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As a movie, Hamlet 2 is lively, energetically daft, and very, very scrappy -- a broader, more loony-tunes knockoff of "Waiting for Guffman." Read full review
It's Coogan's breakthrough star performance that holds it all together. He's sensational. Read full review
Like its low-key star, Hamlet 2 is more likely to elicit quiet chuckles than raucous laughter. Read full review
The movie is an ideal showcase for the talents of Coogan. Read full review
Elisabeth Shue has a strange role as a version of herself who has given up acting for nursing. Read full review
Attaining somewhat of a bad parody of a comedy, screenwriters Andrew Fleming and Pam Brady have slapped together a string of gags in a hit-and-miss dither. Some of it is quite brainy. Read full review
Mostly, though, there's the endlessly resourceful, endlessly inventive, bedazzling Mr. Coogan. Hamlet Schmamlet. Not since "Death of a Salesman" has failure been quite so entertaining. Read full review
There's a lot of potential here, and a sharper script might have made all the difference. Read full review
Only in its aggressively imaginative profanity is the film consistent. Read full review
In the new comedy Hamlet 2, Coogan comes perilously close to wearing out his welcome. It's actually a pretty fascinating sight. Read full review
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