Movie of the Year: 1985 State of the Franchise The Taste Buds discuss 1985’s franchises! 1985 had its fair share of franchises, not all of them great: looking at you, Rambo. Others had been the peak of cinema and yet had fallen to new lows: that’s you, Police Academy. But no matter how good or bad the…

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Top Ten Musical Numbers in Non-Musicals Because sometimes life is a musical..but usually it’s just awkward.  As usual in no particular order. Day-0/Beetlejuice (1988) It’s easy to forget that everyone’s favorite scene lasts less than 2 minutes of the entire movie because it’s so damn good it permeates the whole thing like one big reggae…

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Best Fictional Bars and Restaurants The Peach Pit – Beverly Hills 90210 The Peach Pit is amazing because of its chameleon nature, rendering it homey diner by day and totally kicking rock club when it becomes The Peach Pit After Dark. The diner is the perfect setting to discuss the eternal teen drama of two…

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