Rumor has it Criterion planned to release this John Hughes comedy, just as the company had released The Breakfast Club, until someone considered the possible backlash from SJWs for the film's un-PC elements. But that's just a rumor.
Some of the Fake Criterion covers I've whipped together were intended for little more than a laugh. Others represent sincere wishful thinking on my part. This pair of Fake Criterions represents one of the latter titles.
My late mother the hippie didn't find it humorous at all and despised the film completely. Years later, she continued referring to Joe as one of the most incendiary movie experiences she'd ever had.
"Of course later, when the picture [The Private Files Of J. Edgar Hoover] was coming out and Saturday Night Live asked him to host, he was really drinking. They started worrying he wouldn’t make it to the broadcast. They had cast members babysitting him, but he kept going off to this bar downstairs, Hurley’s. They … Continue reading You Put Belushi In Charge?
Lucifer? That's okay. Satanic? Not okay. How absurd.