The Flop House

The Flop House is a bi-monthly audio podcast, devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film just before each episode, and then engage in an unscripted, slightly inebriated discussion, focusing on the movie's shortcomings and occasional delights.

The Great Switcheroo! Adventure Zone Flop House Takeover

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As part of the MaxFun Great Switcheroo, Justin, Travis, Griffin, and Merle McElroy of The Adventure Zone have taken on Leprechaun: Origins. Meanwhile, if you want to hear the Original Peaches (plus guest star Zhubin Parang) you can find them playing D&D over at The Adventure Zone!

The Flop House: Episode #188 - Unfriended

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It's the most magical time of the year! SHOCKTOBER! And this year we're kicking off with the millenials-on-a-computer-screen shocker "Unfriended." Meanwhile, Dan reads movie ad copy, Elliott talks Quidditch injuries, and Stuart reveals his poop fears.
Movies recommended in this episode:

The Visit
The Leopard Man
The Late Show

The Flop House: Episode #185 - Grace of Monaco

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Straight from Cannes to Lifetime (TM), it’s the Grace Kelly biopic Grace of Monaco. Meanwhile Elliott has a surprisingly deep well of Saved by the Bell knowledge, Dan speculates about Curly’s gold, and Stuart finds a new way to leave Dan out of things.

Movies recommended in this episode:
The Drop
Project Nim
Obvious Child

The Flop House: Episode #184 - Drive Hard

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Take two faded stars, put them in an Aussie C-picture, and encourage them to improvise wildly, and what do you get? The oddly compelling Drive Hard. Meanwhile Elliott improves various movies by adding a little vitamin C(age), Dan reveals what the H.P. in H.P. Lovecraft stands for, and Stuart almost gets Billy Joel lyrics right.

Movies recommended in this episode:

My Brilliant Career
Breaker Morant
The Dirty Dozen
The Interview (1998)

The Flop House: Episode #182 - Strange Magic

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Jordan Morris

In this episode, Jordan Morris of terrific MaxFun sister podcast Jordan, Jesse, Go! stops by to co-host while Elliott's in England, a move he immediately regretted when we watched Strange Magic. Meanwhile, Dan explains the proper way to drink beer, Stuart evinces his disdain for improv, and Jordan displays his surprisingly deep knowledge of Three Ninjas.

Movies recommended in this episode:

The Super Cops
The Overnight
Results

The Flop House: Episode #181 - Jupiter Ascending

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Will the guys who liked Speed Racer also enjoy the Wachowski sibling's most recent critical flop, Jupiter Ascending? Meanwhile Elliott debuts his new bumper sticker, Dan boringly digresses about The Three Investigators, and Stuart explains why, when incarcerating someone, you should really take their rocket boots.
Movies recommended in this episode:

Creep
Flash Gordon
Barbarella
The Visitor

The Flop House: Episode #179 - Mortdecai

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Hoo boy does Johnny Depp certainly have a mustache in Mortdcai! Meanwhile Dan reads copy off a beer for some reason, Elliott invites George Lucas to stop by, and Stuart recommends a surprising film.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Mad Max: Fury Road
Need for Speed
Stuart Wellington mystery recommendation

The Flop House: Episode #177 - Dracula Untold

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We've seen him 3D, but are we ready for Dracula: Untold? Meanwhile Stuart demonstrates his innovative mixology, and Elliot and Dan reveal the surprising Dracula-centric details of the Mad Men finale.
Movies recommended in this episode:

Donnie Brasco
Spring
Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary

The Flop House: Episode #176 - The Boy Next Door

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It’s the moment that the bad movie cognoscenti have been waiting for, as we discuss The Boy Next Door. Meanwhile, Stuart explains the “character” he plays, Dan becomes a proponent of the female gaze, and Elliott describes some of the lesser-known sexually explicit Disney cartoons of the 60’s.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Citizenfour
Faults
It Follows

The Flop House: Episode #175 - Winter's Tale

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We return to the "romantic fantasy" genre that served us so well (?) with Upside Down as we discuss the Colin Farrell vehicle, Winter's Tale. Meanwhile, Dan explains Aerosmith's magic powers, Elliott implores a horse to help him make his booty call, and Stuart wonders whether he was the one in Spaceballs.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Run All Night
It Follows
Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator