RB2 – Beetlejuice

Reels, Booze & Bro’s aka RB2 hosts Brian & Jay, along with Reel Bro fan Kev ask bring you a review of a classic movie. Though we can’t say his name 3x or he will appear. Maybe drink some booze with us. We don’t know.  Tune in for Beetlejuice! Ah, 2 more times.

Beetlejuice: A Spooky and Hilarious Cult Classic

Beetlejuice is a classic comedy-horror film that was released in 1988 and directed by Tim Burton. This cult classic has become a beloved favorite among movie fans for its unique blend of spooky and funny, and its enduring charm.

  1. A Unique Blend of Comedy and Horror

Beetlejuice tells the story of a recently deceased couple, Adam and Barbara Maitland, who find themselves trapped in their home as ghosts. They soon realize that their home has been sold to a living family, the Deetzes, who are looking to renovate the house. Adam and Barbara try to scare away the living inhabitants but are unsuccessful. They then enlist the help of Beetlejuice, a mischievous and unstable bio-exorcist, to help them get rid of the living family.

The movie is filled with dark humor, witty one-liners, and slapstick comedy that keeps audiences laughing throughout. The horror elements are also present, with creepy ghosts, ghoulish creatures, and bizarre sets that create a spooky atmosphere.

  1. A Tim Burton Masterpiece

Beetlejuice is a true masterpiece of Tim Burton’s career. The film’s visual style, set design, and overall aesthetic are classic Burton, with a gothic and macabre flair. The movie’s quirky and offbeat characters are also typical of Burton’s work, with Michael Keaton’s portrayal of Beetlejuice being a standout performance.

The film’s soundtrack, composed by Danny Elfman, is also iconic, with its eerie and playful score that perfectly captures the movie’s tone.

  1. A Classic that Endures

Despite being over 30 years old, Beetlejuice has maintained its status as a beloved cult classic. The movie’s unique blend of horror and comedy, combined with Tim Burton’s signature style, has made it a timeless favorite among movie fans.

Beetlejuice has also spawned a successful cartoon series, a Broadway musical, and a planned sequel that has been in development for years.

In conclusion, Beetlejuice is a must-watch for any fan of the macabre, as well as anyone who enjoys a good laugh. This iconic movie has stood the test of time and continues to charm audiences with its dark humor, spooky sets, and memorable characters.

If you’re looking for a movie that’s spooky, hilarious, and a bit weird, then Beetlejuice is the perfect movie for you! Just be careful what you say three times, or you might end up with a pesky bio-exorcist on your hands!”

Booze we had for the podcast

  • Style: IPA Imperial/Double
  • ABV: 8.2%
  • From: Mason’s Brewing Company
  • Style: IPA Imperial/Double New England
  • ABV: 8%
  • From: Three 3’s Brewing Co.