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Rocky 3 -- Stallone is capable of bringing the Bonkers
IanPotter posted a topic in Bad Movie RecommendationsI'd like to know what everyone's opinion is on Rocky 3 -- this is my first recomendation on this forum, but I don't see any discussion of this classic in the Rocky pantheon. I rewatched Rocky 3 recently and so much of this movie is legitimately bonkers -- endless montages, the birth of Hulk Hogan: public figure, Mr T playing a legitimately terrifying character, the casual racism of 80s Hollywood, plus boatloads of half-naked men drenched in baby oil. But there is a sincere theme in this movie. Rocky goes soft after tasting success, he is deluded that he is still good, and then he fails when his mettle is truly tested. Everything is thrown into doubt for him -- was he ever good, or was he merely lucky? And then cut to more training and fighting montages. Mr. T's performance in this film cannot be overstated. For someone who became a beloved public figure know for being gentle with children, Mr. T as Clubber Lang is --holy shit-- a masterpiece in the characterization of the black rage of the 60s and 70s, class rage, defiance, and will. Please Please consider this movie for HDTGM, preferably with Matt Jones as the guest.
D.C. Cab (1983)
BuseyForPresident posted a topic in Bad Movie RecommendationsYes, that cast does exist within one movie, the wonderful D.C. Cab. If you weren't convinced already by the casting of Mr. T and Gary Busey together, then I will tell you this - This marvelous movie was written by Joel Schumacher. Yes, the man that gave Batman nipples in those terrible Batman movies. Even Bill Maher, Otis Day, Paul Rodriguez, The Barbarian Brothers, and Bob Zmuda have some screen time in this picture. What's crazy is the movie tries to teach racial equality, but just comes off completely racist. Then there's also a flame thrower for absolutely no reason, an amazing speech given by Mr. T in front of the Lincoln memorial, and a plot that changes so much that in retrospect you have no idea what the movie was about. You must watch this movie. So bad that it's entertaining. IMDB description: The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only when Albert is kidnapped that the cabbies must decide whether or not they are loyal to Albert and his cause.