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 #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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Episode #154: “I’m Possessed!” | Innerspace (1987)

Have you ever had one of those days where you had a plan in mind, but everything went wrong? Let’s say, for example, you planned to be miniaturized and injected into a lab rabbit so you could study it from the inside, but instead the lab was attacked by saboteurs who wanted to steal the technology for themselves and you ended up being inadvertently injected into a grocery store assistant manager who also happens to be a hypochondriac. Typical, right?

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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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