Episode 23: Robocop: I Fucking Love That Guy!

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You know the key to success? Staying out of trouble. So why not stay safe indoors and indulge your dark temptations with this most dangerous episode of Still Interested? Ben and Jackson run the gauntlet of Paul Verhoeven's Robocop (1987), doing their best to dodge all manner of things from the movie, such as gratuitous ultraviolence, the smelling habits of Kurtwood Smith, and the life and times of Paul McCrane.

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Episode 22: This Is Alan Parrish's House, I'm Just Living In It, with Nuala Chapple!

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Did you know that this podcast used to be a boardgame? We evolved when Steve Jobs announced the arrival of the iPod in 2004. Which is a nice segue into Jake Kasdan's  Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017). Series regular Nuala Chapple is back, and steering Ben and Jackson into all manner of wacky and zany topics, such as screenwriting tropes, the Adult Swim epic, Too Many Cooks, and writing Jack Black/Nick Jonas fanfiction.  

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Episode 21: It's The Law Of The Jungle, Sarah!

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It's a STAMPEDE... of jokes, brought to you by two boys sitting down and watching Joe Johnston's 1995 motion picture: Jumanji. With the memory of Robin Williams comforting them, Ben and Jackson tackle the big topics, such as compulsive lying, ageing special effects and the monarchy within feudalistic New England. Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode 20: Shaken Not Stirred, Part 1

Cue the music, knock back a couple of martinis or a magic potion, and settle in for the long haul, as we take our first sip of the James Bond movie franchise, starting with the original, Dr. No (1962), directed by Terrence Young. Topics of discussion include alligator wrestling, playing thirty characters in a movie, and the comic stylings of Mr Andy Samberg. Check our style out!

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Episode 19: All I Want To Do Is Go To Sleep But If I Do He's Gonna Kill Me Like Dean, with Tim Lorian!

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Hush little baby, don't say a word and never mind that noise you heard. It's just Samuel Bayer's remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) under your bed. In your closet, in your head! In particular the head of Tim Lorian, as he sits down with Ben and Jackson to talk about Miranda rights, personal revelations about goo, and how to lose Tony Hawk's sponsorship in 10 days. Check our style out!

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Episode 18: Mysteries... Incredible Body Hocus Pocus

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1, 2, the janitor formerly known as Fred Kruger is coming for you.... and all of us, as Ben and Jackson tuck into Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). Give those unnaturally long arms a stretch and kick back as we discuss all manner of things, from authentic and delicious recipes for fake blood, to the cinematic career of Paul Grenier, and the invention of time itself. Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode 17: Where Are My Girls? My Beautiful Girls?! with Grace Chapple

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Behold the cinematic brilliance of Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh, as he gently carries us back to the world of Cinderella. Curio co-host, producer and all round fan girl Grace Chapple joins Ben and Jackson as they discuss reptilian overlords, not crying over spilt milk and the little tights that could. Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode 16: The Kingdom Of Romance

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Hide your mice, hide your horse, and hide your pumpkins too, because we're back with Disney's classic Cinderella (1950), and things are happening. Why not get a little cosy with Ben and Jackson as they whisper sweet nothings about late capitalism, Wayne's World and the unsung heroes of nobility. Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode 15: Apes Of Wrath, with Bec Cole!

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Try as we might, we can't seem to get of this damn godforsaken rock. This time it's intelligently designed by director Rupert Wyatt and titled Rise of The Planet of the Apes (2011). Why not pull up a seat and consider the dark legacy of humanity while trying to figure out why drug-induced hominids have such an aversion to glass. We also chat with Bec Cole about her sharing an obsession for Chips Ahoy with Draco Malfoy. Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode 14: Never Send A Monkey To Do A Man's Job, with Harry Goodlet!

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Ben and Jackson welcome guest Harry Goodlet to the show, and subsequently get their dirty human hands stuck into Tim Burton's 2001 sense-defying remake of Planet of the Apes, starring Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch! Behold the grand illusion of time travel, the interchangeability of Boston born actors and the temptation of inter-species romance. This episode gets a little spicy.

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

XMas Special: A Gravy Day Miracle! With Kirsten Flint

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Ho ho ho, I don't know what our plan for this episode was, but it ended up being a lot of fun! Sit down with Ben, Jackson and returning guest Kirsten Flint as we pitch christmas movie remakes, make up some delicious nog, and get lost in the Shondaverse. Check our style out!

Egg Nog recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/eggnog-recipe2-2013745

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Our intro music is X-mas Carol by Jahzzar, and our outro music is Christmas Time, I Love You, by Simon Panrucker
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/Sele/Xmas_Carol
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Simon_Panrucker/Happy_Christmas_You_Guys/06_Christmas_Time_I_Love_You
Licensed under Creative Commons:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 13: I Love You, Dr. Zaius!

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Welcome to the madhouse that is Franklin J Schaffner's 1968 film, Planet of the Apes! Come, bear witness to the shirtless charisma that is a mostly naked Charlton Heston. Ben and Jackson also talk about classic Simpson's episodes, elaborate mating dances and what to do when you encounter an alien. Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode 12: Why Is Everything Here Completely Pointless? with Natasha Cobby

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Take a seat as we hop into that beautiful glass elevator in the sky and press the button for Tim Burton's 2005 remake of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory! We get a little off track this episode, so give us a listen if you're in the mood for submersible seahorses, high school adaptations of penny dreadfuls, and a completely inaccurate retelling of Peter Berg's Hancock. Also, Game of Thrones' spoilers, because you know how we do.

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode 11: Separate The Sorrow And Collect Up All The Cream

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Come with me, and you'll be in a world of Roald Dahl's imagination. Or Mel Stuart's imagination, as he's the director of the subject of this episode, the 1971 film version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory! Strap yourselves in as Ben and Jackson go on their most musical adventure yet! Featuring weaponised candy, child murder and potentially the laziest grandparents who ever lived. Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode Ten: It's Ren! He's Here! With Nuala Chapple

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We're teaming up with Nuala Chapple this episode, as the three of us collectively cut loose in the backwater town of Bomont, for Craig Brewer's 2011 remake of Footloose! Does this (self-confirmed Footloose fanatic) director have what it takes to weave together a complex character drama and high stakes dance sequences? Is Tractor Chicken still a fad for teens? Can you really dance out your emotions for three straight hours? Listen and find out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode Nine: This Is Our Time To Dance

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Come find the groove with us as we take a trip down to Bomont, for a hot slice of Footloose (1984), directed by Herbert Ross. Strap yourselves in as Ben and Jackson discuss primary school hymns, the popularity of foot fetishes and some really excellent Austin Powers humour.

 
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If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode Eight: Hitting the Start Button on the Whoop-ass Machine with Barney Pollock!

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We're back in Camp Crystal Lake... or technically a sweet party mansion nearby, as Ben and Jackson are joined by Barney Pollock to tackle Marcus Nispel's 2009 remake of Friday the 13th! Take a seat and get comfy as we discover how to kick back and relax like a rich person, get high with a supernatural serial killer, and watch Michael Bay hunt down those who have wronged him.
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If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode Seven: Babes in the Woods

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Come to Camp Blood with Ben and Jackson as they endure a "24 hour nightmare of terror" in Sean S Cunningham's Friday the 13th (1980). Collected spooks include in depth discussions of sexual hygiene, superhero origin stories and a dark mystery about the true nature of a being they call Helen.  Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode Six: Slip In, Slip Out, Just Like We Always Do! With Tim Gauntlett

Welcome to the same world of poorly thought out remakes. Ben and Jackson are joined by their dear friend Tim Gauntlett, as they uncover the cursed tome that is Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy (2017).  Give us a spin and hear all about the choice between absolute power and morality, Tom Cruise's personal fountain of youth and the impacts of aeronautical disasters on the human form.  Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!

Episode Five: This Just Keeps Getting Better and Better!

Death is only the beginning, as Ben and Jackson delve into the spooky and thrilling world of Stephen Sommers' 1999 remake of The Mummy. Hop back in as we talk about white people ignoring ancient curses, the action movie credentials of Brendan Fraser, and uncover some dark secrets about Ben and Jackson that could lead to the end of this podcast and, possibly, the world. Check our style out!

If you have an idea for a rebooted franchise you'd like us to do next, hit us up on facebook or twitter @SIcurioshow and @curionetwork, or at curionetwork.com. If you like the episode share it with a friend and leave us a review, we'll love you for it!