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Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet (1956) starring Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis
Forbidden Planet (1956) starring Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis  What can be said about Forbidden Planet that hasn’t been said already? It was a beloved part of my childhood and has become part of my children’s childhood as well.  What makes is such an enduring story?
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The Reluctant Astronaut

The Reluctant Astronaut, starring Don Knotts and Leslie Nielsen
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967) starring Don Knotts, Leslie Nielsen  Don Knotts takes his ‘nervous fraidy-cat’ character to outer space (or at least to orbit) in this funny, family-friendly comedy.  The Reluctant Astronaut begins with Roy Fleming (Don Knotts in the title role) appears to be in a space capsule orbiting the earth—until the...
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Dracula Dead and Loving It

Dracula Dead and Loving It (1995) starring Leslie Nielsen, Steven Weber, Peter MacNicol, Lysette Anthony, Mel Brooks
Dracula Dead and Loving It (1995) starring  Leslie Nielsen, Steven Weber, Peter MacNicol, Lysette Anthony, Mel Brooks I’ve been doing reviews of various movies with  Harvey Korman, since his recent death.   This led me to watch  Dracula: Dead and Loving It starring Leslie Nielsen, Steven Weber, Peter MacNicol and Lysette...
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How to Commit Marriage

How to Commit Marriage (1969) starring Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason, Jane Wyman
Synopsis of How to Commit Marriage (1969) starring Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason, Jane Wyman In How to Commit Marriage, seemingly happily married couple Frank and Elaine Benson (played by Bob Hope and Jane Wyman) are on the verge of divorce.  But they plan to wait until after their daughter’€™s marriage. The...
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An American Carol

An American Carol, by David Zucker
An American Carol (2008) starring Kevin Farley, Kelsey Grammer — €œWARNING! This movie may be offensive to children, young people, old people, in-the-middle people, some people on the right, all people on the left, terrorists, pacifists, war-mongers, fish mongers, Christians, Jews, Muslims, atheists, agnostics (though you’d have to...
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