Ep. 15 - 10 Things I Hate About You

February 12, 2019

Twenty years later two middle-aged men celebrate Valentine's Day with the classic (?) teen romcom 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU. Just like every other middle-aged man is doing across this great nation. Snark aside, although this Julia Stiles/Heath Ledger starring film is full of it, we are curious how this film plays differently from our teenage years and surprise, surprise... one of your hosts has to face the fact that he's even more of a grouch as an old man facing an ever closer trip to the grave. Happy Valentine's Day everyone!

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Ep. 14 - The Matrix

January 13, 2019

On this episode we truly live up to our premise of returning to simper times at the movies. For example, a time when there was only THE MATRIX and only a dream of reloaded revolutions. Unfortunately for one host this is the film he has dreaded revisiting the most as it may be a reminder of all those wasted hours of youth with Trinity and Neo. The other host sees this as mere shadowboxing to prepare for our upcoming episode on STAR WARS: EPISODE 1 - THE PHANTOM MENACE. In that way we are living proof that the more things change, the more they remain the same (especially when it comes to sci-fi fandom). Continue that journey with us at the links below:

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Ep. 13 - Meeting People Is Easy

January 6, 2019

We return from our exhausting publicity tour for the first 12 episodes of this podcast with our masterpiece... coming shortly after this one on the Radiohead documentary MEETING PEOPLE IS EASY. This almost lost recording (and wouldn't you all be so thankful) talks about the strange marketing positioning that rock bands find themselves in when a rock doc is produced and if this one in particular represents a mere moment in time during the OK COMPUTER era of Radiohead's career or would it establish the band's identity as we still know it today? Find out on the latest 99 FROM 99 at the links below:

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Ep. 12 - True Crime and EDtv

April 5, 2018

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This is A Very Special Episode of 99 FROM 99 as one host has subtitled it Great Directors Doing Their Worst Work... so doesn't that make you excited to hear our discussion on Clint Eastwood's TRUE CRIME and Ron Howard's EDtv? Fear not as there is some joy to be found, such as Mr. Eastwood racing his actual daughter to her doom in a teaching moment about going to the zoo with an obsessive true crime reporter. And how can one dislike Martin Landau as the most understanding father figure surrounded by buffoons in the "comedy" version of THE TRUMAN SHOW? So, sit back, and make the best of it with us at the links below:

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Ep. 11 - Ravenous

April 4, 2018

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We hoped you saved room for a helping of more 99 FROM 99. This time we turn back to failed film in 1999 that had all the makings of a cult classic upon its release, and RAVENOUS does not disappoint as we follow Guy Pearce and Robert Carlyle in this strange cannibal buddy comedy from Antonia Bird. So hopefully you are not listening to this on your lunch break, but we thank you for your support which you can continue to do so at all the links below:

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Ep. 10 - Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

March 17, 2018

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We hustle our listeners to yet another episode on the films from 1999... although on this one we are keeping in tradition of this one arriving a bit later to the States, so yes, for you sticklers out there this is originally a 1998 film. But no matter! Celebrate with us the arrival of future action star Jason Statham in the movie that started his career as well as director Guy Ritchie. For better or worse we've all managed to survive their filmography, but how does LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS hold up in 2018? Find out at the links below:

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Ep. 09 - Cruel Intentions

March 3, 2018

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On our latest episode of 99 FROM 99, one host discovers some disturbing secrets about his co-host. All will be revealed in this episode on guilty pleasure CRUEL INTENTIONS! Namely that one host disagrees with the verdict of feeling guilt for enjoying this look at the cutthroat world of the powerful and wealthy transported to the realm of high school drama. Meanwhile the other host just feels bad for Selma Blair and all parties involved, including our dear listeners. Did we mention to give us a follow and a listen at the links below?

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Ep. 08 - Analyze This and The Sopranos

February 28, 2018

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Just when we think we are out, the mob entertainment of 1999 pulls us back in for the Robert De Niro/Billy Crystal comedy ANALYZE THIS and James Gandolfini in the start of TV's modern Golden Age THE SOPRANOS. The latter caused one host to pass on the former Harold Ramis film until the recording for this podcast, while the other host took a pass on David Chase's landmark series until much later. How do both of these mob hits hold up now? Find out in our latest episode and at the links below:

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Ep. 07 - 8MM

February 22, 2018

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We have a bit more fun revisiting films for this podcast than the character played by Nicolas Cage in 8MM. This Joel Schumacher directed movie from late February 1999 follows a private investigator as he is tasked with determining the authenticity of a "snuff film." In this episode we determine the authenticity of this critical misfire and determine if the complaints of screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker would have possibly changed the response. And with almost twenty years since its release, maybe our response has. Find out in our latest episode of 99 from 99!

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Ep. 06 - October Sky

February 19, 2018

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Dare to dream with us as we travel back to the days before rich men fired sports cars into space, to the simpler days when Jake Gyllenhaal was just a young actor playing a young man in West Virginia dreaming of space and a way out of a coal mining future. One of our hosts has no history with OCTOBER SKY, nor any history background when it comes to space exploration, and the other host sees this Joe Johnston film as something of a hidden gem (while also having no practical knowledge about rockets or space exploration). Explore with us as we continue to chart the course of cinema back in 1999 and follow us at the links below:

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