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Disaster Movie
We're running out of genres to spoof: This time it's disaster movies.
"...behind such intellectual vacuums as Meet the Spartans, Epic Movie, and Date Movie and contributors on all four –..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Scary Movie Two
"...Kathleen Robertson, Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans. Before Scary Movie 2 is through, Chris Elliott dry-humps a turkey, David..."

July 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Peanuts Movie
Happiness is a warm animated cartoon called The Peanuts Movie
" a warm feature-length animated cartoon called The Peanuts Movie, a loving tribute to the beloved comic strip that..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Bee Movie
Jerry Seinfeld delivers an agreeable though tame animated picture that more than does the trick but is unlikely to become a superbuzz movie.
"...TV show in 1998, Seinfeld has made an animated movie that's only little more than "about nothing." Granted, his..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Epic Movie
The filmmakers are completely tone-deaf when it comes to the art of film parody, and their special form of sadism-as-punch-line leaves the audience in a perpetual cringe.
"...Willard and David Carradine. What would you call a movie that traffics entirely in bathroom humor, low-grade sadism, puerile..."

Feb. 2, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
Everything is still pretty awesome as this sequel builds on the first film
"...entertaining sequel to one of the most creative animated movies released in recent memory. Upon first viewing half a..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The LEGO Batman Movie
The Dark Knight returns to Legoland
"...this boisterously entertaining cousin of the awesome The LEGO Movie, which snuck under the radar three years ago to..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Pokémon: The First Movie
"...There is a new definition of the term, “critic-proof movie,” and it goes by the name Pokémon: The First..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Rugrats Movie
The babies' first theatrical adventure is nonstop, but padded with lots of pop tunes.
"...and some richly colored and fluid animation, The Rugrats Movie simply cannot sustain the frenetic charm and imagination of..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

The Brady Bunch Movie
"...Long, Michael McKean and Jean Smart. The Brady Bunch Movie is retro-Seventies overload: color it harvest gold and avocado..."

Feb. 24, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
Whether this is a real film or a priceless stunt, Morgan Spurlock has the goods on product placement.
"...public health in Super Size Me. In The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, Spurlock investigates the economics of product placement..."

April 22, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Date Movie
What's left to spoof? Why, romance movies, of course.
" features “two of the six writers of Scary Movie,” as this film’s marketing campaign does, is like bragging..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Steal This Movie!
"...Garofalo and Vincent D'Onofrio. If nothing else, Steal This Movie! provides an invaluable service in educating a new generation..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Scary Movie
Keenen Ivory Wayans' broad spoof of the horror/comedy Scream series.
"...a fresh lepidopterist's specimen, yes, but seated nonetheless. Scary Movie, however, takes the proverbial cake and jams it down..."

July 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Doug's First Movie
" but it's comforting and familiar. In Doug's 1st Movie, Doug and his gang get full-screen treatment, but with..."

March 26, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Fantastic Fest: 24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters
Director Kevin Burke on one-sheets and screenprints
"...the print that led him to make 24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters. "It was There Will be Blood..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The LEGO Movie
Let's face it: We're putty in these things' hands.
"...out on a critical limb, shall we? The Lego Movie is the best thing to come along since that..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Best Worst Movie
Premiering in Austin, this documentary is about the purportedly "best worst movie" ever made, Troll 2, and its enthusiastic fans.
"...many fans, who have dubbed it the “best worst movie” ever made. It’s a dubious distinction, of course, one..."

April 23, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
" a mind-twisting ride, but so breathtaking is the movie's visual style and so entertaining its central characters that..."

April 4, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

jackass the movie
"...They don't call it jackass for nothing. jackass the movie is, as the title would suggest, the feature-length rendering..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Pokémon: The Movie
"...for sure. In the meantime, we have only the movie, not the fad and its multiformatted artifacts, in our..."

July 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tom and Jerry -- the Movie
"...Henry Gibson and Anndi Mcaffee. You know when a movie bills Joe Barbera as its “Creative Consultant,” it is..."

Aug. 6, 1993 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
An animated adaptation of the beloved book series
"...the genial animated feature Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, which is based on the popular series of children’s..."

June 9, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Edina and Patsy hit the big screen with mixed results
"...But in this 90-minute movie, which runs twice the length of one of the..."

July 22, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Superhero Movie
Superhero Movie is a tonally confused spoof, which, for once, doesn't go far enough comedically.
"...Ross, Kevin Hart, Brent Spiner and Jeffrey Tambor. Superhero Movie brings to mind a lot of questions. Why wasn't..."

April 4, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Omaha (The Movie)
"...guest spots in Dan Mirvish's first feature Omaha (the movie). Just exactly what the governor means is incidental, as..."

April 12, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Zombie Girl: The Movie
This is a "making of" documentary about the 2005 filming of the zombie film Pathogen, made by then-12-year-old Austinite Emily Hagins.
"...and the trajectory it will take. Zombie Girl: The Movie records the experiences of Austin resident Emily Hagins who,..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Scary Movie 4
What's new in this fourth edition of the popular-culture spoof machine? Well, Shaquille O'Neal and Dr. Phil, for starters.
"...a franchise can be an unnerving experience, but Scary Movie 4 is hardly scary, or, despite its premise, very..."

April 21, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Book of Mormon Movie, Volume 1: The Journey
The leaden acting, tablecloth wardrobe, and Sixties-era Star Trek set design are more likely to leave nonbelievers stupefied than awestruck.
"...up a storm compared to The Book of Mormon Movie’s Noah Danby, who plays straight-shootin’ Mormon icon Nephi with..."

March 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Scary Movie 3
Third outing is 90% chaff, 10% wit, and pure Children of the Corny.
" to be fervently hoped, last in the less-than-venerable horror-movie parody series fires the gags in such a bewildering..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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