Episode #175: “Ich bin ein engel” | Wings of Desire (1988)

The divide between East and West is meaningless when you’re an angel. You can come and go, observing humanity throughout the course of eternity… until the day you decide you want to become one of them. This one is the classic German film of an angel who decides to give up eternity for a chance at love and humanity: Wings of Desire (Der Himmel über Berlin).

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Episode #174: “I Want To Believe” | Casablanca (1942)

Victor Laszlo believes in freedom. Ilsa believes in Victor. Rick believed in his love for Ilsa. We wanted to believe that Rick and Ilsa didn’t “get together” in that one scene because it just makes other conversations awkward later. Mostly, though, we want you to believe that the hype is real. Casablanca is one of the greatest movies ever made and we celebrate its 75th anniversary by taking a look back at this classic cinematic masterpiece.

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Episode #173: “Crash Tess Dummies” | Bull Durham & Working Girl (1988)

I believe strikeouts are fascist. I believe she’s got a mind for business and a bod for sin. I believe Solo will be fun, but Cloverfield Paradox was bad. I believe in three guys talking movies from the 80s in a podcast that lasts for a couple of hours. I believe we’re talking about Bull Durham and Working Girl.

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Episode #172: “Prepare for Assembly!” | Earth Star Voyager (1988)

After Star Trek: The Next Generation premiered in 1987, Disney tried their hand at a sci-fi series with a starship manned by a crew of teenagers who are off to colonize a new planet to escape the dying planet Earth. The Wonderful World of Disney presented a two-night event: “Earth Star Voyager.”

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