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Strangers With Candy

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Strangers With Candy

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
85 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/28/06
performer:
Amy Sedaris, Matthew Broderick, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Sarah Jessica Parker
director:
Paul Dinello
Producer:
Lorena David, David Letterman, Mark Roberts
distributor:
THINKFilm
author:
10597, 74795, 1835
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B

Freed of TV’s restrictions, Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert, and Paul Dinello gleefully indulge in myriad raunchy jokes in the film Strangers With Candy, a kind of ”prequel” to their cult Comedy Central series. Sedaris is 47-year-old high school freshman Jerri Blank, who leans on teachers Colbert and Dinello for guidance in this warped version of an after-school special.

EXTRAS
Caustic yet warm commentary by the three leads. Colbert cheekily notes that the big-screen version of Candy is ”an homage to ourselves.” Dinello responds, ”No one else is going to homage us.”

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