In 1985, Steven Spielberg was at a new height in his career. He was not only a powerful director, but had started branching out in to producing very successful films as well. Enter The Goonies, reteaming him with Gremlins writer Chris Columbus and bringing on Superman director Richard Donner to tell the story of a group of outcast preteens on a treasure hunt with a family of criminals on their heels. The film would become a generational touchstone and would launch a plethora of careers in the decades to come. But does the film hold up or should it say "die". MovieDude Eric, Kent, Chris and special guest Willie follow the clues to find out.

 

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In 2017, the Chilean film A Fantastic Woman became a sensation on the film festival circuit and became Chile's entry for the Foreign Language Academy Award, which it would go on to win. The film about a young trans-woman who is reeling from the death of her partner and dealing with her everyday life with the added scrutiny of dealing with said partner's grieving family. But did the film deserve the Oscar? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris find out.

 

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In 2004, Pixar Studios worked with Iron Giant director Brad Bird on his first 3-D animation film known as The Incredibles. The film about a family of superpowered humans quickly became benchmark for both the studio and the budding superhero genre. But does the film deserve the godlike praise it received or should it be forced into obscurity? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris don masks and capes to find out.

 

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