Episode #179: “She wanted to go dancing, so we watched a movie” | Ready Player One (2018)

The 80s love-fest is here! Ready Player One from Ernest Cline has been adapted into a movie and by some miracle of licensing, they’ve been able to include a ridiculous amount of 80s pop culture goodness. Grab your Viewmaster, put on some Rush, and get the Pop Rocks ready…

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Episode #176: “Big Twins” | Twins & Big (1988)

These movies are eerily similar. Danny DeVito feels like he’s looking into a mirror when he meets his twin brother Julius for the first time. Josh Baskin looks in the mirror and sees Tom Hanks. Both Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tom Hanks end up with the goofy “I kissed a girl and I liked it” grins on their faces. Whether you’re big or small, we think you’ll enjoy our two movies on tap this week: Twins and Big.

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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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Episode #171: “Prehistoric Savoir Faire” | The Land Before Time / Oliver & Company (1988)

Join us on a journey through all of the feels as we jump even further back from 1988 into prehistoric times with the children’s classic The Land Before Time… then forward again to New York’s Fifth Avenue for the Disney animated remake of Oliver Twist: Oliver and Company!

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