Witness (1985)

“It’s not our way.” Synopsis: When an Amish boy (Lukas Haas) travelling with his mother (Kelly McGillis) witnesses a brutal murder in a train station bathroom, the policeman (Harrison Ford) assigned to the case does whatever he can to protect the pair from harm. Genres: Christian Sects Corruption Cross-Cultural Romance Peter Weir Films Police Response […]

Kentucky Fried Movie, The (1977)

“The popcorn you are eating has been pissed in. Film at eleven.” Synopsis: A compendium of irreverently satirical commercials and T.V. snippets bookend a spoof of Bruce Lee movies. Genres: Comedy Episodic Films Satires and Spoofs Response to Peary’s Review: Peary argues that this “very funny, off-the-wall sketch comedy spoofing movies, commercials, old TV scenes […]

Caveman (1981)

“Atouk alounda Lana.” Synopsis: During prehistoric times, a caveman (Ringo Starr) lusts after the bodacious girlfriend (Barbara Bach) of the bullying tribe leader (John Matuszak) while ignoring the romantic interests of a sweet new acquaintance (Shelley Long). Genres: Comedy Prehistoric Times Rivalry Satires and Spoofs Response to Peary’s Review: Peary argues that while “most critics […]