Matt and Julia aren't having the greatest relationship on earth. They've got a successful advertising agency but Matt suspects his wife of having an affair and is getting so obsessed with ... See full summary »
Two OK jokes repeated throughout makes for a disappointing and quite unfunny short
I've been watching a couple of the Funny or Die spoof sequels recently and while some of them really work, some are quite basic and this one falls into the latter camp. The film's jokes is that they have remade the original film but have done it with Tara Reid doing all the roles in the same story again. The first time you see Reid aping a shot from the film it is quite amusing, but after you've seen it a couple of times it stops being funny and afterwards you're left with only the feeling that the original was really good and that it probably deserves a better spoof than this one.
The joke about sequels here is that they do rather rerun the original films and again that joke was funny when it was first made ("nope, drawing a blank") but by the third time it doesn't have much left to it. Sadly these two jokes are all the short film has and it doesn't really work. Reid is a good sport for trying it, but without sharp material she is just left doing bad impressions in a series of funny costumes. A shame because the original film is held in such high esteem that it deserved a smarter and more affectionate spoof, but this is all they got.
Two jokes, both of which are OK the first time, but not when repeated throughout the short. Disappointing.
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