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click to enlarge My Super Ex-Girlfriend (PG-13) -  -  - Directed by Ivan Reitman  - 20th Century Fox  -  - When released in theaters, this latest Ivan Reitman - (Ghostbusters) film got nary a response, which - is a shame, because it's actually a very funny little - comedy that takes superhero conventions to a different - level. Instead of playing off the superheroics of its main - heroine, G-Girl (Uma Thurman), this film instead focuses - on her inability to have a relationship because, well, - she's crazy. When an everyday Joe (Luke Wilson) starts - dating her, he becomes so frightened of her constant - mood-swings and neediness that he dumps her. Of - course, this doesn't sit well with her, and she goes - nutso: throwing his car into space and hauling a great - white shark into his new girlfriend's apartment. With the - exception of a cop-out ending, it's actually laugh-out- - loud funny and a great waste of 90 minutes. - Louis Fowler
  • My Super Ex-Girlfriend (PG-13)

    Directed by Ivan Reitman

    20th Century Fox

    When released in theaters, this latest Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters) film got nary a response, which is a shame, because it's actually a very funny little comedy that takes superhero conventions to a different level. Instead of playing off the superheroics of its main heroine, G-Girl (Uma Thurman), this film instead focuses on her inability to have a relationship because, well, she's crazy. When an everyday Joe (Luke Wilson) starts dating her, he becomes so frightened of her constant mood-swings and neediness that he dumps her. Of course, this doesn't sit well with her, and she goes nutso: throwing his car into space and hauling a great white shark into his new girlfriend's apartment. With the exception of a cop-out ending, it's actually laugh-out- loud funny and a great waste of 90 minutes. Louis Fowler

click to enlarge George Carlin: Life is Worth Losing - (NR)  -  - Directed by Rocco Urbisci  - MPI Home Video   -  - George Carlin, although widely regarded as one of the - best comedians of the 20th century, has always struck - me as a little hit-or-miss. While his wry observations are - often quite funny, the problem is that he relies too much - on his misanthrope schtick, and, in his latest special, - Life is Worth Losing, it's in full swing; the basic - theme of this special is "suicide." His attacks on reality - programming are about three or so years too late, and - his idea of a suicide-based show on FOX is so drawn out, - that any humor that would have been derived from it is - sucked out the room  almost to the point of - awkwardness, like watching a burnt-out old uncle babble - on incessantly. This latest Carlin effort is for hardcore - fans only.  Louis Fowler
  • George Carlin: Life is Worth Losing (NR)

    Directed by Rocco Urbisci

    MPI Home Video

    George Carlin, although widely regarded as one of the best comedians of the 20th century, has always struck me as a little hit-or-miss. While his wry observations are often quite funny, the problem is that he relies too much on his misanthrope schtick, and, in his latest special, Life is Worth Losing, it's in full swing; the basic theme of this special is "suicide." His attacks on reality programming are about three or so years too late, and his idea of a suicide-based show on FOX is so drawn out, that any humor that would have been derived from it is sucked out the room almost to the point of awkwardness, like watching a burnt-out old uncle babble on incessantly. This latest Carlin effort is for hardcore fans only. Louis Fowler

click to enlarge The Exodus Decoded (NR) -  -  - Directed by Simcha Jacobovici  - A&E Home Video  -  - When trying to persuade people to believe an - unbelievable story, it helps to have a celebrity stand - behind you  then the people will believe anything. - Enter Titanic's James Cameron, who calls - director Jacobovici's discovery of what the highly sought- - after Ark of the Covenant really looks like, "the - story of the millenium." And how can I argue after - watching this convincing documentary/scavenger hunt? - The Jewish Canadian filmmaker explains how the story of - Exodus could be entirely true  10 plagues, sea parting - and all. He even finds Mount Sinai, where Moses received - the 10 commandments. Aside from the creepily bad CGI - framework, this show's about as addictive as The Da - Vinci Code novel. Call me a sucker, but I really want - to believe Jacobovici's assertions. This one's worth a - watch, even if to disprove.  Matthew - Schniper
  • The Exodus Decoded (NR)

    Directed by Simcha Jacobovici

    A&E Home Video

    When trying to persuade people to believe an unbelievable story, it helps to have a celebrity stand behind you then the people will believe anything. Enter Titanic's James Cameron, who calls director Jacobovici's discovery of what the highly sought- after Ark of the Covenant really looks like, "the story of the millenium." And how can I argue after watching this convincing documentary/scavenger hunt? The Jewish Canadian filmmaker explains how the story of Exodus could be entirely true 10 plagues, sea parting and all. He even finds Mount Sinai, where Moses received the 10 commandments. Aside from the creepily bad CGI framework, this show's about as addictive as The Da Vinci Code novel. Call me a sucker, but I really want to believe Jacobovici's assertions. This one's worth a watch, even if to disprove. Matthew Schniper

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