The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

DVD - 2018
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When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.
"The Disaster Artist is funny from the beginning, but it becomes downright side-splitting once Tommy gets onto a film set."--San Francisco Chronicle.
"James Franco is firing on all his creative cylinders in this comic bonanza about Tommy Wiseau, the worst filmmaker of the 21st century. Franco hits a new career peak by making sure his film is as heartfelt as it is hilarious."--Rolling Stone.
"Strikes a giddy, winning balance between hilarity and heart."--Hollywood Reporter.
Publisher: [United States] : A24 Films, 2018.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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ArapahoeChrisP Jun 22, 2018

Fun Movie! The best part was the end when they show side by sides with the original movie. It's actually pretty amazing that they were able to make a near carbon copy of the original Room movie. If you like dumb comedy this is pretty good also you don't need to have seen the original movie.

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Merenwen
Jun 19, 2018

It's weird for me to give a movie like this five stars, but... it was exactly as advertised. It was great to see Dave Franco as a lead actor in his own right instead of being in his brother's shadow. And if you stay tuned through to the credits, you'll see a side-by-side, scene-by-scene comparison of the biopic and the original The Room - and you can see how spot-on James Franco's impression of Tommy is.

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samjenks
Jun 12, 2018

So bad I fell asleep, then refused to put my self through it again. Much, unnecessary nudity.

macika Jun 04, 2018

you have to watch the cult classic "The Room" by Tommy Wiseau first, before you watch this movie or you will not really understand this movie, which is very good by the way!!!! It is based on the book by the same title :"The disaster artist"...and later on was made into a movie. James Franco makes an excellent job playing Tommy Wiseau. I am very pleasantly surprised by this movie. I give a 4 out of 5 star.

KickyMcGee Jun 04, 2018

I've seen The Room (the making of which is the core of THIS movie) dozens of times, and it never gets any better. This movie, on the other hand, brings a depth to The Room that I hadn't expected. It does NOT make me like Tommy Weisau (played by James Franco here) any more, but maybe I understand him a little more? *I* quite liked this movie, but I wonder how well it works for someone who hasn't seen the Room before...

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kfit
May 22, 2018

This movie won't make sense unless you've seen The Room, but if you have, this is hilarious!

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Raun
May 11, 2018

I agree w Vrouk - fantastic performances especially by James Franco and weird true story but really, does anyone care ?

Theoretical_Onesie May 08, 2018

Two francos for the price of one. One franco ain't no laughin' matter so you better be ready
for a lot of franco. Man I love Franco.

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Tommyknocker
May 08, 2018

OMG we LOVED this movie!!! Amazing job that James Franco did, just amazing. The story is so unusual and the film was incredibly true to life. Watched as a group, wasn't that into seeing it, but absolutely everyone liked it!!! Not for a teen or millenial to understand or appreciate, must be an adult, to understand dreams and desires and making them come true. Ironic and spellbinding.

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blgrew1
May 01, 2018

This was about a recreation of a movie of back in the day. It wasn't for me. However, the original seems to have a cult following. To each their own. The acting was good, but the subject matter was lacking.

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Apr 03, 2018

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