Los Angeles Times
Date: 2012-03-01
Author: Mark Olsen

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The movie called "Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie"did not cost a billion dollars to make. It was, however, written and directed by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, the raunchy cult comedians who have amassed a devoted fan following over the last decade with a string of lo-fi Web videos and cable TV shows designed to showcase their signature brand of comedy: one that pairs social critique with lowbrow buffoonery. In "Billion Dollar Movie," opening Friday in Los Angeles and already available on video-on-demand, the performers' hopelessly bumbling comic personas named Tim and Eric make the leap to feature films. The duo is given a giant sum of money to make a movie, though they fail miserably at the task. Desperate to repay the squandere...(read more)
... The movie called "Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie"did not cost a billion dollars to make. It was, however, written and directed by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, the raunchy cult comedians who have amassed a devoted fan following over the last ...
... the last of whom is also a producer on the movie. They also make room for plenty of slapstick-y jokes about the nature of friendship and a ritual involving a bathtub full of poo. Their humor is most decidedly not for everyone. PHOTOS: Hollywood Ba ...


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