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Movie review: Taking offense to stereotype-ridden 'Jewtopia'

Movie review: Taking offense to stereotype-ridden 'Jewtopia'

If one-word reviews were acceptable, "Oy!" could completely cover the film adaptation of the surprise stage hit "Jewtopia." But since more is required, more will be heaped upon the heads of co-writer/director Bryan Fogel and his co-scripter — and the play's co-originator — Sam Wolfson for concocting such a thuddingly terrible farce. To call this winkfest toward an astoundingly retrograde sliver of Judaism offensive would be, well, offensive to the word offensive.

But Fogel and Wolfson gleefully, purposely, wallow in all kinds of time-warped ethnic — and other — stereotypes as they tell their decidedly lowbrow tale of a dimwitted but hunky Christian named, er,...

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