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From the guys who walked you through Tombstone and Titanic minute by minute, it's the podcast that looks at the big themes in movies. Like why spiders are scary and how cool 1997 was.

From the guys who walked you through Tombstone and Titanic minute by minute, it's the podcast that looks at the big themes in movies. Like why spiders are scary and how cool 1997 was.

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United States

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From the guys who walked you through Tombstone and Titanic minute by minute, it's the podcast that looks at the big themes in movies. Like why spiders are scary and how cool 1997 was.

Language:

English


Episodes

Cape Fear - Problematic Faves - "Give me silly De Niro"

5/28/2020
We philosophize about the 1991 remake of Cape Fear. Is it problematic? Secretly smart? Does it exist in the Problem Child Cinematic Universe? We don't actually answer any of these questions, but we all agree it's A-game De Niro. If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys

Duration:00:36:25

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective - Problematic Faves - "Halftime Presented By Blackfish"

4/7/2020
Our new season covers "Problematic Faves" and begins with Rob's selection: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. We talk through Rob's very personal and emotional choice.

Duration:01:14:48

A Serious Man - Bonus - "No hanky panky"

3/25/2020
We have another patreon request episode! We talk about the Coen Brothers film, A Serious Man. We share our favorite Coen Brothers movies and talk about the Columbia House Record Club. If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys

Duration:01:02:35

Guide to Social Distancing - Bonus - "BIG1TS"

3/16/2020
A special dispatch from our bunker in Aspen meant to guide you through these troubling times.

Duration:02:04:56

SpaceCamp - Bonus - "Big Bird Suit"

2/26/2020
We have our first patreon request episode! We talk about the 80s kids film, SpaceCamp. This allow us to go into tangents about the Challenger, Rob's NASA experience and Joaquin Phoenix's childhood cult. If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys.

Duration:01:08:42

Best of the Decade - Bonus - "Are they talkies?"

1/14/2020
BONUS EPISODE! Duff, Joe & Rob discuss their top movie from each year of the decade. Find out how many times they actually agree. If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys.

Duration:00:57:50

Mission to Mars - Our Dumb Decade - "Brian De Palma is Danielle Steele For Men"

12/31/2019
The Midnight Boys are here to help you ring in the new year and blast off into space with Mission To Mars. Celebrate the holiday by listening in as they argue about De Palma and Rob uses his extensive NASA experience to teach us all about space travel. If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys.

Duration:01:08:39

Akira - Our Dumb Decade - "It's New Years Eve, Not New Years Steve"

12/17/2019
The Midnight Boys face down the end of the world as they talk Akira, anime ignorance, and which evil organization will bring about our doom. If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys.

Duration:01:08:42

The Running Man - Our Dumb Decade - "Dynamo and His Dustbuster Car"

12/5/2019
The Midnight Boys are . . . back [guttural noise] to talk about The Running Man, action stars, dead game show hosts, and reality TV. Put on your tights and run through the gauntlet with them. If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys.

Duration:01:04:30

Back to the Future 2 - Our Dumb Decade - "Child Brides on the Dark Web"

11/19/2019
The Midnight Boys are halfway through "Our Dumb Decade" as they march into 2015 with Doc and Marty in Back to the Future Part II. What did boomers think this decade would look like? What are the best movie inventions? What did technology actually bring us in the 2010s? If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys.

Duration:01:27:10

2012 - Our Dumb Decade - "The Zero's Journey"

11/5/2019
The Midnight Boys continue their march through "Our Dumb Decade" with a movie so long you'll wish for floods and fire: 2012. We discuss this silly calendar-based theory, a movie that somehow makes the end of the world boring, shake our heads disappointedly at bad dads yet again, and close it out with a power ballad breakdown. If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys.

Duration:01:26:55

2010: The Year We Make Contact - Our Dumb Decade - "I thought this was free"

10/22/2019
It's time to look back at the way movies looked forward to the 2010s. "Our Dumb Decade" opens with a look at 2010: The Year We Made Contact. The boys try to figure out why this got made, evaluate the franchise mania that grips the industry, and look at the most notorious sequels of the past decade. If you'd like to support our nonsense, join our patreon at https://patreon.com/themidnightboys.

Duration:01:09:04

Forrest Gump Minute - Teaser - "Dirty Hippies"

8/21/2019
The Midnight Boys are back at it again! We announce our new project and explain why we are excited about revisiting Forrest Gump, four minutes at a time. Go to http://forrestgumpminute.com to subscribe.

Duration:00:12:50

Disney Animation Studio Draft - Bonus - "John Lasseter Hug Period"

7/31/2019
The three of us do a six round fantasy draft of movies from Walt Disney's Animation Studio. Listen for our picks, but stay for Duff's Matthew Broderick fun fact.

Duration:00:58:55

Speed 2: Cruise Control - Summer of 1997 - "Dorf Goes Driving"

6/4/2019
We conclude the Summer of 1997 as we laugh our way through the plot summary, budget and production of Speed 2: Cruise Control. We also ask, is this the worst sequel?

Duration:01:01:32

GI Jane - Summer of 1997 - "Quadriplegic Monkey Love Scene"

5/28/2019
The summer of 1997 rolls on as we push ourselves to the limit with G.I. Jane. We talk about Demi Moore’s omnipresence in the 90s, Monkey Shines, and mom movies. Plus, the return of dark web content!

Duration:01:05:31

Conspiracy Theory - Summer of 1997 - "Mortal Kombat Ultra"

5/21/2019
The summer of 1997 takes a dark turn with Conspiracy Theory. Line the walls with foil as we dive into MK Ultra, New Coke, Supertramp and QAnon. Rob also stans for Braveheart.

Duration:00:58:47

My Best Friend's Wedding - Summer of 1997 - "Withered Old Crone Age"

5/14/2019
The Midnight Boys take on a romantic comedy from the "Summer of 1997". We discuss RomCom tropes and Rob is left to defend this movie to Joe and Duff.

Duration:00:59:13

Con Air - Summer of 1997 - "Serial Killer Cliff Clavin"

5/7/2019
We start season 3 as we discuss movies from the "Summer of 1997". Join us as we talk about Con Air and why this dumb movie somehow works.

Duration:01:05:43

Pet Sematary - Fears & Phobias - "Birdboxian Stupid"

4/4/2019
Join us as we dig into the original adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. We chat about frozen hamsters, a pit of dead dogs and the Ramones.

Duration:01:16:22