Monday, August 19, 2013
THE BEACH GIRLS (1982)
What you get here is an 80's teen sex comedy which is a lot like a 70's teen sex comedy but even dumber. According to this film marijuana fixes all problems and can save the world. I'm not too sure about that reality since anytime I've smoked it all I felt was sleepy and stupid but it sure seems a lot more fun in the movie. In addition to gratuitous pot smoking you get tons of naked flesh, bad jokes, a gay fleet of coast guards, idiotic racial stereotypes and even a stupid kung-fu scene thrown in for no reason. This whole film is basically one big party scene with a very slim storyline about a prudish gal who just needs to get drunk and high in order to lighten up a little bit. I guess there are worse messages they coulda went with. The cast is mostly made up of no one recognizable except this one blonde chick(Tessa Richarde) that was in THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN and this other lady(Mary Jo Catlett) who plays that nosy neighbor in SERIAL MOM. Adam Roarke is in this also and I know he was in a few biker films from the 70's but he looks very different here. This is definitely a time-capsule from a land before ironic and depressed humans were the majority. I'm sure this was shown a bunch on USA's UP ALL NIGHT and other late-night cable channel's back in the day. Check it out for some stupid laughs.