TOP GUN

StorySmack Episode #72

It’s a chat about TOP GUN on the movie’s 35th anniversary. The FDØ and ARealGirl are joined by Rob Otto, 2nd place finisher of the 1987 Top Gun class (the trophy is in the restroom), to discuss this cheesalicious classic that entrenched Tom Cruise as a box office powerhouse.

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JOHN WICK 2

StorySmack Episode #71

Your FDØ, ArealGirl, and manager of the Detroit Continental Hotel Rob Otto trade shots over the follow-up to the Keanu Reeves classic that saved our souls from shaky-cam.

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ROGUE ONE

StorySmack Episode #70

We scramble the TIE fighters and get after those rebel terrorists as we look at this love letter to fans of the original trilogy. We start with the writers because they made this puppy a wonderful part of the original lore.

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BILL & TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE

StorySmack Episode #69

Scott, ARealGirl, and San Dimas High valedictorian Rob Otto dive into this enduring 1988 classic, which is full of joy, silliness, and history (maybe not so much with history).

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COMING TO AMERICA

StorySmack Episode #68

We give this 1988 comedy classic a royal washing, exploring the cast, the box office impact, the on-set clashes, and the crazy cameos. Eddie Murphy was at the prime of his young comedy career. This movie has more catchphrases than McDowell’s has fries.

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BOONDOCK SAINTS

StorySmack Episode #67

We take aim at this 1999 cult classic starring Norman Reedus, Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, and Billy Connolly. If you haven’t heard the story behind this Troy Duffy film, it’s the ultimate indie filmmaker rags to riches to rags story.

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FROM DUSK TILL DAWN

StorySmack Episode #66

On the 25th anniversary of this bizarro horror/action flick, we take a bite of the film that anchored George Clooney’s leap from TV heartthrob to box office superstar. Starring Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Kietel, Juliette Lewis and directed by Robert Rodriguez.

(we had some internet issues and Rob Otto’s mic was cutting out, so bear with that as we adjusted on the fly)

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CADDYSHACK

StorySmack Episode #59

We forgot about this one! Here it is… it’s no big deal…

Scott, A, and PGA tour pro, Rob Otto, go in-depth about this comedy classic that stars Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Ted Knight, and Rodney Dangerfield.

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BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA

StorySmack Episode #65

Scott, ARealGirl, and Empty Set Movie Maven Rob Otto break down this 1986 cult favorite, directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russel and Kim Cattrall.

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SWINGERS

StorySmack Episode #64

Scott, ARealGirl, and Empty Set Movie Maven Rob Otto break down this game-changing indie flick that helped launch the careers of Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, and Ron Livingston. Come on, beautiful babies, and join us for a drink.

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EXECUTIVE DECISION

StorySmack Episode #63

We take a deep dive into this schlock-tastic 90s action flick, starring Kurt Russel, Steven Segal, and Halle Berry. Did you know the on-set feud between Russel and Segal forced a rewrite of the script? We will cover that and more!

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POINT BREAK

StorySmack Episode #62

Can you believe it’s been 30 years since this beast of a flick came out? Join Scott, ARealGirl, and Empty Set Movie Maven Rob Otto as we cover this Bigelow/Reeves/Swayze classic.

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A CHRISTMAS STORY

StorySmack Episode #61

Join ARealGirl, Scott, and Empty Set Movie Maven & Midwest BB Gun Champ Rob Otto as we break down the cast and the story behind one of the greatest holiday movies of all time. We’ll talk your ear out. SONSABITCHIN BUMPUSES!!!

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THE KARATE KID

StorySmack Episode #60

That’s right, wax it on, wax it off. Scott & A do a deep dive into this sports movie classic, along with the help of Rob Otto, Empty Set Movie Maven, and 16th-place runner-up at the 1991 All Valley Karate Tournament.

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THE SHINING

StorySmack Episode #58

At Halloween, on the 40th anniversary of this legendary horror film, Scott, ARealGirl, and Rob Otto break down THE SHINING.

Iconic, enduring, and still influencing pop culture to this day, Stanley Kubrick’s interpretation of the Stephen King bestseller features the amazing cast of Shelly Duvall, Scatman Crothers, and Jack Nicholson.

Four decades on, how does this flick hold up? Join this erstwhile trio of vacationers as we visit the Overlook and find out.

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THE FRENCH CONNECTION

StorySmack Episode #57

Scott & ARealGirl break down this tour de force from legend Gene Hackman, who won an Oscar for Best Actor in this 1972 classic. The movie won five Oscars in total and reinvented the cinematic car chase.

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