The Recasting Couch Ep. 53: Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Bad Boys, baby. Bad Boys for lyfe. The movie that was based off of the 1987 Inner Circle hit song. Or maybe not. Honestly, I can barely understand anything they are singing outside of the chorus, so it could be about Shakespeare for all I know. Either way, the song is catchy as shit, and so is this movie. This was the first film Will Smith did since his big screen debut in Six Degrees of Separation. Up until this point, he was always funny and cool, but this was the first thing to solidify him as a total badass as well. He then went on to make Independence Day the next summer, and Men in Black the summer after that. Hell of a start to a movie career. Continue reading “The Recasting Couch Ep. 53: Bad Boys”

The Recasting Couch Ep. 28: Men In Black

MIB

 

“Unh…here come the MIB’s…unh…here come the MIB’s..unh…The good guys dress in black, remember that, just in case you ever face-to-face or make contact. The title held by me, MIB, because you thought what you saw you did NOT SEE.”

Remember that song you heard 5,000 times during the summer of 1997? Well that song actually had a movie based off of it… Continue reading “The Recasting Couch Ep. 28: Men In Black”

The Recasting Couch Ep. 11: Enemy of the State

 

Enemy of the State

 

On this week’s episode, we recast Enemy of the State. What’s strange about this movie is that it was a complete hit by box office standards, but one that very few people remember a whole lot about. Whenever I told a friend about the next movie we were doing, all of them had a delayed reaction, followed by, “…oh, the one with Will Smith? I never saw it” Full disclosure: I saw it when it first came out, and I couldn’t even recall the plot of it. Continue reading “The Recasting Couch Ep. 11: Enemy of the State”