Category: Movies

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VIDEO: The Last Unicorn (1982)

Mendo and special guest The Omega have a sleepover and review the strangely morose story of a unicorn who suddenly realizes she’s the last of her kind, and goes on a quest with a magician to find out what happened to the rest of her species. Along the way, she has to deal with an annoyingly meta butterfly, a three-boobed harpy, a talking wino skeleton, and Jeff Bridges’ singing!

VIDEO: Top Cat: The Movie (2011)

In this episode, the Renegado takes a look at Don Gato y Su Pandilla, the 2011 Mexican-made film adaptation of the Hanna-Barbera character Top Cat, who’s about as beloved by American audiences as Huckleberry Hound or Quick Draw McGraw, and yet has inexplicably achieved wide popularity in Mexico and South America.

VIDEO: Cyborg 2 (1993)

Starring a 17 year old Angelina Jolie in her first-ever lead role, Cyborg 2 takes place in a future where the world is ruled by corporations, who use espionage cyborgs loaded with explosives to assassinate key targets. Angelina is destined to get blowed up good, but she learns her fate and goes on the run with Casey Jones from TMNT, while being pursued by a mostly off-screen Jack Palance.

VIDEO: The Last Airbender (2010)

Joey brings us the first installment in a special series called Crossing the Line, where he examines live action movies based on cartoons. First up is M. Night Shyamalan’s take on the popular Nicktoon Avatar: The Last Airbender. Here’s the twist: It sucks!

VIDEO: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

It’s the High School AU based on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew! Who’d have thought such a crappy play could make such an awesome film? In today’s episode: A Party Also Known As An Orgy, Allison Janney, Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Ye Olde Butchered English. Enjoy!

VIDEO: Dr. Giggles (1992)

The mentally challenged guy from L.A. Law is the doctor from hell! He escapes from a mental hospital to get his revenge on the local teens, and kills loads of people using things like: a thermometer, a giant band-aid, and a blood pressure cuff! Get it? ‘Cause he’s a doctor!

VIDEO: Labyrinth (1986)

Sursum Ursa dissects Labyrinth, starring Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, and a bunch of Muppets, and uses it as an aid to explore the Hero’s Journey! What do Labyrinth, Harry Potter, and Star Wars have in common? Well… quite a lot, actually.

VIDEO: Sherlock Holmes (2009)

In this episode, special guest hosts Sherlock Holmes (portrayed by Sofie Liv) and Dr. John Watson (portrayed by Sursum Ursa) work together on one final case: examining the 2009 Guy Ritchie movie based on their exploits, starring Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, and Rachel McAdams. You may think you’ve seen it all, but have you ever seen a movie reviewed in the first-person? I think not!

VIDEO: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Pierce Brosnan as James Bond has to thwart the diabolical plans of a media tycoon who’s hell-bent on… getting broadcasting rights in China. Along the way, Bond gets the help of Michelle Yeoh as the standard “ass kicking female sidekick”, and sleeps with Teri Hatcher playing the standard “bad guy’s wife who has a complicated past with 007”.

VIDEO: Wild Wild West (1999)

The Blockbuster Chick joins the site with a review of the 1999 dud based on the ’60s TV show, starring Will Smith and Kevin Kline as two 1860s government agents brought together by the president to foil a diabolical plot by a legless Kenneth Branagh.

VIDEO: Pink Lady's Great Motion Picture (1978) / Japanese Spider-Man (1978)

Mr. Mendo brings us twice the insanity from 1978 Japan: First up, it’s the one and only movie starring singing duo Pink Lady, where they help an alien creature escape the circus, and teleport back to the Old West. After that, it’s the Japanese Spider-Man, who gets his powers from a guy from the planet Spider, along with his very own giant robot sidekick!

VIDEO: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

It’s the first episode of Stuff You Like, where redheaded fangirl Sursum Ursa waxes enthusiastic about movies, TV shows, and anything else that comes to mind!

She kicks things off with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Ursa really, really loves this film. Seriously. It’s quite sweet. Join her for songs, sarcasm, recurring motifs and character development. Belle meets Beast. Story arc ensues.

VIDEO: Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

Join the Fear Fan as he takes on Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare, the sixth entry in the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. Although it’s been smooth sailing so far, with five good-to-decent entries, things are about to get much, much worse for the Fear Fan as he enters a world of terrible humor, bad acting, Roseanne and Tom Arnold cameos, cartoon sound effects, and a retcon so awful that it could disrupt the very fabric of the space time continuum!