One of the most important episodes of Tasteless yet, this week I’m discussing 2 movies about the wilderness, justice, and a parent trying to do right by their kid by facing a villain with no honor — it’s The Revenant vs Troop Beverly Hills.
"In the wilderness of life, we can never be too prepared." — Phyllis Nefler
In honor of the holiday season, I talk about two terrible little blonde boys on a single-minded quest to get what they want no matter who or what gets in their way — it’s A Christmas Story vs The Good Son.
I also posit my theories about an alternate universe where Ralphie is Macaulay Culkin and uses his Red Ryder BB gun for evil.
When it comes to people going too far in their pursuit of knowledge (and money) leading to ancient predators being unleashed upon the world that they need to then stop, Jurassic Park is nowhere near as good as The Mummy (1999, obviously). I tear into Jurassic Park much how a dinosaur should have torn into Dr. Hammond's awful grandchildren.
If you want to read the fantastic GQ Brendan Fraser article I reference, you can find it here: Whatever Happened to Brendan Fraser? by Zach Baron.