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Sunday, April 26 2009

Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.


Friday, September 1 2006

Scary Movie 4 (2006)

This isn't a movie so much as a series of set pieces with a theme of parody in mind, only to quickly devolve into toilet humor of the most literal kind and asinine, gross-out histrionics.


Friday, April 21 2006

Scary Movie 4 (2006)

The problem is that none of this is surprising. We've seen these jokes on late night television, heard them on the radio or even thought of them ourselves.


Monday, June 30 2003

There’s Something More About Mary (1998)

It's easy to deride the Farrellys' work, to dismiss their brand of humor or their dogged efforts to be 'politically incorrect.' Still, they serve more substantive functions than dosing 12-year-old boys with chickens-up-the-butt jokes.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Snow Day (2000)


Osmosis Jones (2001)

Who would have guessed it? Living inside inveterate white guy Frank (Bill Murray) is a company of black folks.


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