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Shat the Movies: 80's & 90's Best Film Review

What are the The Best 1980s & 1990s Movies? Do you find yourself asking if the movies we loved while growing up were really that good? Have you caught yourself thinking, “why don’t make movies like they use to?” Can you still remember spending your Friday Nights searching for the perfect movie rental at Blockbuster Video? Do you know what Blockbuster Video is? If you answered yes, then this is the podcast for you!


Dec 29, 2020

On paper, "Boogie Nights" looks destined to fail: A new, 27-year-old director Paul Thomas Anderson gambling on making a period drama about porn ... starring Marky Mark and Burt Reynolds ... based on a short film about a guy named "Dirk Diggler" that Anderson made when he was 18. 

But instead of a campy tits-and-ass...

Dec 22, 2020

Canadian listeners Denis and Jillian commissioned this year's Shat Christmas comedy, "Trading Places," explaining that it's been their holiday comfort movie for years.

Upon viewing, we're not sure it's a Christmas movie, or a comedy, or particularly comforting. But Trading Places made some bold social statements, helped...

Dec 15, 2020

Most Shat films can only hope to be as funny now as the day they were released. "Office Space" might actually have gotten funnier over the years.

That's probably because we're grown-ups now and can relate to commuting, quitting a job, getting laid off, and regurgitating corporate buzzwords. 

In this episode,...

Dec 9, 2020

"The Transformers: The Movie" put us in a very strange position. Should we view the movie as children of the '80s, as adults in a 2020 pandemic, or through the eyes of Gen Z? 

And that led to more questions: Why do Autobots turn into cars at the worst times? Is something creepy going on with Rodimus Prime and Daniel? Is...

Dec 1, 2020

Here at Shat The Movies, we pride ourselves on seeing beyond nostalgia, beyond our personal memories, and really asking ourselves, "Does this '80s movie actually hold up?"

That solemn task has never been harder than when Big D and Gene were forced to stare their own childhoods in the eye, tip their sombreros, and...