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comedy

Lockdown Cinema #9 – Real Genius (1985)

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 group of highly intelligent vandals.  Why did I pull this particular movie out of the […]

1986 Movies

Our #1 Movies of 1986

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!

1986 Movies

Our Top Five: 1986

Our top movies for 1986, or 80% of our top movies. We went a little long and split our top 5 into two. First up, our #2 to #5 including a double dose of Tom Cruise, the weirdness of David Lynch and a Scottish man playing an Egyptian Spaniard and a Frenchman playing a Scottish […]

action

Cobra (1986)

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.

1986 Movies

Year in Review: 1986

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.

Our Top Five: 1985

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!

Year in Review: 1985

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.

Lockdown Cinema #8 – This is Spinal Tap! (1984)

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 try and solve the mystery of an ongoing series of percussionist deaths.  Why did I […]

Our Top Five: 1984

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.

action, sci-fi

Lockdown Cinema #7 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

The seventh 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 young boy and his Austrian stepfather conspire to help the boy’s mother escape from a mental institution.  With a police officer in hot pursuit, the […]

horror

Lockdown Cinema #6 – Psycho (1960)

The sixth 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 down on his luck motel owner’s life is upended when his overbearing mother constantly intervenes in his love life. Why did I pull this particular […]

drama

The Verdict (1982)

Each Year in Review podcast we give ourselves a homework assignment to watch a movie we’re all interested in. For the 1982 Year in Review we watched Sydney Lumet’s The Verdict.

comedy

Lockdown Cinema #4 – Better Off Dead (1985)

Devastated by personal loss, and drowning in debt (a full “TWO DOLLARS!”) a young man contemplates ending his own life. Close friends, foreign exchange students, dancing hamburgers, and the entire state of Northern California must pull together to help him realize his life is worth living.

drama

Body Heat (1981)

For each Year in Review, we give ourselves a homework assignment to watch a movie we’re all interested in but missed. For our 1981 Year in Review we decided to watch Lawrence Kasdan’s Body Heat.