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‘Dumb and Dumber To’ isn’t too bad

Once upon a time, the Farrelly Brothers constructed sight gags capable of reaching new heights (or depths, as the case may be). Right about the time Brett Favre was murdering comedy in There’s Something About Mary, however, they abandoned their bread and butter in favor of a “comic spaghetti” approach. Meaning, they throw as many gags at the wall as possible and see what sticks. Thanks to the comic chemistry of Carrey and Daniels, Dumb and Dumber To is just sticky enough to justify its existence.

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Hurt and Turner turn up the smoking ‘Body Heat’

Body Heat Directed Lawrence Kasdan Written by Lawrence Kasdan U.S.A., 1981 The Friday Noir column has written a great deal about the seedy side of characters, plot, settings and themes that make up the genre. The one aspect that, up until now, has maybe not been overlooked but certainly not observed with thorough depth is …

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