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comedy

Dazed and Confused (1993)

Party… er, podcast at the Moon Tower! Marcus is off buying Aerosmith tickets, so Dave and Colin are joined by their friend Marc to take a fun and nostalgic look at Richard Linklater’s coming of age comedy set in 1976 Austin, Tx. Alright, alright, alright!

comedy

My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Dave, Marcus, and Colin discuss the fantastic performances of Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, and Fred Gwynne in the courtroom comedy My Cousin Vinny. From body suits to ignition timing we’re all smitten.

comedy

Hudson Hawk (1991)

Dave, Marcus, and Colin discuss the adventures of the world’s greatest singing cat-burglar, musician screenwriters, and the most annoying villains in the history of film. Spoiler alert: Colin hated it.

comedy, horror

Tremors (1990)

Dave, Marcus and Colin discuss one of the last great big budget creature features. It’s Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward vs. giant underground monsters…just stay out of Burt Gummer’s rec room unless you’re formally invited – he does not take well to trespassers.

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 […]

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.

comedy

Lockdown Cinema #1 – Tremors (1990)

The first 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? It’s a slow-burn contemplation on the risks/rewards of choosing to isolate oneself away from broader society….and then some giant worm creatures show up and start eating […]