Review: Howard the Duck

On this episode the guys review/destroy the 1986 Action/Adventure Howard the Duck. This was Joe’s “Pick of the Week” and based on Dave’s observation this might be Joe’s last.

Synopsis:

Based on the comic book character, Howard the Duck is suddenly beamed from Duckworld, a planet of intelligent ducks with arms and legs, to Earth, where he lands in Cleveland. There he saves rocker Beverly (Lea Thompson) from thugs and forms a friendship with her. She introduces him to Phil (Tim Robbins), who works at a lab with scientist Dr. Jenning (Jeffrey Jones). When the doctor attempts to return Howard to his world, Jenning instead transfers an evil spirit into his own body.

The movie was released in theaters on August 1, 1986.

The movie is rated PG for Foul language, violence, drug use, sexual content

Now onto the review of Howard the Duck.

IMDB Rating: 4.7 / 10 Stars

Rotten Tomatoes: 13% Tomatometer, 38% Audience Score

Justin’s Rating: Burnt Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: BEYOND BURNT POPCORN

Joe’s Rating: Small Popcorn

Needless to say Joe favors the few fans who enjoy this movie while Justin and Dave agree with the masses that Howard the Duck belongs in the bargain bin.

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REVIEW: Mad Max (1979)

Today’s Feature Presentation is Mad Max, starring Mel Gibson.

Synopsis:

In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.

The movie originally hit theaters on March 21, 1980, and made over 8.7 million worldwide.

The movie is Rated R for Violence, Language, Nudity.

Now… on to the review.

IMDB Rating: 6.9 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: *CERTIFIED FRESH* 90% Audience Score: 70%

Justin’s Rating: Small Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: Medium Popcorn

Joe’s Review: Small Popcorn

The first Mad Max movie is in the books. Tune in next week as we review: Mad Max: The Road Warrior

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Review: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

We are counting down the days ’til Christmas the guys jump in to the 1989 classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”.

The movie stars Chevy Chase as Clark Griswald, who works hard to give his entire family the PERFECT family Christmas. We find as the movie progresses that Clark is fighting a losing battle.

This movie is rated PG-13 for sexuality, violence, foul language, and drug use.

We have reached our review. What did the guys think of this classic?

IMDB Rating: 7.6/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 68% TOMATOMETER, 86% AUDIENCE SCORE

Justin Rating: Medium Popcorn

Dave Rating: Large Popcorn

Joe Rating: Medium Popcorn

Let us know in the comments below what your rating and favorite part of the movie.

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