Since The Jerky Boys: The Movie is the first entry in Rando!, a column devoted to morbidly fascinating randomness, it seems appropriate that I came to see it in a completely rando way. A few months back a Twitter friend emailed me to ask if I wanted to be on his podcast devoted to movies from the various divisions of Disney. I immediately scooped up The Jerky Boy: The Movie (a Touchstone production) because I finally had an excuse to force myself to watch something I’d always been morbidly curious about.Read More
Rando’s ongoing exploration of the most obscure comedies of Arnold Schwarzenegger continues with a look at 2017’s Killing Gunther, a wacky mockumentary that casts the former governor as a legendary hitman.Read More
Before he was Conan, Arnold Schwarzenegger was Handsome Stranger opposite Kirk Douglas, Ann-Margret and Paul Lynde in the feeble Hal Needham-directed 1979 western romp The Villain.Read More
Lars Von Trier took a brief break from punishing audiences and the world for 2006’s The Boss of It All, a surprisingly straightforward solidly funny and extremely inventive workplace comedy that suggests what it might look like if Von Trier directed The Office or remade a Francis Veber farce.Read More
Sometimes you’re in the mood for something rando, like a randy, Larry Cohen-directed 1980s teen sex comedy that combined werewolves and high school athletics a full four years before Teen Wolf.Read More
"They" told me that the Uncle Kent 2 novelization was way too obscure for anywhere to want to read about it. I'm about to prove "them" wrong, or, more likely, right.Read More
The zeitgeist-capturing tabloid spoof of the 1990s returned in comic book form in 2010 with a bizarrely prescient tale of illegal aliens (of the outer-space variety) and apoplectic right-winger Ed Anger's quest to make America great (or at least intolerant) again.Read More
It's Bill Murray, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stacy Keach and Meg Tilly's—less talented siblings John, Deedee, James and Jennifer in Moving Violations, a Police Academy rip-off from the makers of Police Academy!