Movie of the Month

Every month one of us makes the rest of the crew watch a movie they’ve never seen before & we discuss it afterwards.


April 2023: Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)

Swampchat: Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) by The Swampflix Crew 4/14/23
Bonus Features: Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? by Brandon Ledet 4/26/23


February 2023: Peyton Place (1957)

Swampchat: Peyton Place (1957) by The Swampflix Crew 2/8/23
Bonus Features: Peyton Place (1957) by Brandon Ledet 2/22/23


Movie of the Year, 2022: Everything Everywhere All at Once

Swampflix’s Top 10 Films of 2022 by The Swampflix Crew 1/24/23
Read Alli’s list here.
Read Boomer’s list here.
Read Brandon’s list here.
Read Britnee’s list here.
See Hanna’s list here.
Hear James’s list here.


November 2022: A New Leaf (1971)

Swampchat: A New Leaf (1971) by The Swampflix Crew 11/9/22
Bonus Features: A New Leaf (1972) by Brandon Ledet 11/28/22


October 2022: Stepmonster (1993)

Lagniappe: Stepmonster (1993) by The Swampflix Crew 10/4/22
Bonus Features: Stepmonster (1993) by Brandon Ledet 10/18/22


September 2022: All Cheerleaders Die (2013)

Swampchat: All Cheerleaders Die (2013) by The Swampflix Crew 9/8/22
Bonus Features: All Cheerleaders Die (2013) by Brandon Ledet 9/22/22


August 2022: White of the Eye (1987)

Swampchat: White of the Eye (1987) by The Swampflix Crew 8/3/22
Bonus Features: White of the Eye (1987) by Brandon Ledet 8/22/22

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June 2022: Embrace of the Serpent (2015)

Swampchat: Embrace of the Serpent (2015) by The Swampflix Crew 6/17/22
Bonus Features: Embrace of the Serpent (2015) by Brandon Ledet 6/27/22


May 2022: The Music Lovers (1971)

Swampchat: The Music Lovers (1971) by The Swampflix Crew 5/16/22
Bonus Features: The Music Lovers (1971) by Brandon Ledet 5/23/22


April 2022: Oliver! (1968)

Swampchat: Oliver! (1968) by The Swampflix Crew 4/18/22
Bonus Features: Oliver! (1968) by Brandon Ledet 4/28/22


March 2022: Tatie Danielle (1990)

Swampchat: Tatie Danielle (1990) by The Swampflix Crew 3/14/22
Bonus Features: Tatie Danielle (1990) by Brandon Ledet 3/20/22


Febraury 2022: I Declare War (2012)

Swampchat: I Declare War (2012) by The Swampflix Crew 2/11/22
Bonus Features: I Declare War (2012) by Brandon Ledet 2/22/22


Movie of the Year, 2021: Titane

Swampflix’s Top 10 Films of 2021 by The Swampflix Crew 1/27/22
Read Alli’s picks here.
Read Boomer’s picks here.
Read Brandon’s picks here.
Read Britnee’s picks here.
Read CC’s picks here.
See Hanna’s picks here.
Hear James’s picks here.


December 2021: Lifeforce (1985)

Swampchat: Lifeforce (1985) by The Swampflix Crew 12/17/21
Bonus Features: Lifeforce (1985) by Brandon Ledet 12/24/21


November 2021: Lisa and the Devil (1973)

Swampchat: Lisa and the Devil (1973) by The Swampflix Crew 11/5/21
Bonus Features: Lisa and the Devil (1973) by Brandon Ledet 11/19/21


September 2021: Hello Again (1987)

Swampchat: Hello Again (1987) by The Swampflix Crew 9/13/21
Bonus Features: Hello Again (1987) by Brandon Ledet 9/23/21


August 2021: Sneakers (1992)

Swampchat: Sneakers (1992) by The Swampflix Crew 8/3/21
Bonus Features: Sneakers (1992) by Brandon Ledet 8/19/21


July 2021: Starstruck (1982)

Swampchat: Starstruck (1982) by The Swampflix Crew 7/7/21
Bonus Features: Starstruck (1982) by Brandon Ledet 7/21/21


Swampchat: Chicken People (2016) by The Swampflix Crew 6/2/21
Bonus Features: Chicken People (2016) by Brandon Ledet 6/16/21


May 2021: Trouble in Mind (1985)

Swampchat: Trouble in Mind (1985) by The Swampflix Crew 5/3/21
Bonus Features: Trouble in Mind (1985) by Brandon Ledet 5/17/21


April 2021: London Road (2015)

Swampchat: London Road (2015) by The Swampflix Crew 4/5/21
Bonus Features: London Road (2015) by Brandon Ledet 4/20/21

March 2021: Home of the Brave (1986)

Swampchat: Home of the Brave (1986) by The Swampflix Crew 3/4/21
Bonus Features: Home of the Brave (1986) by Brandon Ledet 3/16/21

February 2021: The Match Factory Girl (1990)

Swampchat: The Match Factory Girl (1990) by The Swampflix Crew 2/1/21
Bonus Features: The Match Factory Girl (1990) by Brandon Ledet 2/20/21

Movie of the Year, 2020: Deerskin 

Swampflix’s Top 10 Films of 2020 by The Swampflix Crew 1/25/21
Read Boomer’s picks here.
Read Brandon’s picks here.
Read Britnee’s picks here.
Read CC’s picks here.
See Hanna’s picks here.
Hear James’s picks here.

December 2020: Salome’s Last Dance (1988)

Swampchat: Salome’s Last Dance (1988) by The Swampflix Crew 12/3/20
Bonus Features: Salome’s Last Dance (1988) by Brandon Ledet 12/14/20

November 2020: Passion Fish (1992)

Swampchat: Passion Fish (1992) by The Swampflix Crew 11/3/20
Bonus Features: Passion Fish (1992) by Brandon Ledet 11/19/20

October 2020: Monster Brawl (2011)

Swampchat: Monster Brawl (2011) by The Swampflix Crew 10/1/20
Bonus Features: Monster Brawl (2011) by Brandon Ledet 10/15/20

September 2020: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

Swampchat: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) by The Swampflix Crew 9/3/20
Episode #116 of The Swampflix Podcast: All About Almodóvar by Brandon Ledet & Hanna Räsänen 9/4/20
Bogart on the Verge by Brandon Ledet 9/29/20

August 2020: 3 Women (1977)

Swampchat: 3 Women (1977) by The Swampflix Crew 8/3/20
Bonus Features: 3 Women (1977) by Brandon Ledet 8/13/20

July 2020: Marjoe (1972)

Swampchat: Marjoe (1972) by The Swampflix Crew 7/6/20
Bonus Features: Marjoe (1972) by Brandon Ledet 7/23/20

June 2020: Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)

Swampchat: Funeral Parade of Roses (1969) by The Swampflix Crew 6/2/20
Bonus Features: Funeral Parade of Roses (1969) by Brandon Ledet 6/24/20

May 2020: Playtime (1967)

Swampchat: Playtime (1967) by The Swampflix Crew 5/4/20
Bonus Features: Playtime (1967) by Brandon Ledet 5/15/20

April 2020: Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Swampchat: Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) by The Swampflix Crew 4/10/20
Bonus Features: Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) by Brandon Ledet 4/22/20

March 2020: True Stories (1986)

Swampchat: True Stories (1986) by The Swampflix Crew 3/6/20
Bonus Features: True Stories (1986) by Brandon Ledet 3/23/20

Movie of the Decade, 2010s: Mandy (2018)

Swampflix’s Top 10 Films of the 2010s by The Swampflix Crew 2/28/20
Read Boomer’s picks here.
Read Brandon’s picks here.
Read Britnee’s picks here.
See Hanna’s picks here.
Hear James’s picks here.

Movie of the Year, 2019: Midsommar

Swampflix’s Top 10 Films of 2019 by The Swampflix Crew 1/31/20
Read Boomer’s picks here.
Read Brandon’s picks here.
Read Britnee’s picks here.
Read CC’s picks here.
See Hanna’s picks here.
Hear James’s picks here.

December 2019: Strange Days (1995)

Swampchat: Strange Days (1995) by The Swampflix Crew 12/3/19
Kathryn Bigelow and the Few Bad Apples by Brandon Ledet 12/15/19
Kathryn Bigelow and the Tough-as-Nails Heroine by Brandon Ledet 12/22/19
Kathryn Bigelow and the Loveable Scumbag by Brandon Ledet 12/28/19

November 2019: Rare Exports (2010)

Swampchat: Rare Exports (2010) by The Swampflix Crew 11/4/19
Baby’s First The Thing by Brandon Ledet 11/16/19
Joulupukki’s Little Helpers by Brandon Ledet 11/22/19
Fan Art: Season’s Greetings from Joulupukki by Hanna Räsänen 11/29/19

October 2019: Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)

Swampchat: Who Can Kill a Child? (1976) by The Swampflix Crew 10/2/19
Ancestors of the Corn by Brandon Ledet 10/14/19
Island of the Damned by Brandon Ledet 10/8/19
Who Can Kill a Child? Nic Cage, That’s Who by Brandon Ledet 10/23/19

September 2019: Blood & Donuts (1995)

Swampchat: Blood & Donuts (1995) by The Swampflix Crew 9/4/19
Money, Sex, Love, Christmas, Blood, and Donuts by Brandon Ledet 9/9/19
Donut Shop Horror by Brandon Ledet 9/18/19
Meeting Nash The Slash at the Vampire-Infested Donut Shop by Brandon Ledet 9/30/19

August 2019: Smithereens (1982)

Swampchat: Smithereens (1982) by The Swampflix Crew 8/5/19
From the Suburbs to Smithereens by Brandon Ledet 8/11/19
Desperately Seeking Wren by Brandon Ledet 8/19/19
Punk and the City by Brandon Ledet 8/27/19

July 2019: Ginger & Cinnamon (2003)

Swampchat: Ginger & Cinnamon (2003) by The Swampflix Crew 7/1/19
Mamma Mina!: A Crash Course in Musicarelli by Brandon Ledet 7/15/19
How a Japanese Anime Theme Song Found Way into an Italian Romcom Set in Greece by Brandon Ledet 7/24/19
Tourism & Cinema on the Island of Ios by Brandon Ledet 7/29/19

June 2019: Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)

Swampchat: Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970) by The Swampflix Crew 6/3/19
Puzzle of a Downfall Demon by Brandon Ledet 6/14/19
Jerry Schatzberg’s Early Career in Fashion, Heroin, and Telling the Truth by Brandon Ledet 6/19/19
When Faye Dunaway Fought Couture by Brandon Ledet 6/25/19

May 2019: Belizaire the Cajun (1986)

Swampchat: Belizaire the Cajun (1986) by The Swampflix Crew 5/1/19
Finding Belizaire in the Modern Cajun by Brandon Ledet 5/14/19
Glen Pitre vs. Hurricane Katrina by Brandon Ledet 5/20/19
Belizaire vs. Big Oil by Brandon Ledet 5/30/19

April 2019: Local Legends (2013)

Swampchat: Local Legends (2013) by The Swampflix Crew 4/3/19
Spreading Motern Awareness at the Final NOCAZ by Brandon Ledet 4/5/19
Episode #80 of The Swampflix Podcast: The Best of Matt Farley & Not of this Earth (1988) by Britnee Lombas & Britnee Lombas 4/19/19
I Lived It: Matt Farley Wrote a Song About Me by Brandon Ledet 4/23/19

March 2019: Love Me If You Dare (2003)

Swampchat: Love Me If You Dare (2003) by The Swampflix Crew 3/8/19
Heavenly Tweetures by Brandon Ledet 3/16/19
Romantic Pranks in Parisian Twee by Brandon Ledet 3/21/19
Obsession, Whimsy, and Mayhem in the Early Aughts Romance by Brandon Ledet 3/29/19

February 2019: An Unmarried Woman (1978)

Swampchat: An Unmarried Woman (1978) by The Swampflix Crew 2/4/19
Dr. Penelope Russianoff: The Secret Auteur of An Unmarried Woman (1978) by Brandon Ledet 2/13/19
Paul & Jill & Therapy & Divorce by Brandon Ledet 2/19/19
Divorcing Paul Mazursky by Brandon Ledet 2/26/19

Movie of the Year, 2018: Annihilation

Swampflix’s Top Films of 2018 by The Swampflix Crew 1/23/19
Read Boomer’s picks here.
Read Brandon’s picks here & here.
Read Britnee’s picks here.
Read CC’s picks here.
Hear James’s picks here.

December 2018: Cloak & Dagger (1984)

Swampchat: Cloak & Dagger (1984) by The Swampflix Crew 12/3/18
R.P.G.: R.I.P. by Brandon Ledet 12/13/18
The Time Henry Thomas Buried Atari, Then Dug It Back Out by Brandon Ledet 12/18/18
Dabney Coleman  vs. Video Games by Brandon Ledet 12/24/18

November 2018: Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)

Swampchat: Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010) by The Swampflix Crew 11/2/18
Beyond the Black Anthill by Brandon Ledet 11/12/18
Beyond the Dark Star, Before the Black Rainbow by Brandon Ledet 11/23/18
Panos Cosmatos’s Overlooked Emotional Hellscapes by Brandon Ledet 11/30/18

October 2018: The Pit (1981)

Swampchat: The Pit (1981) w/ The Swampflix Crew 10/2/18
Tra-la-logs vs. Hoonies: Finding Gooby in The Pit by Brandon Ledet 10/23/18
When The Pit Got Bigger, So Did Its Scares by Brandon Ledet 10/19/18
The Time(s) When Matt Farley Fell in The Pit by Brandon Ledet 10/29/18

September 2018: Live Freaky! Die Freaky! (2006)

Swampchat: Live Freaky! Die Freaky! (2006) by The Swampflix Crew 9/4/18
Serial Killers, Mall Punks, and American Idiots: The Feature Films of John Roecker by Brandon Ledet 9/11/18
Empathy & Politics in Shock Value Puppetry by Brandon Ledet 9/25/18
Too Late or Too Soon? The Subtle Art of the Well-Timed Charles Manson Joke by Brandon Ledet 9/19/18

August 2018: The Honeymoon Killers (1970)

Swampchat: The Honeymoon Killers (1970) by The Swampflix Crew 8/1/18
Scorsese’s Search for His Own Bonnie & Clyde by Brandon Ledet 8/15/18
Lonely Hearts Killers vs. Blasphemous Hollywood Phonies by Brandon Ledet 8/25/18
John Waters’s Honeymoon Killers by Brandon Ledet 8/29/18

July 2018: Born in Flames (1983)

Swampchat: Born in Flames (1983) by The Swampflix Crew 7/2/18
Blank City (2010) and Lizzie Borden’s Place in No Wave Cinema by Brandon Ledet 7/10/18
Sex Work and Lizzie Borden by Brandon Ledet 7/17/18
The Red Krayola’s Anthemic Repetition in Born in Flames (1983) by Brandon Ledet 7/24/18

June 2018: Gates of Heaven (1978)

Movie of the Month: Gates of Heaven (1978) by The Swampflix Crew 6/4/18
Werner Herzog, Gates of Heaven (1978), and the Artistic Value of the Side Show Publicity Stunt by Brandon Ledet 6/11/18
Best in Show (2000)’s Comedic Perversion of Gates of Heaven (1978) by Brandon Ledet 6/18/18
Errol Morris vs Small Town Eccentrics by Brandon Ledet 6/25/18

May 2018: Batman- Under the Red Hood (2010)

Swampchat: Batman – Under the Red Hood (2010) by The Swampflix Crew 5/1/18
Bruce Greenwood is (One of Many) Batman(s) by Brandon Ledet 5/9/18
Neil Patrick Harris, Superhero Sidekick by Brandon Ledet 5/17/18
The Phantasm’s Looming Shadow Over All Animated Batmen by Brandon Ledet 5/30/18

April 2018: Magic in the Mirror (1996)

Swampchat: Magic in the Mirror (1996)
by The Swampflix Crew 4/2/18
The Fowl Stench of Magic in the Mirror: Fowl Play (1996) by Brandon Ledet 4/9/18
Magic in the Mirror (1996), Prehysteria! (1993), and the Half-Hearted Spectacle of the Moonbeam Fantasy Picture by Brandon Ledet 4/16/18
Moonbeam’s Childhood Terrors: The Secret Kingdom (1998) & Magic in the Mirror (1996) by Brandon Ledet 4/23/18

March 2018: Suicide Club (2002)

Swampchat: Suicide Club (2002) by The Swampflix Crew 3/1/18
Ethereal Technophobic Horrors of the Early 2000s: Suicide Club (2002) & FearDotCom (2002) by Brandon Ledet 3/15/18
The Esoteric Suicide-Epidemic Media of Bridgend (2016) & Suicide Club (2002) by Mark “Boomer” Redmond 3/20/18
Ringu (1998), Suicide Club (2002), and the Horrors of the Technological Myth by Brandon Ledet 3/28/18

February 2018: Hard Boiled (1992)

Movie of the Month: Hard Boiled (1992) by The Swampflix Crew 2/1/18
John Woo Goes Hard, Goes American by Brandon Ledet 1/9/18
Shoot ‘Em Up (2007) and the Value of John Woo’s Sincerity by Brandon Ledet 2/15/18
The Emergence of John Woo’s Muse in A Better Tomorrow (1986) by Brandon Ledet 2/22/18

Movie of the Year, 2017: Get Out

Swampflix’s Top Films of 2017 by The Swampflix Crew 1/19/18
Read Alli’s picks here.
Read Boomer’s picks here.
Read Brandon’s picks here & here.
Read Britnee’s picks here.
Hear James’s picks here.

December 2017: Wings of Fame (1990)

Swampchat: Wings of Fame (1990) by The Swampflix Crew 12/1/17
Wings of Fame (1990), Harmony Korine, and the Virtue of Restraint by Brandon Ledet 12/14/17
Colin Firth, Peter O’Toole, Romantic Competition, and the Immortal Bard by Brandon Ledet 12/18/17
The Fame-Economy Afterworlds of Wings of Fame (1990) & The Congress (2014) by Brandon Ledet 12/26/17

November 2017: Hearts of Fire (1987)

Swampchat: Hearts of Fire (1987) by The Swampflix Crew 11/1/17
Bob Dylan’s Indifference towards Hearts of Fire (1987), The Press, and Life in General by Brandon Ledet 11/15/17
Who is Fiona? by Britnee Lombas 11/24/17
Episode #44 of The Swampflix Podcast: Timmy “Sexy Sax Man” Cappello & Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (1982) by Brandon Ledet & Britnee Lombas 11/30/17

October 2017: Unfriended (2015)

Swampchat: Unfriended (2015) by The Swampflix Crew 10/2/17
Unfriended (2015), Friend Request (2017), and the Value of Committing to Your Gimmick by Brandon Ledet 10/16/17
What We’d Most Like to See from the Sequel to Unfriended (2015) by The Swampflix Crew 10/25/17
Afflicted (2014), Unfriended (2015), and the Future of Found Footage Horror by Brandon Ledet 10/30/17

September 2017: Schizopolis (1996)

Swampchat: Schizopolis (1996) by The Swampflix Crew 9/1/17
The Supernatural Romantic Tedium of Anomalisa (2015) & Schizopolis (1996) by Brandon Ledet 9/14/17
Schizopolis (1996) Brought Soderbergh Back to Home Base Only to Burn It to the Ground by Brandon Ledet 9/20/17
Schizopolis (1996) Goes Hollywood: Full Frontal (2002) by Brandon Ledet 9/25/17

August 2017: The Psychic (1977)

Swampchat: The Psychic (1977) by The Swampflix Crew 8/1/17
The Eyes of Virginia Ducci: The Psychic (1977) and Laura Mars (1978) by Mark “Boomer” Redmond 8/6/17
Fulci’s Clairvoyant Visions: The Psychic (1977) & A Lizard in a Woman’s Skin (1971) by Brandon Ledet 8/24/17
The Psychic (1977) Goes Southern Gothic in Raimi’s The Gift (2000) by Brandon Ledet 8/29/17

July 2017: Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

Swampchat: Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) by The Swampflix Crew 7/3/17
When Disney Got Cold Feet Over Getting Spooky: The Watcher in the Woods (1980) & Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) by Brandon Ledet 7/14/17
Ray Bradbury’s Return to Tormenting Suburban Children in The Halloween Tree (1993) by Brandon Ledet 7/19/17
Pam Grier’s Undervalued Career in Witchcraft & Voodoo by Brandon Ledet 7/27/17

June 2017: Cool as Ice (1991)

Swampchat: Cool as Ice (1991) by The Swampflix Crew 6/1/17
Cross-Promotion: Xanadu (1980) on the We Love to Watch Podcast by Brandon Ledet 6/3/17
Hip Teen Bravado & Total Disregard for Plot in Cool as Ice (1991) & The Wild One (1953) by Brandon Ledet 6/7/17
The Icy Road from Hip Hop to Nu Metal by Britnee Lombas 6/20/17

May 2017: Mikey and Nicky (1976)

Swampchat: Mikey and Nicky (1976) by The Swampflix Crew 5/1/17
Low Level Crime and New York City Grime in Mean Streets (1973) & Mikey and Nicky (1976) by Brandon Ledet 5/16/17
The Legitimacy of Paranoia in Mikey and Nicky (1976) & Mickey One (1965) by Brandon Ledet 5/23/17
Ishtar (1985), Mikey and Nicky (1976), and Elaine May’s Commercial Follies by Brandon Ledet 5/29/17

April 2017: Head Over Heels (2001)

Swampchat: Head Over Heels (2001) by The Swampflix Crew 4/3/17
The Battle of the 2001 Fashion Industry Parodies was a Race into the Darkness of the Human Soul by Brandon Ledet 4/12/17
Mark Waters, Rear Window (1954), and the Delicate Slyness of Hitchcock Humor by Brandon Ledet 4/17/17
The Sick, Sad Art of the Rear Window Romcom by Brandon Ledet 4/24/17

March 2017: What’s Up, Doc? (1972)

Swampchat: What’s Up, Doc? (1972) by The Swampflix Crew 3/1/17
Bringing Up Petey: Hawks’s Immeasurable Influence on Bogdanovich by Brandon Ledet 3/14/17
Bogdanovich’s Targets (1968) as the Inverse of What’s Up, Doc? (1972) by Mark “Boomer” Redmond 3/20/17
When Corman Taught Bogdanovich How to Mine the Past by Brandon Ledet 3/27/17


February 2017: Society (1992)

Swampchat: Society (1992) by The Swampflix Crew 2/1/17
Double Feature Disaster: Spontaneous Combustion (1990) & Society (1992) by Mark “Boomer” Redmond 2/9/17
Heidi Kozak: Undersung Scream Queen by Brandon Ledet 2/17/17
The Dentist (1996) and Brian Yuzna’s Search for His Very Own Horror Franchise by Brandon Ledet 2/23/17


Movie of the Year, 2016: The Witch

Swampflix’s Top Films of 2016 by The Swampflix Crew 1/9/17
Read Alli’s picks here.
Read Boomer’s picks here.
Read Brandon’s picks here & here.
Read Britnee’s picks here.
Hear the podcast crew’s picks here.


December 2016: Last Night (1999)

Movie of the Month: Last Night (1999) by The Swampflix Crew 12/1/16
Last Night (1999)’s Studio Comedy Equivalent in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) by Brandon Ledet 12/12/16
Armageddon (1998) Doesn’t Contrast the Small Scale Apocalypse Narrative of Last Night (1999), It Explodes It by Brandon Ledet 12/24/16
Cronenberg, Luxury Cars, and the End of the World by Brandon Ledet 12/31/16

November 2016: Paperhouse (1988)

Swampchat: Paperhouse (1988) by The Swampflix Crew 11/1/16
Paperhouse (1988) as a Warning Shot for the Atmospheric Horror of Candyman (1992) by Brandon Ledet 11/15/16
1988 Was a Scary Time to Be a Child with a VCR: Paperhouse & Lady in White by Brandon Ledet 11/21/16
Paperhouse (1988)’s Thunderous Echo in MirrorMask (2005) and the Assorted Works of Neil Gaiman by Brandon Ledet 11/29/16


October 2016: The Funhouse (1981)

Swampchat: The Funhouse (1981) by The Swampflix Crew 10/3/16
The Nightmare Carnival of The Funhouse (1981) Vs. the Goofy Cartoon Carnival of Ghoulies II (1988) by Brandon Ledet 10/10/16
The Funhouse (1981), Tourist Trap (1979), and Tobe Hooper’s Influence on the Unconventional Slasher by Brandon Ledet 10/21/16
The Funhouse (1981) as an Ideal, Forgotten Midpoint Between Tobe Hooper’s Texas Chainsaw Massacres (1974, 1986) by Brandon Ledet 10/28/16


September 2016: The Box (2009)

Swampchat: The Box (2009) by The Swampflix Crew 9/1/16
From Playboy Magazine to Cult Classic Contender: The Box (2009) as a Literary Adaptation by Brandon Ledet 9/16/16
An Evening with Richard Kelly: A Southland Tales (2007) Q&A by Mark “Boomer” Redmond 9/19/16
Episode #14 of The Swampflix Podcast: Trash Humpers (2010) & The Films of Richard Kelly by Bill Arceneaux & Brandon Ledet 9/28/16


August 2016: Black Moon (1975)

Swampchat: Black Moon (1975) by The Swampflix Crew 8/1/16
The Reverence & Irreverence for Unicorns in Black Moon (1975) & Legend (1985) by Brandon Ledet 8/18/16
Black Moon (1975) was the Most Honest Surrealist Take on Lewis Carroll’s Alice . . . Until Alice (1988) by Brandon Ledet 8/25/16
Louis Malle’s Unsettling Takes on Pubescent Femininity in Black Moon (1975) & Pretty Baby (1978) by Brandon Ledet 8/29/16


July 2016: Citizen Ruth (1996)

Swampchat: Citizen Ruth (1996) by The Swampflix Crew 7/1/16
Citizen Ruth (1996), Obvious Child (2014), and the Trajectory of the Modern Abortion Comedy by Brandon Ledet 7/14/16
The Strangely Imperfect Trinity of Top-Billed Laura Dern Performances by Brandon Ledet 7/20/16
Citizen Ruth (1996), Election (1999), and the Erosion of the Female POV in Alexander Payne’s Filmography by Brandon Ledet 7/30/16


June 2016: Alligator (1980)

Swampchat: Alligator (1980) by The Swampflix Crew 6/1/16
Artist Ramón Santiago’s Unlikely Influence on the Creature Feature Alligator (1980) by Brandon Ledet 6/9/16
Alligator (1980) and 5 Other Must-See, Sharkless Jaws (1975) Knockoffs by Brandon Ledet 6/20/16
Alligator II: The Mutation (1991) and the Direct-to-VHS Destruction of a Legacy by Brandon Ledet 6/29/16


May 2016: Girl Walk // All Day (2011)

Swampchat: Girl Walk // All Day (2011) by The Swampflix Crew 5/2/16
Girl Walk // All Day (2011) and Five Other Must-See Visual Albums by Brandon Ledet 5/11/16
Illegal Art: Miyazaki’s On Your Mark (1995) & Girl Walk // All Day (2011) by Mark “Boomer” Redmond 5/17/16
5 Other Albums I’d Love to See in the Style of Girl Walk // All Day (2011) by Britnee Lombas 5/26/16



April 2016: My Demon Lover (1987)

Swampchat: My Demon Lover (1987) by The Swampflix Crew 4/1/16
Why Wasn’t My Demon Lover (1987) Directed by Ate de Jong? by Brandon Ledet 4/16/16
Bedazzled (2000) as the Gender-Swapped My Demon Lover (1987) of My Nightmares by Brandon Ledet 4/20/16
Scott Valentine’s Other Over-Sexed Demon Feature: To Sleep with a Vampire (1993) by Brandon Ledet 4/26/16

March 2016: Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

Swampchat: Mrs. Winterbourne (1996) by The Swampflix Crew 3/1/16
9 Mildly Interesting Facts I Learned from the Mrs. Winterbourne (1996) Press Kit by Mark “Boomer” Redmond 3/8/16
One Plot Two Ways: No Man of Her Own (1950) and Mrs. Winterbourne (1996) by Erin Kinchen 3/14/16
¡Tango! & Mrs. Winterbourne (1996) by Erin Kinchen 3/24/16


February 2016: Big Business (1988)

Swampchat: Big Business (1988) by The Swampflix Crew 2/1/16
Big Business (1988)’s Old Hollywood Roots in Duck Soup (1933) by Brandon Ledet 2/10/16
If Released in Another Time, Big Business (1988) Could’ve Easily Been a ZAZ-Style Spoof of Old Hollywood Farces by Brandon Ledet 2/21/16
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990) is to John Hughes’ Oeurvre what Big Business (1988) is to Old Hollywood Comedies by Brandon Ledet 2/25/16


Movie of the Year, 2015: It Follows

Swampflix’s Top Films of 2015 by The Swampflix Crew 1/10/16
Read Boomer’s picks here.
Read Britnee’s picks here.
Read Brandon’s picks here & here.
Read Erin’s picks here.
Hear the podcast crew’s picks here.


December 2015: The Independent (2000)

Swampchat: The Independent (2000) by The Swampflix Crew 12/1/15
Morty Fineman’s Filmography as Listed at the End of The Independent (2000) by Brandon Ledet 12/16/15
Required Viewing for Fans of The Independent (2000): Corman’s World (2011) by Brandon Ledet 12/23/15
Forgotten Silver (1995): Peter Jackson’s Silent Film Precursor to The Independent (2000) by Brandon Ledet 12/29/15


November 2015: Class of 1999 (1989)

Swampchat: Class of 1999 (1989) by The Swampflix Crew 11/2/15
The Cheap, Diminished-Returns Depths of Class of 1999 II: The Substitute (1994) by Mark “Boomer” Redmond 11/15/15
Australia Had Its Own Class of 1999 (1989) in Future Schlock (1984) by Brandon Ledet 11/25/15
Before Mark Lester Gazed Into the Dismal Near-Future of Class of 1989 (1989), He Warned of the Much More Imminent Class of 1984 (1982) by Brandon Ledet 11/29/15

October 2015: Innocent Blood (1992)

Swampchat: Innocent Blood (1992) by The Swampflix Crew 10/1/15
A Snapshot of the Vampire-Crowded Box Office that Buried Innocent Blood (1992) by Brandon Ledet 10/13/15
The Spooky-Goofy World of John Landis’ Work in Horror by Brandon Ledet 10/22/15
The Vampire Mafia of Innocent Blood (1992) vs. The Zombie Mafia of Shrunken Heads (1994) by Brandon Ledet 10/31/15


September 2015: The Boyfriend School (1990)

Swampchat: The Boyfriend School (1990) by The Swampflix Crew 9/1/15
Unexpected Horror in the Romance Novelist Rom-Coms She-Devil (1989) & The Boyfriend School (1990) by Brandon Ledet 9/15/15
The Guttenberg School or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Gutte (in Just 5 Easy Steps) by Brandon Ledet 9/24/15
Emily Pear’s Top 5 Fashion Moments in The Boyfriend School (1990) by Britnee Lombas 9/29/15


August 2015: Babe 2 – Pig in the City (1998)

Swampchat: Babe 2 – Pig in the City (1998) by The Swampflix Crew 8/2/15
Babe 2: Pig in the City (1998) as a Key to Understanding George Miller’s Oeuvre as a Cohesive Whole by Brandon Ledet 8/10/15
The Subtle Terror of Babe 2: Pig in the City vs the Straightforward Terror of Pigs (1972) by Brandon Ledet 8/17/15
Babe is the Undisputed King of Cinematic Talking Pigs, but Who are the Pretenders to His Throne? by Brandon Ledet 8/24/15


July 2015: Highway to Hell (1991)

Swampchat: Highway to Hell (1991) by The Swampflix Crew 7/2/15
The Same Year Ate de Jong Directed the Would-Be Cult Classic Highway to Hell (1991), He Also Directed the Actual Cult Classic Drop Dead Fred (1991) by Brandon Ledet 7/13/15
Highway to Hell (1991): A Stiller Family Affair by Britnee Lombas 7/22/15
The Mystery Behind the Highway to Hell (1991) Soundtrack by Britnee Lombas 7/30/15


June 2015: Blow Out (1981)

Swampchat: Blow Out (1981) by The Swampflix Crew 6/1/15
Berberian Sound Studio’s (2013) Sound-Obsessed Roots in Blow Out (1981) by Brandon Ledet 6/18/15
Travolta’s Glorious Heights & Hopelessly Trashy Depths in Blow Out (1981) & Swordfish (2001) by Brandon Ledet 6/26/15
The Disparate Ground Covered by John Lithgow’s Collaborations with Brian De Palma by Brandon Ledet 6/29/15


May 2015: Crimes of Passion (1984)

Swampchat: Crimes of Passion (1984) by the Swampflix Crew 5/4/15
A Dozen Tawdry Sex Jokes from Crimes of Passion (1984) by Brandon Ledet 5/14/15
A Note on the Repetition of “It’s a Lovely Life” in Crimes of Passion (1984) by Brandon Ledet 5/21/15
The Threat of Masculine Entitlement in Crimes of Passion (1984) by Brandon Ledet 5/28/15


April 2015: Blood and Black Lace (1964)

Swampchat: Blood and Black Lace (1964) by the Swampflix Crew 4/1/15
Bava Goes Bollywood: Veerana (1988) by Brandon Ledet 4/13/15
Fan Art: Giallo Poetry by Brandon Ledet 4/20/15
A Commentary to Die For: Blood and Black Lace (1964) by Britnee Lombas 4/29/15


March 2015: The Seventh Seal (1957)

Swampchat: The Seventh Seal (1957) by The Swampflix Crew 3/2/15
Bergman’s Image of Death in The Seventh Seal (1957) and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991) by Brandon Ledet 3/11/15
Bergman vs. Corman: Death vs. The Red Death by Brandon Ledet 3/17/15
Ingmar Bergman & the Silence of God by Brandon Ledet 3/30/15


February 2015: The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

Swampchat: The Masque of the Red Death (1964) by The Swampflix Crew 2/2/15
The 1989 Battle of Dueling The Masque of the Red Death Adaptations by Brandon Ledet 2/12/15
The Masque of the Red Death (1964) on Mardi Gras Day by Brandon Ledet 2/17/15
The Other Vincent Price Masque: The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) by Brandon Ledet 2/23/15


Movie of the Year, 2014: Snowpiercer

Swampflix’s Top Films of 2014 by The Swampflix Crew 1/6/15
Read Britnee’s picks here.
Read James’ picks here.
Read Brandon’s picks here.

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