Nerds on Film celebrates its one year anniversary with a wrap-up discussion about our most favorite and not so favorite movies of Summer 2013.
One of these days, I’ll learn to contain my emotions when I find out that someone hasn’t heard of a particular movie. Today is not going to be that day however. My roommate has never heard of the Road movies, the classic Hollywood series of seven comedies released between 1940 and 1962 starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Dorothy Lamour. And she’s not the first young whippersnapper I’ve met to not know these movies. Bob Hope was a staple in my formative years (which is why I’m a sucker for good puns), so let me lay down some education for you fine folks who may not know the silly, and politically incorrect, joy that are the Road pictures.
1. truly what something is said to be; authentic.
Very rarely do we find an actor that possesses all the correct elements to be called genuine. In today’s Hollywood, there seems to be this thin veneer of charm actors wear when proceeding to give interviews and greet fans at premieres, yet when seen behind closed doors, the entire room becomes dour as the true nature of the actor is revealed; shallow, uncaring, and narcissistic are the trio of adjectives that we hear the most.