Eight episodes in, and we're already mixing it up. We're testing out a brand-new format, one that brings our love for specific average-to-mediocre movies directly to fellow lovers of specific average-to-mediocre movies. That's right, we're going to make a case for movies that deserve a second chance, movies that were either poorly received by critics, bombed at the box office, or were so middle-of-the-row you forgot they even existed ... and, in some cases, all three! It's time to serve up some movie justice and have a ton of fun along the way.
This week, we take hard look at screenwriter Shane Black's '90s action opus "The Long Kiss Goodnight," starring a bleach-blonde Geena Davis, a sassy Samuel L. Jackson, Brian Cox (aka Prof. Curmudgeon), and Craig Bierko as the villainous Dr. Crazy Eyes. Director Renny Harlin made one hell of an action movie, and it deserves to be watched with clear eyes and a full heart because you can't lose with this one.
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Schoolteacher and single mother Samantha Caine (Geena Davis) lives an average suburban life -- until she begins having strange memories of unexplained violence and discovers that she has physical skills that she never imagined. Hiring private detective Mitch Hennessey (Samuel L. Jackson) to probe into her past, Samantha discovers that she's a well-trained government assassin who went missing after suffering a bout of amnesia and that her former handlers want her back in their employ. Read More