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Don’t Watch it, John: It’s Pat (1994)

The idea behind the Don’t Watch It, John! series is to find cinema that’s so rotten, so foul, so incredibly fetid that no other human being would dare recommend it to another human being. So why on earth would I watch this stuff? I like to think of myself much like Colonel Nathan Jessup in A Few Good Men. We live in a world that has horrible movies, and those horrible movies have to be kept from potential viewers. Who’s gonna do it? You? You have the luxury of not knowing what I know. That someone watching movies like It’s Pat, while tragic, probably saves lives. And my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives. You want me on that wall, you need me on that wall, protecting you from the cinematic horrors of the world. The horror I’m protecting you from today is a Saturday Night Live sketch-turned-movie. It’s time for androgyny, It’s Pat (1994). Continue reading

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Flowchart: Which Comedy Should You Be Watching?

The beauty of comedy is that there’s something for everyone. People have been making comedy films since at least 1895, when the Lumière brothers made Watering the Gardener. With so many fine selections available, choosing a comedy to watch is a daunting task. To help you in the process, I’ve created a handy, dandy comedy flowchart, which should point you in the right direction. Enjoy! Continue reading

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