FANTASTIC FILM THREAT EXCLUSIVE! Perhaps it sounded like a good idea at the time – “The ‘Nutty Professor’ Does Auschwitz”? Sometime around 1972, director, star, egomaniac Jerry Lewis embarked on a most bizarre, and many would argue, questionable film project. Not since “Springtime for Hitler” would the cinematic world be privileged to such a fun time romp through Nazi Germany. “The Day the Clown Cried” has been shrouded in mystery for years – the stuff of legend. Was the film ever even made? If so, is it really a comedy about a clown leading children into ovens in a Nazi concentration camp? Any hard details regarding the film, even what it is actually about, have been all but unobtainable. That is, UNTIL NOW!
Posted on March 19, 2001 by Thom Bennett
FILM THREAT EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATIVE REPORT! Shooting was completed on the film version of “Hackers 2: Takedown” in December 1998. Featuring Skeet Ulrich and Tom Berenger, the film was based on the real-life exploits of uber-hacker Kevin Mitnick who was sentenced in 1995 to 68 months in federal prison for access device, wire, and computer fraud. The film was shelved by Miramax and never released in the US. Film Threat investigates…
Posted on February 26, 2001 by Thom Bennett