1990s

The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Back to the Future • Retake

Retake: The Back to the Future Trilogy

September 18, 2022

Our Back to the Future series is over. We’ve covered all three parts of the franchise. So what did we think of them? Why does the first hold up so much better than the other two? How would we rank them? Tune in!

Listen Now
The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Back to the Future Trilogy • Back to the Future Part III

Back to the Future Part III

September 15, 2022

We wrap up our return to the Back to the Future trilogy with Robert Zemeckis’ finale from 1990: BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III. What do we think of the western direction they took? Does it hold up better than the second film? And why do all of their relatives look exactly the same? Tune in!

Listen Now
The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • Retake

Retake: 90s Comedies

July 10, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Clueless, The Last Supper, and Billy Madison. So what did we think of the films, the directors, the comedy, the stars, and what they brought to the table? Plus, Flickchart!

Listen Now
The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • Billy Madison

Billy Madison

July 7, 2022

We end our 90s Comedies series and our 11th season with Tamra Davis’ comedy ‘Billy Madison.’ It was Adam Sandler’s first opportunity to carry a film, and he’s clearly found his audience. What did we think of it?

Listen Now
The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • The Last Supper • D: Stacy Title (1995)

The Last Supper

June 30, 2022

Our 90s Comedies series continues with a dip into black satire. In today’s episode, we’re talking about Stacy Title’s 1995 film ‘The Last Supper.’ Is it more relevant than ever with its take on divisiveness? Or does it not work at all? Tune in to find out!

Listen Now
The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • Clueless

Clueless

June 23, 2022

We started this season with Amy Heckerling and we return to her in today’s episode with her 1995 loose adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma.” Join us as we talk about her film ‘Clueless,’ the second in our 90s Comedies series.

Listen Now
The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

June 16, 2022

We kick off our 90s Comedies series with Fran Rubel Kuzui’s 1992 comedy horror ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer.’ Is it the film we remembered it to be? How does it hold up to the series and everything else in the Buffyverse?

Listen Now
The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Coming of Age • Retake

Retake: Coming of Age Debuts

May 1, 2022

Our Coming of Age Debuts series is over. We’ve covered Salaam Bombay!, Slums of Beverly Hills, Ratcatcher, The Virgin Suicides, Thirteen, The Diary of a Teenage Girl, and Booksmart. So what did we think of these films and what they brought to the table?

Listen Now
The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Couples on the Run • Member Bonus Episode • Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart • Member Bonus

March 31, 2022

It’s our March member bonus episode! We return to our ‘Couples on the Run’ series from 2013 with David Lynch’s 1990 Palm D’Or winner ‘Wild at Heart.’ Is it too much Lynch craziness or just enough? Are Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern too over the top? Do they even come near the craziness of Diane Ladd? We dig in and may not agree but have a great conversation about it so tune in!

Listen Now
The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Coming of Age Debuts • Ratcatcher

Ratcatcher

March 31, 2022

We continue our Coming of Age Debuts series with Lynne Ramsay’s 1999 film ‘Ratcatcher.’ How does she do right out of the gate? We loved ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin.’ Do we see hints at what Ramsay does there in this earlier film? And what does this film say about coming of age in Glasgow 1973? Tune in to find out!

Listen Now