Archive for Dance Movies
Roller Boogie (1979) begins Skatember! Ultra-rich girl Linda Blair learns to rollerskate (and boogie) from Bobby and his skate buddies down at the Venice boardwalk. Will her ultra-conservative parents accept her ditching the life of a Juliard flautist to join a short-lived fad? Will hijinks ensue? Also, how awesome does this movie make roller-skating seem? After the break Harlo covers the works of Jeremy Saulnier with Blue Ruin and Green Room before taking some listener e-mails. Enjoy!
Breakin’ (1984) is Cannon’s attempt to cash in on that crazy breakdancing fad. Little did they know, everyone would be dancing like that for the rest of time. At least we still have Ice-T and Christopher McDonald to remember from the early days.
In the second half, Ghostbusters fan #1 BJ gives his take on the brand new all-lady edition, Harlo continues his journey down the Friday the 13th rabbithole, Chuck demands everyone watch Stranger Things on Netflix, and Maki reads a bunch of fun listener e-mails. Enjoy!
Step Up Revolution (2012) returns us to the world of 3D dancing. No more competitions, it’s time for some flash mobs and dancing to save the rec cent… er, latin club and surrounding neighborhood. Or something.
Can’t Stop the Music (1980) has been a long time standing by in our reserve recommendation pile but its time has finally come. Strangely, however, all the hosts have disappeared save Harlo and Chuck. Guess they weren’t macho enough men to snap into this Slim Jim®.
Second half we keep it brief but discuss All the Boys Love Mandy Lane and the Mad Max trilogy. Plus DDR becomes SDR as we discuss what may be the death knell for the challenge in Stomp the Yard. Enjoy!
Step Up 3D (2010) is what happens when a stupid second half project produces a surprise gem to be shared with everyone. This may not only be the best dance movie of all time, it may be the best 3D movie of all time.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995) is our very unofficial tribute to the idea of KaiJune that ends in a CGI nightmare of sadness. But the bad guy is the best thing about this one.
You Got Served (2004) is how we celebrate episode 227. If you think you got what it takes to review this movie better, bring it. That’s what we thought, chump.
Second half we talk Godzilla (2014) and Her. Then take some listener corresponDANCE. Enjoy!