Episode 134: Small Soldiers

“What are you worried about? They’re only toys.”

On this episode we’re reviewing Joe Dante’s SMALL SOLDEIRS (1998).

We discuss this surprisingly dark kids flick, subversive messaging and, of course, the exploding helicopter action.

Show notes

Small Soldiers (1998)
Director: Joe Dante
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Kevin Dunn, Dennis Leary, Phil Hartman, Robert Picardo, Dick Miller, Tommy Lee Jones, Ernest Borgnine, Frank Langella, Bruce Dern, George Kennedy, Christina Ricci and Sarah Michelle Geller. 
Plot: When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.

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