Coarse, insincere and defiantly stupid, Adam Sandler's populist comedy about a good-hearted country boy who gets dissed by city slickers and shows them up good
is an insult to the just-plain-folks whose fundamental decency and common sense it purports to celebrate. If you love Sandler's particular brand of vulgar jokes, childish antics and smirking, aw-shucks posturing, there's no need to read any farther: This movie was tailor-made to fulfill your expectations. All others, take heed. Small-town pizza-shop owner and aspiring greeting-card writer Longfellow Deeds (Sandler) lives in tiny Mandrake Falls, NH, loved by all for his generosity, goofy sense of humor a...