Or if you still haven’t seen Netflix’s sequel to All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, then quite frankly, where have you been? If you are looking for a classic chick flick, look no further than Legally Blonde. It may have not won Reese Witherspoon her Oscar– and that is an injustice we are still not over – but playing the iconic Elle Woods is the actress’ finest hour.
It may have divided critics, but you’ll be singing and dancing by the time the credits have rolled. It’s a simple premise that’s executed effortlessly; a group of six friends hit up Napa for a birthday weekend getaway. You won’t find anything particularly outlandish, and the film’s all the better for it. Save for an epic set-piece involving a snake and a hill, the charm here lies in its humble aspirations.
“You can tell two of us are flying, and two aren’t,” said John Lennon of himself and George Harrison. On a bill that included The Mamas and the Papas, Jefferson Airplane, and The Who, it was Jimi Hendrix who attained the most blissful state of chemical aeronautics. It is said that he composed Purple Haze as a result of the experience, which, if true, means that the acid was so powerful that it allowed him to travel backwards through time. Either way, so reliable was Bear’s product that the name Owsley appears in the Oxford English Dictionary as street slang for good acid.
” and culminates with him bluntly offering, “I’ll suck your dick if you’ll kill me,” but ends with the two palling around. His debut feature as writer and producer extends the vérité pranks he mastered over the years on his deranged Adult Swim talk show, threading them through a bare-bones narrative in three acts rigidly structured by McKee’s story seminar. Suffice it to say that his predilections for wanton destruction, various excretions, and the human body’s nether regions have not been compromised for Hollywood’s sake. Eric André spins his tried-and-trusted brand of hidden-camera humour into a feature-length buddy comedy.
But this classic from 1951, starring Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart does feature boating down whitewater rapids and afterwards, the immortal line from Hepburn “I never dreamed that any mere physical experience could be so stimulating.” Enough said. Now over twenty years old, this classic extreme whitewater and waterfall packed film may look a little dated but the adrenaline still pumps as if it were brand new. Director Donick Cary conducted over 70 interviews for the documentary, with the vast majority not making it into the final cut. If, however, you’re searching for a thought-provoking documentary, there are certainly other, better options out there. All in all, this isn’t a terrible watch – though it certainly could have been thirty minutes shorter. If you’re interested in the legalisation of drugs or any of the celebrities interviewed – you’ve got nothing to lose by watching, even if it does fail to get to reach any conclusion.