There is an endearing quality to Far Out Man, which beginnings with the screen credit a Tommy Chong attempt. That is an apt description for this manic, energetic and oft riotously funny romp. I admit to not being much of a fan of Cheech & Chong. Their movies never lived up to the modest pleasures of Up in Smoke, and the comedy seemed dated even in its prime. So why is it that Far Out Man is so damn enjoyable?
Of course we aren’t talking about a comedic masterpiece but a screen...Read Full Story
Making History. Democrats have opened up a huge "history gap" with the Republicans, lately rubbing their history-making noses in Republican's static faces. Democrats chose the theme "making history" for their California convention and may do the same for Denver. The candidates themselves have mentioned their historicity in debates. By "history," they don't mean their economic policies as they first made history in Bismarkian Germany in the late 19th century, then in Italy a few years later...Read Full Story
I was wondering why, for such a cheap-ish movie, The Squeeze looks so good. Its budget almost doubled, allowing for some really expensive looking sequences on an aircraft carrier, a decent amount of New York photography and… I don’t know, something else. It also almost starred Jenny Wright in the Rae Dawn Chong part, which would have been an improvement of sorts (Mrs. Potato Head would have given a more animate performance than Chong) but not enough of one to make the movie work.
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Rae Dawn Chong Wall
Rae Dawn Chong news, related photos and videos, and reviews of Rae Dawn Chong performances. According to Wikipedia: Rae Dawn Chong is a Canadian born actress and daughter of Tommy Chong. She is of African, First Nations, Chinese and Irish ancestry. Her half-sister Robbi Chong is a model and actress.