The Bad Review Revue

Fred Claus: “There is more plot in the average Geico commercial.” Kyle Smith, New York Post

August Rush: “Plays more to the gag reflex than to the heart.” — Desson Thomson, WASHINGTON POST

Hitman: “One of the best movies ever made from a video game … which doesn’t provide you with very much information. That’s like declaring the best meal you’ve eaten at a strip club, or the best love ballad by Kenny Loggins.” — Peter Hartlaub, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

Awake: “Has more holes in it than a tea bag.” — Bruce Demara, Toronto Star

Southland Tales: “After I saw the first cut of Kelly’s Southland Tales at Cannes 2005, I was dazed, confused, bewildered, bored, affronted and deafened by the boos all around me… now here is the director’s cut, which is 20 minutes shorter, lops off a couple of characters and a few of the infinite subplots, and is even more of a mess. I recommend that Kelly keep right on cutting until he whittles it down to a ukulele pick.” — Roger Ebert, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

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