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That Terrible 'Ted' Movie

rhodge Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 8:20 PM
Humanity hates you. For my own personal taste, Roger Ebert's reviews are most reliable, but not always. I loved "Galaxy Quest," for instance, but Ebert didn't care for it. I'll add this, Sgt. I'm probably 30 years older than the target audience of "Ted," but I still enjoyed it and thought it was funny. I wouldn't go with me Mum or with children, though. Best to you.
Seth MacFarlane, whose $100 million contract with Fox makes him the highest paid TV writer in history, is now trying to take over the cineplex, with the same old shtick. You could pluck his oeuvre out of the summer movie-preview articles without any difficulty. His was the one where the teddy bear comes to life and becomes a profane slacker who practically lives inside a bong and hires hookers in groups.

The movie's title is "Ted." It won its opening weekend with a $54 million gross at the box office. Clearly, MacFarlane's fans cannot consume enough of his pop-culture sewage.

"Ted" is...