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One movie each week. 30 years in the making.

One movie each week. 30 years in the making.


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One movie each week. 30 years in the making.








Episode #377: ”Come quickly. I‘ve Just Killed An Intruder” | Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

Laura finally found a way to free herself from her abusive husband, Martin. It might've involved an elaborate plot to take swimming lessons and fake her own death, but she finally did it. Or did she? Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, and Julia Roberts star in Sleeping with the Enemy. Trailer:


The Evil Dead (1981): Patreon Exclusive Preview

On October 15, 1981, Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell released an innovative new horror film that would shock audiences and set the stage for so many horror-comedies that would come after. We would also be introduced to a new kind of warrior in the form of Ash Williams, who would go on to become the iconic — if sometimes reluctant — hero of the Evil Dead franchise. This is a preview of our full EVIL DEAD episode, which is available in full to all Patreon Co-Executive Producers. Learn how you...


Episode #376: ”Every town has an Elm Street!” | Freddy‘s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

The franchise might have been slowly dying over the last few movies, but this time it might just get the mercy killing it deserves. But hey, you get to watch Freddy play video games and a gratuitous cameo by Tom Arnold and Roseanne. Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, and Yaphet Kotto star in Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare. Trailer:


Episode #375: ”Have the lambs stopped screaming?” | Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Good evening, listeners. Agent in training, Clarice Starling, is thrust into the middle of the Buffalo Bill serial killer case because she might just get some information out of another notorious killer — Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter. For this episode we're joined by the dynamic duo of Dee Graves and Jason Colvin from the Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast to compare Silence of the Lambs with Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960) and Fritz Lang's M (1931). We hope we can enthrall you with our...


Episode #374: ”Tale As Old As Time” | Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Belle wants more than this provincial life... and would really love it if Gaston would back off a little bit. When her father is taken prisoner by the Beast in an enchanted castle, she must sacrifice her own freedom for her father's safety. Eventually, she develops Stockholm Syndrome and falls in love with her captor. Singing candlesticks, magical roses... mass hysteria! Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach, and Angela Lansbury star in Beauty and the Beast. Trailer:


Episode #373: ”Everything I want is in this room” | Frankie & Johnny (1991)

Frankie is a waitress in a New York City diner. Johnny is an ex-con looking for a second chance, love, and human connection. Frankie isn't looking for any of that, but Johnny might just change her mind. Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino star in Frankie and Johnny. Trailer:


Episode #372: ”Rock, Paper, Scissors... and MURDER!!” | Dead Again (1991)

Roman and Margaret are deeply in love. Mike and Grace just met and she doesn't even know who she is. Their problem? They're all the same people separated by decades, reincarnation, and MURDER. Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Derek Jacobi, and Robin Williams star in Dead Again. Trailer:


Episode #371: ”Everybody finds a little gold dust” | White Fang (1991)

Jack has traveled all the way to the Yukon territory to finish what his father started before he died... to strike it rich. Along the way he befriends Alex and Skunker, who help him trek through the treacherous terrain to his father's claim. The friend that changes his life the most is White Fang, a wolfdog he rescues from a dogfighting pit. Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer, and James Remar star in White Fang. Trailer:


Episode #370: ”I Smoked the Color TV” | Jungle Fever (1991)

They call him Flipper, Flipper, faster than lightning, No one you see, cheats quicker than he, And we know Flipper, Flipper, gets with a white girl, Upends his whole world, in a film by Spike Lee! Trailer:


Episode #369: "I was FROZEN TODAY!" | Suburban Commando (1991)

Shep Ramsey is an unstoppable intergalactic warrior... until he has to spend a few weeks on Earth. It's a nice place to live, but he doesn't want to visit. Hulk Hogan, Christopher Lloyd, and Shelley Duvall star in Suburban Commando. Trailer:


Episode #368: "Protect Your Kneecaps" | Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

Kirk, Spock, and McCoy are off on one more adventure to save the galaxy, but this time it involves escorting the Klingon Chancellor to a peace summit to end years of hostility between the Klingons and the Federation. And we know how James "I have had enough of you" Kirk feels about Klingons. William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, and Christopher Plummer star in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Trailer:


Episode #367: "I Can't Believe We Just Melvined Death!" | Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)

This time around Bill S. Preston, Esq., and Ted "Theodore" Logan aren't traveling through time. They've been killed by Evil Robot Usses and have to traverse the afterlife with The Grim Reaper in order to get back in time to save the Babes and play at the totally most non-heinous Battle of the Bands. Station! Trailer:


Episode #366: "Hasta La Vista, Baby" | Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

He promised he'd be back... and he is. But this time the T-800 Terminator is the hero who must protect John and Sarah Connor from the prototype T-1000 liquid metal Terminator. I know now why you cry, but it is something I can never do... you can, however, listen to us talk about one of the greatest action movies ever! Trailer:


Episode #365: "Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers" | ZZ Top Tribute

MTV turns 40 today and that's got me thinking about growing up watching all of those early music videos — in particular, that "Little Ol' Band from Texas" that was a big part of my childhood memories. With the passing of Dusty Hill this week, I thought it was a good time to dust off my ZZ Top memories and share some favorites. Thanks, Dusty... so long, amigo.


Episode #364: "There you are, Peter" | Hook (1991)

Peter Banning is a ruthless corporate pirate who never seems to have time for his kids and wishes everyone would just grow up. Little does he know, he used to be the boy who claimed he would never grow up. He'll have to remember how to fly, fight, and crow if he's going to save his kids from the evil Captain Hook. Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Bob Hoskins, and Julia Roberts star in Hook.


Episode #363: "Worth dying for" | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

Robin of Locksley has returned from the Crusades to find his father murdered and his country under the sway of the corrupt and villainous Sheriff of Nottingham. With the help of Marian, Azeem, and Little John and the Merry Men, the outlaw known as Robin Hood might just stand a chance against the armies of the Sheriff. Kevin Costner, Alan Rickman, Morgan Freeman, and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio star in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.


Episode #362: "The Lord sent me. And the Lord blows my trumpet." | The Commitments (1991)

Jimmy Rabbitte is convinced that if he can build a Soul band in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland, that the crowds of working-class folks will come. Even though the band comes together and the all-white group initially struggles with the music, they have some small successes. That may be all they have unless he can get them to stop fighting with each other all the time. Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Maria Doyle Kennedy, and Angeline Ball star in The Commitments.


Episode #361: "Quickly, Duncan! The strengths!" | King Ralph (1991)

Ralph Jones just got ousted from his Vegas show by a psychic monkey. Fortunately, the entire British royal family has just perished in spectacular fashion and he happens to be the next in line for the throne. He'll do just fine as long as he can overcome the restrictions, the social functions, and the awkwardly named desserts! John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, Camille Coduri, and John Hurt star in King Ralph.


Episode #360: "Not the kid's fault who his father is" | Toy Soldiers (1991)

Terrorists take over a boarding school filled with the sons of elite politicians and business leaders. Little did they know, the boys don't like being told what to do. Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, and Keith Coogan star in Toy Soldiers.


Episode #359: "Back and to the Left" | JFK (1991)

Jim Garrison and his team are on the trail of possible conspirators involved in the assassination of President Kennedy. Was there more than one shooter? Was the CIA involved? The truth might be out there... Kevin Costner, Laurie Metcalf, Gary Oldman, and Tommy Lee Jones star in JFK. Trailer: