It’s official: the new Baywatch movie is garbage

I didn’t expect this new Baywatch movie (opening Thursday) to get good reviews, as most film critics are uptight snobs about this sort of fare and the TV series it is based on was absolute cheese. Yet, even by the usual low Baywatch standards the reviews are really awful. It’s running at 20 percent at…

I agree with Pam Anderson! This Baywatch movie is a bad idea!!

   As I have said, making a movie out of an iconic TV show is seldom a good idea. It rarely works out well. It is especially a bad idea to make a movie based on an iconic so-bad-it’s-good TV show, which is exactly what Baywatch was in the Nineties.  The reason people tuned into…

NEWS FROM NOWHERE IS NOW UP FOR A TURKEY-FILLED LONG WEEKEND

Welcome to another News from Nowhere, this time coinciding with Thanksgiving weekend here in frozen Canada — although to be honest, around here it is not “frozen” yet. But it will be, soon enough, so I’m enjoying what is four full days off from work before all that happens. After this post, I intend to…