Cinema: Ethnic Cartoons

At a group therapy session on Christmas Eve, Pandora Gold from The Bronx announces, "I've been trying very hard to give up my symptoms. I'm a failure at everything." At the same session, after Pandora is duly comforted, Giggy Pinimba from Brooklyn says defensively, "I get depressed around the holidays like everybody else, but I'm no fag."

Made for Each Other is the fitfully funny chronicle of their perhaps inevitable love affair. The trouble is that every ethnic stereotype that they represent is milked for every obvious laugh.

Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna, the actors who play the two leading roles, are also...

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