The Fly (1986)

It’s gross (that fingernail scene–*shudder*), it’s gloomy (Brundle’s pad is a perfect set), and unquestionably glorious in its gory sci-fi camp. Goldblum shines all the way through, from awkwardly charming and secretly hunkalicious-in-the-80s scientist to wild-eyed eccentric (“Drink deep, or taste not, the plasma spring!”) to morbidly witty Brundlefly (“The medicine cabinet is now the Brundle Museum of Natural History”) to tragic monster (“I’m an insect who dreamt he was a man and loved it”).


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