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My Favorite Brunette

My Favorite Brunette - starring Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr.
My Favorite Brunette – starring Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr. Movie review of one of Bob Hope‘s finest solo comedies, My Favorite Brunette, where he plays a baby photographer who longs to be a private eye – and is inadvertently given the opportunity when...
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Nacho Libre

Nacho Libre, starring Jack Black
Nacho Libre (Special Collector’s Edition) (2006) Jack Black is at his comic best as Ignacio, a disrespected cook at a Mexican monastery that can barely afford to feed the orphans who live there. Inspired by a local wrestling hero, he decides to moonlight as the not-so-famous Luchador —...
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy DVD cover
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005), starring  Martin Freeman, Mos Def,  Sam Rockwell,  Zooey Deschanel Here’s the absolutely hysterical, wonderfully wild, cosmic adventure comedy THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. Based on Douglas Adams’ worldwide best-selling novel, and starring an outrageous intergalactic cast, this is one ride...
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The Super Hero Squad Show

The Superhero Squad Show, volume 1
The Super Hero Squad Show, volume 1 I have to admit that The Super Hero Squad Show is a guilty pleasure.   For the kids, it’s a combination of action and comedy.   For us adults, however, it’s much better — €”especially if you grew up on Marvel...
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Alias Jesse James

Alias Jesse James, starring Bob Hope and Rhonda Fleming
 A very funny Bob Hope movie, set in the American old west, with Bob Hope playing an inept insurance salesman.  He’s sold a life insurance police to Jesse James, and now needs to keep him alive.  But Jesse James has other plans, culminating in a big gun...
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Avanti!

Avanti! (1972) starring Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, directed by Billy Wilder
Avanti! (1972) starring Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, directed by Billy Wilder In short, Avanti! is Hollywood excusing adultery. Seriously. The synopsis is as follows:
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Call Me Bwana

Call Me Bwana (1963) starring Bob Hope, Anita Eckberg, Edie Adams, Lionel Jeffries
Call Me Bwana (1963) starring Bob Hope, Anita Ekberg, Edie Adams, Lionel Jeffries  Call Me Bwana begins with Bob Hope as Matthew Merriwether, supposedly a famous African  game hunter living in a luxurious penthouse in Manhattan — €” where, despite the Africa-themed decor, the audience soon realizes...
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