The Trip (2003) is a minuscule budget horror film, vengeful ghost variety. A bunch of collage pals are off to spring break. On the way, one of their number runs over some roadside death memorial markers. This pisses off the ghosts, who clearly saw Spielberg's first film, and a truck with an unseen driver becomes the evil presence out to kill all of the kids. The film makers were also familiar with Duel, as they refer to it in dialogue as being a lot like what is happening to them.
One of the ghosts is a topless Mindy Ferguson, who tries to seduce one of the guys in very bad light. This is essentially a chase movie, but shot at night, making it hard to see. 8 voters at IMDb have it at 5.4. I agree. It is not bad for a low budget effort, even though it is derivative, and is hence a C-.
"New York Wildcats"
New York Wildcats (2003) is a Seduction Cinema remake of a Joe Sarno film and is part of their "Retro Seduction Cinema" project, where they package a vintage soft core and a new version of their own making on a DVD. They, as usual, simplified the story, made more of the scenes girl/girl, and abandoned any subtlety. Katie Jordan, Ruby LaRocca and Misty Mundae are the features at a high class brothel run by Aunt Charlotte (Chelsie Mundae). Each performs disguised as an animal, then the crowd bids for the night with them. Jordan is a cat, LaRocca is a snake, and Mundae is a peacock. At the same time, the evil thug is demanding free sex with the girls and wants to increase the protection money they are already paying. When he gets in a mean mood from too much cocaine. the other girls decide to rescue Mundae from him.
Mundae shows breasts, and both LaRocca and Jordan show everything. This is what it is, a short meant to fill out the DVD, with some elements of the main film. I did enjoy the makeup that turned the women into animals. This is a C. It is standard Seduction Cinema girl/girl soft core material, and hence a C.
Ruby La Rocca
|Johnny Web (Uncle Scoopy)
Wild Things 3 (2005):
See if you recognize this movie description:
The scene is a snooty community in Florida called
Blue Bay. The most popular girl in school comes from a very rich
family, but can't seem to break her inheritance free from the grasp
of her family. Meanwhile, a trashy brunette from the trailer park
near the swamp accuses an authority figure of rape. When the first
push comes to the first shove, and layer one of the onion is cleared
away, it is revealed that Miss Popular and Miss Trailer Trash are
actually in cahoots to fabricate the rape as a means to embezzle
funds from the former's family. Even though the two girls seem to
hate one another in public, it turns out that they are not only in
partnership, but are lesbian lovers as well. Oh, yeah, and they also
enjoy having three-way sex with an adult male who is in on the scam.
As the film progresses, we find that other people are
also in on the scam, including one of the investigating officers,
but as the layers continue to be peeled away, we find that various
members of the conspiracy have been keeping secrets from various
others, that still other secrets have been hidden from the audience,
and that many additional double crosses eventually ensue. The rich
girl will end up dead, as will the false rapist, as will a member of
the Blue Bay police force. At the end, a sleazy lawyer will turn out
to have a far more significant role than originally thought.
The veil is finally lifted during the closing
credits, when we get to see all of the off-camera plotting that we
were not aware of.
I suppose you movie buffs recognize that as the plot
of Wild Things. It is also the plot of Wild Things 3. You can't
really call this a sequel to the original for a few reasons: (1) It
doesn't use any of the same characters. (2) It may take place either
before or after the original. (3) It is basically the same plot told
again with new characters. A sequel, on the other hand, is a new
plot with the same characters.
How does it stack up against the original? Well ...
The first film had some solid star power: Neve
Campbell and Denise Richards played the Wild Things, and they were
ably supported by Matt Dillon, Kevin Bacon, Bill Murray, Kathleen
Turner and Robert Wagner. The second film basically consists of
unknowns and Dina Meyer. Even Dina, while always good, is nowhere
near the A-list.
A gimmicky plot like this only works once. The first
one worked because it was original and the plot twists were at least
somewhat unexpected. What is the fun of watching it again with the
characters re-named? It's like watching a local dinner theater
presentation of Camelot after having already seen Burton, Andrews,
and Goulet on Broadway.
Let's face it, the only thing that stayed the same
was the plot, and the first film had a hokey plot to begin with.
That was part of the point - it was a genre film gone wild. Besides
the originality, what really made Wild Things work was the complete
swamp ambience mixed with sleazy charm and a lot of humor. There
isn't really much of that in Wild Things 3.
On the other side of the ledger, a summary of the the conjunctive
abbreviations reveals that film has more F&S than the original and a
bit more T&A (although still not very much). Like the original, it
has no S&M and A&W. Although holding the root beer content steady,
the filmmakers did step up the hot girl-on-girl action. There
is even a lesbian shower scene.
Summary: Basically a re-make of Wild Things without
the fun, the originality, and the stars, but with a bit more nudity.
BBC: "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is not as bad as I had
feared. Then again, it is not as good as I had hoped."
" ... somewhere in the production process the crew has lost sight
of the fundamental aspect of the books - they were immensely
Sony Corp. and Toshiba Corp. are in talks to develop a common
standard for next-generation DVDs and end a fierce battle over
formats that has been threatening to stifle the industry's growth.
- As described by the submitter:
"Outtakes from J-lo's 2001 Stuff photo shoot - no nudity, but does
she ever look stupid!"
Weekly World News: NEW FAT-FRIENDLY POTTIES ENDANGERING THE
The trailer for Gilgamesh
- "Over seven thousand years ago, before it was called Iraq,
before it was called Persia, before the writing of the Old
Testament, before the age of the Pharaohs, ..Assyria was that
land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers; home to the hated
King Gilgamesh. Thru thousands of years, GILGAMESH has endured
as the oldest and most revolutionary work of literature known to
mankind. This first-ever epic follows the warrior-king from his
divine rise to power to his victories and struggles with the
Gods; risking life and love on his tumultuous quest to find the
answers to happiness and immortality. What he found was much
less mysterious than he ever expected.. and it was always there,
right at his finger tips."
- Fair warning: the director is the same guy who did
Some new behind-the-scenes clips from The Hitchhiker's Guide to
The Saint Ralph trailer and six clips
- ."Saint Ralph is the unlikely story of Ralph Walker, a ninth
grader whose mother is in a coma. Hoping to create a miracle
which will bring her back to health, Ralph outruns everyone's
expectations except his own in his deluded quest to win the 1959
A new clip from the House of Wax remake.
Banks sign the final deal to build the world's tallest building in
Dubai. If you are curious about the 2300 foot
hotel/apartment/office complex, Wikipedia has a pretty good
summary of the project
- Ah, the wisdom of The Sun.
Texting and emailing lowers your IQ by twice as much as smoking
marijuana. Tests showed that tapping away on a mobile
phone knocked ten points off a person's IQ rating.
- You better learn to program those DVD recorders and TIVO
the Britney and Kevin show debuts May 17th. (This is
just a straight-faced promo announcement, but it plays out as
unintentional parody. You have to see the graphics.)
Darth Vader has his own blog now.
The Daily Show: "DeLay Miserable"
The Daily Show's Rob Corddry uncovers a scandal at Harvard
(the Yale on the Charles).
Jon Stewart and Dennis Miller discuss the new pope and the state
of the Catholic Church.
Three clips from Disaster! The Movie, a clay-animated spoof.
LoveChess - the erotic chess game ... 'cuz nobody gets
laid more than a chess master.
Scientists Invent Undetectable Speed Detector
The History of the Batmobile
- This is supposed to be
Katie Holmes falling out of her dress. I like Katie,
and I wish I had not seen this.
- You think Blade trinity sucked - a "bloody mess" with a
"juvenile level of humor." You're not the only one.
Wesley Snipes agrees with you. The difference? You only
want your eight bucks back. Wesley wants a few million bucks. He
must have bought a lot of tickets.
Tech blogger cybersquats God's Rottweiler. "A
Florida-based tech writer has pulled off a nice coup by acquiring
BenedictXVI.com almost three weeks before Joseph Ratzinger
ascended to the Papacy."
Here is the trailer for Manderlay. This is the
follow-up to Dogville from the noted Danish Nutcake, Lars von
The 900 Club - 28 people who have weighed 900 pounds or more.
Actually, #28 snuck on the list with a near-anorexic 895.
- Oh, no. Bennifer Part 2.
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner said to be engaged. I'm
convinced that Affleck is a marketing genius. With the exception
of Madonna, has anyone in the entertainment business ever
generated so much press with so little talent?
POPE REQUESTS AUDIENCE WITH BONO. Calls Building
Relationship With U2 Frontman "Job One"
- Did you know -
Ron Jeremy is in Ghostbusters! No, he wasn't the
Marshmallow Dude, just an uncredited extra used in a crowd scene.
The Hedgehog has 892 credits at IMDb, but this is not one of them.
Sanitizing films: Directors vs. censors
British actress Kelly Brook has been named the world's sexiest
woman by British readers of FHM magazine
BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE's nude sex scenes have been cut from
new film Mr And Mrs Smith. I didn't know that. The Sun
Oops I Did It Again: The Original Louis Armstrong version
Jessica Alba in Into the Blue. No words are sufficient.
Just look at the pictures.
New Pope already appearing on toast
The dreaded INVISIBILITY CLOAK
- I know you're tired of seeing every e-mail about this topic in
your in-box, but here's one legitimate way to get
"Unbelievably huge Johnsons"
Tobey Maguire has joined George Clooney and Cate Blanchett in The
Good German, the Steven Soderbergh-directed adaptation
of the Joseph Kanon novel.
- The drama follows an American journalist (Clooney) drawn
into a murder mystery in post-war Berlin, where he's searching
for his wartime mistress (Blanchett). Maguire will play a
seemingly innocent soldier who drives the journalist around town
and has motives of his own.
Why abstinence? Jesus says: "the keys to heaven are in your pants"
U.S. WINS WAR ON OBESITY ‘Mission Accomplished,’ Says
Bush, Sparking Nationwide Pig-out
Woman opens fire in beauty salon parking lot after a disappointing
haircut. You're allowed to do that? I hope Billy Ray
Cyrus isn't armed!
You can get a tax deduction by killing a rhino. If they
extend that deduction to mosquitos, I'm gonna be the Bill Gates of
Donald Trump caused that cruise ship to be struck by a freak wave.
Geez, that man gets around.
Blaming his faulty English, the Governator said he misspoke when
he suggested that America's borders should be closed.
He meant only that they should be closed to swarthy or mustachioed
types, not to brawny, clean-cut, fair-skinned people.
Washington renames King County to Martin Luther King Junior
County. King County Junior College is now known as King
Junior County Junior College, or King Jucojuco.
Today in Uncle Scoopy's Guest House - Gillian Anderson in The
JoBlo talks to Kutcher and Peet about A Lot Like Love
Wipeout Web Browser Trick - how to hack the Sony PSP and use it as
a web browser! It's time-consuming, but not difficult
to do, except for the guys who figured it out in the first place.
Playboy offering photo galleries for the PSP!
Other Crap archives. May also include newer material than the
since it's sorta in real time.
to submit a URL for Other Crap
are the latest movie reviews available at scoopy.com.
- The yellow asterisks indicate that I wrote the
review, and am deluded into thinking it includes humor.
- If there is a white asterisk, it means that
there isn't any significant humor, but I inexplicably determined
there might be something else of interest.
- A blue asterisk indicates the review is written
by Tuna (or Junior or Brainscan, or somebody else besides me)
- If there is no asterisk, I wrote it, but am too
ashamed to admit it.
This week's Poll...
Email Scoopy Jr. with more nominees, comments or suggestions.
Here are the results of our most recent other polls...
The Top 20 Nude Scenes of 2004
The Best Nude Film Debuts of the 80s
The Best Nude Film Debuts of the 90s
Which actress has been the most convincing playing a stripper.
Who has the best bum in Hollywood?
Best All Time Television Comedy
Best Nudity in an Oscar-winning performance
The Top 20 Best Sex Scenes
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Today the Ghost takes a look at the 1996 thriller, "Listen".
First up is Brooke Langton, the co-star of "Swingers" and "The Replacements" in a couple of very sexy scenes. She keeps her clothes on, but she still looks great. Especially in vids #3 and #4 where she does a pseudo-masturbation-phone-sex scene.
- Brooke Langton
- Brooke Langton zipped .wmvs
Next we see Kim Calderoni topless in and after a sweaty sport-humpin' scene.
- Kim Calderoni
- Kim Calderoni zipped .wmvs
Finally we have an unknown actress and an unknown actress with a name. Both are topless.
||Hollywood's official Busty Blonde Babe showing off some cleavage in scenes from last week's premiere episode of her new FOX sit-com, "Stacked".
||Once again she's looking absolutely Alba-licious in the water. Here she is adjusting her bikini top on a recent episode of Cameron Diaz's MTV show, "Trippin".
||The Skinemax regular topless and baring a bit of bum while riding a dude in scenes from and episode of the late night series "Nightcap".
|Showing off her big'uns in a few pseudo sex scenes from "Scandal: Lawful Entry".
|The porn-babe is joined by a couple of her friends for some lesbo fun in scenes from "The Witches of Eastdick".
|Very thorough coverage by Flautista of the exotic beatuy and UK native going toples in scenes from "Rapa Nui" (1994).
|Holly Marie Combs
|Señor Skin 'caps of the "Charmed" star going topless in scenes from "A Reason to Believe" (1995).
|Pat Reeder www.comedy-wire.com
Pat's comments in yellow...
MICHAEL JACKSON UPDATE
We All Feel Slimy Now - The Drudge Report claims that as gross as the
Michael Jackson trial has been, it might get worse: the D.A. reportedly
wants to question a former Neverland security guard who would testify that
he was ordered to deliver a jar of Vaseline to Jackson's bedroom and found
him wearing only pajama bottoms, looking sweaty, and accompanied by a young
Michael says it's not sexual: he just sleeps with boys who still have
Michael will claim they were putting Vaseline on their feet so he could
teach the kid to moonwalk.
Michael's attorney will point out, in the strongest possible terms, that
he WAS, in fact, wearing pajama bottoms!
ARNOLD SAYS HIS ENGLISH ISN'T SO GOOD
Stop Dah Presses! - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger apologized for
saying the US-Mexico border should be closed, explaining that he meant
"secured," but it was a "total-screw up in the words I used." He said, "I
think maybe my English, I need to go back to school and study a little
With enough study, maybe he'll someday be able to pronounce the state
he's governor of.
Yeah, those immigrants shouldn't be allowed to come here until they
He meant to say that we need to crush de illegal aliens, drive dem
before us, and hear dah lamentations of dere vimmen.
19 STRAIGHT HOURS OF "STAR WARS"
Nerd-vana - 1,000 "Star Wars" fans in London will pay nearly $100 each for
a May 16 movie marathon in which all six movies will be shown back-to-back
in the story's chronological order, from "Phantom Menace" to "Return of the
Jedi." The showing will start at 7 a.m. and end at midnight.
After eating movie popcorn for 19 hours, they'll all look like Jabba the
Normally that would be a really expensive date, but in this case...
DUMBEST SPORTS COLLECTIBLE EVER
Looking For A Sapp Who'll Take It - Here's a whole new frontier in sports
memorabilia: the Tampa Tribune reports that Kincaid Auctions plans to sell
a five-pound box of unopened fan mail sent to Buccaneers star Warren Sapp
in 2001. Sapp didn't write any of the mail, and he never even read it, or
as far as anyone knows, touched it. An auction spokesman called it a
"bittersweet find" because you feel sorry for the poor fans who wrote and
got nothing in return. Nevertheless, he called it "a spectacular and
one-of-a-kind collection for the sports memorabilia enthusiast."
I feel sorry for anyone who pays money and gets this in return.
So write hundreds of letters to your favorite sports star and keep
them...You'll be RICH!!
The really sad thing: all the letters have the same return address.
Why buy something a sports star never even touched or read? You might
as well buy their old college textbooks.
Those letters should go back to where they came from: the Make-A-Wish
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