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saw Matinee today... JD introduced it and admitted the teenage lead (who's kind of a drip) is basically him. It's lovingly mounted and Goodman is delightful to watch tearing into that producer/huckster role (Cathy Moriarty's deadpan delivery is v funny too), but most of what i found really funny was in Mant! itself. (also the Disneyesque 'shopping cart' movie)

The Hon. J. Piedmont Mumblethunder (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 7 August 2016 01:34 (three years ago) link

I seem to recall seeing that in a theater when it was released and having the Mant appear in the aisles of our theater at an appropriate point in the screening.

The Rest Is A Cellarful of Noise (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 7 August 2016 01:43 (three years ago) link

oh and the secret screening paired with Gremlins last night was Hellzapoppin'!

The Hon. J. Piedmont Mumblethunder (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 7 August 2016 17:39 (three years ago) link

three months pass...

Second Civil War is a comedy for these times

Milton Parker, Friday, 25 November 2016 08:32 (three years ago) link

one year passes...

i can confirm that innerspace remains a v entertaining movie and that visual effects oscar was v much deserved

martin short's interiors (bizarro gazzara), Sunday, 13 May 2018 18:49 (one year ago) link

It's been a few years since I've seen it but yeah, it rocks. Very few things are not improved by the presence of Kevin McCarthy, Robert Picardo or Dick Miller, and this movie has 'em all!

incel elgort (cryptosicko), Sunday, 13 May 2018 18:53 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

^tot forgot it was by JD; due for a rewatch, esp w/ small roles for Kathleen Freeman, Dick Miller et al

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Monday, 23 July 2018 15:17 (one year ago) link

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