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The Critic (1963)

The Critic
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Mel Brooks is an old man watching abstract animations. He doesn't understand them, so he heckles with strange commentary, to the annoyance of those around him.
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"DIR: Mel Brooks SUMMARY: An abstract film is accompanied by the soundtrack of a confused elderly man's comments. WHY IT'S HERE: With experimental, abstract or limited animation dominating theatrical bill in the early 60s, Ernest Pintoff's 'The Critic' was a beautifully timed satire. Written and performed by Mel Brooks, 'The Critic' is an abstract display of random moving shapes, the sort of arty cartoon that was appearing before many films of the day. However, we also get a voiceover from Br"