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Old 04-27-06, 06:05 PM
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R.V. with Robin Williams

I've seen the commercials. I've seen the posters and now I've read the reviews. This looks like it may be a contender for one of the 10 worst of the year.
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Some early reviews here:

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1156340-rv/
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Old 04-27-06, 06:12 PM
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I, for one, can't wait for JoJo to turn the legal age of 18.

That's when I'll begin to support the films she appears in.
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Old 04-27-06, 06:22 PM
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It looks pretty bad but I'm thinking a ton of families will go see it.
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Old 04-27-06, 06:23 PM
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I love Cheryl Hines, especially when she seems to be playing to same character from Curb. Not enough to see the movie of course
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Originally Posted by Matthew Chmiel
I, for one, can't wait for JoJo to turn the legal age of 18.

That's when I'll begin to support the films she appears in.
you got about 4 or 5 years to go (isn't she only 14?)
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Old 04-27-06, 06:56 PM
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Sad that I now would rather see Robin Williams in dramatic roles (though I don't really want to see him in those much, either). He hasn't done anything funny for a long, long time now, imho.
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Old 04-28-06, 01:19 AM
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Is JoJo the second coming of Lindsay Lohan?
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Old 04-28-06, 04:09 AM
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When this movie was announced, I thought it was gonna be really good. Robin Williams (in a real comedy for a surprising change), Barry Sonnenfeld directing (I love Get Shorty, Adams Family, and Men in Black), and it even has both Gob and Buster Bluth in it. I thought it couldn't go wrong, then I saw the trailer. I hope the movie is moderately entertaing (cause I really love Williams, though he looks kinda restrained in this one), but I doubt I'll see it in the theater. The really mediocre reviews definitely aren't helping its cause, either.
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Old 04-28-06, 08:41 AM
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Was Tim Allen too busy to make this?
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Old 04-28-06, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by riley_dude
I've seen the commercials. I've seen the posters and now I've read the reviews. This looks like it may be a contender for one of the 10 worst of the year.
Thoughts? Reviews?

Some early reviews here:

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1156340-rv/
It looks terrible.

Why do all films like this always have a racoon scene of some sort?
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Old 04-28-06, 12:19 PM
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The trailer bored me to tears.

The bastard step-child of the original "Vacation"?

Looked that way to me!
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Old 04-28-06, 02:40 PM
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looked pretty bad as well, but I'm sure the little kids will like it
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Will Robin Williams take the Eddie Murphy route?

The TV trailer I saw had a giant RATED PG in addition to the MPAA rating label.
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Old 04-28-06, 03:09 PM
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The little man was asleep in the review of the movie in the San Francisco Chronicle this morning.
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Old 04-28-06, 04:02 PM
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Was Tim Allen too busy to make this?
Ha! I'm thinking Steve Martin turned it down, then Tim Allen.
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Old 04-28-06, 04:29 PM
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Uh, if anybody is keeping score...count me out.

And I'd post a humorous use of the initials "RV" here, but I'm not that funny.

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Old 04-28-06, 06:28 PM
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So will all the teens go to see this and make it #1 or will it tank and come in at #4 or 5?
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Old 04-29-06, 01:30 AM
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Originally Posted by T1000
It looks terrible.

Why do all films like this always have a racoon scene of some sort?


LOL. Yeah, I agree, usually hiding in an appliance. Time for a new varmint to hit Hollywood. Enter the badger. The badger is due.
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Old 04-29-06, 02:16 AM
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Originally Posted by riley_dude
So will all the teens go to see this and make it #1 or will it tank and come in at #4 or 5?
At my place we dumped it out of the big theaters when we closed on Friday. The teens are seeing Stick It.
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LOL. Yeah, I agree, usually hiding in an appliance. Time for a new varmint to hit Hollywood. Enter the badger. The badger is due.
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Who the hell is this going to appeal to? Kids with learning disabilities?

This movie is going to tank. Hard.
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Old 04-29-06, 06:24 PM
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Well, on Friday it was number 1, but by a small margin, so it may not end up being #1 for the weekend.
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Old 04-29-06, 07:43 PM
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Can't be any worse than the Benchwarmers which was by far the worst movie I have ever seen.
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Old 04-29-06, 09:01 PM
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Don't get me wrong, "Benchwarmers" was bad. Very bad. But it did have a couple of funny scenes. I have yet to see any trace of humor in any of the trailers that I've seen for RV.
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Old 04-29-06, 09:21 PM
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I admit it does not look good.

I like Cheryl Hines so I've watched her on five talk shows promoting it. I've also seen Kristin Chinoweth on three shows and she's starting to grow on me.

I noticed Robin Williams was doing a bunch of shows (and maybe one or two others) as well. Guess they know it's not gonna be good so they'd better get the promo action going.
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