This 1987 $11 million dollar over the budget flop with Michael Keaton in some 1980’s “My Life is Bonkers!” comedy in the vain of The Man with the one Red Shoe, Three Men and a Baby, and Quick Change will not see a DVD (or poster) rerelease anytime soon. Roger Ebert said: Sometimes they hold sneak previews for movies, and ask the audience to rate the picture on a scale ranging from “excellent” to “poor.” I’ve got an idea for “The Squeeze.” They should hand the audience postcards and ask them to mail them back a week after seeing the movie – if they can recall anything about the plot. I’m serious. This movie isn’t about anything or anybody, and to remember it is an act of the will. I think there’s one thing memorable about that cover: its never going to be forgotten today. If Sarah Palin ever wants […]
Bill Brown is the sort of guy we all wanted to be in film school. Traveling incessantly, chronicling the ride with a trusty Bolex and a rolling narration that chronicles the corners, the details, the little things and carefully arranges them into constellations to invoke The Big Cosmic Everything. He makes zines, fills his website with vignettes from Detroit, Lubbuck, Texas and California City, California. Rust, decay, space, dust, emotion, travel. May I recommend his compilation DVD The Next Best Place? A better 25 dollars you are not likely to spend with an education on Spring-Heeled Jack, nuclear missiles, the Roswell crash and the little joys of being in motion in North America.
The “Wilhelm Scream” has been used in over 149 popular movies and counting. It’s the de facto cliche scream of agony. Haven’t heard it? Yes, you have.