Buckaroo Banzai is a renaissance man, a top neurosurgeon, particle physicist, race car driver, rock star and comic book hero. He and the Hong Kong Cavaliers, his super team of sidekicks / band-members, must save the world by defeating inter-dimensional aliens called Red Lectroids from Planet 10.
Like a lot of great comic book style sci-fi, the movie has the sense that it’s a smaller part of a whole. Like there were dozens of adventures before hand and that there will be more in the future. There’s even promise of more to come in the end credits of the movie…alas, no other movies were ever made (though you can track down some comics).
I’ve been praising up this film the last lil’ while to those poor souls who are unaware of it by saying that if they haven’t seen it, it’s the coolest movie that they’ve never seen. And I’m pretty sure that that statement will ring true for all those who come and check out our second round of Sunday Night Geek Nights.
Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Clancy Brown, Christopher Llyod and Jeff Goldblum dressed as a flamboyant cowboy! What more could you want from a movie!? Plus, we’ve have some cool 80’s action figures and comic book prizes to give away thanks to our friends at the Comic Book Shoppe.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension – Sunday May 16th – 9PM
Only at the Mayfair, only for Sunday Night Geek Night