Fletch

Today in Movie History: May 31

What can one say about Fletch, arguably the best film Chevy Chase ever made with a deep and abiding cult following to back it up? It’s as funny as it always was… though it does highlight a tendency of 80s cinema to present some, frankly repugnant characters as heroes. Chase’s Irwin Fletcher is self-important, obnoxious, interpersonally exploitative and sometimes downright cruel. Luckily for …