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The Test of Time

Are the classic movies of our childhood as good as we remember them? Join us as we take a fresh look at our favorite films and ask if they stand The Test of Time. Hosted by Alan Noah and James Brief
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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've stood The Test of Time.

 

Show logo by: Courtney Enos-Robertson

Music by: SpeakerFreq Audio

Oct 28, 2016

In John Carpenter’s horror classic The Thing, a group of Antarctic scientists have to contend with a shape-shifting alien… that may have already taken over one of their own.

Just in time for Halloween, we discuss a scary movie that stars a young(er) Wilford Brimley, features characters named Mac and Windows (#NerdHumor), and a computer that can somehow predict a Thing-pocalypse. Ultimately, we find out if The Thing stands the Test of Time.

Oct 21, 2016

No one made movies about teen angst like John Hughes. Sixteen Candles tells the story of Sam, a girl having the worst day of her life—on her sixteenth birthday—which her family forgot about.

This movie insulted geeks with Anthony Michael Hall, Asians with Long Duck Dong, and violated the cardinal rule of characters breaking the fourth wall. But is Sixteen Candles "so major" that it stands the Test of Time?

 

Oct 14, 2016

Bugs, bullets, and boobs: Starship Troopers has it all. In a wide-ranging conversation that touches on the new season of South Park, the genius of Michael Ironside, and what happens when you pull the hypotenuse of a love triangle, we dare to ask the age-old question: does Starship Troopers stand the Test of Time?
Oct 7, 2016
 
This election season, we're taking a look back at Dave, arguably the greatest rom-com ever centered around a Presidential impersonator.
We take a hard look at the First Lady's very specific "type," the fan-fiction James wrote about these characters, and why the movie should have been called "Joe President." No matter your political affiliation, we all need to come together to debate the country’s most serious issue: Does Dave stand the Test of Time?
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