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Not for Publication (1984)

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Lois Thornedyke, the daughter of a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, writes a scandal column for a New York city tabloid. She gets a chance to upgrade her career when she uncovers a ... See full summary »

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Lois
Don Peoples ...
Cy Katz
Catherine Schultz ...
Maureen
Richard Blackburn ...
Jim
Sonia Petrovna ...
Angelique
Cork Hubbert ...
Odo
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Troppogrosso
Warrington Winters ...
Doorman
Jeanne Evans ...
Lois' Mother
J. David Moeller ...
Sean Duffy
Desmond Dhooge ...
Elevator Man
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Bernie
Leslie Lyon ...
Receptionist
Laurence Luckinbill ...
Mayor Franklyn
Randy Moore ...
Mayor's PR Man
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Lois Thornedyke, the daughter of a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, writes a scandal column for a New York city tabloid. She gets a chance to upgrade her career when she uncovers a conspiracy reaching into city government. Lois and her quirky sidekicks pit naivete against evil... Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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10 October 1985 (Australia)  »

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Corruzione a New York  »

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[In a pilotless plane]
Barry Denver: It takes years to get your pilot's license.
Lois: You're taking a crash course!
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YOU BRING OUT THE BEAST IN ME
Music by John Meyer
Lyrics by John Meyer and Paul Bartel
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Virtually unwatchable
23 August 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This jaw-droppingly unfunny, embarrassing "satire" on tabloid publications and political corruption has no pacing, no timing, no humor, no brains, no nothing. Paul Bartel has always been--for the most part, anyway--a good director with a wicked sense of humor, as the black comedy "Eating Raoul" and the hilarious parody "Death Race 2000" have shown, so God only knows what happened here, but this disjointed mess is virtually unwatchable. It makes Sylvester Stallone's hideous so-called comedy "Oscar" look like a sophisticated drawing-room farce by Noel Coward. An embarrassment for all concerned. You'll lose brain cells just reading the video box cover. You've been warned!


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