The Retro Network Drive-In

The Retro Network Drive-In

Welcome to TRN Drive-In! Visit the snack bar and tune your radio to The Retro Network because it's time to screen the movies you love.

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January 31, 2022 101 min

TRN Drive-In returns with a holiday screening of the 1993 film Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray. Join Gary (@milehighsamurai), Karen (@KarenFlieger8), Tim (@OldSchool80s), and Jason (@RD80s) as they the journey to Punxsutawney, PA to watch Phil Connors experience Groundhog Day, over and over again. You'll hear facts you may not know, box office stats, casting what-ifs, our Drive-In awards including our favorit...

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TRN Drive-In returns with a special 40th anniversary screening of the 1982 film First Blood. Join Gary (@milehighsamurai), Eric (@Eric_Vardeman), and Jason (@RD80s) as they the journey to rediscover the movie started the Rambo franchise. You'll hear facts and box office stats, casting what-ifs, Drive-In awards including our favorite scenes and lines and more into the franchise's history.

Rambo: The Force of Freed...

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November 29, 2021 96 min

The Retro Network Drive-In returns with a special holiday screening of the 1990 film Home Alone! Guests for this episode will include Tim (@OldSchool80s), Stacey (@GeekyVixen) and hosted by Jason (@RD80s). Relive this timeless classic including facts and box office stats, our Drive-In awards including favorite scenes and lines, casting What-Ifs, a quick review of Home Sweet Home Alone, and Did You Know trivia.

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December 22, 2020 82 min

TRN Drive-In returns with a special holiday screening of the 1983 film A Christmas Story! Guests for this episode will include Karen (@KarenFlieger8), Tim (@oldschool80s), and hosted by Jason (@RD80s). Relive this timeless classic including facts and box office stats, casting what-ifs, our Drive-In awards including favorite scenes and lines, and some Did You Know trivia.

Book mentioned during the podcast: A Christmas Sto...

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November 24, 2020 50 min

On this episode skips of TRN Drive-In, Jason welcomes special guest host Chad from Horror Movie BBQ to review the forgotten Thanksgiving-set film Dutch starring Ed O'Neill and Ethan Embry. We will  talk about its release history, box office stats, critic reviews, and also hand out our usual TRN Drive-In awards. After the awards, we'll wrap with our thoughts on possible future incarnations of the film and some Did You Know f...

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April 27, 2020 78 min

Holy Shnikes! The Retro Network proudly presents the first installment in our TRN Drive-In '95 series (previously exclusive to Patreon) to all of our listeners! One of the most beloved comedies not just of 1995 but all time is Tommy Boy starring Chris Farley and David Spade.

Listen as Jason and Mickey go through the film's history, give out awards for best scene and line, and explore little known facts. We'll also discus...

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March 30, 2020 88 min

COWABUNGA!! TRN Drive-In returns with a special 30th anniversary screening of the 1990 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Guests for this episode will include Gary (@milehighsamurai), Stacey (@geeky_vixen), Wyatt (@infamouswb), and hosted by Jason (@RD80s). Take the journey with us to rediscover this beloved movie including facts and box office stats, casting what-ifs, our Drive-In awards including favorite scenes a...

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February 19, 2020 90 min

TRN Drive-In returns with a screening of the 1990 film Dick Tracy starring Warren Beatty, Madonna, and Al Pacino. Hosts for this episode are Adam and Michael from Wizards: The Podcast Guide to Comics who will take you on the journey of rediscovering the movie. You'll hear facts and box office stats, casting what-ifs, our Drive-In awards, and thoughts on a sequel or reboot.

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December 10, 2019 89 min

*Warning: This episode is explicit due to language involved with spouting lines from Christmas Vacation.

TRN Drive-In returns screening National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation! Jason takes the wheel providing what could be the most comprehensive review of the classic 1989 Christmas movie starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, and Randy Quaid. You'll hear facts, box office stats, what-ifs, some unique award nominations, an...

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November 26, 2019 87 min

The first movie screened at TRN Drive-In is the Thanksgiving classic Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. Starring Steve Martin as Neal Page, John Candy as Del Griffith, and written and directed by the late great John Hughes, this 1987 film is a seasonal must-watch for many movie lovers. Mickey takes the lead for the review by supplying the facts, what-ifs, some unique award nominations, and just an all-around good time as we discuss t...

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