Cheese-tastic Classics: “Road House”

I have a little club outside of Kansas City called the Double Deuce… Used to be a sweet deal. Now it’s the kinda place that they sweep up the eyeballs after closin’.

Welcome to “Cheese-tastic Classics”, a new series here at FMR where I take a look at movies which have that distinctive “L’eau du fromage”… These are movies we all love, and they should be celebrated, but it’s undeniable that they are Cheeeeese-tastic!

What makes a cheesy movie? Damned if I know. You recognize that they’re fun, that you’re enjoying them, but at some level your brain is rebelling saying “Yes, but it’s not actually good”. Somehow though, regardless, you find yourself rewatching it again and again over the years. Killing time happily on the couch even though you’ve seen it 135 times already. These are the movies where the entertainment outweighs any critical brain function. These are the movies that wind up as people’s “Guilty Pleasures” These are Cheese-tastic!

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I can’t open the series with a whimper, that’s not my style! So let’s talk about a Cheese-tastic Classic today! Let’s talk “Road House”!

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News Worth Sharing: “Point Break” Remake in the Works

Variety.com reported testerday that Alcon Entertainment has secured the rights to 1991’s “Point Break” from RGM Media, and would be developing a remake of the film.

For anyone out there who still wonders why the Cineplex is cursed with so many remakes, that sentence should be informative. None of the creative talents involved initiated this. A company bought the rights from another company… neither of whom I’D ever heard of before, and now a remake is on its way.

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News Worth Sharing: Lionsgate Films to Remake “Dirty Dancing”

It was announced yesterday that Lionsgate Films will be remaking the 1987 film, “Dirty Dancing”, which originally stared Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in one of his most famous roles.

Directing the movie will be Kenny Ortega, director of the “High School Musical” series and Michael Jackson’s posthumous concert film, “This is it”.

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