Nostalgia Be Damned

Is there a movie you sort of remember loving in the 90’s/ early 2000’s, but you’re not quite sure if it was actually any good? Nostalgia Be Damned has got you covered! Join Zach & Brandon every week as they revisit forgotten gems, underrated box office flops, classics, and dumpster fires alike that they loved as kids. They cover the entire film’s plot to remind you just how crazy some of them were, while ultimately trying to determine if the movie holds up today.

Episodes Date

Join Zach & Brandon as they revisit the testosterone-fueled football epic, 1999's Any Given Sunday. It's a sprawling drama touching all corners of the industry and everyone involved. Directed by c...
January 21, 2021
'Ain't no rule that says the dog can't play basketball!' With that sound logic, Zach & Brandon revisit a seminal 90's favorite, Air Bud. Spawning 13 sequels/spinoffs, the boys discuss what audienc...
December 12, 2020
Zach & Brandon revisit the movie everyone was hyping up back in middle school as one of the scariest films ever, 2002's 'The Ring.' An English language remake of an Asian horror hit, this box offi...
November 7, 2020
HEADS WILL ROLL! The boys celebrate Halloween with one of Brandon's favorite films to watch to get into the holiday spirit, 1999's Sleepy Hollow. Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci star in this big budge...
October 31, 2020
The boys revisit the 15 year old romantic comedy Hitch, starring NBD all-star Will Smith. He plays the smooth-talking date doctor who's responsible for hundreds of relationships across New York City. ...
October 21, 2020
Zach & Brandon revisit indie auteur Richard Linklater's mainstream comedy hit School of Rock. Featuring one of Jack Black's most iconic performances, it's a movie that's stuck with the boys for a ...
October 1, 2020
The Szalinski family is back and bigger than ever! Following the massive success of 1989's Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Disney jumped at the opportunity to franchise the sci-fi family comedy. Two sequels...
September 11, 2020
Cheap drinks. Loud music. Vampires. This'll be one hell of a night. Zach & Brandon revisit one of the most notable bait and switch genre films of the 1990's, From Dusk Till Dawn. They discuss watc...
August 28, 2020
Zach & Brandon celebrate their 100th episode by revisiting one of the most notoriously reviled films of the 90s. Following the massive success of Batman Forever, the late Joel Schumacher upped the...
August 19, 2020
Zach & Brandon are headed back to 1997 for the live-action Disney family comedy, Jungle 2 Jungle! Tim Allen stars as your typical 90's hard working Wall Street dad who finds out he has a long lost...
August 13, 2020
Tackling one of the more obscure and forgotten flicks from the early 2000's, Zach & Brandon revisit a sci-fi action comedy they each saw once and then never again... until this episode. Zak Gibbs ...
August 6, 2020
Based on one of the most popular television series of their generation, Zach & Brandon revisit 2004's The Spongebob Squarepants Movie. As huge fans of the first few seasons of the show well into t...
July 29, 2020
Zach & Brandon revisit a seminal late 90's teen favorite, Can't Hardly Wait. Following in the footsteps of similar one-night high school party classics like American Graffiti and Dazed and Confuse...
July 22, 2020
Nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar as well as spawning four theatrical sequels, 2002's 'Ice Age' became a pop culture phenomenon at the start of the 21st century. The animated comedy's one ...
July 15, 2020
Zach & Brandon tackle their third Roland Emmerich film on the show (following previous episodes on Independence Day & Godzilla). 2000's The Patriot earned three Oscar nominations despite recei...
July 7, 2020
Join Zach & Brandon to revisit a film neither of them particularly enjoyed as kids, but have received several requests to cover on the show. 2001's 'Spy Kids' was director Robert Rodriguez's first...
July 1, 2020
Join Zach & Brandon as they revisit a (mostly) animated tale steeped in controversy. 1995's 'Balto' was a box office failure upon release, but grew in popularity on home video. It's VERY loosely b...
June 23, 2020
It's Zach & Brandon's third Robin Williams family comedy, as well as their third episode covering a feature directed by Chris Columbus! They revisit their memories of 1993's 'Mrs. Doubtfire,' as w...
June 17, 2020
1995's 'Heavyweights' IMDb synopsis reads: Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland hellhole...
June 10, 2020
Hot off his Oscar win as the corrupt cop in 'Training Day,' Denzel Washington turned in an overlooked performance as a father forced to take an ER hostage when the hospital refuses to perform his son'...
June 1, 2020

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