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Welcome to Multiplex Time Machine.

This weekly limited-run series is based on the idea that 2007 was a surprisingly great year in modern movie history. It saw bad movies, good movies, and GREAT movies, but more than anything, it saw NOTABLE movies. Every episode of this show will look at a release from that same week 15 years ago, in 2007.

Apr 29, 2022

Not since Ebenezer Scrooge uttered the immortal line, "The shadows of the things that would have been, may be dispelled. They will be. I know they will!" has there been as pure an expression of the human desire to just get a dang do-over as Next, originally released 15 years ago on April 27, 2007. But A Christmas Carol...

Apr 22, 2022

Here come the fuzz! In Episode 16 of Multiplex Time Machine, we're looking back fondly on the modern comedy classic Hot Fuzz, originally released on April 20, 2007!

Hot Fuzz was directed by Edgar Wright from a script by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starred Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent, Olivia Colman, and Timothy...

Apr 15, 2022

Something disturbing is happening in suburbia, and we think there's a title waiting somewhere in that sentence. In Episode 15 of Multiplex Time Machine, we're taking a look at Disturbia, 2007's very 2007 take on Rear Window, originally released on April 13, 2007.

Disturbia was directed by D.J. Caruso from a...

Apr 8, 2022

In Episode 14 of Multiplex Time Machine, we're not looking at a movie. We're looking at an event. On April 6, 2007, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino had the brass to release two movies in one with Grindhouse!

Grindhouse was Planet Terror, written and directed by Rodriguez, and starring Rose McGowan, Freddy...

Apr 1, 2022

In Episode 13 of Multiplex Time Machine, we're going for the gold with a look at Blades of Glory! This celebration of figure skating was originally released on March 30, 2007.

Blades of Glory was directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon from a screenplay by Jeff Cox, Craig Cox, John Altschuler, and Dave Krinsky, from a...