Articles tagged david zucker

Naked Gun: I Love the 80’s Edition

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

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15 Jan 2009 // 8:59 PM

An American Carol

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

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1 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

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.

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21 Apr 2006 // 3:00 AM

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.

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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.

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23 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

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.

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28 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

My Boss’s Daughter (2002)

Bring on the vile humor and mindless embarrassment.

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