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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Foley, Dave

Bug's life
Cute and clever, "A Bug's Life" is a relatively straight retelling of Kurosawa's "The Seven Samurai," except of course that the characters are bugs! Idealistic young ant Flik is a sweet-natured dreamer and inventor. But his innovative thinking makes him an outcast when one of his inventions goes awry and destroys the food sacrifice that the colony makes annually to a gang of grasshopper hooligans led by the sinister Hopper. Disgraced, Flik is sent to look for "warrior bugs," mercenaries to fight them. What he finds--and hires--are a motley crew of circus bugs including a preening master-thespian mantis, a glamorous gypsy moth, a cranky ladybug, a dimwitted beetle, and sundry other dimwitted, craven troupers. The ant colony is inspired by the troupe and mobilizes, but when they discover that the "warriors" are just circus clowns they lose faith. In the end, of course, Flik and crew save the day and free the colony from the oppressive grasshoppers.
DVD 8906
Kids in the hall.
From romantically challenged cabbage heads to serial head crushing, five men from Canada turned sketch comedy into a bizarre, irreverent, and always hilarious weekly showcase of side-splitting unpredictability. The fact that they often did it wearing women's clothes made it even funnier.
DVD 1037
Kids in the hall.
Smartly twisting the conventions of mainstream comedy, the complete, acclaimed second season crackles with farcical brilliance.
DVD 1038
Same guys, new dresses
"Records the action on and off the stage as the five original Kids in the Hall embark on a high pressure North American campaign in an attempt to rebound as a performing group ... gives fans a full-frontal look at the dynamics in the now legendary Canadian sketch troupe as they work new material for their sold out shows and self-manage a mosh pit of competing egos"--Container.
DVD 2711