As far as films about vibrators go, it's not much better than 'Hysteria'. If this had followed a more traditional narrative it would have been more enjoyable than 'Hysteria' (which kind of tried to hide what they were actually talking about), but it's a strange mockumentary-sketch show.
I blame Mark C for reminding me of my affection for Julian Rhind-Tutt!
This is the most baffling film I've seen in a while. Since joining Letterboxd, I've seen this pop up time and time again on lists of the best 80s films, but I'd always missed it before. Time to rectify that, I thought!
The film starts off like many other teen sex comedies, with three friends trying to lose their virginity. The soundtrack was fantastic (the Waitresses, DEVO, etc) but it wasn't anything new. I was getting a little bored, wondering…
What a shitfest. I would probably have liked this film better if it had been about a cat. Or, hell, even about that goose that walks around on the farm at the beginning of this film. That was a great goose.
For a film called 'War Horse', it takes a long time for the 'war'-element to enter, so for the first 50 minutes, it's mainly 'horse' - and I happened to skip the horse part in my coming of age.…
Holy frosted-lipgloss and metallic-eyeshadow, Batman! If there was ever the perfect cinematic time capsule for 2001, it's this film. That extra half star is purely out of nostalgia.
The opening to this film is the perfect example of why late 90s/early 00s teen films were so great - it's completely over the top and everyone is well aware it is. Within 5 minutes, Vitamin C (who had one mediocre hit and still has a starring role in this as a…