We all know they used this title to let
the writers go crazy with one-liners.
Meet the Fockers
is a sequel that works, in its own nasty way, thanks to pro veterans
Dustin Hoffman and Barbara Streisand.
I laughed at the humor, and was entertained
by most everything.
It's a good holiday flick that lets you
stretch your disbelief and have some fun.
Meet the Fockers proves
that big-name actors don't need a script to act
This sequel (like the original) is full
of episodic scenes to set up the payoff laughs (mostly puns on
the family name). And laughs there are--despite the sappy melodrama,
which sadly prevents this film from becoming a full-blown funfest.
As average as its predecessor, it still
contains some good comedic moments.
One thing I liked about this movie was
that the title lets you know what you're in for, and don't be
fooled by the PG-13 rating because it easily should have been
This film descends to a low level of stupid
vulgarity that is mostly raunchy.
The invitation that its title offers can
be misleading for some people this holiday season, so be forewarned,
this picture is not for the whole family and especially children.