directed by the highly eccentric filmmaker, John Waters, this quirky
comedy will most likely please his die-hard fans but not anyone else.
All of the characters are one-dimensionally eccentric themselves,
and while they are likeable they aren't really all that funny.
Waters may have felt that by stocking up his film with hilariously
quirky characters, the film would breed hilarious consequences when
they interacted, but all it merely generates is lewd and crude humor
that may generate a chuckle here and there, but never delivers a
genuinely laugh-out-loud moment. The film does manage to evoke a
certain charm in it's own goofy way, similar to the way Adam Sandler
films do, but the film lacks the intelligence and screenwriting to
make it anything more than mildly amusing fare. The plot of "the
small town kid who strikes it big and realizes what he always dreamt
of aint what it was cracked up to be" has been done so often and so
much better that it basically negates this film's reason to exist.
Endearing but idiotic fare for John Waters fans only.
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