Pauly Shore is Dead (2003)
Average Rating: 5.7/10
Reviews Counted: 14
Fresh: 8 | Rotten: 6
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Release Date: Mar 11, 2003 Wide
Average Rating: 2.4/5
User Ratings: 9,282
Can death be a good career move? The star of Bio-Dome, Jury Duty, and In the Army Now decides to find out in this satirical comedy. Pauly Shore (playing himself) takes a role on a new situation comedy series for FOX TV after a string of awful movies puts paid to his film career, but when the show is axed at the last moment, Shore finds himself flat broke and unable to find work in Hollywood. At the end of his rope, one night Shore is visited by the ghost of comic Sam Kinison, who suggests that
Mar 11, 2003 Wide
Jan 25, 2005
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Key revelation is that Shore is a bitter, unpleasant, petty, humourless little man--and that his stoned weasel song and dance isn't doing that great a job of hiding it.
...the movie turns into a game of spot the cameo more than anything else.
Will probably matter only slightly to Shore's fans, but this patchy film will hardly deliver Shore the crossover breakout he so sorely desires nor the admiration due a talented film auteur.
While it is indeed pretty funny, the darkness got lost somewhere in the shuffle.
Shore's contempt extends well beyond himself to tar his fans and just about anyone who might be in the audience.
It works as a throwaway joke -- occasionally funny and often shamelessly tasteless. And it also helps if you like Shore.
A very funny, blatantly satirical and insolently honest look into the life of the former it boy.
A delightful surprise that'll raise as many questions as it does bust guts.A very funny, blatantly satirical and insolently honest look into the life of the former it boy
Perhaps this will be the calling card that welcomes Shore back to fold... or maybe it's just a suitable farewell.
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