The Full Monty (1997) – Peter Cattaneo

I remember the first time I saw The Full Monty and how much I laughed and got emotionally involved with the film. I haven’t watched it in the better part of two decades so I was quite happy to sit down and watch it again. Robert Carlyle stars alongside Mark Addy, Tom Wilkinson, Steve Huison,…

Chuck (2009) – Versus the Best Friend, and Versus the Beefcake

Chuck (Zachary Levi) tries to help Morgan (Joshua Gomez) deal with the break-up of he and Anna (Julia Ling) but trouble ensues when Chuck flashes on Anna’s new boyfriend. Chuck Versus the Best Friend was written by Ali Adler and first debuted on 23 February, 2009. And while the team, gets pulled in on the…

Quantum Leap (1991) – Private Dancer and Piano Man

Sam (Scott Bakula) finds himself in the body of a male stripper, Rod ‘The Bod’ in Private Dancer. Written by Paul Brown this episode first aired on 20 March, 1991. As Rod, Al (Dean Stockwell) informs Sam that he is there to help a young, deaf, waitress, and hopeful dancer, Dianna (Rhondee Beriault) and stop…

42nd Street (1933) – Lloyd Bacon

  My foray into musicals continues with 42nd Street, the first recommendation to come from my viewing of Gold Diggers of 1933. Yet another film that was delightfully enjoyable, though I tended to enjoy some of the antics the girls got up to in Gold Diggers a little more. Having said that, the musical numbers,…

Audition (1999) – Takashi Miike

“Didn’t you see Fatal Attraction?” “You wouldn’t let me!” “Well I saw it and it scared the shit out of me! It scared the shit out of every man in America!” That exchange from Sleepless In Seattle was all I could think of while I was watching Audition, the next film brought to me on…