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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 13, 2021

When we think of the best '90s horror movies, we think of "It," "Event Horizon," "Jacob's Ladder," and "Scream." Nobody ever brings up "The Silence of the Lambs." Maybe they're too scared.

This cinematic gamechanger introduced us to the terror Anthony Hopkins could unleash and reminded us just how sharp Jodie...

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 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,...

Nov 25, 2020

Team Shat is no stranger to Coen Brothers movies, but "Fargo" stands apart for its perfect casting, delicious darkness, and unmistakable backdrop.

Listener Eric J. made Ash's year by choosing this almost-true-crime film that made Big D weigh the pros and cons of living in North Dakota and made Gene recall the tragic...

Nov 17, 2020

Mention John Cusack, and most people think of "Say Anything," "Better Off Dead," or "High Fidelity," but Gene would argue Cusack's best film is the oft-forgotten "Grosse Pointe Blank," a movie that brought out the best of every actor in it.

Thankfully, listener David from North of England was inspired by the movie's...