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Denial Review


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Often depressing and banal, this "comedy" occasionally manages to rise above its subject matter (theory: manogomy is impossible) to be lighthearted and entertaining. Silverman and Dempsey make for an incredible duel of bad acting. Fortunately, the ladies save the show. Sort of.

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She's All That Review


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Well, as it turns out, she's not all that. She's like half that. Maybe less. I'd say 30 percent that.

70 percent crap.

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Pay It Forward Review


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The very idea behind Pay It Forward -- that when someone does an enormous good deed for you should pay it "forward" to three other, unsuspecting persons -- requires what is described in the film as "an extreme act of faith in the goodness of people."

It's safe to say that your enjoyment of the film is bound by this same rule. Dyed-in-the-wool film critics like myself have been down this road once or twice before, and the enormous leap of faith it takes to convince oneself that, deep down, even "bad" people are good makes me want to reach for my DVD of A Clockwork Orange.

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She's All That Movie Review

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