Happy Friday Ya’ll. If you’re having some crappy weather like me, then stay in and watch some movies! And speaking of movies, here’s this week’s FFR.
I haven’t seen the original so I can’t give a fair comparison but I can say that De Niro performance as Max Cady, the smooth talkin’, violent and vengeful rapist, is chilling. This is one of my favorite Scorsese films and I think it’s something cool to watch to get you in the mood for his upcoming Shutter Island.
The Lost Boys 2: The Tribe
Craptastic but still enjoyable, ok maybe just the end is worth watching. And no, I don’t mean the moment when the credits roll. A few minutes before that we get the full-on Corey vs Corey or more so of Sam vs. Edgar. The movie focuses on Sam’s kids moving into a new town and so on. The daughter gets mixed up with sexy surfing vamps and she falls in with the crowd. Now her brother, with the help of Edgar Frog must help change her back. It’s really Dawson’s Creek with vampires. If you were thinking “eh, I’m not buying this and I’m not spending money to watch it, I’ll just wait for it to come on tv” then hey, watch it instantly instead. Or not.
Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte
Oh how I love the classics.
Sweet Charlotte was accused of chopping off her lover’s head and the lack of evidence left her reclusive in her southern mansion. Some 40 years later, Charlotte gets a notice that she must leave her home so a fancy highway can take it’s place and her battle to stay is in the way of her sanity.
Fighting big giant aliens= awesome. I love how this depicts a future that our wars will be fought with a planet of incests-like aliens. One of my favorite things in movies like these are the splatter, and there’s lots of splatter. And on top of that, Neil Patrick Harris as a super smart science guy. Mmmm.
Howard the Duck
I don’t think I’m alone on this, but when Howard the Duck came out, he was kind of scary. Not only does he look like a full-size version of something that should floating in my bathtub but we don’t really know if he has… “Space Rabies!”
Regardless, Howard the Duck is one of those great campy movies that can pass the test of time of being awesome. And I find humor that right before writing this, a friend of Facebook mentioned how she randomly thought of this movie today. Don’t we all randomly think of this movie at different points of our lives?
I haven’t seen this one yet, but apparently it’s what inspired Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein so it should be cool. Plus it stars the late Natasha Richardson so in memory of her I must recommend this. Plus seeing Frozen reminded me of her too.
The follow-up to the first film, 13 years later West is in jail and still experimenting with the dead. The dead come back to life and madness ensues. Good times.
Have a great weekend!