Al does A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

hk3poster“They serve pancakes in hell!”

The Scoop: 2011 R, directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson and starring John Cho, Kal Penn, and Neil Patrick Harris

Tagline: Get Mistle-toasted.

Summary Capsule: An estranged Harold and Kumar must reunite on Christmas Eve and venture into New York City, where they must find the perfect Christmas tree, avoid the Russian mob, and discover that true love comes in the shape of a waffle.

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Al does The Thing From Another World [Remake Week]

“Watch the skies, everywhere! Keep looking. Keep watching the skies!”

The Scoop: 1951 18, directed by Christian Nyby and Howard Hawks, and starring Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, Robert Cornthwaite, and James Arness.

Tagline: Where did it come from? How did it get here? WHAT IS IT?

Summary Capsule: Bland, white humans are menaced by blood-eating vegetable man. Film at 11.

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Al does From Russia With Love

“I think it’s a very lovely mouth. It’s just the right size. For me, anyway.”

The Scoop: 1963 PG, directed by Terence Young and starring Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi, and Robert Shaw

Tagline: Meet James Bond, secret agent 007. His new incredible women… His new incredible enemies… His new incredible adventures…

Summary Capsule: Bond deals with planes, trains, and automobiles as he smuggles a love-struck defector into Western Europe. But everything may not be as it seems…

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Al does Dr. No

“World domination. The same old dream. Our asylums are full of people who think they’re Naploeon. Or God.”

The Scoop: 1962 PG, directed by Terence Young and starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress and Joseph Wiseman

Tagline: NOW meet the most extraordinary gentleman spy in all fiction!…JAMES BOND, Agent 007!

Summary Capsule: Secret Agent 007 James Bond must infiltrate an island hideout, drink like a fish, meet a good lookin’ girl in a 60’s era bikini, fight a dragon, and save the USA moon rocket!

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Black Snake Moan [retro review]

“If you wanna quit on me, I understand. But please don’t.”

The Scoop: 2006 R, directed by Craig Brewer and starring Samuel L Jackson, Christina Ricci, and Justin Timberlake

Tagline: Everything is Hotter down South

Summary Capsule: A lonely old bluesman discovers a promiscuous, self-destructive young girl half-dead on the side of the road and takes a bet from Colonel Pickering that he will be able to transform her into a refined Victorian lady. There are chains involved. It’s pretty cool.

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Al does Heat

“Don’t let yourself get attached to anything you are not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat if you feel the heat around the corner.”

The Scoop: 1995 R, directed by Michael Mann and starring Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, and Val Kilmer

Tagline: A Los Angeles crime saga

Summary Capsule: Pacino and DeNiro play cops and robbers writ large. Val Kilmer decides he loves his wife. Some other stuff happens, too.

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Al does The Devil’s Double

“He’s insane. You turn a blind eye, you have no choice. I understand that. You’re a good man in a bad job. ”

The Scoop: 2011 R, directed by Lee Tamahori and starring Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, and Raad Rawi

Tagline: The 80′s were brilliant… if you were in charge.

Summary Capsule: It’s like the Prince and the Pauper but with more blow and whores.

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