There are many comedy and film geeks who, at an impressionably young age, managed to see anthologies of lunacy like The Groove Tube
, Kentucky Fried Movie
, and Amazon Women on the Moon
. However, it had been a very long time since anybody threw together a genuine all-star, not-for-all-ages collection of comedy shorts when Peter Farrelly and a handful of other directors decided to revive the moribund genre with the proudly R-rated Movie 43
-- and the results are predictably hit or miss.
Framed by the story of a desperate screenwriter (Dennis Quaid) pitching ideas to a studio exec (Greg Kinnear), the film uses that device to show us the...