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85 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Episode 42: WILD HEARTS CAN'T BE BROKEN (1991)
Saddle up for the latest episode of NostalgiaCast, as Jonny and Darin welcome cinephile/ Sylvester Stallone enthusiast Lauren K. for a high-diving discussion of WILD HEARTS CAN'T BE BROKEN, 1991's Disney classic about a girl and her horse. But is this ANNE OF GREEN GABLES-esque period romance worth a ticket to the fair? Take the reins and find out!
82 minutes | May 28, 2021
Episode 41: SECONDHAND LIONS (2003)
Pull up a rocking chair and sip your iced tea as NostalgiaCast takes a fond look back at SECONDHAND LIONS, starring Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine, and Robert Duvall. Twitter's own Dallin The Film Fanatic joins Jonny and Darin for an enlightening discussion on the difference between fantasy, memory, and defective imported wildlife.
90 minutes | May 7, 2021
Episode 40: NIGHT SHIFT (1982)
"And they'll work you when the day is through on the night shift. / And they'll comfort you, and they'll love you, too, on the night shift!" Actor-writer-director-blogger extraordinaire Jeannette Mickenham joins Jonny and Darin for a dramatic discussion of Ron Howard's NIGHT SHIFT, starring Michael Keaton and Henry Winkler. But is this 1982 comedy classic dead on arrival? Pull up a slab and find out!
75 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
Episode 39: THE WITCHES (1990)
The one and only Kevin The Critic joins Jonny and Darin for a spooky discussion of Nicolas Roeg's THE WITCHES, based on the beloved children's book by Roald Dahl. Talking animatronic mice (courtesy Jim Henson Productions), purple-pupiled enchantresses, plus Anjelica Huston all sexed up for the kiddies... it's sure to be a spirited good time!
78 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
Episode 38: RAD (1986)
Go balls out as NostalgiaCast turns back the clock on RAD, Hal Needham's... um... classic?... tale of one man's love affair with his BMX bike. Brian Skutle of Sonic Cinema joins Jonny and Darin for a spirited discussion of all things ass-sliding, bicycle boogying, and possibly the most ineptly-assembled mishmash of sports clichés in movie history. Taste the glory now!
62 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
Episode 37: HOOSIERS (1986)
Welcome to Indiana basketball! NostalgiaCast goes to the hoop with HOOSIERS, David Anspaugh's 1986 inspirational classic starring Gene Hackman and Dennis Hopper. Listen as Jonny and Darin discuss the unending appeal of underdog sports dramas, whether grumpy on-set antics from A-list actors help or hinder production, and the top feel-good sports-themed films of all time!
59 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
Episode 36: FOOTLOOSE (1984)
It's time to cut loose and kick off your Sunday shoes as NostalgiaCast winds back the clock on FOOTLOOSE, Herbert Ross's Utah-based musical classic starring John Lithgow and Kevin Bacon. But does this feature-length string of music videos make us wanna get up and dance? Or will it have us boogying to a different beat? Lose your blues with the latest episode of NostalgiaCast!
63 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
Episode 35: SWING KIDS (1993)
It don't mean a thing if you ain't got that swing! Author R.J. Craddock joins Jonny and Darin for a jump jivin' discussion on SWING KIDS, starring Christian Bale, Robert Sean Leonard, and Kenneth Branagh. But does this Disney-fied peek into history give us a goose-stepping good time? Take to the dance floor for the latest episode of NostalgiaCast!
58 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
Episode 34: STAND BY ME (1986)
Turn back the clock to your childhood, as Jonny and Darin reminisce about the Stephen King novella-turned-Rob Reiner coming-of-age classic, STAND BY ME. Leeches, cherry-flavored Pez, Mighty Mouse versus Superman, no pie plate is left unturned. But does the movie give us warm, fuzzy feelings about times and friendships past? Listen to the latest episode of NostalgiaCast and find out!
68 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Episode 33: YOUNG GUNS (1988)
Regulators! Journey back to the time of cowboys, cattle barons, and Billy the Kid, as Jonny and Darin saddle up for Christopher Cain's Brat-Packing Western classic, YOUNG GUNS. But is this ode to frontier justice worth the trip? Or will its hip cast and electric guitar-heavy music score chap our hides? Strap on your six-guns and join us for the latest episode of NostalgiaCast!
56 minutes | Jan 15, 2021
Episode 32: BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE (1989)
Party on, dudes, as Jonny and Darin wind back the clock on BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, Stephen Herek's time-travel comedy classic starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter. But is it time for these bodacious buds to face the music? Or is their trip through history anything but a bogus journey? Be excellent to yourself and find out!
35 minutes | Dec 24, 2020
Episode 31: COBRA KAI - Season One (2018)
It's time to wax on, wax off in the latest episode of NostalgiaCast! Join Jonny and Darin as they talk the continuing adventures of Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso in COBRA KAI, Netflix's reboot/revival of THE KARATE KID. But is the show just another wallow in nostalgia for nostalgia's sake? Or does it deepen the mythology we loved so much as kids? Enter the dojo and find out!
69 minutes | Dec 7, 2020
Episode 30: SHORT CIRCUIT (1986)
Johnny 5 is alive in the latest episode of NostalgiaCast! Join Jonny and Darin for a spirited discussion on John Badham's SHORT CIRCUIT, starring box office behemoths Steve Guttenberg and Ally Sheedy. But is this sci-fi comedy classic still just as charming and memorable today, or should its dated '80s attitudes relegate it to the scrap heap?
70 minutes | Nov 22, 2020
Episode 29: THE NEVERENDING STORY (1984)
It's a bat, it's a luck dragon, it's THE NEVERENDING STORY! Jonny and Darin tackle the childhood classic that drove millions of kids to cry over a horse sinking into mud. But does this Wolfgang Petersen-directed, special effects-laden fantasy stand up to scrutiny? Or does it leave less to the imagination than we initially thought? Saddle up a snail and find out!
71 minutes | Oct 30, 2020
Episode 28: RETURN TO OZ (1985)
It's Wheelers and Mombiis and electroshock treatment (oh my!) as NostalgiaCast takes a look at Walter Murch's RETURN TO OZ (1985). Journey back to the... dismal? desolate? deadly? land of L. Frank Baum's books and relive the deepest, darkest existential nightmares of your childhood, then stick around as Jonny and Darin discuss "classic" films that aren't necessarily classics. It's sure to be a fun, family-friendly time!
67 minutes | Oct 20, 2020
Episode 27: BETTER OFF DEAD (1985)
Grab your skiis and your TWO DOLLARS! as Jonny and Darin look back at "Savage" Steve Holland's BETTER OFF DEAD (1985). But is this coming-of-age cult comedy classic just a quirky collection of quips, or is there something deeper bubbling beneath its surface? NostalgiaCast's latest episode is truly a sight to behold!
74 minutes | Oct 11, 2020
Episode 26: THREE AMIGOS! (1986)
It's all for each other and all for one in the latest episode of NostalgiaCast! Saddle up with Jonny and Darin as they discuss John Landis's THREE AMIGOS (1986), starring comedy giants Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, and... Philip E. Hartmann? With a plethora of piñatas, talking turtles, and invisible swordsmen, you're in for a rootin', tootin' good time! Also don't forget to visit NostalgiaCast's previous episodes, including a look back at other favorites such as CLASH OF THE TITANS, RAISING ARIZONA, TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE, LADYHAWKE, and THE GOONIES. LIBSYN: https://nostalgiacast.libsyn.com/ STITCHER: https://stitcher.com/podcast/nostalgiacast-2/nostalgiacast APPLE PODCASTS: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nostalgiacast/id1167575031
28 minutes | Oct 4, 2020
Episode 25: BIG (1988)
In this special, easier-on-the-ears episode of NostalgiaCast, Jonny and Darin take a break from their usual hour-long format to discuss BIG (1988). It's a truncated but no less insightful look at some of the "darker" themes that permeate Penny Marshall's seminal coming-of-age fantasy classic, with a special nod to (of course) Tom Hanks's career-making performance. So grab your ice cream soda pop vanilla on the top and join us for a spell!
67 minutes | Sep 26, 2020
Episode 24: FLASH GORDON (1980)
Gordon's alive in the latest episode of NostalgiaCast! Join Jonny and Darin as they DIIIIIIIIVE! into 1980's Dino De Laurentiis-produced, Mike Hodges-directed fantasy-adventure FLASH GORDON, based on the swashbuckling comic strip hero of the same name. Impromptu football games, cuckoo-crazy interplanetary space travel, and loads of awkward sexual politics get served up with a healthy dose of Freddie Mercury, as your hosts try to make sense of this campy cult classic.
67 minutes | Sep 20, 2020
Episode 23: A FEW GOOD MEN (1992)
Ten-hut! There's a new episode of NostalgiaCast on deck! Join Jonny and Darin for a deep-dive discussion of Rob Reiner's blockbuster courtroom drama A FEW GOOD MEN (1992), starring Hollywood up-and-comers Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, and Kevin Bacon. The pros and cons of Aaron Sorkin's (pre-WEST WING) dialogue, the performances, Reiner's sure-footed, no-frills direction... no stone is left unturned! Plus, listen as your hosts reminisce about their high-school history with the play. You think you can handle the truth? Of course you can handle the truth! Also on YouTube, Stitcher, and Apple Podcasts!
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