Episode #146: “Cadillac of the Skies” | Empire of the Sun (1987)

When a young Bruce Wayne gets separated from his parents, he must learn to do whatever it takes in order to survive in a Japanese internment camp, whether it’s stealing supplies for his friend Basie, protecting the weaker residents of the camp, or being left completely in awe of anything with wings and a propeller. Empire of the Sun was directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Christian Bale and John Malkovich, with music by John Williams.

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Episode #145: “They Love Everybody But You” | Hamburger Hill (1987)

Most Vietnam War movies deal with the psychological torment of war and how soldiers left as idealistic young men, but came back scarred physically and mentally… and having to face a nation that was not proud of their sacrifices. Hamburger Hill tells a different story: one of a band of brothers trying to do the impossible in the midst of war, racism, and the knowledge that they may now be outcasts even in their own country.

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Episode #144: “So.Many.Trailers.” | San Diego Comic Con & D23 Expo

Last month saw the release of a ridiculous amount of amazing new trailers at San Diego Comic Con… and some pretty exciting news coming out of Disney’s D23 Expo. It’s like an eating contest of movie trailers and we’ll spend the next couple of hours digesting it all… Okay… that just sounds gross now.

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Episode #143: “All Good Podcasts…” | Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)

Space… the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise… first airing in 1987 and running 7 seasons, The Next Generation was the definitive Star Trek for 80s kids. Join us as we get all dressed up for a Betazoid wedding and talk about our favorite characters, episodes, aliens and ships.

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