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The Final Curtain (2002)

A rivalry develops between a showbiz veteran and an upstart newcomer.

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A rivalry develops between a showbiz veteran and an upstart newcomer.

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2 popular game shows. 2 popular hosts. No scruples.

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Rated R for language, some violence and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Louise Brill's final acting role. See more »

Quotes

JJ Curtis: You're a novelist. And I'm a game show host. As you see it, I'm at the trashier end of popular culture. It's gaudy, it's lowbrow. I understand.
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Don't Dilly Dally on the Way
(aka "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)")
Written by Fred W. Leigh and Charles Collins
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Marvelous Film
16 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

I recently watched this film on the Sundance channel, and it was wonderful. The performances were great, and it was especially enjoyable to watch Peter O'Toole. I think he gave one of his best contemporary performances in this film. You can tell he is still a master at his craft. This is a great film to watch on a rainy afternoon - great story, great cast. This film is wonderful and it gives you a glimpse into the dark world of show business - the shrewdness, the sometimes shady dealings that get people where they are in the industry. The tale the film tells is well woven and well told. I would recommend this film for younger audiences (18+) who maybe have not seen some of Peter O'Toole's older films. I think it is a great way for them to see a true master who is still at the top of his craft even though he is in the autumn of his years. A great film!


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