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Ep. 55 - American Beauty

Ep. 55 - American Beauty

September 18, 2019

And so we have arrived at the Best Picture of 1999. Thus ends the podcast.

Of course not! As one host raves about the merits of AMERICAN BEAUTY, the other is just wondering how misguided does a man have to be to no longer find Annette Bening amusing? Also notice how we are leading with one star in these show notes and not the other? Wellllll we get into that a bit at the top of the show. Then we have our "fun" again by debating if this is indeed the best that 1999 in film had to offer or maybe Ron Livingston wanting to watch Kung Fu already did it better. Let your voice be heard on such important matters at the links below!

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Ep. 54 - Stigmata and Stir of Echoes

Ep. 54 - Stigmata and Stir of Echoes

September 17, 2019

Twenty years later we are still shocked at the opening weekend dominance of Patricia Arquette and Gabriel Byrne in STIGMATA, while Kevin Bacon bombed in STIR OF ECHOES as a Johnny-come-lately THE SIXTH SENSE on September 10, 1999. Since coming in with the very late takes is our podcast bread and butter we try to comfort Mr. Bacon in what has been a decades long matter of great shame to the man. Speaking of shameful, click on these links:

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Ep. 53 - Teaching Mrs. Tingle and Music of the Heart

Ep. 53 - Teaching Mrs. Tingle and Music of the Heart

August 29, 2019

It's back to school for many a child listener of 99 FROM 99 and what better way to start the season than being anti-social and listening to their favorite hosts on their favorite podcast on everyone's favorite films of 1999: TEACHING MRS. TINGLE and MUSIC OF THE HEART. Apparently one of our hosts reads these show notes (and it's not the one who writes them; he's an alcoholic) and perhaps with the cynicism of these worthless words is the reason for the biggest twist of this failed experiment... his co-host actually liked one of these movies. You no longer care but please click these links:

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Ep. 52 - Bowfinger and The Muse

Ep. 52 - Bowfinger and The Muse

August 28, 2019

Who knew that twenty years later the comedic stylings of Steve Martin and Albert Brooks would be so divisive to our much beloved hosts of your favorite podcast? One of them finds the con man ways of BOWFINGER not only failing to amuse but likely criminal whereas your other host is in complete agreement with Hollywood that THE MUSE is the death rattle of a once great comedic director. It's a fun episode!

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Ep. 51 - The Thomas Crown Affair

Ep. 51 - The Thomas Crown Affair

August 27, 2019

It's sexy times on this episode of 99 FROM 99 as we discuss the film that gave disappointed EYES WIDE SHUT audiences what they really wanted. Unfortunately all of that steamy action between Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo is nearly ruined by a terrible haircut on top of a terrible Denis Leary. All of this and a late to the game #FreeJohnMcTiernan crusade is started... but we can't be bothered to take that cause to our social media links which you can find here:

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Ep. 50 - The Iron Giant

Ep. 50 - The Iron Giant

August 26, 2019

Unfortunately for most people (including one of your beloved hosts) the greatest Superman movie ever made was missed upon initial release in 1999... so leave it to 99 FROM 99 to make THE IRON GIANT a sensation twenty years later. Look, if Steven Spielberg couldn't make it happen in READY PLAYER ONE... I guess we have to step in. As usual. Click the links below if you want to be a good American who likes lovable robots:

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Ep. 49 - The Sixth Sense

Ep. 49 - The Sixth Sense

August 20, 2019

In August of 1999... everyone saw dead people. A cruel person, like maybe one (or both!) of your hosts, may make a joke here about Bruce Willis' performance in THE SIXTH SENSE but instead we rave about it like a couple of dorks. Look, even the Oscars got something right (historically this is only one of three times that's been true) by nominating Toni Collette in one of M. Night Shyamalan's finest pieces of writing and directing. So we've got nothing new for you here but we do have links:

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Ep. 48 - Runaway Bride

Ep. 48 - Runaway Bride

August 18, 2019

Almost a decade after Julia Roberts became one of the all-time movie stars in her work with director Garry Marshall and co-star Richard Gere in PRETTY WOMAN the band got back together in the summer of 1999 to give us the SECOND BEST Julia Roberts romcom of that year! RUNAWAY BRIDE may not be as well loved as NOTTING HILL or the iconic hooker with a heart of gold flick but it was a big financial success and maybe, just maybe, we should give these very pretty people a break for once. Do the same for us PLEASE by clicking on the links below:

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Ep. 47 - Deep Blue Sea

Ep. 47 - Deep Blue Sea

August 14, 2019

UTwo decades later and we are still worried about spoiling the charms of Renny Harlin's DEEP BLUE SEA. This leads to a conversation about spoiler culture and the lack of risk-taking as seen by some of today's bigger stars (unfortunately not Thomas Jane as much as we like the guy). Other than that we try to avoid being absolute buzzkills on one of life's simple pleasures: LL Cool J as a chef fighting sharks in his kitchen.

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Ep. 46 - Drop Dead Gorgeous and Dick

Ep. 46 - Drop Dead Gorgeous and Dick

August 12, 2019

On July 23, 1999 the world FINALLY got their Spinal Tap version of local beauty pageants... and the world mostly took a pass until THE OFFICE made that fashionable. Like most of the Johnny-come-lately's we give our delayed thoughts on DROP DEAD GORGEOUS. And while it may be strange for two grown men to give their very late two cents on this Kirsten Dunst teen comedy... well one of your hosts was as amped up for her other '99 offering in DICK. As in Richard Nixon. Yes, the lesser half of 99 FROM 99 loves Richard Nixon. Please don't unsubscribe and click the links below:

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