12 thoughts on “Day of the Dead, St. Elmo’s Fire, Pale Rider, A Flash of Green, 1985

  • April 10, 2019 at 6:13 pm
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    Loved the dumping on St. Elmo’s Fire. I hated Rob Lowe in that film myself.

    • April 11, 2019 at 2:08 am
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      It’s a terrible film. It’s not just Rob Lowe, he’s exceptionally obnoxious in the film but pretty much every character is obnoxious and unlikable. I had never seen the film until the late 90’s. I always thought it was a John Hughes film because of the cast. I went in thinking it was gonna be good.

  • April 26, 2020 at 2:47 pm
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    They really get very emotional over some films they hate. And yes, St. Elmo’s Fire was incredibly offensive. Worst of all, there wasn’t a single character that was even remotely likable. John Hughes would never make a movie like this, because all the young characters in his films are 3-dimensional, likable, and very smart.

    • April 26, 2020 at 4:37 pm
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      It’s a shame that John Hughes will later make family friendly comedies after Home Alone.

    • April 20, 2021 at 2:17 pm
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      I just watched St Elmo’s Fire a few weeks ago and you and Siskel and Ebert are right on the money. This is one of the most mean spirited pieces of crap I have ever watched. Sure, we’re all flawed people, but nobody acts like this. And if they did, then they don’t deserve to live.

      • April 20, 2021 at 2:19 pm
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        Sorry if I repeat the same comments. But I actually wrote it once.

    • April 20, 2021 at 2:17 pm
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      I just watched St Elmo’s Fire a few weeks ago and you and Siskel and Ebert are right on the money. This is one of the most mean spirited pieces of crap I have ever watched.

  • June 22, 2020 at 5:41 pm
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    Shame, I quite like St. Elmo’s Fire as a guilty pleasure.

    R.I.P. Joel Schumacher (29 August 1939 – 22 June 2020)

  • January 3, 2021 at 2:56 am
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    Gene did eventually like a Joel Schumacher picture-Batman Forever ten years later. But I don’t think he ever liked the guy’s work mostly.

    • January 6, 2021 at 7:17 pm
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      Gene liked anything having to do with Batman. He was a big fan. I heard stories of him dressing up as Batman when he was in College and running around the Yale campus.

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