Wastelands Radio Show - Episode 09 – Video Nasty - The Hills Have Eyes

In this episode Adam and Mark discuss Wes Craven’s 1977 Mystery/Horror directorial debut follow up - The Hills Have Eyes. This episode is the second in series of micro shows that dive into the three Video nasties that formed the basis of their 25 year friendship.






The Hills Have Eyes features a Cannibalistic mountain cave clan that stalk and eat stranded vacationers in the arid Southwest Californian desert. Directed by Wes Craven (The Last House on the Left 1972, A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984, Scream1996, Shocker 1989), Starring Susan Lanier as Brenda (Welcome Back, Kotter - Bambi Forster -1975-1977), Michael Berryman – Pluto (Weird Science - Mutant Biker- 1985, The Devil's Rejects – Clevon -2005, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest –Ellis – 1975, Wizards of the Demon Sword - Highway Man #1 – 1991, Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time  - Pilgrim #1 – 1991, The Barbarian Brothers - Dirtmaster – 1987. Mötley Crüe: Home Sweet Home - Man with Phone-1985, Mötley Crüe: Smokin' in the Boys Room – principle 1985, The Ramones: Substitute - Bartender – 1994) and Dee Wallace – Lynne (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – Mary (mum) -1982, Cujo - Donna Trenton (mum) – 1983, Critters – Helen Brown -1986, The Howling - Karen White – 1981 The Lords of Salem  - Sonny – 2012).



Plot - The film follows the Carters, a suburban family targeted by a family of cannibal savages after becoming stranded in the Nevada desert. While traveling in a trailer through the desert to California, the retired detective Big Bob Carter stops in an isolated gas station with his family for fuelling and rest. Bob is traveling with his wife Ethel, his son Bobby, his daughters Brenda and Lynn and his son-in-law and Lynn's husband Doug and their daughter baby Katy. When they leave the gas station, the owner advises Bob to stay in the main road. However, the stubborn driver takes a shortcut through a nuclear testing site and wrecks his station wagon. With the family stranded in the middle of nowhere, Bob and Doug walk on the road trying to find some help. Bob is captured by an insane and sadistic member of a deranged evil family that lives nearby the spot. Doug returns to the trailer, and along the night the Carter family is attacked by a group of psychotic cannibal criminals. Absolutely trapped by the murderers, they have to fight to survive.


Wastelands Radio Show - Episode 08 Video Nasty - Hellraiser

In this episode Adam and Mark discuss Clive Barker’s 1987 Thriller/Fantasy directorial debut - Hellraiser. This is the first in three part series of micro shows that dive into the three Video nasties that formed the basis of their 25 year friendship.





Hellraiser is a 1987 British supernatural horror film written and directed by Clive Barker, and produced by Christopher Figg, based on Barker's novella The Hellbound Heart. Staring Andrew Robinson – Larry (Dirty Harry - Killer 1971, Child's Play 3 – Sergeant Botnick – 1991), Clare Higgins - Julia (The Libertine - Molly Luscombe -2004, East Enders Hazel 2015), Doug Bradley – Pinhead Lead Cenobite, (Night breed - Dirk Lylesberg – 1991, Killer Tongue – Wig – 1996)

Plot - Sadomasochistic demons that pursue a woman’s zombie lover after he escaped their underworld. Despite the graphic nature of the film, it’s really a love story between Julia Cotton and her demented—and skinless—lover Frank ... whose relationship just so happens to revolve around sadistic torture.

Wastelands Radio Show - Episode 07 - Monster Dog vs. Alice Cooper


In this episode Adam and Mark discuss the granddaddy of shock rock, Alice Cooper and the often overlooked part of his immense back catalogue – Movies, in particular, the disaster piece from 1984 by Italian filmmaker Claudio Fragasso  - Monster Dog.
Monster Dog (The Bite) (Spanish: Leviatán) is a 1984 Spanish horror film directed by Claudio Fragasso and starring Alice Cooper and Victoria Vera.
Initial release: December 1984 - DirectorClaudio Fragasso (as Clyde Anderson), Troll 2 (as Drake Floyd) 1990, Zombie 4 - After Death (1989), Zombi 3 (uncredited) 1988
Rock star Vince Raven (Alice Cooper) returns home after 20 years to make a new music video. While filming, Raven is informed by the town sheriff that a mysterious wild dog has been killing people in the area. The sheriff also suggests that perhaps Raven knows something about it. It seems that, years earlier, Raven's father was accused of being a werewolf and was subsequently murdered by the townspeople. Now everyone suspects Raven, including his girlfriend, Sandra (Victoria Vera).
Alice Cooper - Identity Crisises - Monster Dog - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--0vdeoudq8
Monster Dog (1984) Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaudNInMoDE
Monster Dog (Leviatan) 1984 - Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaFJyDiMJn8
Muppet Show – Welcome to My Nightmare -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woJ8fViT3eE
Wastelands Radio Show - Episode 06 – Pick Your King part 2– Mark-O-Mark's Picks 
In this episode Adam and Mark discuss Mark's top five Stephen King novels and movie adaptions. Featuring a conversation focusing on his formative viewing habits and reviews on Salem’s Lot(1975), Thinner (1985), It (1986), Carrie (1974) and Pet Sematary (1983).


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Wasteland Radio Show - Episode 05 – Pick Your King part 1 – Adam 085c3n3’s Picks


In this episode Adam and Mark discuss Adam’s top five movies adapted from Stephen King stories.
Almost as long as that legendary master of horror Stephen King has been keeping book lovers up at night, filmmakers have been adapting his books, for decades now. Which means there have been some classics and some clunkers.
Featuring a rambling conversation focusing on his formative viewing habits and pondering on Children of the Corn (1984), The Mangler (1995), Maximum Overdrive (1986), The Running Man (1987) and Sleepwalkers (1992).




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Wastelands Radio Show - Episode 04 – Formative music flicks part 2 – Adam 085c3n3’s TOP 5 - 20 Sept 2019

In this episode Adam and Mark discuss Adam’s top five music related movies that made a lasting impact on him when growing up in regional Victoria in the 70s and 80s and Queensland in the 90s. Featuring a conversation focusing on his formative viewing habits and reviews on Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Kiss meets the Phantom (1978), RepoMan (1985), Return of the Living Dead (1987) and the Great Rock n Roll Swindle (1980).


Trailers
Rocky Horror Picture Show - https://youtu.be/LnYBwampG8U
Kiss meets the Phantom – https://youtu.be/uNZQpWvQYOQ
RepoMan – https://youtu.be/NK8ETgSLRpA
Return of the Living Dead - https://youtu.be/KeSAFGWzft8
Great Rock n Roll Swindle - https://youtu.be/pSPbJhsaKEE



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Wastelands Radio Show - Episode 03 – Formative flicks music edition Part 1

In this episode Adam and Mark discuss Marks top five music related movies that made a lasting impact on him when growing up in regional Queensland in the 80s and 90s. Featuring a conversation focusing on his formative viewing habits and reviews on Footloose (1984) Ghostbusters (1984), The Doors movie (1991), Pulp Fiction (1994) and Trainspotting (1996).

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