Archives for Best of the Best

Episode 95: T.N.T. (1997)

ACTION! Did I get your attention? Well, on the latest episode of ERITFM, we’re all about the ACTION! And what better way to communicate our love for explosions than featuring a film starring 90s DTV action mainstay Olivier Gruner battling members of a mercenary group hired to HUNT HIM DOWN by a bespectacled AND bearded Eric Roberts?! None, I would say. Thankfully, we have Brian Saur (from the Rupert Pupkin Speaks blog, and co-host of the Just The Discs and Pure Cinema podcasts) to guide us through all the mayhem. We also continue to put Verizon ON BLAST, do a
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Episode 18: Blood Red (1989) & Best of the Best II (1993) (/w Liam O’Donnell)

GET READY FOR THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE! NO GUTS, NO GLORY on episode 18 of ERIC ROBERTS IS THE MAN as we tear into two carefully chosen Eric Roberts masterpieces. First is the only film featuring Eric and Julia Roberts acting together – as well as Elias Koteas, Michael Madsen and Dennis Hopper’s horrific Irish accent! It’s 1989’s BLOOD RED and it *sucks*! Thankfully, that’s balanced by the glory of Wayne Newton, underground fighting, and a gigantic German man named Brakus! It’s BEST OF THE BEST II, and while it’s missing Eric Roberts’ glorious hair from the first, it adds a
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Episode 3: Best of the Best (1989) & Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End (2013)

Welcome to Episode 3 of Eric Roberts is the Man! This time around we’re taking a look at the taekwondo action classic BEST OF THE BEST starring James Earl Jones’ voice, the late (pudgy) Chris Penn, Sally Kirkland for some reason and Eric Roberts’ hair. Lots of people get kicked while great/terrible synthy rock music plays. It’s hard to beat. We follow that up with Christ-tastic faith film REVELATION ROAD: THE BEGINNING OF THE END which is sort of THE BOURNE IDENTITY meets A THIEF IN THE NIGHT except not nearly as interesting as that would imply. Our man ER
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