How to Be Dumb

And in the end, how can you speak badly of a film where Death is defeated with the old "your shoes are untied" trick, or one that imagines a celestial realm where Albert Einstein spends his time playing charades? "Butch and Sundance: The Early Years. No? Er, Smokey and the Bandit 3...Smokey Is The Bandit," muses the father of relativity. Perhaps Matheson and Solomon, aware of the complexity of their robot-double plot, are slyly alluding to the third of the popular Jackie Gleason-Burt Reynolds pairings, in which Gleason played two parts before the film's clone-visuals were judged too confusing and reshot with Jerry Reed assuming one of the roles. Perhaps not. Who cares. As Abraham Lincoln once said, "Party on, dudes!

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