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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!


Jan 6, 2021

Shat The Movies is no stranger to Nicolas Cage movies and teen movies; it was only a matter of time before the two collided in the '80s classic "Valley Girl," a film that stoked our loins and crushed our hopes. 

It's something like "Romeo and Juliet"—in that both scripts have characters and things happen—but calling...

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 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...

Nov 11, 2020

It's been a while since Shat The Movies covered a John Hughes movie, and this time we're going back to where it all started for the quintessential '80s director: "Sixteen Candles."

This high school comedy cemented the roles Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall would play for the next decade, and it gave us some of...