Category Archives: 1990s

Dumb & Dumber (1994)

Released: December 16, 1994. Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly. Starring: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly. Runtime: 1 hr., 46 min. The cult favourite Dumb & Dumber put the Farrelly brothers on the map. It was also part of … Continue reading

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The Rugrats Movie (1998)

Released: November 20, 1998. Directed by: Igor Kovalyov, Norton Virgien. Starring: Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Kath Soucie. Runtime: 79 min. Tommy faces responsiblity when Dil, his new baby brother is born. As with all newborns, the child becomes a bane … Continue reading

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Happy Gilmore (1996)

Released: February 16, 1996. Directed by: Dennis Dugan. Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen. Runtime: 92 min. “Happy Gilmore” is a silly sports comedy, which is its purpose; but God is it funny. Sandler plays the titular Happy Gilmore, … Continue reading

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Shakes the Clown (1991)

Released: March 13, 1992. Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait. Starring: Bobcat Goldthwait, Julie Brown, Blake Clark. Runtime: 87 min.  Dark comedies are a difficult kind-of comedy to master. The Coen brothers have mastered the craft, as has Tarantino, and many other … Continue reading

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The Wedding Singer (1998)

Released: February 13, 1998. Directed by: Frank Coraci. Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor. Runtime: 95 min. Apparently, more mediocre comedians should release their movies on the unlucky Friday the 13th, when they’re down on their luck. Maybe they’ll … Continue reading

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Airheads (1994)

Release Date: August 5, 1994. Director: Michael Lehmann. Stars: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler. Runtime: 92 min. Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic … Continue reading

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Detroit Rock City (1999)

Release Date: August 13, 1999. Director: Adam Rifkin. Stars: Edward Furlong, James DeBello, Sam Huntington. Runtime: 95 min. Music isn’t one of my passions. I love the idea of it – but since I don’t have an iPod, or even a decent pair … Continue reading

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