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The Bigger They Come Part 13 (Godzilla, 1998)

Instead of  just re-editing existing films, American  studios got the rights to produce an actual American Godzilla feature.  And so, being an American feature, they thought they should rebuild Godzilla from the ground up.  221 more words

Action Movies

THE LAST LAUGH (2017, doc)

 Greetings again from the darkness. The best comedy often touches a nerve. Jokes can make us feel uncomfortable and even a bit embarrassed for laughing. Although the best comedians are traditionally those who attack the politically correct world we live in, there are certain topics that remain taboo even to the bravest comedians: child molesting, rape, AIDS, 9/11, and the Holocaust. 381 more words

Documentary

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in March

In the indie house as in the multiplex, the calendar year takes some time to get going. But here we are in the full swing of spring movie season, and this month’s art-house offerings are particularly strong, spanning performance films to dark comedies to ghost stories to comic documentaries, and everything in between. 1,888 more words

Film

S02 E02: This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

1984 brought us many fine things but This is Spinal Tap surely ranks among the finest. Its genuine charm and affection for the subject matter is a joy to behold even as they exploit with subtle wit every code and convention the documentary genre and the ’80s heavy Rock scene has to offer. 29 more words

Podcast

“Elton Jim” Turano chats with noted radio producer Dan Falato about new Artie Lange HBO comedy, "Crashing," as well as sharing his many celebrity-filled stories in a star-crossed career

In this 39th episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano tracks down noted radio producer, Dan Falato, to give a preview of a new HBO comedy, “Crashing,” which premieres on February 19. 125 more words

Entertainment

'Spinal Tap' Suit Against Vivendi Cranked Up To $400M As Rob Reiner, Michael McKean & Christopher Guest Added

Nearly four months after Harry Shearer went solo against Vivendi for $125 million profits for This Is Spinal Tap, The Simpsons voice actor has been joined by his co-creators of the beloved and much-cited 1984 mockumentary – and they want $400 million from the French media conglomerate. 387 more words

Breaking News

'This is Spinal Tap' Creators Suing Vivendi for $400 Million

By Robyn Collins

This is Spinal Tap co-stars Christopher Guest and Michael McKean and director/narrator Rob Reiner have joined Harry Shearer in his legal battle against French firm Vivendi, reports… 342 more words

Music