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Weird Science with David Obuchowski

Reels & Wheels

Release Date: 11/29/2018

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Sid and James are joined once again by Remi Treuer to talk about the 1953 thriller, The Wages of Fear!

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Jason Torchinsky of Jalopnik joins Sid and James to talk about 1986's Gung Ho!

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Convoy is a film that is strangely relevant today and the story of its production is very, very interesting.

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Sid and James tackle the bleakness of David Michod's The Rover.

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The 80's was all about exploiting our fear of the power of computers and Weird Science, another John Hughes classic, is a modern-day Frankenstein playing to our fear of keyboards, CRT monitors and phone modems.

High school nerds Gary and Wyatt use a computer to create the perfect girl (and Kelly LeBrock fits that part nicely), who provides them with not only the confidence and popularity they have dreamed of, but also a few really cool automobiles.

Joining us is David Obuchowski, Jalopnik writer and host of the Tempest Podcast, helping us take a look back and see how this movie holds up.

Does it hold up today? How strange was their choice of Ferraris? Any other 1980's kids remember the 928 as their introduction to what a Porsche is?

Follow James (@S2KJames) and Sid (@SidBridgeComedy) - subscribe to @ReelsandWheels and leave us some feedback! Find David's podcast on www.jalopnik.com and catch him on Twitter @DavidOfromNJ!