Friday, July 21, 2017


Who will possess the Power of Greyskull?

I was thrilled to join Phantom Troublemaker and his Needless Things Irregulars (Beau Brown, Arian Gulick, and Ryan Cadaver) in the Phantom Zone for this episode as we re-watch and discuss 1987's Masters of the Universe movie. Does it hold up? Is it better than we remember? How awesome is Frank Langella as Skeletor? Is that Star Trek Voyager's Tom Paris Living In A Box? All these questions and more are answered in this thrilling episode of the Needless Things podcast. Good journey.


Part of an ongoing series – the Needless Things Irregulars gather in the Phantom Zone to provide their own unique commentary on classic
Frank Langella: perfect Skeletor
genre films!

Special guests Mr. Beau Brown and Award-Winning Bobby Nash join the Commentary Team for the 1987 Masters of the Universe!

Thirty years ago children all over the world were disappointed by Cannon's live action adaptation of Mattel's Masters of the Universe toy line. While director Gary
What fans expected.
Goddard, production designer William Stout, and the rest of the cast and crew worked their hardest to create an epic science fiction and fantasy experience, The Cannon Group's notorious budget limitations kept them from providing the movie fans wanted.

Now, three decades later and thirty years wiser, the Needless Commentary team reviews He-Man's Hollywood debut to see if there are, perhaps, redeeming qualities that were missed the first time around. Or if not, if the movie is at least better than Krull!

What fans got.
Listen in as Phantom Troublemaker, Bobby Nash, Beau Brown, Arian, and Ryan Cadaver gather in the Phantom Zone to offer up their thoughts on this 1987 Courtney Cox classic!

Listen to Needless Things Podcast 170 – Masters of the Universe Needless Commentary HERE!

Play along at home with your own copy from Amazon and help support Needless Things!

“Living in A Box” by Living in A Box from their debut album Living in A Box

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