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Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004)

R  |   |  Comedy, Mystery  |  6 May 2005 (USA)
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Culture critic Jiminy Glick gets tied up in a murder case at the Toronto Film Festival.

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"La La Wood" follows the legacy of Jiminy Glick, first introduced on "The Martin Short Show," who went on to get (non)-critical acclaim for his talk show "Primetime Glick," where Mr. Glick interviewed countless celebrities (which usually ended in verbally--sometimes physically--insulting/assaulting them). Now comes "La La Wood"--Jiminy Glick's home. This is his story (sort of). Written by John Ulmer

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Rated R for language and crude sexual content | See all certifications »
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Diliwood  »

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$25,660 (USA) (6 May 2005)

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$25,660 (USA) (6 May 2005)
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Trivia

The film was released shortly after Martin Short's Comedy Central series Primetime Glick (2001) was canceled. See more »

Goofs

When Jiminie and Dixie are opening the window to climb out, the window slides down a little. But from the outside shot, its completely open, and then in the next interior shot, its slid down again. See more »

Quotes

Jiminy Glick: Oprah Winfrey, how do you do what you do so consistently?
Whoopi Goldberg: I stomp on everyone I can.
Jiminy Glick: And you're despised by so many. But not by me.
Whoopi Goldberg: I live for that. And remember to spell my name right. O-P-E-R-A.
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Special thanks to all at The Mob Film Company, London. See more »

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References Elvis (1979) See more »

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It's Raining Men
Written by Paul Jabara and Paul Shaffer
Performed by The Starlite Symphony Express (featuring Foxie Lapel)
Produced by Bruce Witkin
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dreaming about David lynch's dreams
6 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Martin Short combining his original, quirky, humor using a David Lynch backdrop really hit the spot for me, as I am a huge fan of both personalities. I was pleasantly surprised by the seamless transition from T.V. Glick to Cinema Glick, and witnessing Glick's family come to life. I think I'll have to watch the film again to fully appreciate the lines and subtleties of the "Euro-trash" character. His improvisation was totally random but somehow made comedic sense in its absurdities. I would speculate that if a person hasn't already seen 'Primetime Glick' and laughed at Glick in his original form, one might not "get" the humor, and understand why Short would conceive such a seemingly absurd plot.

Oh, and I love that Christine Willes appeared in the first sequence - where did she come from??!!


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