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Peter’s Retro Movie Review: Zapped! (1982)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen Barney and Peyton are two normal high school boys who are about to have their everyday lives shaken up a little bit by a science-project gone wrong. Barney is experimenting with some sort of growth formula for plants and he also has two mice he uses in different experiments. Nothing harmful, of course! One involves giving…


063 – TFFP: Better Off Dead (1985)

Tweet In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’ll discuss whether we’re feeling suicidal or born to be alive after a re-watch of childhood favorite Better Off Dead (1985)! And this week we’re joined by guest host, Kevin Bachelder, podcaster extraordinaire who hosts the popular Tuning Into Sci-Fi T.V. and Saturday B-Movie Reel podcasts. Directed by: Savage Steve Holland Screenplay by: Savage Steve Holland…


5 Movies To Watch On A Forgotten Flix(less) Wednesday

Tweet By Maggie Kruger Ah Wednesday. You used to be the best day of the week: Humpday! You were almost the weekend and, more importantly, the Forgotten Flix Podcast day! But now… there’s no podcast. And we have to wait till fracking Thursday? Where’s the fun in that?! Truly, what a difference a day makes. Some people (naming no names, but…


058 – TFFP: Hiding Out (1987)

Tweet In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’re going back to high school with an assassin trying to take us out in Hiding Out (1987)! Directed by: Bob Giraldi Screenplay by: Joe Menosky and Jeff Rothberg Starring: Jon Cryer, Keith Coogan, and Annabeth Gish Background Info (from Wikipedia): Hiding Out is a 1987 movie starring Jon Cryer as a Wall Street broker “hiding out” as a high-school student as…


055 – TFFP: Secret Admirer (1985)

Tweet In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’re writing you a love letter (anonymously, of course!) as we remember Secret Admirer (1985)! Directed by: David Greenwalt Screenplay by: Jim Kouf and David Greenwalt Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Lori Loughlin, Kelly Preston, Fred Ward, and Dee Wallace Stone Synopsis: When Michael (Howell) receives a letter from a secret admirer, he believes it’s from…


10 Lessons Learned from Watching 80’s Comedy Movies

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson Many people spend their lives searching for answers. Answers to life’s deepest, most profound, and life-altering questions. But many of those seeking answers aren’t aware of a knowledge source that many of us take for granted… … comedy movies from the 1980s! So, here are 10 of the valuable lessons I’ve personally learned from a…


049 – TFFP: Three O’Clock High (1987)

Tweet In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’ll learn why high school is a lot like prison as we try to escape from Three O’Clock High (1987)! Directed by: Phil Joanou Screenplay by: Richard Christian Matheson, Thomas Szollosi Starring: Casey Siemaszko, Annie Ryan, Richard Tyson, and Stacey Glick. Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Three O’Clock High is a 1987…


045 – TFFP: Scrooged (1988)

Tweet In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’ll find out if Jason or Joel has ever been hit in the face with a toaster oven when we talk about Scrooged (1988)! Directed by: Richard Donner Screenplay by: Mitch Glazer and Michael O’Donoghue Starring: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, Bobcat Goldthwaite, Robert Mitchum, John Glover, Carol Kane, and Jake Johannson.…