Nostalgia’s a powerful thing.
Tamped down by a forced PG-13 rating, high school hi-jinx came roaring back in the late ’90s after an absence, and 1998’s Can’t Hardly Wait led the charge and was relatively successful, teeming with young stars–some uncredited–on the brink of breaking big.
Well, maybe more like Getting Close to Getting Gotti…but no cigar from the Teflon Don.
Good ‘ol Mare. I had to poke around all the way up into the 1990s to find a TV movie where Mary Tyler Moore is menaced (apparently she was too good to do cheap actioners during her series’ heyday, unlike Cloris Leachman in 1973’s Dying Room Only & Valerie Harper in 1977’s Night Terror): ABC’s… Read More ‘Payback’ (1997): Mary Tyler Moore & Ed Asner star in ill-fated reunion
Cult releasing company Vinegar Syndrome has just put out—on a crisp, flawless, extras-heavy, director’s cut Blu-ray/DVD combo—Star Time, the 1992 indie shocker from producer/writer/director Alexander Cassini, starring Michael St. Gerard, John P. Ryan, and Maureen Teefy.
Mill Creek Entertainment has released a DVD and digital download combo pack of Sudden Fury: A Family Torn Apart, the true-crime made-for-TV movie that originally aired on NBC back in November, 1993. “Dramatized” (uh oh…) from Leslie Walker’s non-fiction book, Sudden Fury, which detailed the 1984 killings of Bob and Kay Swartz by their adopted… Read More ‘Sudden Fury: A Family Torn Apart’ (1993): True crime thriller with Neil Patrick Harris
This is what happens when the cast of The Bold & the Beautiful riffs on Fatal Attraction.