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.

  • 114: The Vast of Night Smells Fowl In 2020
    by Thomas Mariani on July 7, 2020 at 5:01 am

    So, 2020 is a very odd year. Still, it's worth a Double Edged Double Bill! Adam and Thomas take a look at two films from the weird COVID affected release schedule. First, the fantasy blockbuster that Disney is hiding under their streaming rug known as Artemis Fowl. Then, a microbudget alien invasion story in a 1950s small town from Amazon Prime known as The Vast of Night. Together, our duo answers some big questions. Is Thomas actually Olaf The Snowman? Do aliens rub off fingerprints after an invasion? What two films will they choose for the Kathryn Bigelow episode? Well, unhinge your jaw and dig deep into this week's show to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 113: E.T. Lands in Casablanca
    by Thomas Mariani on June 30, 2020 at 5:01 am

    With July 4th fast approaching, Double Edged Double Bill is looking at films on the American Film Institute's Top 100 Movies List! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani bring along returning extra terrestrial guest Kaycee Jarrard to discuss two classic films and whether or not they deserve their stature within the AFI's list. First, Thomas hails the classic adventure, thrills & romance on display in the good pick Casablanca. Then, Adam rages on about his highly controversial bad pick E.T. The Extra Terrestrial. Together, our trio answers crucial questions. Is Humphrey Bogart a fashion icon? What new sound effect from Ben Burtt does Adam have up his sleeve? Which two films will be chosen for next week's episode on the films of 2020 so far? Well, grab your letters of transit and get ready to phone home as we find the answers out on the episode! Donate or spread the word about The Black Film & TV Collective if you can! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 112: Saturday Night Live Presents Skeleton Twins of Disguise
    by Thomas Mariani on June 23, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Live from New York, it's Double Edged Double Bill! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani discuss two Saturday Night Live cast member vehicles! First, Bill Hader & Kristen Wiig deliver laughs while stretching their dramatic muscles in The Skeleton Twins! Then, Dana Carvey hops on the Austin Powers train while doing a bunch of impressions in Master of Disguise! Together, our duo answers crucial questions. Are Sundance indies all that independent? Does Dana Carvey have an off switch? Which films will they choose for next week's episode on the AFI Top 100 Movies List? Well, nothing's gonna stop you from cueing up our episode and lip syncing along with us to find out! Donate or spread the word about The Emergency Release Fund if you can! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 111: The Wachowskis Are Bound for Jupiter
    by Thomas Mariani on June 16, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Directors Lana and Lilly Wachowski have made highly divisive films, which makes for a great Double Edged Double Bill! For Pride Month, hosts Adam and Thomas are dissecting about two films from these highly ambitious trans filmmakers! First, The Wachwoskis' groundbreaking lesbian crime thriller directorial debut Bound serves as the good pick. Then, their exposition heavy sci-fi epic Jupiter Ascending serves as the bad pick. Together, our duo answers all the crucial questions. How did Bound prepare us for The Wachowskis' later work? What exactly is Eddie Redmayne on? Which films will be chosen for next week's episode on SNL cast member vehicles? Well, hop into your rocket boots and glide toward the episode to find out! Donate or spread the word about The Trans Justice Funding Project if you can! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 110: Angela Bassett Asks What's A Vampire Got To Do With It
    by Thomas Mariani on June 11, 2020 at 5:06 am

    Double Edged Double Bill sings the proud praises of Angela Bassett! Adam and Thomas dive into two films from the underrated actress' filmography. First, What's Love Got To Do With It shows off Bassett's ability to capture Tina Turner's essence even if she doesn't sing. Then, Vampire In Brooklyn features Angela giving it her all even as Eddie Murphy wants to be spooky while Wes Craven wants to be funny. Together, our duo answers the crucial questions. Where is Bassett's Aunty Entity cosplay? Is Vampire In Brooklyn merely elaborate makeup test footage? What two films will be chosen for next week's episode about The Wachowskis? Well, dig your vampire fangs into this week's episode and find out! Donate or spread the word on Chris Redd's GoFundMe for COVID treatment/medical bills for protestors if you can! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 109: Head Western for a Bloodrayne Soaked Tombstone
    by Thomas Mariani on June 4, 2020 at 6:14 am

    Double Edged Double Bill is going west! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani rustle up a double feature of western films alongside returning guest Lance Langford of The Horror Returns and Saddle Up podcasts! First, our hosts contend with their first - and hopefully last - film from Uwe Boll Bloodrayne II: Deliverance. Then, the show welcomes back Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer & every other actor alive in 1993 for Tombstone. Together, our trio answers some crucial questions. Is Uwe Boll worth the fuss? Who is "The Huckleberry" of the podcast? What films will be chosen for our next episode on Angela Bassett? Well, lasso up some vampiric varmints and tune in to find out! If you can, please donate to or signal boost any causes to help Black Lives Matter protestors out there like any state bail fund. Stay safe. To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 108: No Retreat From the Fist of Legend
    by Thomas Mariani on May 26, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Master Adam Thomas is training sensei Thomas Mariani in the ancient techniques of martial arts cinema! Joining in the fight between good and bad martial arts films is legendary warrior Shakyl Lambert. First, Jet Li steps into the mighty shoes of Bruce Lee for the historical epic Fist of Legend. Then, Jean-Claude Van Damme splits his way into a so-bad-it's-good classic with No Retreat No Surrender. Together, our trio answers the crucial questions. Is Jet Li able to fight a wall? Why does the ghost of Bruce Lee look nothing like Bruce Lee? What films will be chosen for next week's episode on westerns? Well, punch right through the walls of our dojo to find out!  To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 107: The Cat In the Hat Knows Paddington 2 Is All That
    by Thomas Mariani on May 19, 2020 at 5:01 am

    This week, Double Edged Double Bill looks at the world of live action family films! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani welcome guest Emily Slade of Why This Film Podcast to talk about two films in which a furry creature barges into people's lives. First, The Cat In The Hat shows the negative side effects of this as a feline Mike Myers monster gives two children nightmares. Then, Paddington 2 features a charming bear who brings joy to every stiff upper lips in Britain. Together, our trio answer very crucial questions. Do Dr. Seuss stories work as films? Who would be the faces on British Mount Rushmore? What films will they choose for next week's episode on martial arts films? Well dig deep into our hat and find out what we have to say about that! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 106: Road to Watchmen
    by Thomas Mariani on May 12, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Adam and Thomas celebrate two years of Double Edged Double Bill by cracking open a couple graphic novel adaptations! Special Guest James Rodrigues returns to help our boys with this epic episode! First, there's the surprisingly moving father/son gangster story Road to Perdition. Then, Zack Snyder's divisive vision of the iconic graphic novel Watchmen. Plus, a big announcement for the show: a Patreon! Together, our trio answers all the big questions. Is Daniel Craig secretly slimey in all the wrong places? Does Zack Snyder use an Instagram filter for his cinematography? What two films will be chosen for next week's episode on family films? Check us out panel per panel to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com! Subscribe to our Patreon to get exclusive content for just $1 a month! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 105: Gremlins 2: The New Resurgence
    by Thomas Mariani on May 5, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Double Edged Double Bill has a new batch of films to talk about on an episode about long delayed sequels! Adam & Thomas welcome Heather Powell of The Friday Nightmares Podcast to look at two sequels that came out a bit too long after their predecessors. First, there's Independence Day: Resurgence which came up 20 years later and a few million dollars short. Then, Gremlins 2: The New Batch which took things to alienating cartoony heights yet became highly influential. Together, our trio gives answers to crucial questions. Which returning ID4 cast member actually cared? Who breaks the laws of the podcast physics to give their thoughts on Gremlins 2? What two films will be chosen for next week's graphic novels episode? Well, make sure to eat that snack before midnight and listen in to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com, including your suggestions for future episode topics! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 104: Stuart Gordon Unleashes the Castle Freak From Beyond
    by Thomas Mariani on April 28, 2020 at 5:01 am

    A month ago, we lost iconic cult director Stuart Gordon. So, we're celebrating his career with a Double Edged Double Bill! Adam and Thomas grab Desmond Alexander Peele from an alternate dimension to cover two of his most bizarre films. First, Jeffrey Combs and Barbara Crampton fight off pink tinted alternate dimension goop monsters in From Beyond! Then, Jeffrey Combs and Barbara Crampton unite again to run away from a Castle Freak! Together, our trio answers the most crucial questions. Is this actually a podcast about body hair? Who is the Daniel Day Lewis of cat actors? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on long delayed sequels? Tune your resonators to our soundwaves and find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com, including your suggestions for future episode topics! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 103: Planes, Trains and RVs Road Trip!
    by Thomas Mariani on April 21, 2020 at 5:01 am

    They can't leave the house, but Double Edged Double Bill is heading on a cinematic road trip! First, Adam & Thomas try to move a clunky Robin Williams vehicle off the road with RV. Then, the boys laugh, cheer and cry as they go down the road of the masterful John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles! Together, our duo solves all the important questions. Did Robin Williams give off daddy vibes? Was Del Griffith originally a serial killer? Which two films will be chosen for next week's episode in honor of Stuart Gordon? Well, hop in the backseat and tune into our station to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com, including your suggestions for future episode topics! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 102: Phantom of The Apple: The Musical!
    by Thomas Mariani on April 14, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Turn on the spotlight and get ready to belt out a Double Edged Double Bill! Adam and Thomas turn duet into a trio with special guest Scott Johnson as they cover two musical films in honor of Trolls World Tour singing its heart out. First, Paul Williams and Brian De Palma collaborate for a far weirder horror musical than Andrew Lloyd Webber could dream of with Phantom of the Paradise. Then, Cannon Films unleashes an all singing all dancing nightmare onto the screen with The Apple. Together, our group ponders the big questions. How small is Paul Williams? Did everyone in 1994 drive bubble cars? Which two films will be chosen for next week's episode on road trip films? Well, take a bite of that psychedelic fruit and get ready to dance along to our music here! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com, including your suggestions for future episode topics! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 101: Francis Ford Coppola Has The Conversation With Jack
    by Thomas Mariani on April 7, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Today is Francis Ford Coppola's birthday and Double Edged Double Bill is celebrating with two very different films from this eclectic director. First, Gene Hackman hears the sounds of conspiracy in The Conversation. Then, Robin Williams plays a very sad boy in the children's film for no one Jack. Together, our heroes answer all the crucial questions. Can a treehouse have a kitchen attachment? Is the voice actor for Super Mario even Italian? What films will they choose for the next episode on musicals? Well fine tune your surveillance equipment to us and find out! Hear Thomas on the Reel Me In Podcast! Listen to Adam on The Friday Nightmares Podcast! Tune in for both of them on The Horror Returns! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com, including your suggestions for future episode topics! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 100: The Book of Hobo Redemption
    by Thomas Mariani on March 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    That's right, folks. It's the 100th episode of Double Edged Double Bill! Adam and Thomas are celebrating by giving two previously unchosen films a chance at redemption! First, a homeless Rutger Hauer shoots his way through Canadian drug lords in Hobo With a Shotgun. Then, a boy genius with a brain tumor plans an assassination for his mom in The Book of Henry. Together, our duo answers all the crucial questions. What town would a Mos Eisley resident never travel to? Is Jacob Tremblay the ultimate cinematic manipulator? Which two films will they cover on next week's episode on Francis Ford Coppola? Well, pop your earbuds in for the 100th time and listen to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com, including your suggestions for future episode topics! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 99: Max Von Sydow Opens The Seventh Seal By Order of Judge Dredd
    by Thomas Mariani on March 24, 2020 at 5:01 am

    On March 8th 2020, the world lost the iconic actor Max Von Sydow. With an acting career that spans over 70 years, Double Edged Double Bill has no choice but to stan via devoting a whole episode to him. First up is Thomas' good pick The Seventh Seal, a true classic of cinema that's as intimidating as the spectre of Death itself. Then, there's Adam's bad pick of Judge Dredd which over shadows Sydow in favor of Sylvester Stallone one liners. Together, our duo answers the vital questions. Would Criterion Channel ever sponsor us? How much scenery can Armand Assante eat? Which two films will be given redemption for next week's milestone episode? Well take a break from your chess game with The Grim Reaper and listen in to find out! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter @DEDBpod or Facebook. Send feedback to doubleedgeddoublebill@gmail.com, including your suggestions for future episode topics! If you like the show, please subscribe or rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or The ESO Network!

  • 98: Kurt Russell Opens a Stargate to Bone Tomahawk
    by Thomas Mariani on March 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Kurt Russell is celebrating his day of birth today and so is Double Edged Double Bill! Adam Thomas and Thomas Mariani are here to Russell up some thoughts on two films from this iconic actor's career. First up is the bad pick Stargate, which has a few good ideas except for giving Kurt little to chew on. Then there's the good pick Bone Tomahawk, where Kurt gets a lot to chew on in gory detail! Together, our duo answers all the vital questions. What happened to Matthew Fox? Is Stargate pro-interdimensional colonialism? Which two films will they choose for next week's episode on the late great Max Von Sydow? Well, wash your hands and mutton chops as you listen 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!

  • 97: A24 Tells Us a Swiss Army Ghost Story
    by Thomas Mariani on March 10, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Nothing says prestige like farting corpses and spooky ghost sheets! In honor of their upcoming film First Cow, Thomas Mariani and returning guest host Ryan Corderman talk about A24 productions this week on Double Edged Double Bill! The "bad" pick is Swiss Army Man, a tale of one young man's journey to acceptance via his flatulent corpse buddy. Then the good pick A Ghost Story, which confronts existential dread via the easiest Halloween costume of your childhood. Together, our duo answers the important questions. Are there actually any bad A24 movies? Can a corpse be adorable? What two films will they choose for next week's episode on Kurt Russell? Well pop some popcorn and put in your pencil eraser headphones to listen in and 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!

  • 96: Cannon Films Gives Invasion U.S.A. A Death Wish 3
    by Thomas Mariani on March 3, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Double Edged Double Bill is ready to fire a rocket launcher from the hip! Adam and Thomas are taking a look at two films from the infamous schlock machine production company Cannon Films! Cannon Films made all of your favorite films so-bad-they're-good films of the 1980s and our duo has two fantastic examples this week. First up is Invasion U.S.A., in which Chuck Norris and his two uzis stop communists by any means necessary. Then we have Death Wish 3, in which Charles Bronson massacres street thugs with all the strength a nonplussed 64 year old man can muster. Together, our duo answers all the crucial questions. Does facial hair shield you from explosion blow back? How many dummies can fall from high buildings? Which two films will be discussed on next week's A24 episode? Well download this episode via bazooka shot to the ear 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!

  • 95: Bride of Frankenstein Meets The Mummy in a World of Gods and Universal Monsters
    by Thomas Mariani on February 27, 2020 at 3:50 pm

    With a new version of The Invisible Man nearly here, Double Edged Double Bill is taking a look back at the Universal Monsters! In true spooky fashion, Adam has mysteriously vanished, leaving the mysterious Ryan Corderman to sub in as the Ygor to Thomas' Dr. Frankenstein! First up is Thomas' good pick Bride of Frankenstein, the classic sequel that outdoes its original. Then Adam's lingering bad pick of The Mummy, the 2017 reboot that start-and-stops a new take on these monsters. Together, our duo answers all the important questions. Where could the Dark Universe have gone? How influential has Bride of Frankenstein been these past 85 years? What two films will be chosen for our next episode on films from the Cannon Film Group? Well, strap yourself on the slab and get a lightning bolt straight to your ears 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!