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Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star Reviews

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Rafer Guzman
Newsday
December 7, 2011
Icky and repellent in ways it probably did not intend.
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Matt Singer
Time Out
September 14, 2011
This movie is dire, soul-crushing stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Eric D. Snider
Film.com
September 12, 2011
This isn't even a series of skits, but a series of vague ideas for skits that nobody fleshed out.
Full Review | Original Score: F
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Andrew Barker
Variety
September 12, 2011
Through all this, one feels nothing more strongly than an acute sympathy for all involved -- in particular Ricci, who gives her role more than it deserves, and Herrmann, a classy character actor who once won a Tony.
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Tom Russo
Boston Globe
September 10, 2011
Swardson and the gang generally opt for silly over edgy and outrageous, but Bucky is just too dashed-off a character for the movie to get by on that.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
September 10, 2011
This god-awful, unfunny, stinkingly putrid sketch-comic movie has exactly one snicker-worthy moment, involving Kevin Nealon and a stolen grape. But watching the rest of it will make you whine.
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Nathan Rabin
AV Club
September 9, 2011
Is there a staler target for satire than the porn industry? Is there any humor left to be gleaned from describing X-rated acts in G-rated language? Bucky Larson suggests there isn't, yet it plunges ahead all the same.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
September 9, 2011
This may be the worst movie Pauly Shore has ever been in. Think about that. If you dare, go on Netflix and test the hypothesis.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
September 9, 2011
About as funny as the typical scribbling on a public bathroom stall.
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Keith Staskiewicz
Entertainment Weekly
September 9, 2011
With his pageboy haircut, ''Gee, golly'' Midwestern accent, and two protruding Chiclets for front teeth, Bucky Larson is a one-note joke played over and over and over.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
September 9, 2011
An inept, lazy R-rated movie whose sole purpose is as a glossary of euphemisms for genitalia and sexual acts.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
September 9, 2011
The entire premise feels about 35 to 40 years out of date, and while the porn business is a supremely easy target for comedy, this movie doesn't have any idea of what might be funny about it, besides perhaps "tee-hee - boobies."