The Love Bug (7/10) / by Kyle Vernier


I love something about the look of the 1960s Buena Vista movies. They must have used a certain film stock or camera, in addition to using the same production design aesthetics. Also, they were nearly all directed by Robert Stevenson I think it's great how Tennessee and Jim live in an old dilapidated fire station, which has already been sold to a developer to be torn down and turned into apartments. I think Buddy Hackett is great as goofy but enlightened Tennessee, who heats his coffee with a welding torch and talks about his time studying with the monks in Tibet. I found myself laughing out loud numerous times at some of the more cartoonish gags and jokes. Plus, I love VW Beetles.