Starring Jeff Daniels, John Goodman, and Julian Sands; Arachnophobia is the PG-13 killer spider thriller that gave the heebie jeebies to younger versions of Matt and Trevor.
Boyz n the Hood also offers us babyfaced performances from Cuba Gooding Jr., Ice Cube, Regina King, Angela Bassett, Lawrence Fishburne and a cavalcade of others.
Good evening to the denizens of the Nighthawks diner. We are pleased to report that as the world finds itself in a nightmare absurdist dystopia of COVID-19, the streets around the conceptual Nighthawks diner are a little safer from crime. Actress, producer, comedian, stunt performer, and all-around-entertainment-engine Katie Mae Peters pulls up a seat in […]
Hey all you Nighthawks Diner Denizens! Hot off our 100th episode, the Nighthawks House Band, Middle Class Joe, has made their brand new single ‘The Movie Song‘ available for pre-order. The Movie song was written for and debuted on the Nighthawks Ep 100 Audio Essay: What Do Movies Mean to Us? A collection of movie […]
It was 2001. Shortly after the attacks on 9/11. Directed by Michael Mann and starring the likes of Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, John Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Joe Morton; the film ALI is released to critical acclaim and earning two Oscar nominations in short order. It would be easy to tell […]
Max Von Sydow vs. The Devil: Who wins? What happens when Max Von Sydow *is* The Devil? We don’t have the answers for you. What we do have is two movies about The Devil, as Trevor and Matt sample a first slice of the classic William Friedkin horror masterpice: THE EXORCIST. The guys watched the […]
This will be the final episode for the Nighthawks before the 4th of July weekend, so they decided to honor the birthday of the U.S.A. in a special way. Finding INDEPENDENCE DAY a little on-the-nose, and not wanting to corner themselves into the uber-patriotic or the uber-cynical films about the country, of which there are […]
For their first supplementary episode, the Nighthawks discuss the divisive Jurassic World.
This Week: Matt and Trevor are celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s JAWS, with a special JAWS-centric episode. We talk about the big “Bruce,” himself, as well as some films that owe a great deal to JAWS. One of these films also owes us some kind of refund.
Trevor and Matt hop on the Doof Wagon for a break neck journey down the Fury Road, discussing their love for the latest Mad Max film, the first in nearly 30 years. The action, the artistry, the metaphor, and the feminism are all guzzled out for your listening pleasure. Also on tap: Netflix suggestions.