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#4489361 - 09/13/19 03:26 PM Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day...  
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#4489363 - 09/13/19 03:30 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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I'm honestly surprised this was even made considering the hyper-politically correct environment we are currently living in.

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#4489364 - 09/13/19 03:33 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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It looks so bizarre! Hard to believe that this was pitched to some producers, and they said, "Yeah! Let's do this!"


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#4489367 - 09/13/19 04:00 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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Oh I'm so up for this! biggrin


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#4489369 - 09/13/19 04:11 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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I wonder if this will be shown in Germany?


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#4489381 - 09/13/19 05:04 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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FArkin amazing !!!

Just waiting for the cries of outrage to start biggrin


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#4489385 - 09/13/19 05:17 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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This film is underrated.

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#4489388 - 09/13/19 05:29 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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Originally Posted by Pooch


From the YouTube comments:

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Fox: We need something original. People are complaining about all the sequels.
Taika: Hold my Bier


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Ayup… that is something different.

#4489391 - 09/13/19 05:34 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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I got a serious Wes Anderson vibe while watching the trailer.


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#4489392 - 09/13/19 05:47 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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OK, I'm also shocked this is getting made. It looks great, and I'm definitely going to see it.


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#4489395 - 09/13/19 05:55 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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"Just waiting for the cries of outrage to start biggrin"

Oh yeah, that's gonna be a riot! Could actually be a surprise hit!


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#4489403 - 09/13/19 06:39 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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Looks worth a watch to me..Hell the Stooges made some funny propaganda films way back


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#4489406 - 09/13/19 06:48 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: rwatson]  
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Originally Posted by rwatson
Hell the Stooges made some funny propaganda films way back


I need to find it on Youtube but one of the Three Stooge's shorts from the WWII years remains my favorite to this day and I distinctly remember seeing that short for the first time on TV when I was a kid. It's the one where Moe is Hitler, Curly is Mussolini and Larry is Tojo and they are arguing over war strategy as they look over a huge map of Europe.


edit: I found it!! Youtube rocks. smile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSJgmqS4gtM

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#4489407 - 09/13/19 06:52 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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#4489412 - 09/13/19 07:10 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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Remember, The Producers? Now I have "Springtime For Hitler" playing in my head!


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Good pick Haggart


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#4489435 - 09/13/19 10:18 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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I remember it Pooch,Zero Mostel wasn't it?


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#4489441 - 09/13/19 10:53 PM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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And now it's..,,Springtime for Hitler and Germany;
Deutschland is happy and gay!
We're marching to a faster pace
Look out, here comes the master race!
Springtime for Hitler and Germany
Rhineland's a fine land once more!
Springtime for Hitler and Germany
Watch out, Europe
We're going on tour!

Mel Brooks is probably proud of this new effort.


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#4489464 - 09/14/19 01:55 AM Re: Now, Here's A Type Of Film You Don't See Every Day... [Re: Pooch]  
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Speaking off Nazi comedies, 2015's Look Whose Back was pretty good. The one where Hitler wakes up in current time and ends up on cooking shows and such. German made fim, worth a watch.


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Originally Posted by Ajay
Speaking off Nazi comedies, 2015's Look Whose Back was pretty good. The one where Hitler wakes up in current time and ends up on cooking shows and such. German made fim, worth a watch.

I was thinking of this too. an excellent and funny film suddenly turned chilling when 'Hitler' displays his skill at oratory using pauses and pathos to grasp the audience in the TV scene. A thought provoking film as this looks as though it may be. Will it be shown in nations where the swastika image is outlawed?



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