Episode 85.5 – Disc 2 – Off The Shelf And On The Screen

Disc 2 episodes are bonus / supplement episodes of The Criterion Cast. Ryan Gallagher, James McCormick, Travis George, and Moises Chiullan chat about the weeks new releases on DVD and Blu-ray, as well as what they’ve been watching.  ‘Off the Shelf’ runs through the week’s new releases on DVD and Blu-ray, while ‘On The Screen’ is where they discuss what they’ve been watching over the past week.

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Our next episode they will highlight and discuss Criterion # 319 Akira Kurosawa’s 1960 film, The Bad Sleep Well.

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Show Notes:

Off The Shelf Films Discussed:

6/14 New Releases (links will take you to

Robot Wars / Crash And Burn (Shout Factory)

Kill The Irishman

Legend Of The Fist

Red Riding Hood

Hall Pass


Battle Los Angeles

On The Screen Films Discussed:

Moises Chiullan: The films that inspired Super 8 – Slumber Party Massacre, Scanners, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind,

James McCormick: The Almighty Thor, No Contest

Travis George: MANTIS, Thanos (general comic book discussion)

Ryan Gallagher: Solaris, Something Wild, Pale Flower, Challenge Of The Go-bots, Drive Angry

Ryan Gallagher

Ryan is the Editor-In-Chief / Founder of, and the host / co-founder / producer of the various podcasts here on the site. You can find his website at, follow him on Twitter (@RyanGallagher), or send him an email: [email protected].