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Movie Review Podcast – When you think of the ’80s, a few images come to mind: shoulder pads, big hair, and all-cheesy-everything. However, the decade had more to contribute to pop culture than being known as the New Jersey of the 20th century. It was also an era for incredible classic movies, ones that shifted the film industry as we know it. From John Hughes’ The Breakfast Club to Steven Spielberg’s E.T., the movies of the 1980’s not only shaped its generation, but inspired subsequent generations in every way imaginable.

The following decade of films were equally memorable, Is it really possible to pick a single best movie of the 1990’s? This is the decade that gave us Goodfellas in 1990, Fight Club in 1999 and countless masterpieces in between. It was a decade when Quentin Tarantino went from video store clerk to the hottest director in town. At least a few of the films we revisit are guaranteed to be close to your heart and ours. So we invite you to find a comfortable spot on the sofa, and join us for a journey through our vast VHS collections.

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License to Drive (1988)

License to Drive Quote: “You mustn’t fuck with the Department of Motor Vehicle. We can make your life a living hell.” – Miss Hellberg How much Corey is too much Corey? Between Corey Haim’s mouth breathing and Corey Feldman’s avalanche of bombing jokes, we’d say “License to Drive” answers that...

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Safe Men (1998)

Safe Men Quote: “I tried to put my tongue in her mouth and she punched me in the penis.” – Veal Chop When “Shat The Movies” listener Lucas discovered we wouldn’t be doing a Best of Jewish Mob Movies category, he took matters into his own hands. Equipped with $300...

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Predator (1987)

Predator Quote: “Long Tall Sally, she built sweet, she got everything, that Uncle John need. Aw baby, I’m gonna have me some fun, I’m gonna have me some fun, I’m gonna have me some fun.” – Sergeant Mac Eliot It’s our 100th movie review! And we’ve been saving one very...

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Weekend at Bernie’s (1989)

Weekend at Bernie’s Quote: “How do you like that? The guy gets laid more times dead than I do alive.” – Larry Wilson Listener Christian commissioned this ’80s classic as a tribute to Shat The Movies host Roger Roeper, and Rog defends it against criticism from Big D and Kerri...

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The Burbs (1989)

The Burbs Quote: “Smells like they’re cooking a goddamn cat over there.” – Mark Rumsfield Big D thought we should do a Best of Rick Ducommun, and you’re probably wondering who that is. You’re not alone. Ducommun was in “Spaceballs,” “The Last Boy Scout,” “Die Hard,” “Groundhog Day,” and dozens...

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The Crow (1994)

The Crow Quote: “It can’t rain all the time.” – Eric Draven “The Crow” isn’t the greatest movie of the ’90s. It’s not even the best movie of 1994. But for a lot of thirty-somethings, this movie was a huge part of adolescence. But Shat The Movies has passed it...

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WarGames (1983)

WarGames Quote: “Goddammit, I’d piss on a spark plug if I thought it’d do any good!” – General Beringer “WarGames” changed the way ’80s kids looked at video games, computers, and the threat of nuclear annihilation. But in the age of smartphones and wireless Internet, does this 1983 geek-gasm still...

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Jingle All The Way (1996)

Jingle All The Way Quote: “I’m not a pervert! I was just looking for a Turbo Man doll!” – Howard Langston “Jingle All The Way” marked the end of two distinct cinematic eras: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s string of comedies and Sinbad’s film career. But was it really hot garbage, or does...