Fact and fiction are mingled in this mockumentary about the career of music parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic. In retelling his life story, the film includes several of his music videos, ...
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A new collection of Weird Al Yankovic's parody and original music videos, including "The Saga Begins" and "All About The Pentiums" from the "Running With Scissors" album and "Bob" from the "Poodle Hat" album.
"Weird Al" Yankovic performs in the music video "Smells Like Nirvana" from the album "Off the Deep End" recorded for Scotti Brothers Records. "Weird Al" Yankovic sings in this parody that ... See full summary »
'Weird Al' Yankovic,
Tony De La Rosa,
The music video is set in a hospital.It parodies several elements of the promotional video for "Like a Virgin", famously set in Venice; Yankovic singing on a moving gurney references ... See full summary »
'Weird Al' Yankovic performs in the music video "I Lost on Jeopardy" from the album "'Weird Al' Yankovic in 3-D" recorded for Rock 'n Roll and Scotti Brothers Records. 'Weird Al' Yankovic ... See full summary »
'Weird Al' Yankovic,
Fact and fiction are mingled in this mockumentary about the career of music parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic. In retelling his life story, the film includes several of his music videos, including "Ricky" and "Eat It."Written by
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A book version of this video was published, titled "The Authorized Al". It followed the script for the most part, but included many extra stills that were either cut from the video, or only glimpsed briefly (e.g. the "Burgeropolis" architectural concept). It also had an appendix with the lyrics of every song on Al's three albums (at that time). See more »
Where it gives the info regarding Weird Al's management, it says in parentheses, "IN CASE YOU CAN'T REACH BARRY COHEN" before giving the name of his true manager, Jay Levey. Barry Cohen was a fictional character based on Levey. See more »
If you think "Weird Al" Yankovic is hilarious, you won't be disappointed by THE COMPLEAT AL. Not only does this rare mockumentary feature many of Yankovic's more memorable videos ("Like A Surgeon" and "I Love Rocky Road" among them), but they are inter-spliced with funny vignettes supposedly highlighting the parodist's rise to fame. Yankovic is not for all tastes, but his humor is harmless and imaginative enough that even non-fans will at least be lightly amused. Die-hard fans will love it not only for its content, but also for its relatively early look into Yankovic's now nearly three decade career. Suitable for all ages, kiddies will no doubt love the funny visuals.
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