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Sunday, March 1 2009

Naked Gun: I Love the 80’s Edition

Some 21 years down the line, The Naked Gun, surprisingly, is still pretty damn funny.


Thursday, January 15 2009

An American Carol

This is what right-wingers accuse Hollywood liberals of making: a vanity project intended to please a small, select group.


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.


Wednesday, January 11 2006

Airplane!: The ‘Don’t Call Me Shirley!’ Edition (1980)

Airplane! basically gets by on one joke: sight gags based on tricks of perspective or on thwarting expectation.


Thursday, October 23 2003

Scary Movie 3 (2003)

Just when you thought the Scary Movie franchise had run out of ideas, here it comes again -- looking like it's run out of ideas.


Thursday, August 28 2003

My Boss’s Daughter (2002)

Bring on the vile humor and mindless embarrassment.


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