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The Greatest Film Of Our Time has a Music Video To Curl Your Short Hairs!!!

Hey Folks, Harry here... That fucker Moriarty beat me to the FABULOUS FURRY FREAK BROTHERS movie, which will really be the greatest movie ever made (to me at least) - but according to Satan and the powers of rockin' - the greatest movie of our time has got to be TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF DESTINY. I can't wait to see this... there's a goofy sense of dorkiness about this film that is just irresistable. This looks like a Gummi Bear chewing flick. Where you should have sweet gelatin yumminess and a sugar rage in your eyes. That or psychedelic mushrooms...

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  • Oct. 14, 2006, 7:11 p.m. CST

    This is not the greatest article posted on AICN...

    by Kubla_Khan

    ...this is just a tribute.

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 7:14 p.m. CST

    Black's act was old by the end of High Fidelity

    by readingwriter

    A whole movie of "Yes, he's a singer who's ironic about being a singer--that's the JOKE!" is gonna make me beg to watch the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers stillie (as opposed to movie). What can I expect from a site that considers Weird Al a genius?

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 7:25 p.m. CST

    "Over the Edge" has a music video?

    by Kentucky Colonel

    Truly, the greatest overlooked movie of our time. "Hi, I'm Ritchie White. I'm on probation!" "Alright....a picnic with a gun!!"

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 7:31 p.m. CST

    sorry, but this movie is 5 years too late...

    by future help

    too bad

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 7:31 p.m. CST

    Old reviews?

    by Thing-Fish

    Sorry to post an unrelated question, but what happened to Harry's reviews for "older" movies on this web site? This site used to have an alpabetized section under "reviews" but now I can't find it. Thanks.

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 7:50 p.m. CST

    Wonder Woman has been cast!

    by StrokerX

    internet chick lonely girl or whatever!!! not sure if i agree with this she's got some catipillar eyebrows

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 7:54 p.m. CST

    Stroker, that was a joke Whedon put on his blog.

    by Lenny Nero

    Most definitely not true.

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 7:58 p.m. CST

    And how is JB "ironic about being a singer"...

    by Lenny Nero

    ...as opposed to just being one?

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 8:03 p.m. CST

    "Yes, he's a singer who's ironic about being a singer--

    by raw_bean

    -that's the JOKE!" - The internet: providing a forum for uninformed fools to vent their ridiculous opinions since the early nineties! ------ Seriously, I can't even decipher that particular meaningless word-fart of a sentence. However, if I assume readingwriter is about 11, he might get points for effort with his 'stillie' attempt at humour, abortive though it was. Time to go purify my mind with the Tenacious D album and practice my cock-pushups.

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 8:06 p.m. CST

    Way old news

    by Orionsangels

    This videos been out a month!

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 8:08 p.m. CST

    ????? = Flames on Optimus

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    ??????

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 8:20 p.m. CST

    I saw this movie

    by conniebrean1

    It's pretty dumb all around, but has brief moments of greatness. The rock and roll cameos are by far the best part of the movie, and a bit about Pete Townshend's powerslide is genius. There's an end part after the credits, just FYI.

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 8:26 p.m. CST

    Know what this reminds me of???

    by Rakafraker

    Wayne's World and Bill and Ted come to mind. I hate to say it, but I love the cheese. I will likely rent this though. I'm no longer in my 20's.

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 8:37 p.m. CST

    Well

    by Ridge

    I guess I never saw the appeal of Tenacious D beyond 'I must think its cool because everyone else says it is even though they're shockingly average...'

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 8:45 p.m. CST

    You don't always have to fuck her hard...

    by Get_Me_An_18-Man_Fire_Team_In_12_Hours

    There, I said it.

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 9:11 p.m. CST

    crotch pushups?

    by Bob C. Cock

    c'mon, censors...

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 9:28 p.m. CST

    Magic Mushrooms?

    by eclipsedman

    The Power of the Dark Cystal and Nightmare Before Christmas 3D - yes - but this film isn't worthy

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 9:39 p.m. CST

    thought this was about BORAT

    by theBigE

    Nothing will top it for years to come!

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 10:40 p.m. CST

    Citizen Kane

    by Uncapie

    With special appearance by Oat Willie!

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 10:52 p.m. CST

    ReadingWriter

    by WolfmanNards

    Thank you for letting us know what is in and what is out. Do keep us informed. By the way, your act was old when people stopped enjoying the company of pretentious douchebags.

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Censoring Tenacious D = Flames on Optimus

    by comedian_x

    Go to www.tenaciousd.com for the uncensored version of this song. "Crotch push-ups?" come on!

  • Oct. 14, 2006, 11:16 p.m. CST

    Crotch pushups don't even make sense.

    by 'Cholera's Ghost

    C'mon, censors. You can't get any leverage off of a mere crotch.

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 12:55 a.m. CST

    Lenny Nero

    by StrokerX

    oh ok, thank god!

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 1:26 a.m. CST

    Rawbean

    by readingwriter

    Obviously all you can do is "practice" cock pushups. Black's whole schtick is that he's "playing" a singer--every phrase, every expression has air quotes around it. If you had a brain where your internet sarcastic "pwned!" 'tude is, you'd realize you're the pathetic perfect example of the audience for all this ironic crap. Instead you think this ancient creaking "I'm a singer, but I KNOW it's ridiculous to take singing seriously, so I make these funny faces and act like I'm really into this" Dean Martin -cum- Motorhead thing is cutting edge. Now go listen to the greatest ripoff since The Return of Bruno, you retarded twat dribble.

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 1:30 a.m. CST

    Wolfmannards

    by readingwriter

    "Thank you for letting us know what is in and what is out." Holy Christ, you're not doing that cobwebbed old chestnut, "You're taking a contrary opinion so I'm gonna pretend you claim it's more than just an opinion"? Jesus Christ, talk about pretentious douchebags! Everyone knows only someone who takes a name from a Shane Black film can lay down the Accepted Wisdom! Now hurry up and buy that new issue of Entertainment Weekly so you can tell us all what's cutting edge!

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 3:35 a.m. CST

    Symptomatic of the fall of Western Civilisation

    by kwisatzhaderach

    I guess if you're 14 or under you might enjoy this steaming pile of manure but please. Jack Black is one of the most irritating, overrated people on the planet. Next time I see his smug squashed face on a cinema screen i'm going to put my fist through it.

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 6:16 a.m. CST

    Man, some people love to kill other people's buzz.

    by brokentusk

    That was fucking great!

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 7:01 a.m. CST

    So Michael Bay is the new Lucas for you guys eh

    by Talkbacker with no name

    fine. knock yourselves out...Can't wait for this movie!. "It's pick! Of DESTIIIIIIIIINY. Com on!"

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 11:50 a.m. CST

    I agree that this movie has passed its time...

    by Flim Springfield

    It still may be funny (I hope it is), but five years ago it would have been a much bigger deal. Especially to us internet folk.

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 12:22 p.m. CST

    Dare I say, "meh?"

    by BannedOnTheRun

    I guess every generation needs its Bill and Ted.

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 5:04 p.m. CST

    Kicking a dead horse

    by werideatdusk

    I agree 100% with ZombieSolutions... Tenacious D were very funny back in the day but there's only so much you can make fun of when it comes to heavy metal. Particularly since that kind of "excess" metal is pretty much dead these days. The kind with fantasy art and big curly hair and 10-minute songs.

  • Oct. 15, 2006, 7:47 p.m. CST

    greatest movie of all time?

    by chipps

    greatest movie of all time? Video clip? I thought it was going to be the clerks version of build me up buttercup. Damm.

  • Oct. 16, 2006, 8:46 a.m. CST

    You nerds need to loosen up

    by ironburl

    The D will rule the silver screen. Nerds.

  • Oct. 16, 2006, 1:20 p.m. CST

    The D!

    by tile_mcgillus

    I use to love watching their fifteen show when it would pop up on HBO. It seems as though they haven't wrote any new material since 98...I mean: same songs, same jokes! KG and JB should be ashamed trying to push the same stuff again! When I heard about this movie, I was estatic. Now, not so much. The D seem exhausted. If this was all new, then Hells-to-the-yeah bring it on. Some of the lines in the song are either ripping off old sweet ass lines or just blatantly the same. Suckitown 5000.

  • Oct. 17, 2006, 1:56 a.m. CST

    cos if you're a diva then go to geneva

    by slappy jones

    is quite possibly the single greatest song lyric EVER written.

  • Oct. 17, 2006, 7:41 a.m. CST

    Hehe, I think I poked readingwriter in s sensitive spot

    by raw_bean

    Calm down, fella. So Black's 'stage presence' is ridiculously overblown, the album is still a hoot, where the music is good and the 'joke' is not the 'irony' of his physical mannerisms, but the funny lyrics. And given the extreme ridiculousness of most rock front men, don't you think they're ripe for a little parody? ---- I must say though, "he's a singer who's ironic about being a singer" still doesn't actually make sense (in a strictly linguistic sense, sorry to be anal), and I've never typed 'pwned' before in my life (until then). Also you're putting words into my mouth about the D being 'cutting edge', I couldn't give a crap what isn't cutting edge, I just know what I like. As for the slavering, frothing insults (come on, was that supposed to upset me? I've posted here for years, by now my skin's thicker than Dubbya Bush, and I've heard far worse), I'd be offended, but if I read the implication right and you can actually do cock-pushups, then I must bow down before you and give you respect. Unless your line about me only practicing was another attempt at a witticism, in which case, no respect for you. 'Cause that was worse than 'stillie'.