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The Hottie & the Nottie

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Patti Arpaia

The Hottie & the Nottie

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
90 minutes
Limited Release Date:
02/08/08
performer:
Paris Hilton, Joel David Moore
director:
Tom Putnam
distributor:
Regent Entertainment
author:
Heidi Ferrer
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a D+

It’s a law of nature that Paris Hilton is more beautiful when she keeps her mouth shut. Her voice betrays her by making her sound much worse than bitchy; it makes her sound common. In The Hottie & the Nottie, Hilton is the babe whom Joel David Moore — a tart young clown who’s like Tom Green crossed with Paul Giamatti — has lusted after since the first grade. But to get to her, he’s got to find a beau for her best pal (Christine Lakin), a walking one-joke troll (rotten teeth, monobrow, toenail from hell). The Farrelly brothers could burp out a movie funnier than The Hottie & the Nottie, a farce of corrupt stereotypes that’s never more grotesque than when it pretends to be more than skin-deep. D+