Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Airplane! - A Film Review

By Cathy of Alex

"I recently rewatched Airplane! It’s been awhile. For those of you youngsters out there; the “Scary Movie” franchise owes a lot to Airplane! Like Scary Movie 1-23 (or whatever number they are on now) Airplane! has references to cultural events of the late 1970’s (the movie was released in 1980). However, unlike ‘Scary Movie' it’s not as heavy handed with the references. There are references to Jaws,, Saturday Night Fever , An Officer and a Gentlemen and From Here to Eternity. However, the overarching mockery is reserved for the disaster films of the 1970’s..." (continued)


Heather said...

Surely, you can't be serious.

Heather said...

I can't believe no one else has posted a comment!!

"A hospital?? What is it?"

"it's a large building with patients, but that's not important right now."

"I picked the wrong week to give up amphetamines."

"What's our vector, Victor?
"Roger, Roger."
"This is Captain Ouver, Over."

"What can you make of this?"
"I can make a hat, I can make a brooch, I can make a bird..."

Vincenzo said...

"Oh stewardess! I speak jive."

Kathryn said...


Yes, I am and don't call me Shirley!