American Psycho is one of those movies that didn’t really catch on in theaters, but took on a new life when released on DVD. The film quickly grew a well deserved cult following and joined the ranks of some of the best Internet Memes.
In a brilliant twist of one of the most memorable scenes of the movie, Huey Lewis turns the tables on Christian Bale’s incredible performance by turning everything upside down with his own unbelievably humorous twist of the famous scene. Lewis matches, and some times surpasses the mannerisms and movements of Bale’s original scene. It’s all in fun until Weird Al gets the axe.
The video is part of the promotion for the 30th anniversary of Huey Lewis and the News’Sports album.
There are a lot of bad movies floating around, and there are a lot of bad songs that go along with them. Action films — particularly those from the 1980s — have many of the worst soundtracks, and yet some of our most iconic verses have come from Rocky, The Karate Kid and so forth. Did any of the Members Only-jacket-wearing producers at the time know this would happen? Of course not. Will they take credit for our love of cheesy lyrics and guitar solos? Absolutely.
After the jump, check out 10 oddly mesmerizing songs from the action films of yesteryear. Fair warning: these songs will suck up valuable brain space, and you’ll be singing them for hours.
I admit it — I haven’t grown up. Though I appreciate today’s film classics like Reservoir Dogs, The Shawshank Redemption, 28 Days Later and Donnie Darko, the 80s are where I return when I think, “I’d like to veg out and watch something today.” (more…)