Heathers," "Dr. Strangelove," and "Dogma." But none of them hit the spot as much as one of my absolute favorites, so what better time to write about it. Get out your guns and reunion invitations because we are talking about "Grosse Pointe Blank" today!
From 1997, "Grosse Pointe Blank" tells the story of a hit man, Martin Blank, who starts to become more and more stressed by his work. He finally decides to go back to his home town in Michigan for his 10-year high school reunion...and pickup a job while he's out there. Yet when he reconnects with his long-lost high school girlfriend (the love of his life), he begins to question his morals about life and killing. It's a hilarious comedy starring John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd, Joan Cusack, Jeremy Piven, and Alan Arkin.
Say Anything..." (1989) and has been training with him ever since. It was Cusack who decided Urquidez would be perfect for the part in "Grosse Pointe Blank."
So, get your dark kicks this week as you laugh at the 14-body-count comedy "Grosse Pointe Blank." You're sure to have a good time. Until Friday. Have a great week, everyone!
(Post-tidbit: John Cusack actually went to his 10-year high school reunion in 1994...but only because he and the producers of "Grosse Pointe Blank" bet each other that if they managed to get the financing for the film, they would all have to attend their reunions.)