Category: Romance

Episode 034 – Cocktail

Cocktail (1988) Movie Poster

Aruba? Jamaica? Ooh,THE MILKSHAKE BOOM takes ya all the way down to Kokomo and then some with the Tom Cruise bartender flick ‘Cocktail’!  We’ll get there fast and then this 1988 film directed by Roger Donaldson will take it slow…real slow!  And it may not be somewhere you’ll wanna go…


Episode 029 – Love Potion No. 9

Love Potion No. 9 poster / DVD cover

This week THE MILKSHAKE BOOM take our troubles to Madame Ruth (you know that gypsy with the gold-capped tooth?) and drink in ‘Love Potion No. 9’, a romantic comedy from 1992 written and directed by Dale Launer and starring Tate Donovan and Sandra Bullock!

And while we discuss topics like our favorite Sandra Bullock movies, we mainly focus on the incredibly dark under current that is this movie’s premise! For the most part, this is just a fun little rom com, but then again…


Episode 028 – Heathers

Heathers 1989 Movie Poster

 

This week THE MILKSHAKE BOOM welcome our special guest (and Robin’s sister) Erin to the podcast.  Erin is so ‘very’ with her movie selection: ‘Heathers’! This dark cult classic is directed by Michael Lehmann and stars Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, and Shannon Doherty.

We discuss our favorite Christian Slater/Winona Ryder films, dark comedies in general, and we reveal some of our high school horror stories! We also delve into a Three Stooges social thought experiment, major plot points on forgery, Christine’s hatred of ‘Army of Darkness’ and her theory that ‘Heathers’ is basically ‘Fight Club’.


Episode 024 – Joe Versus The Volcano

Joe Versus The Volcano Poster Podcast

This week, Christine makes her triumphant return to THE MILKSHAKE BOOM podcast just in time to discuss the 1990 Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan romantic comedy team up ‘Joe Versus the Volcano’ written and directed by John Patrick Shanley!

We also reveal our favorite movies with ‘versus’ in the title, jump into some of the best Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan films, and discover that adding Batman will always make things better!