Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert select the worst movies of 1990. The categories include "Big Stars, Big Bombs", "Not Again" (for sequels), "Why Bother?" (for remakes), "Comedies Without Laughs" and "Forget About It" (for patently bad ideas).


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Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert select the worst movies of 1990. For the "Big Stars, Big Bombs" category, Ebert selects Loose Cannons (1990) with Gene Hackman; Ghost Dad (1990) with Bill Cosby; and Graffiti Bridge (1990) with Prince. Siskel lambastes sequels for "Not Again": RoboCop 2 (1990), Another 48 Hrs. (1990) and Child's Play 2 (1990). Ebert skewers remakes for "Why Bother?": Desperate Hours (1990), Narrow Margin (1990) and Night of the Living Dead (1990). Siskel chooses the "Comedies Without Laughs": Funny About Love (1990), which wasn't; Short Time (1990), which wasn't short enough; and Sibling Rivalry (1990), which aims for sitcom level and fails even at that. Ebert slams bad children's movies in "For Kids?": Courage Mountain (1990), Jetsons: The Movie (1990) and The Nutcracker Prince (1990). Siskel adds special dispraise for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990). Lastly, Siskel knocks the patently bad ideas behind the two movies in "Forget About It": _Wild Orchid (1990)_, an ... Written by J. Spurlin

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