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The Money Pit (1986) [review]

This is one of those 1980s films which I feel has been overlooked by many over the years, one which seems to have that certain something which pulls you in with the misfortune of the two main characters. 376 more words


Flashback Friday-Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

Beverly Hills is not exactly known as the intellectual capital of America.

In the 1989 movie Troop Beverly Hills,  Phyllis Nefler (Shelley Long) is a Beverly Hills socialite/housewife who has been handed divorce papers by her soon to be ex-husband, Freddy Nefler (Craig T. 95 more words


The money pit

I saw this on video (yes, yes, I know) today. It was too obvious what would happen and it was too loud and noisy. See more at Rotten Tomatoes.

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Monday Movie Mentions #28...

The Money Pit (1986)

Looking at Tom Hanks’ output over the last twenty years or so, a new viewer to his work would be forgiven for thinking he was always middle of the road. 194 more words


Throwback Thursday-Susie Q (1996)

The genre of teen fantasy romance is an interesting one. Depending on the writer(s), the narrative and character arc can be either predictable/boring or compelling/different. 131 more words


Beverly hills tote

So I am a big fan of the movie “Troop Beverly Hills.” Now if you don’t know that movie, then I suggest you stop reading this post and go rent it, and cherish every late 1980s fabulousness. 150 more words

Men Who Sew

Entry 710: Bad Robots

I’ve written before about how scientists seem determined to develop artificial intelligence that is destined to destroy all of humanity, as depicted in the Terminator… 569 more words