You can keep your Rays and your Aviators your Lincolns—my heart belongs to Mommie Dearest (1981), a gem of a biopic that knows how to have fun. 39 more words
2 years, 5 months ago
Killer thriller director Brian De Palma tried his hand at a screwy mob send-up…and fell flat. Wise Guys (1986) is a timeless example of everything-but-the-kitchen-sink comedy, right up there with Ice Pirates. 6 more words
2 years, 8 months ago
Being forgettable reaches unforgettable heights in this week’s Cine-meh showing!
We saw so many movies with my dad on our weekend visits that sometimes we ran out of things we wanted to see and just took what we could get. 68 more words
2 years, 10 months ago
George Burns does some body switching in 18 Again! (1988). While George gets to live it up in his grandson’s body, his grandson languishes in Burns’ comatose bag o’ bones. 6 more words
C.H.U.D. beats Hellraiser.
Now this is strictly speaking in terms of cinematic achievement. I’m not sure who would win in a street fight.
2 years, 11 months ago
Slapstick of Another Kind (filmed in 1982, released in 1984) is yet another horrible adaptation of a book by Kurt Vonnegut (poor guy).
Madeline Kahn and Jerry Lewis, wearing enormous 27 more words