Capsule Review: "Scary Movie"

by Eric Melin on July 7, 2000

in Print Reviews

Did the Farrelly brothers issue a challenge to Keenan Ivory Wayans? They must have, because not only does “Scary Movie” have more disgusting toilet humor than “Me, Myself & Irene,” but it’s also more consistently hilarious. I also never thought I would see somebody top the Farrelly brothers full onscreen ‘penis joke’ count. How about tripling it? Ugh. This movie surprised me in almost every way. It reached a new comedy low in gross-out humor, yet it also had the highest ratio of laughs I’ve seen in a long time. That, coupled with a odd, comedically adept cast and some very obscure references, make this the funniest movie I’ve seen in awhile.

Eric is the Editor-in-Chief of Scene-Stealers.com and writes for The Pitch. He’s former President of the KCFCC, and drummer for The Dead Girls, Ultimate Fakebook, and Truck Stop Love . He is also Air Guitar World Champion Mean Melin. Eric goes to 11. Follow him at:

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