“The Heartbreak Kid,” review by Maitland McDonagh

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No longer top dogs in the Hollywood pound when it comes to blending frat boy yucks and icks with feel-good feelings – that honor now goes to Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen – the Farrelly Brothers redo Neil Simon and Elaine May’s perennially popular 1972 comedy THE HEARTBREAK KID. The results feel slack – sometimes funny, but slack. Read more

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Maitland McDonagh

Maitland McDonagh

Formerly TVGuide.com's senior movies editor/reviewer, Maitland McDonagh now has her own site, Miss FlickChick.com, and freelances for Film Comment, Time Out NY and other publications. She has written four books -- Broken Mirrors Broken Minds: The Dark Dreams of Dario Argento, Filmmaking on the Fringe, The 50 Most Erotic Films of All Time and Movie Lust -- and contributed to many others, including Film Out of Bounds, Fantasy Females, The Last Great American Picture Show and Exile Cinema. Read McDonagh's recent artilces below. For her Women On Film archive, type "Maitland McDonagh" into the Search Box (upper right corner of screen).