Dirty Sons of Pitches

The latest retrospective on the Mexican director who has redfined our thoughts on big-screen creepy crawlies. Guillermo del Toro is a man who likes things squishy and deals with plenty of horror and fantasy imagery. And so the "Dirty Sons of Pitches" discuss the man's career, their favorite and least favorite films of his, what they'd like to see him do next, as well as his involvement in the "Hobbit" trilogy.

Direct download: del_toro.mp3
Category:Director's Cut -- posted at: 7:50pm EDT
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The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are playing catch-up with podcasts for 2014, and so here's the latest one recorded back in early October. The guys talk about their entries into this year's MOFA 3 Weeks of Terror short film competition. Also included in this episode:

-Get ready for "Tag: The Movie"!

-Twin Peaks is coming back to obtusely confuse the masses for a new generation.

-Nate thinks "Gone Girl" is a great toxic date movie.

-Ben is impressed with how dark and intriguing "Maze Runner" comes out to be, even if it doesn't make much sense in the end.

-Ben loves "The Box Trolls" to the surprise of no one.

-This Week's Pitch -- Switched-at-Birth!

-Ben pitches a human riased by puppets and puppets raised by humans, a haunted house that raises a child, a young Boogeyman and apprentice, and a boy living inside a killer robot.

-Nate pitches a story of a child raised by the ghosts of his or her parents.

-This Week's Game -- Vanity Project

-In light of the news on more Twin Peaks coming to Showtime, Ben and Nate think of what they would like to have David Lynch bring to life.

Direct download: pitch_97.mp3
Category:Movies -- posted at: 7:25pm EDT
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We recorded these quite a while ago, but now they're available for you to listen. Relive the late September memories of theatrical releases and celebrity hacking news. In this episode you'll cover:

-More celebrity hacking means more boobs on the Internet, for once.

-Ben explains why he wants to write a meta Shining porn parody and why it would matter.

-Nate finds enough to enjoy "A Walk Amongs the Tombstones."

-Ben enlightens us about worthwhile direct-to-DVD animated films, the gems of the bargain bin.

-This Week's Pitch -- Hoaxes!

-Nate pitches a small town working together to maintain a cryptid hoax for tourism purposes.

-Ben pitches a team of hoax debunkers who are realy supernatural beings.

-This Week's Game -- Re-Cast It: Tusk Edition

-Ben and Nate have their minds go to some very dark places as they imagine different Hollywood actors and the physical transformations that would take place to turn them into horrifying animal hybrids. You will shudder listening to this.

Direct download: pitch_96.mp3
Category:Movies -- posted at: 6:49pm EDT
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