Better Off Dead Archives

Better Off Dead: Just Give the Kid Two Dollars Already (Neon Cinema)
Welcome to 1985, and the absurdly trippy magic of Savage Steve Holland's Better Off Dead. Better Off Dead Image Courtesy Warner Bros John Cusack stars as Lane Meyer, who really, really loves his girlfriend of six months, Beth (Amanda Wyss) Lane has so many pictures of Beth in his room that it's bordering on disturbing Every item[...]
Disney Eyes 'High Fidelity'-Inspired Series with Female Lead for New Streaming Service
As previously reported, Disney's goal is to generate four to five original movies and five TV series during its freshman year, with series budgets expected to cost between $25 million-$35 million for 10 episodes; with a large, potential "tent pole" series possible being capped out at $100 million for a 10-episode season. Directed by Stephen Frears and starring co-screenwriter[...]
David Ogden Stiers
His acting career also took him to film, like playing the father in Better Off Dead and doing voice work for Beauty and the Beast, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Lilo & Stitch He would also appear in other television series like Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place, Murder She Wrote,[...]
The Weekly Static s01e20.3 – 2018 "Cusack" Series: Hulu's Castle Rock
The honor is named after the great John Cusack, the acting "golden god" behind such cinematic masterpieces as One Crazy Summer, Better Off Dead, Grosse Pointe Blank and High Fidelity. Welcome to the third and final act in The Weekly Static's three-part mid-season finale! As we wrap up this little shindig, make sure to check[...]