It's no masterpiece, but I found it consistently good-hearted and sometimes hilarious, and the sparse crowd I saw it with was laughing as much as I was, especially at the outrageous rap numbers.
This is the kind of comedy in which the characters are construction-paper cutouts whose abrupt changes of heart are dictated entirely by the preposterous plot and not by psychological or social reality.
Universal acclaim- based on 54 Ratings
Apr 26, 2011Anybody who doesn't like this movie must be kind of slow and not getting the biting satire. I've noticed satirical movies generally get lowAnybody who doesn't like this movie must be kind of slow and not getting the biting satire. I've noticed satirical movies generally get low ratings....didn't know America was full of such humorless people. The movie is an equal opportunity offender which shows the people who made the movie "get it" and are not being offensive, rather they are making fun of those who stereotype people. I'm going to recommend this movie, that like Lisa Schwarzbaum of "Entertainment Weekly" said should be savored for it's cult-ready collection of skits that it has. Lisa Kudrow is one of the most brilliant, under-appreciated stars of our time! Awesome!… Full Review »