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The interpersonal dynamics haven't been scripted out very thoughtfully, so as the final 20 minutes wind down, it becomes increasingly tough for Penn and his talented cast to mine humor from a story that mandates they actually play elimination rounds of poker. Read full review
Nearly every actor has his or her moments of hilarity, but it's the surprises, like Herzog's terrific turn as a bunny-loving sadist, that make the biggest impact. Read full review
Delivers plenty of sharply funny moments. Read full review
What makes The Grand a memorable comedy is that the main stories are really about families – how they screw you up and how they save you. And you don't have to understand poker to know the rules of that game. Read full review
What The Grand lacks in originality it more than makes up for with its high percentage of funny moments. Read full review
The Grand is in the grand tradition of Christopher Guest "mockumentary" comedy satires: Its greatest asset is its eclectic, quirky-funny cast. Read full review
A defective poker comedy where the poker is a lot more interesting than the people playing it. Read full review
Each of these improv farceurs wins a few laughs. But not enough. Read full review
Well, nobody said The Grand was another "Best in Show." Read full review
The performers don't really seem at the top of their game here. Read full review
Think Best in Show minus the cute dogs and the funny parts.
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