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#101 Post by cinemartin » Wed May 27, 2015 11:29 am

You can't imagine many people liked Wet Hot American Summer?

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#102 Post by bearcuborg » Wed May 27, 2015 12:14 pm

cinemartin wrote:You can't imagine many people liked Wet Hot American Summer?
Poorly worded, my bad. I adore Wet Hot American Summer.

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#103 Post by PfR73 » Wed May 27, 2015 9:03 pm

The Ten is a bit of a mixed bag, but it has at least 2 sections I find flat-out hilarious: the entire coveting sketch about the CAT Scan machines & the opening of the murder sketch with Ken Marino as the doctor who kills his patient "as a goof" (Hence my earlier question).

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#104 Post by domino harvey » Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:56 am

Trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (NSFW) -- already laughed more in that trailer than I did during the entirety of They Came Together

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#105 Post by gorgeousnothings » Fri Jul 31, 2015 1:14 pm

Just watched the first two episodes of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, and it's wonderful so far. It's very close in spirit to the original and unlike They Came Together, it's actually funny. The origins of Elizabeth Banks' character and Abby Bernstein in episode 2 are hilariously bizarre. Marguerite Moreau is great at playing the straight man to Paul Rudd's antics--both are killing it. The only weak spot I see so far is the storyline that involve the actual campers, which just seems like a weird detour given the talent of the rest of the cast.

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#106 Post by thirtyframesasecond » Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:45 am

gorgeousnothings wrote:Just watched the first two episodes of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, and it's wonderful so far. It's very close in spirit to the original and unlike They Came Together, it's actually funny. The origins of Elizabeth Banks' character and Abby Bernstein in episode 2 are hilariously bizarre. Marguerite Moreau is great at playing the straight man to Paul Rudd's antics--both are killing it. The only weak spot I see so far is the storyline that involve the actual campers, which just seems like a weird detour given the talent of the rest of the cast.
I really liked this. It's stupid as hell but it's very funny. Josh Charles and the other Camp Tiger Claw poshos are my favourites. And I actually like the campers, especially the Drew/Kevin spat.

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#109 Post by domino harvey » Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:38 pm

This is FREE on Kindle through Sunday! :shock:

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#111 Post by domino harvey » Fri May 19, 2017 6:49 pm

David Wain's next film, A Futile and Stupid Gesture, covers the rise and fall of the National Lampoon and stars, among others, Joel McHale as Chevy Chase

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#112 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Fri May 25, 2018 5:42 pm

I really liked A Futile and Stupid Gesture. It pokes necessary holes in bio-pic conventions in a way that Mr. Kenney would probably have been proud of. There's enough of a dark underbelly of what the film ultimately leads to that really appeals to me in comedy nowadays, how to make it dark without losing the funny bone.

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