Phantom of the Paradise

Phantom of the Opera? No. It’s “Phantom of the Paradise” on Hindsight is Horrifying

Today we end our malformed Halloween season with a look at Brian De Palma’s trippy musical extravaganza, “Phantom of the Paradise.” Before Andrew Lloyd Weber gave the world his lesser-known version of Leroux’s famous novel, the bell-bottomed population of the 1970s was subjected to this prog/folk acid trip. The plot concerns a weird and disturbing composer who is maimed and …

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – Podcast 0146

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation: “We’re at the Threshold of HELL!” #Hindsighters, Darth and Jason realize that you are mourning the ending of the first HIH season. Luckily, for all of you already missing the holidays, your favorite podcasters are going out with a Christmas classic in January. Better yet, they are accompanied by awesome returning guest, Morgan! This film is …

A Christmas Story – Podcast 0141

A Christmas Story: “I didn’t say ‘fudge’.” #Hindsighters, by this point you’re well aware that Darth and Jason enjoy ruining your favorite childhood films. To that end, how could the director of Porky’s NOT be responsible for one of the most beloved Christmas movies of all time? It’s only natural to graduate from glory holes and move on to what …

Podcast 0138 The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride – Podcast 0138

The Princess Bride: “Anybody Want a Peanut?” #Hindsighters, Darth normally writes her show notes with a mixture of condescension and sarcasm. She has to make an exception for this particular movie, however, because it’s simply too perfect to critique. Jason throws some unexpected shade at Rob Reiner, but The Princess Bride simply cannot be touched. Though Darth and Jason find …