HLF Presents: Podstalgic
New Jack City (1991)

New Jack City (1991)

February 24, 2020

In episode 244, Peter and Mariano review a listener's request, New Jack City. They discuss the comparisons to Scarface, Boyz N Da Hood and talk about it being Peter's first time watch and his thoughts on it.

Outro music: Guy - New Jack City

The Breakfast Club (1985)

The Breakfast Club (1985)

February 15, 2020

In episode 243, Peter and Mariano review the John Hughes' classic The Breakfast Club for it's 35th anniversary. They discuss the characters and actors' performances and question what is it exactly people love about this film.

Outro music: Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)

Click (2006)

Click (2006)

February 6, 2020

In episode 242, Peter and Mariano review a listener's request, Click, the Adam Sandler comedy about an overworked father who is given a tv remote to control his life.

Outro music: Cranberries - Linger

Bad Boys For Life (2020)

Bad Boys For Life (2020)

January 19, 2020

In episode 241, Peter is joined by returning guest and also cohost of Original Remake, Michael Denniston. Peter and Michael share their thoughts on the third installment of the Bad Boys franchise before getting in to details after the break. They also discuss which is the best in the series.

Outro music: DJ Durel - Bad Moves (ft Quavo & Rich The Kid)

Tremors (1990)

Tremors (1990)

January 14, 2020

In episode 240, Peter and Mariano review the monster movie Tremors starring Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward. They talk about the writing and decide whether it still holds up. 

Outro music: Reba McEntire - Why Not Tonight

Street Fighter (1994)

Street Fighter (1994)

December 31, 2019

In episode 239, Peter is joined by first time guests, Jeremy and Mikey from the Cobra Guys, for an anniversary review of Street Fighter. Jeremy gives his insights from a first time watcher's point of view and the guys also talk about the video game and some Mortal Kombat.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

December 23, 2019

In episode 238, Peter, Mariano and Allegra review Star Wars - Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. They give their personal rankings of the 9 movies before getting into details after the break.

Outro music: #NerdOut! - To The End

Dumb and Dumber (1994)

Dumb and Dumber (1994)

December 23, 2019

In episode 237, Peter and Marino revisit Dumb and Dumber for it's 25th anniversary and discuss whether it still holds up.

Outro music: Apache Indian - Boom Shakalaka

Back to the Future Part II (1989)

Back to the Future Part II (1989)

November 27, 2019

In episode 236, Peter and Mariano revisit Back to the Future Part II for it's 30th anniversary! Mariano who hasn't seen the film in some time and has some thoughts. Tune in for an interesting discussion.

Outro music: Alan Silvestri - Opening Theme

The Last Castle (2001)

The Last Castle (2001)

November 12, 2019

In episode 235, Peter and Mariano review The Last Castle for Veteran's Day. Robert Redford stars in this prison drama where he's a 3 Star General who was sent to a military prison run by a Colonel, played by James Gandolfini, who may be abusing his power.

Outro music: Jerry Goldsmith - Irwin Arrives

Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

November 2, 2019

In episode 234, Peter and Mariano are joined by Allegra for a discussion of the latest addition in the Terminator franchise. They talk about where they stand with the franchise and the sequels and whether this is the best sequel since Terminator 2: Judgement Day.

Outro music: Junkie XL - Dark Fate

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

October 14, 2019

In episode 233, Peter and Mariano are joined by Juwan to discuss the film Pulp Fiction. Does the film hold up after 25 years? How does it stand with other Tarantino films? Find out what they think.

 

Outro music: Chuck Berry - You Never Can Tell

 

Gemini Man (2019)

Gemini Man (2019)

October 13, 2019

In episode 232, Mariano is joined by Allegra to discuss the new release Gemini Man. Find out how they feel about this film and if they recommend it. 

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)

October 13, 2019

In episode 231, Peter and Mariano are joined by Juwan to discuss the new release "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie". Every one on this episode are big fans of Breaking Bad, check out what they think of this sequel to one of the most acclaimed television shows. 

Outro music: Jim White - Static On The Radio

 

Only You (1994) / Interview with Screenwriter Diane Drake

Only You (1994) / Interview with Screenwriter Diane Drake

October 10, 2019

In episode 230, Peter and Mariano revisit the Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr. romcom Only You for it's 25th anniversary. Peter also interviews the writer of the film, Diane Drake, and they have a discussion about the Ouija board, the creative writing process of the film, and her memories of the ongoings on set.

Visit Diane Drake's website here.

Purchase her book "Get Your Story Straight" at at Amazon here.

Outro music: Louis Armstrong - Only You

Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Shawshank Redemption (1994)

October 3, 2019

In episode 229, Peter and Mariano are joined by Allegra for a review of Frank Darabont's Shawshank Redemption, based on the Stephen King novella. Celebrating it's 25th anniversary, they take a look back and see if the movie still holds up.

Outro music: Hank Williams - Lovesick Blues

Timecop (1994)

Timecop (1994)

September 27, 2019

In episode 228, Peter and Mariano are back to review a Van Damme classic for it's 25th anniversary. They make comparisons to the tv show Time Trax and talk about some of JCVD's other movies. Also find out which one realizes they're a Jean-Claude Van Damme fan.

Outro music: Mark Isham - Time Cop

Earth Girls Are Easy (1989)

Earth Girls Are Easy (1989)

August 18, 2019

In episode 227, Peter and Mariano are back to talk about Earth Girls Are Easy for it's belated 30th anniversary and ponder whether if it was considered a classic. During a period when Geena Davis and Jeff Goldblum were married and before Damon Wayans and Jim Carrey were on In Living Color, many discussions are to be had!

Outro music : Julie Brown - Earth Girls Are Easy

Child’s Play (2019)

Child’s Play (2019)

June 22, 2019

In episode 226, Peter and Tyler give their non spoiler initial thoughts on the reboot of the classic slasher Child's Play. After the break, they get into spoilers and discuss some of the differences between the reboot and the original film from 1988.

Outro music: Bear McCreary - The Buddi Song

Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4 (2019)

June 21, 2019

In episode 225, Mariano and Allegra continue their Podstalgic takeover. This week they review the latest film from Pixar, Toy Story 4. Find out if Pixar has more magic for us from the beloved franchise. 

Rocketman (2019)

Rocketman (2019)

June 16, 2019

In episode 224, Allegra and Mariano take over Podstalgic this week to cover Rocketman. Find out what they think of this biopic on musical legend Elton John. Even though they confess to not being fans of musicals, this film may be an exception for them. 

Always Be My Maybe (2019)

Always Be My Maybe (2019)

June 1, 2019

In episode 223, Peter and Mariano are joined by Allegra for a discussion of Netflix's latest release, Always Be My Baby. In her directorial debut, Nahnatchka Khan reunites with Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) and Ali Wong (Baby Cobra) for a romcom centered around childhood friends who end up falling in with each other when they grow up.

Outro music: Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby

Field of Dreams (1989)

Field of Dreams (1989)

May 5, 2019

In episode 222, Peter returns with Mariano for a discussion of Field of Dreams for it's 30th anniversary. Peter, being a first time watcher, gives his thoughts while Mariano shares his history with the beloved classic.

Outro music: James Horner - Field of Dreams

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

April 29, 2019

In episode 221, Allegra and Mariano are joined by M from The Liquor Run Podcast as they takeover to cover Marvel's Avengers: Endgame. Find out what they think of what could be the biggest film in history. Extra bonus: someone special joins the episode to give their thoughts. 

Never Been Kissed (1999) [History of Color Takeover]

Never Been Kissed (1999) [History of Color Takeover]

April 13, 2019
In episode 220, Mariano and Allegra give us their take on the 1999 film Never Been Kissed starring Drew Barrymore. Does it hold up? Would this film be made in 2019? Find out what they think of this romantic comedy. 
 
Outro Music: Ozomatli - Cumbia De Los Muertos