Director John Landis teams with The Zucker Brothers to bring a ridiculous collection of sketches that cover everything from modern news, advertising, daytime television and film, in an irreverent mishmash of occasionally tasteless, often funny, film that still stands the test of time.
Although it’s now almost 40 years old, John Landis and The Zuckers have created a work that has stood the test of time. In a much maligned modern era of dumbed-down media, The Kentucky Fried Movie is silly in the most puerile ways, but has a thick satirical thread that runs right through it.
From it’s take on sexploitation films, to the kung fu legend that is A Fistful of Yen, via the mock news reports and bits in between, this is a film that anyone with a sense of humour and an interest in mass media will appreciate.
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