#176 Cobra

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It’s the triumphant return of Cannon-uary, with Sylvester Stallone’s bizarro-world version of Beverly Hills Cop: Cobra! What’s with Chekov’s matchstick? Why is there almost no plot whatsoever? Who cut this down to 80-some minutes? Plus, gratuitous violence, dummy deaths, and … Continued

#175 Back to the Future (Clip)

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A little treat for ourselves is the final episode of 2020: One of our all-time favorite movies! Hear this episode in full at Patreon.com/Dissectingthe80s, and unlock move than 13 hours of bonus content! Lorraine is VERY hot for Marty, Doc … Continued

#174 Santa Claus: The Movie

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 Merry Christmas, gang! We’re tackling a truly odd duck of a movie: Santa Claus: The Movie! Why is John Lithgow wearing these enormous teeth? Why does this movie spend 50 minutes doing Santa’s life story with absolutely, positively no conflict … Continued

#173 Clue

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It’s the best board game adaptation ever: Clue! It’s a miracle this movie is fun, Tim Curry is a treasure, Andrew loves Madeline Kahn, so much twisting and turning, Tripp talks too much about Knives Out and Battleship and many … Continued

Patreon Update!

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We’ve added a new stretch goal (an additional bonus track!) and will be doing an annual Christmas-mentary for all Patreon supporters! Patreons who sign up at the $5 tier unlock more than ELEVEN HOURS of bonus content immediately, with another … Continued

#172 The Burbs

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Happy T.Hanks-giving, y’all! We hope you’re staying safe out there, so here’s an episode a few days early! How great is Joe Dante? The difficulties of pronouncing Rick Ducommun, The Luck of the Irish, THE LEGEND DICK MILLER RETURNS (RIP), … Continued

#171 Near Dark

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Continuing our NoVampire month is the Kathryn Bigelow-helmed impossible-to-find Near Dark! Why on earth is it SO hard to find this movie? What, exactly, are the rules? Is Bill Paxton the coolest vampire? Why is Homer carrying a gun? Is … Continued

#170 Fright Night

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It’s the start of a brand new themed month: NOVAMPIRE! We kick things off with the fun cult classic: Fright Night! This episode features: a detour about JK Rowling’s terrible turn, Roddy McDowall as Tripp’s favorite kind of character, Just … Continued

#169 Silver Bullet

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AOOOOO! We’ve got hot werewolf action on this Spooktacular episode! Gary Busey at his unhinged best, Corey Haim in one of his best performances, some insanely under-developed werewolf costuming, wilding out with Stephen King, bad choices with Wild Turkey and … Continued

#168 Ghoulies

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Spoooooktacular 2020 begins! The VHS cover that made you afraid to sit on the toilet: Ghoulies! Why on EARTH is this movie about Satanism? Who are the Ghoulies and why is there also another set of assistants? Plus, Tripp creates … Continued

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