Episode #285: “Ditto” | Ghost (1990)

We’ve seen enough movies by now to know that you should never walk down a dark street at night after leaving the theater. It didn’t work for the Waynes and it didn’t work for Sam Wheat. A promising young man with a good job and a woman who loves him, cut down in his prime. Oh, but he’s not done yet. He’s going to go all Jason Lee Crow on his buddy who betrayed him.

Okay, maybe not. But that sounds fun too. I wonder how The Crow would sound with Unchained Melody playing in the background…?

Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg star in Ghost.

This continues our “Love is in the Air” month, which will include: Pretty Woman, Ghost, Wild at Heart, and Mermaids.

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Episode #278: “A dare to be great situation” | Say Anything (1989)

Welcome to our final entry for 1989… and our final 80s movie of the 30Something Movie Podcast! It’s bittersweet ending to the decade we love so much, but in many ways this is the perfect movie to end it with. As we have moved from the teen movies of the 80s and are “graduating” to the 90s, this movie feels like an 80s teen movie that’s “growing up.”

John Cusack, Ione Skye and John Mahoney star in Say Anything.



Episode #260: “A Ghost prequel… But with planes and no pottery” | Always (1989)

Always came out before Ghost, but so many people have never heard of it much less seen it. But see it you should… in some ways it has more heart than the more popular movie that came out a year later.

Just ignore the fact that I might have accidentally said that Ted Danson was in Ghost somewhere in this episode. It’s still Patrick Swayze. I blame too much work and sleep deprivation.

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