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I Love You, Man Paul Rudd is getting married, but he doesn't have a best man. Rising teen star Asa Butterfield plays Otis Milburn, a high schooler with an unconventional home life, as his mom Gillian Anderson is a sex therapist who talks way more openly about the subject with her pubescent son than the average kid might be comfortable with. Blazing Saddles Mel Brooks's Blazing Saddles was considered offensive when it came out, and it's downright shocking today. Whether you love the blaxploitation genre or have never seen it before, Black Dynamite's unapologetic, over the top heroism and period-specific detail will make you laugh out loud. Jeff Bridges plays The Dude, who shambles his way through a story that would have given Philip Marlowe a headache, and his best friend Walter, played by the incredible John Goodman, is there every step of the way.
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