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Erectile Dysfunction



It’s a little-known literary fact that Robert Burns’ poem, ‘Ode to a Mouse’ originally read:

“The best plans of men to get laid do often go awry.”

Burns’ stuffy publisher told him to ‘tone it down’ to make the now-famous little ditty more marketable.

But whatever the translation, either would apply to the plot of “Superbad,” the new comedy from the Judd Apatow camp, which looks to tighten its grip on Hollywood comedies, between this film, the summer’s earlier hit “Knocked Up,” and 2005’s “40-Year-Old Virgin.”

While Apatow did not direct this one as he did the previous two (he passed the responsibility to longtime collaborator Greg Mattola), his fingerprints are all over it.

The film once again follows misfit man-boys on a quest to make sense of the opposite sex. This time, the quest takes place over the course of one high school evening and the leads are two horny teens, Seth (played by the beefy Jonah Hill) and Evan (played by the gangly Michael Cera). (read more)

When teen sex comedy was an art form...
Sure, 'Superbad tries to impress us with it's potty mouth, but there were many a giant shoulder on which it stood... 'Snowballed,' anyone? Anyone? (Read more)

in theaters 8.24
Mr. Bean's Holiday
Poor Rowan Atkinson. Considered a god in England is reduced to this.
The Nanny Diaries
Scarlett Johansson stars as a sitter to hedonistic socialites. Those of you hoping for Fran Drescher's secret thoughts, you'll have to wait a while.
Resurrecting the Champ
Josh Harnett plays a reporter who comes across an aged boxing pro (Samuel L. Jackson) now living on the streets.
on DVD 8.28
Kickin' it Old School
Dear Jamie Kennedy, You are white. Deal with it. Love, Rob
Ski School
A lame sex romp, but admirable for its lovely photography of the huge mounds of... Whistler Mountain in British Columbia. Get your mind out of the gutter, sicko.
A lesser Will Ferrell comedy is better than no Ferrell comedy at all.

Random video release of the week:
Yes, even the warehouses of Netflix and the racks of Blockbuster have dingy little corners reserved for titles like THIS ONE!

taste the happy

Stuck in traffic
Sure, the 'Rush Hour' franchise wassilly and derivative, but what did audiences do to deserve such a lazy, sloppy remake to round out the trilogy?
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