Midway’s highly successful reboot of Spy Hunter back in 2001 was no stranger to that era’s obsession with nu-metal, recruiting Saliva to perform a new version of the Peter Gunn theme along with including the band’s video for “Your Disease” on the game’s disc as a bonus feature.
Zach, Chris and Chris Ali head back to the beginnings of the Fast & Furious “family” with 2001’s The Fast and The Furious, where undercover cop Brian O’Connor tries to infiltrate the world of illegal LA street racing and find out which crew is hijacking semi-trucks to steal their valuable cargo of VHS/DVD players.
As the “family” is torn apart in The Fate of the Furious, we’re going back to when it first formed in 2001’s franchise starter, The Fast and the Furious.
Zach, Chris and Chris Ali try to figure out if Bill Paxton is crazy or not in his 2001 directorial debut, Frailty, which co-stars Matthew McConaughey and Powers Boothe, for the latest Everything Action commentary.
Setting the tone for incredible action and masterful visual storytelling right off the bat, the first episode of Samurai Jack features the return of the evil demon wizard Aku, Jack’s lifelong training around the world and what was supposed to be the first and final battle between the two foes.
The closest Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman got to directing a third Ghostbusters is the underrated Evolution from 2001, which swapped out ghosts for aliens and tasked David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott and Julianne Moore with the alien busting.
Zach, Chris, Chris Ali and Ryan raid some tombs, meet ghost Jon Voight, fight giant robots and more for the November movie commentary, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.
Co-starring in Romeo Must Die with Jet Li, Aalyiah contributed the lead single off the movie’s soundtrack, “Try Again”, and Li appeared in the music video as the two dance in a hall of mirrors.
Smash Mouth’s “All Star” was everywhere in the late 90’s and early 2000’s, appearing prominiently in the movies Mystery Men, Shrek and Rat Race, as well as every 5 minutes on every radio station in the country.