Feb. 20, 2019

Episode #227: "It's So Bad" | The Wizard (1989)

Episode #227: "It's So Bad" | The Wizard (1989)

I love the Power Glove. It's so bad. And when it comes to The Wizard, we'll leave it up to you to decide what camp you're in. Is this movie "bad" in the 80s sense of the word — like the Power Glove? Or is this one of those that you really only loved as a...

I love the Power Glove. It's so bad. And when it comes to The Wizard, we'll leave it up to you to decide what camp you're in. Is this movie "bad" in the 80s sense of the word — like the Power Glove? Or is this one of those that you really only loved as a kid but it doesn't quite hold the same level of fascination when you're older and video game competitions aren't quite as exciting? You decide. Then find out what we decided when we watched The Wizard!

Intro:

Intro [0:00]

News [2:32]

Bill & Ted 3, Blade reboot, Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers

This Week in '89 [16:02]

The Movie:

The Wizard info/trailer [18:34]

The Wizard discussion [22:27]

5 Questions [51:04]

Wrap-up [1:31:36]

The Trailer(s):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEbqd2QMkuw 

Games Master TV show from the UK:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pm1266IFqQ&list=PLa_XNUiwxkoFTKGloNYGUtua9WI9mSeak