Revenge of the 90s

Revenge of the 90s

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41. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Oct 23 • 91 min
Tim Burton hasn’t made a lot of true horror in his career, but 1999’s ‘Sleepy Hollow’ certainly is certainly that, and it’s a good one. Starring Johnny Depp (of course) and Christina Ricci, this is one of the best atmospheric gothic horror movies you’ll…
40. Urban Legend (1998)
Oct 21 • 91 min
If you love slasher movies, the mid-to-late ’90s was truly your golden era. And smack dab in the middle of it all is 1998’s ‘Urban Legend,’ which may not get as much love as its slasher brethren. But we’re here to set things right with our guest Jillian…
39. The Faculty (1998)
Oct 16 • 92 min
The ’90s were huge for stories that involved slugs infiltrating your brain through your ears, and that includes 1998’s ‘The Faculty,’ starring pretty much everybody you’ve ever heard of. Joining us on today’s episode is comedian Luke Null, so let’s do…
38. Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)
Oct 13 • 77 min
Everyone knows ‘Scream’ is the master meta horror film, but ‘Wes Craven’s New Nightmare’ is its true spiritual predecessor. Yet another example of why Freddy Krueger is the best horror villain of all time, this movie takes an old property and injects it…
37. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Oct 9 • 101 min
Some of you might think ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ isn’t a true horror movie, but TOO BAD, because we do. And we are as excited to talk about this 1991 classic as Buffalo Bill is to finish his skin suit. So let’s dig in with special guest Linton Lewis,…
36. Arachnophobia (1990)
Oct 6 • 77 min
There is nothing scarier on this planet than spiders; we all know that. And 1990’s ‘Arachnophobia’ certainly knows that, as it delights in exploiting that fear at every possible turn. Which makes for a super fun creature feature starring Jeff Daniels!…
35. The Frighteners (1996)
Oct 1 • 65 min
Welcome to the Halloween Spooktacular, people! We’re kicking off the festivities by talking about Peter Jackson’s 1996 horror-comedy ‘The Frighteners,’ starring Michael J. Fox. Our guest on this episode is Bill Squire, co-host of The Alan Cox Show on WMMS…
34. The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Sep 25 • 60 min
We might say “they don’t make them like this anymore” on this show a lot, but when it comes to 1998’s ‘The Mask of Zorro,’ they REALLY don’t make them like this anymore. With a fantastic cast and fun script, ‘The Mask of Zorro’ is an intoxicatingly fun…
33. Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991)
Sep 16 • 68 min
This week we are talking about a truly resplendent film - 1991’s ‘Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey’! Coming off the heels of the most excellent ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure,’ the sequel does what any good sequel does: goes in a new direction and raises the…
32. The Postman (1997)
Sep 4 • 86 min
The United States Postal Service is under siege these days and we’re here to help by talking about a post-apocalyptic movie where Kevin Costner pretends to be a postal worker but then becomes a real postal worker and he builds a following that kicks ass,…
31. Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Aug 27 • 68 min
We have somehow had a baseball season in the hellscape that is 2020, so we’re going to celebrate by reviewing the 1994 Disney classic ‘Angels in the Outfield,’ starring Danny Glover, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Lloyd, and Tony Danza, baby! Let’s…
30. Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Aug 20 • 73 min
Who is your daddy and what does he do? Welcome to the movie that spawned a million soundboards and even more prank calls over the past thirty years. We are of course talking about 1990’s ‘Kindergarten Cop,’ starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, who shows off…
29. Clueless (1995)
Aug 14 • 78 min
As if! This week’s episode covers the teen comedy classic ‘Clueless,’ which is now officially 25 years old. Despite its incredibly weird falling-in-love-with-your-stepbrother subplot, this is one of the best teen comedies to come out of the decade and it…
28. Space Jam (1996)
Aug 5 • 68 min
COME ON AND SLAM, IF YOU WANNA JAM! For ’90s kids, ‘Space Jam’ is a seminal piece of cinema, and here’s the thing: it holds up! Especially when you consider that you cast Michael Jordan as the lead in a movie that involves essentially all cartoons. This…
27. Father of the Bride (1991)
Jul 24 • 78 min
Father of the Bride’ is full of old-school charm, anchored by the always-dependable Steve Martin. This 1991 comedy will give you serious bouts of nostalgia, and then untethered rage when you see how Martin’s character gets treated at his own daughter’s…
26. Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Jul 13 • 79 min
If you haven’t seen 1991’s ‘Nothing But Trouble,’ you are one of the lucky ones (just kidding - watch this insanity!). This is truly one of the most mystifying, baffling moviegoing experiences - and it essentially killed Dan Aykroyd’s career. Yes, it’s…
25. Independence Day (1996)
Jul 3 • 77 min
Welcome to Earth! Obviously you love 1996’s ‘Independence Day’ (it’s scientifically impossible not to), but you may not realize just how much of an impact this movie has had on the modern blockbuster. An epic sci-fi adventure that pushed the use of CGI to…
24. A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Jun 22 • 60 min
How in the world were the Brady Bunch movies this good? And how in the world is the second movie even better than the first?! The ’90s features a ton of great comedies, and ‘A Very Brady Sequel’ is one of the best, and it would ultimately inspire one of…
23. Twister (1996)
Jun 14 • 65 min
It is scientifically impossible to not like this movie. Amazing CGI that holds up to this day, Bill Paxton at the top of his game, a tremendous score, terrifying tornadoes - ‘Twister’ has it all. And now you can revisit it in our latest episode! When…
22. Never Been Kissed (1999)
May 29 • 69 min
We’re finally dipping our toes into the water of 1999, as we revisit Drew Barrymore’s ‘Never Been Kissed.’ An incredibly bizarre premise, coupled with some truly weird character choices, makes this movie, uh, different than we remembered. Follow us on…
21. Sudden Death (1995)
May 13 • 69 min
Sure, we’ve talked about a lot of movies on this podcast, but this is a true film. A piece of cinematic perfection. We are, of course, talking about 1995’s action-thriller ‘Sudden Death,’ starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Come for the great action set…
20. Breakdown (1997)
May 1 • 69 min
Believe us when we say Kurt Russell had a better ’90s than people typically give him credit for. ‘Breakdown’ is one of those hidden gems from the decade, featuring Russell trying to track down his missing wife. This 1997 mystery/thriller hits in all the…
19. Apollo 13 (1995)
Apr 30 • 67 min
Apollo 13’ is one of the best movies of the ’90s featuring possibly the best cast of all time. How can you go wrong with Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise and Ed Harris? YOU CAN’T. Right in the middle of Tom Hanks’ magical run, this remains…
18. GoldenEye (1995)
Apr 15 • 61 min
In 1995, the James Bond franchise went in a new, modern direction with ‘GoldenEye,’ which served as the first - and best - of Pierce Brosnan’s four movies as everyone’s favorite secret agent. This one really had it all - a great Bond, a great theme, an…
17. The Shadow (1994)
Apr 5 • 65 min
We might be living in the golden age of superhero movies now, but the ’90s were… not that. However, while the big-name heroes weren’t often on the big screen, plenty of smaller ones were, and that includes The Shadow, a hero with an absolutely insane…
16. Daylight (1996)
Mar 25 • 63 min
Now here is an underrated gem of the ’90s disaster movie craze. ‘Daylight’ stars Sylvester Stallone as a former (and disgraced!) New York City EMS chief who enters a collapsed tunnel to save a small group of survivors inside. Though it lays on the cheese…
15. Deep Impact (1998)
Mar 23 • 64 min
In 1998, we were blessed with not one but two asteroid-on-a-collision-course-with-earth movies, starting with ‘Deep Impact.’ While most people often think more of ‘Armageddon,’ this one still has plenty of disaster-movie goodies to offer.
14. Leprechaun (1993)
Mar 18 • 58 min
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’re talking about Jennifer Aniston’s feature film debut: Leprechaun! This 1993 horror-comedy spawned what would become an EIGHT-MOVIE series, which is… wild. Word has it you’re guaranteed the Presidential Medal of Freedom…
13. Wag the Dog (1997)
Mar 5 • 70 min
Political movies in the ’90s were REALLY good at predicting what would happen to the country, and 1997’s ‘Wag the Dog’ was no different. This political satire - starring Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman - about a fake, manufactured war used to cover up a…
12. Outbreak (1995)
Feb 24 • 64 min
If you’ve got serious fears about a virus wiping out humanity, this is the movie for you. ‘Outbreak’ is a 1995 blockbuster featuring an all-star cast that features a deadly virus that kills you in a matter of hours and the U.S. military desperate to nuke…
11. It Could Happen to You (1994)
Feb 14 • 58 min
Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate, we’ve picked a romantic comedy starring Nicolas Cage and Bridget Fonda that is loosely - and we mean LOOSELY - based on a true story in which a New York cop splits his winning lottery ticket with a waitress. If you…
10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Feb 6 • 55 min
Cowabunga, dudes! If you grew up in the ’80s and ’90s, there was simply no escaping the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. And why would you want to? These mutated, pizza-eating turtles kick butt, and their first live-action movie was the perfect hybrid of the…
9. The Waterboy (1998)
Jan 31 • 52 min
If you’re in search of some high-quality H2O, have we got the episode for you.
8. Bad Boys (1995)
Jan 24 • 50 min
In this episode, we revisit Michael Bay’s directorial debut - and it’s as insane as all Michael Bay movies that came after it.
7. Enemy of the State (1998)
Jan 13 • 59 min
Here’s a movie that tries to imagine a crazy world where the U.S. government aims to pass legislation that gives it the ability to spy on American citizens whenever, and however, it wants.
6. Holiday Special: Top Five ’90s Christmas Movies
Dec 24, 2019 • 55 min
Look, we’re not going to say that the 1990s was the very best decade when it came to Christmas movies, but hey, there are some all-time gems in here!
5. The Cable Guy (1996)
Dec 6, 2019 • 52 min
Depending on who you ask, ‘The Cable Guy’ is either a colossal failure or a misunderstood gem.
4. The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Nov 22, 2019 • 53 min
This episode is going to hit you harder than a Fulton Reed slapshot to the face!
3. Se7en (1995)
Nov 13, 2019 • 47 min
What’s in the box?!
2. Air Force One (1997)
Nov 8, 2019 • 44 min
It’s 1997’s Air Force One coming in strong, starring Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, and Glenn Close.
1. Scream (1996)
Oct 31, 2019 • 50 min
Just in time for Halloween, it’s our first episode, covering the glorious Scream from Wes Craven