Mutant Reviewers salutes Robin Williams

robinLast night was terribly sad for many of us, as we heard the news that Robin Williams had died.  The manic comedian might have struggled with drugs and depression over the years, but he was also a beacon of laughter, inspiration, and charm.  His stand-up work, TV appearances, and especially his movies made him a staple of our film landscape.

Today, Mutant Reviewers salutes Robin Williams and encourages you to explore some of his legacy:

The Lords of Discipline

lords-discipline-poster“I’d rather get my teeth kicked in than memorize the periodic table any day.”

The Scoop: 1983 R, directed by Franc Roddam and starring David Keith, Michael Biehn, and Judge Reinhold

Tagline: No tagline

Summary Capsule: Cadets at a military school that ISN’T the Citadel struggle with things like hazing, racism and whether to drink their mint juleps out on the veranda. Not necessarily in that order.

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WEGAF Reviews: Meet The Flag

Hey there everybody, Deneb here! Long time no see!

As it happens, there’s a reason why I’ve been away for so long – I’ve been working on a new, ongoing project – a webshow. It is called ‘WEGAF Reviews’ (‘WEGAF’ stands for Wild-Eyed Golden Age Fanatic), and it features me reviewing/riffing on old Golden Age comics, which, as you might know, I have somewhat of a passion for.

This here is the very first episode. For the foreseeable future, I’ll be posting one a week, and you can view them here or on YouTube. Hope you like ‘em!

Rat Race

Rat_Race_poster“Eh, they’re always pissed, Honey. They’re Nazis. It’s like it’s their job.”

The Scoop: 2001 PG-13, directed by Jerry Zucker and starring John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson, Seth Green, and Jon Lovitz

Tagline: 563 miles. 9 people. $2 million. 1001 problems!

Summary Capsule: A group of highly deranged individuals brave desert sun, cow snot, and Smashmouth concerts for $2 million.

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