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Old 9th Mar 2007, 2:29   #21
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I know. And don't get me wrong, much as I may currently laugh in the face of fear I strongly suspect that this was the film my dad had to lead me out of when my 6th Birthday treat proved a bit too much.
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Only five, but they're bad. I'm only half as cultured as you guys.

Cocktail - bad taste in the mouth to be sure, but Elisabeth Shue is worth watching

Sabrina (1995) - unfortunate remake, but when Julia Ormond takes her ticket and says, "I'm going home", well, ya just know Linus will follow her.

Worse...
Smokey and the Bandit - Jackie Gleason slobbering barbecue through the south. And a Bassett hound named Fred.

Worserer...
A Star is Born - super schmaltz, very bad hair, but when they take that bath by candlelight...

And a movie so tasteless that I could watch it every day...
Caddyshack - there's nothing like it, and I even know Judge Smails' christening speech by heart

As a child I loved Godzilla movies but can't remember the names. They seemed bad but, hey, they might be classics.

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Cocktail - bad taste in the mouth to be sure, but Elisabeth Shue is worth watching
As in The Saint too. Once upon a time she was my choice for Anne Neville, Richard III's wife, if ever Gordon Daviot's Dickon playscript got made as a film.
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Smokey and the Bandit - Jackie Gleason slobbering barbecue through the south. And a Bassett hound named Fred.
Oh yes. For some reason, I've watched all three Smokey and the Bandit movies and both Cannonball Runs so many times I used to know them by heart. They're not Vanishing Point or Convoy, of course, but they're fun... at least I thought so when I was 12.
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Speaking of sci-fi, I'm surprised no one has mentioned Barbarella or Dune?

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Speaking of sci-fi, I'm surprised no one has mentioned Barbarella ...
It just doesn't make the Top 10 - top 30 maybe.
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I'm surprised no one has mentioned ... Dune?
Isn't that because it couldn't be anybody's favourite movie?
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Oh yes. For some reason, I've watched all three Smokey and the Bandit movies...


Speaking of sci-fi, I'm surprised no one has mentioned Barbarella...?
Smokey in Stockholm? That's wonderful. Oh yes, Barbarella! Tonight AMC is showing the uncut, 25th anniversary edition of.....Conan the Barbarian
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Point Break.
It is my favourite crap film ever. I mean, it's gorgeous to look at. There's the sea, lots of crashy waves and blue sky. There's Keanu looking seriously hawt. There's swizzle, looking tres sexy. There's also a rollicking storyline, Busey (wannabe Nick Nolte but never quite got the roles), silly Lori, muscles, spirituality, the quest for the big one as metaphor for just about anything. Wow, it's perfect. Flashes by in a blaze of daft masks, daft plot and daft dialogue, and makes me want to be on the beach.
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The Blob (yes, the 1950s Steve McQueen one)
...If only for the theme music.
On the way home today, laughed at the radio version of this: Blobfest update

Complete with this

Groove to those lyrics, now!
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Only eight at the moment, though I'm sure there are more lurking in the dark recesses of my mind:

Bad Taste - Peter Jackson's directorial debut is the Citizen Kane of low-budget horror. A bunch of aliens plan to use humans as fast food. Made by Jackson over two years (mostly at weekends) with a bunch of his mates, he not only directs but he also starred ("I'm a Derek, and Dereks don't run"), wrote the music and did the special effects.

The Stuff - totally agree with the previous poster. Larry Cohen's tale of killer yoghurt (or something) is great cheesy fun.

Bride of Chucky - Chucky gets lucky! ran the tagline for this 4th entry in the Child's Play franchise. Chucky gets it on with another murderous doll called Tiffany.

Night of the Lepus - Giant killer rabbits. That's right. Giant. Killer. Rabbits. Nothing more to say.

Death Race 2000 - Made by the great Paul Bartel and starring David Carradine and a young Sylvester Stallone. "In the year 200, Hit and Run is no longer a felony. It's the national Sport." Best bit is Euthanasia Day where a bunch of old folks are wheeled out onto the road so they can be mown down by the racers.

Killer Klowns from Outer Space - does exactly what it says on the tin.

Warlock - It's got Richard E. Grant (great) and Julian Sands (terrible).

Saving Private Ryan - it has 20 minutes of brilliance (the D-Day landings) followed by 2 hours of phony manipulative shit. I do love those 20 minutes, though.
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