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.

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YABBA-DABBA-DOO! Take a trip to Bedrock with Zach & Brandon as they revisit the live-action adaptation of the 60's beloved cartoon, The Flintstones. Released back in 1994, it banked on the nostalg...
March 11, 2022
A stacked cast. A killer crocodile. And a whole lot of sarcastic quipping. Zach & Brandon take a look back at one of the more popular creature features of the 1990s. Released just two weeks before...
March 4, 2022
Grab your shovel and get digging! Zach & Brandon revisit the acclaimed family adventure Holes, based on the best selling novel of the same name. The book's author actually wrote the script for the...
February 25, 2022
Mr. Toilet Man, nightmare-fuel baby puppets, and one very dysfunctional family- there's a whole lot to cover here. Zach & Brandon take a look back at the 1990 sequel to the monster hit family come...
February 18, 2022
Before Spider-Man, Hulk, Daredevil, or Fantastic Four, Marvel kicked off the 2000's with one of their most influential comic book movie adaptations. X-Men helped shape the superhero movie formula and ...
January 21, 2022
We feel it in our fingers, we feel it in our toes. Christmas is all around us. So kick back and enjoy this holiday episode in which Zach & Brandon revisit the ultimate romantic comedy, 2003's Love...
December 24, 2021
Zach & Brandon look back at one of Tim Burton's most strange and juvenile films, 1996's sci fi comedy satire Mars Attacks! It's filled with a stacked cast of 90s all-stars, featuring the likes of ...
December 17, 2021
It's not often Zach & Brandon review Academy Award winning films on the show, but when they do it has a main character nicknamed B-Rabbit, climactic rap battles and a glorious appearance by Michae...
September 23, 2021
Suit up for a trip back to 1995- at the height of Power Ranger popularity. Studio execs fast-tracked this theatrical adaptation of the hit children's TV show that licensed footage from older Japanese ...
September 15, 2021
True love is worth the weight! Zach & Brandon take a look back at the 2001 romantic comedy fantasy Shallow Hal. Directed by the Farrelly Brothers, it paired Gwyneth Paltrow with Jack Black (in his...
August 12, 2021
Problematic New England accents, an all star cast and big budget special effects combine to create The Perfect Storm. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen, this disaster drama recounts the true story of a do...
July 28, 2021
Grab your tots and chug that milk! Zach & Brandon revisit the 2004 indie comedy Napoleon Dynamite. With all its quirks and bizarre sense of humor, this was a film that both hosts disliked upon rel...
July 2, 2021
'YOU'RE KILLING ME SMALLS!' Take a trip back to the 1960's with Zach and Brandon as they revisit a seminal 90's baseball classic. It's the summer of 1962 and an abandoned patch of sand and grass becom...
June 17, 2021
Don't graduate, celebrate! Zach & Brandon head back to school to party with the king of Coolidge College in 2002's National Lampoon's Van Wilder. In his first lead performance in a studio film, Ry...
June 10, 2021
Zach & Brandon tackle their first video game movie adaptation! Technically the fourth film based on a video game property to get theatrically released, 1995's Mortal Kombat remains one of the best...
June 2, 2021
Zach & Brandon debate if a ringing phone needs to be answered in the 2003 thriller Phone Booth. Colin Farrell loses his Irish accent to portray a New York City publicist trapped in a phone booth, ...
May 26, 2021
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 office...
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

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