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Serial

Serial (1980)

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Release Date: Mar 28, 1980 Wide

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There are no cliff-hanging moments in Serial, but there's plenty of laughs in this trenchant comedy comment on 1970s lifestyles. Martin Mull plays the father of a Marin County family that succumbs to every silly fad coming down the pike. Mull tries to distance himself from his family's idiocies, but it's always the man who pays the piper. The film, based on a collection of newspaper essays by Cyra McFadden, is neatly tied up with a Capraesque ending allowing Mull to finally prevail. Some of the

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Jul 22, 2008

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The film is ruthless in bidding a not-so-fond farewell to the Me Decade.

July 15, 2008 Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com
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Serial is a whimsical parable about the burdens of always trying to stay up-to-date.

January 29, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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A hilarious movie about family, fads, and the 70s. An interesting cast too, especially Christopher Lee, who is too funny. I highly recommend this comedy.
January 10, 2011
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