Where Did You Go? Part 10


Are you ready for another installment of “Where Did You Go”? No? Well, too  bad because I have the microphone so YOU WILL LISTEN TO EVERY WORD I HAVE TO SAY. Sorry.

newlander and feldmanIt’s the Frog brothers from the movie Lost boys! Actually it is Jamie Newlander and Corey Feldman. We all know how Corey is doing so we can skip that half-stack and move on to Jamie; the real lost boy. It’s funny to watch this movie and see those two act as “tough vampire killers” brandishing stakes and talking in ridiculously low voices.

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Besides The Lost Boys, Jamie hasn’t done too much other than the 1988 remake of The Blob, an after school special, and producing some other films here and there. He did make an appearance on the reality train wreck, Two Coreys. And even better news, IDBM has him scheduled for a Lost Boys 3. I am looking forward to that because from what I heard about Lost Boys: The Tribe, it can only get better.

2314598065_d79211639bTWWWOOO WEEEEEKKKSSS! Man, did this part of Total Recall blow my mind. And to be honest, really disturbed me. Priscilla Allen, (seen above) hit a home run in her freak out role as the malfunctioning costume that went haywire on Arnold. I suppose it’s just my weird thing with seizures.

priscilla allenThis sucks. Priscilla left us back last year after a long fight with cancer. I hate learning this while writing these but I guess that’s how we find out. As a native Sad Diego gal she really spent most of her life there as a drama student turned teacher. She had a few roles including Total Recall, The Naked Truth, Let Others Suffer and above all else a couple episodes of “Happy Days”. She mainly taught and did live performances. I am sorry that we lost you Priscilla. I am also sorry you were cast as the “fat lady” in Total Recall. But I will never think of a fortnight the same.

2290006229_d0a1ac110b“Here’s a quarter. Go downtown and have a rat gnaw that thing off your face. Good day, Madam.”

There are people who play small parts in movies that really can make scenes memorable. Mrs. Hogarth was one of them. When she was chewed out by John Candy in the movie Uncle Buck for referring to his niece as a silly-heart, you can’t help but applaud. The kid was classic in that scene too.

people2Man, Suzanna Shepherd has made a great career at being the grumpy grandma. I think her role in Good Fellas stuck with me and maybe it’s just that she reminded me so much of my own Grandmother on my Mom’s side. You know the type…(love you Grandma!) Anywho, she has been around town and has done amazing work. She is not the most obscure actress on the “where did you go” thing I have been doing but I just haven’t seen her around. Actually, I kind of thought she was chilling with Priscilla.

noahsmitEnter Taran Noah Smith: the youngest of the Taylor family in the hit 90’s comedy,  Home Improvement. Back in the day, Taran, who played the character Mark Taylor, was the cute little brother that fell pray to his mischievous older brothers. He was kind of the naive child that lived under the protection of Jill and try as he may, Tim couldn’t make him tough. But as the years progressed, Mark morphed from an innocent cute kid to a gangly goth goof. And really, in real life Taran did the same thing. My how life can imitate art.

who-was-on-home-improvement-taran-noah-smithWell, Taran’s career after Home Improvent never really florished. He married a woman 16 years his senior, sued his parents for his trust fund and started his own Vegan/Organic restruant called Playfood in California. Sadly he divorced and his home has been foreclosed and I believe Playfood went tits up. Oh yeah, I read he returned home to his parents house. Ouch. Good luck, Taran!

The_HitchhikerI think Rob Zombie said it best when he commented on the actors in the 1974 Texas Chainsaw Massacre. “Are these actors or did Tobe Hooper hire crazy people for this film? Man, these crazy people sure can act.”

I think the actor Edwin Neal has always been the one horror film actor that truly chilled me. Playing ‘The Hitchhiker”, his body movements to shifty eyes and crazy twitching movements, almost as if he was in the mid stages of muscular dystrophy, he nailed the one person you would never want to pick up on the side of the road.

edwin_nealEdwin has had a pretty long career after TCM. He did JFK with Oliver Stone and My Boyfriend’s Back. Most of his success as of late has come from his voiceovers to foriegn animation films and even Japanese pheonomenon action shows like the Power Rangers. Who knew, you know?

The cool thing about this guy is the fact he was awarded the bronze star with valor during the Vietnam War. I remember an interview he did about the filming of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and he recalled it being as horrific as some of his war experiences. Now that’s a crazy horror movie! Oh yeah, he also resides in Texas to this day. Nice.

starThat’s Xur. He escaped in the movie The Last Starfighter. He set up a sequal and they never came through. Fuck that and fuck Xur. I am so bitter about that let down I could care less who the guy played Xur is. So that’s that. Stay tuned for part 11. I’ll get to it.

13 Comments

  1. Cool. We have similar tastes in movies. I have both watched the Lost Boys and the Wedding Singer several times. And Total Recall. I want a Mark.

    • Mark? Not a Randy?

      • Nah I want a sweet boy not a sarcastic one. Even though I do fantasize about having a daughter like Darlene from the show Roseanne sometimes. She has a couple of kids with her lesbian partner IRL. That isn’t why lol I love her sarcastic one liners on that show.

  2. Aaaahhhhh, your WDYG posts are what lured me to your site (haahahha! I accidentally typed SHITE there…backspace backspace), so I love these updates!

    I found it hard to watch later seasons of Home Improvement because that kid got so gangly and awkward, and suddenly lost any hint of acting skills. But he’s apparently a vegan (nice to know) so we’re on the same team! Go Taran!!!

    Very much looking forward to the next Lost Boys. Although I didn’t know there was a second one???

    I learn so much on Veggiemacabre! It’s like school, without the doodling on my notebook and staring at the wall.

    • I thought of you when I learned he was a vegan. Funny, huh?

      The second Lost Boys was a straight to DVD movie and I heard it sucked duck dick times two.

      Did you notice I misspelled “weeks”? Yikes.

  3. Hive five to you and your Where Did You Go? posts! I used to have The Lost Boys movie poster hanging up on my bedroom wall between the one for Dumb and Dumber and Mixed Nuts (geez I hope my home decorating skills have improved since then). I was just thinking of Lost Boys last night watching Jason Patrick in his new movie and wondering if Target has it in their $5 bin.

    • I’m sure it is in the $5 bin. Betcha $5.

  4. I always wondered what happened to the Fat Suit Lady from Total Recall. And now I know!

  5. I’m Moley Russell’s wart.

  6. Lost Boys: The Tribe is 2 hours or so of my life that I want back. You don’t have them sitting around do you? Cause I could really use them.

    Fat Total Recall lady still freaks me out. I hate that she’s no longer with us, but her disturbingness still goes strong.

    I’m glad that if you were picking secondary TCM characters that you went with The Hitchhiker, and not the guy in the wheelchair. I don’t give 2 farts about whatever happened to him. I’m still so annoyed and angered by his character that just the thought of him makes my blood pressure go up. I don’t think I’ve ever wanted a character to die in a movie more than I wanted him to snuff it.

    • I second Frankie getting buzzed. As Matt once said, “..he’s the character that you NEEDED to see dead.”


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