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Big Business (1988)'s Old Hollywood Roots in Duck Soup (1933)

During our Swampchat discussion of February’s Movie of the Month, the Bette Midler/Lily Tomlin swapped-twins comedy Big Business, we paid a lot of attention to the film’s roots in Old Hollywood farces. 253 more words

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Movie of the Month: January 2016

I have been a little busy with work and watching movies so haven’t been posting much in the last few weeks, but I never miss movie of the month.  654 more words

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Movie of the Month: Kung Fu Panda 3

It’s finally here! Kung Fu Panda 3 hits theaters this Friday, January 29; and like you, we popcorn-lovers here at West Bend can’t wait to see one of the most highly-anticipated family films of the year. 866 more words


Movie of the Month: December 2015

A slow month with just three new movies and one screening of a classic.

Krampus: A Christmas comedy horror that owes a debt to Gremlins.  It has both funny and horror moments and is largely entertaining but it isn’t Gremlins. 149 more words

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Forgotten Silver (1995): Peter Jackson's Silent Film Precursor to The Independent (2000)

Five years before our December Movie of the Month, 2000’s Jerry Stiller comedy The Independent, went straight to DVD a very similar mockumentary aired on New Zealand television: 1995’s… 679 more words


Required Viewing for Fans of The Independent (2000): Corman's World (2011)

In our Swampchat discussion of December’s Movie of the Month, the 2000 Jerry Stiller comedy The Independent, we praised the film for feeling remarkably ahead of its time in terms of the modern comedy landscape. 1,142 more words

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Morty Fineman's Filmography as Listed at the End of The Independent (2000)

Our selection for December’s Movie of the Month is The Independent, a straight-to-DVD mockumentary in which Jerry Stiller plays Morty Fineman, a Roger Corman/Russ Meyer/Ed Wood/David Friedman schlock director archetype with a grand vision & limited means. 1,841 more words

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