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The reason 'LOL' was invented. Irrevent and absurd, offensive and affable, juvenile and foul-mouthed, segmented and streamlined (via a constant flow of absurdity), John Landis's The Kentucky Fried Movie is one of the funniest movies ever made. Its humor is often so lowbrow and dumb that it becomes the work of genius. Released in the summer of 1977 as a collaboration between Landis, the Zucker Brothers (David and Jerry), and Jim Abrahams, The Kentucky Fried Movie takes the form of a local television network's evening programming. There are news segments, talk shows, commercials for random products, movie trailers, and even, in the film's longest gag, a "movie of the week" resembling Bruce Lee's Enter the Dragon. In the world of this particular television station (and, by proxy, Landis's film), everything is slightly off its rocker and yet played straight for our deranged amusement. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Friday, 9 November

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