“The Mod Squad” has all the makings for a great film. It has big names. It was a popular television program. And it has the man, who seems to turn everything he touches into to gold, Aaron Spelling, as one of its executive producers.
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It is sad to see truly talented actors in bad entertainment vehicles. Bill Cosby in “Leonard Part VI,” Robert Duvall in “Days of Thunder,” Lynn Whitfield in “A Thin Line Between Love and Hate,” Al Pacino in “The Devil’s Advocate.” Al, you were Michael Corleone for crying out loud!
When director Garry Marshall and producers Mario Iscovich and Alexandra Ros teamed up for “The Other Sister,” they did so to tell a story different from that to which the public was exposed.
“Analyze This,” directed by Harold Ramis (“Ghostbusters”), rated-R for language, sexuality and violence, hit theaters Friday March 5. This film offers the viewer a sneak-peek into the soft-side of a mob boss’ life, while it keeps the laughs coming until the end.
A disoriented soldier roams at the Omaha Beach during World War II at the invasion of the Normandy, his right arm blown off, his intestines ready to gush out of his ripped stomach. He stumbles upon his right arm and awkwardly bends to pick it up.
“Psycho,” quite understandably, took off in the 1960s when slayings and horrors were quite new and taboo. In the ’90s? Fat chance.