Adventure in Home Decor (film #2 on Lifestyles USA, Vol. 2 (Something Weird, 2000)). [Category: Industrial]

A cheery 50s housewife has an acid trip (you can tell by the colored lights) and ends up in Formicaland, where a grey-suited "interior decorator" encourages her to cover all of her home's interior surfaces in laminated plastic. This film is incredibly campy. Highlights include the bathrooms, all of which are missing the bathroom's most important accessory, an unbelievable "futuristic" bathroom done in red and white stripes (I want one in my house, except I want a toilet in mine), the opening bit where we see the housewife trying on a series of ugly hats, and the children's room, where the kids are allowed to draw on the walls, since they're made of Formica. I don't think it's possible to be more 50s, more populuxe, or more campy than this film.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: *****. Weirdness: ****. Historical Interest: *****. Overall Rating: *****.

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