The Girl Who Buttafuocoed
Today's scandal-starved starlets could learn a thing or two from Amy Fisher, the Long Island jailbait who had an affair with a married father of two, shot his wife in the face in 1992 and served seven years in prison. And now she's an amateur porn star! (Ball is in your court, Amanda Bynes.) No sooner did poor Mary Jo Buttafuoco get her speech back than all three major networks aired made-for-TV movies inspired by the love triangle: The Amy Fisher Story starring Drew Barrymore, Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story with Alyssa Milano and Lethal Lolita -- Amy Fisher: My Story with Noelle Parker, which combined look like one, long early Aerosmith video minus the music. As part of Everything Is Festival IV: The Dreamquest, Cinefamily takes us back 20 years to the era of mullets and weightlifter pants and screens Triple Fisher: The Lethal Lolitas of Long Island, a mash-up of sorts in which director Dan Kapelovitz attempts to compare and contrast the three movies. According to our summation, Parker is the most sympathetic, Milano is the most convincing and Barrymore has the worst accent -- "I'm outta heeyah." Kapelovitz discusses the film with none other than the guido god himself, Joey Buttafuoco. Hands off, ladies, he's since remarried. Cinefamily, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., Fairfax District; Thurs., Aug. 15, mid.; $12. (323) 655-2510, cinefamily.org.
Thu., Aug. 15, 2013
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