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The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007)

Video  -  Comedy  -  10 July 2007 (USA)
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The Film Crew gives a commentary track to Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, featuring Rue McClanahan as a stripper.

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Bob Honcho gives the Film Crew the lowly task of providing a commentary track for Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, a caper film that makes periodic stops for long scenes of women doing ghastly stripping routines. The female lead is, of all people, Rue McClanahan from The Golden Girls (1985). And, yes, she strips. Dark, depressing and dull are the three d-words that best describe this dumb, dismal and dreary (those are the three others) piece of dreck (lucky seven). During the break, Bill Corbett calls a lunch meeting to brainstorm ways of exploiting "core competencies." At the end, the Film Crew is inspired to make a video of Bill getting killed with cotton candy. Written by J. Spurlin

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Bill Corbett: Testing, testing. Oh, hello. And welcome to this fine Honcho Home Video presentation. We're the Film Crew. My name is Bill Corbett. This here is your basic Mike Nelson.
Michael J. Nelson: Hey, everyone, help yourself to coffee.
Bill Corbett: And Kevin Murphy should be-- should be standing-- Where's Kevin?
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The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark... Keep the lights off.
23 October 2009 | by (Clearwater Fl) – See all my reviews

The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark: 7 out of 10: Since the cancellation of the beloved Mystery Science Theater 3000 (greatest show ever), fans have been waiting for a comeback.

The short-lived Film Crew is just that. Staring Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy (former voice of Tom Servo), and Bill Corbet (former voice of Crow) the Film Crew promises to deliver the old magic back.

In some ways it does. The riffing is certainly up to the old standards. Hollywood after dark is a horrible grainy grind house film featuring Golden Girl Rue McClanahan as a stripper.

The boys riff in vain but honestly, the movie was so slow and talky that there are places where riffing simply does not help the cinematic pain. For example the endless stripper scenes (no nudity and the woman look like Wal-Mart shoppers) provide very few laughs. There are only so many jokes you can make about cottage cheese thighs.

Since The Film Crew is a DVD exclusive creature, they were not restricted in content (unlike the television counterpart). I wish they had experimented on a more adult exploitation film such as one of the Ginger masterpieces. Though claims have been made that their riffing is more adult in nature, I really did not notice despite Hollywood After Dark’s stripper theme.

Had this been a MST3K episode, it would have likely been a middle of the road one. Moreover, truth be told, I miss the robots and the silly sci-fi set-up. The film crew does contain a “lunch break” where the boys engage in some of the most painful comedy I have ever scene. (Admittedly, some of MST3K’s “commercial breaks” were just as painful) The Film Crew is better than nothing, but alas it is a somewhat faded copy of the original’s magic.


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