Posts tagged "better off dead"

Our 10 Favorite Real Band Performances In Movies

Over the weekend, I went to a brunch screening of the John Cusack classic "Better Off Dead." I've seen it about a zillion times before -- isn't it the best? -- but I'd forgotten about the New Year's Eve dance scene. In it, Cusack and pals go to a school dance where E.G. Daily sing…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 23, 2012

Unlikely Style Icon: Monique, The French Girl In “Better Off Dead”

I watched the '80s classic "Better Off Dead" this weekend, and wow, hindsight really is 20/20. First off, it's pretty clear that John Cusack's character Lane Meyer is kind of an obsessive psycho when it comes to his girlfriend Beth. Um, hangers with her picture on them? Cuh-raaaaaazy. Second, Beth is pretty much a wet…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2012