Cobra Kai Ep 1 - “Ace Degenerate”

May 7, 2018

In episode 195, Peter is joined by Tom of Jake and Tom Conquer the World for a BONUS review of the first episode of YouTube Red's Exclusive Series Cobra Kai! If you like what hear, subscribe to "TV ATE MY BRAIN" to get updates for the rest of the episodes as they are released!

The Karate Kid Review

The Karate Kid Part II Review

The Karate Kid Part III & The Next Karate Kid Review

Outro music: Joe Esposito - You're the Best


Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

April 27, 2018

In episode 194, Peter and Phoenix give their instant takes on Marvel's latest installment Avengers: Infinity War! They start with their non-spoiler initial thoughts before discussing the things they liked in the spoiler section.

Outro music: Avengers: Infinity War Theme


Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

April 24, 2018

In episode 193, Peter is joined by returning guest Steven of Screen Addicts for a review of John Carpenter's cult classic Big Trouble in Little China starring Kurt Russel, James Hong, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, and Kim Cattrall. They discuss their history with the film, some of the inspirations for the video game Mortal Kombat, and a little bit about the upcoming remake with Dwayne Johnson.

Outro music: The Coupe de Villes - Big Trouble in Little China


The Outsiders (1983)

April 16, 2018

In episode 192, Peter is joined by Elizabeth and Devin (of The Liquor Run and We Got Five) from the Nashville coverage on TV Ate My Brain for a review of the classic The Outsiders, based on the novel of the same name by S.E. Hinton, for it's 35th anniversary! They discuss the differenes with 2005's re-release titled The Complete Novel and what it is to "stay golden".

Outro music: Van Morrison - Gloria


Interview with Jeffrey Weissman “George McFly”

April 9, 2018

In episode 191, Peter interviews actor Jeffrey Weissman who is cast as George McFly in Back to the Future II and Back to the Future III! Mr. Weissman talks about how he got into acting and his days working at Universal when he "got the call". He also shares his insights on being a part of Jason Aron's Back in Time and Caseen Gaines' novel We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy, and his time on set filming with Michael J. Fox, Billy Zane and others. For more information about Mr. Jeffrey Weissman, visit

AJ LoCascio Interview

Back to the Future Viewing Party/Jeopardy

Outro music: Alan Silvestri - BTTF2 Prologue


Beetlejuice (1988)

April 2, 2018

In episode 190, Peter and his teenage son Phoenix review a Tim Burton classic Beetlejuice for it's 30th anniversary. Phoenix gives a fresh perspective as a 17 year old having seen it for the first time.

Outro music: Harry Belafonte - Banana Boat Song (Day O)


Ready Player One (2018)

March 29, 2018

In episode 189, Peter is joined by his son Phoenix for Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, based on a novel of the same name by Ernest Cline. They give two different generation's perspective on the movie and talk about some of the easter eggs they saw.


Dick Tracy (1990)

March 21, 2018

In episode 188, Peter is joined by his brother and returning guest, Phill who also hosts the wrestling podcast Off the Turnbuckle. They discuss the Warren Beatty crime movie Dick Tracy, based on the comics of the same name.

Outro music: Madonna - Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)


Blast From the Past (1999)

March 9, 2018

In episode 187, Peter is joined by returning guest Alexa from You Can Rewind it! They review and discuss Brendan Fraser's Blast From the Past, a romantic comedy also with Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken and Sissy Spacek.

Outro music: The Flying Neutrinos - Mr. Zoot Suit


Bloodsport (1988)

February 27, 2018

In episode 186, Peter is joined by returning guest Steven of Screen Addicts for a 30th Anniversary review of the Jean-Claude Van Damme classic Bloodsport! They speculate what was fact or fiction in the life of Frank Dux and talk about whether Ray Jackson knew the Kumite was supposed to be a secret.

Outro music: Stan Bush - Fight to Survive


Cruel Intentions (1999)

February 23, 2018

In episode 185, Peter is joined by the returning guests Brittney and Justine, the wonderful and hilarious ladies of It's About Damn Crime. For their second appearance, the ladies chose one of Brittney's favorite Cruel Intentions, which was adapted from the novel Les liaisons dangereuses by Choderlos de Laclos. They also discuss how problematic the movie is and also debate whether Ryan Phillippe used a butt double (Update: He confirmed on Twitter!).

Outro music: The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony


Black Panther (2018)

February 16, 2018

In episode 184, Peter is joined by his teenage son Phoenix for a review of Marvel's latest addition, Black Panther! They discussed without spoilers their expectations going in and than get into some of the things they liked in the spoiler section.

Outro music: Jay Rock - King's Dead (ft Kendrick Lamar, Future, and James Blake)


Nightmare: Return to Elm Street w/ dir. Domonic Smith

February 13, 2018

In episode 183, Peter interviews Domonic Smith, director of the short Nightmare: Return to Elm Street. Domonic tells the story of how he became a fan of the "Nightmare" series and why he decided to direct his film.

Domonic's YouTube Page


Howard the Duck (1986)

January 30, 2018

In episode 182, Peter is joined by Steven of Screen Addicts Podcast for a review of the Razzie Award winner Howard the Duck. Steven being a super fan comes on the show to defend a favorite of his!


The Hurricane (1999)

January 21, 2018

In episode 181, Peter is joined by Brent of Home Video Hustle Podcast for a review of the Academy Award nominated The Hurricane, which Denzel Washington won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in. They discuss how even after 50 years of the events in the movie, very little has changed in terms of racial injustice. 

Outro music: Bob Dyan - Hurricane

We Got Five: Ep. 19 - Denzel Movies


Weird Science (1985)

January 9, 2018

In episode 180, Peter is joined by returning guest Karly, of Core Temp Arts, for a review of the 1985 John Hughes classic, Weird Science. They discuss what they remember about the movie and tv show that it was based on and talk a little bit about whether the movie has aged well.

Outro music: Oingo Boingo - Weird Science


When Harry Met Sally (1989)

January 4, 2018

In episode 179, Peter is joined by romcom expert Justine of The Cutaways Podcast for a review of the Rob Reiner/Nora Ephron classic to bring in the new year!

Face 2 Face on Amazon.

Outro music: Harry Connick Jr - It Had to Be You


The Disaster Artist (2017)

December 6, 2017

In episode 178, Peter is joined by his friend Jon for a spoiler and non-spoiler instant reaction after watching James Franco's highly anticipated film, The Disaster Artist. 

Outro music: Corona - Rhythm of the Night


Aladdin (1992)

November 26, 2017

In episode 177,  Peter is joined by Hannah of Film Roast for a 25th anniversary review of the Disney classic Aladdin! They debate if it's better than Lion King, discuss the music and give thoughts on the upcoming live version.

Outro music - Alan Menken & Tim Rice - A Whole New World


Justice League (2017)

November 17, 2017

In episode 176, Peter is joined by Phil for an instant reaction, with and without spoilers, of DC's latest movie Justice League

Outro music - Gary Clark Jr & Junkie XL - Come Together


Selena (1997)

November 5, 2017

In episode 175, Peter enlists the aide of Justine and Brittney of It's About Damn Crime and criminal investigator Chris  for a review of the biopic Selena for it's 20th anniversary earlier this year. They discuss the life of the Queen of Tejano music and her tragic murder at the age of 23.

Outro music: Selena - Dreaming of You


6 Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare / 7 Wes Craven’s New Nightmare

October 31, 2017

In episode 174, Peter and Tom of Jake and Tom Conquer the World conclude their Nightmare on Elm Street retrospective with reviews of Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare and Wes Craven's New Nightmare. They finish up by ranking all 7 movies by rewatchability; discuss their fears that Freddy could use against them; and also possible ideas for a reboot or remake. Enjoyed the retrospective? The next possible horror series is also teased!

Outro music: Charles Bernstein - Bedtime Story (Dylan's Theme)


A Nightmare on Elm Street: 5 Dream Master / 6 Dream Child

October 30, 2017

In episode 173, Peter and Tom of Jake and Tom Conquer the World continue their retrospective of A Nightmare on Elm Street with this third episode covering Dream Master and Dream Child

Outro music: Tuesday Knight - Nightmare


A Nightmare on Elm Street: 2 Freddy’s Revenge / 3 Dream Warriors

October 21, 2017

In episode 172, Peter and Tom of Jake and Tom Conquer the World continue their retrospective of A Nightmare on Elm Street with a double feature of Freddy's Revenge and Dream Warriors

Outro music: Dokken - Dream Warriors


A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

October 15, 2017

In episode 171, Peter is joined by Tom of Jake and Tom Conquer the World to kick off the retrospective of A Nightmare on Elm Street for the rest of October! Tom, who's very knowledgeable of the franchise, takes Peter on a trip to revisit the series in which he's coming in as pretty much a newbie.

Outro music: Charles Bernstein - A Nightmare on Elm Street (Main Title)