The Flop House

The Flop House

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A comedy podcast examining the worst in recent film. With your hosts Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington.

Episodes

Ep. #126 - Max Steel  

We discuss a movie from last year that flopped so badly that Elliott refuses to believe it exists: Max Steel. Meanwhile Dan sings a Carmen Sandiego duet, Stuart gives his fish-based SNL audition, and Elliott texts a lot.

Wikipedia synopsis for Max Steel

Movies recommended in this episode:

The Neon Demon
The Devils
The Lobster

Ep. #225 - Max Magician and the Legend of the Rings  

Why is this movie not in Smalltember? Well, Stu said he wanted to watch Max Magician for his birthday, and we all said "fuck it." Meanwhile Dan doesn't know which corpse to punch, Elliott suggests an alternate course for Teen Wolf, and Stu has no pants.

NO WIKIPEDIA SYNOPSIS for this film. Does it EVEN EXIST?

Movies recommended in this episode:

Moonlight
The Edge of Seventeen
Lost Soul
My Night at Maud's

Ep. #224 - Zoolander 2  

 

We think this one broke Elliott, guys. We watched the only film Leonard Maltin walked out on: Zoolander 2. Meanwhile Dan totally nails a Mario impression, Stuart decides which Roger Rabbit weasel he is, and Elliott admits his fedora-wearing past.

Wikipedia synopsis for Zoolander 2

Movies recommended in this episode:

A Shot in the Dark
Postcards from the Edge
Love & Anarchy

Ep. #223 - The Last Witch Hunter  

We discuss The Last Witch Hunter. All other witch hunters presumably having been herded into the sea by the Red Bull. Meanwhile Meanwhile Elliott explains man-witches, Dan looks to an extreme James Bond to save a wounded nation, and Stuart is obsessed with billiards.

Wikipedia synopsis for The Last Witch Hunter

Movies recommended in this episode:

Help
Session 9
I Married a Witch

Ep. #222 - Home Sweet Hell  

We have a homecoming to Katherine Heigl (a heiglcoming? no.) with a movie that truly no one remembered existed but Dan, Home Sweet Hell. Meanwhile Stuart gives us his SNL audition, Dan explains the secret origin of Georgian cuisine, and Elliott plays the game show that's sweeping the nation.

Wikipedia synopsis for Home Sweet Hell

Movies recommended in this episode:

Pennies from Heaven
Manchester by the Sea
Phantasm
Wishmaster

Ep. #221 - Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice  

This is a big one folks. Batman v. Superman v. The Flop House. Meanwhile Stuart makes it very clear this is not your daddy's anything, Dan does a dead-on Katherine Hepburn, and Elliott reveals how Nicholas Cage rents softcore pornography.

Wikipedia synopsis for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Movies recommended in this episode:

The Gate
Fanny and Alexander
Moonlight

Ep.#220 - The Trust  

Cagemas comes but once a year. Will Saint Nicholas Cage bring us something glorious or another lump of coal for our cinematic stockings? We discuss The Trust. Meanwhile, Stuart reveals his testicle-based library habits, Elliott explores Paul Verhoven's love for California Dreams, and Dan solos on the hot sax.

Wikipedia synopsis for The Trust

Movies recommended in this episode:

Hell or High Water
Elle
Outcast of the Islands

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Ep. #219 - Saving Christmas  

It's hard to overstate just how barely the Kirk Cameron "materialism-is-good" explainer Saving Christmas qualifies as a movie. Meanwhile, Stuart talks about his gogurt buying habits, Elliott dramatizes Frank Sinatra's sexual habits, and Dan is genuinely disturbed by this movie's theology.

Wikipedia synopsis for Saving Christmas

Movies recommended in this episode:

The Squid and the Whale
Arrival
Don't Breathe

If you would like to contribute to the Flop House Facebook charity drive for Planned Parenthood, GO HERE.

Flop House Christmas opening theme by John M. Davis and closing theme by Jon Biegen.

REMINDER: Alamo Brooklyn LIVE SHOW tickets go on sale MONDAY.

Ep. #218 - Nine Lives  

Kevin Spacey as a cat sounds just purrrrfect (TM) for the Flop House, so we watched Nine Lives. Meanwhile, Stuart tells of his adventures with Kirsten Dunst, Dan suggests a terrible new method of shooting porn, and Elliott tells an offensive phone book joke.

Wikipedia synopsis for Nine Lives

Movies recommended in this episode:

Waxwork II: Lost in Time
Losing Ground
Encounters at the End of the World

If you would like to contribute to the Flop House Facebook charity drive for Planned Parenthood, GO HERE.

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Ep. #217 - Independence Day: Resurgence  

Back to our non-Shocktober fare as we mourn election day with our Independence Day: Resurgence discussion. Meanwhile, Elliott gives the JD Power porn star awards, Stuart's weenus is protected, and Dan cannot leave President Sex Criminal alone.

Wikipedia synopsis for Independence Day: Resurgence

Movies recommended in this episode:

Doctor Strange
Dog Soldiers
No End
A Little Romance

Ep. #216 - The Gallows  

On this final SHOCKTOBER episode we discuss the noose-is-loose would-be chiller The Gallows. Meanwhile, Elliott somehow weasels his way out of doing a Muppet voice, Stuart reveals Dick Tracy's bias against the disabled, and Dan somehow doesn't let the movie's plotting make his head explode.

Wikipedia synopsis for The Gallows

Movies recommended in this episode:

The Handmaiden
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural

Ep. #215 - The Lazarus Effect  

Shocktober continues! On this episode we discuss the Flatliners-esque Lazarus Effect. More specific shownotes canceled on account of Dan's sick.

Wikipedia synopsis for The Lazarus Effect

Movies recommended in this episode:

Viy
Pet Sematary
The Shallows
Shin Godzilla

Ep.# 214 - Victor Frankenstein  

BOOOGENS! Shocktober begins with Victor Frankenstein, the movie that posits that maybe we don't actually wanna see the monster that much. Meanwhile, Elliott disrespects the death of several major pop artists, Stu brings up Jackie Chan again, and Dan says some weird things about ears and hot dogs.

Wikipedia synopsis for Victor Frankenstein.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Mr. Right
The Howling
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

Ep. #213 - Christian Mingle  

Smalltember/vember continues! On this episode we discuss the feature length ad for a dating website and for God, Christian Mingle. and Stuart explains how to find cartoon porn, Dan checks his website privilege, and Elliott "Weekend at Bernies"es someone very close to him.

Wikipedia synopsis for Christian Mingle.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Mustang
The Duke of Burgundy
Hard Target 2

Ep. #212 - No Depo$it  

Smalltember/vember begins with a movie none of us had heard of until a couple of Canadian listeners pressed a blu-ray into our hot little hands: No Deposit. Meanwhile Elliott reveals Ringo Starr's adventures in New Jersey, Stuart sends a giant child straight to the circus, and Dan delivers a line that should NOT be taken out of context.

NO WIKIPEDIA SYNOPSIS for No Deposit. So here's a page for Frank D'Angelo.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Demolition Man
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Pather Panchali

Ep. #211 - Godzilla (1998)  

At the request of charity contest winner Erik North, we discuss the classic (?) 1998 version of Godzilla. Meanwhile Dan tries to explain Dangerous Liaisons, Elliott surprises no one by reading a Godzilla-centered magazine, and Stuart gives you some advice about how to get milk.

Wikipedia synopsis for Godzilla.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Tickled
Hitchcock/Truffaut
Everybody Wants Some!
Harlan County U.S.A.

MAXFUN MEETUP at HINTERLANDS.

Ep.# 210 - Fantastic Four LIVE  

Kept in the Flop House Vaults until now, and released because we're on the road in D.C., it's the LIVE Fantastic Four show!

 

Visit STUART’S BAR, HINTERLANDS.

Ep. #209 - Pay the Ghost  

Zhubin Parang joins us for the fourth most magical time on the Flop House calandar: Cagemas in July! It's also time for the political conventions, so more extensive show notes are canceled while Dan jets off to Cleveland and Philly.

Ep.# 208 - Norm of the North  

We just can't stop punishing ourselves with bizarre kids' computer animated films. Will Norm of the North be another Guardian of the Highlands or Foodfight!? Meanwhile Stuart has strong feelings on Tyrion Lannister's political positions, Elliott mangles Sinatra, and Dan is far too distracted by his loud cat.

Wikipedia synopsis for Norm of the North.

Movies recommended in this episode

Shallow Grave
Lifeboat
Sleeping with Other People

Get tickets for our LIVE SHOW in D.C. in August!

Visit STUART’S BAR, HINTERLANDS.

Ep.#207 - The Boy  

Elliott is back from his brief sabbatical. Will the possible evil-doll-antics of The Boy make him regret it? Meanwhile Stuart makes people's days better with a choking hazard, Dan's bachelor lifestyle is depressing, and Elliott shares why he has the cleanest poop in town.

Wikipedia synopsis for The Boy.

Movies recommended in this episode

Mistress America
De Palma
The Face of Another
Fright Night

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