Listening Guide

This section will feature the cream-of-the-crop, the best of the best when it comes to unitedcypher productions.  New to the site?  This is the perfect way to get an introduction to what we do!

"unitedcypher presents" is our show of other shows like Anime Alphabet and Fallout Forecast as well as older improv radio where nearly anything can happen, though it's mostly a compilation of our collective life experiences mixed with a bucket of lies and half-cocked accents.   

Anime Alphabet Series Wrap-up

The end of this series a good place to start.  Join Evan and DeHart as they reflect back on the completion of this 6 month project with special guest Cheats.  They relive some of the ups and downs of titles covered during the run of the show and serves as a good preview before going back and starting from the beginning.


The Mysteries of the Universe are unveiled!  Join ex-scientist and Poleitsher Prize winning war correspondant Paul Miller as he interviews a war veteran who was allegedly abducted and brain-raped by aliens, the publisher and co-author of a book on the aforementioned brain-rape, and a skeptic who thinks that both of them are denying the truth.... About Spacesquatch! 


"Motion Picture Meltdown" is a movie review podcast without the sponsors or the prestigious hollywood trappings.  It is produced by Stephen and hosted by Stephen, Philip, Cheats, and DeHart along with the occasional guests.  It's a fast paced show that's hilarious from start to finish.

Ep 139 - The Safe Word Is Banana Pudding!

Welcome back to Not-So Superhero September for Motion Picture Meltdown! We continue our theme with a couple of crappy super-hero movies from the 90's. Phil, DeHart, and Stephen get together with Joel Mengel from The Pod People Podcast once again to roast through Sam Raimi's Darkman as well as Blankman.

Ep 206 - I Murdered Your Father, Wearing Your Father.

This week we kick off the new year by roasting through a couple of John Woo action "classics" from the 1990's. We go over the 1993 hit starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Hard Target as well as John Woo's follow up from 1995, Face/Off.

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Halloween Disc-A-Day: Day 10 Night Hunter


This project is an attempt to help me get dvds that for one reason or another I’ve never seen off of my shelf and give them a watch.  Today's pick is Night Hunter.

IMDb: Night Hunter (21 May 1996 (USA))
Jack Cutter is the last in long line of vampire hunters. After killing few vampires in one L.A. restaurant, he is chased both by police and by other vampires. In the process he meets an ...

Most action and horror movies are spotty at best.  When you mix the genres, it can get even shakier.  This movie does one thing really well.  It rewrites the vampire mythology to fit low budget film making perfectly.  Vampires can only be killed by breaking the spine.  In the movie, our hero, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, says the "break their backs" but exclusively breaks necks.  I'm rephrasing it to fit a little better.  He uses guns to slow them down giving us some nice squib action, but in fiction they've established the wound heal almost instantly so they don't need to slow down or have a shitty prosthetic.  Also the vampires can go out in the daylight, sparing the audience terrible day-for-night sequences.  The drawbacks come mostly from the acting and direction.  The acting I can let go for the most part.  Don "The Dragon" is a martial artist that transitioned into acting.  He's there for martial arts and delivers on that.  Speaking of shakey, it would be nice if the cameraman wasn't having a seizure during every action sequence.  The action that is scored with flamenco guitar works particularly well.  This movie is a perfect example of something could have an outstanding remake.  They set up that the vampires can only increase their numbers by biting new victims during a solar eclipse and when we get to the final act of the movie, they either didn't have the resources to have them creating new vampires for our hunter to fight or lost track that point in favor of the "you look like someone" vampire subplot that has been around since Dracula.  I had a good time with this, but I think the story itself had much higher potential.  Anyway, come back tomorrow when I will be watching Demonic.


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