Narco: The Secret Adventures of Gustav Klopp

{loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} Gustave Klopp is a sleepyhead. He has narcolepsy and nods off at times of stress and emotion. To his wife Pam the get-ahead manicurist and best buddy Lenny the Van Damme-wannabe, be’s a good-natured dope. To his shrink Samuel Pupkin and retro stand-up Guy Bennet, he’s a potential goldmine. For Gus has a hidden…

PCU

A cult classic which attempts to follow in the footsteps of Animal House while failing to tread any new ground except as a moment of the zeitgeist in which it was created. We’re talking of course about 1994, which was sort of the year that the Reagan Era (Error?) ended, and Political Correctness was enjoying…

Balls Of Fury

In the unsanctioned, underground, and utterly unhinged world of clandestine Ping-Pong tournaments, down-and-out former professional Ping-Pong phenom Randy Daytona is sucked into a maelstrom when FBI Agent Rodriguez recruits him for a secret mission. Randy is determined to bounce back and win, and to smoke out his father’s killer – arch-fiend Feng. Wondrously funny with…

Talladega Nights – The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell) is a NASCAR racing sensation whose “win at all costs” approach has made him a national hero. In Talladega Nights – The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (check out the Unrated Widescreen Edition) he and his loyal racing partner and childhood friend, Cal Naughton Jr. (John C. Reilly), are a fearless duo,…

Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny

The movie starts in the religious Black household headed by his father, played by Meat Loaf. A young Jack comes in and rocks the dinner table with a vengeance, causing his mother to pray and his dad to chase him into his rock poster filled room. Meat Loaf comes in to sing against the power…

Herbie: Fully Loaded

Maggie Peyton (Lindsay Lohan) is the first Peyton to graduate from college. Her dad wants to buy her a 250Z, but instead she picks an old Volkswagen Beetle (Herbie). Herbie – Fully Loaded is a Disney remake of the self-driving Beetle is a fun casual watch, and Lindsay Lohan looks good, even with her freckles…

Beauty Shop

What a cast: Queen Latifah, a great soul and a lovable comic entertainer; Djimon Hounsou, toweringly talented, potent, sexy; Alfre Woodard, always awesome, in too small a role; Alicia Silverstone, charming; Della Reece, underused in a cameo; Kevin Bacon – hysterical! But a screenplay in the hands of Kate Lanier, whose previous “credits” include Glitter,…

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (check out the Widescreen Edition) is about Chuck Levine and Larry Valentine two fire fighters who are also the best of friends. However, Larry is a widower (with two small children) and Chuck is single. Larry dares Chuck one day to eat a dead rat, but he falls…

School for Scoundrels

School for Scoundrels (the better choice is the Unrated Widescreen Edition) is about Roger, a beleaguered New York City meter maid who is plagued by anxiety and low self-esteem. In order to overcome his feelings of inadequacy, Roger enrolls in a top-secret confidence-building class taught by the suavely underhanded Dr. P. Aided by his assistant,…

Kevin and Perry Go Large

British Thinkateers may be familiar with the teevee characters upon which the film is based, but for continental Euros and norte americanos, some of the references will play like a Saturday Night Live spin-off in Quatar. Nonetheless, Kevin & Perry Go Large is a universally funny movie with props – Ibiza, boobs, boogers, boners, records,…

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