So Bad They’re Good Movies

Welcome to the Back Lot 605 Podcast! On this episode we are joined with Cory Jacobsen of Somewhat Random Movie Collection. Cory joins us to discuss a favorite topic of ours, movies that are so bad they’re good. We look at movies that transcend being a bad movie and evolve into a piece of endlessly re-watchable entertainment. We want to know what are some of your favorite so bad they’re good movies?

The Box Office

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw tops the box office, pulling in $60 million. This Fast & Furious spinoff opens as one of the lowest grossing in the franchise. The Lion King continues strong with a $38 million in it’s third weekend. Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood takes in $20 million over the weekend. To see a full breakdown of this weekends box office report check out Andy Erickson’s box office breakdown coming soon!

The News

From the director of The Witch, comes a dark homage to 1930’s cinema. The Lighthouse follows two lighthouse keepers isolated on a New England island. The Robert Eggers directed film stars Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. The Lighthouse hits theaters October 18.

The much anticipated Martin Scorsese directed Netflix film The Irishman drops it’s first official trailer. Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, and the returning Joe Pesci. The Irishman hits select theaters and Netflix later this fall.

Blumhouse Productions presents The Hunt. A group of strangers are being hunted down one by one by a mysterious purpose. The Hunt stars Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, and Glenn Howerton. The film hits theaters September 27.

So Bad They’re Good Movies

Do you have a certain movie that you love to show to your friends and just make fun of? Is it The Room, Troll 2, Showgirls? What about a movie that transcends the genre in which it was originally intended? Films like Freddy Got Fingered or A Nightmare on Elm Street 2. What are some of your favorite so bad they’re good movies?

The Shameless Plugs

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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