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A Quick Tip by JP_Rocky_Raccoon

  • Aug 11, 2010
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Canada's 'Fido' has an impressive look and feel of the fifties, but the results are overlong and too deadpan. What would have been a great "Saturday Night Live" serial of skits is often too obvious and tedius in movie form.
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