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Mumbo Jumbo (A Movie Podcast)

Mumbo Jumbo (A Movie Podcast)

By Kurt Kroeber
The postmodern, the surreal, the psychedelic.
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2x8 – Bowfinger
It's a masterpiece.
March 23, 2021
2x7 – Wes Craven's New Nightmare/Scream 3
A double feature of meta-horror by the master Wes Craven.
March 16, 2021
2x5 – Benny's Video
Please don't kill anyone today...
March 09, 2021
2x6 – Last Action Hero
Be careful with that magic ticket or Kurt and Tex will come out of your speakers and into your living room.  Mumbo Jumbo boys tackle Jack Slater in LAST ACTION HERO.
March 02, 2021
2x4 - The Stunt Man
In this one, we're talking about the insane, very postmodern, confusingly fun film The Stunt Man.
February 23, 2021
2x3 - The Day of the Locust
In this episode, we discuss the cinematic adaptation of Nathaniel West's novel The Day of the Locust.
February 16, 2021
2x2 - Day For Night
We're talking about Truffaut's feel-good masterpiece, Day For Night. But, ya know, we also talk about other stuff too...
February 09, 2021
2x1 - Sunset Blvd.
Welcome to Season Two of Mumbo Jumbo! This season we're talking about Movies About Movies. We're popping off this very postmodern season with a classic from the Golden Age of Hollywood: Sunset Blvd.
January 27, 2021
1x10 - Mandy
Better late than never: here we are at the end of the Nic Cage rainbow road, finishing up Down With The Nicness with the depressing masterpiece, Mandy.
January 27, 2021
1x9 - Army of One
In this episode we talk about Tenet... err... uh, Army of One.enO fo ymrA ,hu ...rre ...teneT tuoba klat ew edosipe siht nI
December 15, 2020
1x8 - Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
In this episode, we talk about Werner Herzog's often overlooked masterpiece Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans -- where Nic Cage gives an unhinged and sincere performance that might be our favorite.
December 08, 2020
1x7 - Knowing
The movie that predicts the end of the world -- now with more horrible audio quality!
December 08, 2020
1x6 - The Weather Man
We are fast food. We have asshole faces. 
December 08, 2020
1x5 – Adaptation
Kurt and I and our twin brothers (Karl and Tim) talk about the Charlie Kaufman adaptation of Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief that turns into a meta-narrative about writing films. The movie is called Adaptation and it's an adaptation.
November 17, 2020
1x4 – Bringing Out The Dead
Wee woo wee woo -- that's the sound of the ambulance coming to pick us up after recording this episode about Bringing Out the Dead because the audio quality is kinda dead here. Anyway -- ENJOY IT!
November 09, 2020
1x3 – Con Air & Face/Off
On this episode of Mumbo Jumbo – Down With Nic-ness, we climb aboard for a bumpy ride through two 90s over-the-top action flicks.
November 03, 2020
1x2 – Wild At Heart
On this episode of Mumbo Jumbo – Down With Nic-ness, we ride along with Sailor and Lula into wild territory where Nic Cage reigns -- and everything else is kinda meh.
October 28, 2020
1x1 – Vampire's Kiss
On this first episode of Mumbo Jumbo – Down With Nic-ness, we open this all Nicolas Cage season with the ridiculousness that is Vampire's Kiss.
October 19, 2020