is a silly but well-acted sex comedy that begins with Alex and Emily (Adam Scott and Orange Is The New Black star Taylor Schilling), a thirtysomething couple newly arrived in suburban Los Angeles, being enthusiastically invited round for an impromptu dinner by the persuasive Kurt (Jason Schwartzman) who they’ve just met in the park and who, slightly disconcertingly, really won’t take no for an answer.
As the latest film in the series is prepared for release, the one from 1984 that started it all off is back in cinemas.
– TV actor “The Pretender” Wilder, Gene – actor (Jerome Silberman) Winkler, Henry – actor (‘The Fonze’ on ‘Happy Days’) Wolf, Scott – Party of Five Wyle, Noah – actor – E. Yetnikoff, Walter – ex-manager of Michael Jackson Zuehra Elfassia – singer – Morocco Hoskins, Bob – Roger Rabitt, Cotton Club, Ex-Kibbutznik, Sephardim Effi – Israeli hot head ( MTV’s Road Rules) Jean-Pierre Barda – actor, member of Swedish dance band Army Of Lovers Sarah Jessica Parker – actress Dinah Manoff – actress – “Empty Nest” Mike Diamond – musician (Beastie Boys) Chaim Goldberg – artist of the Shtetl Culture Melanie Chartoff – actress Sara Silverman – commedian Sophie Marceau – french actress Braveheart daughter of Marcel Howie Mandel – comedian Phil Ochs – topical folk singer Howard Ashman – lyricist Little Shop of Horrors, Disney animated features Debra Winger – actress Clare Carey – actress, coach Kevin Kline – actor, A Fish Called Wanda Lenny Kravitz – singer, guitarist Harry Houdini – magician and escape artist Neil Diamond – musician, singer, actor Dustin Hoffman – actor Jack Hart – real name Barry Horowitz wrestler in the WWF & WCW Goldberg – real name Bill Goldberg, wrestler, WCW Champion Raven – real name Scott Levy, wrestler, former WCW Champion Dean Malenko – wrestler, former WCW champion Jon Lovitz – actor, comedian (Saturday Night Live, The Critic) Isaac Asimov – sci-fi writer Susanna Hoffs – singer in the Bangles Di Di Conn – actress Christine Lakin – Step by Step Herman Wouk – author of War and Remembrance Gilda Radner – comedian, Saturday Night Live Jason Alexander – actor (George Castanza on ‘Seinfeld’) Joseph Gordon – Levitt – actor on 3rd Rock From The Sun Bette Midler – actress, singer Michael Landon – Little House On The Prairie (Eugene Orowitz – real name) Al Jolson – singer, actor Paula Prentiss – actress Robert Redford – actor Describes himself as ‘half Jewish’.
Alan Jay Lerner – lyricist (My Fair Lady) Leslie Ann Warren – actress Jonathan Silverman – actor Marc Chagall – Painter, visual artist Boris Karloff – actor Gene Simmons – singer/bass player for Kiss Israeli/Turkish, real name Haim Witz (or Gene Klein) Jeremy Priven – actor on Ellen Joan Collins – actress Jerry Lewis – comedian, actor, director Gilbert Gottfried – comedian Jonny Clegg – South african musician Hank Azaria – cartoon voices in Simpsons and starred in Birdcage Gilad Gelfond and David Cygielman – rappers Michael Jackson – ABC talk radio host Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
Jeremy, Ron – disgusting porn actor Joel, Billy – musician Jolsen, Al – singer, mummer, cantor Kaufman, Andy – Latka on Taxi, strange humorist, Saturday Night Live guest Klein, Calvin – fashion designer Kudrow, Lisa – actress, Friends Kurtz, Swoosie – actress Lamour, Dorothy – actress Lawrence, Steve – singer, skeptic, husband of Eydie Gorme Lee, Geddy – lead singer and bass player of the Band Rush Lee, Michelle – actress – Knots Landing Luner, Jamie – actress, TV Show “Savannah” Manilow, Barry – musician, singer Marcell, Bibi & Other – Klezmer Performers Marley, Bob – Reggae artist (father was Jewish, mother black) Marx Groucho – comedian Marx, Harpo – comedian Matthau, Walter – comedian, actor Martins, Luciano Costa – Brazilian musician (mother mulatta, father indian/jewish) Meyer, Jeffrey – NY Yankees Margulies, Julianna – ER Actress Mayer, Louis B.
– founder & director at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Meyers, Ari – actress / Kate and Allie Minelli, Liza – (Lisa Minelli) singer, actress Mitchell, Andrea – NBC News reporter, wife of Alan Greenspan Monroe, Marilyn – official certificate of her conversion to Judaism, Dated July 1, 1956 Mostel, Zero – actor, comedian, painter Neuwirth, Bebe – Lilith on Cheers Newman, Paul – actor Newton John, Olivia – Australian pop singer Nimoy, Leonard – Actor (Star Trek’s ‘Spock’) Oistrakh, David – violinist Owens, Ronn – San Francisco/Los Angeles talk show host Page, Steve – lead singer of the Barenaked Ladies Patinkin, Mandy – actor (Chicago Hope) Peczynski, Dominika – actress (Dominikas Planet), member of Swedish dance band Army Of Lovers Perlman, Itzhak – violinist Pleshette, Suzanne – actress The Bob Newhart Show Portman, Natalie – actress Presley, Elvis – Jewish maternal grandparent Raffi – children’s entertainer Rainer, Luise – actress Ramone, Joey – lead singer of the Ramones Reed, Lou – musician Richler, Mordechai – Montreal author, screenwriter Rickles, Don – comedian, actor Rickman, Alan – actor (Sense and Sensibility, Die Hard, Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) Rivers, Joan – comedian, writer, jeweler, actress Reiser, Paul – actor, “Mad About You” Reudor – cartoonist, author, creator of comic strip and books featuring The Doodle Family Rhodes, Bernie – first manager of rock band The Clash Rivera, Geraldo – talk show host Roth, David Lee – Van Halen Ryder, Winona – actress Sachs, Nelly – poet Sandler, Adam – comedian Schlessinger, Dr.
If I tell you that the distinctly A-list Jennifer Aniston is content to appear lower down the bill, as a short-tempered shrink treating several of the characters, that gives you some idea of the high regard in which Bogdanovich is still held. Poots is lively and likeable, Aniston and Ifans are both very funny and it’s lovely to see the great Cybill Shepherd – who got her big break in The Last Picture Show – doing her loyal bit as Izzy’s mum.
is a distinctly slow-moving Western that sees Michael Fassbender playing a bounty hunter who rides to the rescue of a naïve and romantically inclined young Scotsman (Kodi Smit-Mc Phee) who has come out to Colorado to find the girl he fell in love with back home.
Dylan) Hoffmann, Gaby – actress, movies Hoskins, Bob – Roger Rabitt, Cotton Club, Ex-Kibbutznik Howard, Moe – one of the Three Stooges Howard, Shemp – (Samuel “Shemp Howard” Horowitz) Iggy Pop – musician (James Newell Osterberg, Jr.) Irving, Amy – actress Kavner, Julie – actress, voice of Marge Simpson Kaye, Danny – Song-and-Dance Man Keitel, Harvey – actor Pulp Fiction, The Piano, etc.
King, Carole – musician, songwriter Kirshner, Mia – actress Knopfler, Mark – Dire Straits Kramer, Stepfanie – actress Hunter Kubrick, Stanley- director – ”2004″, “A Clockwork Orange”, Etc.
With at least one visual gag that was also in the recent, and very good, Shaun The Sheep movie, and a distinct resemblance to Happy Feet (if you painted minions black and white, wouldn’t they essentially be penguins?
), it’s often difficult to shake off the distinct impression that you’ve seen quite a lot of the film before.
They get separated, lost and end up holed up in a remote mountain cave with no evil leader to serve at all.