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  Scary Movie 3 Review :: Hollywood.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
SM3 alum Faris, like Sheen, falls victim to some unfunny dialogue and her character Cindy is too over-the-top stupid; she irritatingly delivers practically every line as if she was asking a question.
Hall, who had some of the most brilliant, laugh-out-loud moments in the original Scary Movie, is completely wasted--her hilarious character Brenda is killed off early on and reappearances of her lifeless corpse are all you see the rest of the movie.
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 Scary Movie 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
After a nasty derailment in Scary Movie 2, the creators are coming back on track, but there's still a way to go before they find their footing again.
Scary Movie 3 tries to parody three movies at once, and as a result it spends too much time in exposition and not enough setting up the gags.
Scary Movie 4 (yes, they're doing another one) is reportedly going to be a parody of superhero movies.
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 Scary Movie 3
The Wayans' (Keenan Ivory, Sean, and Marlon) were the driving forces behind Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2, and brought along their highly crude and anarchic sense of humor while infusing a hip sensibility to the entire proceeding.
Scary Movie 3 is also different in that it opted for the lesser PG-13 rating.
The first two movies went about their toilet humor with a sense of unbridled glee, a passion missing from this sequel.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Scary Movie 3 at Epinions.com
Scary Movie 3 is less a parody of horror films in general, and more a parody of 2002's blockbuster hits.
Scary Movie 3 stays clean to keep it in the PG-13 realm of The Ring and Signs, although I don't think this was worthwhile considering how little movie ratings mean nowadays.
Scary Movie 3 is a spoof and not a satire, so it's unfair to criticize it for a lack of wit.
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 Scary Movie 3 (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Seeing the second and the third movie in the Scary Movie series short after each other, gave me the perfect opportunity to see what the change of director can do to a movie.
All they did was badly repeating what had worked in the first movie and that is something that should be avoided at all time.
You'll find Michael Jackson and references to the sex tape with Pamela Anderson in it as well, but the main difference with "Scary Movie 2" is that this time it all has been written into one solid and hilarious story.
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 Review: Scary Movie 3
But, if you are like the millions of moviegoers who flocked to cinemas in 2000 and 2001 to see the first two 'Scary' movies installments, you will certainly tap into this third outing of the laugh out loud comedy series.
"Scary Movie 3" is being released just one week shy of Halloween and should do well since last week's big opener "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" proved that audiences were in the mood for a little gore, and this will be a welcome addition, not gory, but still be within the sphere of that 'scary' genre.
With Matrix hitting theaters in two weeks, this 'Scary' movie should be around for at least a couple of weeks.
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 Scary Movie 3 | ajc.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Time and again, the movie (which parodies lots of other flicks) sets up a spoofy situation that looks like it's gonna be comedy gold, but it can't manage a punch line.
“SM3” is the first of the franchise without the Wayans brothers, Shawn and Marlon, who didn't exactly set the bar at stratospheric levels in the first two.
But the movie relies on chestnuts like white people using fl dialect, which was done so shockingly well by Barbara Billingsley in “Airplane!” 23 years ago.
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 Movie-List - Reviews - Scary Movie 3
The third installment of the “Scary Movie” franchise’s script has the talents “Airplane!” co-creator David Zucker, “Hot Shots” co-creator Pat Proft and indie film-maker phenom Kevin Smith all attached.
"Scary Movie 3” is a hilarious entry in the franchise as it re-awakens what this series is all about, poking fun at horror movies.
If you love parodies, ZAZ movies or the movies made fun of here, then you are sure to love this film.
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 CNN.com - 'Scary Movie 3' remains on top - Nov. 2, 2003
Following are the top 10 movies at the North American box office for the three days beginning October 31, according to studio estimates collected Sunday by Reuters.
Audiences were in a laughing mood for Halloween as the horror spoof "Scary Movie 3" took in $21.1 million to remain the top film for a second straight weekend.
After the movie premiered in two theaters the previous weekend, Disney chose to expand it into wide release on Saturday rather than the usual Friday, which was Halloween, typically a slow night at theaters.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Scary Movie 3 [2004]: DVD: Pamela Anderson,Jenny McCarthy,Marny Eng,Charlie Sheen,Simon Rex,Jianna ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Scary Movie 3 centres around Cindy, a bubble-headed young newscaster who believes that a deadly videotape has some mysterious connection to the aliens who've been making crop circles in the cornfield of a local farmer (Charlie Sheen), whose brother hopes to win a local rap contest.
Scary movie 3 isnt scary at all it is very funny.
Although it's a 15 it is not scary the the language is a bit bad.
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 CNN.com - 'Scary Movie 3' smashes records - Oct. 27, 2003
Following are the top 10 movies at the North American box office for the October 24-26 weekend, according to studio estimates collected Sunday by The Associated Press.
"Scary Movie 3," the latest entry in the spoof franchise, enjoyed a record-smashing No. 1 debut by selling a better-than-expected $49.7 million worth of tickets in its first three days, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday.
Unlike the first two "Scary" movies, which were R-rated, the new one carried a less restrictive PG-13 tag, albeit with warnings of "pervasive crude and sexual humor, language, comic violence and drug references."
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 Scary Movie
Scary Movie gives a well-deserved skewering of the teen slasher flicks that began with Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer.
However, the plot and characters of Scary Movie resembles mainly that of Scream, complete with a similar group of friends and a white-masked, fl-robed serial killer.
Scary Movie also undoubtedly pushes the boundary of the R rating, with some of the most low-brow humor present this side of a Farrelly brothers movie.
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 Scary Movie 3 (2003)
In what would be a parody of countless Hollywood success stories, such as Signs, The Matrix, The Ring and The Others, Scary Movie 3 is the story of a young reporter (Anna Farris) who sets out to uncover the meaning of a video tape certain to cause death to all those who watch it.
Scary Movie 3 followed in the format of its two predecessors, but where the former managed to form a coherent story as they sewed pieces from many films together making an original comedic spoof, this third installment seemed to make much less effort as its plot lacked any hint of cleverness.
The movie, which was 90 minutes long, fails to raise more than a few smiles as the cast wades through the muck of predictable slapstick, jokes and spoof material.
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 'Scary Movie 3'
The Wayans brothers are nowhere to be seen, and neither is the grossest sexual humor (well, except for the breast jokes) from the previous films in the series.
But "Scary Movie 3" still has Cindy (Anna Faris) and Brenda (Regina Hall), a predilection for pratfalls and parody and a collection of comic cameos.
"Scary Movie 3" is too uneven to match those comedy classics, but Zucker and screenwriters Craig Mazin and Pat Proft throw a ton of gags at the joke wall and enough of it sticks to get you through the material that falls flat.
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 Scary Movie 3 Movie Review at Hollywood Video
And of course, no Zucker movie is complete without an appearance by Leslie Nielsen (who's beginning to dodder a little); time time around, he has a supremely ridiculous turn as the President.
Story has it that six writers were shanghaied for Scary Movie 3 (never a good sign), and apparently the writers wrote gags on the backs of business cards, put them all into a fishbowl and drew them all out one by one.
Scary Movie 3 is an OK time waster and has its moments of sophomoric yuks, but largely it's a matter of spanking a horse that, if it's not dead, it's certainly on its last legs.
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 Scary Movie 3
The continuing character in the Scary Movie films is dumb Cindy (Anna Faris), a television reporter this time around convinced that mysterious crop circles at Tom Logan's (Charlie Sheen) farm have something to do with a cursed videotape.
What disturbs most about Scary Movie 3, tedium aside, is the belief that good roles are just waiting for Jenny McCarthy and Pamela Anderson, that comedy is easy, and that satire is the same thing as hatred.
Movies that hate movies are a curious thing, self-abnegating creatures involved in the process of whittling away at their own reason for existence to the point where the audience is forced to agree that there is, in fact, no point to the whole mess.
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 Movies | FOX11AZ.com | News for Tucson, Arizona
The latest installment of the Scary Movie franchise should come with a sign announcing "Under New Ownership." Gone are the Wayans brothers, Shawn, Marlon and Keenen, who wrote, directed and/or starred in the original and its sequel.
Scary Movie 3 is brought to us by director David Zucker, one of the names behind Airplane and The Naked Gun film series.
The result is a Frankenstein-like reanimation of the Scary Movie franchise with pieces of the original concept – quick-hit sketches spoofing recent movies – grafted onto pieces of Mr.
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 Amazon.com: Scary Movie 3: Video: Pamela Anderson,Jenny McCarthy,Marny Eng,Charlie Sheen,Simon Rex,Jianna ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Scary Movie 3 centers around Cindy (Anna Faris, Lost in Translation), a bubble-headed young newscaster who believes that a deadly videotape has some mysterious connection to the aliens who've been making crop circles in the cornfield of a local farmer (Charlie Sheen, Young Guns), whose brother (Simon Rex) hopes to win a local rap contest.
Instead, the movie marks a return to an earlier era of kitchen-sink comedy: the director is David Zucker ("Airplane!," "The Naked Gun"), and Pat Proft, his longtime collaborator, is one of the many writers credited on the project.
I think that the movie would have been a lot better had it kept its original focus and not digressed into a parody of "8 Mile", as it diluted the premise of the film.
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 Scary Movie 3 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scary Movie 3 (2003) is an American comedy film directed by David Zucker and is a sequel to Scary Movie (2000) and Scary Movie 2 (2001); it was followed by Scary Movie 4 in 2006.
The lead character from the previous two movies, Cindy Campbell (Anna Faris), is currently a television newswoman who begins investigating the deaths surrounding a mysterious videotape and its connection to crop circles appearing on the farm of Tom Logan (Charlie Sheen).
Michael Jackson planned to sue the makers of the movie for defamation, after he thought the movie portrayed him as a child molester (though the character is called "MJ" and only seems interested in sleeping with Charlie Sheen).
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SCARY MOVIE 3 gave Zucker a chance to reunite with another master of mischievous satire: his former writing pal Pat Proft, with whom he worked on the "Naked Gun" series, among others.
Heading the cast of SCARY MOVIE 3 is Anna Faris, one of the stars of the original "Scary Movie" and back this time as an all grown-up Cindy Campbell, now a tenaciously serious news reporter whose unceasing investigations reveal a sudden blitz of bizarre happenings, from extraterrestrials on the loose to homicidal videotapes at large.
The favorite parts of SCARY MOVIE 3 for Hall are all the hip fashion trends Brenda gets to display in her outfits – in her case, even in the afterlife.
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 Scary Movie 3.5 - DVD Movie Central
For Part 3, Zucker and his writers have done the right thing, by toning down the extremely crude jokes and upgrading the simple visual gags and dumb jokes; the very elements that made spoof movies what they are in the first place.
Scary Movie 3 was nothing less of a dynamic return to form for the spoof movie.
I can’t remember the last time a single movie, let alone a spoof movie, contained so many priceless visual gags or lines of dialogue that are so dumb, they’re funnier than you know what.
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 'Scary Movie 3': For Those In the Know, It's a Scream (washingtonpost.com)
With "Scary Movie 3," the latest addition to the ridiculously successful "Scary Movie" entities, anything and everything is fair game in the quest to get a laugh.
Like its progenitors, "Scary Movie" and "Scary Movie 2," "3" is all about the parody, sending up horror flicks and their contrivances.
With "Scary Movie 3," the fun is in playing guess-the-reference, which is both the movie's greatest strength and its greatest weakness.
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 Movie Photos: Scary Movie 3
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Pamela Anderson in Dimension's Scary Movie 3 - 2003
The movie opens with Pamela Anderson, as Catholic Schoolgirl #1, complaining that television transmissions are causing her to lose brain cells.
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 Scary Movie 3
You see, if it sounds like the story line in this movie is real thin it's because the "Scary Movie" franchise is not based on original plots, but rather making fun of the plots of other successful movies.
The two central themes for this version's spoof are the films "The Ring" and "Signs." One of the ways this movie tries to cover up its weaknesses is by throwing in a bunch of faces and names you have seen before in small roles here.
At the start this movie is funny, including some hilarious scenes that almost make you feel bad for laughing; that deep down "did I just see what I think I saw" laughter.
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