Movie Reviews in 50 Words: (F)

Family Guy: Blue Harvest (2007)
While fans of the show may find some value in this Star Wars spoof, series newcomers will want to toss this DVD into a drainage ditch far, far away. A few good gags aside, the art of comedic timing eludes this parody entirely, leaving you with a painful, funny-shaped void.

Bury it

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
B-team cast meets a positively rancid script as a young fellow grows up by outdriving the Yakuza. Pointlessly circling inside a packed four-story garage at night is usually called “trying to find mall parking on a Saturday,” not drifting. Alternatives to this flick: American Graffiti or coasting into a lake.

Bury it

Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Segel headlines in a product fresh off the Apatow conveyor belt about a heartbroken fellow on the rebound. Much like Superbad and Knocked Up, its brilliant flashes are drowned by swaths of excess footage, and at certain points it feels like Film Editing School, unfortunately, was the only thing cut.

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