Adam Sandler

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Movie Review: That’s My Boy

That’s My Boy opens with a teenaged Donny Berger (thankfully not played by a CGI’ed Adam Sandler) having a sexual affair with his high school teacher Ms. McGarricle (Eva Amurri Martino, later Susan Sarandon in one of the movie’s cleverest gags) that leads to the birth of their son — Han Solo Berger. With Ms. McGarricle put in prison, the idiotic and immature Berger becomes a national celebrity throughout the 1980s for his antics, but whose fame has died down by the time the movie starts.

Movie Review: Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star

Although Larson’s first attempt at blue films seems not to take, he quickly becomes an Internet sensation (think the opposite of Dirk Diggler) and, eventually, a bona fide star by making people feel good about themselves, despite physical shortcomings and performance-based inadequacies. Nevertheless, Larson retains his good old-fashioned charm and pluckiness, never letting his stardom go to his head or sacrificing his innocence.

The Weekly Listicle: Hilarity FAIL.

Rock, Spade, James, Schneider, and Sandler: A veritable explosion of funny. Or not? For every Superbad, Juno, and The Hangover, there are fifty comedies that boast former “SNL” cast members, well-known talent, and sometimes even good writers. Hilarity seems imminent! Often enough, though, these movies are horribly offensive, disgustingly crude, […]