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Ten years after its initial release, Office Space continues to cast long shadows on Mike Judge’s other work. Judge’s animated TV shows—Beavis and Butt-head and King of the Hill—are certainly indelible, but his greatest legacy is swaddled in TPS reports, endless flair, and the O-Face. Consider: The 2006 feature film Idiocracy transposed the same acid criticisms of corporate culture to a broad farce, while this summer’s Extract was Office Space in a factory with a slightly more deadpan approach. Who can blame him for wanting to revisit the same themes? Here’s a film that forced Entertainment Weekly to reconsider its grading system, prompted Swingline to put red staplers into production, and gave us a gem of an epithet: “assclown.” Plus, Office Space affords you the opportunity to revisit and rewrite the hell of your own meaningless existence with a series of surreal revenge acts—if it isn’t this generation’s funniest look at the 9-to-5 grind, it’s certainly the most cathartic. THE FILM SHOWS at 7:45 P.M., WITH SPECIAL GUESTS STEPHEN ROOT AND GARY COLE, AT THE AFI SILVER THEATRE AND CULTURAL CENTER, 8633 COLESVILLE ROAD, SILVER SPRING. $6–$10. (301) 495-6720.