094: Beetlejuice: Day-O!


Airdate: September 20, 2023

Beetlejuice hit the screens in 1988. In another Nostalgia -vs- Novelty episode, our hosts discuss how viewing the ghost with the most for the first time compared to seeing it after many years. Do the hosts Jump in the Line to dance with joy or did they call for an exorcist? No matter what, do not say his name three times.

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093: Elemental: Opposites Attract


Airdate: September 6, 2023

Elemental’s trailer states “elements don’t mix.” But the film shows that air, water and earth blend just fine. Why is fire on the outskirts looking in? Does the film have a classic Pixar/Disney moral to the story that lands or falls flat? Forever Fangirls saw the film in theaters, but it launches on Disney+ September 2023.

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092: Strays: Who Let The Dogs Out?

#092. STRAYS (2023) REVIEW

Airdate: August 23, 2023

Strays is a movie about a dog’s revenge on his vile owner, Doug. Reggie’s been dumped and his friends Bug, Hunter and Maggie are helping him complete his mission. Together they venture homeward bound, but is it a trip worth watching?

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091: Haunted Mansion: Disney Scares or another Flop


Airdate: June 28, 2023

Haunted Mansion comes to the big screen… again. Does it scare up enough nostalgia from the parks and a story that made it worth seeing? July seemed like an odd release date, as we expected something closer to Halloween. Forever Fangirls hit the theaters (instead of doom buggies) to see what the ghostly appeal of the film has.

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090: Barbie (2023) Review

#090. BARBIE (2023) REVIEW

Airdate: July 25, 2023

Barbie comes to life in this live action comedy with deeper meanings and unexpected twists. With a powerful cast, director and writers, does it hit big or should we package it up for a return?

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089: Indiana Jones & the Dial of Destiny: Fun at any age or just cranky?


Airdate: July 12, 2023

Indiana Jones is back with some new friends to embark on another grand adventure. With the help of his goddaughter, Helena, the two fight evil and try to prevent them from using the Dial of Destiny for nefarious purposes. Does it work, or should Indy have hung up his hat years ago?

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088: Goonies: Never Say Die???


Airdate: June 28, 2023

The Goonies (1985) gave us one of the most iconic line of the decade “Goonies Never Say Die.” They never give up, but considering the age of the film, does that message still hold true today? Does Sheila, a new viewer, enjoy Goonies at all? Did the nostalgia of Kimberly’s youth fade away when the ending credits rolled? Tune in to find out.

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087: The Neverending Story: FALKOR!


Airdate: June 14, 2023

On another Nostalgia v Novelty ep, we discuss if The Neverending Story holds up to a new viewer and a longtime fan. But most of all, Sheila gets to meet Falkor – the LUCK DRAGON!

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086: Fast X: Ride or Die?

#086. FAST X (2023) REVIEW

Airdate: May 31, 2023

The Fast & the Furious saga begins its epic conclusion with Fast X. With a powerful cast, lots of explosions and cars to dream about – should the film be on your must see list? Or is this where you get off the ride and wait for streaming?

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085: The Thanksgiving Play: Forget the Cranberry Sauce


Airdate: May 17, 2023

The Thanksgiving Play from Larissa Fasthorse shines a light on performative behavior. With D’Arcy Carden, Katie Finneran, Scott Foley and Chris Sullivan leading the way to bring the satirical play to life, makes your stomach hurt with laughter but also makes you think.

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