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Audio commentary tracks of a selection of my favorite films.

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The Best of An Alan Smithee Podcast

A curated collection of the finest double feature film discussions the Internet has ever known, courtesy Matthew Hurwitz and myself.

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The Best of an Alan Smithee Podcast

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Episode Guide

King Kong '76 The Razor's Edge Man of Steel
Batman Returns The People That Time Forgot Innocent Blood
The Faculty The Searchers The Empire Strikes Back

Episodes


Season One (2015)

[Stopped Button Favorites] Episode 1 | King Kong '76

EPISODE 01

An audio commentary of John Guillermin’s 1976 film, “King Kong,” produced by Dino De Laurentiis for Paramount Pictures.

Synced to the R1 Paramount DVD release.


[Stopped Button Favorites] Episode 2| The Razor's Edge

EPISODE 02

An audio commentary of Edmund Goulding’s 1946 film, “The Razor’s Edge,” produced by Darryl F. Zanuck for 20th Century Fox.

Synced to the 2005 Fox Studio Classics R1 DVD release.


[Stopped Button Favorites] Episode 3| Man of Steel

EPISODE 03

An audio commentary of Zach Snyder’s 2013 film, “Man of Steel,” produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder and Emma Thomas for Warner Bros.

Synced to the 2013 Warner Home Video DVD release.


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EPISODE 04

An audio commentary of Tim Burton’s 1992 film, “Batman Returns,” produced by Burton and Denise Di Novi for Warner Bros.

Synced to the Warner Blu-Ray release.

Featuring special guest co-host, Matthew Hurwitz!


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EPISODE 05

An audio commentary for Kevin Connor’s 1977 film, “The People That Time Forgot,” produced by Max Rosenberg for American International Pictures.

Synced to the iTunes HD video.


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EPISODE 06

An audio commentary for John Landis’s 1992 film, “Innocent Blood,” produced by Lee Rich and Leslie Belzberg for Warner Bros.

Synced to the iTunes HD video.


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EPISODE 07

An audio commentary for Robert Rodriguez’s 1998 film, “The Faculty,” produced by Elizabeth Avellan for Dimension Films.

Synced to the Buena Vista Home Entertainment DVD.


1.8 The Searchers

EPISODE 08

An audio commentary for John Ford’s 1956 film, “The Searchers,” released by Warner Bros.

Synced to the Warner Home Video Blu-Ray.


Empire Commentary

EPISODE 09

An audio commentary for Irvin Kershner’s 1980 film, “The Empire Strikes Back.”

Synced to the Fox Home Video Blu-Ray.


The Best of An Alan Smithee Podcast

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Episode Guide

[BASP] Audio Commentary: Halloween II (1981, Rick Rosenthal) [BASP] The RoboCop Trilogy (1987-93) [BASP] Psycho II (1983, Richard Franklin) / Psycho (1998, Gus Van Sant)
[BASP] Audio Commentary: Batman (1989, Tim Burton) [BASP] Watchmen (2009, Zach Snyder), the ultimate cut [BASP] The Darkman Trilogy (1990-96, Sam Raimi and Bradford May)
[BASP] Piranha (1978, Joe Dante) / Piranha (1995, Scott P. Levy) [BASP] The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974, Tobe Hooper) / Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994, Kim Henkel) [BASP] An American Werewolf in London (1981, John Landis) / An American Werewolf in Paris (1997, Anthony Waller)
[BASP] Flash Gordon (1980, Mike Hodges) / Popeye (1980, Robert Altman) [BASP] Airplane (1980, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker) / Airplane II: The Sequel (1982, Ken Finkleman) [BASP] Escape from New York (1981, John Carpenter) / 2019: After the Fall of New York (1983, Sergio Martino)
[BASP] Revenge of the Nerds (1984, Jeff Kanew) / Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987, Joe Roth) [BASP] Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983, John Landis, Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante, George Miller) [BASP] Mars Attacks! (1996, Tim Burton) / Sleepy Hollow (1999, Tim Burton)
[BASP] Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988, Robert Zemeckis) / Cool World (1992, Ralph Bakshi) [BASP] Real Genius (1985, Martha Coolidge) / My Science Project (1985, Jonathan R. Beutel) [BASP] Audio Commentary: Supergirl (1984, Jeannot Szwarc)
[BASP] I Married a Witch (1942, René Clair) / Bewitched (2005, Nora Ephron) [BASP] The Blues Brothers (1980, John Landis) / Blues Brothers 2000 (1998, John Landis) [BASP] Fletch (1985, Michael Ritchie) / Fletch Lives (1989, Michael Ritchie)
[BASP] The Little Shop of Horrors (1960, Roger Corman) / Please Don't Eat My Mother (1973, Carl Monson) [BASP] Judge Dredd (1995, Danny Cannon) / Dredd (2012, Pete Travis) [BASP] Caddyshack (1980, Harold Ramis) / Caddyshack Ii (1988, Allan Arkush)
[BASP] Audio Commentary: The Return Of The Living Dead (1985, Dan O’Bannon) [BASP] Donnie Darko (2001, Richard Kelly) / S. Darko (2009, Chris Fisher) [BASP] Arthur (1981, Steve Gordon) / Arthur 2: On The Rocks (1987, Bud Yorkin)
[BASP] The Fly (1986, David Cronenberg) / The Fly Ii (1989, Chris Walas) [BASP] Kiss Meets The Phantom Of The Park (1978, Gordon Hessler) / Detroit Rock City (1999, Adam Rifkin) [BASP] An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997, Arthur Hiller)

Episodes

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EPISODE 01

Audio Commentary: Halloween II (1981, Rick Rosenthal)

Originally posted: August 22, 2009


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EPISODE 02

The RoboCop Trilogy: Robocop (1987, Paul Verhoeven) / Robocop 2 (1990, Irvin Kershner) / Robocop 3 (1993, Fred Dekker)

Originally posted: January 9, 2010


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EPISODE 03

Psycho II (1983, Richard Franklin) / Psycho (1998, Gus Van Sant)

Originally posted: February 19, 2010


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EPISODE 04

Audio Commentary: Batman (1989, Tim Burton)

Originally posted: March 9, 2010


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EPISODE 05

Watchmen (2009, Zach Snyder), the ultimate cut

Originally posted: April 26, 2010


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EPISODE 06

The Darkman Trilogy (1990-96, Sam Raimi and Bradford May)

Originally posted: June 30, 2010


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EPISODE 07

Piranha (1978, Joe Dante) / Piranha (1995, Scott P. Levy)

Originally posted: August 14, 2010


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EPISODE 08

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974, Tobe Hooper) / Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994, Kim Henkel)

Originally posted: November 10, 2010


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EPISODE 09

An American Werewolf in London (1981, John Landis) / An American Werewolf in Paris (1997, Anthony Waller)

Originally posted: December 9, 2010


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EPISODE 10

Flash Gordon (1980, Mike Hodges) / Popeye (1980, Robert Altman)

Originally posted: December 31, 2010


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EPISODE 11

Airplane (1980, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker) / Airplane II: The Sequel (1982, Ken Finkleman)

Originally posted: January 15, 2011


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EPISODE 12

Escape from New York (1981, John Carpenter) / 2019: After the Fall of New York (1983, Sergio Martino)

Originally posted: February 9, 2011


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EPISODE 13

Revenge of the Nerds (1984, Jeff Kanew) / Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987, Joe Roth)

Originally posted: March 27, 2011


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EPISODE 14

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983, John Landis, Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante, George Miller)

Originally posted: April 11, 2011


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EPISODE 15

Mars Attacks! (1996, Tim Burton) / Sleepy Hollow (1999, Tim Burton)

Originally posted: May 4, 2011


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EPISODE 16

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988, Robert Zemeckis) / Cool World (1992, Ralph Bakshi)

Originally posted: November 16, 2011


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EPISODE 17

Real Genius (1985, Martha Coolidge) / My Science Project (1985, Jonathan R. Beutel)

Originally posted: March 7, 2012


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EPISODE 18

Audio Commentary: Supergirl (1984, Jeannot Szwarc)

Originally posted: April 22, 2012


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EPISODE 19

I Married a Witch (1942, René Clair) / Bewitched (2005, Nora Ephron)

Originally posted: June 27, 2012


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EPISODE 20

The Blues Brothers (1980, John Landis) / Blues Brothers 2000 (1998, John Landis)

Originally posted: September 7, 2012


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EPISODE 21

Fletch (1985, Michael Ritchie) / Fletch Lives (1989, Michael Ritchie)

Originally posted: December 7, 2012


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EPISODE 22

The Little Shop of Horrors (1960, Roger Corman) / Please Don’t Eat My Mother (1973, Carl Monson)

Originally posted: January 3, 2013


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EPISODE 23

Judge Dredd (1995, Danny Cannon) / Dredd (2012, Pete Travis)

Originally posted: May 3, 2013


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EPISODE 24

Caddyshack (1980, Harold Ramis) / Caddyshack II (1988, Allan Arkush)

Originally posted: June 7, 2013


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EPISODE 25

Audio Commentary: The Return of the Living Dead (1985, Dan O’Bannon)

Originally posted: July 5, 2013


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EPISODE 26

Donnie Darko (2001, Richard Kelly) / S. Darko (2009, Chris Fisher)

Originally posted: September 6, 2013


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EPISODE 27

Arthur (1981, Steve Gordon) / Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1987, Bud Yorkin)

Originally posted: January 3, 2014


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EPISODE 28

The Fly (1986, David Cronenberg) / The Fly II (1989, Chris Walas)

Originally posted: February 7, 2014


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EPISODE 29

KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978, Gordon Hessler) / Detroit Rock City (1999, Adam Rifkin

Originally posted: April 8, 2014


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EPISODE 30

An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997, Arthur Hiller)

Originally posted: May 5, 2014

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