What: A weird science magic sex genie helps two boys grow up a little bit? sorta?
Directed by: John Hughes
Starring: Bill Paxton, Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock
Recommended and Related Media
Made of the Future/Weird Science
The pulp comic on which the movie was based.
Read it at Mars Will Send no More
Frankenstein – Episode 29
Another episode of this very show where we covered man using smagic (science magic) to create life! Except in this case man learns something about his hubris. Featuring Joe Ruppel, history nerd.
Listen to it here
And the Brat Pack. Uncle Buck and Breakfast Club.
Science so unscientific, it is magic: smagic. Callbacks to pygmalion and Frankenstein.
Boy howdy. Literally using a barbie to create a living sex object. Consent. Creating sex bots. The 1950s comic on which the movie was based.
What are they? what are we? Geeks? Nerds? Both?
Adolescence sucks. Being a sexually frustrated teenage boy. Fantasies and ethical concerns.
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