March 22, 2023

461: ”Not economically viable” | Falling Down (1993)

Falling Down is a 1993 drama-thriller film that follows a disgruntled and unhinged man named William "D-Fens" Foster (played by Michael Douglas) as he goes on a violent rampage across Los Angeles. In other words, it's basically a day in …

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March 15, 2023

460: ”It ain’t white boy day” | True Romance (1993)

In a world where passion and danger collide, a young couple named Clarence and Alabama find themselves caught up in a whirlwind of crime and chaos. With a suitcase full of drugs and a heart full of love, they embark …

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March 8, 2023

459: ”That’s Right, Woodchuck-Chuckers” | Groundhog Day (1993)

Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Harold Ramis. The movie follows the story of Phil Connors, a TV weatherman played by Bill Murray, who finds himself trapped in a time loop, reliving the same day over …

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March 1, 2023

458: ”The Rocky Cliffs” | Cliffhanger (1993)

Get ready for an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride with Cliffhanger! Starring Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, and Janine Turner, this action-packed blockbuster follows a group of mountain climbers who must battle the elements and a grou...

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Feb. 22, 2023

457: ”Leguizamo Ex Machina” | Carlito’s Way (1993)

Carlito's Way is a classic crime drama directed by Brian De Palma, starring Al Pacino as Carlito Brigante, a former drug lord trying to go straight. The film follows Carlito's attempts to leave his criminal past behind, but his loyalty …

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Feb. 15, 2023

456: ”Peanut Butter Super Chunk Emergency” | Benny & Joon (1993)

Joon is a young artist plagued by hallucinations and schizophrenia but also wants a life of her own apart from her brother's overprotective nature. When she begins to fall in love with a quirky, free-spirited young man, it may just …

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Feb. 9, 2023

455: ”Checkmate” | Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

A young chess prodigy, Josh Waitzkin, and his father navigate the complex world of competitive chess. The film showcases the struggles of balancing intense pressure and the love of the game. Joe Mantegna, Ben Kingsley, Joan Allen, Laurence Fishburne,...

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Feb. 1, 2023

454: ”Everybody Works on Wednesday” | Dave (1993)

If you're too busy to be everywhere at once, clones might be the way to go. However, if it's not 1996 and you're not Michael Keaton, that's still 3 years away. If you're Kevin Kline and the president, you might …

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Jan. 25, 2023

453: ”Be like water” | Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

A must-see film for martial arts and Bruce Lee fans alike, this biographical drama tells the story of the legendary martial artist and actor. And don't worry, this one won't be over in sixty seconds. Jason Scott Lee, Lauren Holly, …

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Jan. 18, 2023

452: ”There Be Whales Here!” | Free Willy (1993)

Get ready to dive deep into the world of Free Willy on this week's episode. Can a troubled whale and a troubled foster kid help each other out? Yes. The answer is yes. It's a kid's movie, so nothing terrible …

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Jan. 11, 2023

451: ”I’m gonna scare the pants off America” | Matinee (1993)

Join us for a rollicking good time as we delve into the zany world of Joe Dante's cult classic: Matinee! Join us in the fallout shelter as we deconstruct the film's off-the-wall plot, bizarre characters, and over-the-top special effects. But …

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Jan. 5, 2023

450: ”Hold On to Your Butts” | Jurassic Park (1993)

When scientists discover the secret to reviving dinosaurs from extinction and create a prehistoric zoo, who could've imagined that their experiment would go awry when the dinos escape their enclosures? Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, and Richar...

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Dec. 28, 2022

449: ”Light the Lamp, Not the Rat!” | Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

The Muppets are at it again, this time teaming up with Ebenezer Scrooge to bring the Christmas spirit to life in a musical retelling of the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale. Michael Caine, Kermit the Frog, and Miss Piggy star …

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Dec. 25, 2022

448: Batman Animated Series and X-Men ’92

1992 was a pivotal year for some great comic book storylines — and two amazing cartoon series. Batman: The Animated Series from Bruce Timm and Paul Dini would be the definitive portrayal of Batman for a new generation of fans. …

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Dec. 21, 2022

447: ”Here I Go Again On My Own” | Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (19…

Kevin McCallister gets lost in New York City and has to save the holiday proceeds for a children's hospital from a pair of bumbling burglars, all while his family vacations in Florida without him... again. Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, and …

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Dec. 14, 2022

446: ”Christmas Parent Trap” | All I Want for Christmas (1991)

Ethan and Hallie are two young siblings who launch a convoluted scheme to get their divorced parents back together for Christmas. Harley Jane Kozak, Jamey Sheridan, Kevin Nealon, and Leslie Nielsen star in All I Want for Christmas. Watch the …

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Dec. 7, 2022

445: ”That’ll do, pig” | The Babe (1992)

Babe Ruth rose from humble beginnings to become synonymous with the sport of baseball. From "calling the shot" to "the House that Ruth built," he was one of the greatest ever to play the game. Life and relationships were a …

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Dec. 3, 2022

444: ”FREEEE???” | Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

Patreon co-executive producer Padraig joins us to talk about one of his favorite holiday movies — Santa Claus: The Movie. Starting with the origin story of Santa himself, Christmas becomes threatened when an unscrupulous businessman wants to take ove...

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Dec. 1, 2022

443: Interview with Steve Bryant | 40 Years of The Rocketeer

Dave Stevens created The Rocketeer in 1982 as a backup story for another comic. From that point on, the character has captured imaginations for four decades. John sits down with Steve Bryant, the creator of comic book character, Athena Voltaire. …

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Nov. 30, 2022

442: ”Religion and Fly Fishing” | A River Runs Through It (1992)

Two sons of a rural pastor grow up in 1920s Montana. They spend much of their time fly fishing and learning some important life lessons from it. Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt, and Craig Sheffer star in A River Runs Through …

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Nov. 23, 2022

441: ”The Tramp can’t talk” | Chaplin (1992)

Charlie left his humble beginnings in London to make it big in America... and he definitely made it. Chaplin tells the story of one of the most influential filmmakers in early Hollywood. Robert Downey Jr, Kevin Kline, Dan Aykroyd, and …

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Nov. 16, 2022

440: ”The Duck of Death” | Unforgiven (1992)

William Munny struggles to provide for his children after his wife died. Now a drifter has offered him the chance to kill for money -- and killing was the only thing he was ever good at. Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, …

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Nov. 9, 2022

439: ”By any means necessary” | Malcolm X (1992)

It would seem that life would end when a man went to prison, but for Malcolm Little it was a wake-up call. While incarcerated, he learned about the tenets of Islam and became a member of the Black Nationalist group, …

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Nov. 3, 2022

438: ”I’m the FBI... Full-Blooded Indian” | Thunderheart (1992)

A young FBI agent is assigned to work a murder investigation on a Sioux reservation, just because he happens to have some Native American ancestry. He's caught between two worlds: his job as an FBI investigator and a community full …

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