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Trailers from Hell: Ti West on Conspiracy Theorist Comedy 'Sneakers,' Starring Kingsley, Poitier, Ackroyd and Redford

Who's Afraid of Richard Pryor's Sneakers? concludes at Trailers from Hell, with director Ti West introducing 1992 conspiracy theorist comedy "Sneakers."
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  • November 29, 2013 2:15 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Comedy Classic 'Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip'

Who's Afraid of Richard Pryor's Sneakers? continues at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing "Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip," Pryor's now classic "concert" film wherein he prowls the stage of the Hollywood Paladium for 82 remarkable minutes, gleefully riffing on his personal lifewhile effortlessly embodying a multitude of characters.
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  • November 27, 2013 2:05 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Dan Ireland on 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,' Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton with Gloves Off

Who's Afraid of Richard Pryor's Sneakers! kicks off at Trailers from Hell, with filmmaker Dan Ireland introducing Elizabeth Taylor-Richard Burton classic "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
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  • November 25, 2013 2:05 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Soviet Union World War II Masterpiece 'Come and See'

All This and World War II! concludes at Trailers from Hell, with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing harrowing 1980s international arthouse classic "Come and See," from director Elem Klimov.
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  • November 22, 2013 2:05 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Roger Corman Talks Chilly Details of Making His Indie War Film 'Ski Troop Attack'

All This and World War II! continues at Trailers from Hell, with B-movie legend Roger Corman introducing "Ski Troop Attack." He describes the details of shooting this indie war picture for his non-union production company The Filmgroup on location in snowbound Deadwood, South Dakota.
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  • November 20, 2013 2:05 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Marshall Harvey on Genre-Bending Vonnegut Adaptation 'Slaughterhouse Five'

All This and World War II! kicks off at Trailers from Hell this week, with editor Marshall Harvey introducing George Roy Hill's adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse Five."
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  • November 18, 2013 2:18 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Josh Olson on Steven Spielberg's Desert Highway Thriller 'Duel'

Carquake! concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Josh Olson introducing Steven Spielberg's "Duel," made in 1971 when Spielberg was 25 years old.
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  • November 15, 2013 2:05 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Jack Hill on Gritty Drag-Racing Saga 'Pit Stop'

Carquake! continues at Trailers from Hell with filmmaker Jack Hill introducing "Pit Stop," one of his most belatedly popular movies, which took several years to make it to the drive-ins, largely because it was shot in black-and-white.
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  • November 14, 2013 1:15 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Alan Spencer on Steve McQueen Supercharged Classic 'Bullitt'

Carquake! rumbles its way to Trailers from Hell this week, with TV writer Alan Spencer introducing "Bullitt," Peter Yates’ supercharged detective blockbuster starring Steve McQueen.
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  • November 11, 2013 11:57 AM
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Trailers from Hell: John Landis on Mel Brooks' Classic Western Satire 'Blazing Saddles'

Way Out Westerns! concludes at Trailers from Hell, with John Landis introducing Mel Brooks' classic sagebrush satire "Blazing Saddles," about a black sheriff (played by Cleavon Little) in a racist western town.
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  • November 8, 2013 2:02 PM
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