origin for the "mutant bar blues" scene on VH1, Sat. 8/8 @ 4 and 11 PM
#1
As discussed in other threads, the bit where Cleo sings the blues in a mutant bar in "Run Cleo Run" came from a cute scene in a Chris Columbus-directed film starring Elizabeth Shue called "Adventures in Babysitting."

It comes on cable regularly, and tonight (Thurs. 8/12) it's on Oxygen at 8 PM EDT. Fun film for little kids too. :bg:

Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

To help a friend, a suburban baby sitter drives into downtown Chicago with her two charges and a neighbor. Adult Situations; Language.

Cast: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Calvin Levels, Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller, George Newbern, John Ford Noonan, Bradley Whitford, Ron Canada, John Davis Chandler, Dan Ziskie, Lolita Davidovich, Allen Aarons, John Dee, Marcia Bennett, Monica Devereux, Clarke Devereux, Rummy Bishop.
Director(s): Chris Columbus.


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#2
That the same CC that did the first two Harry Potter movies?
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#3
That's our boy. Got his start as a writer for Spielberg's production company, penning "Gremlins," "The Goonies," and the very Harry Potter-esque "Young Sherlock Holmes." This was his directorial debut, after which he moved on up to the (extremely) big time with "Home Alone," "9 Months," "Mrs. Doubtfire," etc.

Note: "Thor" in this was played by Vincent D'Onofrio, such an incredible character actor that he's created several memorable roles, yet no one knows it's the same guy! He's now the slightly-manic/obsessive police Detective Goren on "Law and Order: Criminial Intent," but he was also the alien-possessed villain in "Men in Black," the crazed, reality-morphing killer in J-Lo's "The Cell," the gentle creator of the Conan stories, Robert E. Howard, in "The Whole Wide World," and the doomed "Private Pyle" in Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket."
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*L* I liked "Adventures in Babysitting"...and I remember that scene where she sings the Babysitting Blues.
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#5
"Nobody gets outta here without singin' tha blues." :bounce:

This is on the Oxygen network tonight, Sunday, 2/13, at 6 PM EST.
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#6
This is being rerun, again on Oxygen, this week. 7 and 9 PM EDT tonight (Wed. 3/14) and Saturday 3/17 at... 7 PM I think.
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[COLOR="RoyalBlue"]For whatever reasons, Oxygen is all about this film this week:

Wed. July 4, 8:00 AM
Wed. July 4, 11:00 PM
Sat. July 7, 6:00 PM
Sun. July 8, 1:00 AM (i.e. late night Saturday the 7th)
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Various stations have been showing this like crazy recently for reasons unknown. VH1 has it this coming Sat. Aug. 8th at 4 and 11 PM - and it doesn't even have a bunch of vintage 80's songs in it or anything... :confused:
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