First things first: of course it's better than Results May Vary. How could it not be? But let's not get ahead of ourselves — Charmbracelet is better than Glitter, Generation Swine is better than that pseudo-industrial Mötley Crüe album without Vince Neil, but that doesn't mean you'd want to listen to any of them.
Dundee, 30th May 1865
I certify that William McGonagall has for some time been known to me. I have heard him speak, he has a strong proclivity for the elocutionary department, a strong voice, and great enthusiasm.
— George Gilfillan
The movie has one merit: If you have unruly children, it may put them to sleep.
— Leonard Maltin on Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Well, let me see. Uma Thurman has nice eyes... No, there’s that thing where she keeps them open during kisses, so that’s out. Arnold... no. Clooney... no, that’s a bust too, even though he’s not that bad. Chris O’Don—What the hell am I doing? Look, no animals were harmed during the making of this movie! There!
The best that can be said about Ishtar is that Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman, two of the most intelligent actors of their generation, play dumb so successfully that on the basis of this film there's no evidence for why they've made it in the movies.
"Did you know this episode was nominated for [the Emmy Award for] Outstanding Hair Styling?"
"This is easily the greatest Canadian film about ostriches ever made."
— Brows Held High, Twilight of the Ice Nymphs
Buzz, aptly nicknamed for his apparent tipsiness during his promo, tried his hand at cheerleading for WWE and “our space program” (the United States’ that is)... That didn’t stop the astronaut from trying to ingratiate himself to the Canadian audience, though, accidentally damning the country with the faintest of praise. The Toronto fans should have been grateful to hear that Canadian engineers built the landing gear on the Apollo 11 lunar lander, but no. No one ever cared about astronauts anyway; back in the 60s, every little boy wanted to grow up to be a landing gear technician! The fans in attendance, thinking Aldrin was turning heel on them, booed poor Buzz, even after his enthusiastic exclamation of, “Woo. How ’bout that?”