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Today in Movie History: January 8

We’re back from the hiatus of early January, where the options were just too depressing to contemplate. Topping the list today is the Soviet-era avant-garde masterpiece Man with a Movie Camera: a film shot without plot or characters, intended to exemplify the modernist movement. It depicted the lives of communist workers in an urban environment that featured… hey, hey! Pay attention! I can see you dozing off there and…

Oh all right. Today also saw the release of Leprechaun, a gimmicky little horror movie that provided Warwick David with a paycheck through a staggering array of crappy sequels and a pre-Friends Jennifer Aniston, um, honing her craft. Or something. It opened today in 1993.  Happy now?

 

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