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Rewatchability is a comedic pop-culture nostalgia podcast hosted by J.M. McNab, Rob LaRonde, and Blain Watters. It is produced independently in Toronto, ON.

The show began in the summer of 2011. In 2012 it was profiled by The A.V. Club and in 2015 our podcast appeared on CBC Radio’s Podcast Playlist. The aim of the show is to re-watch movies and television shows from when we were younger, and review them in an interesting and hopefully humourous way. Hopefully.

Rewatchability contains coarse language and immature subject matter; our main goal is to be funny, so please don’t take anything too seriously… especially you Ghost Dad.

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Rewatchability is a comedic pop-culture nostalgia podcast hosted by J.M. McNab, Rob LaRonde, and Blain Watters. It is produced independently in Toronto, ON.

The show began in the summer of 2011. In 2012 it was profiled by The A.V. Club and in 2015 our podcast appeared on CBC Radio’s Podcast Playlist. The aim of the show is to re-watch movies and television shows from when we were younger, and review them in an interesting and hopefully humourous way. Hopefully.

Rewatchability contains coarse language and immature subject matter; our main goal is to be funny, so please don’t take anything too seriously… especially you Ghost Dad.

    UNCLE BUCK

    UNCLE BUCK

    This week it's all giant pancakes and cigar smoke as we get a visit from UNCLE BUCK! Yes, we're talking the 1989 John Hughes Film starring John Candy, an exceptionally precocious Macauley Culkin, the button-cute Gaby Hoffman and some other people. We loved this movie when we were kids, but how does it hold up now?
     
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and PARIS

    AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and PARIS

    It's Hallowe'en and we take a bite out of the night with AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS! Yes, it's John Landau's celebrated 1981 horror-comedy starring David Naughton and Griffin Dunne and another similarly titled movie! Okay, at least Paris gives us Julie Delpy (Before Sunrise), but we have to endure some really bad CGI and a werewolf rave. We howl about both these flicks (for perhaps different reasons), but have they transformed over time?


    Tune in to find out! And don’t forget to subscribe and rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher! Also, you can also support us by either contributing Patreon campaign, or by buying Rewatchability t-shirts from TeePublic.
     
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    • 1 hr 37 min
    MAGNOLIA with Shane Burley

    MAGNOLIA with Shane Burley

    This week we wise up about Paul Thomas Anderson's MAGNOLIA! Starring an ensemble cast featuring Phillip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Phillip Baker Hall and some other people with three word names or a prominent initial. Coincidence? Oh also, Tom Cruise shows up I think. It's a long, sprawling movie about regret and forgiveness, but can we forgive a movie with a three hour running time?


    Tune in to find out! And don’t forget to subscribe and rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher! Also, you can also support us by either contributing Patreon campaign, or by buying Rewatchability t-shirts from TeePublic.
     
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    • 1 hr 38 min
    MANHUNTER

    MANHUNTER

    Put down the chianti, this week we delve into the cinematic origins of the Hannibal Lecter saga with Michael Mann's MANHUNTER! Starring William Peterson, Dennis Farina, Tom Noonan, Kim Griest and Joan Allen, this stylized 80's thriller was not a blockbuster hit like Silence of The Lambs, but in recent years has attained cult movie status. But what do we think about it?


    Listen and find out! And don’t forget to subscribe and rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher! Also, you can also support us by either contributing Patreon campaign, or by buying Rewatchability t-shirts from TeePublic.
     
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    ROXANNE

    ROXANNE

    This week we stick our... uh, noses into ROXANNE! It's the 1987 romantic comedy starring Steve Martin and Darryl Hannah based on the play Cyrano De Bergerac about a man with a very long nose who falls in love with a woman who loves another, less nosed man. Also featuring Shelly Duvall, Fred Willard and Damon Wayans, this movie was a hit when it was first released, how does it hold up now?


    Listen and find out! And don’t forget to subscribe and rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher! Also, you can also support us by either contributing Patreon campaign, or by buying Rewatchability t-shirts from TeePublic.
     
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    EXTREME MEASURES

    EXTREME MEASURES

    This week we operate on EXTREME MEASURES! Starring, umm, yes, well Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker and Gene Hackman, it's a medical thriller about a doctor that must get to the bottom of a vast conspiracy to use homeless people as unwilling test subjects! This movie got our pulse racing and our hearts beating like a drum (maybe we should see a doctor), but how does it hold up now?


    Listen and find out ! And don’t forget to subscribe and rate us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher! Also, you can also support us by either contributing Patreon campaign, or by buying Rewatchability t-shirts from TeePublic.
     
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    • 59 min

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