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Bedazzled (1967)

Peter Cook as the Devil, Raquel Welch as “Lust” and Dudley Moore caught in the middle as the depressed and initially suicidal Stanley Moon. 1967’s “Bedazzled” is an entertaining, existential, not to mention quintessential, far-out British comedy from the fertile minds of it’s stars. Directed and produced

Quick Change (1990)

Here’s an unappreciated, clever little bank heist comedy you may remember from 1990. Bill Murray, Geena Davis and Randy Quaid team up in a well-conceived yet star-crossed bank robbery and get-away. Murray is at his smarmy best leading the trio in their attempt to escape the muck

The Gorilla (1939)

When a wealthy man (Lionel Atwill) is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate. A real escaped gorilla shows up at the mansion just as the investigators arrive. Patsy Kelly portrays a newly hired maid who wants to quit

Outrageous Fortune (1987)

Refined actress Lauren Ames (Shelley Long) finally has a chance to study with the great theatre professor Stanislav Korzenowski (Robert Prosky). Sandy Brozinsky (Bette Midler), a brash, loud actress, decides through happenstance to also study with Korzenowski. Lauren and Sandy take an instant dislike to each other

The Devil Bat (1940)

The Devil Bat is a black-and-white comedy-horror movie which was produced by Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) and directed by Jean Yarbrough. The film stars the well known horror actor Béla Lugosi, along with Suzanne Kaaren, Guy Usher, Yolande Mallott, and the comic team of Dave O’Brien and