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October 9, 2018

Thirty-five years ago, a strange little sci-fi comedy called Earth Girls are Easy premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival to not-very-good reviews. Watching it today is to fall into a time warp back to the 1980s where perms reign supreme and Jim Carrey was but a fledgling young comedian. It’s flimsy but sweet and full of some fun musical numbers. However, there is one scene that feels like an undeniable exemplification of one of our enduring obsessions. The basic plot follows three colorful furry aliens who land in California and befriend Geena Davis in full valley girl mode. As is befitting a 1980s comedy, there is a makeover scene for the aliens. Once their fur is shaven away, the leader of the group emerges shirtless from a tanning bed and wouldn’t you know it, it turns out he’s Jeff Goldblum. And boy, does that rock Geena Davis’s world. Read More here

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