Paul Bartel is a gentleman of the perverse. This hilarious comedy is a demented take on how the modern Blandings build their dream house: by knocking out the "perverts" who answer their personal ads.
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You have to admire Michael Almereyda's contemporary rendition of Shakespeare's Hamlet if for no other reason than its audacity in staging one of the passive prince's timeless soliloquies in the Action aisle of his local Blockbuster. “Go Home Happy,” chirps the store banner in the background.