012 TOTAL RECALL

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EFFIN’ SPOILERS - “YAHEEEEAAAAEEEEAAAGGGH!” (1990) Tim thinks his life resembles a planet hopping, ultra-violent Paul Verhoeven sci-fi satire.  Or maybe he’s just delusional.  Find out for yourself as he and Bob get their butts to Mars to discuss the  1990 film TOTAL RECALL.   BE FOREWARNED: THERE ARE SPOILERS IN THIS EPISODE ENTITLED “EFFIN’ SPOILERS”.

Episode Summary

00:00:00 - SPOILER WARNING

00:00:35 - INTRO - Stumbling over “indeed” / “Red, Red Wine" 

00:01:48 - WIKI TWEAKS - Where’s the cast and some ants on MacGyver

00:07:49 - REPEAT VIEWING - Having to watch what your kids want to watch

00:13:56 - STORY RECALL - setting up TOTAL RECALL

00:20:03 - SPOILER - "Is this the real life or is it just fantasy?”

00:29:38 - THE ELABORATE RUSE - the efforts of maintaining a reality

00:33:30 - SYNTHETIC SYMPATHY - forcing the endearing protagonist

00:37:33 - HEAD TRIP - how the spoiler spoils the fiction

00:42:07 - USE YOUR FRIENDS - Tim warps his own reality

00:52:06 - RECALLING TOO MUCH - (almost) poking a hole in this theory

00:54:18 - TOTAL RE-WATCH - does TOTAL RECALL hold up?

00:57:29 - CLOSINGS - Contacts, plugs and no catchphrase / “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Watch the original theatrical trailer for 1990’s TOTAL RECALL HERE

Take a look at the making of the film with Artisan Home video’s IMAGINING TOTAL RECALL HERE

Go further behind the scenes with this in depth look at the films miniature work and visual effects of the film HERE .

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MUSIC FEATURED IN TODAY’S EPISODE:

“Red, Red Wine” as covered by UB40 on their 1983 album “LABOUR OF LOVE”

“Bohemian Rhapsody” as performed by Queen on their 1975 album “A NIGHT AT THE OPERA”

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