Category Archives: 1990’s Best Movies

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.

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

10 Things I Hate About You Quote: “Alright, wait a minute. No drinking, no drugs, no kissing, no tattoos, no piercings, *no* ritual animal slaughters of any kind. Oh, God, I’m giving them ideas.” – Walter Stratford

“10 Things I Hate About You” introduced us to Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon Levitt, and the unsettling reality that ’90s Shakespeare adaptations were a really bad idea. If you remember this movie fondly, you’re not alone. If you still think it’s good after hearing the podcast, you’re a fool. Continue reading 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

Independence Day (1996)

Independence Day Quote: “I picked a hell of a day to quit drinkin’.” – Russel Casse

This “Independence Day,” let’s celebrate the 1996 cinematic dumpster fire that made Will Smith a blockbuster action hero and taught us Jeff Goldblum wasn’t acting in “Jurassic Park.” That’s really him. He can actually hack alien computers. Join us as we fly our mother ship of skepticism through plot holes, wildly offensive performances and Randy Quaid’s most annoying character ever. Continue reading Independence Day (1996)

Starship Troopers (1997)

Starship Troopers Quote: “I expect the best and I give the best. Here’s the beer. Here’s the entertainment. Now have fun. That’s an order!” – Jean Rasczak

All hands on deck Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Paul Verhoeven’s “Starship Troopers” mixes fun, smarts, action, sex and satire into a star-studded sci-fi package.

However a lot of people mistook it for cheeseball macho fluff. Let’s relive the terrifying Arachnids, quotable one-liners, Nazi-influenced propaganda pieces and — of course — the infamous co-ed shower scene.

Continue reading Starship Troopers (1997)

Fight Club (1999)

Fight Club Quote: “Condom is the glass slipper of our generation” – Marla Singer

This week’s theme was 1990’s movies with a twist, and listeners overwhelming selected David Fincher’s masterpiece, Fight Club (1999). While Brad Pitt & Edward Norton may have acted in the film, the real star was the story. Join Roger & Big D as they explore what it really meant to be a man growing up in pre-9/11 America as they dive into their own masculine failures and shortcomings in a throwback episode of Shat the Movies! Continue reading Fight Club (1999)