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Jackass: The Movie  (2002)      

0.5 /10

Due to a sold out promo screening to 8-Mile, I was able to see this free of charge (the only way I'd see it). Putting "movie" in the title is an immense disrespect to legitimate filmmakers everywhere. For the pessimists in society, the fact that THIS was put into theaters and managed to make millions is proof that ANYTHING is possible.  [English, 87min, R]

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back  (2001)      

5 /10

More like Jay and Silent Bob in This Is Completely Stupid. Cult-favorite Kevin Smith follows up his most clever and successful effort yet (in Dogma) with a lowest common denominator comedy that spot-lights his two least compelling characters (who, for the record, had no business appearing in Chasing Amy). Attempt at View Askewniverse "best-of" feels forced though insider jabs at Hollywood connect.  [English, 104min, R]

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The Jerk  (1979)      

7 /10

Steve Martin's breakout film has some funny moments for sure, although ridiculously moronic humor overwhelms the more clever jokes. Often quoted "All I need..."  scene is arguably the highlight (bedside "week" conversation is a close second), but laughs also stem from the absurd Opti-Grab invention and its comically tragic consequences.  [English, 94min, R]

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Jesus' Son  (1999)      

6.5 /10

Yet another drug addiction movie with great performance by Billly Crudup, excellent supporting cast, and creative storytelling, but at the end of the day, a well made, been-there-done-that downward spiral kind of movie.  [English, 107min, R]

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John Q  (2002)      

3 /10

What a mess! Sets a new standard for defying plausibility with a laughable and manipulative plot desperately trying to be a GOOD hostage film. Denzel has got to find material that more consistently matches his acting ability ASAP. Attempts at providing social commentary on US health care system are pathetic, helped little by stereotyped characters with actions that are frequently  plain stupid.  [English, 116min, PG-13]

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Joy Ride  (2001)      

7.5 /10

Paul Walker went from racing cars fast'n'furious, to racing FROM cars in this 2000's update to the Spielberg classic Duel. One of the more successful suspense/horror films of past two years, thanks to something sorely lacking in genre: restraint. Time is allowed for anonymous truck driver Rusty Nails to develop into a menacing presence, leading to intense cat'n'mouse exchanges that milk character's paranoia (motel room scene plays off sound to great effect). Ambiguous resolution takes the high road.  [English, 97min, R]

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