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Beerfest Reviews

David Jenkins
Time Out
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Beerfest is a film that appears to have been conceived on the back of a beermat and its trashy direction, nonexistent plot and dismal comic mugging would seem to suggest that preparations progressed no further.

Full Review Source: Time Out

September 23, 2006
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Even in a wacky, stupid comedy like this you have to have some thread of a plot.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

August 28, 2006

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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August 26, 2006
Scott Brown
Entertainment Weekly
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I felt oddly respected: Neck-deep in barley and boobs, marinated in urine, Beerfest panders shamelessly to the 15-year-old in this 30-year-old... without assuming he is a 15-year-old.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

August 25, 2006
Bill Zwecker
Chicago Sun-Times
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My best suggestion for people who insist on going to see this immense waste of time? Go drunk.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 0.5/4

August 25, 2006
Joanne Kaufman
Wall Street Journal
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Ok, so maybe you don't absolutely have to have a Y chromosome and be 14 years old (or have the mind of a 14-year-old) to appreciate the freshmanic humor that is Beerfest. But, oh, does it help.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

August 25, 2006
Scott Bowles
USA Today
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Beerfest plays like a party that's gone on too long, when the buzz has worn off and the hangover starts to set in.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 25, 2006
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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A movie that feels as if it was conceived, executed, edited and ultimately released by people in an advanced state of gassy inebriation.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1/4

August 25, 2006
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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Beerfest is an excuse to get happily dumb and decadent, which would be great if the movie was actually funny.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 1/4

August 25, 2006
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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If you like to drink Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, you'll probably like this movie. If you're a cognac person, the scene where the great-grandmother performs a sex act on a sausage may not be refined enough for your tastes.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

August 25, 2006
Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
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It's amusing on occasion, but also garbled, repetitious and potentially offensive.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2/4

August 25, 2006
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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This movie will be as essential to the DKE house as a Sharpie for writing jokes on a passed-out brother; it's pure guy humor.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

August 25, 2006
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Among the cast, Chandrasekhar is easily the funniest of the Lizards, though in fairness, each has his moments. The movie does, too; just expect them to shrink exponentially depending on your level of sobriety.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/4

August 25, 2006
Peter Debruge
Miami Herald
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Beerfest features more beer consumed on screen than any movie since Strange Brew, while simultaneously offering less in the way of redeeming social value than Freddy Got Fingered.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1/4

August 25, 2006
Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail
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Watching endless scenes of sport drinking gets tiresome and by the time the film reaches the final competition, you might feel too bloated to laugh.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 25, 2006
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Scene by scene it's funny enough, but it goes exactly where you expect it to go, which makes the last third a lot less funny than the first two-thirds.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: C+

August 25, 2006
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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The script, cowritten by all the members, is too sloshy and bleary-eyed to throw any darts that hit anything but the wall.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 2/4

August 25, 2006
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Beerfest won't kill you, but unless you're in a certain brew-guzzling youth demographic, you might find yourself wondering why you're not laughing at this helping of bad-news beers.

| Original Score: C-

August 25, 2006
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Making a comedy that celebrates binge drinking and cretinous behavior isn't a crime against nature. Making one that's as brutally unfunny as Beerfest is.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1/4

August 25, 2006
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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In telling the story of a secret Fight Club-style drinking competition that literally takes place beneath Munich's famous Oktoberfest, it hopes to become the ultimate frat-boy beer-drinking cult movie. I don't think it gets there.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

August 25, 2006
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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[Beerfest] gets off to a shaky start and sputters to a conclusion at least half an hour later than it should, but it's got a creamy middle.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B

August 25, 2006
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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Best viewed while sloshed, Beerfest is idiotic, tasteless and irrepressibly good-natured in other words, a frat-house classic.

| Original Score: 4/5

August 25, 2006
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Beerfest is tedious and, at 112 minutes, too long to sustain a sophomoric, one-joke comedy even for the presumed target audience of older male teens and the college-age crowd.

August 25, 2006
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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Accept Beer Fest for the ludicrous frat-boy fantasyland it strives to portray and there's a chance you might laugh at most of it. There's a better chance that you'll hate yourself for it the next morning.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 24, 2006
Annemarie Moody
Arizona Republic
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Beerfest serves up a keg's worth of fun.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 24, 2006
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Beerfest is one sloppy comedy, but the lads of the comedy troupe Broken Lizard don't know when to say when in their pursuit of the idiotic laugh.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

August 24, 2006
Brian Lowry
Variety
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There's roughly a pint of quality comedy rattling around in this keg-sized movie.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 24, 2006
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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An hour and 50 minutes! Were they trying for the War and Peace of chugger flicks?

Full Review Source: Washington Post

August 24, 2006
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Beerfest might not be your cup of tea -- or mug of pilsener -- but fans of the group's earlier movies (Super Troopers and Club Dread) know what to expect: cleverly construed bad taste.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

August 24, 2006
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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At 111 minutes, the movie is too slackly paced to build up enough momentum; like the characters they play, these guys don't know when to call it a night.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 24, 2006
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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Like just about every other American screen comedy of the moment, it's far too long in the tooth, with a scattershot final half-hour that seems the work of an editor battling a bad hangover.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

August 24, 2006
David Germain
Associated Press
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Beerfest unfolds like a decent college kegger, the best moments coming late in the carousal, as more suds are quaffed, inhibitions loosen up and everything starts seeming funnier.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

August 23, 2006
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