Category: Camp

Naked Lunch

    Release Date: December 27, 1991 (screened June 20, 2014 – 16th Annual Provincetown Film Festival) Runtime: 115 minutes Rating: R Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Director: David Cronenberg Cast: Peter Weller; Judy Davis; Ian Holm; Julian Sands; Monique Mercure; Roy Scheider OK, full disclosure: this is one weird fuckin’ movie. David Cronenberg has never

Showgirls

    Release Date: September 22, 1995 Runtime: 131 minutes Rating: NC-17 Studio: United Artists (MGM) Director: Paul Verhoeven Cast: Elizabeth Berkley; Kyle MacLachlan; Gina Gershon; Gina Ravera; Glenn Plummer; Alan Rachins Let’s not bullshit each other, folks. You know you love this boondoggle of a flick from 1995, to date the most widely released NC-17 movie

Body of Evidence

It’s Flashback Friday! This Week’s Flashback Movie….     Release Date: January 15, 1993 Runtime: 99 minutes Rating: R Studio: MGM Director: Uli Edel Cast: Willem Dafoe; Madonna; Joe Mantegna; Anne Archer; Julianne Moore; Frank Langella; Jurgen Prochnow Hoo-boy!!! This one’s a doozy! No one in this train wreck could possibly have thought that they were

Motel Hell

It’s Flashback Friday! This Week’s Flashback Movie….     Release Date: October 18, 1980 Runtime: 101 minutes Rating: R Studio: United Artists (MGM) Director: Kevin Connor Cast: Rory Calhoun; Nancy Parsons; Paul Linke; Nina Axelrod; Wolfman Jack [POSSIBLE SPOILERS] This is one fun, albeit totally demented movie!! I love it when movies don’t take themselves

Xanadu

    Release Date: August 8, 1980 Runtime: 93 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Robert Greenwald Cast: Olivia Newton-John; Gene Kelly; Michael Beck Something about this movie draws me to it.  I don’t know if it’s the fact that it was so viciously derided upon its initial release, whether it’s the tack, tack, TACKY

Lost Horizon (1973)

    Release Date: March 17, 1973 Runtime: 150 minutes (feels like it!) Rating: G Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony) Director: Charles Jarrott Cast: Peter Finch; Liv Ullmann; John Gielgud; Sally Kellerman; George Kennedy; Michael York; Olivia Hussey; Bobby Van; James Shigeta; Charles Boyer Hoo-boy!  Where to start with this one? This is Ross Hunter’s infamous

The Oscar

    Release Date: March 4, 1966 Runtime: 119 minutes Rating: N/A Studio: Paramount Director: Russell Rouse Cast: Stephen Boyd; Milton Berle; Elke Sommer; Jill St. John; Tony Bennett; a slew of other Oscar winners/nominees While watching this train wreck of a film, a number of questions occurred to me. The first came to me