Schwarzenegger vs Farrell, Stone vs Beckinsale, Cox vs Cranston, a little mutant puppet man vs Bill Nighy– we stack the new 2012 version of Total Recall against a fresh viewing of the original 1990 film. Does the original hold up? Does the remake match or even exceed its predecessor? Why have they never made a version of Total Recall that doesn’t star a cast member of Breaking Bad? How badly do you feel for that guy Quaid uses as a human shield? What happened to Mars? Seriously, did someone making the new Total Recall just space out, fuck up, and forget that the movie is supposed to be about going to Mars? Ah, forget it, I’ll be in the car…
MUSIC: This week’s featured artist is Rival Boys
WARNING: the podcast contains strong language and immature subject matter, please be advised.
Also, if you haven’t seen any of Schwarzenegger’s commentary/oversimplified description on the Total Recall DVD— you haven’t lived.