1/4 of we hate movies | film programmer | physical media collector | cocktail maker | profane loudmouth with a heart of gold
It's by far the weakest of the original three, no question, but it still has its moments and I've seen it at least 20 times. Sadler's stunning beginning-of-movie nudity is still fantastic—helluva way to introduce a character, doing Tai Chi to the morning news on television.
Needed more Reginald VelJohnson, like all movies.
Truly abysmal stuff here. Heather Graham’s character is one of the most despicable people ever to grace a Christmas film. The character spends most of the movie being absolutely humiliated at every turn on top of being super-shitty to everyone in her path. The entire situation is one super-awkward douche chill. There were moments that made my skin crawl. I was pretty surprised Jason Biggs managed to make it through the whole movie without debasing himself in some way. Biggs…
UPDATE: It's now been seven years since I've seen this film. I think about it at least once a day, and have every day, since June the 14th, 2016. Yes, this is a one-star review, but in reality, it's a secret four-star affair.
It's like Napoleon Dynamite, The Room, Swamp Thing and Todd Solondz beat each other to death inside a Tim & Eric sketch, all set to a soundtrack from a Dan Deacon soundalike.
The titular 'Greasy Strangler' looks like…