Monkey shine

monkey trick.

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The company's brands include Grease Monkey, SpeeDee, LubePro's and Monkey Shine, as well as over 40 Havoline xpress lube locations "Driven by Grease Monkey" in Georgia, Illinois, Wisconsin and Florida.
Some of the franchisers, so far, working with the program are: Camp Bow Wow and Home Buddies, Grease Monkey and Monkey Shine Franchising, and Smiling Moose Deli.
The company's brands include: Grease Monkey, SpeeDee, LubePro's and Monkey Shine car wash.
Between other Dead films he directed the 1981 film Knightriders starring Ed Harris, the 1988 movie Monkey Shines (first studio-produced film, which introduced him to Grunwald) and Two Evil Eyes , a 1990 horror film he made with Italian filmmaker Dario Argento inspired by Edgar Allan Poe short stories.
Romero's following feature films will be screened: Night of the Living Dead (1968); There's Always Vanilla (1971); Season of the Witch (1972); The Crazies (1973); Martin (1977); Dawn of the Dead (1978); Knightriders (1981); Creepshow (1982); Day of the Dead (1985); Monkey Shines (1988); Two Evil Eyes (1990), co-directed by Dario Argento; The Dark Half (1993); Bruiser (2000); Land of the Dead (2005); Diary of the Dead (2007); Survival of the Dead (2009).
MONKEY SHINES WHEN he's not making movies about zombies - now there's a genre that's pretty much been done to death - George A Romero made this effective chiller about a quadriplegic man who's given a resourceful capuchin monkey as a home helper.
District 9, Monkey Shines, Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes.
Denial is often a key feature in Romero's cinema and Monkey Shines emphasizes this feature, one often ignored by those audience members seeking only the dubious pleasures of special effects.
With these factors in mind, it would be natural to dismiss Monkey Shines as one of Romero's failed works deserving little attention.
Although lacking naturalism's stylistic features, Monkey Shines does have several parallels to one of the genre's major premises, namely, the thin division between savagery and civilization characteristic of late nineteenth and early twentieth century literature.
After a studio disclaimer concerning the treatment of capuchin monkeys used in Boston University's program to help the disabled, Monkey Shines opens with a tranquil image of Allan's house.
He has directed more than a dozen films and television shows in the horror/suspense genre, starting with Night of the Living Dead (1968) and including Dawn of the Dead (1978), Tales from the Darkside television series (1984), Day of the Dead (1985), Monkey Shines (1988).