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Musical Montage: Alien Ant Farm “Movies”

January 27, 2020

Released as the first single off their Anthology album in 2001, “Movies” was re-released when Alien Ant Farm’s cover of “Smooth Criminal” exploded onto the charts and got a big-budget music video where the guys recreate scenes from movies like Ghostbusters and The Karate Kid.

Musical Montage: Saliva “The Spy Hunter Theme”

July 15, 2019

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.

EA Commentary: The Fast and The Furious

May 2, 2017

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.

EA Commentary: Frailty

March 30, 2017

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.

Auto Pilot: Samurai Jack

March 9, 2017

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.

I Ain’t Afraid of No Aliens: The Underrated Evolution

July 13, 2016

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.