This review for the John Hughes Blogathon comes from Eric of The IPC. Again! Thanks for watching these Hughes films although the majority aren’t your type of thing, Eric. Let’s see if he likes Planes, Trains & Automobiles more than The Breakfast Club. 🙂
PLANES, TRAINS and AUTOMOBILES (1987)
When I signed up to go about this piece I remembered having seen this before and laughed my ass off and “Gobble Gobble” and “Those AREN”T PILLOWS!!!!” and “Her first baby came out sideways HYYYYYYORK!!” (how do you spell someone disgustingly hocking tobacco) and all around pleasant memories. Then I sat down here to write about it and couldn’t come up with Jack Shit four or five times because I usually write about horror movies and boobs and not about classic comedies that everyone loves and then I was eyeballing my email to Table Nine Disco Parrot and it dawned on me. My Subject line read “P, T & A”… “P, T & A”….. dwell on what those initials stand for in the mind of a guy who watches movies like I do. FILTH….
Then I took a second to think about whether or not I should take that angle on such a wholesome, pure and chaste movie and then I remembered that scene depicted above and later, this exchange:
Del: You play with your balls a lot.
Neal: I do NOT play with my balls.
Del: Larry Bird doesn’t do as much ball-handling in one night as you do in an hour!
Neal: Are you trying to start a fight?
Del: No. I’m simply stating a fact. That’s all. You fidget with your nuts a lot.
Neal: You know what’d make me happy?
Del: Another couple of balls, and an extra set of fingers?
If no one’s ever seen this and glances at that picture of John Candy mounting Steve Martin, seeing both men with serene and passionate warmth on their faces, I am going to contend that most people will think the two are engaging in a loving and lengthy “Husband Style” intercourse session. I mean, just LOOK how content they look. AAAAAAAHHHHHHHH. “I love you, Poo-Pie,” coos Candy, kissing Martin’s ear. “Let’s consecrate this union….” utters Martin. “The time is now…. NOW is the time….”
Or how about this scene??? Martin comes home from the gym while his lover, Candy, is out cleaning their estate’s Olympic sized swimming pool. He slips into the bathroom to wash the sweat out of his stinking armpits and notices something strange on the floor. It’s his lover’s lover’s underwear!!! Candy has been having a man on the side!!! He’s enraged!!! He’s pissed!!! How can this be??? Theirs was Love Eternal!!!! He envisions the two men exhausting themselves for hours on end while he slaves away at the office. In disgust, he throws the soiled underpants into the toilet and heads to the kitchen for the butcher knife….
FILTH AND SMUT!!!!!
Trust me – you DO NOT want to know what’s going on under the blanket those two are sharing!!! Well – you might… depending on your taste and… um… er…. interests.
Martin: Has it been long enough?? Can you go again??
Candy: *shrugs* Should be….. maybe another ten minutes….
BUSTED!!! Public Exposure!!!!!!
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Wait…. what the fuck have I done here???
SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME SHAME
Screw everything I just wrote. This movie is really fucking hilarious and one of my all time favorite comedies!!
Totally agreed with the last time. Unsure what to think about what comes before, really. Except it was damn funny stuff. Great work!
THANKS!!! The truth had to be told!!!
Thanks again, Eric! Are you sure you watched the right movie?? lol. You’re nuts. ; )
THANK YOU!!! I had to be the one to keep the record straight…..
LOL! Well, that was quite the read hahaha!
Absolutely loving the shamed pic!
HAHAHAHAHA!!! THANKS Zoe!!!
Man that guy sure looks pale in that Shamed pic….. is he a vampire??? But… that is an awesome TARDIS shirt and a good looking bottle of Tabasco behind him : )
LOL! I don’t know… maybe? I doubt it though! 😛 DAMN STRAIGHT!!! I want that Tobasco!
Come see me and I’ll share!!
Give me a few hours, I will make the arrangements! 😛
I’ll start cleaning up!!!
This is an excellent movie and I’m glad you enjoyed it Eric. No need to feel ashamed of liking this one. I’d be more ashamed if I liked some of the shit you feature on your site 🙂
Nicely done Mutant. You have quite a strange effect on Eric 🙂
“I’d be more ashamed if I liked some of the shit you feature on your site” My site is a Public Service so YOU don’t trip up and watch some of that shit… : )
“Nicely done Mutant. You have quite a strange effect on Eric” I think she’s been poisoning my food trying to kill me… little doses every day for the last year….. or she’s leaking gas into my office…
I’ve been trying to poison Eric with iocane powder but he’s spent the last few years building up an immunity to it.
YOU are the ultimate bodyguard Eric! You’re my Kevin Costner 🙂
So are you Whitney Houston? : )
And you are My Precious.
shhh. don’t give away my secret identity 🙂
wait a sec. which precious?
the huge preggo lady or the one ring that rules them all.
one of those is cool, the other not so 🙂
Um – Rob! One of your reviews will be tomorrow at 11. : ) Afraid the others may have to be on the weekends now!
should I not write the last 4+1? will there be time to post them?
I’d love to have them all if you want to do them! : ) If you do, it’ll leave only two not done plus two where I didn’t receive the reviews from the people so I may try to do those. Just as long as you don’t mind weekend posts!
why should I mind weekend posts?
which two? reach the rock and ???? I couldn’t find them even though they look interesting 😦
That’s weird, I’ve never gotten a purple boner before.
Really?? What a pity….
Wait!! How did you make a baby??
Um, he got married. That’s how you make babies. Duh!
That’s it?? I thought there was something else to it….
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