Richard Roeper of ‘Ebert and Roeper’ was interviewed on CNN earlier today by Kyra Phillips, as the AOL/Time Warner owned network continued an all-day barrage of film critics on to blast the rival Sony Pictures film ‘Gigli’, starring Ben Affleck and fiance Jennifer Lopez. Responding to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution review calling the film a “pile of manure”, Roeper responded, “Well, Kyra, first of all, calling it a pile of manure is an insult to manure everywhere. I don’t know why anybody would say such a thing about manure, that’s such an insult. The worst movie of the century, I guess it depends on what century we’re talking about. This is an unbelievably, amazingly, awful film. from the very first frame to the very end. Jennifer and Ben pay playing the two least believable hitmen in movie history. She’s a lesbian, he’s a meathead. And they capture a guy who’s doing a bad imitation of ‘Rainman’. And they ride around in a convertible with him because that’s a good way to keep hostage out of the public eye, right? And there’s a moment where Jennifer Lopez’s lesbian lover shows up and slits her wrist, and I actually envied that woman at that point.” Read more.
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