“Tuff Turf” Defies Quality

Now Showing on The Greene Screene: Tuff Turf (1985) AKA Into the Spaderverse #8

“I don’t think you can hold onto anything until you let it go.” -James Spader’s Morgan Hiller

Before Say Anything, before Ferris Bueller’s Day Off there was this racist, homophobic and fascinating time capsule that did the boom box and Twist and Shout thang a lot less successfully.

On its surface, this James Spader and Robert Downey Jr. sexy-off is quite problematic, but at a certain point…