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Just The Discs Podcast

Just The Discs is a podcast about Blu-rays. Each episode, Brian Saur (of Rupert Pupkin Speaks) will go through a stack of discs from various distributors and talk about them.
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Jul 17, 2018

On this episode, JTD regular Stephanie Crawford is back to talk about one of her favorite people - John Waters - and his film FEMALE TROUBLE (now out from Criterion). Brian and Stephanie also examine the amazing craziness of the film XTRO, which is like E.T., but really not like E.T. at all (new on Blu-ray from Second Sight in the UK).

Jul 10, 2018

The Pink Smoke's John Cribbs is back to talk about some Scream Factory on this episode as he and Brian discuss George P. Cosmatos' masterpiece OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN as well as Larry Cohen's IT'S ALIVE Trilogy.

Jul 6, 2018

On this bonus episode, Brian explores three 80s film titles from Kino Lorber Studio Classics: GROSS ANATOMY, DISORGANIZED CRIME and MIRACLES.

Jul 3, 2018

Film School Reject's Rob Hunter returns to pour praise and affection on the delightful 80s favorite SAVANNAH SMILES (MVD Rewind Collection) but has less positive things to say about the disco classic THANK GOD IT'S FRIDAY (Mill Creek).

Jun 26, 2018

Rob Galluzzo returns again to talk about Imports and why collectors should be all-region compatible. To demonstrate, Brian and Rob go through ten picks each of titles that they love that are only currently available on Blu-ray outside the U.S.

Jun 19, 2018

On this episode, Brian's daughter Raven returns to talk monster films - including NIGHT OF THE LEPUS (Scream Factory), THE BLACK SCORPION (Warner Archive) and the TREMORS Series.

Jun 12, 2018

On this episode, Rob Galluzzo (from the Shockwaves podcast) returns to discuss the amazing film THREE O'CLOCK HIGH, which came out on Blu-ray from Shout Factory late last year.

Jun 5, 2018

On this episode, Rob Hunter (from Film School Rejects) returns to discuss John Landis' debut film SCHLOCK (and the new Blu-ray from Turbine Media) as well as Jim Wynorski's THE RETURN OF SWAMP THING (part of the MVD Rewind Collection).

May 29, 2018

Inspired by the recent release of ALOHA, BOBBY AND ROSE (Scorpion Releasing) which Director Floyd Mutrux says was very much inspired by Godard's BREATHLESS, Brian takes a look at the original film and the 1983 remake and compares thoughts on all three.

May 22, 2018

On this episode, Brian returns to the land of Twilight Time to talk about AUTO FOCUS, THE SEVEN-UPS, THE NEW CENTURIONS, UNDERWORLD U.S.A. and DON'T BOTHER TO KNOCK.

May 18, 2018

On this bonus episode, Brian runs down a stack of titles from Indicator including: THE CHASE, OTLEY, THE ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE, SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER and THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS.

May 15, 2018

On this episode, Brian runs down a stack of sci-fi titles from last year - including THE HIDDEN, THE GREEN SLIME, YOR: HUNTER FROM THE FUTURE, STAR SLAMMER, STAR CRYSTAL, ZPG, TOBOR THE GREAT and ONE MILLION B.C.

May 11, 2018

On this bonus episode, Brian catches up with some of Olive Films' releases from the past several months (going back to last year even) including titles like THE VAMPIRE'S GHOST, RETURN OF THE APE MAN, MONEY FROM HOME, THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL, FIVE ON THE BLACK HAND SIDE, HELL UP IN HARLEM, GREAT BALLS OF FIRE and HOPE AND GLORY.

May 8, 2018

On this episode, Brian speeds through a big stack of Vinegar Syndrome titles - including BLOOD HOOK, BLUE VENGEANCE, TERROR, LIQUID SKY, STAR TIME, PREY, PENITENTIARY, PENITENTIARY II, WELCOME HOME BROTHER CHARLES (& EMMA MAE) and FUGITIVE GIRLS.

May 1, 2018

Stephanie Crawford (of the ScreamCast) returns this episode to discuss a trio of Scream Factory titles starting with the Larry Cohen Double feature of FULL MOON HIGH and THE AMBULANCE, followed by BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON.

Apr 24, 2018

On this first Criterion-Centric "Double Episode" Brian first sits down with his wife Lisa to discuss Martin Scorsese's THE AGE OF INNOCENCE and the pairing they suggest with it (PHANTOM THREAD) - this is followed by a solo 'episode' with Brian talking about Leo McCarey's THE AWFUL TRUTH with Cary Grant and Irene Dunne and his pairing of Hitchcock's MR. AND MRS. SMITH.

Apr 17, 2018

On this episode, John Cribbs (of The PinkSmoke.com) returns to talk more Joe Dante with THE BURBS - in a lovely new collector's edition from Shout Factory Select!

Apr 14, 2018

For this bonus episode, Brian runs through a stack of 90s films from Kino Lorber Studio Classics, including some films from Touchstone, Hollywood Pictures and more. Films like CROSSING THE BRIDGE, INDIAN SUMMER, CAMP NOWHERE, STRAIGHT TALK, MY FATHER THE HERO, CADILLAC MAN, BIG BUSINESS and SCENES FROM A MALL.

Apr 10, 2018

On this episode, Brian takes a look at yet another cool box set from Indicator. This one is their second volume of Hammer films and includes the thrillers THE SNORKEL, NEVER TAKES SWEETS FROM A STRANGER, THE FULL TREATMENT and CASH ON DEMAND. 

Apr 3, 2018

On this episode, Brian charges into some more horror-y titles like DRAG ME TO HELL (Scream Factory), THE EYES OF LAURA MARS (Indicator), GATE II (Scream Factory), GAMES (Scream Factory), THE NIGHT WALKER (Scream Factory), KILL...BABY, KILL! (Kino Lorber) & THE DIABOLICAL DR. Z (Redemption).

Mar 31, 2018

On this episode, Brian is joined by returning guest Rob Hunter to discuss Four 2017 releases from the Olive Signature line: A NEW LEAF, LETTER FROM AN UNKNOWN WOMAN, OPERATION PETTICOAT and FATHER GOOSE.

Mar 27, 2018

On this episode, Brian looks for the first time at three discs from the Australian Umbrella Entertainment Label - SILVER BULLET, DARK AGE and FAIR GAME.

Mar 20, 2018

Stephanie Crawford (of The Screamcast) returns to discuss a couple more gems - the unassailable cult classic ROCKULA (starring SUMMER SCHOOL's Dean Cameron in the titular role) from Scream Factory and the trouble production turned interesting sequel LEATHERFACE: THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE III from Warner Archive.

Mar 13, 2018

This week, Brian goes back to the Twilight Time well to cover their recent releases of BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE, THE HOSPITAL, DRAGONWYCK, FOREVER AMBER and THE L-SHAPED ROOM.

Mar 6, 2018

On this episode, Brian's Wife Lisa returns to talk about two disparate classics - THE BREAKFAST CLUB and NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD - both of which have recently gotten fancy releases from the Criterion Collection.

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