Skip to comments.Hollywood Takes on the Left
Posted on 08/02/2008 7:58:54 AM PDT by BlessedMom92
David Zucker, the director who brought us 'Airplane!' and 'The Naked Gun,' turns his sights on anti-Americanism.
For anyone who has ever been on a movie set, the commotion inside Warner Brothers Studio 15 will be familiar: serious-faced actors and actresses quietly rehearsing their lines; the director of photography huddled with his assistants around two high-definition screens inside a small black tent reviewing the last scenes; extras lounging around the set trying both to stay out of the way and to get noticed; carpenters busily working to construct the set for the next scene; a frazzled first assistant director guzzling Red Bull and yelling instructions to anyone who will listen.
"Rolling," he shouts.
Others throughout the cavernous studio echo his call.
"Rolling! Quiet please!"
David Zucker is sitting in a high-backed director's chair with his name on it. (I'd always assumed they were just used for effect in movies, but here one was.) Zucker is looking at a monitor showing the inside of an empty New York City subway station. It's actually just a set--a stunning replica of a subway station--and it sits 15 feet to Zucker's right. ......................
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You’re right. John Landis directed, Zucker was one of the writers. The Weekly Standard mentioned this movie in the article, I saw it sometime after I graduated High School, thought it was stupid. Its all a matter of taste, I guess.
Great to see all of these actors taking a bit of a risk too, just by appearing in the film. By the way, I saw a few pictures of Kevin Farley on the set, and boy, as he a dead ringer for Michael Moore!
No, although that was kind of funny. I think Michael Moore as suicide bomber took the cake.
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