Posts tagged My World of Flops
Drug Panic at the Disco! Case File #148/My Year of Flops II #45 Avenging Disco Godfather (1979)

Rudy Ray Moore’s improbable but glorious career as a cinematic leading man came to an exquisitely, and characteristically insane end with the gloriously bonkers, PG-rated 1979 anti-PCP disco horror musical The Avenging Disco Godfather.

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John Travolta's Southern-Fried Mid-Life Crisis Case File #142/My Year of Flops II #39 The Poison Rose

John Travolta month continues with an exploration of one of the many terrible films he’s released this year, The Poison Rose, a Southern-fried Chinatown for Dummies that casts Travolta’s cliched PI as a young whippersnapper with a thick mane of chestnut hair who gets mixed up in a mystery involving sinister powerbroker Morgan Freeman and a Peter Lorre-like creepy doctor played by an unrecognizable Brendan Fraser

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The Butterfly Defect My World of Flops Case File # 132/My Year of Flops II # 29: A Sound of Thunder (2005)

I finally tackle one of the biggest all-time flops, Peter Hyams’ disastrous, almost impressively inept 2005 adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s A Sound of Thunder starring a woefully miscast Edward Burns as a Big Deal Scientist and Ben Kingsley as a capitalist anti-Christ with a thick mane of snow-white hair.

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My World of Flops A Dirk Pitt Misadventure Case File #131/My Year of Flops II #28 Sahara (2005)

Our obsessive coverage of the failed films of Matthew McConaughey continues with a look at Sahara, a 2005 mega-bomb that pitted crazed pulp novelist and world-class egotist Clive Cussler against his producers. With bonus information involving co-star William H. Macy’s horny collegiate van and non-existent boomerang collection!

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