Tag: police

RIP, Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen has died. There would be no William Shatner without Leslie Nielsen. He was a hilarious comedic actor in films like Airplane!, The Naked Gun and Police Squad! He also played it straight in the forerunner to Star Trek, The Forbidden Planet. The L.A. Times has an […]

Saturday Morning Happy Hour

Racial epithets. Topless women. Speeches interrupted by blowjobs. Steve Guttenberg. Doesn’t seem like fodder for a Saturday morning cartoon show. But in the late 80s the film Police Academy, which subjected viewers to such adult situations, spawned an animated series of the same name. Running for two seasons, […]

Kathryn Bigelow Retrospective

Kathryn Bigelow won a best directing Oscar for The Hurt Locker. Time for a retrospective. Here’s the trailer for Near Dark and some clips. Point Break (i.e. Keeanu Reeves best movie). Jamie Lee Curtis in the cop thriller, Blue Steel. The premillennial tension of Strange Days. The Pirelli […]