Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Movie review: Airplane!

Airplane! (Don't Call Me Shirley! Edition)
Airplane! (Don't Call Me Shirley! Edition)

One thing I noticed when I rewatched this movie for my 100 movie quotes challenge (see if you can guess what the quote is!) is how un-PC the jokes are. It would be hard to make this movie today, and it surely wouldn't be the same.

But it's as ridiculous and hilarious as ever, with some of the most memorable one-liners and sight gags in the movies. Definitely worth the re-watch.

2 comments:

  1. You bring up a good point about whether it could be made today. I always said the same thing about Arthur, since alcoholism and drunk driving just aren't the knee slappers they once were. And yet, it's being remade right now with Russell Brand. So maybe we're not as PC as we think ... (Cue the straight line) What do you make of that? I can make a hat, I can make a brooch, I can make a pterodactyl ...

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  2. Johnny was my favorite character!

    Good point about the remake, too. I'll be interested to compare the two.

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