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Part-Time Review: Unfrosted (2024)

  The might sound odd to say, but I think most comedy is better suited to other mediums than film: live shows, nightly tv, sitcoms, etc. Unfrosted is a perfect example of how funny ideas (often smart and layered ones) combined with funny individuals (legends even!) doesn't guarantee a funny movie without a genuine feel for the uniqueness of film comedy. Unfortunately Unfrosted feels likes a good 5 minute SNL sketch idea stretched out with lots of bad SNL sketch ideas to fill 90 minutes. The idea of a surreal and farcical take on the war between Kellogg's and Post to create the first commercial breakfast pastry is a good one and the writers go to creative lengths to fill out this universe. While much of this likely worked on paper and in small doses, it just doesn't hold up as a comedy FILM. One of the greatest faults of bad comedy films is that the jokes and their setups come first, the story and characters second. Unfrosted is filled with paper thin characters who bounc

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