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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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Good Will Hunting (1997)

Good Will Hunting Quote: “You wasted $150,000 on an education you coulda got for $1.50 in late fees at the public library.” – Will Hunting “Good Will Hunting” won the Best of Matt Damon category among Shat The Movies, and we can see why. Damon didn’t just star in the...

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Groundhog Day (1993)

Groundhog Day Quote: “This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting the weather” – Phil Connors “Groundhog Day” is the rare movie that became more important than the holiday that inspired it. Many believe it’s Bill Murray’s greatest work, and...

The Ned Ryerson is GOD Theory

Why is Groundhog Day worth a commission? I read this article just after graduating college and it was the first time I ever considered the possibility that Groundhog Day was more than just a really good and entertaining comedy. Even though this movie explores some dark subject matter, it isn’t heavy, dramatic...

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The Last Boy Scout (1991)

The Last Boy Scout Quote: “Sure, sure, I know… it just happened. Coulda happened to anybody. It was an accident, right? You tripped, slipped on the floor and accidentally stuck your dick in my wife. “Whoops! I’m so sorry, Mrs. H. I guess this just isn’t my week.” – Joe...

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Planes Trains & Automobiles (1987) Encore Presentation

Planes Trains & Automobiles Quote: “Her first baby came out sideways, she didn’t scream or nothin.” – Owen Thanksgiving is a holiday like no other: We don’t buy presents. We don’t wear costumes. We don’t party all night. We just bring our family and friends together to share a meal...

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Tron (1982)

Tron Quote: “Games? You want games, I’ll give you games ” – Kevin Flynn Disney’s “Tron” digitally dazzled the world as revolutionary work of art: the identity discs, the concept of a computerized world, and visuals that to this day haven’t been replicated in their inventiveness and effort. But one...

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Under Siege (1992)

Under Siege Quote: “My name is Jordan Tate. I’m Miss July ’89. I was hired to jump out of the cake, but I got really airsick on the way over here so this guy gave me these pills and I don’t know what happened, and I guess I fell asleep.”...

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Beetlejuice (1988)

Beetlejuice Quote: “Ah. Well… I attended Juilliard… I’m a graduate of the Harvard business school. I travel quite extensively. I lived through the Black Plague and had a pretty good time during that. I’ve seen the Exorcist about a hundred and sixty-seven times, and it keeps getting funnier every single...