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Oct 30, 2018

We close out our 2018 Month of Halloween Romance with 1988's High Spirits, a wacky ghost romcom from the director of The Crying Game. Steve Guttenberg and Daryl Hannah are romantically mismatched in this "comedy" that makes light of death, depression, misogyny spousal abuse, and sexual harassment! And it underuses...


Oct 22, 2018

This week Bronwyn and I uncovered a truly delightful 80s gem: 1985's Once Bitten, starring a fabulous Lauren Hutton and baby Jim Carrey. Hutton is an older vampire who needs virgin blood to maintain her youthful appearance and Carrey is a teen who can't seem to "score" with his very sweet girlfriend. Think of it as a...


Oct 15, 2018

This week we have a strange yet familiar case: A story of a powerful woman constantly overshadowed by her male collaborator. That is the story of 2005's Bewitched both in front of and behind the camera. The uneasy collaboration between Nora Ephron and Adam McKay is much more fascinating to talk about it than it is to...


Oct 9, 2018

Bronwyn is back! Too bad it's for this odd dud of a film called Only You. Robert Downey Jr. and Marisa Tomei both do their signature schticks--he is a manic presence and she has her head in the clouds--failing to have chemistry but succeeding at annoying us. Bonnie Hunt deserves better. Shout out to Bonnie Hunt! We love...


Oct 1, 2018

This week we're back with another religious(?) romcom--1983's Two of a Kind. Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta came together for the first time since Grease, in a romantic plot where the fate of the world hangs in the balance. That's right--the world will end if they don't fall in love. Also, Oliver Reed plays Pimp...