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Episode 390: Die Hard (1988)

While attending a party on Christmas Eve, a New York City cop tries to foil a terrorist plot and save his wife.

Special guests Dom Monfre and Daron from Board Games are for Losers join us to discuss life-saving boobs, the cigarettes recommended by doctors, and something more painful than walking on broken glass. Yippee-ki-yay motherfuckers… we’re finding out if Die Hard stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 389: Schindler’s List (1993)

During the Holocaust, an industrialist uses his money and influence to save the lives of over one thousand Jews.

This is a heavy episode, so we’re not doing the usual tease. Just listen as we discuss all the reasons why Schindler’s List stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 388: Scarface (1983)

A Cuban immigrant becomes a powerful drug kingpin in Miami.

Listen as we chat about popular dorm room posters, fake Churchill quotes, and how an R-rated movie can actually be X-rated. Say hello to my little friend and find out if Scarface stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 387: Big Fish (2003)

A son tries to find common ground with his dying father, in spite of the old man’s history of telling tall tales.

Listen as we discuss British actors affecting American accents, the Danny DeVito-aissance, and angel dogs from puppy heaven. Then we find out if Big Fish stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 386: Surviving the Game (1994)

Rich psychopaths take a homeless man to the woods and hunt him for sport.

Join us as we talk about an evil Mr. Burns that isn’t from The Simpsons, how The Purge helps the economy, and if Alan can beat up a dead guy. Then we find out if Surviving the Game stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 385: The Cannonball Run (1981)

Phony priests, beautiful women, a superhero, Roger Moore, and others race across the United States.

Listen as we discuss anger over drunk-driving laws, the guy who didn’t jump the Grand Canyon, and the many David Hamburgers in Hollywood. Then we find out if The Cannonball Run stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 384: Coach Carter (2005)

A high school basketball coach leads his team to an undefeated season, until his players let their grades slip.

Special guest Eli Noah joins us to discuss zip code genetics, clichés about 3-pointers, and Dennis Rodman’s relationship with a certain dictator. Then we find out if Coach Carter stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 383: The Freshman (1990)

After moving to New York City, a college student finds himself working for a mobster who kills and cooks endangered animals.

Join us as we chat about the history of wheeled luggage, tips for touring the Louvre, and BD Wong’s script demands. Then we find out if The Freshman stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 382: The Exorcist (1973)

A demonic spirit possesses a young girl, and only two Catholic priests can save her.

Listen as we discuss the shittiest operating rooms in Brooklyn, the grossest moment in The Human Centipede, and the funniest line from Dianne Wiest. The power of Christ compels you to find out if The Exorcist stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 381: The Fly (1986)

After inventing a teleportation device, a scientist accidentally combines his DNA with that of a house fly.

Listen as we chat about weird-looking newborns, the creatures that live in our eyebrows, and how talent can be sexy. Be afraid. Be very afraid as we find out if The Fly stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 380: I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

A year after a deadly hit-and-run accident, four friends are stalked by a killer.

Special guest Mike Kahn returns to discuss our long-lost brother, TV shows to watch on the elliptical machine, and the trashier version of Maxim. Then we find out if I Know What You Did Last Summer stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 379: School of Rock (2003)

A wannabe musician works as a substitute teacher and shows his students how to rock.

Listen as we discuss a Battle of the Bands in the middle of the day, trying to impress Alan’s brother-in-law, and movies that the Oscars don’t care about. Rock got no reason, rock got no rhyme, we’re finding out if School of Rock stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 378: A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

Two brothers dream of opening a nightclub, but have no clue where to start.

Special guest Mark J. Parker from Release Date Rewind joins us to chat about getting a picture with Will Ferrell, Instagram likes from Molly Shannon, and tipping advice from Lorne Michaels. Bob your head to the beat as we find out if A Night at the Roxbury stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 377: Dazed and Confused (1993)

Teenagers cruise around their Texas town on the last day of school.

Listen as we discuss our worst hazing experiences, chastity pledges that are downright lies, and the band James only knows from Guitar Hero. All right, all right, all right… we’re finding out if Dazed and Confused stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 376: Cobra (1986)

A renegade police officer takes on an army of violent criminals.

Join us as we chat about single guys who bring puppies to bars, a weirdly edited robot montage, and what Thanos should have done with his snap. Then we find out if Cobra stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 375: Lost in Translation (2003)

Two American strangers find comfort and connection with one another in Japan.

Listen as we talk about pump-thrusting to The Loco-Motion, why bonus tracks are annoying on Spotify, and killing people with rocky road ice cream. Then we find out if Lost in Translation stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 374: The Foot Fist Way (2006)

A taekwondo instructor faces a series of personal and professional crises.

Join us as we discuss women who are impressed by nunchucks, what $10,000 worth of lumber looks like, and how it would feel to beat Michael Jordan at HORSE. Then we find out if The Foot Fist Way stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 373: Strange Brew (1983)

Two beer-loving brothers get their dream jobs at a local brewery, where they quickly discover a sinister plot.

Listen as we chat about a very creepy statue, what Rick Moranis would be like as an uncle, and money bags filled with Canadian dollars. Then you hosers will find out if Strange Brew stands the Test of Time, eh?



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Episode 372: Enemy of the State (1998)

A lawyer’s life is ruined after he’s given footage that shows a congressman being murdered.

Special guest Jason Torres joins us to discuss harmless conspiracy theories, smoothies before dinner, and tough love from Chris Rock. Then we find out if Enemy of the State stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 371: The Cable Guy (1996)

A newly single man becomes friends with his cable installer, who turns out to be an unhinged stalker.

Join us as we discuss cutting class to hear the O.J. Simpson verdict, having a beer with a weirdo, and how answering machines would let you know if you were unloved. Then we find out if The Cable Guy stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 370: TMNT (2007)

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles must learn to fight as a team so they can defeat an ancient foe.

Listen as we chat about good-looking CGI rain, unnecessary origin stories, and how to be immortal on the down low. Then we find out if TMNT stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 369: The Italian Job (2003)

Expert thieves try to steal millions of dollars in gold from the man who betrayed them.

Join us as we chat about villains named Steve, what Mini Coopers have in common with aioli, and why Vladimir Putin should have watched this movie. Then we find out if The Italian Job stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 368: Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Two friends have to transport a truckload of beer from Texas to Georgia in 28 hours, with the law chasing them every step of the way.

Listen as we chat about dentists named Dr. Teeth, song lyrics that are a hat on a hat, and the fastest hunk of junk on Long Island. We also share our thoughts on Back to the Future: The Musical before finding out if Smokey and the Bandit stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 367: Slap Shot (1977)

A minor league hockey coach comes up with a strategy to save his team: brutal, unrelenting violence.

Listen as we discuss reasonably expensive hot dogs, aggressive guys in glasses, and weird 1970’s undergarments. Then we find out if Slap Shot stands the Test of Time.



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