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An Unconventional Film Set Shapes Guest’s Latest, Mascots

The Christopher Guest mockumentary has become a genre of its own. Since This is Spinal Tap in 1984, Guest has spearheaded a number of faux, realistic films that take on specific human subcultures. Often […]
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As someone who treasures her 20-year-old “Waiting for Guffman” plastic lunch box, I have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Netflix’s “ Mascots.” The fifth of filmmaker Christopher Guest’s string of comical faux documentaries (not...

Christopher Guest’s Next Film Is a Mockumentary for Netflix About a Mascot Competition

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Christopher Guest is the newest addition to Netflix’s growing clique of impressive filmmakers (…and Adam Sandler). The director of Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show and A Mighty Wind and writer/star of This Is Spinal Tap now has a d...

Christopher Guest Lands Netflix Deal for New Film, 'Mascots'

Entertainment / Film : Movies

Actor-filmmaker Christopher Guest has revolutionized the "mockumentary" format, satirizing rock spectacle (This Is Spinal Tap), stage musicals (Waiting for Guffman), dog shows (Best in Show) and folk music (A Mighty Wind). For his l...


Entertainment / Film : Slate: Movies

The comedy of a Christopher Guest mockumentary comes from a simple formula: the mismatch between the remarkable self-assurance of the characters on whom each film focuses and the fundamental silliness and uselessness of the pastime ...


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