Just-As-Classic Pick o’ the Day: December 31

The Ringer (2005) Special Olympians train a man, who is pretending to be mentally impaired, to go toe-to-toe with the hated champion of the games. Director: Barry W. Blaustein. Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Katherine Heigl, Brian Cox. TV-PG-L. IFC – 11:45 AM EST. 94 minutes.

Politically incorrect as any mainstream movie in the 21st century […]

Just-As-Classic Pick o’ the Day — 11/25/12

Breakdown (1997) A man’s wife disappears in the desert Southwest after accepting a trucker’s help with car trouble. Director: Jonathan Mostow. Cast: Kurt Russell, Kathleen Quinlan, J.T. Walsh, M.C. Gainey. TV-R | 5:00 AM PST | IFC | 93 minutes

Don’t even know where to begin with how taut the suspense gets in this […]

Just-as-Classic Pick o’ the Day: Tonight

The Full Monty (1997): Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for “the full monty” – total nudity.  Dir.: Peter Cattaneo  Cast: Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy  Midnight CDT/OvationTV

What could have been a one-joke premise turned out to be a touching, hilarious, memorable […]

Just-As-Classic Pick o’ the Day — Sunday, May 20

Good God, who am I kidding? The Comebacks (11 PM EST on Fox Movie Channel), though it shows very limited truly chuckle-worthy moments, only merits mention because it features RF3D friend Nick Searcy as a cross-dressing Cher and Christina Aguilera.

Bit of a Searcy weekend, too — call it kismet in an optional man-thing […]

Just-As-Classic Pick o’ the Day — February 7

Sorry for the late addition. Apparently a little slow on the up-keep today, but still with enough of a heads-up for tomorrow …

Sin City (2005) Lawmen, prostitutes, a hulking thug and other sordid characters run amok in a crime-ridden metropolis. Directors: Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller and a guest sequence by Quentin Tarantino. Cast: […]

Just-As-Classic Pick o’ the Day — December 29

Junebug (2005) Months after his wedding, a man travels to his North Carolina hometown to introduce his wife to his family. Director: Phil Morrison | Cast: Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, Celia Weston, Amy Adams, Benjamin McKenzie, Scott Wilson, Frank Hoyt Taylor | Rated R for sexual content and language | 10:30 AM EST | […]

Just-as-Classic Pick o’the Day: August 15 (today!)

Friends With Money (2006) A single L.A. woman in her thirties longs for the security her married friends have, while they in turn envy the freedom of single life.  Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Catherine Keener, Joan Cusack, Jason Isaacs, Ty Burrell   Dir.: Nicole Holofcener    Lifetime Movie Network, 3pm CDT

During a recent […]

Just-As-Classic Pick o’ the Day — 5/10/11

The Delta Force (1986) Based upon the June, 1985 hijacking of a TWA jet, where passengers were held at gun-point by terrorists in Beirut, Lebanon. The film re-enacts various real life incidents from the crisis — an American serviceman is beaten to death, a terrorist holds a gun to the pilot’s head as the […]

Just-As-Classic Pick o’ the Day: April 26th

THE WIZ (1978) This stunning retake on The Wizard of Oz is one of the lushest film productions ever created. It’s a soulful version of the classic tale of Dorothy and her little dog Toto getting whisked away to the magical land of Oz, this film infuses the original film with touches of soul […]

Just-As-Classic Pick o’ the Day — January 21

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) Two slackers try to sabotage the production of a movie. 7:45 PM EST | 104 min. | Director: Kevin Smith | TV-MA-L

Some will say this was fortunately the last movie to prominently feature Kevin Smith and his foul-mouthed buddy Jason Mewes (at least until Smith felt […]