Pauly Shore Is Dead Movie Review
Shore's movie isn't terribly amusing -- as the single joke wears paper-thin over its 80 mercifully short minutes -- but Shore does pull off a serious coup in recruiting several dozen major celebrities -- Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Vince Vaughn, Pamela Anderson, and more -- to appear in the film as themselves, alongside some lesser-known but equally curious picks -- Heidi Fleiss, Roco Suave, Tommy Chong, and Todd Bridges, to name just a few.
The idea is that Pauly Shore learns about the fickle nature of celebrity through all of this -- explicitly so via a couple of visitations from Sam Kinison's ghost -- and he's convinced by the end to give up his lamebrained "weasel" schtick and just be himself. What that self is, however, I'm not sure we want to see.
The DVD includes deleted scenes and a commentary track from Shore -- odd, since the entire film is narrated by the guy.