*Note: This is the LAST #52PickUp post. To see how the series will live on click here.
The 90s was an important decade to my generation if only for the simple fact that it shined a light upon the polluting ways of the world. And media reflected that message of hope and climate change reversal in the form of many things, namely, Captain Planet. But since they didn’t make a movie for that, I watched the 1996 “eco-friendly comedy:”
Bio-Dome. I remembered loving this film. Pauly Shore was on fire in these few years with the likes of Encino Man, Son-in-Law, A Goofy Movie, Jury Duty, and In the Army Now. Bio-Dome was the last of this storied run.
Reason? Exhibit A: The “infamous” fart scene.
For this week* I watched the animated father-son road trip film from Disney:
Oh, this cover brings back memories.
A Goofy Movie. One of the most heart-warming films about a father and son yet. Seriously. This film takes a bizarre world wherein animals are anthropomorphized and makes you care about a (for lack of a better term) goofy dog and his wannabe cool son.
A few years before this film, the show Goof Troop had launched on The Disney Channel. The show followed Goofy and his son Max, along with Goofy’s on again, off again antagonist Pete and his respective son, P.J. Continue reading
What’s a 90s era Schwarzenegger flick that has intense action, cheesy one-liners, high-quality actors playing dastardly villains, and a gorgeous sidekick?
You, sir, are disgusting. I did that film last year.
For the penultimate edition of #52PickUp, I go to a film that my brother and I watched over a dozen times at least:
Come with me, and you’ll see, one of my faaaaavorite movies ever….
For this week’s #52PickUp (and release tie-in), I’m talking about one of the biggest box office blockbusters ever:
In a whirlwind of middling special effects and blockbuster action, for this week’s #52PickUp, I watched the 1996 Man vs. Nature film: