Pinhole Movie Reviews


Diner by tincolor

Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Timothy Daly, and Paul Reiser are the guys that frequent the titular diner in a film about a group of friends coming to terms with what it means to grow up, settle down and get married.  Set in 1959, this is a film as much about the era as it is about its characters. I imagine part of this film’s appeal is its excellent art direction, but no matter how pretty and nostalgic everything looks on screen, when most of your characters are jerks, it’s hard to get too into the film. In many ways, the East Cost version of American Graffiti. Watchable, maybe worth checking out.

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Yes, it’s true they are all pretty loathsome and their antics are not as fun as antics should be — especially that whole “wig to look like Carol Heathrow” scene. WTF? But I love this movie anyway.

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