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Movie of the Year: 1997 – LA Confidential

Movie of the Year: 1997 – LA Confidential The Taste Buds tackle one of the biggest crime movies of all time, 1997s LA Confidential. This movie is right up the combined alleys of our intrepid Pod Pals, but does it have what it takes to take out the competition? We’ll also make a Rushmore out of…

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Movie of the Year: 1997 – Titanic

Movie of the Year: 1997 – Titanic The Taste Buds tackle one of the biggest movies of all time. And that’s not just because it is very long, it also made a lot of money. But, dudes, do you remember how long this silly movie is? It is two total VHS tapes, as Ryan pointed…

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Movie of the Year: 1997 – The Battle Begins

Movie of the Year: 1997 The Battle Begins The Taste Buds figure out which movies have a chance of becoming the Movie of 1997! The movies of 1997, they’re so good, but which of them is the best? How would someone even decide something like that? It seems, at least to us, that the best…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Finale, Part 2

Movie of the Year 1988: Finale Part 2 The Taste Buds choose THE movie of 1988! This is really it. Everything you have done in your life has really been leading to this moment. Take a really deep breath and prepare yourself to finally really know the real answer to the only question that has…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – The Finale

Movie of the Year 1988: Finale Part 1 This is it. Everything you have done in your life has been leading to this moment. Take a deep breath and prepare yourself to finally know the answer to the only question that has ever mattered to you: what is the 1988 Movie of the Year? Are…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Big

Movie of the Year 1988: Big The Taste Buds review the 1988 blockbuster Big! Big is a movie about the worlds of adults and kids colliding, but also it is a movie about adult life being a nightmare. Is this a good way to handle such a sensitive issue? I’m going to say maybe, but…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Movie of the Year 1988: Who Framed Roger Rabbit The Taste Buds review the 1988 blockbuster Who Framed Roger Rabbit! Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a movie about the worlds of people and toons colliding, but also it is a movie about race in this country. Is this a good way to handle such a…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Genreblast

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

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – Beetlejuice

Movie of the Year 1988: Beetlejuice Beetlejuice, a very nice name for a very terrible, uh, demon? Well, he’s clearly not a demon but is he a ghost? Like, what is this dude? Was he like that when he was alive, if he ever was alive? So many questions about the terrible eponymous being at…

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Movie of the Year: 1988 – My Neighbor Totoro

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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