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The Deli

One gabby week in New Yawk retail. What loose plot there is in The Deli concerns the comical cash flow of owner Johnny Amico (Starr), a compulsively bad gambler, but the film swiftly collapses into local-color-by-numbers sketchwork — bookies arguing about oregano, fat guys overeating. Happily, this slab of bologna is spiced with playful cameos: Ice-T as a scowling meat man; Debi Mazar, with her largest hair yet, as a gun moll; and Welcome to the Dollhouse star Heather Matarazzo as a junior Debi Mazar. C

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