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The Great Dictator
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In his controversial masterpiece The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin offers both a cutting caricature of Adolf Hitler and a sly tweaking of his own comic persona. Chaplin, in his first pure talkie, brings his sublime physicality to two roles: the cruel yet clownish "Tomainian" dictator and the kindly Jewish barber…
The Kentucky Fried Movie
The original take-off cult classic from the highly successful team of David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker (Airplane, The Naked Gun), this "uproariously funny [film]" - TV Guide launched a thousand laughs and serves as a precursor to the raunch-fests of the '80s and the blockbuster success of the…
Oz
Take a trip down the highway with city runaway Dorothy (Joy Dunstan) as she heads for the city to catch the farewell gig by superstar The Wizard (Graham Matters). Joining her along the way are a surfie who can't find the beach (Bruce Spence), a bikie who can't stand violence…
Down By Law
Director Jim Jarmusch followed up his brilliant breakout film Stranger Than Paradise with another, equally beloved portrait of loners and misfits in the American landscape. When fate brings together three hapless men--an unemployed disc jockey (Tom Waits), a small-time pimp (John Lurie), and a strong-willed Italian tourist (Roberto Benigni)--in a…
A Night in Casablanca
In post-war Casablanca, Ronald Kornblow is hired to run a hotel whose previous managers have all wound up being murdered. French soldier Pierre suspects the involvement of ex-Nazis, specifically Count Pfefferman, in reality the notorious Heinrich Stubel. Pierre is accused of collaborating with the enemy, and attempts to clear to…
Outrageous!
Two misfits find love and support in each other's company. One of them, Robin Turner, is a hairdresser and a gifted female impersonator, who tries out his act in local gay nightclubs. His roommate is Liza Connors, an old high-school friend who is now a mumbling pregnant woman, recently released…
Brewster's Millions
Monty Brewster is the lucky recipient of an $8,000,000 inheritance. But there's a catch; O'Keefe will receive his legacy only if he spends $1,000,000 in two months. Prohibited from giving the money away, O'Keefe invests in several losing propositions, including a flop Broadway musical; alas, every one of his bad…
The Front Page
This Academy Award nominated comedy follows ambitious investigative reporter Hildy Johnson (Pat O'Brien) as he works to get the scoop on an escaped murderer (George E. Stone). Thinking this is the story of a lifetime, Hildy tracks down the killer. However, he soon finds that the accused may not be…
Burke & Hare
Two of the most notorious figures in the history of medicine, William Burke and William Hare were a pair of enterprising street thugs who provided anatomical specimens to the Edinburgh Medical College--often by robbing the graves of the recently dead, sometimes through even more nefarious methods. Derren Nesbitt and Glynn…
David Holzman's Diary
This landmark 1967 faux-documentary finds recently dumped David Holzman (Kit Carson) unloading comic-neurotic monologues straight to the camera. Filmed like cinema verite, it's a well-disguised fiction about the deceptions of cinematic illusionism and the lies we tell ourselves in order to live. New York Times Critics Pick.
Hopscotch
Miles Kendig knows too much. One of the CIA's top international operatives, he suddenly finds himself relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, Kendig, with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing…
To Be Or Not To Be
As nervy as it is hilarious, this screwball masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch stars Jack Benny and, in her final screen appearance, Carole Lombard as husband-and-wife thespians in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who become caught up in a dangerous spy plot. To Be or Not to Be is a Hollywood film of the…