Not just regular funny but inexplicably funny. They could never have found anymore more perfect for this role: someone capable of moving from Mr. Carroll closes by advising us to not incur the same tragedy. The songs were lively, the dance numbers way over the top. That smile is so perfect and infectious. And if I could rate this movie higher than a 10 I would! This should have been released to theaters, but I suspect that someday it will be.
But why dwell on the bad? Made over the course of 3 weeks most Exploitation films were shot in a fewdays , using an experienced director and a couple of talented actors whowent on to have respectable careers in Hollywood, Reefer Madness is quitesimply the finest Exploitation film to come out of the 30's. Un fléau présenté comme bien plus dangereux et pervers que toute autre drogue et qui a pour nom : la marie-jeanne. C'est d'abord Jimmy qui va sombrer en devenant totalement obnubilé par la fameuse plante. I've got to get my hands on the original movie. It's all here in this underground cultclassic. Through this film we learn that the soul-destroying effects of Marihuana Mike Nelson explains in the commentary that this film was made before the invention of the letter J far surpass those of cocaine or heroin.
Instead the over exaggeration of the side effects of weed become un-intentionally and absurdly funny. It's constantlyunintentionally hilarious, especially Dave O'Brein's performance asRalph. Is quoting Romeo And Juliet and tennis practice a satisfying substitute for premarital sex? Unlike the original, nearly everything in this production is done right. And they would be right. One man becomes so addicted to the killer weed that the guilt over framing a teen for murder causes a judge to order him to be committed for life to a mental hospital. Thiscult classic gives what is supposed to be a serious warning of the dangersof marijuana. I also enjoyed Steven Weber and Alan Cumming who have always been favorites of mine.
I watched it last night on show-time and i loved it , really good for a show time film. Film that relates the story, as told by high school principal Dr. Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical is a smart, funny, and well performed parody of American paranoia, using the original Reefer Madness plot as a launching point to satirize McCarthy, fundamentalism, race, and the obsession with privilege, wealth and 'breeding' which have so sadly marred our history. We're treated to a laughable scene where an erstwhile bootlegger tells his boss that he has qualms about giving weed to schoolkids only for his boss to state that if he doesn't do as he's told he'll be got rid off permanently. My husband, my friends and I haven't been able to stop watching it it was on Showtime On Demand 'til Saturday , nor can we get the songs out of our heads. Ana Gasteyer was brilliant, very funny and she has an amazing voice.
Christian Campbell is definitely one of America's gems. One man becomes so addicted to the killer weed that the guilt over framing a teen for murder causes a judge to order him to be committed for life to a mental hospital. That things can be pirated from here and there, in this way and that, is the stuff of conversations between friends and colleagues, in person and via social media. Spurning his high school sweet heart and terrifying his family, Jimmy sinks deeper and deeper into a pot-crazed state of insatiable lust, violence and - of course - jazz. It's quite a snide little film, taking safe jabs at a perceived backward era without adding anything substantive to the mix.
Carroll closes by advising us to not incur the same tragedy. The likable characters are the good ones, and the villains are truly despicable. It's very different from your your typical musical,it's closer from Rocky horror picture show than Oklahomma thats for sure. This is one of the most hilariously over-the-toppieces of propaganda ever committed to celluloid. She has the best lines in the movie and gets the biggest laughs from the crowd. Synopsis Film that relates the story, as told by high school principal Dr.
Is pot ever to be legalized? Most people really do want to do the right thing, as the staggering success of Netflix, iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon show. The cast was great too, especially Christian Campbell who is very talented and very good looking as well - he should be in more! That means that copyright holders are empowered under law to do something about those offenses, either through the civil or criminal courts. Again, there are few people out there who genuinely expect them to do anything different but this current stampede towards blatant scaremongering is disingenuous at best and utterly ridiculous at worst. It's just so crazy in a good way , that you can't imagine that something similar to this might have been made in the past. What's the point of making a parody of an unintentionally funny movie, at least one as self-evidently specious as Reefer Madness? Be honest would you get in to a car with someone who's seriously toked up? People inquire whether their friends have ever had their bank accounts emptied or houses burnt down, or if they know anyone who has. One man becomes so addicted to the killer weed that the guilt over framing a teen for murder causes a judge to order him to be committed for life to a mental hospital. Carroll closes by advising us to not incur the same tragedy.
The tale revolves around Mae and Jack, accomplices in the distribution of marijuana, who manage to entice the local high school kids to stop by Mae's apartment to smoke reefer. . They become homicidal perverted rapist dope-head fiends! A cast that is as brilliant as Einstein, musical numbers that last in your head for hours upon hours, and jokes that are as great as the actors who speak them. Both are highly underrated actors who have brought magic to many films, and this is no exception. Kristen Bell was so very cute,I wanted to give her a big hug all trough the movie,she couldn't be more perfect for the part of Mary Jane. The tale revolves around Mae and Jack, accomplices in the distribution of marijuana, who manage to entice the local high school kids to stop by Mae's apartment to smoke reefer. Probably because the film needs villains On the subject of villainy ask yourself this - how well regarded a movie would this be if it had been set in the 1920s and the mobsters were peddling not dope but booze? Probably not so long as there are people who take this movie seriously.
Get out your fake blood, your garish evening dresses, your tacky lingerie, your devil's horns and your Jesus robes. Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical. We see firsthand that even teens who can quote Shakespeare like nobody's business cannot escape its evils. To take an old movie like Reefer Madness and turn it into a musical and a political satire was pure brilliant! Sorry for all the parenthetical statements Most of you are probably aware of the plot, so I will summarize what distinguishes this from the original rather than simply summarizing the film. Carroll closes by advising us to not incur the same tragedy. But if you are like me and come from the Rocky Horror type of crowd check it out.
Synopsis Film that relates the story, as told by high school principal Dr. One man becomes so addicted to the killer weed that the guilt over framing a teen for murder causes a judge to order him to be committed for life to a mental hospital. There does seem to be more problems with the continuity and that is everyone seems to be hyperactive on every level at the drugs den. Carroll closes by advising us to not incur the same tragedy. As for the rest of us laugh yourself into hopeless and incurible insanity for 67 minutes.