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An entertaining movie, much like a good meal, is worth the price you pay. And even though a bad movie, unlike a bad meal, probably won’t give you the runs, paying $10 dollars to see it will make you feel like shit.

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Superbad

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Production Budget: 20M

Worldwide Gross: 68.5M

I would like to thank the Boston Globe and the Hollywood Reporter for giving this movie a C. Without consistent, accurate, and well thought out reviewing like that, I would have never started reviewing movies in the first place. It’s because of blowhards like Stephen Farber (Hollywood Reporter), and Welsey Morris (Globe), that this blog exists. Gentlemen, if this is a C movie, my first girlfriend was a C cup, and that was in third grade… so not so much. If this movie is a C, than Stevie Wonder can SEE. If this movie is a C, than I give up, because I thought it was “elbow your neighbor” and “high five a total stranger” funny. It filled the theater with laughs, at times groans, but it filled the theater consistently with chatter. It has lovable-loser characters, moments of uncontrollable hilarity, the requisite level of emotional attachment, and the number one comedic element in recently successful comedies: The loser guys that just can’t get laid. Read the rest of this entry »