Movie reviews w/related trivia, based on the TV series CLIPS, celebrity interviews, fun trivia contest, win FREE DVDs.

CinemaRoger Tennis
  L
overs
    Information
     Program
       Site

       Home   Reviews   Trivia   DVDelighted   Contest   Reel Requests   Gallery   Press   Picks   Links   Blog   About

CLIPS MOVIE REVIEWS
by Roger Tennis

On CLIPS In January, 2011
LITTLE FOCKERS  

Robert De Niro and Ben StillerGreg Focker (Ben Stiller) clashes with his father-in-law (Robert De Niro) over who will become the next family patriarch in this comedy from director Paul Weitz.

TRIVIA: Paul Weitz directed what 1999 teen comedy classic?


ROG'S VIEWPOINT
cameracamera    (2 CAMS)        RATED PG-13

Male nurse Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) has earned a little respect from father-in-law Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) while raising kids Samantha (Daisy Tahan) and Henry (Colin Baiocchi) with wife Pam (Teri Polo). Now he must prove worthy of becoming the next family patriarch, but a side job selling a male enhancement drug and the company's seductive rep (Jessica Alba) raise Jack's suspicions about his son-in-law. Confrontations occur and hilarity ensues. Or does it? "Little Fockers" is surprisingly laugh-free and the worst in the "Meet The Parents" series. A movie with experienced director Paul Weitz ("About A Boy") and a star-filled cast that also includes Owen Wilson, Barbra Streisand, Dustin Hoffman and Blythe Danner should have been much better. But low-brow humor and forced sight gags rule the day. Stiller and De Niro are obviously the main focus and they do the best they can with the anemic material, yet the story gets tiresome fast. The title may be "cute", but it's almost meaningless since the kids rarely appear. Die-hard fans may tolerate some of the on-screen antics and will probably cheer a whining Owen Wilson's return as Pam's ex-boyfriend. Unfortunately, the focked-up "Little Fockers" offers very little.

 

1999-2014
J-R Enterprises, Tempe, AZ.
All rights reserved.
Photos and certain artwork used on cinemaCLIPS are copyright protected and are the property of their respective owners. Studio logos & other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. Title graphic 1998
Video Graphic Design Studio