Doctor Goldfoot And His Bikini Machine
December 25, 2014
This episode features Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon’s helmet hair and a very bad song from The Supremes. Thanks to guest reviewer Sally Ann for taking time out of her busy season to join us!
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On with the show!
- Frowner Sausages may remember Sally from a couple of Montreal Sauce shows, S2E013 and S2E014. (It’s not an insult, Montreal Sauce fans on Twitter chose the name Sausages, for themselves!)
- Sally shares movie memories from different genres, Platoon & Annie.
- Chris gets Casualties of War mixed up with Platoon.
- We all regret Oliver Stone, but love Willem Dafoe & Forest Whitaker.
- What are these beach party films?
- The awful theme song by The Supremes and the opening claymation credits by Gumby’s Art Clokey.
- That song is thankfully absent from an album in Chris’ collection, Spy Magazine Presents, Vol. 1: Spy Music.
- First cameo in the film is Killer Croc!
- Frankie Avalon plays Jack Tripper with his costar in backwards clothes like Kriss Kross.
- Before Gilligan and before Dr. Goldfoot, there was The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis.
- Chris drops some film terminology on ya, Mise en scène.
- If you’re not interested in the sequel Dr. Goldfoot & the Girl Bombs, perhaps you would like the TV show, The Wild Weird World of Dr. Goldfoot. WHAT?
- Some of the torture scenes were borrowed from other Vincent Price films, like Pit and the Pendulum.
- Sally & Chris agree that Michael Cera and Jessie Eisenberg are interchangeable.
- During the car chase, geography becomes surreal? Fans in Grand Rapids, MI probably feel the same way about the car chase in 30 Minutes or Less.
- Chris compares the film to Gilligan’s Island & Beverly Hillbillies while Paul nails it, describing it as a very long episode of Get Smart.
- Sally recommends Palo Alto as “the complete opposite of this film” we watched.
- Paul is excited because The Wizard of Oz has been remastered and looks gorgeous.
- Chris says you should check out the star-studded comedy, Noises Off.
Thanks to Sally for hanging out with us. Check out ShopSallyAnn.com for rad hand crafted designs and sallyannk.com for tutorials and more information.
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