Movie of the Year

Movie of the Year: 1988 – My Neighbor Totoro

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Movie of the Year 1988: My Neighbor Totoro The Taste Buds are discussin’ yet another hard-hitting, pull-no-punches drama with 1988’s Oscar-worthy My Neighbor Totoro, the movie that taught us that horrible forest monsters can be cute if they are furry and go into fugue states in between baring their oddly human teeth and bellowing in…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – State of the Franchises

Movie of the Year 1988: State of the Franchises The Taste Budz–and two of their favorites from the Unnatural 20s podcast–have franchise fever and the only prescription is more franchise. That can’t be right. Why would franchises cure franchise fever? If anything they probably cause it, right? I bet the real prescription would be something…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – The Naked Gun

Movie of the Year 1988: The Naked Gun The Taste Buds are yet another hard-hitting, pull-no-punches drama with 1988’s Oscar-eligible The Naked Gun, the movie that taught us that the Juice could really get it done as a dramatic actor. The boys discuss whether or not the humor of this movie still holds up thirty…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Akira

Movie of the Year 1988: Akira The Taste Buds are tackling the number 4 seed for 1988 on this week’s episode: Akira. If you love hearing characters’ names being yelled out, if you love teenagers with laser guns, if you demand little old baby people, then Akira is the movie for you. Our intrepid lads…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Mixtape

Movie of the Year 1988: Mixtape The Taste Budz–and two of their favorites from the Unnatural 20s podcast–have mixtape fever and the only prescription is more mixtape. Can these friends manage to craft, live and uninterrupted, a mix tape of the best songs of 19888? I don’t know, man, you’re going to have to listen,…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Rain Man

Movie of the Year 1988: Rain Man The Taste Buds are tackling the number 2 seed for 1988 on this week’s episode: Rain Man. That’s right, this is the 2nd highest seeded movie in the bracket, but do you feel like you know that much about this movie? Have you seen it? Do you think…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Die Hard

Movie of the Year 1988: Die Hard The Taste Buds are tackling the number one seed for 1988 on this week’s episode: Die Hard. Yipee-ki-yay, friends and neighbors. This movie is many things to many people, but I am going to get this out of the way right at the top: yes Die Hard is…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Intro

Movie of the Year 1988: Intro The Taste Buds have chosen their next year, and it is 1988! Prepare yourself for a blast of nostalgia as the guys attempt to winnow the vast field of 1988 movies down from 16 to 8. Many think 1988 to be the best year in the history of film,…

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Movie of the Year: 2018 – Finale Part Two

Movie of the Year 2018: Finale Part Two The Taste Buds choose the 2018 Movie of the Year! Along with Letterboxd.com, Greg, Ryan, and Mike have spent the last couple of months taking the 3,000 movies that came out last year and creating a Super 32, a Sweet 16, an Elite 8, and now this,…

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Movie of the Year: 2018 – Finale Part One

Movie of the Year 2018: Finale Part One The Taste Buds discuss all of your favorite 2018 movies, on their way to picking the 2018 Movie of the year! Join your host Greg as he welcomes three new contestants into the arena: Ryan, Mike, and a ghost that we are too embarrassed to ask to leave!…

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