Thirty Twenty Ten

Thirty Twenty Ten

By Laser Time

A pop culture time machine! Each episode covers one week that very week from 30 years ago, 20 years ago and 10 years ago, which means each show is loaded with forgotten movies, timeless TV episodes and songs best left to the past. We'll examine TV, movies, music and video games from the 80s, 90s and 2000s. Come remember with us!


Angelina Jolie Gets Revenge, a Freezenado Hits Tomorrow, and Yabba Dabba Live Action!

May 24-30: Beverly Hills Cop disappoints, celebrity marriages that look like publicity stunts, The Eagles freeze over hell, Keanu is the Buddha, Mario Van Peebles honors his dad, Kevin Hart takes to the air, Jon Favreau cooks something up, Family Guy goes west, Mad Men lands on the moon, and the best Mario Kart ever. All that and more looking back 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
26/05/242h 53m

Shrek 2, X-Men Days of Future Past, and Star Trek: The Next Generations Says Goodbye: Thirty Twenty Ten May 17-23

Angle, Static Shock, Bob Ross and TNG come to a close, X-Men returns to form, the Babadook continues to haunt us, happiness and adventure return to the modern movie western just as Brisco County Jr says bids adieu, Aladdin and Shrek get sequels, and we celebrate the final piece of the Sandler/Barrymore trilogy.
24/05/243h 22m

The Crow, Godzilla, Troy: Thirty Twenty Ten - May 10-16

Brandon Lee leaves a damn good legacy, the last time anybody saw The Jetsons, Godzilla Raids Again (again!), Frasier Crane says goodbye (again!), Spike Lee changes course, Homer adapted, the greatest dream seqeunce in all of television, Penny Dreadful and more! Take a look at our world 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
15/05/242h 49m

The End of Friends, Van Helsing and the most forgotten Robin Williams: Thirty Twenty Ten - May 3-9

There's a Robin Williams movie out there that deserves a proper restoration, Universal kills its Monsters Universe AGAIN, Seth Rogen and Zach Effron must learn how to live together, Stephen King's second most famous TV mini-series, Being Human should be properly restored, Friends are no longer there for you, arguably Jurassic Park's best game, and as always, it's the children who are wrong. 
04/05/242h 40m

Amazing Spider-Man 2, Mean Girls, PCU: Thirty Twenty Ten - Apr 26-May 3

Spider-Man falters, John Oliver breaks out, Principal Skinner gets fired, PCU is appropriately dated, only YOU can save JFK, and Mean Girls might be the best high school movies of the entire 2000s. 
30/04/242h 47m

Bad Girls, Man on Fire, The Other Woman and more: Thirty Twenty Ten - Apr 19-25

Cowgirls doin it for themselves, Denzel's violent bodygaurd movie, Cameron Diaz's last comedy, Adult Swim and South Park are at their apex, Streets of Rage closes fr a good while, a really dumb video game movie, the lady Big and the black American Graffitti. All that and more 30, 20, and 10 years ago
26/04/242h 12m

Kill Bill Vol 2, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Punisher vs Space Ghost: Thirty Twenty Ten - Apr 12-18

Johnny Depp dials it in, the premiere of the two best things to ever happen to television (both courtesy of Ted Turner), the cringiest Sopranos outing, Chevy Chase's last stand, Community says goodbye for the first time, Hugh Grant becomes a made man, and good times with Quentin Tarantino at his most indulgent! All that and more from 30, 20 and 10 years ago.  Support us at
19/04/242h 47m

Oculus, Wing Chun, The Raid 2, Kurt Cobain passes: Thirty Twenty Ten - Apr 5-11

Rio is back for probably the last time, Silicon Valley premieres alongside another meteroic HBO show, a very 90s Threesome, Oculus is scarier than Meta, Kevin Costner drafts, we remember The Alamo, Metroid becomes a classic franchise. and a massive blow to the music world.
06/04/242h 43m

Captain America: Winter Soldier, Clifford, Home on the Range: Thirty Twenty Ten - Mar 29-Apr 4

The end of a road for Disney animation, Home Movies and How I Met Your Mother conclude so Danny Phantom and Hellboy can live, Martin Short's weirdest movie ever, Guillermo Del Toro introduces us to Hellboy, Community's delusion is half the battle, and the best movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe premieres!
02/04/243h 6m

The BEST Wes Anderson movie, MIGHTIER Ducks, and the WORST Coen Bros Movie: Thirty Twenty Ten - Mar 22-28

The Coens strike out for the first time, Scooby-Two, a Biblical Epic (seriously), Michael Bluth Breaks Bad and more. 
26/03/242h 52m

Leslie Nielsen’s Final Insult, When Harry Forgot Sally, and the Muppets are Beaten by Dauntless

Deadwood shows how the west was won — with mud and cursing, monks make bank, Prince’s monster guitar solo, South Park goes anime, Kevin Sorbo fights God, Jim Carrey’s best movie, fast zombies are OK with us, Rick and Morty plugs in the interdimensional cable box, Harvey Keitel has a monkey, and Community plays Dungeons and Dragons — and it’s advanced! All that and more this week 30, 20 and 10 years ago!
17/03/242h 54m

Jesse Pinkman’s desire for Velocity, Johnny Depp’s Life Gets Burned, and It’s Time to Talk Schindler's List

The Coen brothers invent the hula hoop, Denis Leary ruins Christmas, Nicolas Cage is Driving Miss Shirley MacLaine, Nancy Kerrigan whiffs SNL, Cody Banks goes to London, Stephen King writes about a writer, Curb Your Enthusiasm hits the stage, one of our aircraft is missing, Review debuts to five stars, crowd-funding saves a teenage detective, and Fox goes to space. All that and more this week 30, 20 and 10 years ago!
10/03/242h 45m

Peabody and Sherman, Duckman debuts, and What's Eating Gilbert Grape: Thirty Twenty Ten - Mar 1-7

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson waste time and money on 70s nostalgia, Rocky and Bullwinkle's best bit takes the spotlight, EWW a 300 sequel, Leonardo Dicaprio heats up in a way many choose to forget, "Hello, Fellow Sopranos!", South Park puts the TV and game industry to shame, and one of the most influential cartoon shows of the 1990s is sadly the most forgotten: Duckman Debuts! All that and more this week 30, 20 and 10 years ago!
09/03/242h 30m

Club Dread, In the Name of the Father, Passion of the Mel: Thirty Twenty Ten - Feb 23-29

Broken Lizard's follow up to Super Troopers, Mel Gibson makes a very lucrative, kinda insane horror movie, Luke Perry stars in a movie with a title tailor-made for late nite monologues, Daniel Day Lewis earns his paycheck, Homer's ultimate dumb job, Liam Neeson is once again Liam Neeson. All that and more 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
01/03/242h 44m

Reality Bites, two Pompeii movies, and the Saga of Malibu Stacy - Thirty Twenty Ten - Feb 16-22

Sex and the City ends, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon begins, Reality Bites helps define Generation X (like it or not), Lisa hates hearing from her favorite toy, Lindsay Lohan is a drama queen, two stupid explodey volcano movies, the Trip series goes Euro, and Steven Segal is ridiculous. All that and more from 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
23/02/242h 38m

50 First Dates, What We Do In the Shadows, and at least THREE remakes: Thirty Twenty Ten - Feb 9-15

Apu steps into the spotlight, the Robocop remake is so close, the centerpeice of the Adam Sandler/Drew Barrymore trilogy, Taiki Waititi brings us a documentary with fangs, Seinfeld's greatest moment (or at least George's), True Detective rules, and one of the weirdest, worst movies we've ever seen. All that and more from 30, 20 and 10 years ago 
14/02/242h 35m

Ace Ventura, The Lego Movie, and the lost musical from the creator of The Simpsons: Thirty Twenty Ten - Feb 2-8

Every episode of Thirty Twenty Ten is special, but this might be THE SPECIALIST. We've got a rare and facisnating look into a musical we were never supposed to see! We're also looking back on 10 years of The Lego Movie, the simulteanoulsy horrific and timeless effort that shot Jim Carrey into a new stratosphere of stardom, and one of the greatest sports movies of all-time. All that and more from 30, 20, and 10 years ago. 
02/02/242h 49m

Charlize Theron's Monster, Jon Lovitz's Critic and Janet Jackson's Boob: Thirty Twenty Ten - Jan26-Feb1

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace debuts, the stupidest controversey of the entire 2000's, Charlize's Oscar-winning performance, a dance movie we didn't see serves a sic burn to the lexicon, James L. Brooks short-lived follow-up to The Simpsons, Harvey Keitel goes full frontal, the third Body Snatchers remake, and here come the Quizno's rats! All that and more from 30, 20, and 10 years ago.  
28/01/242h 34m

Broad City, Chappelle's Show and Frankenstein return, and TEKWAR! - Thirty Twenty Ten: Jan 19-25

Some of the worst movies you ever never seen, plus a good one with Bruce Dern. We're also traveling back in time to see when Comedy Central prioritized original entertainment with the anniversay of not one, but TWO beloved shows. Charles Bronsons's Death Wish comes true for the final time. And sorry to be stern, but you kids are gonna have to learn about TekWar sooner or later. Why not TODAY?! All that and more 30, 20 and 10 years ago!
22/01/242h 4m

Philadelphia, Ride Along, Along Came Polly: Thirty Twenty Ten - Jan 12-18

True Dective kicks off the decade's best four season run, Jack Ryan's most obscure outing, The Nut Job exists, Kevin Hart is bigger than ever despite the obvious, the most forgotten Fallout, and Mega Man times 10! All that and more 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
16/01/242h 14m

Cabin Boy, Big Fish, Lone Survivor: Thirty Twenty Ten - Jan 5-11

New Year, New Season. The beginning and the end of Chris Elliot's movie career, the start of Mark Walberg's IRL war franchise, and the stupid show that gave us an even stupider president. 
05/01/242h 23m

Season 8 Season Finale, Paranormal Activity 5, New Words, New World! Thirty Twenty Ten - Dec 29-Jan 4

It's a new year/season finale! Very few movies, but we're reflecting on the years that were, and boiling down our absolute strongest recommendations from 30, 20 and 10 years ago. 1993, 2003 and 2013 never saw it comin!
02/01/242h 12m

Leo’s a Wolf, Val Kilmer’s your Huckleberry, and the Office Closes

Dec 22-28: The most under-rated Batman movie, Lemmon and Matthau are grumpy, terrifying Mexican Santa, a legendary Zelda bomb, Nicole Kidman gets cold, Steve Martin’s got too many kids, Ben Affleck’s in it for the paycheck, Rocky fights Raging Bull, Keanu fights ronin, Ben Stiller daydreams, and the Doctor turns Scottish. All that and more as we look 30, 20, and 10 years ago.
23/12/232h 1m

Pelican Brief, Anchorman 2, and The Return of the King: Thirty Twenty Ten - Dec 15-21

Lord of the Rings closes out the greatest trilogy of all-time, MTV makes two incredible debuts in the same week, Ron Burgundy returns to the new, John Grisham strikes again, Disney Disney-fies it's own history, an all-star Hustle, and Bob's Burgers has the best Christmas episodes!
19/12/232h 40m

Bilbo vs Smaug, Wayne's World 2, and DOOM Begins: Thirty Twenty Ten - Dec 8-14

Sister Act and Wayne's World get sequels, GTA goes mobile while one of the most important games of all time hits PC, The Hobbit Trilogy is almost done, Charlie Brown's Christmas gets a sequel, and is this the Farrelly Brothers best movie?! All that and more this week 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
09/12/232h 55m

Rick & Morty debut, The Last Samurai, and Hanna- Barbera is hanging in there - Thirty Twenty Ten: Dec 1-7

Guillermo Del Toro and Peter Dinklage break out, Pennsylvania is depressing, Tom Cruise is turning Japanese, holiday specials are heating up, plus Chrismukkah, Dogecoin and Rick and Morty debut! All that and more on this week's Thirty Twenty Ten
05/12/232h 20m

Mrs Doubtfire, Bad Santa, Frozen - Thirty Twenty Ten: Nov 24-30

Disney's biggest animated success in ages, a different kind of Christmas classic, both Brian Griffin and Paul Walker die, Cartoon Network's first original program, and (arguably) Nickelodeon's greatest live-action series and Robin Williams most enduring performance. Plus special guest Sonya Ballentine joins us to talk about one of the biggest live tours of the decade!
23/11/232h 26m

The Addams Family Celebrates Thanksgiving, Mike Myers Ruins a Kids Book, and Jennifer Lawrence is on Fire

Nov 17-23: Two Oldboys go head to head, Atari’s last chance, Anthony Hopkins represses himself, Kathy Ireland is an alien, Sam and Max hit the road, Snoop Dogg finds the perfect drink, Halle Berry is insane, South Park gives a history lesson, Matthew McConaughey drops the weight, Dr. Who hits 50, and an entire network devoted to food? All that and more as we look 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
19/11/233h 10m

Spiritual Sequels to Space Jam and Scarface, Master and Commander, Love Actually - Thirty Twenty Ten: Nov 10-16

Another modern Chrismas Classic, Captain Russell Crowe becomes a beloved underdog, a Looney Tunes move done right, Pacino is Lation again, a great week for infamous game music, and the biggest week ever for debuts on The New Mickey Mouse Club. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!
10/11/232h 44m

Matrix 3, Thor 2, and 12 Years a Slave - Thirty Twenty Ten: Nov 3-9

Steven Universe and the Nanny debut, while Robocop, The Matrix, and the talking baby movies close out their trilogies. We've also got a modern Christmas classic, the worst Marvel movie(?), a sacriligious religious sequel, and the most difficult to watch Best Picture Oscar winner we've ever had to discuss!
06/11/233h 20m

A Sci-Fi Novel is Finally Onscreen, a Forgotten Disney film, and Before Christmas is a Nightmare

Ron Howard is the world’s greatest narrator, Ned Fladers is the devil, witches take over Broadway, Eliza Dushku talks to dead people, a drama of mothers and mahjongg; erotic thrillers get their Naked Gun, Michael Bay shoots Aaron Burr, Mike takes over the Satellite of Love, Meg Ryan gets dirty, Joaquin Phoenix gets animated, The Hangover for boomers, and finally! A World War II video game!  All that and more as we look 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
28/10/232h 38m

Rudy and Radio tackle football, and so many Jackass spinoffs: Thirty Twenty Ten - Oct 20-26

The No Country For Old Men sequel you never knew existed, baseball is wrapping up while two football movies teach us how to feel, Comedy Central's biggest shake up yet, wrapping up the legacy of Super Mario Advance, and Jackass gets THREE SPINOFFS in a single week. All that an more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten. 
21/10/232h 18m

Ernest's Big Movie, TWO horror masterpieces remade, and Stallone vs Schwarzenegger FINALLY - Thirty Twenty Ten: Oct 13-19

Try and guess the most underrated movie and soundtrack of 1993. Also, Carrie and Texas Chainsaw Massacre get respectable remakes, Arnold and Sly team up twenty years too late, TV's most connective character turns in his badge, South Park drops the ball, Mystic River Revisted, and The Beverly Hillbillies is sorta not bad?! All that and more 30, 20 and 10 years ago!
13/10/232h 4m

Kill Bill Vol 1, Demolition Man, Captain Philips - Thirty Twenty Ten Oct 6-12

Tarantino releases half a movie, Stallone hunts Wesley Snipes in the future, The Simpsons biggest parody to date, Hulk goes Mom, the Coen Bros worst, Uwe Boll rises, Gettysburg is long, Nokia changes mobile gaming forever, and Bruce Campbell’s greatest performance ever?! All that and more this week 30, 20, and 10 years ago.
09/10/232h 52m

Jack Black Rocks, Sandra Bullock Defies Gravity, and Walter White’s Final Act

Sep 29-Oct 5: Alec Baldwin is God, Bill Murray is lost in Japan, the Jamaican bobsled team triumphs, Homer wins a Grammy, a perfect GoodFellas follow-up, Grace Under Fire, Denzel’s out of time, a jukebox musical worth walking 500 miles, Michael Sheen masters sex, and happy anniversary Kenan Thompson. All that and more as we look 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
01/10/232h 33m

The Rock’s Big Break, Macaulay Culkin Kills, and the Biggest TV Shows You Probably Don't Care About: Thirty Twenty Ten - Sept 22-28

Cloudy with a Chance of Puffy Shirts! The Rock's got his first giant role, a quiet movie about the last day of high school in the 70s slowly becomes a classic, Boy Meets World debuts, Dexter says goodbye, and CBS will unleash two of the biggest hits in television history. Miley wrecks it, the semi-forgotten inaugural MCU TV series, and Kevin McCallister KILLS! All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
29/09/233h 4m

Kelsey Grammer is Listening, Kate Beckinsale Fights Werewolves, and Hugh Jackman’s a Prisoner

Sept. 15-21: Martin Scorsese gets high-class, Bruce Willis is on a boat, the NYPD gets blue, Rocko gets modern, Martha Stewart conquers everything, thirteen-year-olds gone wild, Beyoncé fixes the choir, Hugh Jackman gets grim, Brooklyn cops get silly, and Diana gets her own movie. All that and more as we look 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
16/09/233h 1m

Tarantino Gets Romantic, Robert Rodriguez Closes the Desperado Trilogy, and the Truth is Out There on TV

Sept. 8-14: Bill Nye brings the science, Saved by the Bell has a new class, Ricki Lake and Ellen and Conan start talking, a brand-new Superman, Paul Giamatti is a comic-book legend, Kathleen Turner is undercover, HBO goes to the circus, Robert De Niro’s family gets meta, Eli Roth has the fever, British gangsters get peaky, and the Warner Bros. and the Warner sister Dot. All that and more as we look 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
09/09/233h 12m

Brad Pitt is a murderer, David Spade is a has been, and this Vin Diesel movie is Riddick! - Thirty Twenty Ten - Sept 1-7

Chevy Chase was the worst late night host of all-time, David Duchovny is not the lead you’re looking for this week, Calendar Girl and Calendar Girls are thankfully not a franchise, Vin Diesel comes crawling back to another franchise, Dickie Roberts is terrible and Mac is back, baby!
07/09/232h 36m

Dawn of the Power Rangers, Bruce Cambell's Big TV Show, and Remembering the Relevance of MTV's VMAs - Thirty Twenty Ten: Aug 25-31

Stephen King closes Castle Rock, Mario get his first remaster while we get the last ever F-Zero, looking back on when MTV's award shows were can't-miss entertainment, John Cusack hunts humans, Power Rangers turns 30, Mel Gibson's directorial debut, and Bruce Cambell's biggest post-Ash role was too good for TV
29/08/232h 53m

JCVD x John Woo, Two Woody Allen Movies, and The World's End: Thirty Twenty Ten - Aug 18-24

The end of of Edgar Wright's Cornetto Trilogy, the greatest debut in the history of professional wrestling, the movie most worthy of cancelation stars Lisa Kurdrow and isn't the two directed by Woody Allen, and John Woo comes to American. 
19/08/232h 19m

The First of the Steve Jobs Movies, Jason Goes to Heck THEN Meets Freddy, and Who is Lee Daniels and His Butler?

Aug. 11-17: Laurence Fishburne plays chess, Robert Downey Jr. is haunted, Brittney Murphy moves uptown, Kevin Costner returns to the west, Kick-Ass rides again, Breaking Bad’s endgame begins, Paw Patrol rescues your kids’ boredom and Duck Tales and Futurama are back…again. All that and more on our weekly report on the state of 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
12/08/232h 41m

Matt Damon’s Space Heist, Lindsay Lohan Gets Freaky, Harrison Ford Didn’t Kill His Wife

Aug. 4-10: The last action rocket, Fry sells his soul to the Robot Devil, heavy metal murder, a Black superhero hit by a meteor, Deadpool spins off, too many TV adaptations, no one calls it The OC, Dane Cook flies, Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston’s road trip, a zom rom com, and magic gets gathered. All that and more this week 30, 20 and 10 years ago!
11/08/232h 16m

Denzel and Marky Mark go deep, Miyazaki's first last movie, Sean Connery in Senpai, and Bennifer strikes out - Thirty Twenty Ten: Jul 28 - Aug 3

Mel Brooks introduces the world to Dave Chappelle, 2 Guns is 2 inessential, the rise of Mario Golf, Miyazaki's second to last retirement, Mike Meyers steps out of Wayne's World, Rising Sun is too racist for 1993, and Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck's offscreen relationship ignites one of the biggest bombs in movie history. All that and more this week 30, 20 and 10 years ago! [Apologies for the audio quality this week]
01/08/232h 21m

Wolverine gets a Second Chance, Game Over for Spy Kids and Lara Croft, and the Coneheads Conquer the Earth

July 21-27: Janet Jackson gets poetic, Bill Maher gets politically incorrect, Bob Dylan makes a movie, Tobey Maguire loves horsies, FX gets edgy, Reno’s finest bust criminals, backup singers in the limelight, Aubrey Plaza’s got stuff to do, Steve Carell is a bad stepdad, and the worst excuse for a Nintendo game. All that and more on our weekly report on the state of 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
21/07/232h 18m

Bad Boys 2, Free the Sanderson Sisters, and The Conjuring Begins: Thirty Twenty Ten - Jul 14-20

The dawn of Queer Eye and KOTOR, WB simultaneously saves and dooms a whale, Hocus Pocus and Bad Boys compete over becoming the slowest moving franchise in Disney history, Mr Bean is James Bond, Teen Titans start serious, and Ryan Reynolds becomes a snail and ghost cop ON THE SAME DAY!
17/07/232h 24m

Jack Sparrow Sets Sail, Another Weekend at Bernie’s, and Robots vs. Monsters

July 7-13: Clint Eastwood stops an assassin, Sean Connery forms a league, the Sharknado strikes, Nick goes to Weinerville, Netflix goes to prison, Ryan Coogler shows off Oakland, Adam Sandler hangs out with his friends some more, there’s no rule says a kid can’t play major league baseball, and we get drunk and talk about history. All that and more on our weekly report on the state of 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
07/07/232h 20m

Tom Cruise Runs, Terminator Ends The World, and The Lone Ranger For Some Reason: Thirty Twenty Ten Jun 30 - Jul 6

The John Grisham Cinematic Universe Begins, the first (and best) of several Cameron-less Terminators, the Minions are officially a franchise, Legally Blonde squanders its potential, Pauly Shore breaks out, Dreamworks abandons traditional animation, Larry Sanders speaks the unspeakable, and The Lone Ranger is the most pointless movie ever made. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten  
06/07/232h 38m

Tom Hanks is Sleepless somewhere, R-Rated Lady Cops, Danny Boyle Tackles the Undead - Thirty Twenty Ten - Jun23-29

Mickey Mouse is back while Ren & Stimpy are ruined, Sandra Bullock isn't in 28 Days Later, Dennis the Menace will never die, Charlie's Angels is fine, Sleepless in Seattle becomes an unstoppable harbinger, and THE ROOM IS THE MOST ENJOYABLE MOVIE EVER MADE! All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten
26/06/233h 6m

Arnold Plays Himself, an Oscar Winner Tackles the Hulk, and Sully and Mike Join a Frat

June 16-22: Brad Pitt fights zombies, Tilda Swinton swings both ways, the Bulls threepeat, Google sucks up your data, the American Idol movie, gory French horror, Harry Potter joins a terror cell, Emma Watson’s robbing the rich, and Elijah Wood’s a maniac. All that and more on our weekly report on the state of 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
18/06/232h 42m

Welcome to Jurassic Park, Superman Returns Again, and The Holy Rugrats Trilogy concludes - Thirty Twenty Ten: Jun9 -15

We've got a special guest onboard to help us ring in the 30th anniversary of THE BEST DINOSAUR MOVIE EVER MADE! Both Ethan Hawke and Tommy Pickles close out trilogies, film's finest bromantic apocalypse movie, and DC's cinematic universe has officially survived from ten years. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten
09/06/233h 11m

The First Purge, Paul Walker Goes 2 Fast, and Tina Turner Will Live Forever - Thirty Twenty Ten: Jun 2-8

MULTIPLE THIRTY TWENTY TEN FIRSTS THIS WEEK! First up, we have two movies with the same script, the same writer, premiering decades apart! Second, and more tragically, we get to talk about one of the most revered musical biopics in cinematic history in the extremely recent wake of the subject's passing. We're also looking at how Fast and the Furious 2 almost slammed the door shut on one of film's most lucrative franchises while simultaneously paving the way for what's to come. Plus the first Purge (according to release, please don't overthink it), adult animation aplenty, the apex of adventure games, and Game of Thrones most infamous episode!
06/06/233h 5m

Magic Robberies, Missing Fish, the first Mario Movie and Will Smith is all over the place - Thirty Twenty Ten: May 26 - Jun 1

Heists! Most magic and Italian, Nintendo's first bigscreen adventure, The Wire gets its first renewal, Stallone cliff hangs, the 90s ghetto subgenre gets Menaced, Liberace lights up HBO, Christopher Lee thrashes, The Fresh Prince of Nepotism, and is Finding Nemo the perfect Pixar movie?! All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!
27/05/232h 33m

80s TV is officially over but the Fast & Furious, The Hangover and Hot Shots series continue mightily: Thirty Twenty Ten - May 19-25

Cheers, Saved by the Bell, and several other shows effectively end the 1980s on television. Sharon Stone is naked again, while The Fast and the Furious officially becomes a completely different, and better, franchise. Meanwhile, the Hangover series goes out with a dark bang, Hot Shots goes out with a war, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer leaves us with one of TV's best finales. Plus Flappy Bird is born, Jim Carrey is God, and more so than any other Thirty Twenty Ten episode, watch the media landscape drastically change throughout one of our most jampacked episodes ever!
18/05/233h 37m

The Matrix Reloads, Star Trek Re-Wraths, and Krusty Gets Canceled

May 12-18: The Wonder Years and The Office say goodbye, the new Star Trek reboot is also a remake, The Simpsons' most star-studded finale, Urkel gets people fired, a modern Doris Day movie, Paul Rudd gets a makeover, Dawson makes his crying face, Don Draper does speed, a Black western, and we still don’t know what a Pentium is. All that and more on our weekly report on the state of 30, 20, and 10 years ago!
12/05/232h 57m

Leonardo DiCaprio Toasts a Literary Classic, a Mighty Wind’s a’Blowin’, and the Worst Animated Film of All Time

May 5-11: Kevin Kline’s the president, a Bruce Lee biopic, Chris Farley’s motivated, the worst videogame mascot suits up, Eddie Murphy babysits, Angel beats the big bad, Eve goes Online, Matthew McConaughey is muddy, and Quantum Leap ends. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
05/05/232h 34m

Iron Man 3, X-Men 2, and The Simpsons hit 420

Marvel's best solo movie meets the best non-MCU Marvel flick. Also Barry White saves snakes, the majesty of Blood in Blood Out, Amy Schumer lets us inside, and NBA Jam debuts. All that and more as we look at the world of pop culture 30, 20 and 10 years ago!
05/05/232h 43m

Michael Bay Breaks Good, the Real World Movie, and Conan O’Brien and Walker, Texas Ranger are Together Forever

Apr 21-27: They give Late Night to some random guy, John Cuasck has no identity, Dustin Hoffman has confidence, an extra creepy dating show, South Park puts kids in danger, Teen Titans get silly, De Niro goes to the big wedding, and Thrawn bites the dust. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
22/04/232h 29m

Johnny Depp Channels Chaplin, Shia Labeouf is in a Hole, and Tom Cruise Finds Oblivion

April 14-20: Rob Zombie burns through the witches, The Beatles are in a new format, there’s lots of apocalypses going around, Michael Jordan’s last dance, the Branch Davidian saga ends badly, Wesley Snipes is boiling, Seinfeld gets smelly, Jamie Kennedy is unwanted, Chow Yun-fat is bulletproof, and Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
15/04/232h 40m

Indecent Proposal, Anger Management, The Sandlot and 42 - Thirty Twenty Ten Apr 7-13

WAY TOO MUCH BASEBALL, the last of Scary Movie and Clone High (for now), mutated Rugrats, one of Adam Sandler's worst, Chadwick Boseman's breakthrough performance, Rob Zombie's first flick, and Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson need money, like, real bad. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!
14/04/232h 25m

Colin Farrell makes a call, Evil Dead returns, and the last Burt Reynolds movie - Thirty Twenty Ten: Mar 31-Apr 6

Elijah Wood breaks through with a classic adaptation, Evil Dead might be the best remake of all-time, the first ever Simpsons clip show, Hannibal is better than it deserves to be, Alicia Silverstone seduces audiences, and Kiefer Sutherland harasses Colin Farrell over the phone. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
04/04/232h 31m

Melanie Griffith Remakes, Dwayne Johnson Resets, and Chris Rock Presides

Mar 24-30: John Travolta makes a movie that’s basic, Indiana Jones joins the commies, Hilary Swank journeys to the center of the earth, Quantum Leap breaks its rules, Ryan Gosling rides again, Doogie Howser graduates, the hobbits are getting naughty, Tyler Perry yields to temptation, Stephanie Meyer is possessed by aliens, and RIP Brandon Lee. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!
25/03/231h 52m

Ninja Turtles 3, Boat Trip, Stephen King's Worst and The Croods - Thirty Twenty Ten: Mar 17-23

ONE OF THE WORST WEEKS FOR MOVIES OF ALL-TIME! The Ninja Turtles make a great case for not existing, a Boat-based Trip that should at least see Cuba Gooding Jr returning half his Oscar, and the worst Stephen King movie all the money in the world can buy. Plus Punk'd, Seinfeld's Junior Mints, South Park turns 100, Fallen Olympuses, Croods, and so very much more!
19/03/232h 22m

Chris Rock Raps, Aliens Abduct and Steve Carell and Jim Carrey Make Magic

March 10-16: The Chicks get canceled, Lisa needs braces, Reese Witherspoon helps elephants, Crispin Glover loves rats, Liam Neeson goes sledding, Frankie Muniz is a spy, white smoke from the Vatican, Halle Berry takes the call, and The Office tries to spin off. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!
11/03/232h 3m

Disney Returns to Oz, MTV Changes Animation, and Nic Cage and Sam Jackson Remind Us of Racist Radio

Mar 3-9: Bill Murray’s a gangster, swing kids fight Nazis, Fitty is in da club, Bruce Willis is a Navy Seal, Queen Latifah’s harassing Steve Martin, Colin Farrell is dead, ad History channel gets its own Game of Thrones. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!
03/03/232h 26m

Falling Down, Nathan For You and Jet Li and DMX reteam - Thirty Twenty Ten Feb 24-Mar 2

Jet Li vs DMX, Simpsons hit 300, a soap opera hits prime time, Clone High says goodbye (for now) Michael Douglas Falls Down, going back to Waco, Bryan Singer comes for your fairy tales, and Nathan Fielder brings us one of the funniest shows of the decade. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!
25/02/232h 23m

Bruce Campbell goes medieval, Will Ferrell starts a frat, and The Rock Snitches

Babylon 5 is ahead of its time, America's most deadly band, Homer gives up beer, Ali G comes to the states, Evil Dead's miraculous third movie, Will Ferrell hits the big time, HBO's first big drama bids adieu, The Rock tattles, and Kevin Spacey kills himself expensively. All that and more this week no Thirty Twenty Ten!
22/02/231h 57m

Ben Affleck’s First Superhero, John McClain Goes Out with a Whimper and It’s Groundhog Day!

Feb 10-16: Nicolas Cage has writer’s block, Michael J. Fox is homeward bound, Christian Slater has a baboon heart, Nicole Kidman has a fake nose, The Venture Brothers sneak onto TV, Josh Duhamel is safe, Michael Jackson opens up, we choo-choo-choose you, and more Seinfeld, not that there’s anything wrong with that. All that and more on this week's Thirty Twenty Ten!
11/02/232h 26m

Naked Gun meets Lethal Weapon, A Flintstones Wedding, and New TMNT is Best TMNT - Thirty Twenty Ten 3-9

Richard Gere does his thing, the first Ninja Turtles Reboot is great, THE BEST National Lampoon's movie no one talks about, we forgot about May, Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson can't do it again, a prehistoric television event, and the rise of Rupaul! All that and more on this week's Thirty Twenty Ten!
04/02/231h 42m

The Worst Movie Ever Finds its Audience, John Goodman’s B Movie, and a Zom Rom Com

Jan. 27-Feb 2: Detective Munch is the center of the universe, Nick Nolte does his own research, the Super Bowl halftime show becomes serious business, Peter Falk suits up one last time, another space disaster, a Dickens speedrun, Laurence Fishburne on wheels, Colin Farrell is recruited, Pacino and Walken hang out, and The Americans and House of Cards change TV. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
27/01/232h 11m

A New Network Goes Prime Time, Chappelle’s Show and Mythbusters Debut, and the Most Star-Studded Comedy Bomb

Jan. 20-26: Chicago has all that jazz, Disneyland gets toonified, Jimmy Kimmel gets kidnapped, Vine deserved better, Jeremy Renner’s hunting witches, Shirley MacLaine is used, Sam Rockwell has a dangerous mind, and an actually good ski movie?! All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
20/01/232h 18m

Ethan Hawke Eats People, Conan vs Marge vs the Monorail, Arnold's Last Stand and Kangaroo Jack

Stimpy's stank is too rank for Nickelodeon, a rapping kangaroo scams millions, the Brazilian Goodfellas, Arnold's return to stardom, Jessica Chastain's second #1 in a row, Devil May Cry's offshoot, and quite possibly The Simpsons most famous episode. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!
14/01/232h 27m

Spike Lee Does 9/11, Chris Pratt Kills Bin Laden, and the Era of Big Daddy Pacino Begins

Al Pacino yells, RDJ get his first HUGE role, Ed Norton says goodbye, one of the longest running horror franchises begins, say hello to The Bachelorette, Marlon Wayans makes another scary movie, and the dawn of the greatest Star Trek series?! All that and more on this week's Thirty Twenty Ten!
10/01/232h 23m

All the Years Best Movies - Thirty Twenty Ten Season 7 Finale

Forget those other shows that recap the year's best films, we're counting down THREE YEARS of the greatest films. In addition to other anniversary milestones, we're throwing down our very favorite movies of 30, 20 and 10 years ago in order to find the absolute cream of the crop. All that and more, as we look back at pop culture Thirty, Twenty and Ten years ago!
31/12/222h 35m

Django Unchained, Catch Me If You Can, Hero and Les Mis

Dec. 23-29: Back to the Future is finally retired from the screen, Danny DeVito kills Jimmy Hoffa, Jet Li is heroic, Russell Crowe sings, Tom Hanks catches Leo, and the chains come off Django. All that and more on Thirty Twenty Ten!
24/12/222h 20m

Lord of the Rings Part 2, Knocked Up 2 (sorta), and Robin Williams' Weirdest Movie Ever

Dec. 16-22: Tom Cruise's failed franchise, Steve Martin and Robin Williams' most unpalatable comedies ever, the sequel to Knocked Up nobody asked for, Mel Gibson is temporarily ageless, Martin Scorsese's return to New York gang crime is big and boring, confusing games and more! All that and more on this week's edition of Thirty Twenty Ten!
17/12/222h 58m

Ultimate Muppet Christmas, Bilbo Begins, and Star Trek TNG says Goodbye to the Big Screen

Darkwing Duck’s last hurrah, The Muppets' first movie since the death of their dad, Tom Hardy kills Star Trek: The Next Generation, Tom Cruise thinks he’s entitled to The Truth, Anthony Hopkins makes Psycho, and we have a lot to say about the first 1/3 of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit. All that and more on Thirty Twenty Ten!
09/12/222h 29m

Eddie Murphy Plays Politics, Christian Bale Rips off The Matrix, and Cartoons Close at Christmas

Dec. 2-8: Dwight brings Belsnikel to The Office, Eddie Murphy's abandoned movie, The Matrix but dumb, THE WORST comedy sequel ever made, and Tiny Toons and Invader Zim take a holiday bow. All that and more, this week 30, 20 and 10 years ago. 
02/12/222h 5m

Robin Williams Changes Disney, Adam Sandler has a Holiday, and Brad Pitt Kills Softly

Nov. 25-Dec. 1: We will always love Whitney Houston, animated space pirates, MST3K talks turkey, The Christmas Shoes are seven cents short, a Muppet Christmas you haven’t heard of, George Clooney mopes in space, Colin Firth is no Michael Caine, Lindsay Lohan is no Liz Taylor, and we definitely don’t know all there is to know about The Crying Game. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
25/11/222h 31m

Kevin's Alone Again, Living the Pi Life, the Worst James Bond, and Malcolm X

The Seinfeld Gang masters their domain, Life of Pi deserves to be remembered, Denzel Washington dominates, Sonic solidifies his star status, the Pierce Brosnan era of Bond ends with an eye roll, Harvey Keitel ACTS HARDEST, and Kevin McCallister runs away with his dad's credit card. All this and more on Thirty Twenty Ten. 
23/11/222h 45m

Bram Stoker Makes a Movie, Harry Potter Talks to Snakes, and Daniel Day-Lewis is President

Nov. 11-17: Michael Moore gets a gun, Russell Crowe stomps, the British Big Chill, Edwina and Patsy get loaded, Steven Seagal is nearly dead, the saddest Futurama, Helen Hunt does sex work, The Simpsons rock, and Twilight ends with a bang. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
11/11/223h 8m

We Bet on Wesley Snipes, Eminem’s Starring Role, and James Bond Goes Home

Nov. 4-10: Batman meets his hero, Rebecca Romijn is a femme fatale, Christopher Walken hosts a quartet, Greg Kinnear is a sex addict, Ralphie finally gets his on The Sopranos, an erotic thriller with James Belushi, French movies get très weird, and we settle the question: real women…do they have curves? All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
04/11/222h 12m

Brad Pitt’s Gone Fishin’, Sandler Gets Serious, and Disney’s Gonna Wreck It

Oct. 28-Nov. 3: X-Men get animated, Denzel’s drunk in the cockpit, Star Wars Kid is the hero we need, Tim Allen’s still Santa, Tobey Maguire fights trash pandas, Treehouses of Horror, clones go to high school, George Lucas sells out, Bill Clinton becomes the first Boomer president, The RZA’s got iron fists, and it turns out Rage Against the Machine is political. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
28/10/222h 43m

Tom Hanks is Unstuck in Time, the Best of PS2, and Dr. Giggles Takes Your Insurance

Oct. 21-27: Madonna does it on a coffee table, Miami-based videogames rule, Robert De Niro is a bad lawyer, George Strait is pure country, Mark Wahlberg is no Cary Grant, Jackass hits the big screen, Silent Hill reveals something, and Gerard Butler goes surfing. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
22/10/222h 30m

The Buzz on Candyman, The Ring, and Par4nomal Activity

Oct. 14-20: The Sega-CD disappoints everyone, Diane Lane’s got a gun, Joe Pesci’s got a camera, Samuel L. Jackson goes to England, the Russo Bros. debut, Mary Elizabeth Winstead has a problem, Tyler Perry hunts a killer, Chris has non-COVID, Diana’s a wimp, and JR is the richest man in Middle Earth. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
15/10/222h 28m

Madonna Gets Lost, Argo F Yourself, and Introducing Quentin Tarantino

Oct. 7-13: Jason Statham becomes a star, a presidential threeway, another Columbus movie, Steven Seagal’s best film, Seinfeld learns about the Moops, Kevin James gets punched, notorious bombs, James Van Der Beek goes to college, seven psychopaths go dognapping, Ethan Hawke gets scared, Emma Watson branches out, and the DC universe explodes. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
08/10/222h 51m

Wondery Presents - The ReWatcher: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

SPONSORED: Welcome to the Hellmouth Weirdos! Your favorite Morbid hosts Ash and Alaina are branching out from true crime and heading to Sunnydale for the ultimate Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch podcast! Alaina is a Buffy superfan and Ash has never watched a single episode, so whether you’re Team Angel, Team Spike, or have no clue who those people are…they’ve got you covered! Join them each week as they slay their way through the series, episode by episode, re-watching, and watching for the very first time. They’ll break down Buffy and her friends' adventures through weekly recaps, categories, and awards while Ash takes some (wooden stake) stabs at predicting what she thinks will happen next. They'll also welcome the occasional Buffy cast member, guest star, or celebrity superfan to join in the slaying. Listen to The ReWatcher:
04/10/225m 12s

Hannibal Lector Gets a Prequel, Emilio Estevez Herds Ducks, and Anna Kendrick Hits a High Note

Sept. 30-Oct. 6: Tom Selleck heads to Japan, Sinead O’Connor rips it up, Kieran Culkin grows up, Dustin Hoffman’s a hero, Naruto runs for it, Tim Burton goes Frankenstein, Liam Neeson’s got skills again, Zac Efron gets pissed on, and coffee is for closers. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
01/10/222h 44m

Daniel Day-Lewis Does Action, Bruce Willis Hunts Himself, and Roll Tide, Reese Witherspoon

Sept. 23-29: The Sci-Fi channel launches, Paul Reiser is mad (about you), a French vampire versus the mob, Whoopi Goldberg goes to South Africa, Bill Crystal is Mr. Saturday Night, Jerry Stiller’s kid gets a sketch show, Bart is disappointed by Camp Krusty, Michelle Pfeiffer is a bad mom, Jackie Chan is a special effect, more Sherlock Holmes on TV, and Adam Sandler gets kid friendly. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
23/09/222h 34m

Judge Dredd’s Redemption, Captain Ron Takes to the Sea, and Firefly Takes to the Sky

Sept. 16-22: A giant week, with cops and gangs in South Central, Brendan Fraser fights bigots, Seattle single life, weird sketch shows, Bob Newhart is an artist, Picket Fences is weird, we climb the Aggro Crag, Steve Coogan gets down, Maggie Gyllenhaal gets spanked, Heath Ledger gets shamed, Philip Seymour Hoffman starts a cult, Dredd plays tower defense, Clint Eastwood plays ball, and the worst reviewed movie of all time. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
16/09/223h 20m

Funny Barbers, a Hacker Heist, and the Beginning of the End of Resident Evil

Sept. 9-15: Hellraiser returns, homeless teens, yacht racing, Jason Lee’s paying for college, Robin Williams is creepy af, Nicolas Cage’s Taken, Richard Gere’s pyramid scheme, J.Law gets stalked, lots of short-lived cartoons about cows and cats and knights and barbarians, and the debut of a really clownish character. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
10/09/222h 36m

Tim Robbins Predicts the Present, Stupid Sexy Tolstoy, and the Very Best Batman. Period.

Sept. 2-8: Blade Runner gets fixed, Fatal Attraction Jr., American Idol has a moment, Matthew Broderick is lost, Penelope Cruz gets hammy, Goofy gets a show, Jonathon Frakes stops lying, Bradley Cooper can’t write, and has Robert De Niro played more cops or criminals? All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.

Nic Cage Gets Married, Possessions Galore, and David Lynch’s Worst Year Ever

Aug. 26-Sept. 1: Tom Hardy’s lawless, Pet Sematary is resurrected, Martin Lawrence brings Sheneneh, Jennifer Aniston breaks bad, a British secret agent frog, a haunted website, evil videotapes, the Montgomery Burns Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Excellence, and who wouldn’t pay money to go to a theater full of screaming toddlers? All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
26/08/222h 23m

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Wheels, Wesley Snipes Gets in the Ring, and Return of the Son of Bruce Lee

Aug. 19-25: Al Pacino builds a star, Baz Luhrmann debuts, Matthew Perry gets served, Robert Pattinson rides in a limo, Dax Shepard is on the run, Stephen Hawking gets a movie, Florida gets slammed, Willem Dafore can’t sleep, and the first (and worst) of the dueling Columbuses. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
20/08/222h 3m

Stallone is Still Expendable, Eddie Murphy’s Epic Fail, and Peter Jackson Invents the Zom-Com

Aug. 12-18: Breaking Bad hops a train, Larry Sanders hits the air, Bridget Fonda gets a roommate, Robert Evans stays in the picture, a painting of Jesus gets ‘improved’, John Ritter’s trapped in TV, a girls sports movie hits the beach, a kid gets leafy, classic horror for kids from Nickelodeon and Laika, and Ross Perot hears sucking. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
12/08/222h 18m

Vin Diesel Gets XXX, Bourne Without Bourne, and Clint Eastwood is Unforgiven

Aug. 5-11: Guns N Roses is a riot, John Lithgow gets creepy, the Spy Kids get weirder, Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are unelectable, a trio of kid ninjas, and Mario Paint is music to our ears. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
06/08/221h 47m

Mel Gibson Sees Signs, Buffy Begins Slaying, and the Least Essential Remake Ever

July 29-Aug. 4: Meryl and Goldie make a camp classic, Dana Carvey comes out of his shell, your ethnic mom’s favorite rom-com, your Anglophile mom’s favorite vacation movie, wimpy kids, Celeste and Jesse, Tommy Lee Jones gets therapy, and Bebe’s kids don’t die, they multiply. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
30/07/222h 3m

The Dream Team and Austin Powers Both Go for the Gold

July 22-28: Daman Wayans needs mo’ money, a flying pig, Jon Lovitz rules space, Ben Stiller keeps watch, Christopher Walken fights bears, manic pixie dream girls, moon Nazis, and a documentary with a happy ending for once. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
23/07/222h 12m

Disney Blows up a Kid, Harrison Ford Submerges, and The Dark Knight Ends

July 15-21: Jack Nicholson has trouble, eBay hits Buy It Now, Fred Willard goes to the movies, David Arquette is a freak, Ross Perot quits, Michael J. Fox is mousey, Breaking Bad hits the home stretch, and skinny James Gandolfini. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
15/07/222h 7m

Matthew McConaughey Battles Dragons, Ralph Bakshi Does the Roger Rabbit, and Ice Age is Mammoth

July 8-14: Tom Hanks joins the mob, Meg Ryan swaps bodies, the Crocodile Hunter hits the big screen, the worst Halloween movie, Tony Shalhoub is nervous, JCVD is universal, and someone’s thrown in the pool on Melrose Place. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.
09/07/221h 57m
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