Shawn celebrates the 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott's sci-fi/horror classic Alien with returning guest TC Padgett, who has never seen the film before. They discuss whether or not it lived up to TC's expectations and the major differences between this and James Cameron's equally amazing (for completely different reasons) sequel Aliens.
Pulp Fiction is 25 years old this year. Missing Frames celebrates the occasion by introducing the Quentin Tarantino classic to someone who has never seen it before. Julia Barton and Ryan Lambert join Shawn in discussing Julia's many, many feelings watching this beloved movie for the first time.
John Mills returns to Missing Frames for his first watch of Guillermo del Toro's masterful horror flick The Devil's Backbone. He and Shawn discuss John's journey towards appreciating del Toro as a filmmaker and why horror stories that get under your skin are just as effective as the ones that are outright terrifying.
Brad Gullickson and Aaron Prescott of Rest.In.Pictures podcast join Shawn to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton's 1989 Batman. While they're at it, they take a look at the original Batman film franchise, from Batman Returns all the way to Batman & Robin, and Shawn defends his not at all controversial opinion that Batman Forever is the best of the bunch.
Shawn and Sarah celebrate the 20th anniversary of 10 Things I Hate About You with Shawn's first-ever viewing of the beloved film. They also spend a good chunk of time gushing about the amazing cast (especially Heath Ledger) and take great pleasure in pointing out all the connections between this film and the Batman franchise.