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SCRAPING THE BARREL #2: Gigli October 26, 2009

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Gigli

I’ve always loved watching notoriously bad films but never really found the time or, well, a valid reason to actually sit down and watch them. But now, with no college on Wednesdays and a group of comrades willing to suffer with me, I can finally get around to watching some of the tackiest, most ludicrous and dire hours of my life. I’m hoping that most of them will fall into the ’so bad it’s good’ category.

The film: Gigli

The plot (or lack thereof) in a nutshell: A lesbian gangster makes friends with a male gangster who shouts a lot and a retarded man who they are holding hostage. Seriously.

What’s it like? We’ve all heard of Gigli. The notoriously dire film that temporarily killed the careers of stars Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck, but also was the catalyst for their ensuing relationship…

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