A crude, vulgar satire of Hollywood shallowness, insincerity and moral bankruptcy.
Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
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Consensus: A witless Hollywood satire whose hammy, obvious jokes are neither funny nor insightful of the movie business.
Runtime: 86 mins
Synopsis: A beleaguered film editor steps away from the Steenbeck for what should be his smashing directorial debut, but the set becomes a battlefield between his pushy producer and the studio suits. As the... A beleaguered film editor steps away from the Steenbeck for what should be his smashing directorial debut, but the set becomes a battlefield between his pushy producer and the studio suits. As the production spirals out of control, the director considers changing his credit to "Alan Smithee"--but, unfortunately, that's actually his name! So what's he to do but steal the negatives, polarizing all of Tinseltown with the scandal? Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas's ostensibly comic poison pen letter to the industry, so bitter it compelled this film's own director to adopt the "Alan Smithee" pseudonym. [More]
Starring: Eric Idle, Ryan O'Neal, Coolio, Chuck D, Richard Jeni, Leslie Stefanson, Sandra Bernhard, Cherie Lunghi, Harvey Weinstein, M.C. Lyte, Marcello Thedford, Nicole Nagel, Stephen Tobolowsky, Erik King, Jim Piddock, Naomi Campbell, Marianne Muellerleile, Suli McCullough, Dina Spybey, Robert Littman, Doug Walker, Robin Chivers, Robin Dugger, Leslie Segar, Duane Davis, Hideo Kimura, Earl Kim Shiroma, Jesse Rambis, Christopher Kelley, Sylvester Stallone, Whoopi Goldberg, Jackie Chan, Robert Evans, Shane Black, Jeremy Baka, Mario Machado, Lisa Canning, Gary Franklin, John Corcoran, Joe Eszterhas, Naomi Eszterhas, Larry King, Peter Bart, Dominick Dunne, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Barty, Norman Jewison, Victor Drai, Stanley Ralph Ross, Alan Smith
Director: Alan Smithee
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Aug 5, 2003
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