Cinema: American Pie

Directed by Paul Weitz

The four horny virgins, the luscious girl who undresses in a boy's bedroom, the seductive mom who likes her whiskey and her men aged 18--virtually every urban legend of teen porn can be found in this all-raunch, no-style sex comedy. Writer Adam Herz and the hot producer-director team of Chris and Paul Weitz occasionally hint that a teenager's most poignant groping is for his elusive identity. But don't expect this summer movie to have the huffing charm of Austin Powers or the tuneful brass of South Park. In its mix of caca and sex gags and woozy sentimentality, this is really...

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