RetroPerspective

RetroPerspective


Latest Episodes

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...

The Bus That Couldn't Slow Down
June 10, 2019

Mike and John revisit the week that brought us the Keanu Reeves hit "Speed," the execrable "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold," and the foreign language darling, "Three Colors: White." But mostly it's about "Speed," or as Homer Simpson...

A Rap Version of Spinal Tap
June 03, 2019

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) return to the week in 1994 that brought us A Gift from Heaven, Grief, Fear of a Black Hat, The Endless Summer 2, The Cowboy Way, and Renaissance Man.

Eddie Murphy, Action Star?
May 28, 2019

Mike and John revisit Memorial Day weekend 1994, which saw the release of Desperate Remedies, Beverly Hills Cop III, Little Buddha, & The Flintstones.