goes without saying that Jackass: Number Two is completely critic-proof.
no plot, no acting, and absolutely no subtlety. Jackass: Number Two,
just like 2002's Jackass and the TV series of the same name,
pranks and stunts that are served up one after another to test your personal
of comfort. No matter what anyone says about it, there will
be people lining up to see it.
Number Two (2006)
Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera,
Knoxville leads Bam Margera, Steve-O and pals into such vignettes
"The Fart Mask", "The Fish Hook" and "Medicine
Ball Dodgeball." Even if you use your
imagination about what will take place during these sequences after
hearing these titles, you're still likely to be surprised at what these
do to themselves and each other for a laugh. Unless you're completely
catatonic, there'll be something they do that will get a reaction
out of you -- although you may want to keep a barf bag in close proximity. (I don't
many bodily fluids on display in one 90 minute movie as I saw in Jackass:
fun of seeing a movie like Jackass: Number Two -- as was the
case for its predecessor, 2002's Jackass -- is not knowing
what will happen next
or to what extent
the cast will go to get something funny (and usually painful) on film.
Keeping that in mind, I won't give any of the
pranks and stunts away. I will say that some of the gags work better
than others but if one misfires there's
spite of yourself.
pointless to argue that this is high-brow entertainment. It is, however,
funny. Very funny. It's gross, to be sure, but it's supposed to be.
With so many comedies trying and failing to be funny, it's refreshing
see a movie that promises laughs and delivers them -- nearly non-stop
-- for 90 minutes. I can't think of anything wrong with that. Just
keep that barf bag handy.
Margera will soon be seen acting in Dream Seller, a movie he
directed, produced, edited, and penned. (Source: The
Internet Movie Database)