Plotaholics Podcast, Episode 52 – No Holds Barred

In this week’s episode of The Plotaholics Podcast, we want to say, we’re sorry. We’re truly, truly sorry for this week’s movie selection.

This is an instance where just because we COULD do a shitty movie, it doesn’t we should have done THIS shitty movie.

This week’s advertised content is 1989’s No Hold’s Barred, starring Terry “Hulk Hogan” Bollea as Rip Hunter–WWF World Heavyweight Champion–and his Herculean (?) struggle against the evil network executive Brell, who wants Rip to wrestle on his network. 

To punish Rip for spurning his advances, Brell develops his own brand of wrestling and turns its champion Zeus, played by Tom Lister (poor Deebo was pulled into this), loose on him. 

Misogyny and casual racism are put into the blender with some 80s cheese in this classic (nightmare) Hulk Hogan film!

How many shots does this film earn? Let’s just say…there were ‘no holds barred’ in our review!

Other topics of discussion on this week’s episode:

  • The Batman-inspired 1990s film franchise and 2000s Sci-Fi television series, Black Scorpion, starring Joan Severance, Hogan’s co-star in this week’s film
  • The prevalence of soft-core pornography on premium cable networks in the 90s
  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s on-screen charisma and Hogan’s lack thereof

0 comments on “Plotaholics Podcast, Episode 52 – No Holds Barred

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: