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Film Review - The Package


Crude comedies are often troublesome, with most in a hurry to be offensive without being funny, hoping to get by on shock value. This year has been especially strange for R-rated entertainment, but “The Package” is trying to be the most outrageous of them all, and there’s something endearing about its mission to be absolutely grotesque. There’s a lot of extreme behavior and visuals in the picture, but screenwriters Kevin Burrows and Matt Mider, along with director Jake Szymanski, push through the basics in riff-happy entertainment to fine something inspired in the midst of utter nonsense. “The Package” has its issues with pace and substance, but there are big laughs to be found along the way, with the central grossness of the plot getting the movie to a level of playfulness that’s not often found with this type of vulgar funny business.  Read the rest at


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