SundanceTV’s BABYLON may shine a brighter light than ever on the high-pressure office politics of the televised cop shop, but on-the-job insanity is a proud tradition in the world of movies. Here are ten of the wildest workplaces in the movies, where cubicles become foxholes and it’s never business as usual for long.
Glengarry Glen Ross
Watch THE BIG KAHUNA on Thursday, Deceber 1st at 9pm. It may seem like pretty tame dramatic fodder at first, but salesman have always made for great theater and, once adapted, great film. Take “Death of a Salesman,” written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller and later adapted for the Golden Globe-winning TV 1985 show…
One of my favorite all time films is Mamet’s GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS. The original STAR WARS trilogy is up there too, which is why I’m loving Josh Millard’s parody of the famous speech given by Alec Baldwin: VADER: A.B.C. A, always; B, be; C, choking. Always be choking. Always be choking! [Via]