Screen Junkies » jack and jill http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:30:49 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 How Does ‘The Identical’ Compare to Other Poorly Reviewed Double Identity Movies? http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/how-does-the-identical-compare-to-other-poorly-reviewed-double-identity-movies/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/how-does-the-identical-compare-to-other-poorly-reviewed-double-identity-movies/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:39:01 +0000 Jared Jones http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=264802 For whatever reason, film critics really, really hate double identity movies.

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By Jared Jones

One wouldn’t think there would be many ways to turn a Christian-themed dual identity musical starring an Elvis impersonator and Ray Liotta into some kind of sham, but wouldn’t you know it, Hollywood found a way.

Oh, have you not heard about The Identical, the Christian-themed dual identity musical starring an Elvis impersonator (*the* Elvis impersonator, I’m told) and Ray Liotta that opened in 2,000 theaters over the weekend? Or are you just covering your ears and trying to pretend like it never happened? Well, it did, and the story of The Identical goes a little something like this (from the film’s official site):

The Identical is a redemptive movie about a young man, the son of a preacher, who rejects his father’s desire for him to join the ministry and instead embarks on a career as a rock singer. As he struggles to pursue his dream and rise to stardom, he finds love, pain, success and failure, and ultimately uncovers a hidden family secret that reveals who he really is. It’s a captivating story about a family restored, and a life discovered.

Not that it really matters — because this year’s other Christian-themed offerings, God’s Not Dead and Heaven is for Real have collectively grossed over 150 million dollars despite holding a combined 63% rating on Rotten Tomatoes — but The Identical has been nothing short of crucified by critics thus far (jokes, I got ‘em). It’s currently tracking at 4% on RT, and the reviews for the film have been almost as surreal as the idea behind the film itself.

With The Identical, it appears that we may have another so-bad-its-good classic on our hands, so let’s take a look at a few of the most glowing reviews, shall we?

Matt Prigge, Metro: “It’s not ‘The Room,’ but it might be something stranger: a film that knows what it’s doing, but which thing is completely nuts.”

Sheila O’Malley, RogerEbert.com: “All we have in ‘The Identical’ are songs that make you feel like you’ve stepped into a community theatre production of ‘Footloose‘ mixed with ‘Les Miserables.’”

Dustin Rowles, Pajiba: “The only thing preventing this film from being the worst movie of 2014 is the fact that no one will remember it a week from now. No one will see it. People who accidentally stumble into it while looking for the bathroom will blackout from boredom and leave urine puddles in screenings across the country. People will remember the urine stains. No one will remember The Identical.”

Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader: “[The Identical] feels like one of the biopic parodies from Mr. Show played completely straight.”

Vince Mancini, FilmDrunk: “Imagine if Tommy Wiseau from the The Room was an evangelical Christian Elvis impersonator who made a royalty-free biopic starring himself as twins. Hell yes you should see this, probably twice.”

Alonso Duralde, The Wrap: “‘The Identical’ is the most woozily misguided flop to grace the screen since the ‘Oogieloves’ movie.”

Yowza. A critical and box office failure The Identical may be, but the truth is, it never stood a chance. Critics have long shared their collective, unjust hatred of dual identity movies, and if you don’t believe me, just check out how poorly these classic double identity movies were reviewed.

Double Impact

Tomatometer Rating: 14%

Choice Pull Quote: “Bonecrushingly stupid — but one of Van Damme’s better efforts.”

In the early-to-mid 90′s, moviegoing audiences literally could not get enough of Jean-Claude Van Damme. The kicks, the splits, the *spot on* American accent; it was gold, Jerry, GOLD!! With filmmakers running out of plausible options to cash in on our JCVD obsession, it was only a matter of time before a dual identity film was discussed. Hence, 1991′s Double Impact, a movie which applied a boy band philosophy to its dual Van Dammes by making the “good” character (Chad) wear polo shirts and the “bad” one (Alex) slick his hair back.

You would think that doubling down on a nearly incomprehensible protagonist would be detrimental to a film’s success, but you just aren’t getting how obsessed we were with JCVD in the early 90′s, are you? Despite bombing with critics, Double Impact doubled it’s 15 million dollar budget with a 35 million dollar take and even reached No.2. at the US box office. Double Impact even released an official soundtrack, which I can guarantee you I will be ordering as soon as I’m finished with this sentence.

Fun fact: Double Impact was the first of *four* dual identity movies to star Jean-Claude Van Damme, the other two being 1996′s Maximum Risk and 2001′s Replicant and The Order. 

The Man in the Iron Mask

Tomatometer Rating: 33%

Choice Pull Quote: “This version of The Man in the Iron Mask owes more to Star Wars than Star Wars owes to Dumas.”

While 2014 Leonardo DiCaprio can pretty much pull off any role, character, or accent imaginable with spot-on accuracy, 1998 Leonardo DiCaprio was somewhat less convincing. Sure, he was coming off his breakout role in Titanic just one year earlier, but asking babyfaced Jack to convincingly portray both a ruthless, tyrannical king and his compassionate outcast twin was a leap too far for The Man in the Iron Mask to accomplish.

Although The Man in the Iron Mask was financially successful thanks to the insane popularity boost that Titanic had provided DiCaprio, it was skewered by critics, even earning DiCaprio a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple. His career never recovered.

I Know Who Killed Me



(Funny how the juxtaposition of these two images could serve as a dead-on metaphor for Lohan’s career, no?)

Tomatometer Rating: 7%.

Choice Pull Quote: ”Horror/thriller/pile of excrement.”

In 1998, Lindsay Lohan was a promising 12-year-old actress capable of playing not one, but two parts in a rom-com starring Dennis Quaid. Less than a decade later, she was phleming her way through a movie about a down-on-her-luck stripper and her stigmatic twin being tortured by a serial killer. It’s one of the only times that “a rom-com starring Dennis Quaid” could be considered the high point of anyone’s career, but such is LiLo.

Multiplicity 

Tomatometer Rating: 44%

Choice Pull Quote: “Try not to double or triple-up laughing.”

In 1996, moviegoing audiences literally could not get enough of Michael Keaton. Hence, Multiplicity, a movie that attempted to answer “Just how much of The Keat is too much?” The answer: Four Keatons.

Jack and Jill

Tomatometer Ranking: 3%

Choice Pull Quote: “The apocalypse starts here.”

Well, here it is. The nadir of not only filmmaking, but perhaps American culture as we know it. And as I predicted, Adam Sandler is involved.

I can only say one thing about Jack and Jill that hasn’t been said by thousands of enraged movie critics or the record number of Razzie nominations/wins it received: This movie grossed 150 million dollars. 150. Million.

When humanity reaches its final 90 minutes, I’d like to think that this movie will be projected on every television, computer, and movie screen across the country, as a reminder that we are solely responsible for our own demise. And in it’s closing credits, God himself will open the sky and bellow, “You not only allowed this cinematic abortion to happen, but paid to witness it. And for doing so, you will now pay the highest price of all: Your souls.” Flames will follow, tearing across nations far and wide with the power of a thousand suns, toppling buildings, destroying families, and cleansing the world of any traces that we were ever here. But on the bright side, the all-consuming fire will also cleanse the world of Jack and Jill, which is honestly a fairer trade-off than we deserve.

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As We Predicted, Adam Sandler Sweeps The 2012 Razzie Award Nominations http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/as-we-predicted-adam-sandler-sweeps-the-2012-razzie-award-nominations/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/as-we-predicted-adam-sandler-sweeps-the-2012-razzie-award-nominations/#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2012 16:04:47 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=246230 January Jones was robbed!

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The official Razzie nominations are in, and I’ve gotta say, we didn’t do too bad with our own picks. This is Adam Sandler’s big year as he dethrones Eddie Murphy with a record-breaking 11 nominations. He and his work (Jack & Jill, Just Go With It, Bucky Larson: Born To Be a Star) have earned a nod in every category. He really is like The Artist of things that are hollow and terrible.

Other notable nominees sensibly include Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part One, New Year’s Eve, The Hangover Part II (Worst Sequel AND Remake), and Russell Brand for his work in Arthur. Nicolas Cage is also nominated for Worst Actor for showing up and getting a paycheck from Drive Angry 3D, Season of the Witch, and Trespass. However, odds are he’ll go home empty-handed once again this year. He’s just facing too much stiff competition when it comes to sucking hard.

Here is your full list of dishonorable nominees which somehow don’t include January Jones for X-Men: First Class.

WORST PICTURE
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (Columbia Pictures / Happy Madison Productions)
Jack & Jill (Columbia Pictures / Happy Madison Productions)
New Year’s Eve (Warner Bros. / New Line Cinema)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Paramount Pictures / Hasbro)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (Summit Entertainment)

WORST ACTOR
Russell Brand, Arthur
Nicolas Cage, Drive Angry 3-D, Season of the Witch and Trespass
Taylor LautnerAbduction and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1
Adam SandlerJack & Jill and Just Go With It
Nick Swardson, Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star

WORST ACTRESS
Martin Lawrence, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Sarah Palin, Sarah Palin: The Undefeated
Sarah Jessica Parker, I Don’t Know How She Does It and New Year’s Eve
Adam Sandler, Jack & Jill
Kristen Stewart, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Patrick Dempsey, Transformers: Dark of the Moon
James Franco, Your Highness
Ken Jeong, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, The Hangover Part 2, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Zookeeper
Al Pacino, Jack & Jill
Nick Swardson, Jack & Jill and Just Go With It

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Katie Holmes, Jack & Jill
Brandon T. Jackson, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Nicole KidmanJust Go With It
David SpadeJack & Jill
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Transformers: Dark of the Moon

WORST SCREEN ENSEMBLE
Cast of Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
Cast of Jack & Jill
Cast of New Year’s Eve
Cast of Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Cast of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

WORST DIRECTOR
Michael BayTransformers: Dark of the Moon
Tom Brady, Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
Bill CondonThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1
Dennis Dugan, Jack & Jill and Just Go With It
Garry MarshallNew Year’s Eve

WORST PREQUEL, REMAKE, RIP-OFF OR SEQUEL
Arthur
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star 
(ripoff of Boogie Nights and A Star Is Born)
The Hangover Part 2 
(both a sequel and a remake)
Jack & Jill (remake/ripoff of Ed Woods’ Glen or Glenda)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

WORST SCREEN COUPLE
Nicolas Cage and Anyone Sharing the Screen With Him in any of his three 2011 movies
Shia LeBeouf and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Adam Sandler and either Jennifer Aniston or Brooklyn Decker, Just Go With It
Adam Sandler and either Katie Holmes, Al Pacino or Adam Sandler, Jack & Jill
Kristen Stewart and either Taylor Lautner or Robert Pattinson, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

WORST SCREENPLAY
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (written by Adam Sandler, Allen Covert and Nick Swardson)
Jack & Jill (screenplay by Steve Koren & Adam Sandler, story by Ben Zook)
New Year’s Eve (written by Katherine Fugate)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (written by Ehren Kruger)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (screenplay by Melissa Rosenberg)

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We Predict The 2012 Razzie Awards Nominees http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-lists/we-predict-the-2012-razzie-awards-nominees/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-lists/we-predict-the-2012-razzie-awards-nominees/#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2012 21:00:32 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=245638 Without so much bad released in 2011, it's really hard to pick the worst of the worst.

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This year, the Razzies will announce their dishonorable nominees on Oscars’ eve, February 25th, 2012. Because we hate waiting, we went ahead and put together our list of who we think the nominees will be. Bear in mind, the Razzies take terrible films very seriously and their nominees are determined by more than 725 film professionals, film journalists and film fans from around the U.S. and 15 foreign countries. And I’m just one man. One man who really hated Joe Wright‘s Hanna.

That said, I don’t envy the Razzie committee. There was just so much sh*t in theaters in 2011. And though I hate Hanna with a fiery passion, I just couldn’t fit it into the categories where it really deserved to be publicly gutted. Here’s my stab at who I think will be in contention for the Razzies’ gold when the winners are announced on April Fools Day. We’ll see how close I was come February 25th.

Worst Picture

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part One
The Green Lantern
Jack & Jill
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
Just Go With It

Should the above films be nominated for Worst Picture, it’s going to be a tough race. Though I’d say the frontrunners are all in the Happy Madison camp. I could see Jack & Jill sweeping the entire ceremony, but Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star isn’t to be discounted either. The porn parody received a 0% freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes as well as 0% laughter from audiences.

Worst Actress

Paula PattonMission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Natalie PortmanThor
Adam SandlerJack & Jill
Julia Roberts – Larry Crowne
Sarah Jessica ParkerI Don’t Know How She Does It

Though all of the ladies above were exceptionally terrible in these roles, Jack & Jill needs to be made an example of. We can’t just allow movies this bad to keep happening. We need to send a message to all of the Tyler Perrys and Big Mommas and whatever Rob Schneider is cooking up next.

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Not everyone hated Jack and Jill. Renowned critic (and equally renowned contrarian) Armond White of City Arts has published a review praising Adam Sandler’s new film in which he plays his own female twin. White opens up by claiming that Sandler’s films aren’t “dumb fun,” which I guess is technically true since they aren’t fun at all, and goes on to appreciate all the things that we never knew existed in a film whose biggest plot point is the fact that Adam Sandler is sometimes a girl.

Among the things Armond White think Jack and Jill addresses in his review:

  • Sibling Rivalry (eh, maybe)
  • A Style of Comedy (Through Embarrassment) That “Goes Back To The Greeks” (Ugh. Fine. Technically. I guess.)
  • Jack and Jill’s Strength Lying in the Fact That Sandler May Be The “Least Ethnically Abashed Jewish Film Comic outside the Borscht Belt.” (I don’t know where the Borscht Belt is, so I can’t weigh in here. I’m sorry.)
You get the idea. This guy is just operating on a different level of film criticism here (somewhat likely) and/or he’s a crazy asshole who wants people to write articles critiquing his critique (absolutely certain).
Either way, I guess someone liked Jack and Jill. Or claims to have, at least.

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Wow. That was close. It appears that Jack and Jill, the Adam Sandler costume vehicle, won’t be making as much money as we all feared it would, having pulled in “only” $26 million over the weekend. Well, when you come that close to disaster, you want to really take stock of your life and evaluate, which is what we did by looking at some of the worst films to crack $100 million at the box office.

Unfortunately, I could easily have made this list the “90 Worst Movies to Gross Over $100 Million” and the message wouldn’t have been diluted at all. There are some truly awful films out there that have made a lot of money. And we have no one to blame but ourselves. Studios aren’t really in the business of making good films, they’re in the business of making money. So until we hold off on paying for films unless they’re good (which will never, ever, ever happen), we are subsidizing more Pirates sequels and Fockers movies.

Shame on us. Shame on our eyes.

Here are some of the most egregious films to cross the $100 million mark. Feel free to put your two cents in the comments, as there are hundreds of horrible films that deserve to be here.

Nutty Professor 2: The Klumps -$123 million

When your film is the impetus for an ongoing gag on 30 Rock about how Tracy Jordan makes mindless films that gross a lot of money, you’ve earned the lead spot on this list. The Klumps was later crucified as the moment Hollywood turned a corner into lazy, broad characters all played by one actor. It also had pervasive fart humor, and marked the general decline of Eddie Murphy from smart comic actor to industry caricature.

Rush Hour 3 – $140 million

It’s remarkable that audiences hadn’t gotten sick of the franchise by this point. Although the third installment made less than the first and second, it was still an unqualified success, which leads me to believe that either a) audiences really like Jackie Chan (not surprising), or b) audiences not only tolerate, but actually enjoy Chris Tucker (mind-blowing). I know the value of a brand is important in Hollywood, but I wouldn’t have thought it outweighed what was clearly a thin presence to begin with.

Wild Hogs – $168 million

They’re old familiar guys! Riding motorcycles! At least Space Cowboys had them go to space. This film is essentially just lame dads riding around on motorcycles, Starring Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence, and William H. Macy (!), I’m not sure why audiences wanted to watch these guys posture as tough bikers, nor do I know why Martin Lawrence said, “Hey! I want to be a part of this project!” Maybe he was drunk?

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Why Adam Sandler Makes Sh*tty Movies (Infographic) http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/why-adam-sandler-makes-shtty-movies-infographic/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/why-adam-sandler-makes-shtty-movies-infographic/#comments Mon, 14 Nov 2011 17:15:53 +0000 Jame Gumb http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=236259 The answer is in your wallet...and it's not a really old condom.

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Despite the fact that it’s rocking a score of only 3% on Rotten Tomatoes, the latest Adam Sandler turd, Jack and Jill, brought in $26 million in its opening weekend. That might not be as impressive as some of his other openings, but considering the awful trailers and the critical beat down the film received, it’s a more than respectable amount. And unless it sees a huge drop off next weekend, Jack and Jill is on pace to gross over $100 million. Pardon me while I slit my wrists.

Right about now, numerous online hacks like myself are working on editorials decrying Sandler for his lazy, brainless films (this coming from people who write “lists” all day). Many of these editorials will try to figure out why Sandler continues to churn out such shitty films. The real question is why in the world should he bust his ass and put out a quality product when it’s sure to be met with lukewarm box-office numbers. On the other hand, he can cram Kevin James and a bunch of poop jokes down our throats, and we’ll throw money at him like there’s no tomorrow. Sandler’s critical successes (all four of them) have brought in less than $200 million. On the other hand, his critical failures have brought in close to $2 billion. Yes, billion with a ‘b’. And of his 12 films that have grossed over $100 million, not one has been above 50% on RottenTomatoes.com. Clearly, he’s just giving the people what they want, and apparently, they want shitty, shitty movies. Take a look at the infographic below and see for yourself.

(Click the image to enlarge…)

Graphic by Jame Gumb and Noah Griffith

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Jack and Jill http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/films/jack-and-jill/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/films/jack-and-jill/#comments Wed, 09 Nov 2011 01:39:00 +0000 Screen Junkies http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=235280 Director: Dennis Dugan Cast: Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Al Pacino Synopsis: Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his identical twin sister, the needy...

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Director: Dennis Dugan

Cast: Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Al Pacino

Synopsis: Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his identical twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave.

Release Date: November 11, 2011

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If you thought the recent Jack & Jill trailer looked like a festering pile of Rob Schneider poo, you’re in good company. Almost everyone with a pulse was disgusted by Adam Sandler’s latest attempt at comedy. The trailer was so bad, that it’s already given birth to numerous “reaction videos” featuring the likes of George C. Scott and Nicolas Cage. Truth be told, I’ve laughed more at these videos than I have at the last five Adam Sandler films combined. And something tells me Jack & Jill won’t do much to help that average.

In honor of this hilarious new meme, we present to you the five funniest Jack and Jill trailer parodies so far.

The Bad Lieutenant

Hitler

Nicolas Cage

Robert De Niro

George C. Scott

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Adam Sandler’s ‘Jack And Jill’ Trailer: Oh Dear God! http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/adam-sandlers-jack-and-jill-trailer-shows-how-bad-movies-can-be/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/adam-sandlers-jack-and-jill-trailer-shows-how-bad-movies-can-be/#comments Fri, 08 Jul 2011 19:18:54 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=219443 He's playing his own female twin, complete with the "crazy mother" voice from his comedy albums.

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Everything that’s wrong with Eddie Murphy, Kevin James, and lazy Adam Sandler movies is demonstrated in the Jack and Jill trailer. In the film, Adam Sandler is a family man upset that his twin sister is coming in to visit. We find out why when he goes to pick her up! Yowsers, is she ever a handful!

She tells him he’s chubby right to his face! TO HIS FACE! But by the end of the film, it would seem that Adam Sandler has more in common with his sister than he ever realized. ‘Cause that’s how these types of movies end. She embraces the role with all the charisma and warmth that one would expect from Mrs. Tom Cruise.

Beyond that, we get all the hallmarks of a lazy Adam Sandler movie: funny voices, his buddies in silly costumes, pointless and weird cameos (Al Pacino?), and lame 70′s classic rock.

Watch the trailer, then wonder what type of person says, “Intriguing. I’m excited for more.”

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Pic of Adam Sandler as Ugly Woman in ‘Jack and Jill’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/pic-of-adam-sandler-as-ugly-woman-in-jack-and-jill/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/pic-of-adam-sandler-as-ugly-woman-in-jack-and-jill/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 If you've ever wanted to see Adam Sandler in drag, his next film Jack and Jill will give you plenty. Sandler plays a man and his twin sister. Yep, it's come to that, and even Al Pacino and Katie Holmes are joining in on the "fun." This inevitable failure with the critics but success at the box office is being directed by long time Sandler collaborator Dennis Dugan. He directed Sandler in his last P.O.S. Grown Ups that went on to make 264 million at the worldwide box office. So up my nose with a rubber hose for bagging on their team. They make money hand over fist. You can check out the film in 2011 if you Sandler in a wig makes you smile. (Collider)

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If you’ve ever wanted to see Adam Sandler in drag, his next film Jack and Jill will give you plenty. Sandler plays a man and his twin sister. Yep, it’s come to that, and even Al Pacino and Katie Holmes are joining in on the "fun."

This inevitable failure with the critics but success at the box office is being directed by long time Sandler collaborator Dennis Dugan. He directed Sandler in his last P.O.S. Grown Ups that went on to make 264 million at the worldwide box office. So up my nose with rubber hose for bagging on their team. They make money hand over fist. You can check out the film in 2011 if you Sandler in a wig makes you smile. (Collider)

 

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Adam Sandler Nabs Katie Holmes and Al Pacino for ‘Jack and Jill’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/adam-sandler-nabs-katie-holmes-and-al-pacino-for-jack-and-jill/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/adam-sandler-nabs-katie-holmes-and-al-pacino-for-jack-and-jill/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Good news for people who like Adam Sandler comedies (you know who you are). Katie Holmes and Al Pacino are in talks to join Sandler's new film, Jack and Jill. Considering that their film credits include The Godfather, Glengarry Glen Ross, and Batman Begins, Holmes and Pacino make an impressive pair. But not nearly as impressive as the pair Sandler has lined up to write and direct the film, Steven Koren and Dennis Dugan. Their film credits include such classics as Evan Almighty, Grown Ups, and You Don’t Mess with the Zohan. Holy crap! What the hell happened to Adam Sandler's movies? Back in 1995, I remember watching Happy Gilmore after school and laughing my ass off. But now, fifteen years later, it seems like all of his projects are geared toward 12-year olds. What changed? I can't wrap my head around it. (/Film)

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Good news for people who like Adam Sandler comedies (you know who you are). Katie Holmes and Al Pacino are in talks to join Sandler’s new film, Jack and Jill.

Considering that their film credits include The Godfather, Glengarry Glen Ross, and Batman Begins, Holmes and Pacino make an impressive pair. But not nearly as impressive as the pair Sandler has lined up to write and direct the film, Steven Koren and Dennis Dugan. Their film credits include such classics as Evan Almighty, Grown Ups, and You Don’t Mess with the Zohan. Holy crap!

What the hell happened to Adam Sandler’s movies? Back in 1995, I remember watching Happy Gilmore after school and laughing my ass off. But now, fifteen years later, it seems like all of his projects are geared toward 12-year olds. What changed? I can’t wrap my head around it. (/Film)

 

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