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The Wedding Singer

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The Wedding Singer

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
97 minutes
performer:
Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Allen Covert, Ellen Albertini Dow, Christine Taylor
director:
Frank Coraci
distributor:
New Line Cinema
author:
Tim Herlihy
genre:
Comedy, Romance

We gave it a C-

Practically worthless now, the The Wedding Singer (Maverick/Warner Bros.) soundtrack will be a boon to future pop historians. They’ll gain insight into alt-rock’s decline (The Presidents of the United States of America’s slapdash cover of ”Video Killed the Radio Star”) and marvel at how an era could produce both the trivial bombast of Thompson Twins’ ”Hold Me Now” and New Order’s epochal ”Blue Monday.” C-

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