Does R. Kelly’s epic “Trapped in the Closet” series count as a slumber party movie? I think it does, when IFC runs them all in a row. So I’ll share my Storified live tweet:
Trapped, Part 3: The live tweetfest · Storify.
My favorite character is Pimp Lucius, for reasons both outlined in the Storify and demonstrated in this video.
Somebody grab Lucille and turn her ass around, would you?
Oh dear. One of my very favorite comic actors, Alex Karras, is on the roof and is not coming down. His family has been losing him bit by bit, but it seems the poor guy is, as one friend of his said, “in transition.”
Karras is probably best known as the dad from Webster, or maybe Mongo in Blazing Saddles, but to me, he’ll always be the closeted, then freed, bodyguard from Victor Victoria. God, how I love Victor Victoria.
As “Squash” Bernstein said to King Marchand:
Good night, sweet prince.
Animated GIF scrounged from Strange how you know inside me.
Also, Leathermen don’t get nervous….
While I was researching for an upcoming post comparing Flashdance and Showgirls, I saw that Slap Shot (1977) was on that minute. I turned the channel and they were all fighting on the ice. But fighting led to…
Everything about this scene is magic. That marching band deserved an Oscar for best soundtrack. Happy Friday, y’all!