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The Test of Time

Are the classic movies of our childhood really as great as we remember them? Hosts Alan Noah and James Brief take a fresh look at our favorite films to see if they still stand The Test of Time.

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Jul 20, 2018

Jim Carrey proved that he was more than just a comedy actor with his turn as an unwitting reality star in the 1998 movie, The Truman Show. 

This week, we chat about some very strange behavior, like crossing your fingers on your wedding day, holding a six-pack of beer next to your face, and watching an obscene amount...


Jul 13, 2018

In 1998, there was something about There’s Something About Mary that propelled Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz to the A-list. 
 
As we chat about the movie, we discuss the bizarre layout of Mary's house, which Dillon brother is more famous, and the very real fear of getting "caught" in your zipper. Plus Alan describes...


Jul 6, 2018

In 1998's second movie about the end of the world, humanity can only be saved by Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck... and the music of Aerosmith.

This week, we're talking about Armageddon, a flick that's heavy on emotional manipulation and meteor showers that only hit major cities (thanks, Michael Bay!) We also discuss the...


Jun 29, 2018

Twenty years ago, we were graced with two movies, released just months apart, about celestial objects threatening to end life as we know it on Earth. The first, Deep Impact, explores how the U.S. President, a group of astronauts, a news reporter, and a horny teenager respond to the crisis. 
 
In our chat about the...


Jun 22, 2018

An adventure 65 million years—and 103 podcast episodes—in the making. 
 
Jurassic Park is the movie that made dinosaurs cool, put Laura Dern in a whole lotta denim, killed Samuel L. Jackson off-screen, and turned Jeff Goldblum into... a sex symbol? We also discuss the movie's lame original ending, and why 1993 was...