Mad Money Reviews
Mad Money, a sisters-in-greed heist comedy that's like Fun With Dick and Jane crossed with Set It Off, may be a formula flick, but as directed by Callie Khouri, it gives you a good, infectious dose of its heroines' money fe
There's an old saying: 'I wrote you a long letter because I didn't have time to write a short one.' In the case of Mad Money, I'll write a short review because the movie won't sustain a long one. (It barely sustains itself.)
This leap might be a bit easier to take if the robbers involved weren't all straight from the female stereotype handbook. And if any of their male companions were given an ounce of credibility.
This strained heist comedy about three cash-strapped femmes is watchable enough for a few reels, but lacks the requisite wit and amoral energy to capitalize on its get-rich-quick premise.
Holmes, with Alice Cooper hair and crazy Jim Carrey eyes, looks terrible and acts worse, unless this movie is unintentionally a lobotomy documentary. Whatever could have happened to her in the last couple of years to zap the talent out of her like this?