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There are a lot of great mockumentary style comedy shows such as The Office, Parks and Recreation, Modern Family, etc. My question is who invented this style? Who was the first to make a show or a movie that way? Early examples of mockumentaries. The general genre of what you describe is known as a “mockumenary”. An early example of this genre is ...


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Alan Rickman was actually parodying himself when he complained about being a "real actor". Rickman was originally a Shakespearean actor, as was Patrick Stewart. So, I suppose there was a little of both of those actors in that character. William Shatner's need to be the center of attention, which is at the center of the long-standing coldness between Takei ...


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Clarisse Loughrey of The Independent points towards Private Lives (1931) as a possible referent for Merrily We Dance, but notes that it really seems like more of a composite of several different movies from an earlier era: The reference point for Laurence Laurentz (Ralph Fiennes)'s high-society drama seems a little more obscure; odd, since the other ...


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The movie you are looking for sounds like Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) A film directed by and starring Woody Allen from 1972. The movie is a sequence of short skits depicting different sexual situations. The scene you are describing is the last skit in the film: What Happens During Ejaculation? The NASA-like ...



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