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New 'Three Stooges' Trailer: Less Snooki, More Underwater Fart

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As a movie on its own, the Farrelly Brothers' Three Stooges does not work. As a tribute by way of imitation, it works only about as well as when a dog starts howling along with someone singing. It's loud and tone-deaf, and though it's kind of funny what it's trying to do, you can't help but pray it would stop within the span of a YouTube clip. Watching trailers for the film makes the 1995 Brady Bunch Movie suddenly seem inspired. At least when that paid homage to a bygone relic, it had a bizarre self-awareness and a slightly more strongly-implied subplot of inherited mental illness. The Three Stooges is just an uncomfortable, misguided love letter that shouldn't be shown to anyone--the result of a group of people gulping down the Stooge oeuvre, letting it filter through their system, and excitedly sniffing at the odious Stooge farts they produce. Quite literally:


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You know, the more I see of his quick temper and bumbling, the less confident I am that Moe should be the one handling my investment future.

(Yeah, that's Moe.)

  • December 7, 2011
    The first trailer for the Farrelly Brothers' The Three Stooges is here, and to its credit, it does seem to capture the spirit and mannerisms of the original crew about as well as you could hope for. Unfortunately, it also injects the Stooges with supplemental iPhone gags and Sn... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2012
    This latest trailer for The Three Stooges has one moment that will make for an extremely popular animated gif and every other moment that should be relegated to a Vegas tribute act called A Few Dummies. You'll sort it out.... / Continue →
  • May 24, 2011
    Well, despite the existence of this hilarious novelty item that allows one man to effectively play all three stooges at once, the Farrelly Brothers have gone ahead and cast three separate guys to play the buffoonish trio, and have dressed them up in little wigs to make a Three ... / Continue →
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