Fun With Dick And Jane

See Dick

See Dick Run

Run Dick Run

see dick work

Dick Has A Nice Job

See Jane



See Spot

Spot Likes to Bark


Liked to Bark

With this storybook concept as the bookends of the movie (I think this is the first movie I’ve ever seen where black background and white scrolling text wasn’t used at all!), this update of the 1977 film with George Segal and Jane Fonda crackles with Judd Apatow’s wit (40 Year Old Virgin, Cable Guy) and scorches with the chemistry and comedy of would-be robbers Jim Carrey and Téa Leoni. The premise of the story is that Dick’s company, Globodyne, just got nailed for a scandal of Enron proportions and Dick’s out of a job. With money running tight and their lifestyle forced to change (DON’T TAKE MY TV! NOT MY TELEMUNDO!), they resort to knocking over convenience stores run by Bruiser from Ocean’s 11 (and 12…don’t remind me that they made a sequel…<shudder>) and tattoo parlors headed by long-haired hippies. Until their conscience gets the best of them and they concoct a scheme to get even against the only person who didn’t suffer in the company’s crash…the C.E.O. Thoroughly refreshing and appropriately poignant, this film was loads of fun to laugh at. Kind of a warm fuzzy feeling inside as I laughed. Most enjoyable.

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