Tag Archives: Adam Sandler

Big Daddy - * 1/2*

Adam Sandler movies have typically been an acquired taste. However, starting with The Wedding Singer, he has been trying to broaden his appeal. Big Daddy is another film where he attempts to tone down his schtick and widen his audience. … Continue reading

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The Waterboy - * * 1/2*

After his attempt to broaden his appeal with The Wedding Singer, Adam Sandler returns back to familiar ground in The Waterboy. It may not be terribly innovative, but Sandler’s in peak form, and he delivers a humorous (if predictable) comedy. … Continue reading

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The Wedding Singer - * 1/2*

Adam Sandler turns up the charm in his latest romantic comedy, The Wedding Singer. Unfortunately, that also has the effect of softening his edge. He’s nowhere near his peak of Happy Gilmore, not that it was much of one. He’s … Continue reading

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Bulletproof - * *

Bulletproof is a rather routine buddy-action/comedy that should have concentrated a bit more on the comedy side, and less on the action. Archie Moses (Adam Sandler) and Rock Keats (Damon Wayans) are partners in crime, and best friends to boot…that … Continue reading

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Happy Gilmore - * *

Adam Sandler makes the most out of a stock situation, and, at times, manages to create several good laughs. Sandler plays the title character, a hockey fanatic who can’t skate. He stumbles from one failure to another, until, after his … Continue reading

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Billy Madison - * 1/2*

Surprisingly hillarious in places (Steve Buscemi’s cameo is terrific), but it unfortunately can’t keep a stable pace. It lingers too long on unfunny bits, and flies over other scenes which should have supported the movie.

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