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Watch: Todd Phillips’ canned HBO fraternity documentary FRAT HOUSE

Joshua Brunsting

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March 5th, 2012

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Over the past few years, not only has director Todd Phillips become one of comedies biggest names, but his brand of debauchery-filled chuckles have become the stuff of cinematic gold. Be it THE HANGOVER or its box office busting sequel, or his most beloved film, OLD SCHOOL, Phillips is a filmmaker that knows literally nothing else outside of pure unruliness. And if you know anything about his career, this shouldn’t come as any shock.

One of his earliest films, the HBO documentary FRAT HOUSE has for a long time been unavailable to the public, save for the handful of times its been put up online, but today is one of those days.  The film was set to bow on the network following its premiere at Sundance in 1998, but was shelved after people called  the film out on the grounds of its validity.

Now, the film has been put online before, but subsequently yanked off line, so if you plan to watch it, you better get to it now.  I haven’t been able to set aside time to check it out, so while I’m not a huge Phillips fan, I have a lot of interest in this sucker.  I think the project sounds interesting, and it should be interesting to see what a young Phillips had up his sleeve.

What do you think?

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