Cinema: Guilty by Reason of Inanity

Guilty by Reason of Inanity

Nothing makes a moviegoer feel more isolated than sitting stony-faced through a comedy that makes the rest of the audience laugh and cheer. Am I blind? Or are they seeing things? With the new hit MY COUSIN VINNY, we vote for seeing things. This fish-outta-wautta farce plops a rude Italo-American (Joe Pesci) into the cracker barrel of an Alabama town to defend his cousin (Ralph Macchio) on a murder rap. Pesci, a vacuum-packed version of all Three Stooges, struts and mugs, but gets most of his laughs with his preposterous coiffure (Mr. Pesci's hair by Anthony Sorrentino). Other good actors are...

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