Rob Schneider and David Spade welcome Jon Heder into the fraternity of comic actors who will never again enjoy a shred of credibility. In what can only be seen as a mass celebration of fiercely courted obsolescence, cinema's new Terrible Three appear as former bully magnets who lead a bunch of younger dorks in a righteous quest for baseball-diamond dominance. Here come The Bad News Bears to kick all their asses, and yes, we mean the Billy Bob Thornton Bears. Criminally unfunny, the movie is a string of half-baked "ideas" dreamed up by and for overgrown nose-pickers, lent a putrid coup de gr‰ce via the casting of child actors who can neither act nor speak intelligibly. Try this for a litmus test of failure: A gay man in a Speedo bounces a midget on his lap and you're still not entertained!
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