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Movie: Robots

In a robot world, a young idealistic inventor travels to the big city to join his inspiration's company, only to find himself opposing its sinister new management. [more inside]
posted by zinon on Oct 2, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Putney Swope

Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge. Renaming the business "Truth and Soul, Inc.", he replaces the tight regime of monied white ad men with his militant brothers. Soon afterwards, however, the power that comes with its position takes its toll on Putney... [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Sep 14, 2018 - 0 comments

Movie: Blazing Saddles

In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 13, 2018 - 36 comments

Movie: The Producers

Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 19, 2016 - 10 comments

Movie: Young Frankenstein

An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, travels to his family's home country and discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 1, 2016 - 22 comments

Movie: Hotel Transylvania 2

Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 22, 2015 - 3 comments

Movie: My Favorite Year

A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 24, 2014 - 8 comments

My Favorite Year

My Favorite Year is a 1983 comedy/drama about a young writer's experience, during one week, on the set of a variety/comedy live TV show. It starred Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna, Bill Macy, and more in an ensemble cast. Directed by Richard Benjamin. Are people interested in planning a viewing, and discussion of, "My Favorite Year"? [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 7, 2014 - 12 comments

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