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Critic's Corner Podcast

E. Basil St. Blaise

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Critic's Corner Podcast
with E. Basil St. Blaise

E. Basil St. Blaise, noted critic and curmudgeon, shares his short, but sour Poison Capsule Reviews of cinema both current and classic.

Read all of his reviews in the Critic's Corner.

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Episode 8: Serial Mob

In Episode 8, E. Basil St. Blaise appeals to his Baz …spouts a sermon on Luhrmann … makes a point about exclamations …visits a Scorsese theme park …sinks his teeth into Hannibal…tracks down Serial Killers …rips the Ripper …gets over The Hangover …jeers at Joker …sets a charge for Dolemite …brings down Natalie Portman …ties up Pedro Almodovar …and goes gaga for Gere.





Episode 7: Judge Judy

A spoof of Judy with eRnee Zellweger singing and the Tin Man pluggung his earsIn Episode 7, E. Basil St. Blaise promos his backstory at Kozmic Pictures …fires away at Cannon Films …commits a Variety of offenses …bashes Stallone on the Sly …seals Man's Fate …sings Judy blue lies …slips Rooney a Mickey …snows the Abominable showman …Ices Soderbergh …resets It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World …misidentifies Rachel Maddow …and decides if That's Entertainment!

 


Episode 6: Science Friction

Brad Pitt and Astro the dog from The Jetsons in a spoof of Ad AstraIn Episode 6, E. Basil St. Blaise fires up the critical death ray and declares A War of the Words against so-so Sci-fi …'defends' Ed Wood Jr. …flashes Gordon and bucks Rogers …Klaatu baradas his nikto …goes totally Ape …Ultimately Trips up …Dicks around with Blade Runner…gets creepy with the Crawleys …goes slammo on Rambo …stiffs Rob Zombie …and shoots the Moon.

 

09/23/19


Episode 5: Don Wan

Jennifer Lopez and a sloth on a stripper's pole in a spoof of HustlersIn Episode 5, E. Basil St. Blaise schools us all on his Higher Ed aspirations …Fatty-shames the shamers …degrades student/teacher films …provides a Lulu of a theme song …abuses John Hughes …takes his CV for a spin …mixes it up with Maltin …pole dances with J-Lo …cages The Goldfinch …gets all Mysty-eyed …eulogizes Sleaze …and leaves back The Graduate.



09/16/19


Episode 4: QT Pie

Pennywise the Clown as a balloon about to be popped in a spoof of It Chapter TwoIn Episode 4, E. Basil St. Blaise kicks off this week's Poison Capsule Reviews by recounting his New York adventures in and out of the back row of Times Square's Adonis Theater …fondly recalling Joe Willy …his scathing notices of 70s classics for Cinema Nihilsme … Stephen King's oeuvre, pre- and post-Pennywise …and an auteuristic diagnosis of Quentin Tarantino.



09/09/19


Episode 3: Hard Labor Day

Olivia Wilde and Matt Smith in a perfume ad spoof of Official SecretsIn Episode 3, E. Basil St. Blaise wraps up the Summer in this week's Poison Capsule Reviews while hanging ten for his favorite Beach Movies …Jaws about the Jersey Shore …Goes even Darker Than Amber ….Does let go on NY Times critic Manhola Dargis …Mourns Travolta's revoltin' development …Merrily Rolls all wrong …airs a Private Dick ad …reviews Mouse House dominance …and dishes on the QT.

 

09/02/19


Episode 2: Crest Has Fallen

Gerard Butler saving Morgan Freeman who has fallen in the bathroom in a spoof of Angel Has FallenIn Episode 2, E. Basil St. Blaise provides the week's Poison Capsule Reviews while enlightening us all on Gerard Butler's Abs Fab …Morgan Freeman's Presidency …Frank Miller Time …Zack Snyder's iffy DC … The Madness of Steve Ditko …Jillian Bell curves …Virvita cheese …hairy French-Canadian pits …Fiddler on the roofies.

 

 

08/26/19


Episode 1: Dog Day After All

Cate Blanchett boring a penguin to death in a spoof of Where'd You Go BernadetteIn the premiere episode E. Basil St. Blaise finally gives voice to the week's Poison Capsule Reviews and so much more. Josef's hot dogs …Artless Linklater …Apocalypse Now and Again and Again …PETA rabid …Where'd You Go, Bernadette (with your question mark?) …The Gooch humps Penthouse …Hitchcock's Suspense of Disbelief …Doris has her Day.

 

08/19/19