“The most comical was the audio delay in the board chambers with the video. It was like watching an old Godzilla movie when the voice doesn't line up with the person talking.”
Another week, another crop of movies now on your favorite streaming services. Whether you’re partial to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, one of the others, or all of the above, new and old movies are yours for the watching.
Directed by W.D. Richter (who wrote the 1978 remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers and who’d later rewrite Big Trouble in Little China for John Carpenter) and written by Earl Mac Rauch, Buckaroo Banzai was pitched as a film in the style of Raiders of the Lost Ark at a time when Indiana Jones knockoffs had started to flood theaters. And it sort of is in the same vein as Raiders, drawing on old movie serial and pulp heroes like Doc Savage for inspiration. But where Spielberg and Lucas’ films were content to pay homage to one type of hero and a particular style of story, Buckaroo Banzai just keeps piling on the references, winks, and unrelenting oddness. So we get aliens, Jeff Goldblum in a cowboy costume, a sub-plot about lost love and separated twins, a concert sequence, and even the President of the United States (and his national security advisor, Yakov Smirnoff). And, hey,
Check out this funny collection of old movie posters of B movie women that seem to have collected themselves on my hd. I love this stuff, the cheesier, badly done, funnier the better!