Amazing but true fact: the guy who wrote "Wild Thing" is Jon Voight's
A word I hate: vibrant. A worthless adjective never
actually used to describe somthing that's vibrating.
(A quick search though Pun Salad archives shows that—whew!—it's only appeared in quotes here.)
Things I wish were on DVD, but (as near as I can tell) aren't:
Hearts of the West: a neat little screwball comedy from
1975, directed by Howard Zieff, starring Jeff Bridges and Andy Griffith.
For that matter, another Zieff-directed movie, Slither. I
remember as also
being quite funny. Starring James Caan, Sally Kellerman, and Peter Boyle.
Ryan O'Neal as a college prof roped into his dad's clothing business.
Written and directed by Andrew Bergman, who went on to write and direct
the awful, career-destroying, Striptease with Demi Moore. Which,
ironically, you can easily get on DVD.)
OK, I like screwball comedies, but I also wouldn't mind seeing
Fate is the
Hunter one more time. Glenn Ford investigates an air crash
that killed everyone except for Suzanne Pleshette. I saw this at the
Military Theatre in Omaha when it came out back in 1964. (The theatre is
now a church.)
- Hearts of the West: a neat little screwball comedy from 1975, directed by Howard Zieff, starring Jeff Bridges and Andy Griffith.
Until that day comes, though: The
Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection
is going for a mere $26.99 at Amazon. Their five best movies, plus a