Saturday, April 3, 2021

Top Secret! 1984

First viewing




A film I never saw because it was by the same guys who did Airplane! and I heard it wasn’t as funny. And no, it’s not, what is. And a lot of the jokes don’t work. And a lot of the gags are predictable. But I laughed out loud A LOT. Abrahams and Zuckers made their careers on the shotgun approach to jokes, with fewer hitting each subsequent movie. If you didn’t laugh at one joke wait ten seconds.

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