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Friday, June 20 2008

Get Smart

Get Smart makes rudimentary efforts to update, with passing references to terrorists, profiling, and inter-agency competition.


Thursday, June 19 2008

‘Smart’ Sucks


Monday, October 17 2005

The Longest Yard: Widescreen Collector’s Edition (2005)

Given the prison's largely nonwhite population, Paul's friendship with Caretaker (Chris Rock) is invaluable in assembling the team.


Monday, August 29 2005

Tommy Boy: Holy Schnike Edition (1995)

It seems odd that this well-executed formula buddy comedy would have such a tortured birthing process.


Saturday, May 28 2005

The Longest Yard (2005)

Sandler is resolutely unriled, whether abused by guards, the warden, or his own teammates, which makes him a decidedly peculiar action comedy hero.


Monday, June 14 2004

50 First Dates: Special Edition (2004)

Always in the present, Drew Barrymore's Lucy is changed in an instant. And she's irresistible.


Thursday, February 12 2004

50 First Dates (2004)

Henry sets his sights on doing the right thing for Lucy, who will always be a childish girl, never have agency, never be able to make an informed decision that she can count on lasting.


Friday, April 11 2003

Anger Management (2003)

Dave (Adam Sandler) grumbles okay, to everything, his face reorganized into a permanent twist.


Monday, October 7 2002

Hidden Hills

Even more problematic is the moment when it's time for the episode's moral message, delivered with the subtlety of a bumper sticker.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

From start to finish, the film is suffused with Eddie Murphyness, his elevated sense of himself and his desire to do 'what no one else has done before.'"


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