Our homework assignment for 1987 was to watch Bernardo Bertolucci’s epic The Last Emperor. Winner of Best Picture and a total of nine academy awards, but a split decision on the Reel DMC podcast.
The Princess Bride is our collective favorite movie of 1987. A wonderfully charming movie filled with fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, and miracles.
Ok maggots, drop your socks, it’s time for our top 5 movies for 1987! There will be laughter, tears, action, and romance and that’s just Predator!
Kathryn Bigelow’s first directorial effort, the cast of Aliens, and some genuinely malicious vampires come together in a very fun film!
Sleep all day, party all night, listen to the sax, eat a security guard – just kids having fun!
Marcus gets detention for missing a scheduled podcast, his punishment: sitting through Bill Cosby’s action spy thriller Leonard Part 6.
Dave, Colin, and Emily discuss Cher, Nic Cage, Italian family dynamics, and big hair.
The tenth in an ongoing series of film conversations where I track my daughter’s reaction after she’s been introduced to one of my favorite movies. What’s the movie about? In the town of Silverado, a small-town Sherriff confronts four outlaws… Continue Reading →
The ninth in an ongoing series of film conversations where I track my daughter’s reaction after she’s been introduced to one of my favorite movies. What’s the movie about? A hard-working science professor struggling with popcornophobia is tormented by a… Continue Reading →
For each year in review we give ourselves a homework assignment, for 1986 it was Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky, the first feature film from Studio Ghibli.
So many great movies in 1986, it took us three podcasts to finally get to our favorite movies. We take the day off, get into some big trouble, and ride an express elevator to hell. Stop your grinnin’ and drop your linen!
It was Colin’s turn to go on a rant. He had some things to say about Sylvester Stallone’s Cobra, enough to warrant a special breakout from our 1986 Year in Review podcast.
It’s 1986, and we feel the need… the need for speed! It’s time to go back to school, because if you’re the disease, then we’ve got the cure! This is the one with the whales.
Sometimes a film comes along which makes you want to rise up and fight the system……..this is not that film……
We stayed up late for our homework assignment for 1985 to watch Martin Scorsese’s attempt at comedy in After Hours.
A blockbuster year in movies, difficult choices to make between an iconic western, a time traveling teenager, and so much angst-filled teenagers. Give a listen to hear our favorites!
Dave goes on a rant about St. Elmo’s Fire, a special breakout episode from our 1985 Year in Review podcast.
Great scott! It’s 1985! Don’t be a neo-maxi zoom dweebie and get your 1.21 gigawatts! It’s time for another Reel DMC podcast, it’s all ball-bearings these days.
The eight in an ongoing series of film conversations where I track my daughter’s reaction after she’s been introduced to one of my favorite movies. What’s the movie about? An investigate journalist begins shadowing “one of England’s loudest bands” to… Continue Reading →
For our 1984 Year in Review homework assignment we watched Stephen Frear’s The Hit.
No time for love Dr. Jones, don’t fall for a banana in your tail pipe, it is time for our top five movies of 1984! We’ll join the French resistance and travel from Arrakis to Texas.
It’s 1984, there are sixteen candles on the cake, ghosts are busted, kids learn karate, and a bachelor parties. Hold on because this one goes to eleven!