Out Of Bounds (1986)

I Saw a Film! Anthony Michael Hall ends up with a massive amount of a psychopath's drugs in a duffel bag. He's also equipped with a Three Stooges like ability to create goofy inconvenience for himself by stumbling onto bodies, and producing guns in front of nervous cops. The movie opens with a lilt toward…

Willow (1988)

I saw a film! A rollicking para-comic, fantasy and adventure story with not just hues of Lord of the Rings if the story sort of never left the shire. It's perhaps, not really fair to suggest the tale borrows heavily from a LOTR playbook, as that basically is *the playbook* for this sort of sword…

Grosse Point Blank (1997)

I Saw A film! In which John Cusack, a lovesick hired gun, manages to fistfight Benny the Jet and win! He also manages to win over Minnie Driver, a small town radio host who plays lots of Clash music nearly two decades post punk. The central and hard to take conceit of this crud is…

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

I Saw A Film! A story by the great John Cleese and outfitted with no less talents than Kevin Kline, Michael Palin, and possibly the sexiest and most amusing con-artist version of Jamie Lee Curtis ever put on film. The film has it's flaws, of course, but it is mostly meant as a hysterical bank…

The Thin Red Line (1998)

I Saw A Film! War produces two kinds of stories, one, the Audie Murphy to Saving Private Ryan revelation of heroic necessity in a time of demand. We bow to those elders who took upon themselves the life-risking tasks of accomplishing the massive and horrible duties of soldiering under fire. Bloody horror surrounds them, yet…