Junkfood Cinema: Big Trouble in Little Podcast

Big Trouble in Little China

20th Century Fox

Continuing through our month-long series of sci-fi comedies, Cargill and I decide to take a few cues from good ol’ Jack Burton. So this week, we’re broadcasting from our own Porkchop Express and talking to anyone who’s listening about the triumphant weirdness of John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China. Now we aren’t saying we’ve been everywhere and seen every film, but we do know Big Trouble is a pretty amazing flick and a man would have to be some kind of fool to believe we’re all alone in that opinion.

If you’ve paid your dues, and if you were born ready, join us for an in-depth chat about one of the greatest genre-bending cinematic rides of all time. It may not shake the pillars of heaven, but you can bet your mullet it’ll be a whole lot of fun.


You should follow Brian (@Briguysalisbury), Cargill (@Massawyrm), and the show (@Junkfoodcinema).

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On This Week’s Show:

  • Pre-Ramble [0:00 – 2:40]
  • Getting Into Trouble [2:41 – 53:43]
  • Denouement [53:46 – 56:56]


Films Discussed:

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Big Trouble

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Brian Salisbury has been a film critic and internet gadfly for six years. He is the co-host of FSR's Junkfood Cinema podcast and the co-founder of OneOfUs.Net. Brian is a cult film and exploitation buff who loves everything from Charlie Chaplin to Charlie Bronson.

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