Joe Dante’s most biting satire of suburban America sadly loses its nerve at the last minute and becomes as reactionary and curtain-twitching as its central characters.
Ballard, Cronenberg and insular, isolated communities going insane – it sounds the perfect combination.
Looking back at the Austin Powers films, a series now almost as out of touch with modern sensibilities as the character himself. But does that matter?
Literature’s great refusenik remains as ambiguous as ever – the everyman protestor who rebels of all stripes feel represents them.
The oddly endearing and enduring belief that Paul McCartney was killed at the start of 1967 and replaced with a lookalike.
The curious desire to beat people up for making a mistake online.
The hoax morality campaign that fooled the US media for years.
The key study of revolution and rebellion from 1968, the year of unrest.
Full Moon Pictures manage to make the current pandemic even more unpleasant with a grotty cash-in.
The X-Rated parody genre heads in ever more strange and unusual directions.
Watching Shakira and Jennifer Lopez performing will apparently damn your immortal soul.
Preston Sturges’ biting class satire remains as valid, and as entertaining, as the day it was made.