Butler: The Child Ain't Right
(VHS, Release Year: 2000) Stand-up
comedy by Brett Butler with a four star rating
from our readers.
Butler: Sold Out (VHS, Release Year:
2000) Brett's Back in this
second, stand-out, stand-up performance.
out these titles featuring Dave Thomas:
Louis David Riel was a 19th-century freedom
fighter who battled for the independence of his
people, a sect of half-Indian, half-French
natives, in the Western Canadian frontier.
Raymond Cloutier, Robert Blay, William Shatner
and Christopher Plummer star in this true epic.
Ten-hup! Bill Murray deserves a salute for his
maniacal performance as a nutty army recruit who
turns the military upside down. It's funny..
.that's the fact, Jack! John Candy, Warren
Oates, Harold Ramis, John Larroquette, Sean
Young co-star. 105 min. Widescreen and Standard;
Soundtracks: English, French; Subtitles:
English, French; trailer.
Brew [DVD](1983) DVD
Those lovable "SCTV" hoseheads, the
MacKenzie Brothers (Rick Moranis and Dave
Thomas), get into kegfuls of trouble when they
meet sinister brewmeister Max Von Sydow in a
comedy that's more fun than a mouse in a beer
bottle. Koo-Loo-Koo-Koo-Koo-Koo-Koo-Koo! 91 min.
Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English
Dolby stereo, French; Subtitles: English,
French, Spanish; SCTV "Great White
North" scenes; bonus animated short;
filmographies; trailer; more.
Street Presents: Follow That Bird [DVD](1985)
Street Presents: Follow That Bird(1985) VHS
Call the FBI! Big Bird has left Sesame Street to
live with other birds, and the Muppet gang are
out to bring him back. Delightful comedy for
kids of all ages also stars Bert, Ernie, Oscar,
Grover and the Count, with cameos by John Candy,
Sandra Bernhard, Chevy Chase, Waylon Jennings
and other humans. 88 min. Standard; Soundtracks:
English Dolby Digital Surround, Portuguese Dolby
Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital mono;
Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish;
Everyone's worst nightmare becomes a comic
reality for Richard Pryor and his family, when a
job in a new city becomes a cross-country battle
with nasty neighbors, manic movers, and other
hazards. Co-stars Beverly Todd, Dana Carvey,
Dave Thomas, Randy Quaid. 89 min.
The ever-popular "Saturday Night Live"
skit has been turned into a hilarious feature
farce starring Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin as
Beldar and Prymaat, the Conehead couple with
bizarre eating habits whose spaceship crashlands
in New Jersey, where they're forced to become
part of Earthling society and elude immigration
officials. Michelle Burke, Chris Farley, Phil
Hartman also star. 87 min.
A hit man eager to get out of the
"business" decides to take one last
assignment before retiring, but when he falls in
love with the wife of his employer, he finds
himself in a web of danger and deceit. Shannon
Tweed, Ben Cross, Adam Baldwin and Dave Thomas
star. 93 min.
Most Valuable Primate [DVD](2000) DVD
Most Valuable Primate(2000) VHS
The sport of ice hockey has had more than its
share of animals over the years, but when a
runaway lab chimp named Jack winds up in British
Columbia, where he's taken in by a boy and winds
up in skates as the kid's hockey team's star
player, the result is fast and furious family
fun. Kevin Zegers, Oliver Muirhead, Rick
Ducommun star. 92 min. Standard; Soundtracks:
English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital
Surround; audio commentary; "making
of" documentary; theatrical trailer.
Race [DVD](2001) DVD
John Cleese heads an all-star comedic cast as a
rich casino owner who gathers six teams of wacky
characters and sends them on a madcap dash from
Las Vegas to a train station locker in Silver
City, New Mexico, for a $2,000,000 prize. The
only rule is that there aren't any, which leads
to total madness in this slapstick, stunt-filled
tale from director Jerry Zucker. Rowan Atkinson,
Whoopi Goldberg, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Seth Green
and Jon Lovitz also star. 112 min. Widescreen
(Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital
5.1 and Dolby Surround, French; Subtitles:
English; audio commentary by Zucker, others;
"making of" featurette; outtakes;
deleted scenes; bloopers; trailer; more.