Today’s very special episode: 4.5 Divide and Conquer
“ALRIGHT if we had known ANY of this we might’ve been able to take a few more precautions!” – Col. Jack ‘With Two Ls’ O’Neill
Plot? What plot? Oh THIS one:
Act One – The Tok’ra high mucky muck is set to have a meeting with the American president (but not Michael Douglas) and plans for his visit and safety have to be worked out. This means SG-1 has to play diplomats because they are apparently the only people in the world able to handle things like that (seriously it’s ALWAYS them). Negotiations turn extremely [...]
I had a giant crush on Steve Guttenberg when I was younger.
Don’t judge me. He was the Man in the 80s.
Police Academy. Three Men and a Baby. Cocoon. That crazy Village People movie (watch paired with Xanadu as it was meant to be seen, and then ask yourself “why?” while curled up in the fetal position).
Steve Guttenberg was hilarious but nice and always getting one up on the buttholes of the world. He might not have been as handsome as Tom Selleck or famous as Ted Danson. But he was still adorable and I still kind of adored him.
At least until [...]
What can I say about 1980’s Flash Gordon?
It is beautifully campy.
It is full of critically acclaimed actors taking on less than critically acclaimed roles (seriously Max Von Sydow, how do you go from The Seventh Seal and The Exorcist to Flash Gordon?).
It is covered in matte paintings and spandex and glitter and laser guns that make that fabulous ‘pew pew pew’ sound.
Queen did the soundtrack. QUEEN! And dang if the main theme song isn’t catchy as all get out.
It’s got fantasy. It’s got science fiction. It’s got a super hero with absolutely no super powers except fabulous hair and the [...]