SUPER MARIO BROS.
ANNABEL JANKEL, ROCKY MORTON | USA, UNITED KINGDOM, JAPAN, FRANCE | 1993 | 104 MIN | PG | ENGLISH | 35MM
The brothers may not be Italian, Dennis Hopper may not be a dinosaur, Daisy may not be Peach, Yoshi may not be cute and cuddly, and who knows what’s up with the goombas, but this was our dynamic plumbing duo of the 90s.
Cast: Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper
Part of the Philadelphia Film Society’s Guilty Treasures series
Sometimes a film can make your head spin and heart sing with a script that captures the entire human condition, performances that come from the soul, and a rousing, triumphant score. Sometimes a film can just make you laugh and yell “How?!?” or “Why?!?!” a thousand times.