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Trailers From Hell Loves 'All That Jazz'

Photo of Trailers From Hell By Trailers From Hell | Thompson on Hollywood July 23, 2014 at 1:58PM

Today on Trailers from Hell, Allan Arkush talks Fosse's "All That Jazz."
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'All That Jazz'
'All That Jazz'

"All That Jazz," director Bob Fosse’s ode to Bob Fosse, is one of the most kinetic, technically dazzling movie musicals ever made. The film, a thinly-veiled autobiography of Fosse himself, might be remembered as an ego-driven series of Felliniesque set pieces were it not for the shrewd casting of affable, streetwise Roy Scheider as Joe Gideon, the jaded, pill-popping Lothario at the center of the film. Scheider’s innate good humor alleviates his character’s darker inclinations adding up to a memorable portrait of a charismatic megalomaniac.

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