Death to Smoochy Reviews

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July 29, 2007
I was happy enough with it through most of it, but are we living in such insecure times that even dark, violent comedies now have to end on an up note?
December 30, 2006
September 9, 2003
Robin Williams' manic energy is put to perfect use in this amusing and twisted comedy.
August 28, 2003
I giggled all the way through "Death to Smoochy." It wasn't that ha-ha giggle, it was that evil, kind of maniacal giggle.
February 8, 2003
Director DeVito has referred to this film as 'a cross between Barney and Pulp Fiction.' He wishes.
December 27, 2002
It's bizarre, wild, entertaining and deliciously dark. Death to Smoochy is a splendid parody as Danny DeVito revels in the darkness of the project and Robin Williams excels at the wild swings of madness the role demands. At times melodramatic, but always
November 7, 2002
Kiddie-TV satire has foul-mouthed mania to spare, but never attains true inspiration.
October 8, 2002
Nada excepcional, pero si gustan del humor mordaz pero moderado de DeVito no saldrn desilusionados.
September 17, 2002
Its cruel pointlessness zaps Williams back into the fearless encroachment his best work has contained.
July 10, 2002
An amusing and dark take on children's shows and charities.
June 3, 2002
Just when most comedies would begin to back-pedal away from bitterness, "Smoochy" goes into satiric overdrive ... It's enough to make a Teletubby blush.
April 12, 2002
... this film embraces an R-rating that can cause damage to a small child's fragile mind (or educate them prematurely.)
April 9, 2002
DeVito and Resnick revive an old joke with such venomous verve that it feels freshly wicked.
April 4, 2002
A twisted collision of "Barney" "The Fisher King" and "Serpico."
April 2, 2002
Death to Smoochy is often very funny, but what's even more remarkable is the integrity of DeVito's misanthropic vision.
April 1, 2002
It is an uneven film, to be sure, but it is still a lot of fun.
April 1, 2002
There's much sinister fun here for those who appreciate its unapologetically twisted excesses.
March 31, 2002
The result comes out loud, brash, vulgar, and considerably entertaining.
March 29, 2002
A rude black comedy about the catalytic effect a holy fool has upon those around him in the cutthroat world of children's television.
March 29, 2002
Enough of the bits work and some are so funny that the overall effort comes off as contagiously enjoyable and often hilariously entertaining.
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