Monty Python’s Life of Brian

life-of-brian-poster“He’s not the Messiah. He’s a very naughty boy!”

The Scoop: 1979 R, directed by Terry Jones and starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, and Eric Idle

Tagline: See the movie that’s controversial, sacrilegious, and blasphemous. But if that’s not playing, see The Life of Brian.

Summary Capsule: A mistaken messiah tries to find love, peace, Pilot’s wife, spaceships, and sanity in ancient Jerusalem.

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Joel does Top Secret!

“Déjà vu, I will always remember you.”Top Secret! cover

The Scoop:  1984, rated PG, starring Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Michael Gough

Tagline:  From the makers of the original Airplane!

Summary Capsule: A parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.

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