We came to a startling realization that Michael J. Fox features in more than one role where a relative wants to give new meaning to the term “family get-together.” Regardless, the secret of The Secret of My Success is that it’s a fun, lighthearted take on big business in the 80s.
Gordon Gekko (which I always thought would be a great name for the Geico gecko) is a ruthless Wall Street player who makes multi-million dollar deals before most of us have had breakfast. Bud Fox is a young and restless stock broker looking to score a big client. When he finally gets his foot in the door of Gekko’s office, it may have been more than he bargained for.
Take the cast of ALIENS and put them in Oklahoma… and make them vampires. Then you’ve got Kathryn Bigelow’s feature film directing debut: NEAR DARK.
(I wonder what Paul Reiser would’ve looked like as a vampire…)
It’s the epic love story for the ages: Girl meets boy. Girl marries boy. Girl is bored with husband and has affair with husband’s brother. Brother-in-law gets bored with the limits of earthly pleasure and pain and gets ripped apart and taken to another dimension. Girl moves into brother-in-law’s old house and ultimately discovers undead skinless brother-in-law in the attic. Girl begins to seduce and murder random men to help restore brother-in-law’s physical body. Eventually demon/angel with pincushion head shows up and raises hell.