Ladies and Gentlemen, guest co-host Ralph the Dino Guy, on this 24th of January's BM:
Yikety Yak – Don’t Talk Back
1984 / 106 minutes / unrated
Gwendoline (Tawny Kitaen) escapes from a convent and sneaks herself way into the Far East, with the help of her serving girl, Beth (Zabou Breitman). Gwendoline hopes to find her missing father, who has traveled into an unexplored land called the Yik Yak in search of a new species of butterfly. An innocent stranger in a very strange land, Gwendoline enlists the reluctant help of local tough guy and adventurer, Willard (Brent Huff), to lead her and Beth into deadly territory.
From there, it's one scrape after another for our heroes, including kung fu battles with slave traders, a showdown with some pirates, a fake-looking crocodile, superstitiously cannibalistic natives, poisonous desert winds, and more. Eventually, Gwendoline and company find a mysterious hidden city … made up entirely of women — vicious, dangerous women…
(summary courtesy DVD Verdict)
A French adult fantasy adventure film based on a popular comic book heroine, The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak has been described as Barbarella meets Indiana Jones. It plays out much like an inept live-action interpretation of a Heavy Metal comic, but it is (surprisingly) much less graphic. Even so, if you find the human form offensive, you are advised to watch something else.
Potluck/social hour starts at 7p. Movie starts ~8p. Dessert follows.
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