Story of the ways in which insurance investigator Roland Copping interferes in and manipulates the lives of others with outrageous games and gimmicks. Eventually he becomes involved in an ... See full summary »
Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid ... See full summary »
Biopic of Susan Cabot, a B-movie star known for her roles in Roger Corman movies and dating a king. Her career suffered due to her short stature and her frustration with her son's medical condition - dwarfism - led to tragedy.
One of the few times in movies when an actor or actress makes their first appearance in the movie after their name is listed in the end credits. Shane Paxton as Sonny and Bindi Paxton as Cher don't appear in the movie until a scene after the credits are done rolling, which takes place 15 years later. See more »
Brilliant use of Bad Taste and dysphemism for the sex act
This is a film classic, in the mode of 'There's something about Mary'. Rod Taylor gives the performance of a lifetime. The ethereal counterpoint provided by the Rogers and Hammerstein scores is strange and wonderful at the same time. It's a comedy, a very dark comedy. It's a love story ... F#*($K me blue, F*@#(K me raw, to the strains of The Sound of Music. It's great entertainment. It's Deliverance meets Rogers and Hammerstein. It's Sex and Drugs, and Broadway show tunes in the Australian outback. A combination your not likely to have sampled before, but one you will wish there was a sequel for. If TV sitcoms are your thing, you just won't get this film. It's bizarre, shocking (if you shock easily), wildly funny, and atmospheric. Is there something about this film that is uniquely Australian? Probably not, this had to have been a bizarre and disturbing dream, or a psychotic episode scripted. It's great entertainment, and certainly an escape from reality. It's a 10
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