|EASY WHEELS (director/writer: David O'Malley; screenwriters: Sam Raimi/Ivan Raimi; cinematographer: James Lemmo; editor: John Currin; music: John Ross; cast: Paul Le Mat (Bruce), Eileen Davidson (She Wolf), Marjorie Bransfield (Wendy), Jon Menick (Professor), Barry Livingston (Reporter), Ben Stein (Church Minister), George Plimpton (Surgeon), Karen Russell (Candy); Runtime: 94; MPAA Rating: R; producer: Dimitri Villard; Fries (New Star Entertainment); 1989)|
|"The best thing I can say about
it, is that it's not as stupid as it could
by Dennis Schwartz
No one should want
to be credited with writing such a bad film.
Writer Sam Raimi pulled his name off the credits
and replaced it with the name of his mother
Celia Adams. David O'Malley ("Kid
Colter"/"Awesome Lotus"/"Dark Honeymoon") directs as
if it's a silly satire of a biker pic. The best thing
I can say about it, is that it's not as stupid as it
could have been. But aside from being smutty and
saddled with an unbelievable plot, it's incoherent.
The film is set in the Midwest.
Wolf (Eileen Davidson) was raised by wolves as a baby.
She's the macho leader of a man-hating female biker
gang. They steal babies to be raised by wolves.
(Paul Le Mat) leads a group of
leather-clad bikers tracking down the kidnapping gal
biker gang. The men heroes also sing doo-wop gospel.
George Plimpton has a walk-on as a surgeon. Probably took the part after performing a lobotomy on himself.
REVIEWED ON 7/3/2015 GRADE: C+
Dennis Schwartz: "Ozus' World Movie Reviews"
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