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The Room (Movies)

"It's like the new Rocky Horror. Now at one point people throw plastic spoons at the screen. You gotta check it out. It'll-it'll change your life."

Piz's favorite obsession isn't building a man in a lab like Dr. Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Oh, no. He's into a cult movie of a very different kind as he explains to Wallace. The Room is writer/director/star Tommy Wiseau's ego project, which is credited as being the absolutely greatest worst movie ever made. Everything in the film is bad: the production, the script, the acting. There is not one single moment, including the inexplicable reappearing framed photograph of a plastic spoon, that doesn't make you want to tear apart your brain and replace it with a kitten. It's that bad, so of course it has a cult following in L.A., where monthly showings are accompanied by Rocky-like audience particition. Go see it now. Take your plastic spoons. It will change your life. I can see y'all shivering with antici...


3.16 "Un-American Graffiti"

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