Surprisingly Competent Media


Film Torments: Showgirls (1995)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan watches an all-time camp classic. How do you describe Showgirls to someone who hasn’t seen it? That can be a difficult question to answer – there are so, so many...


Film Torments: Ben-Hur (2016)

THIS WEEK on Torments, Dan looks at a surprisingly interesting bomb. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ was a staggeringly popular novel at the turn of the 20th Century. Set in the time of...


Film Torments: Dracula 3000 (2004)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan wanders where the sun don’t shine. The direct-to-video market is dominated by horror. There’s a simple reason for this: Horror movies, by design, rarely require inflated budgets or star-studded...