Does anyone actually read this part? Tweet me with #BeanBuddies and I'll send one or two of you a t-shirt. Now we'll see who is actually paying attention.
We watched Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course. Is it still worth watching in 2019? Let us know your favorite memories of Steve Irwin.
Osmosis Jones stars a LOT of funny people completely phoning it in on a terrible script. Or at least, that’s our general take of a movie that had a lot of hype when we were kids. Let us know your thoughts, and whether or not it’s worth seeing again.
Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern star in October Sky, a period movie about a group of boys who want to follow their dreams and build rockets. Based on a true story, this was what Erin describes as a “Youth Group Movie”. We figured it was time to revisit this coming-of-age film and see if it still holds up!
We watched The Lion King (1994) and The Lion King (2019) to see how the remake holds up to the original. With a stellar voice cast, and a tragic history of previous Disney remakes, The Lion King has a lot of hype to live up to, while still having the opportunity to crush expectations. We watched both, and we’ll let you know which is better, and whether you should watch Disney’s Lion King remake.
In our third installment of "Grown-Up Summer" we watched That Thing You Do! One of Jay's favorite movies growing up. Does this feel-good classic hold up in 2019?
We’re continuing our summer of Grown Up movies that we saw when we were kids. This week, Tremors. Kevin Bacon chews up the scenery in this 1990s cult favorite horror movie. A couple of handyman finally take their shot to get out of Perfection, Nevada, but when a few mysterious deaths are discovered, a shaking in the earth causes them to investigate. Will they save their town and survive the Tremors? Watch and find out. Or don’t.
Richard brought this fun piece of the 90’s to our attention this week. Watch The Arnold interact with filterless children. Is this a comedy, an action movie, or a family film? Or somewhere in the middle? Listen to our memories and review of Kindergarten Cop this week on The VCR Kids!
Mel Gibson stars in this 2000 claymation send-up of The Great Escape. Can Ginger and the chickens escape Tweedy’s Farm before they get turned into pies? They don’t even like gravy! We watched Chicken Run 19 years after it came out to see if it stands the test of time. Listen to the latest episode of The VCR Kids now!
This week, The VCR Kids dig into our Nostalgia Briefcase and pull out Stuart Little. Did you know this movie was written by M. Night Shamalyan? And it came out the SAME YEAR as The Sixth Sense? Coincidence? We'll see..
Stuart Little stars Michael J. Fox, Hugh Laurie, Gena Davis, Nathan Lane, and way more people you know! It also got a few Oscar nods. Overall, we were pretty surprised by how little we remembered about this movie. Definitely worth the time to check it out if you saw it as a kid.
Hit us up on Twitter and tell us your thoughts about Stuart Little!
From the director of The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline, we watched 1996’s James and the Giant Peach. To say this is an entomologist’s fever dream is an understatement. Robot sharks, giant bugs, and juicy peaches abound. Does this stop motion film still hold up? Listen to The VCR Kids to find out.
Every week we watch a movie from our childhood to see if it still holds up. A perfect podcast for millennials, 90s kids, and everyone else in that general area. Subscribe in your favorite podcast app, and tell your friends!
Episode 64 of The VCR Kids - This week we rewatched Disney’s The Rocketeer. A movie that holds a special place for those of us who watched it as youngsters, but generally has fallen off of the face of the earth. Why is that? We talk about our recollections of the movie, then we give it a review after rewatching it 28 years later.
Let us know your opinions on Twitter or by emailing us at TheVCRKids@gmail.com and let us know your address for a free button!
Next week we are watching James and the Giant Peach. Send us your thoughts on the movie to get them featured on the show!
We watched Aladdin from 1992 and 2019 to let you know if the Disney Live Action Remake is worth watching. Does Will Smith carry the mantle from Robin Williams? We talk about our memories of the original movie. Then we give a review after watching it through adult eyes. Finally, we saw the new Live Action remake of Aladdin to see if it’s worth seeing. Listen to our podcast now to find out!
Let us know your thoughts on Twitter!
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Stewart, Whoopie Goldberg and more lend their voices to this half-live action, half-animated Macaulay Culkin vehicle from 1994. What made this movie hold such a strong place in Twitter’s heart? This week we talk our memories of The Pagemaster and then give it a review after seeing it 25 years later.
If you like our show, please give us a 5 Star Rating and Review on iTunes, and tell a friend!
Have you ever wanted to see a dog play basketball? Well, we never thought we wanted to either. But after watching Air Bud, I really do. We can't speak for all the sequels, but this one was not too bad. It also led us down an interesting rabbit hole of researching the story of the real Buddy... who stars in this movie!
If you have thoughts or feedback on this episode, let us know on Twitter or email us at TheVCRKids@gmail.com
Godzilla came out in 1998 and it is a RELIC of it's time. A terrible, poorly thought out, just all around dumb relic. Matthew Broderick plays a worm scientist, the French characters cannot stop talking about coffee, and a giant, radiated iguana has a REAL hunger for some fish. Listen to the latest episode of The VCR Kids to hear our memories, and our thoughts on rewatching.
Want a free VCR Kids Tee Shirt? Tag us in a picture on Twitter of you getting a friend to subscribe to The VCR Kids and you could win one!
This summer is the season for Live-Action Remakes of Disney Classics. We decided we would get the party started with one of the first: 101 Dalmatians. If you remember anything from this movie, it was probably Glenn Close’s turn at Cruella. It was definitely interesting to revisit. If you have fond memories of this movie, join the conversation with us on Twitter!
If you have a friend you think would like The VCR Kids, show them how to download our podcast!
We wanted to be the very best, so we watched the movie with the LONGEST TITLE WE HAVE EVER DONE.
Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998) is basically just a long episode of the TV Show. It does give us a chance to talk about this HUGE piece of 90’s pop culture. The gang talks their favorite Pokemon, their experience with the show, video games, and cards. Let us know your thoughts on this movie on Twitter: does this movie hold up in your opinion? Who was your favorite Pokemon?
If you enjoy the show, please take a moment to give us a 5-star rating on iTunes and Apple Podcasts. If you are not an Apple Podcast user, you can do it HERE. Your ratings help other find our show who may be interested. You can also help us out A LOT by telling a friend about our show! Every new listener helps our tiny little show, and we couldn’t do it without you guys!
We kept it in the 1999's Space vibes this week and watched Galaxy Quest. More Tim Allen? Yes... but also Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, and more! We had a fun time revisiting this movie, and we think you will too!
Please give us a 5-star rating and review, and tell your friends about our show! We really appreciate all our listeners and want to hear what you think, so hit us up on Twitter!
This week we revisit The Muppets for 1999's Muppets From Space! This is a cameo-ridden, huge cast, kind of all over the place movie.
Please tell your friends about us on Twitter for a chance to win a FREE VCR Kids T-Shirt! Just tweet your favorite episode with the hashtag #VCRKids and we'll select one lucky winner to receive our Couch Shirt absolutely free!