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Double Edged Double Bill is ringing in the new year with another look back at films of the 2010s! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani bring along returning guest Kaycee Jarrard to talk an odd double feature as well as counting down their own lists! First up is Winter's Tale, a bad pick where eternal Colin Farrell fall in love while Russell Crowe as a Popeye demon chases after him! Then Sorry to Bother You, a good pick that takes Lakeith Stanfield through a surreal satiric journey with a mind blowing twist! Our trio has so many questions to answer. Which films are on Thomas' worst films of the 2010s list? What films are on Adam and Kaycee's best films of the 2010s lists? What two films will be chosen for the next episode on John Carpenter? Well, board our magic flying horse named Horse to find out! Read Thomas' Top 20 Films of 2019! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 87: Best and Worst Films of the 2010s Part 1: The Fanatic of Her
    by Thomas Mariani on December 31, 2019 at 7:37 am

    The end of the decade is oncoming. So, Double Edged Double Bill is finishing it with a two part bang! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani will spend two episodes on the best and worst of the decade. This will include their traditional one good movie and one bad movie as well as their first ever lists! First up is Adam's bad pick of The Fanatic, in which his mortal enemy John Travolta plays a horror fan with boundary issues to unintentionally silly effect. Then Thomas' good pick Her, where Spike Jonze predicts the future of A.I., romance and Joaquin Phoenix moustaches! Our duo answers all the important questions. What will be on Thomas' best films of the 2010s list? What will be on Adam's worst films of  the2010s list? Which two films will be chosen for next week's thrilling part two look at this decade's cinema next week? Well boot up your adorable operating system to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 86: The Irishman Finds Serenity In 2019
    by Thomas Mariani on December 26, 2019 at 5:01 am

    2019 is ending, but Double Edged Double Bill wants the last word! Joining Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani is film writer Brianna Zigler to talk two very divergent films from this strange year. First up is the bad pick Serenity, a thriller where Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway realize they may just be playthings in a boring game! Then, the good pick - as chosen by our listeners - The Irishman in which Martin Scorsese examines mob culture and reveals the sad lonely existence it leads to. So fun for the whole family! Plus, our trio answers all sorts of important questions. When did The McConaissance truly end? What has Robert De Niro done beyond the Dirty Grandpa Cinematic Universe? What two films will Adam & Thomas pick for next week's first episode looking back at the past decade? Well listen in to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 85: The Simpsons Turn 30: A Proud Rags to Riches Story
    by Thomas Mariani on December 23, 2019 at 5:01 am

    30 years ago, The Simpsons started and an iconic piece of pop culture was born. So iconic in fact that Double Edged Double Bill is breaking their usual movie schtick to talk about it! Adam and Thomas are covering four episodes that show the highs and lows of this TV institution. First up, the good picks of Marge Be Not Proud and Team Homer that show us just how much our favorite animated family can make us laugh and cry. Then, the bad picks of Simpsons Bible Stories and Moe Goes From Rags to Riches which showed us how much the show can just make us cry. Plus, our duo posits all the important questions. Which animated classic show has Adam never seen? Which Simpsons voice actor makes us feel sad? Is there really another episode on the films of 2019 coming up later this week?! Well grab a Duff and settle in for a real Bonestorm of an episode! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 84: Disney + The Rocketeer = Country Bears
    by Thomas Mariani on December 10, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Done marathoning The Mandalorian for the fourth time? Then why not listen to the newest Double Edged Double Bill? This week, Adam and Thomas take a look at the back catalogue of Disney+ with the help of returning guest Yonathan Habtemichael. First up the good feature is The Rocketeer, an underrated superhero film long before the studio owned a single Marvel character. Then our bad feature of The Country Bears, a forgotten attempt from Disney to turn a theme park attraction into a film that leaves one of our hosts speechless. Still, our intrepid heroes answer quite a few questions. Which The Office character sidelines as a nightclub singer? When did Christopher Walken embrace his silliness? Why are all the rules of the show being broken for next week's episode on The Simpsons? Listen to our super bear jamboree of an episode to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Voting for the good pick on our 2019 Wrap Up episode runs from December 4th and ends December 11th! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 83: Holmes and Watson Investigate a Deathtrap Mystery
    by Thomas Mariani on December 3, 2019 at 5:01 am

    The game is afoot on Double Edged Double Bill! Inspector Thomas Mariani and Dr. Adam Thomas are on the case investigating two mystery films in honor of Knives Out. First is the bad film Holmes and Watson, a comedy that has mysteriously misplaced its laughs. Then the good film Deathtrap, which throws so many twists at us that one's neck may snap. This prompts our duo to ask many questions. What does Will Ferrell do with his career now? Does Batman run Halliburton? Which two films will they discuss on next week's Disney+ episode? Well stick around before a murder most foul occurs to find the answers! Listen to Thomas talk Knives Out and Rear Window on the latest episode of The Horror Returns! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Voting for the good pick on our 2019 Wrap Up episode runs from December 4th and ends December 13th! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 82: Martin Scorsese Presents Gangs of Shutter Island
    by Thomas Mariani on November 26, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Martin Scorsese is bringing The Irishman to Netflix this Thanksgiving. Naturally, there's enough room to stuff in a Double Edged Double Bill between the turkey and mashed potatoes. Adam and Thomas dig into two less discussed films from the acclaimed director. First up, the good pick of Gangs of New York which may be too ambitious for its own good. Then, the bad pick Shutter Island unravels more mysterious than expected. Together, our duo answers crucial questions. Is Ray Romano a Muppet? Can Leonardo DiCaprio do accents? What will be picked for next week's episode on mystery films? Get all that Scorses-a sauce out of your ears and listen to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 81: Tom Hanks in Joe Versus The Apollo 13
    by Thomas Mariani on November 19, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Tom Hanks has received many honors over his career. Now, his most biggest honor of all: being the subject on Double Edged Double Bill! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani give the icon his due in honor of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood! First up, the bad feature Joe Vs. The Volcano where five different plots fight for supremacy. Then the good feature Apollo 13, where Tom Hanks solidifies himself as "America's Dad"in this true story of space heroism. Plus, our hosts answer all the important questions. Can we put Lloyd Bridges in a mech suit? Do astronauts get BFF bracelets? Which two films will they talk about on next week's Martin Scorsese episode? Well board onto our episode to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 80: The Platoon Revolution War
    by Thomas Mariani on November 12, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Double Edged Double Bill is shipping off for a war film double feature! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani suit up for two very different cinematic depictions of war. First up is the bad feature Revolution, where America is born with help from a highly miscast Al Pacino. Then the good feature Platoon, where a cast of future stars experience the madness of Vietnam as seen from veteran Oliver Stone. Together, our duo answers all the important questions. Would Adam Sandler in drag improve Revolution? Was Keith David ever really young? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on Tom Hanks? Well get in line and march off to download this episode, soldier! Ten-hut! Hear Adam talking I Spit on Your Grave and Ms. 45 on the latest episode of Desmond's Flicks! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 79: Arnold Schwarzenegger Hopes You Don't Recall Junior
    by Thomas Mariani on November 5, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in theaters with Terminator Dark Fate so he's getting the Double Edged Double Bill treatment! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani bring along returning guest James Rodrigues to talk all about the Austrian action hero. First up is their good feature Total Recall, where Paul Verhoeven got to make a heady sci-fi action film with all the guts & glory that Arnold brings. Then, their bad feature is the comedy Junior where Arnold plays a pregnant man... and takes it seriously? Together, our trio answers all the important questions. Is Michael Ironside a "snacc"? Why isn't Randy Newman on the Junior soundtrack? What two films will the show cover on next week's war films episode? We'll see you at the podcast party to find out, Richter! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 78: Freddy Krueger Gives You A Final New Nightmare on Elm Street
    by Thomas Mariani on October 29, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Are you ready for Freddy? Yes, A Nightmare on Elm Street is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year. So, Double Edged Double Bill is unfurling the red & green carpet as Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani are joined by Desmond Alexander Peel of Desmond's Flicks to wrap up October with two films featuring horror icon Freddy Krueger. First up for our trio is the bad pick of Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, which gave the Elm Street franchise a less than respectful send off. Then their good pick New Nightmare, where Wes Craven returned to give the gloved slasher a meta contextual makeover. Plus, our Dream Warriors answer all the important questions. Why does Freddy look like an action figure? Did Wes Craven will an earthquake into existence? What will the two films be for next week's episode on Arnold Schwarzenegger? Well listen to the podcast of your dreams to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 77: Trick R Treat Ft. Snoop Dogg
    by Thomas Mariani on October 22, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Welcome to another Double Edged Double Bill, boils and ghouls! This week, Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani continue the spooky season with an episode on horror anthology films! First up is the bad feature Snoop Dogg's Hood of Horror, one of the worst films our duo has ever covered. Then, our boys squeal with delight over the good feature Trick R Treat, one of the best films covered for the show. So much like your average horror anthology, it's a mixed bag. This leads to our duo asking many questions. Does Anson Mount play the worst character in cinematic history? Is Dylan Baker a leather vampire daddy fetishist? What will the next two films be for next week's episode on the A Nightmare on Elm Street series? Well tune in for two terrifying tales to find out, kiddies! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 76: Slither Around Those Freaks of Nature
    by Thomas Mariani on October 15, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Horror comedy is a pretty niche subgenre. Luckily, Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani are part of that niche and celebrate it this week in honor of Zombieland 2 coming out! First up on their Double Edged Double Bill is the bad film Freaks of Nature, where our duo is gobsmacked at all the hilarious people in this unfunny production. Then, the boys discuss their love for the nasty yet highly entertaining Slither as their good film. Our duo also asks all the important questions. How many hats is too many? Which Muppet does Lloyd Kaufman most resemble? What two films will they discuss on next week's horror anthology episode? Well calm down your laughs so you can hear all about it now! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 75: Prepare A Burial Ground for the Cemetery Man of Italian Horror
    by Thomas Mariani on October 8, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Mamma Mia! It's a spicy episode of Double Edged Double Bill! This week, born Italian Thomas Mariani receives an education on Italian Horror cinema from not-at-all Italian Adam Thomas. The first lesson centers on our bad film Burial Ground wherein poorly dubbed Italian folks run away from zombies. Then we change course to our good film Cemetery Man in which a British man tries to fight zombies, love and his own descent into madness. This Italian Horror mini-course will answer all your questions. Why does that young boy look like he's 45 years old? Is Super Mario a co-host of this podcast now? What will the films be for next week's episode on horror comedies? Well make yourself a pizza pie and dig right in to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod, on Facebook and send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!