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KERFUFFLE WATCH: Everyone’s pissed at Rex Reed again

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If you read this site with any regularity, by now you're probably familiar with the comedic stylings of New York Observer film critic Rex Reed, who we famously dubbed "<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/12/tribute-to-rex-reed-hydrox-poor-mans-armond-white" target="_blank">the Hydrox Armond White</a>," which seems unfair, though I'm not sure to whom.

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Rex Reed still not apologizing for calling Melissa McCarthy a tractor-sized hippo

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New York Observer film critic Rex Reed (who we've<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/02/rex-reed-called-melissa-mccarthy-a-tractor-sized-hippo-in-his-identity-thief-review" target="_blank"> profiled here before</a>) famously <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/02/rex-reed-called-melissa-mccarthy-a-tractor-sized-hippo-in-his-identity-thief-review" target="_blank">called Melissa McCarthy</a> "tractor-sized," a "female hippo," and a "screeching, humongous creep" in <a href="http://observer.com/2013/02/declined-in-identity-thief-batemans-bankable-billing-cant-lift-this-flick-out-of-the-red/" target="_blank">his review </a>of Identity Thief.

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Rex Reed explains calling Melissa McCarthy a hippo

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Rex Reed went on Mark Simone's show on <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/WOR-710-AM-s21780/" target="_blank">WOR 710 AM</a> in New York this morning (don't worry, I don't know what that is either) to respond to the controversy surrounding his Identity Thief review.

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Rex Reed Called Melissa McCarthy A 'Tractor-Sized' 'Hippo' In His 'Identity Thief' Review

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Rex Reed is a 74-year old film critic who once famously wrote the following sentence about South Korean people in his review for the film Old Boy: "What else can you expect from a nation weaned on kimchi, a mixture of raw garlic and cabbage buried underground until it rots, dug up from the grave and then served in earthenware pots sold at the Seoul airport as souvenirs.

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A Tribute to Rex Reed, the Hydrox Armond White

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I know FilmDrunk is considered <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/09/armond-white-likes-indiana-jones-crystal-skull-better-than-raiders-lost-ark#page/1" target="_blank">Armond White</a> territory, but I thought it was high time we took a look at another film critic who loves to ride the crazy train.

WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE

Weekend Movie Guide: Vikings, Russians, Hobos, Black Folks, Yuppies

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Phew, a lot of movies coming out this weekend, including two I've actually seen.

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Plot of ‘Charlie St. Cloud’ recreated with hilarious review quotes

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If you're new here, there's <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/tag/plot-recreated-with-reviews" target="_blank">this game</a> we play, where we recreate the plot of crappy movies using only expository quotes from its reviews (NO ANALYSIS.


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