Martin Short

Larry “Doc” Sportello is surprised when his former girlfriend shows up on his doorstep and explains and a plot involving her billionaire boyfriend, his wife, and her boyfriend. The plan for kidnapping gets shaken up by the oddball characters entangled in this groovy kidnapping romp based upon the novel by Thomas Pynchon.


Frankenweenie ultimately proves that Burton was right to resurrect the project. You will believe a dog can fry.


Tonight’s entry comes at the behest of my Mr. Eric Melin, who assured me that 1994’s “Clifford”, directed by Paul Flaherty, would be the kind of cult romp practically made for Insomniac Movie Theater. And boy, is it ever. “Clifford” features the dynamite comedy duo of Martin Short and Charles Grodin, the former enjoying the [...]