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Tag Archives: 1980s movies
1. Saying “This Movie is Based on Real Events” when your movie takes place in New Orleans means you can get away with just about any damn thing you please. 2. Any self-respecting wife and mother will rent a well-appointed apartment in … Continue reading
TUES 12: What I Learned from Watching “Une Vierge chez les Morts Vivants” (a.k.a A Virgin Among the Living Dead; Christina, Princesse de l’Erotisme (Christina, Princess of Eroticism); La nuit des étoiles filantes (The Night of Shooting Stars)), 1972
1. Une Vierge chez les Morts Vivants does in fact Google translate directly to A Virgin Among the Living Dead. However, it’s fun to click the back-and-forth button a few times: a virgin among the living dead :: une vierge … Continue reading
TUES 12: What I Learned from Watching “Madhouse” (aka There Was a Little Girl, aka When She Was Bad, aka Party des Schreckens, 1981)
1. When all the opening credits are in lower case letters, and the score is by Riz Ortolani, you are in for one treat of a movie. 2. I’m not sure which I find creepier: a little girl in full … Continue reading
This Dino de Laurentiis pile of celluloid is supposedly a prequel to The Amityville Horror that loosely follows a fictionalized version of the DeFeo family, meanwhile using all the paranormal occurences that George Lutz told the media, as well as a few more he … Continue reading
Mel Smith directed (and wrote) this fun little movie starring Jeff Goldblum as an actor in London who has been playing “The Tall Guy” (parlance for the “goofy sidekick”) in Rowan Atkinson’s stage show. Along the way, Jeff falls in … Continue reading