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 Posted:   Apr 6, 2012 - 1:53 AM   
 By:   JSWalsh   (Member)

ALL TALK (2011)

Comedy is the hot topic of the day when rival conservative/liberal talk show hosts John Goodman and Tim Robbins set off on a road trip to battle for the one job they are able to get after controversies derail their careers--the morning show in a small southern town, giving weather reports and talking about hog races, demolition derbies and peach cobbler. When their arrival divides the local community, only working together can bring peace to the little town of Avalon Gulch. Direct-to-DVD. Jobeth Williams,Shelly Duvall, Timothy Bottoms, with Brett Butler as "Lucinda," Anne Meara as "Mrs. Ferguson," and Woody Harrelson as "Skyler."


Wow, I'm reply #1500!

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 6, 2012 - 10:17 AM   
 By:   Donna   (Member)

Congrats on 1500.....let's get this up to 2000 horrible ideas!

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU ASK FOR...(1985)
A complaining, nosey neighbor causes the hard-working, pleasant guy next door to move across town. Now....who will move in? What's that?? dirty matresses in the yard? dog poop on the lawn? shades of magenta and sienna orange on aluminum siding? clothes drying outside second floor windows? Jeffery Jones as Freddy "slippers" Saunters, Buffy St. Marie as Delores, Hermione Gingold (in her last film) as Mrs. Comas, Michael J. Pollard as "X-marks-the-spot", and Don Galloway as Landscaper Joe.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 6, 2012 - 11:58 PM   
 By:   JSWalsh   (Member)

LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE (1978)

TV movie based on the hit song about a young man (Willie Ames) who has to decide whether to overcome his debilitating shyness and speak to the pretty girl next door (Catherine Bach) or settle for the homely Sally (Amy Irving) who has a crush on him. Includes edited "shock" ending in which Alice's limo is blown up by SLA terrorists and Sally is hit by a bus driven by her alcoholic step-dad (John Amos). Score performed by Smokie. Ray Walston as "Mr. Winslow" and John Savage as "Scoopy".

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 8, 2012 - 8:00 PM   
 By:   ANZALDIMAN   (Member)

HEAD OF STONE (2004)
Nick Nolte garbles his way through this down for the count drama about a drunken aging former prizefighter who makes everyone in his circle miserable when his book about being left off the 1968 US Olympic boxing team fails to find a publisher. Madeleine Stowe, Armand Assante, Joe Pantoliano, Joe Morton, Ron Liebman, Seth Barrish, Stink Fisher, Lauren Taub, and Dominic Chianese as "Dominic Falcone".

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2012 - 9:35 AM   
 By:   Donna   (Member)

The EXER-CISOR (2007)
A docudrama about an inept dentist who, in an attempt to make big money, invents a physical fitness program for dentists "to workout while working out on patients"!!! This turns into a film-within-a-film as it follows this dweeb through the infomercial process. Dr. Dipsie Dolittle as himself. Simon Cowell as himself. Special appearances by Regis Philbin and Donald Trump.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 11, 2012 - 9:22 AM   
 By:   ANZALDIMAN   (Member)

THE GIFTING OF JONAS (Made for TV NBC 1974)
Mystical storyline propels this overlong drama about a Native American youth (Robby Benson) who after recieving an old arrowhead and a handful of colorful quartz stones from a dying elder descendant of a long lost Indian tribe (Chief Dan George) suddenly finds himself able to mentally transport himself many years back in time to discover his heritage. Monte Markham, Simon Oakland, A. Martinez, Elizabeth Ashley, Linda Purl, Mark Shera, Lou Frizzell, Alex Cord, and Forrest Tucker as "Sheriff Shelby Baines".

 
 Posted:   Apr 11, 2012 - 4:39 PM   
 By:   Max Bellochio   (Member)

MUCHOS MUERTA! (1995)
Walter Hill directs this thriller about an ex-FBI agent (Val Kilmer) living in Miami who helps smuggle a Cuban dissident from Havana (Alfred Molina) who may have knowledge that may topple the Cuban government. The catch: they only have 24 hours to convert a stolen 1964 Chevy Impala into a submersible that will be undetectable by the Cuban military and U.S Coast Guard but use just leaded gasoline. Armand Assante, Reuben Blades, Cameron Diaz, Michael Rooker, Robert Patrick, Maria Conchita Alonso, and Jerry Orbach as "Mr. Karpman"

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 15, 2012 - 10:42 AM   
 By:   ANZALDIMAN   (Member)

THE MASON JARS OF AUTUMN (1998)
A retired prosecutor living on Nantucket (Albert Finney) trades in his sandals for tasseled loafers and becomes entangled in a murder case possibly involving several of his old law colleagues who are attending a marmalade tasting on the island. Charles Durning, Cindy Pickett, Anthony Zerbe, Edward Herrmann, Kevin Conway, David Paymer, Richard Riehle, and John Hillerman as "Noah Quayle".

 
 Posted:   Apr 16, 2012 - 12:33 PM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

THE BOOGIE-DOWN INTERN (1979)
Directed by Arthur Hiller.
A harried law student (Mark Hamill) pays his tuition by competing in numerous NYC disco-dancing contests while trying not to fall in love with both a hard-living diva (Dyan Cannon) and a straitlaced fellow classmate (Jenny Agutter) in this Neil Simon charmer. David Ogden Stiers; Ruth Gordon; Dennis Dugan; Brenda Vaccaro; and Hume Cronyn as "Professor Slattery." Music by Bill Conti.

 
 Posted:   Apr 16, 2012 - 3:35 PM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

MUCHOS MUERTA! (1995)
Walter Hill directs this thriller about an ex-FBI agent (Val Kilmer) living in Miami who helps smuggle a Cuban dissident from Havana (Alfred Molina) who may have knowledge that may topple the Cuban government. The catch: they only have 24 hours to convert a stolen 1964 Chevy Impala into a submersible that will be undetectable by the Cuban military and U.S Coast Guard but use just leaded gasoline. Armand Assante, Reuben Blades, Cameron Diaz, Michael Rooker, Robert Patrick, Maria Conchita Alonso, and Jerry Orbach as "Mr. Karpman"


This one is so truly awful--in the very best sense and spirit that this thread embodies. big grin

Damn, it's positively putrid in a way that only the 1990s could be.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 18, 2012 - 4:55 AM   
 By:   ANZALDIMAN   (Member)

ZAMBONI 397 (1981)
This Disney family movie features a down-on-his luck Canadian hockey coach (Roger Moore) who discovers a Zamboni machine with a heart and soul that inspires the team to victory. Jody Foster, Tim Thomerson, Jonathan Winters, Shelley Long.


big grin

 
 Posted:   Apr 18, 2012 - 7:05 PM   
 By:   Max Bellochio   (Member)

ZAMBONI 397 (1981)
This Disney family movie features a down-on-his luck Canadian hockey coach (Roger Moore) who discovers a Zamboni machine with a heart and soul that inspires the team to victory. Jody Foster, Tim Thomerson, Jonathan Winters, Shelley Long.


big grin


If we could watch James Garner escaping Morgan Woodward in the desert by way of a feisty camel with Jodie Foster in tow, well, anything is possible at that point.

MaxB

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 20, 2012 - 4:56 AM   
 By:   JSWalsh   (Member)

PAISLEY DAYS (1994)

A former flower child (Bob Hoskins) and an uptight spinster he dropped acid with at Woodstock (Ann-Margret) meet up years later in a boarding house and try to solve a century-old murder with two unusual helpers--the GHOSTS of a pair of argumentative Broadway stars of yesteryear! Adrian Zmed, Daryl Hannah, with Howard Hessman as "Romero".

 
 Posted:   Apr 20, 2012 - 5:09 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

THE MARRIAGE OF TWO PROSTITUTES BY A PRIEST MADE OF STONE (1978)
Directed by Richard Attenborough.
Adaptation of an unpublished John le Carré short story about the Italian resistance network that operated out of a bombed-out cathedral in Rome amid the chaos of World War II. Sean Connery; Faye Dunaway; Richard Burton; Charlotte Rampling; Gene Hackman; Joan Collins; Edward Fox; and George C. Scott as "General Prism" all provide lousy Italian accents.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 20, 2012 - 5:17 AM   
 By:   JSWalsh   (Member)

PIPPI LONGSTOCKING IN THE BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA (1970)

Controversial attempt to "bedazzle wee tots with the magic of cinema while showing them the utter vileness and filth that is humanity" (screenwriter John Fowles) follows the horrifying tale of a young girl forced to work as a charwoman in the British barracks in India, facing lusty soldiers, rats the size of cuckoo clocks and imprisonment in the most feared cell in the world's tenth-largest economy. Twiggy, Michael Caine, Maximillian Schell, Benny Hill, Maude Adams, Curt Jergens as "Commandant Andhool Singh aka 'The Fearsome Punisher-Man'" and Klaus Kinski as "Henry Terwigglesworth." Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. Music by Marvin Hamlisch. Nudity, violence, explicit language. Rated G

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 20, 2012 - 5:38 AM   
 By:   Donna   (Member)

PIPPI LONGSTOCKING IN THE BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA (1970)

Controversial attempt to "bedazzle wee tots with the magic of cinema while showing them the utter vileness and filth that is humanity" follows the horrifying tale of a young girl forced to work as a charwoman in the British barracks in India, facing lusty soldiers, rats the size of cuckoo clocks and imprisonment in the most feared cell in the world's tenth-largest economy. Twiggy, Michael Caine, Maximillian Schell, Benny Hill, Maude Adams, Curt Jergens as "Commandant Andhool Singh aka 'The Fearsome Punisher-Man'" and Klaus Kinski as "Henry Terwigglesworth." Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. Music by Marvin Hamlisch. Nudity, violence, explicit language. Rated G


Ohhhhh, good Lord!! I can only pray that no one takes these ideas seriously.

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 20, 2012 - 5:41 AM   
 By:   JSWalsh   (Member)

Donna,

I sold that to Michael Bay, it's his next movie. I think he's renaming it TRANSFORMERS IN RAINBOW LAND or something. I don't care, the check cleared. wink

 
 
 Posted:   Apr 20, 2012 - 5:53 AM   
 By:   JSWalsh   (Member)

AND NOW THE SCREAMING STARTS AGAIN! (1974)

Sequel to not-very-successful Gothic melodrama involving an ancient curse, vengeful spirits and a none-too-convincing crawling big toe (left over from "Dr. Scary's House of Holy S#!t!"). Impressively-slumming returning cast includes Peter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee, Stephanie Beacham, Ian Ogilvy, Guy Rolfe, Frank Finlay and Herbert Lom in a dual role as "Counselor Fourhomes." Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Some cuts include erotic "Blood Sausage" fight scene.

 
 Posted:   Apr 22, 2012 - 12:17 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

THE KILLER OF US ALL (1974; TVM; ABC)
Directed by Dan Curtis.
On the eve of his upcoming marriage to a beautiful countess, a German flying ace (Eric Braeden) is tormented by the "living voice" of his airplane as he approaches his 100th victory in the skies over France during WWI. Susan Blakely; E.G. Marshall; Nancy Kovack; Richard Thomas; and Stanley Addams as "Schulke."

 
 Posted:   Apr 22, 2012 - 11:08 AM   
 By:   Max Bellochio   (Member)

THE KILLER OF US ALL (1974; TVM; ABC)
Directed by Dan Curtis.
On the eve of his upcoming marriage to a beautiful countess, a German flying ace (Eric Braeden) is tormented by the "living voice" of his airplane as he approaches his 100th victory in the skies over France during WWI. Susan Blakely; E.G. Marshall; Nancy Kovack; Richard Thomas; and Stanley Addams as "Schulke."




Truly inspired.
MaxB

 
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