It’s thicker than seepage, it’s thinner than sludge. It’s the secret weapon of speculative fiction that you may never have noticed. We count down the top 5 movies to feature ooze, ick, goo, and plasm (ecto or otherwise).
Tagged: Steve Martin
I’ll bet you’ve never even noticed when a character in a movie is chewing gum. But once you start looking for it, it’s everywhere, and it can be a key to deeper understanding. No, seriously. Hear me out.
“You ain’t ugly like me, it’s just that we both have got scars.”
“Never, never, never… throw chips at a driver.”
“Her first baby came out sideways. She didn’t scream or nothin’.”
“Wait a minute, what’s happening to my special purpose?”
“That’s envy my dear, there’s a little bit of envy in the best of us.”
“It’s a rat turd. A caper! If it’s a caper, eat it.”
When filmmaker Nora Ephron brings together an all-star cast led by Steve Martin, you expect something terrific. Mixed Nuts was Ephron’s follow-up to her smash success Sleepless in Seattle, and when it was released...