The Real Cancun Reviews

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May 10, 2003
May 9, 2003
Hardly qualifies as a movie.
May 2, 2003
Sadly, even lovers of cheesy dance music will find it hard to ignore The Real Cancun's flaws.
May 1, 2003
No matter how 'real' things appear, scenarios and story arcs are relentlessly imposed upon the partay-cipants so as to finesse a narrative as crudely overdetermined and howlingly predictable as any studio-manufactured fiction.
April 28, 2003
... I found it fascinating.
April 26, 2003
This is the kind of fare that would be at home on late night cable, where its repetitiveness and mindlessness might offer channel surfers a cure for insomnia.
April 25, 2003
What good documentaries have that The Real Cancun sadly lacks is a good story.
April 25, 2003
There's a case to be made for The Real Cancun as a document of the mating dance as well as an unintentionally poignant film about the brevity of youth.
April 25, 2003
I don't want to say that The Real Cancun, is boring, but I fell asleep on my arm during the last 45 minutes and chewed it off rather than wake myself up.
April 25, 2003
This is a youth comedy without humor, a porn Web site without porn and reality without a trace of the real.
April 25, 2003
Reality Land is a village built on lowest common denominators -- the cheapest, the dumbest, the wildest -- that Bunim and Murray well know often leads to the most fun.
April 25, 2003
Like the average spring breaker, I enjoyed every minute of it, but felt totally despicable the minute it was over.
April 25, 2003
Like the end of most long vacations, it felt good to be going home.
April 25, 2003
A 90-minute confessathon minus the bleeped-out cuss words and pixelated breasts.
April 25, 2003
It actually works as a sometimes funny, occasionally scandalous, but mostly involving narrative.
April 25, 2003
The need for writers who can create character and excitement remains unthreatened by efforts to dredge drama from dullards by saturating their environment with cameras and microphones.
April 24, 2003
Those who sit through this mindlessness get the booby prize.
April 24, 2003
Spring break is meant to be wild and self-serving, packed with embarrassing, even shocking, memories. But when six camera crews follow every step of it -- 'Dude, too much information!'
April 24, 2003
The possibilities, endless as they may be, never explode into the realm of bacchanal.
April 24, 2003
Even with the wet T-shirt contests and faux drama, The Real Cancun doesn't deliver a whole lot.
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