Tag Archives: Jon Lovitz

Small Time Crooks - * 1/2*

Woody Allen directs and stars in this comedy about a group of dimwitted thieves trying to rob a bank. Michael Rappaport, Hugh Grant, Tracy Ullman, Elaine May and Jon Lovitz also star. Capsule Review: One of Woody Allen’s better comedies … Continue reading

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Happiness - * *

Don’t be fooled by the title. There is happiness in Todd Solondz’ latest film, but it’s not exactly what you would expect. The film explores several unhappy (and, in some cases, extremely dysfunctional) people in their quest to find “happiness”, … Continue reading

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High School High - *

This parody in the style of Airplane! has some scattered laughs, but not quite enough to overcome its fatal flaw: it takes itself just a bit too seriously. John Lovitz is Mr. Clark, the new history teacher at Marion Barry … Continue reading

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The Great White Hype - * *

Enjoyable, if not hilarious, comedy set behind the scenes in the boxing world. Samuel L. Jackson is the Reverend Fred Sultan, a Don King-esque fight promoter, who is currently managing the undefeated heavyweight champion, James “The Grim Reaper” Roper (Damon … Continue reading

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