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  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Raising Arizona

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  • 4 for Texas

  • Dimension 5

  • Is This a Joke?

  • Paradise

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  • Blessed Event

    Blessed Event

    ★★★★

    This pre-code comedy is whirlwind of a scandalous fun. Lee Tracy plays a quick-talking gossip columnist who specializes in stories about notable folks expecting a "blessed event." He ends up upsetting a gangster and craziness ensures. The script is one of the definite highlights here, giving new meaning to the term "bizarre sentence structure." But the script will only get you so far without brilliant performers to execute it. Lee Tracy leads the pack with a rapid-fire delivery that left…

  • Who Killed Captain Alex?

    Who Killed Captain Alex?

    ★★★★

    This is a film that you rate based more on the entertainment value than the quality of the film itself. It'd be too easy to just say this movie is so bad it's good. It is bad, but it's not all bad. There is certainly a degree of competency and a lot of spirit on display in this ultra-low-budget Ugandan action flick. The story is muddled, but it doesn't matter. The over-the-top homemade action is more than enough to make up for the shortfalls of the plot. The "Video Joker" is the icing on the cake that pushes this into the realm of the surreal.

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