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Sorry, but this movie makes me laugh.

by Anonymousreply 1911/26/2012

It's better than I thought it'd be, and all the bad reviews for it. David Duchovny is proves what a stiff, untalented actor he is, just grins constantly, shows how far you can get with just a pretty face. But I liked the women's performances. Lots of good music. I tend to like drag movies anyway. I'm not going to rave about it, but it's ok.

by Anonymousreply 110/14/2012

I like the Russian mobster going to all of the dinner theaters around the country, and they are all doing Mame.

by Anonymousreply 210/14/2012

Very satisfying, very funny movie. Plus, it has Debbie!

by Anonymousreply 310/15/2012

Very enjoyable and a fun take on SOME LIKE IT HOT...

by Anonymousreply 410/15/2012

Also love it. I think there could be a great sitcom in the idea of two awkward musical theatre fangirls. Throw in some gays too and it could be The Big Bang Theory for showqueens.

Their speeches during their drag performances remind me of Emily Skinner for some reason.

by Anonymousreply 510/15/2012

Exactly, R4.

by Anonymousreply 610/15/2012

It's a terrible movie and an insult to "Some Like It Hot" but it is also one of my guilty pleasures. I have the DVD and watch it at least once a year. Love the scene where they are driving down the road and rip open the bag of cocaine.

by Anonymousreply 710/15/2012

Toni Collette is the bigger star, yet she is billed second to Nia Vardalos


by Anonymousreply 810/15/2012

Because this was Vardalos' first film after "My Big Fat Greek Wedding", when everyone thought she would be the next big thing. Even that film wasn't that great.

by Anonymousreply 910/15/2012

Toni Collete is an Oscar nominated actress. With her being top billed, the flick would do better internationally.

by Anonymousreply 1010/15/2012

I've never thought Nia Vardalos was funny. Sorry.

by Anonymousreply 1110/15/2012

Which is why Toni Collette should have been top billed.

by Anonymousreply 1210/15/2012

This movie is one of my guilty pleasures. I love it!

by Anonymousreply 1310/15/2012

It seems we have a Toni Collette troll

by Anonymousreply 1410/15/2012

I saw it tonight on Starz -- cute, but not something I'd have paid to see.

Roger Ebert got it right when he wrote that it plays like an amateur-theatre production, but one you'd like better if your friends were in it.

Like OP, I did think the running [italic]Mame[/italic] gag was funny.

by Anonymousreply 1511/25/2012

Nia Vardalos is an unfunny, untalented hack. It's a crime that this woman was allowed to make not one movie, but two. And a television series based on the hideous, overrated first film.

by Anonymousreply 1611/26/2012

Talk about ripping off a classic, Some Like It Hot.

by Anonymousreply 1711/26/2012

It's a fun movie. I haven't seen it for ages and must watch it again...

by Anonymousreply 1811/26/2012

[quote]Talk about ripping off a classic, Some Like It Hot.

*And* [italic]Victor/Victoria.[/italic] Plus it borrowed the [italic]To Wong Foo[/italic] conceit that drag queens stay cross-dressed at all times.

by Anonymousreply 1911/26/2012
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