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Fun With Dick and Jane Reviews


Time Out
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Time Out
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August 17, 2007
Logan Hill
New York Magazine/Vulture
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July 14, 2007
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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| Original Score: 1/4

November 24, 2006

Time Out
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February 9, 2006
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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Dick and Jane thereby emerge comically and sentimentally as the unlikeliest of collectivist crusaders.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

January 18, 2006

Ebert & Roeper
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December 29, 2005
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The movie starts off silly, soon becomes funny and then skyrockets into irrepressible hilarity.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 27, 2005
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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The title holds true for about 20 minutes or so in the middle of director Dean Parisot's loose remake of the 1977 Jane Fonda-George Segal vehicle ...

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

December 27, 2005
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Fun With Dick & Jane offers the faintly depressing sight of Jim Carrey, like Dick Harper, doing whatever it takes to earn his supper.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

December 27, 2005

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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December 23, 2005
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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They are funny bits, but there are too few of them. Fun With Dick and Jane just isn't all that fun.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 22, 2005
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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In striving for inspiration, Fun with Dick and Jane discovers moments of cleverness, but there aren't enough of them, nor are they sustained.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

December 22, 2005
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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Most of it plays out as sub-medium-grade farce, but Carrey has some funny calisthenic bits where he appears to have the pliability of a rubber toy.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: C+

December 21, 2005
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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This kind of zany stuff is Carrey's forte, and so it is for Leoni, too. They make a grand pair, and their willingness to look stupid -- not to mention risking injury with various leaps and pratfalls -- gives the movie humour and energy.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 21, 2005
Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
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This Dick & Jane is precisely the kind of social-problem comedy you'd expect from well-intentioned millionaires unaccustomed to putting their money where their mouths are.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 21, 2005
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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It's fun, and that's fine.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

December 21, 2005
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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The desperation isn't made real, and yet their robberies are all too real. It's in this weird zone, not weird enough for drama, not wild enough for comedy, and only Carrey's moment-by-moment zaniness squeaks out any laughs at all.

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

December 21, 2005
Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
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Other than its 85-minute running time, the movie is in all other ways imperfect, which is just about what you want from one of Jim Carrey's slapdash slapstick comedies. Perfection would ruin it.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

December 21, 2005
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Would somebody, please, find the right comic vehicle for Téa Leoni?

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

December 21, 2005
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Remarkably redundant.

| Original Score: 2/4

December 21, 2005
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Dick and Jane are fun enough, just not nearly as much fun as they should have been. This is a comedy that's all about the message. It needed to be more about the laughs.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/5

December 21, 2005
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Speaking of corporate malfeasance, Fun with Dick & Jane cost a disgraceful $100 million -- approximately 33 times the price tag of the 1976 original.

| Original Score: 0/4

December 21, 2005
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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In Fun with Dick and Jane, despair means having to turn in your BMW and hocking the plasma TV set.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 21, 2005
Jami Bernard
New York Daily News
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See Jim Carrey mug for the camera. Mug, Jim, mug!

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

December 21, 2005
Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News
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Fun With Dick and Jane is the best kind of remake: It takes a dated film most people haven't seen or vaguely remember and updates the basic premise in a way that plugs it into here and now.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B+

December 21, 2005
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Instead of making you think about the state of life in an economically challenged America, it leaves you wondering whether Carrey's career isn't starting to sputter.

| Original Score: C

December 21, 2005
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Here is a revised primer: See Jim Carrey ham it up. See Téa Leoni have appealing fun with scant material. See studio execs digging into their vault for old material. See ... oh, why not just wait for the DVD.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2/4

December 21, 2005
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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There's nothing like a bloated Hollywood misfire to teach us a lesson in corporate excess.

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

December 21, 2005
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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The title Fun With Dick and Jane should be considered creative advertising rather than an audience guarantee.

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

December 21, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie avoids the rich opportunities to plop Carrey and Leoni into the middle of a political lampoon, and turns to tired slapstick, wigs, false beards, 'funny' bank holdups, and so on.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 21, 2005
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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As satires go, this is a drive-by shooting that tickles.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 21, 2005
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Finally, some escapist fun to get us through the holidays.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B-

December 21, 2005
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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The movie's closing dedication to corporate scandals, including Enron, Tyco, Adelphia and WorldCom, is funny. Too bad the film itself isn't as clever.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2/4

December 20, 2005
Justin Chang
Variety
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The rare Hollywood remake that, by daring to reinterpret its source material within a fresh political context, actually has a reason to exist; the results, if not exactly subtle, are still fun enough to fend off any charges of titular false advertising.

Full Review Source: Variety

December 20, 2005
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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The film's overall frantic tone can't disguise the fact that the picture offers little delivery for all its buildup. Everyone involved with this production must have known there was a good movie somewhere, but no one's been quite able to find it.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 20, 2005
Allison Benedikt
Chicago Tribune
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It's inoffensive material with few laughs and even fewer jabs. And when the end credits thank guys such as Jeffrey Skilling and Bernie Ebbers, you'll swear it should be the other way around.

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

December 20, 2005
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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Remakes, which rarely make sense, are even more questionable when what's being remade was underwhelming to begin with.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

December 20, 2005
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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The fun in the film's title comes from watching comfortably middle-class people do without the usual buffers and privileges.

| Original Score: 2/5

December 20, 2005
Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
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A shrill remake that opts for shtick over satire.

December 20, 2005
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