You remember your time in high school... don't pretend that you don't. Fresh off co-hosting P.S. I Love Hoffman, Brian Rodriguez returns to take you on a journey back to your teenage years through the power of classic high school films.
Better Luck Tomorrow
The hosts of 2fast2forever make a pit stop on High School Slumber Party's side of the road as the Godfather himself Joey Lewandowski and Joe Two return to the podcast to chat Better Luck Tomorrow. After Brian's listener acclaimed turn discussing the film on their show this week, the Joe's return the favor by breaking down the high school elements of the movie that put Justin Lin on the map and that Roger Ebert screamed at a person in support of. Starring Parry Shen, Jason Tobin, Roger Fan, John Cho, Karin Anna Cheung and of course Sung Kang playing the Fast and Furious's Han for the very first time, Better Luck Tomorrow is a formative films in both Asian-American and teen cinema.
They say idle hands make the devil's work and today we're talking a film that takes the concept quite literally. Ryan Stick of the Ryan Stick Show returns to the Slumber Party to chat about one of his favorite horror comedies, Idle Hands. Starring Devon Sawa, Jessica Alba, Seth Green, Elden Henson, the Offspring and Vivica A. Fox, Idle Hands is the story of a lazy stoner teen who's hand becomes an evil possessed killer; even after being cut off. Ryan and Brian chat all about the music and moments that make this film a cult classic.
Brian welcomes Slumber Party veteran Mike Manzi to the podcast to talk Project Almanac; a teen time travel found footage film! And what better type of film to cover as our first movie of 2021 than a time travel movie? Mike brings his extensive knowledge of the time travel genre to the pod for this Michael Bay and MTV produced film.
#TwilightForever Q and A with Kate Hudson
Brian opens 2021 by welcoming back the most popular girl in school to the Slumber Party as Kate Hudson hops in the sleeping bag to answer some listener questions regarding her favorite subject in the entire world; The Twilight Saga. Kate and Brian recap their 2020 run of Twilight films by updating their movie rankings and surprise guest Joe 2 of #2Fast2Forever joins the podcast to preview his involvement in High School Slumber Party's 2021 run through the world of Stephanie Meyer.
2020 Teen Film Review Part 2
For the final episode of 2020, Brian continues to look back at all the teen films of 2020 in this part 2 of a 2 part review. This episode Brian discusses Big Time Adolescence,The Binge, Run, Vampires vs the Bronx, The Babysitter: Killer Queen, Spontaneous, Freaky, Nocturne, The Craft: Legacy, Valley Girl, The Prom, Work It, To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love you, The Kissing Booth 2, Words on the Bathroom Walls, The New Mutants and Boys State.
2020 Teen Movie Review Part 1
As we close 2020, Slumber Party host Brian Rodriguez decided to assign himself the huge homework assignment of watching every single teen film from 2020 as a gift to the slumberers. In part 1, Brian chats about All the Bright Places, All Together Now, American Pie presents Girls Rules, Another Round, Chemical Hearts, Clouds, Critical Thinking, Enola Holmes, Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Onward, Stargirl, The Half of It, the Vast of Night, The Way Back, Unpregnant, and Yes God Yes.