RetroPerspective

RetroPerspective


Latest Episodes

John & Mike vs Awkward Dates
September 09, 2019

John & Mike revisit a week that had a lot of stinkers, but they both watched the one that Rotten Tomatoes loved best: "What Happened Was..." written and directed by Tom Noonan. They also talk about urban legends having to do with legendary baseball...

John vs. Natural Born Killers
September 02, 2019

John and Mike rewind to 1994 and visit the week that saw the release of Natural Born Killers, John Candy's last film Wagons East!, the heartfelt period drama Corrina, Corrina, Camp Nowhere, and The Advocate.

Mike vs Bruce Willis' Wang
August 26, 2019

Mike and John cover THREE WEEKS of movies, which ultimately ends up with Mike having to endure a Naked Bruce Willis in a year marked by Naked Bruce Willis movies.

Mike vs The Mask
July 30, 2019

Mike and John revisit a week in 1994 that gave us Barcelona, Black Beauty, Foreign Student, It Could Happen to You, and the Jim Carrey hit The Mask.

John vs North
July 22, 2019

Mike and John revsisit the week in 1994 that saw the John Grisham craze continue with The Client, Disney resurrect Lassie, the BBC release a Message Movie called Just Like a Woman, and Rob Reiner's North...a movie that Roger Ebert hated so much he...

John vs. True Lies
July 15, 2019

This week John & Mike revisit the week in 1994 that brought us True Lies, Angels in the Outfield, and a bunch of other movies that are hard as hell to track down 25 years later. Seriously, you'd think that you'd be able to find just about anything...

Mike vs Forrest Gump
July 08, 2019

This week in 1994 saw the release of Go Fish, Sex, Drugs & Democracy, and the eventual winner of the 1994 Academy Award for Best Picture, Forrest Gump. Many people love the film Forrest Gump! Except Mike. Mike does not. There were two other movies...

Questionable Choices & Accents
July 01, 2019

Mike and John revisit the week in 1994 that saw the release of I Love Trouble, Little Big League, Baby’s Day Out, Blown Away, and The Shadow. John saw two of these in the theater...can you guess which?

Mike Versus The Lion King
June 25, 2019

This week in 1994 saw the release of two films. Wyatt Earp, the second biopic in six months about the legendary lawman best known now for the shootout at the OK Corral. Starring Kevin Costner, with a supporting cast including Michael Madsen, Tom...

The Wrong Director
June 17, 2019

Mike and John revisit the week that brought the Mike Nichols/Jack Nicholson collaboration, Wolf, which also featured James Spader and Michelle Pfeiffer. The same week saw the release of the kid-friendly comedy directed by Howard Deutch, Getting...