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2 Ratings: 0.0
A movie directed by Greg Pritikin

Oscar®-winner Adrien Brody has a nifty role inDummyas a shy loser whose life is transformed by... ventriloquism. Living with his parents and his caustic sister (Illeana Douglas in good form), tongue-tied Steven can't hold a conversation to save … see full wiki

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Director: Greg Pritikin
2 reviews about Dummy
review by . September 26, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
*** out of ****    Greg Pritikin's "Dummy" is more or less significantly unlike most films that deal with the narrative theme of ventriloquism in an attempt to generate both laughs and sympathy for the character who acts as the puppeteer. Perhaps it's only unlike the rest of them because Pritikin's direction and script are both very honest without allowing either to drift off into some sort of bizarre-o fantasy like the ventriloquist at the story's center has. Without the game …
review by . January 30, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
My wife is a person who is one who likes to try all kinds of movies. Because of this and our Netflix membership a wide swath of films have passed though the doors of this house over the years. Some are good, some are bad, but there is usually one firm rule: No matter how bad a movie seems to be, my wife has always stuck it out to the end to give it a chance to get better...    ...until now.    To say Dummy was a failure is an insult to failures everywhere, …
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