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The Hangover

Todd Philips started out his career with documentaries about some very crude characters: Hated, the story of G. G. Allin, whose stage performances (they barely qualified as music, even by the liberal standards of punk rock) at least once included flinging his own excrement at his audience, and Frat House, about a group of particularly ill-mannered Texas frat boys.

The Brothers Bloom

Much as you and I would hate to run into one of them in real life, confidence men have long been a favorite of filmmakers. Which makes sense, given that movies are the ultimate confidence game, the art of getting millions of people to believe in the reality of something they know isn’t real.

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