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Teen Lust Review: All Hail This Satanic Sex Party

Teen Lust Review: All Hail This Satanic Sex Party
Teen Lust is definitely a dubious title. It's not one you want to order on the company dime while on a business trip. Nor do you want it read back to you while Visa runs a credit fraud check. And it's probably not a title you want your spouse spotting during that end of the month bill pay. Perhaps that's why we haven't heard too much about it yet. People are afraid. The movie may be hampered by it's gleefully inappropriate nomenclature. But that saucy title barely scratches at the surface of what hides behind it.

Yes, lovers of 80s sex comedies are in for a real treat. And the movie certainly trumps the idea that Hollywood has run out of original ideas. We, as true movie fans, just have to dig a litter deeper. If Teen Lust had of been released in 1986, or even in 1996, untouched, we'd be celebrating its anniversary as a classic.
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Round-Up: Friday The 13th Film Feast, From Dusk Till Dawn Season 2, Old 37 NYC Premiere

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A full course meal always tastes better while watching Friday the 13th, am I right? The 1980 slasher film will be shown at Nitehawk Cinema with dinner provided by The Meat Hook. Also in this round-up: mid-season marathon details for From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Season 2 and the New York City premiere of Old 37.

Friday the 13th Film Feast: Directed by Sean S. Cunningham, Friday the 13th stars Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan, and Kevin Bacon.

"Ticket Price: $75

Format: Dcp

Language: English

Age Policy: 21 and Up

A killer’s on the loose at Nitehawk Cinema and he’s serving up a multi-course dinner of fresh meat from The Meat Hook for a special Film Feast presentation of Friday The 13th.

Things don’t go so well for the reopening of Camp Crystal Lake as the new counselors are stalked and slashed…but by whom? As the
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Interview: Bobcat Goldthwait Talks Call Me Lucky And His Animated Friendships With Robin Williams And Barry Crimmins

"I wouldn't have made the movie if it wasn't for Robin's encouragement."-- Director Bobcat Goldthwait on Call Me Lucky.The first time I interviewed actor-turned-director Bobcat Goldthwait, it was for the weird and wonderful World's Greatest Dad, starring the late, irreplaceable Robin Williams. (You can read that interview here). The film was an unexpected wallop, and is even more important to me now. Goldthwait continues to switch up his filmmaking, taking on different genres and styles. Last year he made a great horror film called Willow Creek. It's a found footage film, but unlike most found footage films made today, he brought originality and terror to the exhausted sub-genre. There's a 20-minute single take scene that's guaranteed to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand straight...

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Bobcat Goldthwait on why he knew he had to tell the Barry Crimmins story

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Bobcat Goldthwait on why he knew he had to tell the Barry Crimmins story
Without any exaggeration, I would call Bobcat Goldthwait one of the most consistently interesting and original filmmakers working today. When he first started turning out films like "Sleeping Dogs Lie" and "World's Greatest Dad," there was a quick moment where it seemed surprising to me that the guy from the "Police Academy" films could make those movies. That passed, though, and now the surprising part is that someone as thoughtful and articulate and big-hearted could have ever vanished into the character from those movies. I can't connect the guy I've been speaking with on and off for the last five or six years to the guy I saw perform live several times in the '80s, and I find him fascinating as a result. I wasn't nervous about having Bobcat in to the HitFix studios on Tuesday, but I was very nervous about meeting Barry Crimmins, the subject of "Call Me Lucky,
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Stand-Up Survivor: The Story Behind Bobcat Goldthwait's New Doc

Stand-Up Survivor: The Story Behind Bobcat Goldthwait's New Doc
"It would've been easier to get actual Bigfoot footage," Bobcat Goldthwait says, on having to unearth clips of razor-tongued comedian-activist Barry Crimmins, the subject of his emotionally rich documentary Call Me Lucky. Though the Boston-based stand-up was an influence on no shortage of East Coast alt-comics in the Eighties and Nineties, Crimmins was the guy who bellowed biting jokes about the Hud scandal on Comic Strip Live, thus making his television footprint was relatively small. "It would've been easier to do a Gallagher doc," the director admits.

With movies like
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Call Me Lucky Trailer: Bobcat Goldthwait Goes For True Dark Comedy

The latest from the director of narrative black comedies World's Greatest Dad and God Bless America is a documentary on comedian Barry Crimmins

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Nerd Alert: Terminator Vs. Robocop Rap Battle and Marvel Easter Eggs

Nerd Alert: Terminator Vs. Robocop Rap Battle and Marvel Easter Eggs
Welcome to today's edition of Nerd Alert, where we have all the off-beat, nerdy news for you in one convenient spot. What do we have in store for you on this top-notch Tuesday? The Terminator goes toe-to-toe with RoboCop in an epic rap battle, a Star Wars infographic charts the evolution of the Stormtrooper costume and a mechanically-inclined fan builds an "Interceptor" inspired by the Mad Max franchise. We also have a 5 minute video that uncovers secret Marvel Easter eggs! So, sit back, relax, and check out all that today's Nerd Alert has to offer.

Terminator vs. RoboCop Epic Rap Battle

Last month, we showed you the epic rap battle between famed explorers Lewis & Clark and fictional time-travelling explorers Bill & Ted. Today Erb has put two iconic cinematic cyborgs against each other, with Terminator battling RoboCop. The result is, as usual, hilarious, with numerous digs at each franchise that makes for an entertaining three-minute video.
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What John Waters Learned About Bobcat Goldthwait in Provincetown

What John Waters Learned About Bobcat Goldthwait in Provincetown
Read More: Provincetown Film Festival Releases Lineup For 17th Edition  Comedian-turned-filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait's movies are by all accounts edgy, just like his brand of standup comedy that first brought him recognition. It's therefore no surprise that the Provincetown International Film Festival (Piff) named him this year's "Filmmaker on the Edge." The "Police Academy" star made his feature debut with "Shakes the Clown," a twisted comedy that centers on a party clown who spends his free days getting wasted. "Sleeping Dogs Lie," his sophomore film, is a comedy about a woman whose life is thrown into turmoil after she confesses to her fiancé that she once gave a blowjob to a dog. With "World's Greatest Dad," Goldthwait sent up the feel-good comedy genre with a redemptive tale of a father (Robin Williams) who finds his voice after his son dies of autoerotic asphyxiation. His hero in "God Bless America" at one.
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Community: six seasons and... now what?

Is that the last we'll see of Community or will the hashtag become a reality when six seasons are joined by a movie?

Warning: contains spoilers for Community season 6.

For the first time since 2009, Community just got through a season without the threat of cancellation looming over it at any given moment. NBC finally pulled the plug on Dan Harmon's weird and wonderful series in 2014 after five seasons, but like Arrested Development before it and The Mindy Project since, it got another season by moving online, to the Yahoo! Screen streaming service.

Given how Harmon was fired in 2012, following a harried production schedule on season three and a very public dispute with Chevy Chase over filming, it seems kind of impossible that the show ever got to the six seasons for which the fans campaigned ceaselessly. #SixSeasonsAndAMovie became the rallying cry for Greendale's Human Beings and the lifespan of
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Bobcat Goldthwait Names His 6 Favorite Documentaries

For the latest installment of Six Picks, the comedian-turned-filmmaker behind World's Greatest Dad, God Bless America and now the documentary Call Me Lucky names nonfiction features that mean something to him.

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Review: Bobcat Goldthwait's documentary 'Call Me Lucky' is painfully beautiful

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Review: Bobcat Goldthwait's documentary 'Call Me Lucky' is painfully beautiful
Park City - When you cover film and pop culture for 17 years, you end up writing about an incredibly broad spectrum of topics. Even so, there are things that are obviously more important to you or that you care about more, and for me, one of the things that I have always felt strongly about is stand-up comedy. I took a shot at it early on in life, and very quickly realized that it wasn't for me. As much as I admire the craft, the lifestyle was simply not something I would have survived. There were a number of reasons, but it was a very basic decision when it came down to it. I had something else I loved more, and I can't imagine putting yourself through everything it takes to become a truly great stand-up if you don't love it above and beyond anything else. I'm still friends, though,
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Sundance 2015 Us Documentary Competition welcomes back 'Stardom,' 'Cove' Oscar winners

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Sundance 2015 Us Documentary Competition welcomes back 'Stardom,' 'Cove' Oscar winners
The Sundance Film Festival announced its four main 2015 narrative and competition slates on Wednesday (December 3) and the Us Documentary Competition field is packed with Oscar winners and returning Park City favorites. Leading the way, at least to some degree, is last year's Documentary Oscar winner Morgan Neville, whose "Twenty Feet From Stardom" was one of the openers at the 2013 Festival. Neville and Robert Gordon co-directed "Best of Enemies," which looks at the 1968 televised debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr. "The Cove" Oscar winner Louie Psihoyos is back with "Racing Extinction," which focuses on endangered species and, yes, mass extinction from a variety of viewpoints. Also sporting an Oscar, for the short "Saving Face," is Daniel Junge, who chronicles the life of Evel Knievel in "Being Evel." Both "The Cove" and "Twenty Feet From Stardom" played at Sundance, which has been a fairly reliable feeder for Oscar winners in recent years,
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New on Blu-ray and DVD: Brick Mansions! Pumpkinhead! & More!

With World's Greatest Dad and God Bless America (review), Bobcat Goldthwait has proven himself to be something of an auteur. Certainly, he's an uncompromising storyteller, unafraid of ruffling a few feathers with controversial content.

Enter his newest film, Willow Creek, a handheld horror affair about a search for bigfoot. An unexpected twist, but a film that's garnered great buzz, so it's an easy shot for most anticipated release of the week (sorry, Captain America).

Onwards!

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The Collision: Episode 101 – Robin Williams

This week on The Collision, Perri joins us to talk about the life, work, and sad passing of Robin Williams. During our conversation, we talk about how Williams' films personally touched our lives, why he was so memorable, his unique talents, his legacy, and much more. As always, we finish up with our recommendations. Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode ("Why We Love Talking about Movies"), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg, @AdamChitwood, and PNemiroff. Perri's Recommendation: Mrs. Doubtfire Adam's Recommendation: The Fisher King Matt's Recommendation: World's Greatest Dad

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First clip from the late Robin Williams' upcoming Merry Friggin' Christmas

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It is a sad fact that Robin Williams' last few years worth of work has been relegated to On Demand or straight to cable. Films like The Angriest Man In Brooklyn and World's Greatest Dad did not get the exposure the acclaimed Oscar winner had received in years past. Most of his big screen work was in supporting roles like Night At The Museum. With four films completed before his death, Williams will be seen again but how widely is unknown. The first of the four films to see release will be...
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An emotional 'Ask Drew' looks back at the life and work of the great Robin Williams

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An emotional 'Ask Drew' looks back at the life and work of the great Robin Williams
"Suicide is a permanent solution to temporary problems." - Robin Williams, "World's Greatest Dad" This is a very emotional "Ask Drew." This is, I would suspect, the closest you're ever going to see to me losing it on camera completely. I guess I shouldn't have been surprised when there was a Robin Williams question, since it's still so fresh and so raw for so many people, but I couldn't have known just how hard it would be to talk about him. I mean, I have stared at the blinking cursor on my blank document page for almost two days now, grappling with one question: how in the hell do you even remotely begin to sum up someone as huge as Robin Williams? We could start from the personal angle. I could tell you about the occasional e-mails I got from him when I was at Ain't It Cool, or the
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This Sportscaster Might Have the Most Unique Robin Williams Tribute Yet

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This Sportscaster Might Have the Most Unique Robin Williams Tribute Yet
While the world is coming to terms with the sudden passing of Robin Williams more and more people are finding wonderful ways to pay tribute. The latest, coming from Atlanta sportscaster Zach Klein, might be the most unique one we've seen yet. During what seems like a typical report, he manages to work in nods to 22 films from the late actor's body of work. There are, of course, obvious references like Mrs. Doubtfire and Patch Adams, but many are incredibly subtle like World's Greatest Dad and The Final Cut. This heartwarming homage only adds to countless messages that have been shared about Robin. In addition to Jimmy Fallon's and Seth Meyers's tributes, there have been a slew of reactions from costars and close friends, and his children have all shared their own touching messages as well. Watch the latest tribute above, and see if you can pick out all 22 Robin Williams films!
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16 Robin Williams Movies That Defined His Legendary Career

16 Robin Williams Movies That Defined His Legendary Career
The world is just, quite simply, not nearly as funny a place now as it was just a few hours ago, before the tragic death of legendary comedian and actor Robin Williams. For nearly 40 years, the man kept us in stitches in ways only he could, with an impeccable delivery and an unmistakable charm that is often mimicked but never equaled.

As the world mourns this comedy legend, we take a look back at our 16 favorite Robin Williams performances, some in classics that are beloved the world over, and some in overlooked and/or underrated gems that deserve to be noticed.

1Popeye (1980)

While some actors spend years paying their dues in thankless guest starring or supporting roles on film and TV, it didn't take Robin Williams long to find a foothold in Hollywood. His appearance as the alien Mork on one episode of Happy Days was so popular it lead
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Ben Affleck pays tribute to Robin Williams: 'He made my dreams come true'

Ben Affleck pays tribute to Robin Williams: 'He made my dreams come true'
Ben Affleck has paid tribute to his Good Will Hunting co-star Robin Williams.

The 41-year-old actor, who appeared alongside Williams and Matt Damon in the 1997 Oscar-winning movie, wrote about his friend on Facebook.

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Affleck's tribute read: "Heartbroken. Thanks chief - for your friendship and for what you gave the world. Robin had a ton of love in him. He personally did so much for so many people. He made Matt and my dreams come true.

"What do you owe a guy who does that? Everything. May you find peace my friend. ‪#‎RobinWilliams‬."

Williams died at the age of 63 yesterday (August 11), and the world of showbusiness has paid tribute to the actor.

Jessica Chastain earlier spoke of her admiration for Williams, also releasing a statement on Facebook saying that Williams helped pay for her scholarship at The Juilliard School of performing arts.
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Robin Williams -- Talks About Suicide as Flawed Solution to Problems

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Robin Williams talked about suicide as a misguided solution to temporary problems ... and the video will send chills down your spine.The video is from the movie, "World's Greatest Dad," which Williams shot in 2009.  Robin plays a dad struggling to help his son who has a fascination with autoerotica and accidentally dies by asphyxiation. Robin tries to cover up the manner of death by making it look like a suicide.Robin was a great actor,
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