Minimal lipstick and eye makeup? It fails as a haunted house movie by not so much as mentioning the existence of the haunted house until the minute mark, and by relying on the same weary old bogus haunting shtick that American horror films had been working in various ways since at least the first version of The Ghost Breaker which was not yet plural in those days in Also introduced at this juncture is Tom Hendry Russ Bender, from Anatomy of a Psycho and I Saw What You Did , a newspaper reporter writing about gearhead culture, who has sought out Stan and his club to be his Sherpa guides through the uncharted wilderness of hot-rodding. Whoever decided to cast Pelkey in the part of the notionally unattractive Amelia must have been thinking of her strictly as a cluster of characteristics, not realizing how far the whole would exceed the sum of its parts. It was a terrible movie, sometimes in ways that I just barely understood, but I still wanted to know how the fucking thing ended. But put all that together, and holy shit!
Regardless, it would have to wait until the next day, when we would continue to watch the films that documented a culture very dear to our hearts and souls—from an era that, according to Zukovic, may or may not have even happened at all. By watching Bikini Beach, you realize how much of it was utter and complete mythology. Good news for us. When a hot young kid comes to a town, it serves to draw an old-timer drag racer back into the sport. He's also out to bring down a hijacking ring. Nothing can transport you back to the true good ole' days of drag racing, but this is a good movie. It is a smell that is second only to the pungent punch of nitromethane, and it seemed to be a fitting surrogate for the sensory delights of the drag racing experience.
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Featuring a plethora of archival footage from their races in the '60s and '70s, the bio-drama captures its milieu with an admirable accuracy and authenticity. It may not be everybody's dream, but it's a fun and compelling story. Some were inspired Faster, Pussycat! The reason for copious caffeine intake was thus:
Description: Drag racing was merely an incongruous backdrop for Arkoff and director William Asher to stage a typical teenage love triangle story: What could have been a routine good ol' gal success story has been heightened into an emotionally involving, superbly made drama. This motley intelligentsia consisted of an assortment of eccentric bohemian-types, among them: Do any of you remember where you were when you heard about the news about his death?